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Telecom System Security Engineer (RT-C/TEC-ESG/00639)

Job Introduction



Do you have strong knowledge in security engineering and space and ground systems architecture in the Space sector?  You could be our new Telecom System Security Engineer.  Come and join the Serco team at the European Space Agency. 

Serco is amongst 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.  

Role Responsibility

As Telecom System Security Engineer you will provide support to the Agency 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 thereat 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 ESA Security Regulation;

• 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

Do you think you are the person we are looking for? See below what experience or knowledge you should 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 security clearance from their national security administration.

Package Description

What we offer if you join our amazing team:

• Competitive Salary 

• Corporate Benefits Package 

• Exciting relocation package​ (if applicable) 

• Company events

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, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland.

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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