Cybersecurity Operations Analyst

Location: Redu, Belgium Application deadline: 30 June 2021 Reference number: 891
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We have over 600 staff working across 11 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

We are currently looking for a Cybersecurity Operations Analyst to join our cybersecurity team based in Redu, Belgium, close to the European Space Agency’s (ESA) activities. The position will report to the Security Operations Manager.

You will have the opportunity to work in a challenging environment with state-of-the-art technologies within the space and cybersecurity domains. As a Cybersecurity Operations Analyst, you will join a team of cybersecurity professionals in support of RHEA clients by providing cybersecurity services in various market sectors including space, critical infrastructure protection and defence.  Duties will include delivery of security operations and incident response services, reports and other deliverables to meet client needs.

If you have a passion or interest for cyber security and would like to join a team of seasoned experts with diverse backgrounds, then you are in the right place! At RHEA Group will have the opportunity to work and learn in an exciting environment and participate in unique cybersecurity projects for the European Space Agency, NATO and the European Commission.

Tasks and Activities

Matching your experience, expertise and aptitude, you may work in any of the following assignments:

  • Provision of cyber defence and security operations services in the areas of cyber defence situation awareness; and incident detection, analysis and response management.
  • Provision of best practice advice and guidance in the areas of cybersecurity operations supporting incident detection, analysis and response including operations policy and procedure development, operational scenario definition, operations centre technology selection and implementation, network and host based sensor technology selection and implementation.
  • Provision of best practice advice and guidance in the areas of vulnerability and patch management; intrusion detection and prevention; network and host security; network and host fingerprinting; advanced persistent threat (APT) and data leakage protection; firewall and virtual private network (VPN) technologies; data centre and cloud computing security; endpoint, extended and managed detection and response (EDR, XDR, MDR); security information event management (SIEM) and security orchestration, analytics and response (SOAR) solutions; cyber threat intelligence (CTI); and Threat Hunting.
  • Technical vulnerability analysis and penetration testing of installed systems.

Skills and Experience

The following skills and experience are mandatory:

  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant field. Example of relevant fields include: electrical or computer engineering, computer science, information technology, information management or similar. Technical certifications, diplomas or qualifications in information technology or information management, policing and security or related fields may also be accepted.
  • Demonstrated cyber defence and security operations qualities including:
    • Curiosity – Ability to find answers to difficult problems or situations;
    • Abstract thinking – Ability to identify correlations of events from multiple sensor sources;
    • Business perspective – Ability to deal with low-level incident details while being mindful of business operations requirements;
    • Communications – Ability to communicate to various groups that have very different requirements and experience in cyber security.
  • Demonstrated in knowledge and experience in a range of cybersecurity operations topics including, for example:
    • Security operations related processes and procedures for security incident triage, analysis, and escalation and response management;
    • Security operations concepts and technologies involving incident detection and analysis, decision support and response including IDS/IPS, UTM, SIEM, SOAR, EDR, MDR, XDR, CTI and Threat Hunting systems;
    • Network Local Area Networking (LAN), Metropolitan Area Networking (MAN), Wide Area Networking (WAN), or Software Defined – Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) technologies;
    • Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, UDP, RIP, OSPF, BGP, SIP, SNMP, IPSec, SSL, TLS, etc.;
    • Network management and technologies such as Syslog, Netflow, Sflow, PCap;
    • End system architectures and operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Unix;
    • Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) in a cybersecurity context and including such concepts as the Cyber Kill Chain and Cyber Kill Chain for Industrial Control Systems;
    • Cyber-defence concepts including the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and general concepts of cyber-defence situation awareness.
  • Professional qualification or certification in a relevant field. Example certifications include: Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certificate, Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified ISO 27001 Auditor, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Security, security product certifications (e.g., Checkpoint firewall certification) or similar is considered an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communications capability in English.
  • Must be a citizen of the EU.

The following skills would be highly desirable:

  • Experience providing cybersecurity operations services in a diversity of information technology and operations technology (IT/OT) environments.
  • Experience in information security services for space, critical infrastructure protection and defence market segments.
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RHEA Group is a growing international company, focusing on providing innovative, market-ready solutions and services in our key sectors of Space and Security for both commercial and institutional customers. We have over 600 staff working across 11 different countries. We work with distinguished clients such as the European Space Agency, EUMETSAT, NATO, European Commission, Canadian Government and national space agencies.

When you work for RHEA, you will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the best talented minds and experts in our industries, either working at our clients sites on some of the most exciting space missions or on cutting-edge projects in security, concurrent design, data  and ground systems within our own offices.

To attract the best candidates, RHEA offers our employees competitive remuneration packages, unique career opportunities, individualised training and development programmes and local relocation support to take the stress out moving to another country or city. We are recruiting now. We understand your concerns during this period of a global pandemic and we will work with you, at your pace ensuring your questions are answered and maximum flexibility is offered.

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