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Job Description

The European GNSS Agency is looking for Cyber Security Engineers to join our dynamic and expanding EU Agency.

The jobholder will report to the Head of the Security Department or his/her assignee

For more information on the GSA and the European satellite navigation programmes, click here.

 

TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

In line with the aforementioned developments, the Security Department is looking to recruit Cyber Security Engineers who will report to the Head of the Security Department or his/her assignee. The Cyber Security Engineers will work in one of the areas listed below and have in principle the following tasks and responsibilities:

 

Cyber Security Management

- Taking an active part in the implementation of the Agency’s Cyber security Awareness and Training plan;

- Supporting the update of the Galileo and/or EGNOS service security requirements and their implementation by the infrastructure providers and the operators;

- Contributing to the continuous update of the Statement of Compliance to the applicable cyber security requirements;

- Developing procedures for the efficient processing of cyber security management activities;

- Participating in the technical reviews related to cyber security aspects;

- Participating to the Agency’s Cyber security Panels and to the Programme Cyber security Boards;

- Supporting auditing and testing activities, participating in these and following-up their results;

- Driving the cyber security vulnerability management for the projects under his/her competence, in cooperation with Services departments (Galileo, EGNOS and others in the future) and the Galileo Security Monitoring Centre (GSMC);

- Contributing to the preparation of security accreditation files, security risks analyses and the associated security risks treatment plans related to cyber security aspects;

- Supporting the development of cyber security activities for the other space components (e.g. GOVSATCOM, COPERNICUS, SSA, …);

- Liaising with other GSA teams and provide cyber security engineering support as needed;

- Liaising with the other EU Agencies entrusted with cyber security activities, in particular ENISA;

- Providing technical support to the European Commission on the relevant forums focused on cyber security aspects.

Cyber Security Audit

- Maintaining the Agency’s cybersecurity auditing strategy, the cyber security audit programme and the cyber security audit plan for Galileo and/or EGNOS;

- Auditing the implementation of the Agency’s Cyber Awareness and Training plan;

- Reviewing the Statement of Compliance to the applicable cyber security requirements for Galileo and/or EGNOS;

- Developing procedures for the efficient processing of cyber security audit activities;

- Auditing the existing procedures for the cyber security management and the cyber security operational activities;

- Participating in the technical reviews related to cyber security aspects, in particular for the cyber security acceptance of the infrastructure and operations;

- Participating to the Agency’s Cyber security Panels and to the Programme Cyber security Boards;

- Promoting auditing and testing activities, taking an active part in these and following-up their results;

- Contributing to the review of security accreditation files, security risks analyses and the associated security risks treatment plans related to cyber security aspects;

- Supporting the development of cyber security auditing activities for the other space components (e.g. GOVSATCOM, COPERNICUS, SSA, …);

- Liaising with other GSA teams and providing cyber security engineering support as needed;

- Liaising with the other EU Agencies entrusted with cyber security activities, in particular ENISA;

- Providing technical support to the European Commission on the relevant forums focused on cyber security aspects.

 

Qualifications We Are Looking For

 

The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application:

- A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma when the normal period of university education is four years or more
OR
A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma and at least one year of appropriate professional experience when the normal period of university education is three years

- In addition to the above, appropriate professional experience of at least six years after obtaining the required diploma

- Be a national of a Member State of the European Union

- Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen

- Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service

- Meet the character requirements for the duties involved

- Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties

- Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post

Temporary agents (2f) from GSA and other EU agencies, in grade AD7 or AD8, are also invited to apply in accordance with the following GSA

 

Selection Criteria

All eligible applications, according to the afore-mentioned criteria, will be assessed against the requirements listed below solely based on the information provided by the candidates in their application. 

The Selection Board responsible for this selection will determine the criteria to be assessed in the various phases of the selection procedure (assessment of the application forms, interview and written test) prior to being granted access to the names of the applicants. All essential criteria will be assessed during the applications evaluation phase.

Non-compliance with any of the essential criteria may result in the exclusion of the candidate from the selection process. Advantageous criteria constitute additional assets and will not result in exclusion, if not fulfilled.

When filling the online application, candidates are expected to clearly include elements that demonstrate that their profile matches the requirements below.

 

Essential criteria

University degree in the exact sciences (e.g. engineering, physics, mathematics, computer science, telecommunications, electronics etc.)

Experience in Cyber security management or auditing

Experience in the field of information and network security (e.g. secure design, operations, security risk management)

Excellent command of both written and spoken English

 

Advantageous criteria

Experience in handling classified material at or above SECRET UE/EU SECRET (or equivalent)

Experience in a security accreditation, security certification, particularly with regard to the analysis of compliance to cyber policy, processes and requirements

Knowledge (by training or experience) of the security aspects of the European GNSS or other EU/Member State Space Programmes

Knowledge of relevant security standards (e.g. CISSP, GIAC, ISO 27000, ISACA, NIST)

Certification in cybersecurity domain (e.g. CISSP, GIAC, OSCP)

 

Behavioural competencies

Motivation

Excellent communication skills

Working with others and customer service mindset

Ability to work under pressure and prioritise

Recruitment Process

The only means of submitting an application for this vacancy is through the GSA e-recruitment portal https://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/jobs-opportunities

Please submit your application, via the e-recruitment portal, by 15/04/2021 11:59 (Prague time)

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About The Job

Location:
Prague , Czechia
Contract type:
Full Time
Experience:
5-10 Years
Deadline:
Expired
Department:
Cyber Security

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