cSOC – Security System Administrator

Darmstadt, Germany, Serco Europe [9570]

Field(s) of expertise
Space Systems Engineering
Job type

About this job

Serco is a leading Space Services Provider with thousands of skilled resources that has supported over 50 space missions on behalf of more than 10 Space or Government agencies around the globe, including the ESA and NASA. Serco offers space capability across the full space lifecycle from satellite testing to Launch services, LEOP to spacecraft operations, space surveillance to data management, and supporting downstream application development. With over 55 years history in the space sector Serco is well placed to contribute to National strategies and New Space ventures who want to scale their businesses/organizations with skilled talent.

For our activities at the European Space Security and Education Centre (ESEC) in Belgium and the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Germany, we are currently seeking to employ a highly motivated and enthusiastic Security System Administrator to work in an exciting innovative international environment.

The role will be part of the ESA Cyber Security Operations Centre (cSOC), a new Centre for cyber-security which will safeguard all ESA systems against malicious interference.


  • Deploy and manage ICT solutions in the operational environment.
  • Coordinate L1 maintenance of ICT infrastructure (servers, clients, network elements).
  • Insert root password of system elements in case of NCR/CCR.
  • Update root password of system elements after their single use.
  • Admin CSOC assets.
  • Manage the user access rights and contents of the assets.


  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products
  • Good knowledge of English both written and spoken
  • Team player with friendly nature and a willingness to learn.
  • ITIL qualifications an advantage.
  • Strong service focus and customer facing skills.



Within Serco we believe there is a place here for everyone. Diversity & Inclusion at Serco is based on a culture where every voice is heard, and every employee feels valued. Working together as one team, we can enhance the experience of our people and teams, improve the value of our solutions to better serve the missions of our customers, and make a difference in our world. We are enthusiastic and passionate about our work which is infectious. We allow our employees to take responsibility for their work and promote a positive working culture.


What we offer:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Comprehensive package of benefits offered by the company.
  • Assistance with relocation can be provided, details available upon request.
  • Engaging company events to foster team spirit.
  • Reimbursement of public transport expenses.
  • Company contribution towards a pension scheme.

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