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GNSS Security Engineer AD7, Prague



Prague, Czech Republic 

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Engineering, Government/Non-Profit, Other, Technical

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Job Description:


The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is responsible for the operations and service provision for the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) EGNOS and Galileo. By developing a new generation of GNSS, Europe is laying the foundation for new high-technology industry development, leading to job creation and economic growth.
In this context, the Security Department proactively contributes to the fulfilment of GSA missions by providing the security expertise and support in order to (1) achieve successful security accreditation of the systems, (2) secure programmes’ implementation and exploitation and (3) ensure a wide, secure and sustainable use of the Public Regulated Service (PRS).

The GNSS Site Security Engineer will actively contribute to the fulfilment of the Agency’s duties related to the following main areas:
· Security support to the preparation of the security accreditation files for Galileo services, system and sites
· Security engineering support to exploitation activities of Galileo
His/her main tasks and responsibilities will in principle include:
· Support the security accreditation process of Galileo; maintain the schedule of accreditation activities; contribute to the preparation of accreditation files and security risks analysis for the exploitation phases and the associated risks treatment plans
·  Follow up the tasks performed by Galileo contractors in the preparation of the security accreditation files for Galileo
· Support to the development, review and continuous update of the Galileo security baseline along the different service milestones, ensuring that the related security documentation is properly maintained
· Support to GSA procurements (mainly those related to site hosting, infrastructure and operations) and assess the impact of changes to the security baseline
· Contribute to the establishment and continuous update of the Statement of Compliance to the applicable security requirements; follow-up to corresponding actions
· Technical support to the Commission, its GNSS Security Board and associated working groups when necessary

Job Requirements:


1. A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma when the normal period of university education is four years or more
A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies attested by a diploma and at least one year of appropriate professional experience when the normal period of university education is three years
2. In addition to the above, appropriate professional experience of at least six years
1. Be a national of a Member State of the European Union
2. Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen
3. Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service
4. Meet the character requirements for the duties involved
5. Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties
6. Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post
Application procedure
In order to consider your application valid, you are required to fill in and submit the GSA application form, which can be found on our website https://www.gsa.europa.eu/gsa/jobs-opportunities

A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here: https://www.gsa.europa.eu/sites/default/files/jobs/gsa-2018-562_gnss_security_engineer_ad7_0.pdf

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Full time
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European GNSS Agency

Prague, Czech Republic
Web Site: http://www.gsa.europa.eu/
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