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Internship - Spacecraft Control Systems Security

Requisition Number:  14377
Contract Type:  Internship/trainee

Betzdorf, LU

3 to 6-month internship, flexible starting date

Based in Betzdorf (Luxembourg), you will contribute to the improvement of the IT-Cyber-Security efforts for the Software Engineering team, and risk reductions as it relates to the software development and maintenance activities for the Ground Control System (GCS) used to fly 50+ satellites.


Extended Job Description:



  • Automate remediation/patching of identified Vulnerabilities for Software Engineering’s GCS and other systems and associated software through the use of it existing tools, including SuSE Manager and Nexpose/Rapid-7 Vulnerability Management software.
  • Review Vulnerabilities and identify risk mitigation to determine what remediations have the most impact on reducing risk.
  • Standup/support/automate SuSE Manager and QRadar log forwarding
  • Review QRadar log forwarding Security Information and Event Monitoring (SEIM) tool for identification of risk, risk reporting/analytics and incident response



  • Being a current student in Computer Science, with a focus on IT/Cyber Security
  • Strong interest in the media/telecommunication business and technical interest in satellites
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills, experience with all aspects of IT/Cyber Security including risk management, vulnerability management, patching/remediation, and Linux/Windows Log Forwarding
  • Experience with Linux command line, Linux scripting (bash), and MS-Windows scripting (preferably with Powershell)
  • Basic understanding of software development processes and practices
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with additional languages considered an asset
  • EU nationality or work permit for Luxembourg




  • Flexible working policy
  • Valuable, meaningful and hands-on experience
  • A paid internship
  • A range of wellness activities and employee assistance programmes (varies by location)
  • An employer that values all aspects of Diversity & Inclusion and respects every individual’s story



SES is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace diversity & inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or other characteristics protected by local, state, or federal/country law.


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