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Galileo Security Engineer - Space unit



Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

Position Description:

Are you motivated by the opportunity to work for Galileo? Galileo is Europe’s own global satellite system and currently consists of a constellation of 22 satellites. It is capable of providing a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service under civilian control. The system is still under development and has recently entered the Exploitation Phase. To strengthen our team responsible for the Security Parts of the Key Management Facility of the Galileo Mission Segment, we are looking for a medior Security Engineer. You will play a key role in developing a mission-critical systems for one of the most prestigious space programmes.

Your role in our team
Your role as a Security Architect/Engineer is at the forefront of safeguarding our space systems. Join our team and make a profound impact on the security and resilience of these intricate technological marvels. If you are passionate about securing complex systems and have a solid understanding of diverse security aspects, we invite you to be part of our mission. Let's fortify the future together! Your key responsibilities are:

• Your keen eye for detail allows you to perform thorough security risk analyses on system designs, ensuring potential vulnerabilities are identified and mitigated.
• Working closely with system design teams, you contribute to building resilient systems that can withstand security challenges.
• You define and design technical security measures, creating robust barriers against potential threats.
• You play a vital role in supporting the security accreditation process, helping the system meet the necessary security standards and requirements.
• our involvement extends to working with the system team to build and validate security measures, ensuring they are effectively integrated.
• You remain vigilant in monitoring the correct implementation of all security measures, ensuring that the security posture remains strong.

How you strengthen our team
Your expertise is essential in analyzing security risks, devising comprehensive security strategies, and designing solutions for space systems. Your responsibilities span a wide spectrum of security aspects, encompassing network security, cryptographic solutions, application security, ISO27001, and security accreditation.
Here's how you, as a valued team member, bring your unique strengths to the table:

• With a Bachelor's degree (HBO or WO) or higher, specialized in Information Technology or its equivalent, you bring a strong foundation to our team.
• You have over 3 years of experience as a security engineer, mastering the complexities of securing intricate systems and providing invaluable insights.
• Your background extends to space projects, and you possess valuable experience in security evaluation and accreditation, making you a well-rounded asset.
• Your security certifications (CSSLP, CISSP, etc.) showcase your commitment to excellence in the field, offering added assurance to our clients.
• Your strong written and verbal communication skills in English shine while working harmoniously within a team, promoting effective collaboration and understanding.
• Your willingness to travel to client sites and other CGI offices across Europe demonstrates your dedication to delivering top-notch solutions, no matter where the mission takes us.
• Your unique qualifications and professional attributes are integral to our team's success. Join CGI Space, and let's make an impact together as we secure the future of complex systems in the world of technology and space.

Please note that holding an EU passport is mandatory for obtaining an EU Personal Security Clearance at the CONFIDENTIAL level, which is a part of our selection process.

Why CGI?
CGI is one of the world's largest IT consultancy firms. Our people keep the Netherlands running. Government agencies, banks, (aero-) space, infrastructure organizations and energy and manufacturing companies are clients of CGI. We work on interesting projects that touch the daily lives of millions of people. We are present regionally, augmented with global domain knowledge, our ecosystem, and colleagues spread all over the world. We are proud of the impactful projects that we, together with our colleagues, make a success.

At CGI, we place great value on diversity and inclusion, as this not only promotes collaboration but often leads to better results. We look forward to your contribution to our team!

• Work in small self-managing teams consisting of experts in your field
• Take control of your own career with the space to continue developing yourself
• You work with the latest technologies
• An excellent salary and attractive secondary employment conditions
• Immediate permanent contract
• Part-time possibilities
• And the opportunity to become a CGI shareholder

Join our team of experts and apply now!
We will contact you as soon as possible. Questions about the position? Ask them to Gert Mariën, Director Consulting Services via
For more information about the application procedure, please contact recruiter Chris Nikijuluw via + 31 6 204 51 105 or

We do not collaborate with external recruitment agencies. Therefore, unsolicited acquisition is not appreciated.

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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