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Galileo Security Infrastructure Engineer

European Space Agency


Posted 3 weeks ago


Join the forefront of space security innovation as a Galileo Security Infrastructure Engineer


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Noordwijk, NL

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Be part of the esteemed Directorate of Navigation, a dynamic team at the epicenter of safeguarding Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system. With a mission focused on end-to-end system security, design and development of the Galileo public regulated service (PRS) infrastructure, and upholding the highest standards in security accreditation and cyber security, this is your chance to contribute to a crucial aspect of Europe's space initiatives.

  • Manage the design and definition of security functions within the Galileo infrastructure.
  • Play a pivotal role in system architecture and operations concept development.
  • Coordinate design reviews and procurement activities for security equipment.
  • A master's degree in system engineering or related discipline.
  • At least five years of technical experience in a closely related field.
  • Ability to navigate high-pressure environments and deliver results.
  • Strong communication, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Autonomy in a diverse, international team setting.
  • Eligibility for national security clearance.

Enjoy an inclusive work environment that celebrates diversity and provides necessary support for individuals with disabilities. Take part in a meaningful and cutting-edge field while being supported throughout the recruitment process by our dedicated Human Resources Department. Embrace your passion for innovative technologies and problem-solving within a role that offers a blend of teamwork and autonomy.

We are looking for a Galileo Security Infrastructure Engineer to join our team at the Directorate of Navigation. Our organization is exciting as we are in charge of security-related activities for the Galileo core infrastructure, including the end-to-end system security engineering, design and development of the Galileo public regulated service (PRS) infrastructure, security accreditation and cyber security.

The role entails managing the design and definition of the security functions at system and segment level as well as the associated interface control document. You will also contribute to the identification of the system architecture and to the relevant operations concept. You will coordinate with the segment design review to ensure the proper design of the security facilities and equipment. You will also manage the segment procurement activities for the security equipment in coordination with the Galileo Space Segment and Ground Segment Management Offices.

Job requirements include a master's in system engineering or a related discipline. 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 include working in an inclusive working environment. 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.

Please note that 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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