EGNOS Security Engineer

Noordwijk, The Netherlands, ESA [12762]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Telecommunications Engineering
Job type

About this job

ESA is looking for a EGNOS Security Engineer.

ESA is an equal opportunity employer, committed to achieving diversity within the workforce and creating an inclusive working environment. We therefore we welcome applications from all qualified candidates irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, beliefs, age, disability or other characteristics. Applications from women are encouraged.


  • guiding and monitoring the implementation of Security Requirements by EGNOS contractors, at system and sub-system levels;
  • following closely security requirement derivation and design during sub-system development and qualification by contractors;
  • managing the status of SOCs, NCs, RFDs and RFWs from sub-system Contractors against Security Requirements, and the critical analysis of Industry Prime system assessment;
  • supporting the EGNOS Non-Conformance Review Boards;
  • supporting the EGNOS Technical Change Boards;
  • supporting the ESA EGNOS security team through review, comments andrecommendations, related to EGNOS security risk analysis or system security engineering documents;
  • supporting the definition of security technical measures required to cover identified security risk;
  • following closely the implementation of security measures in system and sub-system design;
  • supporting the EGNOS Accreditation Process, including:
  • provisioning the status related to sub-system security;
  • analysing and investigating EGNOS sub-system security in relation with contractors;
  • analysing the impact of security risks and risk treatment plans on EGNOS sub-systems;
  • analysing the penetration test findings and security patches.

You will be involved in EGNOS System milestones (reviews, key points, etc.), and in the preparation of and/or attendance to some Security Boards with EUSPA and EC such as SEC-EB, MSEB, GSAP addressing domains within your area of responsibility.

You will cooperate closely with the other EGNOS teams working on system design, or on development and qualification, in the EGNOS Project Office, as well with the EGNOS PA and Safety for sub-system review follow-up and for ensuring consistency between Safety and Security.


Technical competencies
Knowledge in security architectures, security hardening, cyber-security
Specification, design, development, deployment and testing of complex secure systems
Experience in applying system engineering principles, processes and standards
Experience in software processes and secure standards
Knowledge of project development phases
A Master’s degree in an engineering discipline is required for this post.
Additional requirements
You should have extensive experience in security technologies in a complex software system for large distributed systems.
Experience in security risk analysis will be considered an asset.

For a complete job description, click on “apply”.
The closing date for applications is 11 October 2021.
At the Agency we value diversity and we welcome people with disabilities. Whenever possible, we seek to accommodate individuals with disabilities by providing the necessary support at the workplace. The Human Resources Department can also provide assistance during the recruitment process. If you would like to discuss this further please contact us at contact.human.resources@esa.int.
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, Lithuania and Slovenia.
We offer
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
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