IT Security Engineer (m/f/d) in our Space Division

Kategorie: Cyber Security
Hauptstandort: Germany, Darmstadt, Bochum
Stellen-ID: J0322-1845
Anstellungsart: Vollzeit


CGI is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of mission control systems for spacecraft and, monitoring and control systems for ground stations. We support our clients in providing critical services to the research community and the wider public, for example through our work on the European Galileo programme. As the Space industry recognizes security as an essential component in current and future ground infrastructure, our clients rely on CGI to provide them with the expertise they need to create a secure environment for their mission-critical infrastructure. In this process CGI helps shaping the future of security solutions for space. To support this mission, we are seeking security experts to further strengthen our team and help us deliver some of the most exciting spacecraft control systems in Europe. Based from Darmstadt, Germany our international team serves a global client base, providing opportunities for travel and longer assignments both within Germany and overseas.


As an IT Security Engineer (m/f/d), you will be part of our Space security team and bring your experience to leading international and national Space organizations and corporations. The exciting and diverse tasks include one or more of the following, depending on where you feel ‘at home’ and in which area you want to develop yourself:

• Ensure that security is considered during the system engineering of our clients’ systems
• Development of specifications for the area of secure systems engineering
• Development of concepts for the prevention and defense against threats and attacks
• Development of use cases for the detection of threats, vulnerabilities and hacker attacks
• Planning and carrying out penetration tests regarding the application landscape and IT infrastructure of our Space clients
• Analysis and assessment of cyber threats including identification and recommendation of security measures and generation of a comprehensive cyber security situation picture
• Advice on the selection, implementation and operation of IT security solutions
• Supporting our clients on site when suspected IT security incidents, such as hacking or compromising their IT networks with malware
• Support our clients in regards of Governance, risk and compliance and the design, implementation and maintenance of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS)


You are a proactive, independent problem solver yet also a great team player. You thrive on solving complex tasks in a challenging environment and enjoy supporting your team colleagues. You are always trying to learn and improve your skills and abilities to the benefit of you and the team.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• University degree in IT or a similar professional training
• Solid experience in IT security e.g. as information security manager, IT security architect, IT security auditor or similar
• Excellent understanding and practical use of security principles
• Strong communication skills both written and verbal
• Fluency in English (written / spoken)
• Passion about space

What we offer

CGI offers our employees an exciting and flexible work environment in which to build their careers. This is especially reflected within our Space business which offers a corporate culture built around diverse teams, international collaboration, flat hierarchies and open communication.

CGI’s values emphasise our commitment to work in partnership with our clients by providing objectivity and integrity in all of our undertakings, whilst also delivering quality solutions and services. We also place a strong focus on Corporate Social Responsibility, encouraging and supporting our employees in the continuous improvement of the economic, social and environmental well-being of the communities in which they live and work. This is further reflected in the company’s commitment to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Consistent with our dream of creating an environment in which we enjoy working together, CGI is committed to fostering and maintaining professional workplaces that respect the dignity of all members. CGI is unconditionally inclusive and we are constantly evolving and creating new network that support and promote the richness of our diversity, equity and inclusion across our organization.

In addition to the above, CGI offers the following:
• A highly competitive salary package including a significant performance-related component, based on overall business performance
• At CGI, we view our professionals as company owners. A set percentage of your salary can be invested in CGI shares, and CGI matches your contribution, up to a set maximum.
• Flexible working hours and conditions to optimise your work/life balance
• Company car & bicycle leasing schemes
• JobTicket for public transport throughout Hessen, for both business and personal use
• Emergency childcare support
• A strong focus on continued learning and development
• An exciting, challenging and diverse environment where you can grow your career as part of a great team
• A great corporate culture built around international collaboration, flat hierarchies and open communication
A company committed to be carbon neutral by 2030 with a strong focus on Corporate Social Responsibility – contributing to the communities we live in.


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