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Galileo System Security Operations Engineer

European Space Agency


Posted 2 weeks ago

Join the forefront of space navigation security with ESA's Galileo System Security Operations Engineer role


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Noordwijk, NL

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Expires at anytime

Be part of the European Space Agency (ESA), a pioneering organization dedicated to exploring space and fostering a better understanding of our universe. ESA is known for its collaborative and innovative approach to space missions, research, and technology development. At ESA, you'll work alongside passionate professionals from all over the world in an inclusive and diverse environment that encourages growth and supports your career journey.

  • Contribute to the design and security functions of the Galileo system and segments.
  • Lead the operational requirements definition for SECOPS, PRS, and SECMON operations.
  • Master's degree in system engineering or a related field.
  • Minimum five years of relevant technical experience.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and within a team.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Eligibility for security clearance is a must.

The Galileo System Security Operations Engineer will be part of the Galileo System Security Unit in the Galileo System Security Service, Galileo Project Office, Galileo Programme Department, Directorate of Navigation.

The role: You will be responsible for contributing to the design and definition of security functions at system and segment level, aligning with Galileo system concepts, architecture, integration, verification and validation within the scope of operations. You will also lead the definition, analysis and consolidation of operational requirements for both system and segments, derived from mission/system requirements and operational concepts, encompassing SECOPS, PRS operations and SECMON operations.

Job requirements: A master's in system engineering or a related discipline is required for this post. You must have at least five years of technical experience in a field directly related to the position. You should be able to demonstrate that you can work in a fast-paced environment and handle pressure as may typically occur in a project team. You should be result-oriented, able to set priorities, and capable of presenting practical solutions both verbally and in writing. You should have good interpersonal and communication skills. You should have the ability to work autonomously, effectively and cooperatively in a diverse, international team environment, defining and implementing solutions in line with team and individual objectives and project deadlines. You should also have good technical, analytical, organisational and reporting skills, a proactive attitude to solving problems and an interest in innovative technologies. You must be eligible for security clearance from your national security administration.

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

Application details: Applicants must be eligible to access technology and hardware which is subject to European and US export control regulations and must be eligible for security clearance by their national security administrations. During the recruitment process, the Agency may request applicants to undergo selection tests. Additionally, successful candidates will need to undergo basic screening before appointment, which will be conducted by an external background screening service, in compliance with the European Space Agency's security procedures.


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