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Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer (ESA-ESTEC)

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Sapienza Consulting [ESS856]

Field(s) of expertise
Telecommunications Engineering Electronics Engineering Software Engineering
Job type
Permanent
Education
Master
Deadline
23/08/2022

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Communication Systems & Technologies Engineer for Sapienza to work on our Customers Site (ESA-ESTEC).

Sapienza has been a partner of ESA for almost 30 years, and we pride ourselves in supporting a wide range of missions including Galileo, MTG, Copernicus and ExoMars. Our team is international with activities across the U.K., the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.

Responsibilities

  • Providing systems security engineering support and expertise
  • Contributing to the definition of system security architecture and security requirements for ESA projects/missions
  • Supporting system design reviews on security aspects
  • Acting as a Technical Officer to research and development security activities
  • Participating actively in security assessment activities in a lab environment or as a part of a project
  • Participating in feasibility studies, project reviews and evaluation of procurement proposals in the field of security
  • Contributing to the definition of security technology development requirements and work plans for the Agency’s technology programmes
  • Participating in the follow-up of industrial contracts related to procurement of expertise, technology development, laboratory tools, equipment, etc
  • Conducting security risk assessments and supporting security risk management by proposing suitable security mitigations and countermeasures
  • Monitoring applicable technological trends in the field of security and maintaining state-of-the-art expertise
  • Supporting the engineering, validation and testing of a Security Operations Centre (SOC) / Security Monitoring System
  • Supervising vulnerability assessment / penetration testing activities on ESA projects and programs and analyse their results

Profile

  • A Master or PhD degree or equivalent in Cyber Security, or Telecommunications Engineering or Computer Engineering or similar with a strong knowledge of Security
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge and experience in Systems Security Engineering
  • Very good knowledge of security architectures, network security and communication systems
  • Good knowledge of modern Applied Cryptography
  • Knowledge of Space and Ground systems architecture
  • Very good knowledge of network protocols and standards
  • Knowledge and experience on vulnerability assessment
  • Experience of managing security processes and vulnerabilities and risk assessment
  • Strong personal interest on R&D in the area of security
  • Having CISSP and/or a GIAC certificate is a plus
  • Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national security administration
  • Proficiency in the English language (spoken and written)
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU

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