ESA is looking for a Systems Security Engineer.
Systems Security Engineer in the Commercial User Segment and Navigation System Validation Section, RF Systems Division, Electrical Department, Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality (TEC).
The Commercial User Segment and Navigation System Validation Section provides support to design, development and testing of pre-commercial and commercial ground (user/infrastructure) equipment, typically through ESA’s co-funded R&D programmes (e.g. GSTP and NAVISP Element 2). It supports the implementation and testing of satellite navigation, telecom, and Earth observation systems, including the development of dedicated test facilities. The section work covers both institutional and commercial programmes, including the validation and service preparation of existing navigation systems (e.g. Galileo and EGNOS) with management of the associated tools and test facilities, and development of GNSS (e.g. EGNOS and Galileo) Ground Segments Element (phase C/D) equipment design, procurement and testing.
In addition, it provides expertise to ESA programmes and projects for security engineering and accreditation engineering work.
You will report to the Head of Section and, within the technical fields described above, you will contribute to the Section’s work in the area of security. As part of your duties, you will act as Information Security and Project/System Security Officer for the Directorate of Technology, Engineering and Quality (TEC). In addition, you will support the TEC Offices in charge of the TEC IT systems infrastructure and architecture with the focus on security aspects and will be the focal point for security matters related to IT in the Directorate.
General responsibilities include the following:
As part of the role of Information Security Officer and Project/System Security Officer and in line with ESA Security Directives:
As part of the role of TEC IT system architect in support of the responsible organisational units:
When on duty and in the event of an emergency, you will be required to be able to take action outside nominal working hours and, if necessary, to be able to reach the site.
General background and specific experience in the technical domains covered by the position
IT systems architecture and IT technologies
Experience of managing security processes and security auditing standards
Security architecture, networks and communication systems for classified IT applications
ISO 27001 standard and protection against cyber security threats
Security engineering and associated disciplines, in particular communications and network security
Experience in laboratory activities and management
Experience in the preparation of procurement activities for technology development and innovation (statements of work, proposal evaluation, etc)
Experience in the management and monitoring of industrial activities, including participation in reviews
A Master’s degree in telecommunications, security, computer science or aerospace engineering is required.
A good background in security engineering as applied to space and RF and IT systems is required. In particular, solid experience and expertise in one or more of the five main security domains (i.e. Information Protection, Personnel Security, InfoSec/COMSEC, Physical Security, and Business Continuity Management) are required and preferably demonstrable with relevant qualifications.
Applicants must be eligible for security clearance by their national security administration.
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The closing date for applications is 21 December 2020.
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Please note that applications are only considered from nationals of one of the following States: Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Canada, Latvia and Slovenia.
The European Space Agency (ESA) is an equal opportunities employer that offers competitive salaries exempt from national income tax and excellent employment conditions, such as allowances for expatriates and relocation support.
For more information: http://www.esa.int/About_Us/Careers_at_ESA
The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world. ESA is an international organisation with 22 Member States. By coordinating the financial and intellectual resources of its members, it can undertake programmes and activities far beyond the scope of any single European country.
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