Communication and Network Security Engineer (VN18 23)

  • Company: EUMETSAT
  • Job Location: Darmstadt - Germany
  • Date: April 16, 2018 02:00
  • Employment Type: Any
  • Experience: medior
  • Job Functions:

    Engineering, Information Technology, Science

Job summary

Can you lead our team to deliver network and high-availability secure communications systems at EUMETSAT?

To find out more go to and apply by 2nd May 2018. We anticipate holding interviews during the week commencing 4th June.

Job description

EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather and climate. We observe the atmosphere, ocean and land from Space, 24 hours a day, and deliver critical input data for forecasting high impact weather and monitoring climate change. Our work serves the protection of life and property and adaptation to climate change.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced network and security engineer to lead a team of similarly skilled individuals delivering communications network services to our users and partners in a matrix framework.  Your focus will be on developing the skill set within your team, with emphasis on up to date network security skills, and delivering operationally secure network services.


You must be a leader, with the ability to identify skills and abilities to support our network security systems, processes and protocols now and in the future.  You will have strong communication skills with the ability to work autonomously and enjoy the challenge of a high workload.



We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and a great working environment.  Have a look at our website to find out more about what we offer.


EUMETSAT is committed to providing an equal opportunities work environment for men and women and is seeking to recruit nationals from its Member States. Please see our website for further details.


Job qualifications

With a background in developing and maintaining large scale networks and high availability communications systems in an operational environment, you will hold a current ITIL qualification.  Experience of network and routing communication protocols, backbone-interconnecting network technologies and related management protocols is essential.  You will be adept at network performance monitoring, reporting and presenting information on service provision to customers.