ICT Security Team Leader

Prague, Czech Republic, European Union Agency for the Space [GSA/2020/AD/002]

Field(s) of expertise
Information Technology
Job type

About this job

The ICT Security Team Leader will be actively involved in all ICT security activities
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The ICT Security Team Leader will be actively involved in all ICT security activities. He/she will have the following non-exhaustive list of tasks and responsibilities:
Management of the ICT Security team
• Coordinate, supervise and lead the team of ICT Security, including contractors, in order to provide effective and efficient operation of the GSA ICT security infrastructure (2nd level and 3rd level) and cyber security protection
• Develop work procedures, job objectives and ICT security project evaluations together with high focus on the ICT infrastructure cyber security protection based on SLAs and measured by KPIs
• Ensure implementation and continuous improvements of the ICT processes following ITIL and ISO 9001 standards
Infrastructure management
• Contribute to the development of ICT systems to improve the ICT security within the GSA
• Plan, implement and maintain the security measures to protect GSA ICT classified and unclassified systems, networks and data
• Provide proper configuration and management of ICT security equipment (firewalls, VPN, encryption, tokens, certificates etc.) including event logging and log analysis
• Provide protection of GSA ICT Systems from external threats Ensure the compliance of GSA ICT systems for processing of classified information with the applicable regulations, prepare documentation for accreditation and support the routine operations of relevant systems under ICT department
• Contribute to the development of ICT Disaster Recovery Plan and provide its testing and maintenance
• Keep up with the latest ICT security technologies, including hackers’ methodologies, in order to anticipate security breaches
• Ensure prevention of data loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect the GSA ICT systems
Contract Management
• Contribute to the contract management, preparation of tender and contract specifications by providing technical expertise
• Participate as subject matter expert in the development and the implementation of projects especially in the infrastructure domain
• Contribute to the ICT security budget management


The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application:
1. Have a level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma
2. Appropriate professional experience of at least three years after having obtained the required diploma
3. Be a national of a Member State of the European Union or Norway
4. Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen
5. Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service
6. Meet the character requirements for the duties involved
7. Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties
8. Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post

Temporary agents (2f) from EU agencies, in function group AD6 or AD7, are also invited to apply in accordance with the following GSA rules: https://www.gsa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/conditions_of_employment_of_temporary_staff_ta.pdf

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