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Telecom System Security Engineer / Project Security Officer (RT-C/TEC-ESG/00620)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Serco is among the leading Space Industry and Services Companies. We have over 40 years’ experience in supporting the space sector: Since the creation of the European Space Agency (ESA), our employees have been providing everyday their technical, scientific and management skills to support the full range of European cornerstone space missions. 

Serco and Proud - Make a difference every day.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Telcom System Security Engineer /  Project Security Officer  based in Noordwijk (Netherlands).


Role Responsibility

The post-holder will provide support to the Agency projects and programs in the area of security, including:

•    Define specific project security, certification and accreditation security requirements (HL SSRS /SISRS/Secops); 
•    Perform/support project security risk analysis, vulnerability assessment during the life cycle of the project[s]; 
•    Provide support to projects for the implementation of security inside the systems; 
•    Perform (or support) end to end security engineering; 
•    Follow up security elements requirements derivation, design, implementation and verification 
•    Perform 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 including 
o    Methodologies, standards, and all associated tools for simulations and analysis used. 
o    System security requirements definition and implementation, vulnerability and threat assessment, security engineering process life cycle;
•    Derive security requirements , design, implementation and verification from an accreditation perspective; 
•    Familiar with RF security technologies, e.g. telecom security techniques and technologies, secure telemetry and telecommanding, and portable data terminal links, radio navigation security technology, RF system security etc. 
•    Support awareness and training campaign on security process/policies and procedures; 
•    Contribute to the Agency's R&D strategy and research programs elaboration and implementation; 
•    Support to standardisation bodies in the field of competence;

Successful Candidate

The successful Candidate will bring:

•    University degree (MSc minimum) in telecommunications and signal processing or electronic engineering, as well as experience in these fields. 
•    Specific knowledge in the security engineering. 
•    Knowledge of space and ground systems architecture. 
•    Candidates must be eligible for EU security clearance from their national security administration



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Package Description


Make a difference everyday.

At Serco everyone has an important role to play. Take pride in what you do.

What we offer if you join our amazing team:

• Competitive Salary 

• Corporate Benefits Package 

• Exciting relocation package​ (if applicable)

• Retirement plans

• Company events

• Contact Serco Europe Recruitment Team for further information 

About the Company

Serco is one of the world’s largest providers of public services to Governments employing over 50,000 people in over 20 countries. In Europe, Serco supports governments and international organisations in the delivery of essential public services with operations in Belgium, France and French Guyana, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland.

Serco is a trusted provider of services to National Space Agencies and the European Space Agency (ESA). We have over 40 years’ experience supporting the space sector and providing services for all stages of our customer’s space missions.

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service and to keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play. We have a mandate to execute brilliantly and our people lead and inspire based on our core values, Trust, Care, Pride and Innovation.

If you share our values and want to join a team of over 50,000 passionate colleagues globally we want to hear from you.

Make a difference every day.

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