IT Infrastructure Security Engineer

Space Applications Services NV/SA
Brussels, Belgium
Added: April 23, 2024

As we are a leading provider of solutions for space systems, we understand that the backbone of our success lies in the reliability , security , and efficiency of our System Administration.

Our IT System Administration Team aims to ensure a seamless operation of our technological infrastructure including the maintenance and optimisation of our digital ecosystem.


We are looking for an IT System and Network Engineer, with a Cyber Security profile, to be responsible for managing and developing the Company IT infrastructure and supporting projects for customers with focus on network, system and users security.

The successful candidate will join the System Administration (SysAdmin) Team (comprised of 3 persons) and will mainly report to the SysAdmin Team Lead.

  • Location : Sint-Stevens-Woluwe (Brussels Area)
  • Start date : As of April 2024

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide IT system and network engineering expertise to Company’s IT infrastructure and projects
  • Support to external (non-IT Infra) projects
  • Develop and apply security procedures and policies
  • Develop technical solutions to address security vulnerabilities
  • Install security patches and application updates
  • Monitor servers' access logs
  • Perform server security scans and Security assessments
  • Respond to security incidents
  • Research on new attack vectors and threat models.

Skills and Experience

  • A degree in Computer Science (or relevant)
  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience
  • Excellent knowledge as a User and Administrator of Linux and Windows systems
  • Excellent scripting skills ( bash , python )
  • Strength to cope with schedules and deadlines
  • Good written and spoken English.

Knowledge of:

  • Virtualisation ( XenServer ), Containers ( Docker )
  • Knowledge of Networking – IP, routing, switching, firewalls, wireless networking.

Hands-on experience in IT security systems such as:

  • Network security (e.g. Trafic and log monitoring, Firewalls, Intrusion detection & prevention system)
  • VPN (e.g. OpenVPN, IPSec, WireGuard)
  • PKI, Encryption, KMS, TLS/SSL
  • AD, LDAP, Keycloak, Kerberos, SSO.

Considered as Assets

  • Industry-recognised qualifications: CEH, CISM, CompTIA Security+, CISSP, GSEC
  • Software Development: Python, Django, Java, software development lifecycle.

What Do We Offer

  • Working within an exceptional sector with Staff located in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands
  • A professional and modern working environment with motivated Administrative Staff, Engineers, Astronaut Training Instructors and Scientists coming from all different horizons and countries with a common passion for space and their own expertise
  • A full-time position with an indefinite contract of employment
  • A competitive remuneration package and good working conditions
  • Working from home in part can be a possibility
  • An individualised training and development programmes.

How To Apply

Upload your CV and Motivation Letter, both in English and to the attention of Mr. Mathieu Schmitt.

The candidate shall be eligible to work in the European Union.