EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Information Security Engineer, VN 17/32

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Darmstadt, Germany

Are you able to apply your broad and up-to-date knowledge in Information Security (IS) to support the implementation of EUMETSAT’s strategic initiatives across the critical domains of operational ground segments and IT systems?

EUMETSAT is the European satellite agency for monitoring weather and climate. Bringing together the resources of 30 Member States, we develop and operate a range of satellite systems surveying the atmosphere, ocean and climate that delivers data 24 hours a day. Our data is vital to weather forecasts that protect lives and property and to monitoring the changing climate. EUMETSAT is now developing the next generation of satellite systems, shaping its long-term future.

In line with our strategic focus on security, we have an opportunity for an Information Security Engineer to be based within our Generic Systems and Infrastructure Division. You will supervise, co-ordinate, implement and assess the information security for all of EUMETSAT’s operations. You will be part of a growing team of security professionals assigned to ensure our infrastructure and computer systems are robust and safe, now and in the future.

In this role you will supervise, co-ordinate and verify the implementation of the Information Security Management System (ISMS) for all EUMETSAT systems, including building infrastructure, network, storage, computers and software. You will also support the implementation of security measures across the whole of our organization and advise our Security Team about implementing a fast reaction capability to any identified threat or vulnerability. The ability to be proactive in the management of risks and the identification of pragmatic solutions is central to being successful in this role. Additionally you should have the skills to assess any proposed changes and ensure that there is no security risk to our organisation.

Along with a university degree in a relevant discipline, such as Computer and Network Security, you will have in-depth knowledge and proven experience of:

  • ISO/IEC 27001 & 27002;
  • security solutions and architectures for computer networks, computer systems and application software;
  • defining security-related requirements;
  • conducting security audits and ethical hacking on operational systems.

You will have excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills; including experience in leading a small team. We are looking for a resilient self-starter, with an ability to manage their workload autonomously. You need to be methodical and organised in your approach to work, with an eye for detail.

Experience of performing security management in 24/7 high-availability operations environments would be advantageous.

Please highlight your skills and experiences in your application.

The official languages of EUMETSAT are English and French. Candidates must be able to work effectively in English and have some knowledge of French.

We offer attractive employment conditions, with a competitive salary, comprehensive health and social welfare provision, and extensive relocation assistance, if applicable.

To learn more and apply online, please visit reference VN 17/32.

The closing date is 5 September 2017.

EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.

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