Senior IT Operations Consultant – Space Unit

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
Main location: Netherlands, Zuid-Holland, Rotterdam
Alternate Location(s): France, Paris,
Position ID: J1123-0006
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Senior IT Operations Consultant – Space unit

Do you like to broaden your horizon in an international environment and develop your career with a new perspective and exciting opportunity to play a part in keeping Galileo, Europe's satellite navigation system, secure?

CGI Space Netherlands is looking for a Senior IT Ops consultant with a focus on security, to work at our client site in Saint-Germain-en-Laye.

Your role in our team
You’ll support Galileo’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) with non-real activities. Major developments you’ll help prepare for are; the transition to a new monitoring system, expanding scope of the security monitoring, and service improvement through the Capability Maturity Model (SOC-CMM). You’ll work in the hearth of Galileo’s operations, making a massive impact on the security of services used by hundreds of millions worldwide.

Day to day activities include:
• Managing the lessons learned process that is used to improve after incidents, exercises and brainstorming sessions.
• Drafting monthly reports on Galileo’s security status for major European stakeholders.
• Contributing to the periodic security performance review of Galileo’s main service provider.
• Assisting in the management of several service improvement- and expansion projects.
• Developing and aligning processes and procedures to improve the standardization and effectiveness of security operations.

How you strengthen our team
For this assignment you will work fulltime on-site on EUSPA premises, located in Saint-Germain-en-Lay, which is a suburb of Paris (France). Travel to other EUSPA locations (such as Madrid) during your assignment is foreseen. It’s a great opportunity to learn about the space industry and what it is like to work in an international environment. You are a true addition to our team when you have

• English language skills
• >5 years of relevant experience in one or more of the following domains:
o Cyber Operations;
o IT Operations;
o IT Services.
• Relevant IT / security certificates besides at least a Bachelor degree

Please note that holding an EU passport is mandatory for obtaining an EU Personal Security Clearance at the CONFIDENTIAL level, which is a part of our selection process.

We support you with a financial package in order to facilitate housing and compensation benefits. More details available upon request.

Why CGI?
CGI is one of the world's largest IT consultancy firms. Our people keep the Netherlands running. Government agencies, banks, (aero-) space, infrastructure organizations and energy and manufacturing companies are clients of CGI. We work on interesting projects that touch the daily lives of millions of people. We are present regionally, augmented with global domain knowledge, our ecosystem, and colleagues spread all over the world. We are proud of the impactful projects that we, together with our colleagues, make a success.

At CGI, we place great value on diversity and inclusion, as this not only promotes collaboration but often leads to better results. We look forward to your contribution to our team!

• Work in small self-managing teams consisting of experts in your field
• Take control of your own career with the space to continue developing yourself
• You work with the latest technologies
• An excellent salary and attractive secondary employment conditions
• Immediate permanent contract
• Part-time possibilities
• And the opportunity to become a CGI shareholder

Join our team of experts and apply now!
We will contact you as soon as possible. Questions about the position? Ask them to Jeroen Meulman, Director Consulting Services via
For more information about the application procedure, please contact recruiter Chris Nikijuluw via + 31 6 204 51 105 or

We do not collaborate with external recruitment agencies. Therefore, unsolicited acquisition is not appreciated.

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners, and, as owners, we enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today—one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where everyone belongs, and we collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal opportunity employer, we empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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