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May 22, 2018

Cybersecurity Engineer (M/F)

Being part of the Security Team and reporting directly to the Chief Security Officer, the Cybersecurity Engineer will be in charge of activities related to the Security Department missions, to the benefit of ESSP or its Customers.

Those activities range from the design, the qualification, the implementation and the operation of security solutions to security expertise provided to Projects, IT and Operational Teams or to our Customers. 

The Technical Security Engineer will do security risk analyses and proposes security measures for mitigating risks; he/she will also able to deliver security studies requiring its unique technological or methodological expertise.   

The Cybersecurity Engineer’s missions

Under the authority of the ESSP CSO, the main missions of the Cybersecurity Engineer are:

Security solutions

• Management of security projects

• Design of security architectures and solutions

• Security risk analyses

• Test and qualification of security solutions and systems

• Support to IT & Operations (incidents, evolutions, recommendations, …)

Cybersecurity expertise

• Security watch (technologies, threats, …)

• Security audits (scans, pentests, configurations, hardening, etc.)

• Security assessments (equipment, OS, application, source code, etc.)

• Promotion of best practises (operational security, system development, security monitoring, etc.)

• Security monitoring (SIEM, Event Correlation, Alerting, …)

Security governance and control

• Security requirements analysis

• Definition of security policies, processes and operational procedures (SecOPS)

• Security directives and guidance documentation


Generic Skills

• Be able to:

- Understand, analyse and reformulate users/customers/projects’ needs and requirements

- Define and write technical documentation; have editorial capabilities

- Act as consultant and facilitate the decision making process

- Evaluate the impacts of technologies and solutions on information systems and operations

• Have pedagogical capabilities

• Have good communication skills; able to lead technical meetings

• Rigorous, pragmatic and discrete

• Curiosity and ability to self-learning

• Autonomous with good capability for team work

• Good English Level (B1-B2) - CECRL

• Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio)

Specific Skills

• Good knowledge of information systems and IT technologies

• Good knowledge of:

- System security (Linux, Windows, VM, system hardenin, etc.)

- Network security (firewalls, IPS/IDS, VPN, proxy/reverse proxy, WAF, antimalware, etc.)

- Authentication (AD, LDAP, Kerberos, Radius, smartcards, PKI, etc.)

- Communication and data security (encryption, IPSEC, etc.) 

• Knowledge of cybersecurity tools (SIEM, Nessus, Kali, etc.)

• The knowledge of one or more of the following domains would be considered an advantage:

- Knowledge of security risk assessment methodologies (ISO 27005, EBIOS, etc.)

- Some experience of scripting (PowerShell, Shell, Python, VBS, etc.) or dev (VB.NET, C#, etc.) 

- Knowledge of GNSS and CNS technologies

- Practical knowledge of ISO2700x series

- European regulation applicable to Information System Security and to GNSS in particular

- Communication technologies for radio and space segments 

Job features

Available for travels in Europe.

Access to this position may require a Personal Security Clearance (PSC) at “EU-Confidential” levelEngineer.

Master or equivalent degree

A first professional experience (and/or traineeship in cybersecurity) is desirable. 

Please send your application file only by e-mail to the following address:

Job Location: Toulouse (France)

Type of contract: Full time/ Permanent

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