Posté le 07/07/2017 Senior Manager, Information Security chez Govsat Aller à: Toutes les offres

Betzdorf (L) IT & Nouvelles technologies
  • Métier Sécurité
  • Type de contrat CDI

Senior Manager, Information Security


The Senior Manager, Information Security will be responsible for the protection of all assets (digital and non-digital) owned and managed by GovSat.

The position is responsible for developing all key facets of a Security function from awareness activities to detection and response, especially through the traditional security domains of Network, End-point, Identity and business information. This means that the incumbent is responsible for developing, deploying and managing all policies and procedures necessary for GovSat to operate securely and effectively.


• Support the development and execution of an overall Security Plan aimed at building the security of GovSat business, including Budget planning and accountability for delivery

• Manage and oversee the implementation of defined security procedures in the areas of intrusion prevention, intrusion detection, vulnerability management

• Support (cyber) risk assessments and develop mitigation strategies

• Promote and lead security culture, awareness and drive continuous security improvement

• Define security metrics, providing regular and consolidated reporting to GovSat Management Team

• Define and verify security requirements, and develop security architectures and operational concepts

• Comprehend and apply security policies and standards to ensure and certify satellites, control systems, mission planning systems, and user equipment are secure against jamming, spoofing, tampering, and information attacks

• Assist customers with planning and managing projects to perform vulnerability and threat assessments

• Work with governments, MoD’s and corporate stakeholders to solve hard problems and implement recommended solutions

• Maintain IT Operational Security documentation, procedures and hardware and software inventory detail

• Investigate, budget, and deploy advanced technology solutions and innovative information security management techniques to protect company assets

• Keep senior management apprised on the status of information security issues and initiative

• Provide tactical and strategic IT directions with ability to manage and communicate vision to a technical staff

• Advise and support company Security Officer on security matters


• Strong aptitude for a systems approach to problem solving, and good analytical skills

• Excellent written and oral communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences

• Strong customer / user focus

• High operational awareness

• Ability to work both in a team and independently as required

• Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask and take initiative

• Self-motivation, attention to detail and accuracy

• Flexibility and stress resistance

• Strong ability to set priorities

• Willingness and drive to continuously acquire new knowledge and skills

• Willingness to foster innovation to develop the working environment

• Fluency in English and any other languages will be considered as an asset


• At least a Bachelor Degree in Engineering / Computer Science, or equivalent qualifications and/or experience

• Minimum of ten (10) years' experience in IT Management with proven leadership capabilities

• Experience with project design, management and strategic planning

• Experience with ISO 27001 certification (design, implementation, execution, maintaining certification)

• Experience with facility security clearance (FSC) accreditation (NATO and/or EU)

• Knowledge of the satellite technologies and satellite based communication

• Knowledge about ISO 9001:2015 is an additional asset

• Strong system, network, and database security administration experience

• In depth knowledge of IP networks and with Internet infrastructure

• Strong working knowledge of systems and server infrastructure

• Knowledge of satellite communications, networking and/or IT systems

• Any industry-recognized cybersecurity certification (CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CISM (Certified information Security Manager), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), etc.) will be considered as a strong asset

• Additional certifications such as MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer), CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Auditor), CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional), ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) will be considered as an asset

• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications


• Accurate reporting

• Understanding of the unique demands of working within the Governmental institutional area

• NATO/EU Secret clearance are mandatory

• Willingness to travel internationally

We offer you

• A diverse workplace, at GovSat we welcome different minds and different skills.

• An exciting job opportunity in a fast moving and fascinating industry.

• A competitive compensation package linked to your performance and further completed with attractive benefits.

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 GovSat is a brand operated by LuxGovSat S.A., a public-private joint venture between the Luxembourg government and SES, the world-leading satellite operator. GovSat-1 will be a multi-mission satellite that will use X-band and Military Ka-band frequencies on high-power and fully steerable mission beams to support multiple operations.


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