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Noordwijk, the Netherlands

Telecom Cybersecurity Engineer

Expires: May 21, 2021


Job Overview

On behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), we are looking for a Telecom Cybersecurity Engineer for their location in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, to join their Systems Security Engineering Section.
Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe and not by ESA.
The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Provide support to projects and programs in the area of security, including:
  • System security analysis, design and associated tools: covering all aspects related to the analysis and design of the security of the end to end system, including concepts, architecture, ground, space and hybrid ground/space systems and sub-systems, methodologies, standards and all associated tools for simulations and analysis. System security requirements definition and implementation, vulnerability and threat assessment, security engineering process lifecycle;
  • Security technology, techniques design, and prototyping: covering all technologies related to the implementation of security, InfoSEC, COMSEC, CyberSec, Appsec engineering;
  • Security accreditation and certification methodologies and processes. Security requirements derivation, design, implementation and verification from an accreditation perspective. Project Risk analysis and assessment, supporting toolsets, accreditation processes and methodologies, security standards;
  • Specific RF security technologies, e.g. telecom security techniques and technologies, secure TT&C and PDT links, radio navigation security technology, RF system security etc.
  • Provide support to projects for the implementation of security inside the systems, perform/support end to end security engineering, follow up security elements requirements derivation, design, implementation and verification;
  • Provide support to project Infosec/Cyber security and accreditation engineering, such as:
  • To perform/support project security risk analysis, vulnerability assessment during the life cycle of the project;
  • To define specific project security, certification and accreditation security requirements (HL SSRS /SISRS/Secops).
  • Provide support to projects and TEC for the implementation of the security directives policy, roles and functions (PSSO, etc.) such as:
  • To support and act as competent PSSO/ISO/SOZ5 and other security roles as for the Security Regulation;
  • Support awareness and training campaign on security process/policies and procedures;
  • Contribute to the R&D strategy and research programs elaboration and implementation;
  • Support to standardisation bodies in the field of competence.


University degree (MSc minimum) in telecommunications and signal processing or electronic engineering, as well as at least 4 years of experience in these fields;
Experience as cyber security architect is a strong asset;
Experience with penetration testing is a strong asset;    
Experience with RF security is a strong asset;
Experience with Telecom Security is a strong asset;
Specific knowledge in the security engineering;
Knowledge of space and ground systems architecture;
Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national security administration;
For candidates with less than 10 years experience, please provide the relevant academic transcripts in order to give the TRs a more complete candidate profile at the selection stage.

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