Systems Engineer (CIS Security) (NATO-NCIA)

Mons, Belgium, Sapienza Consulting [C002396]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting, a Serco company, is recruiting a NATO Secret cleared Systems Engineer (CIS Security) to work on the AAS Project at NATO-NCIA.


Duties & Role:


  • Manage multiple Trellix ePolicy Orchestrator (EPO) installations, controlling thousands of endpoints on numerous security domains for the entire stack of supported endpoint security products. In doing so they ensure that: the correct configuration is in place, that all services are present for all end-points in scope, the functionality and performance of the target systems is not affected.
  • Conduct remediation activities in collaboration with the NCI Agency Service Delivery Managers.
  • Responsible to implement an adequate level of information security posture to CES systems.
  • Assist the team with the provision of information security oversight of all CES Managed CIS and networks within the Agency, both for internal operations and for the Agency’s customer-funded Networks, Programme of Work, and ensures the adequate level of systems/data protection in accordance with NATO INFOSEC policies and directives.
  • Conduct internal vulnerability assessment testing on CES systems and provides associated reporting.
  • Plan, deploy, and configure a variety of hardware, software, and security products.
  • Provides feedback, advice and guidance to senior management in the areas of enterprise architecture, NATO security accreditation activities, procurement as well as training and awareness programmes.
  • Deliver CIS Security awareness presentations.
  • Performs other duties as may be required


Skills, Knowledge & Experience:


  • The candidate must have a currently active NATO COSMIC TOP SECRET security clearance
  • Essential to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science combined with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a CIS Security related post, or a Secondary education and completed advanced vocational education (leading to a professional qualification or professional accreditation) with 7 years post related experience.
  • Expert knowledge of Trellix ePO and managed products (ENS, DLP, MAC, RSD).
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles of computer and communication security, networking, and the vulnerabilities of modern operating systems and applications
  • Experience with implementation and integration of CIS Security protective measures in Active Directory based environments.
  • Experience with Cyber Hygiene and the top 20 Critical Security Controls for effective cyber defence.
  • Practical hands-on experience in system and network administration.
  • Ability to investigate and analyze complex scenarios and solve problems in innovative ways
  • Excellent communication abilities, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate complex issues clearly and successfully to a variety of audiences and teams


  • Holding recognized professional qualification within the CIS Security domain
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements

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