Description Head of the IT Security Section in the Security and Shared Infrastructure Services Division in the ESA Information Technology Department, Directorate of Internal Services.
Duties Reporting to the Head of the Shared Infrastructure and Security Division in the ESA Information Technology Department, Directorate of Internal Services, the incumbent is responsible for the management of the Section, its resources and activities.
In addition, the incumbent will be required to contribute to various Section activities and to represent it in various boards and reviews, as necessary.
The incumbent is responsible for the planning, implementation and operation of security services aimed at improving and streamlining IT Security within ESA.
The Section maintains and oversees the evolution of the IT Department’s Information Security Management System (ISMS), offering security support through Security Officer and Security Architect roles to all projects within ESA’s IT Department.
Contribute to the Section’s projects and activities as required Technical competencies Cyber security (policy, detection, reaction, correction)Cyber vulnerability management and associated standardsIT architecture designProject and technical managementService portfolio management and service designIT service and operations management Leadership competencies Developing & motivating peopleDriving performanceFostering cooperation & effective team-workingLeading changeStrategic vision & business context Behavioural competencies Systems & Broader Business ThinkingCustomer FocusResults OrientationPlanning & OrganisationTeamwork Education Applicants for this post should have a Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in the information technology domain.
Additional requirements Candidates must have at least 10 years relevant experience in leading IT security teams in a large organisation with an international exposure managing a yearly security budget of at least €5m.
Candidates must be passionate about IT security, have broad knowledge, experience and expertise in the various IT security domains, together with experience in outsourcing and service management.
the ability to manage challenging situations proactively and constructively and to be customer-focused. Previous people management experience is an asset for the position, as is international experience, i.
e. outside the candidate’s home country, as well as experience in diverse functional areas relevant to the activities of ESA.
Applicants should be eligible for obtaining Personnel Security Clearance from his / her National Security Authority Other information For behavioural competencies expected from ESA staff in general, please refer to the ESA Competency Framework.
The working languages of the Agency are English and French. A good knowledge of one of these is required. Knowledge of another Member State language would be an asset.
The Agency may require applicants to undergo selection tests.