Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Publish Date
16 May 2018
Airbus Defence and Space
Getafe ESP
Reference Code
10409132 NP EN EXT 1
Interest Group
Professional staff - engineer
Functional Area
Sub-system development
Contract Type
Permanent contract
Working Time
Full time
Work Experience
Mid-career (5+ to 10 years of experience)

Senior Cyber Security Engineer

Airbus Defence and Space Getafe (ex Cassidian)

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus Group formed by combining the business activities of Cassidian, Astrium and Airbus Military. The new division is Europe’s number one defence and space enterprise, the second largest space business worldwide and among the top ten global defence enterprises. It employs some 40,000 employees generating revenues of approximately €14 billion per year.

Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of € 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe’s number one space enterprise and the world’s second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide.

Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

Description of the job

A position as a Senior Cyber Security Engineer has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Getafe (Madrid). The successful applicant will join TEIS-TL1 department. The jobholder will contribute to ensure the Security of the Military Aircraft products and supporting services and systems across Airbus Defence and Space, and will work in a new and challenging international environment where cyber security is a key driver to be considered as part of all products developed by Airbus Defence and Space.

Tasks & accountabilities

In support of the Product Security - Military Aircraft the main tasks and responsibilities of the cyber security engineer will be focused on:

  • Security risk analysis (including threat and vulnerability assessment)
  • Security requirements definition
  • Design of security architectures
  • Support in the development of security measures
  • Secure configuration guidelines development
  • Security testing including penetration testing and ethical hacking

These activities will be performed across Airbus Defence and Space Military Aircraft programs and projects.

Required skills

We are looking for candidates with the following skills:

  • Educated in a University Degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications or or a related discipline.
  • Experience of at least 5 years in engineering (information security, information systems).
  • Knowledge of threats and risk analysis methods and tools (MAGERIT, EBIOS, CRAMM…).
  • Experience with systems and applications security architecture design.
  • Proficiency in system security audits, source code review, penetration testing methods and tools (OWASP, Nessus, nmap, Fortify…).
  • Solid understanding of networking and communications protocols.
  • Strong knowledge of systems hardening: Microsoft and UNIX operating systems, databases, etc. (Windows operating systems family, Linux, Oracle...)

In addition, it is expected:

  • Ability to travel according business needs
  • Strong team spirit, Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn and grow in an evolving environment.
  • Advance level in English.

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge in Aircraft Security
  • Knowledge of EUROCAE material focused on Aeronautical System Security (ED-202,ED-203 and ED-204)
  • Knowledge of NATO/National security regulations.
  • Knowledge of Security Evaluation, Certification and Accreditation Processes.


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In case you have any further questions, please contact: The Airbus Group Recruitment Centre.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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