C003359 CIS Security Officer (CTS) - FRI 16 Feb

Braine-l'Alleud, Wallonia, Belgium

Deadline Date:  Friday 16 February 2024

Requirement: CIS Security Officer

Location: Braine L'Alleud, BE      

Full time on-site: Yes

Time On-Site: 100%

Total Scope of the request (hours): 1254

Required Start Date: 25 March 2024

End Contract Date: 31 December 2024

Required Security Clearance: NATO COSMIC TOP SECRET

Duties and Role:

The CIS Security officer reports to the Head CIS Security Officer, and contributes to the management of NIMSC CIS security matters by:

  • Supporting all technical development activities required to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of NIMSC operational business networks;
  • Maintaining personal core competencies (functional and technical) in the Information Assurance area;
  • Planning and coordinating, in close corporation with NATO Cyber Security Centre, the internal development of security architectures for large-scale systems, networks, and infrastructure solutions;
  • Applying excellent expertise and providing recommendations in the development of conceptual, logical, and technical security architecture;
  • Applying knowledge of a variety of hardware and software security capabilities and features;
  • Resolving security and non-security requirement conflicts, and collaborating with team leaders, scientists and developers to appropriately convert functional needs into technical security requirements;
  • Coordinating with systems and network administrators in support of security architecture requirements;
  • Supporting the identification of security-related Key Performance Indicators and generating reports to ensure full visibility of the overall NCI Agency Information Security posture;
  • Reviewing network interconnection requests and user access requests;
  • Coordinating and overseeing vulnerability assessment and penetration tests performed on NIMSC systems; overseeing remediation activities and reporting on progress;
  • Overseeing enrolment of NIMSC systems in security monitoring and incident response programs;
  • Supporting all phases of the security accreditation processes required to maintain operational status;
  • Contributing to the creation and maintenance of the NIMSC CIS Security Risk and Issue Register;
  • Planning and deploying a variety of hardware, software, and security products;
  • Providing feedback, advice and guidance to senior management in the areas of enterprise architecture, NATO security accreditation activities, procurement as well as training and awareness programmes;
  • Conducting INFOSEC training and awareness programmes;
  • Contribute to the Business Continuity Plan in the NIMSC CIS Security area;
  • Deputize for higher grade staff, if required;
  • Performs other duties as may be required.


Skill, Knowledge & Experience:

  • The candidate must have a currently active NATO COSMIC TOP SECRET security clearance. MUST HAVE CTS CLEARANCE TO START.
  • A minimum requirement of a Bachelor's degree at a nationally recognised/certified University in an Information Security related discipline and 2 years post-related experience.
  • Or exceptionally, the lack of a university degree may be compensated by the demonstration of a candidate's particular abilities or experience that is/are of interest to NCI Agency, that is, at least 6 years extensive and progressive expertise in duties related to the function of the post.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor(CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP) or Certified Information System Manager(CISM); Must have previous experience of Risk Management / Analysis and Security Audits.
  • At least two years' experience within any 2 of the following areas: system security, security architecture, network security engineering, security governance including strategic alignment, security audit, risk management, performance management and value delivery;
  • Detailed knowledge and working experience of network and security technologies such as IPv4/IPv6, IPsec, routing protocols, Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks, Intrusion Detection and Forensic Appliances;
  • Experience with high-availability/redundant systems architectures (clusters & load-balancers).

Desirable Experience and Education:

  • Knowledge and working experience of Public Key Infrastructure;
  • Knowledge and working experience of securing network devices and Windows/UNIX based operating systems;
  • Experience with WLAN technologies and endpoint security of mobile devices such as Laptops, PDAs and Smartphones devices;
  • Knowledge of mobile data communications, in particular satellite or maritime solutions;
  • Knowledge of NATO responsibilities and organization to include NATO Security Policy and supporting directives;
  • Understanding of INFOSEC in NATO or NATO member nation environment;
  • Prior experience of working in an international environment comprising both military and civilian elements.



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Tags: Audits CISA CISM CISSP Clearance Endpoint security Firewalls Governance Incident response Intrusion detection Monitoring NATO Network security Risk management Security Clearance Top Secret UNIX Windows

Perks/benefits: Startup environment

Region: Europe
Country: Belgium
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