Communication Systems & Technologies (21-11-003)

Job Description

 

We are looking for a Communication Systems and Technologies Engineer to support our client ESTEC. You will join a team that supports 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 threat 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, implement-tation 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.

 

Required Skills and Experience

 

  • University degree (MSc minimum) in telecommunications and signal processing or electronic engineering, as well as experience in these fields, with particular emphasis on digital communication system and sub-system techniques, high-speed processing techniques for communication via satellites
  • Specific knowledge in the security engineering.
  • Knowledge of space and ground systems architecture.
  • Knowledge of satellite communication architectures and techniques.
  • Experience in analysis and design of modern digital communication systems, coding and synchronization issues.
  • Familiarity with modern communication system and sub-system simulation techniques, as a minimum Matlab and C/C++ program languages.
  • Knowledge of modern prototyping and testing methodologies for digital communication sub-systems is also preferred.
  • Candidates must be eligible for security clearance from their national security administration.

 

Work Location

Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Dates

Application Deadline: 03 March 2021

Start of Work: 01 April 2021

Important Notes

Before applying to this position, please read the page How to Apply.
Applicants must be EU citizens or have a valid work and residence permit for the above-mentioned work location.
Security, identity and reference checks on the candidates are part of the recruitment process.

Job Application

Please send your applications electronically to career@solenix.ch before the application deadline 03 March 2021.