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Security Satcom Engineer


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Description: 

Job code: RT-C/TIA-TIS/00070

Job posted on: Tue, 2018-01-23 13:20

Location: ESTEC-Noordwijk

Country: The Netherlands

Education: Master degree

Contract type: Permanent

Start Date: within 2 months

Requirements

• Master’s degree in telecommunications engineering and/or computer

science

• At least 4 years of experience in security system engineering , including

cryptography

• Security Clearance granted by an ESA Member State, valid or previous

• Specific experience in

• security certification and accreditation processes

• cyber-security, system threat analysis and security testing and

validation tools

• Internet, secure IP and applications/networking technologies.

• Fluent in English.

• Additional qualifications considered as desirable assets:

• Familiarity with modern networking simulation tools

• Knowledge in Quantum Cryptography technologies

• Familiarity with TT&C transmission techniques together with the main

related CCSDS standards

• Familiarity with state-of-the art security concepts (security for

Information Centric network, Blockchain etc)

• Knowledge of an additional member state language would be a strong

asset.

The deadline for the application is 17/02/2018

Contact information: l.petkov@vitrocisetbelgium.com o.recca@vitrocisetbelgium.com jobs@vitrocisetbelgium.com

Specific Tasks

The post holder will be the technical lead support for all security-relatedmatters w.r.t
• programme preparation and projects of TIA-TIS, including the ScyLight
Programme including QKD, the EDRS/GlobeNet Phase C/D/E1
Preparation, as well as
• for other TIA-TI and TIA-T programmes and projects, including the ESA
GovSatCom Precursor implementation, GOVSATCOM demonstration
programme activities with EDA, support to EU GOVSATCOM
preparations, IRIS for air traffic management, and – as required –
security aspects of 5G.
The Security SatCom Engineer will provide technical expertise in the
areas of:
• End-to-End Telecom and SatCom Network and Cyber-Security
• Secure hosted payload concepts and Secure TT&C links
• Security Accreditation and certification processes
• Cryptography
• Spread Spectrum
• Data Link Security
• Cryptographic Processors
• Secure Key Distribution and Management Concepts including Quantum
Cryptography Technologies and Key Distribution
• Security-related aspects of Air Traffic Management Systems, including
space-based ones.
• Physical and information security of the programmes and activities
The activities include:
• Security System Engineering (requirements phase, implementation and
validation/ certification stage)
• Support to the security certification and accreditation process (definition,
follow-up of implementation)
• Specific engineering support to space projects developed by ESA
and/or by major European industries/operators, including in cooperation
with EU institutions and including handling of classified information
• Design, implementation and testing tasks for technological projects
• Validation of designs by means of analyses, simulations, laboratory
testing and field trials (possibly in co-operation with third parties)
• Assistance in preparation of invitation to tenders related to ESA R&D
and implementation activities and contracts technical follow-up
• Cyber-threat model characterization (identify – explore attacks that are
able to compromise an end-to-end network), Vulnerability analysis, Risks
analysis and mitigation plan
Ideal Candidate: 
Requirements
 
• Master’s degree in telecommunications engineering and/or computer
science
• At least 4 years of experience in security system engineering , including
cryptography
• Security Clearance granted by an ESA Member State, valid or previous
• Specific experience in
• security certification and accreditation processes
• cyber-security, system threat analysis and security testing and
validation tools
• Internet, secure IP and applications/networking technologies.
• Fluent in English.
• Additional qualifications considered as desirable assets:
• Familiarity with modern networking simulation tools
• Knowledge in Quantum Cryptography technologies
• Familiarity with TT&C transmission techniques together with the main
related CCSDS standards
• Familiarity with state-of-the art security concepts (security for
Information Centric network, Blockchain etc)
• Knowledge of an additional member state language would be a strong
asset.
The deadline for the application is 17/02/2018
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