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Engineer, IT Network Cyber Security

Requisition Number:  14883
Contract Type:  Permanent

Bucharest, RO Manassas, VA, US Munich (Unterföhring), DE The Hague, NL Betzdorf, LU


The jobholder designs network security concepts that effectively mitigate network security risks, while accommodating complex operational needs.

He/she designs and implements network security controls in accordance with network security concepts to ensure secure, resilient, available networks that adequately safeguard information assets of SES, its affiliates and commercial platforms.

The jobholder will also provide IT security related project support and internal consultancy within the organization as well as for customer related projects.




  • Plan, design and document network security concepts that effectively mitigate network security related risks, while accommodating complex operational needs
  • Plan, design, implement and document network security controls in accordance with network security concepts, including multi-vendor firewalls, VPNs, IDS/IPS, web proxies, email security gateways, web application firewalls, network access control, etc.
  • Define network security policies that balance mitigation of information security risks and operational needs
  • Plan and perform complex operational tasks, such as hardware and software upgrades, enhancements and configuration changes of the network security infrastructure in cooperation with the IT Operations team
  • Provide third line support for the troubleshooting of operational problems of the network security infrastructure, and escalate to vendors if needed
  • Lead network security projects as laid down in SES’s information security strategy and deliver them within time, cost and scope.
  • Support the development and promotion of information security policies, standards, processes and procedures and monitor compliance to the information security policy framework.
  • Support the detection and analysis of information security incidents and manage adequate responses to information security incidents
  • Review network security controls and provide specific recommendations to mitigate risks
  • Perform information security audits and vulnerability assessments and support the management of vulnerabilities
  • Provide clear, concise, timely and constructive recommendations regarding information security in all areas related to network security
  • Travel and on-call duty as required



  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Good documentation skills and possess the ability to explain security rationales and controls to non-technical audiences
  • Understand all stakeholders in the IT security process and possess the ability to explain security rationales and controls to non-technical audiences
  • Sound analytical skills as well as the ability to provide practical conclusions
  • Autonomous, innovative mind and good problem solving skills
  • Good project management and organization skills
  • Ability to coordinate business requirements and work, both autonomously and in interdisciplinary teams
  • Ability to effectively respond to and interact with all levels of organizational staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills



  • Degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 5 years industry related experience in a large heterogeneous environment
  • Good knowledge and experience in Operating System (Windows and Linux)
  • Solid theoretical background and strong practical experience in network security architectures and defining efficient and effective network security concepts
  • Strong, hands-on knowledge of and experience with the implementation of network security controls, including (next generation) firewalls, web proxies, IDS/IPS, web application firewalls, VPN, Network Access Control, …
  • Good knowledge in network communication concepts and principles, including routing and switching
  • Sound understanding and experience with network protocols/technologies such as: IPv4, IPv6, TCP/IP, HTTP(S), SSL, IPsec, 802.1x, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP, Spanning-Tree and the ability to perform troubleshooting of networks and associated devices
  • Relevant vendor certifications, general security certifications and knowledge of the satellite industry are a plus
  • Solid knowledge of IT security threats, vulnerabilities, security technologies, controls and best practices
  • Be fluent in English (any other language being an asset)




  • Flexible working policy
  • Bonus and equity plans
  • Comprehensive and competitive benefits plans
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programs 
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity and respects every individual’s story

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