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Defensive Security Design Support

  • Prague, Praha, Hlavní město, Czechia
  • Toulouse, Occitanie, France
+1 more

Job description

We are looking for multiple people in support of Defensive Security Design on behalf of and in support to our client for multiple locations in Europe: Prague, Saint-Germain-en-Laye (France), Madrid (Spain), Noordwijk (the Netherlands), Oberpfaffenhoffen (Germany), Fucino (Italy) and Toulouse (France). The selected candidate should show integrity and professionalism. Please note that the start date would be the beginning of April 2024 and that the engagement will be in two consecutive phases (within and after October 2024).

The activities below will include frequent access to classified security areas and systems. They may entail meetings in the other client's premises in Europe, EC premises in Brussels, ESA premises in Noordwijk – ESTEC (The Netherlands) or other European centres, Galileo Control Centres in Fucino (Italy) and Oberpfaffenhoffen (Germany) or other space programme sites across the world (for a few tasks).

Please note, the successful candidate will be employed by ATG Europe (or one of its subsidiaries). Furthermore, upon selection, they will be subject to a general security screening performed by an external provider (further information will be provided at interview stage).

The successful candidate will be tasked with, but not limited to:

  • Identify possible threats;
  • Assure security mechanisms implementation in order to properly protect the data and control flows;
  • Assure multiple layers of security (Physical security, Network security, Host security, Application and Data security) implementation against security threats using a riskbased approach;
  • Assure that the design addresses the requirements and the threats defined for the product ;
  • Assure that the secure design best practice have been followed;
  • Maintain the security technical baseline (policies, requirements, concepts of operations);
  • Perform and maintain traceability of the security technical baseline to mission requirements;
  • Support the flow down of the security technical baseline in EUSPA procurement projects (e.g. for Galileo: GSC, RLSP);
  • Manage cyber security requirements consolidation and evolution in the identified requirements management systems: i.e. DOORS;
  • Review and update of templates (e.g. network map template, cybersecurity report templates, etc.);
  • Support the update of existing specifications in line with evolution of the EU legislation, international standards (ISO/IEC) and best practices;
  • Support the improvements of the current cyber security specifications and requirements to remain on the state of the art, via the submission of DCP/DCN;
  • Support technical reviews of EUSPA procurement contracts with focus on cyber aspects, along service/system development lifecycle milestones (e.g. PDR, CDR, AR) of Service Facilities and other EUSPA procurements within the accreditation perimeter;
  • Monitoring, verification, assessment of cyber security requirements implementatio(SOCs, RFD/RFW, VCDs, Test reports) in the relevant contracts and procurements (e.g.for Galileo: GSOP, GSC, RLSP, GRON, Sites);
  • Support the definition of new/updated cyber operational scenarios;
  • Support the establishment/update of the Cyber Network Map for the system in design/development/deployment;
  • Support the Cyber Awareness Team for the cyber awareness/training within the Agency ;
  • Monitor and review the implementation of the security technical baseline in EUSPA procurement projects;
  • Monitor and review cyber related deliverables that are being delivered as part of various contracts (DRL or based on Cyber Requirements);
  • Participate to project reviews, focusing on aspects related to the security technical baseline;
  • Participation in CCB – Configuration Change Boards assuring the cyber security posture considered in board decision;
  • Participation in ARB - Anomaly Review Board meetings assuring the cyber security posture is considered;
  • Participation in CRP - Cyber Review Panel meetings. Active involvement in cyber issues resolution;
  • Participation in CRB - Cyber Review Board meetings. Active involvement in cyber issues resolution.
  • Assure cyber related information is properly exchanged among various teams, mainly EUSPA HQ CYBER SEC team, GSMC cyber team, EUSPA HQ SECOPS team, EUSPA HQ CIA Team;
  • Report to EUSPA CSM.

Job requirements

  • Master degree in Engineering or relevant field; Possibly Bachelor with solid experience as a fall back option;
  • Between 2 and 10 years of relevant working experience in security engineering for classified environments / defence;
  • Exposed to ISO27001 / 27002 certified environments and COMSEC information;
  • One or more of the fields of expertise are required:
    • Security Governance and risk management;
    • Security Audit and implementation;
    • Service and facility management;
    • Handling of classified documentation (EU, NATO);
    • Security accreditation;
    • Business development.
  • ISO27001 audit experience is an asset;
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken;
  • Eligibility to work and live in the EU;
  • Eligibility for EU Personal Security Clearance is mandatory.

Please submit your application in English via the apply button below. Applications submitted in other languages will not be considered.


  • Prague, Czechia
  • Toulouse, France
+1 more


What do we offer?

In ATG Europe (or our subsidiaries) you will have the chance to work on the most interesting and technologically advanced projects in the space, big-science, and high-tech domains. You will enjoy the focused yet relaxed spirit and culture of our teams and the excellent working conditions our company provides. We firmly believe that development and growth perspectives are crucial to everyone’s career, and we therefore provide you with a personal development plan, regular assessment checkpoints and a dedicated training and education budget to support you, not only in your current work, but also paving the road to your next professional steps.

For those relocating in order to embrace a new career with us, we offer international relocation assistance in settling in your new home or finding the right school for your children and a relocation budget that is applicable to all ATG staff.

About ATG Europe

Today, ATG Europe is recognized as a leading provider of specialized engineering, scientific and technical services to the European Space, Big-Science, and high-tech industry. Our headquarters are located in Noordwijk, the Netherlands and we have subsidiaries in Germany, Ireland, Spain, Italy, and the UK. Besides these countries, ATG also operates in France, Czech Republic, Sweden, Norway, and Belgium.