Cyber Security Analyst
1. Position information
Vacancy No.: VN19-52
2. About ECMWF
ECMWF is both a research institute and a 24/7 operational service, producing and disseminating numerical weather predictions to its Member States. ECMWF carries out scientific and technical research directed to the improvement of its forecasts, collects and processes large amounts of observations, and manages a long-term archive of meteorological data. Satellite and in situ observations provide the information for up-to-date global analyses and climate reanalyses of the atmosphere, ocean and land surface.
For details, see www.ecmwf.int/.
The Platforms and Services Section forms part of ECMWF’s Computing Department, and is responsible for delivering all Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) services that exist outside of the High-Performance Computing Facility, Data Handling System and Online Storage. Within the Platforms and Services Section, the Networks and Security Team is responsible for designing, procuring and deploying the Networks and Security infrastructures and their associated Operational Security services, and their day-to-day operational running. The co-ordination of Information Security activities also takes place within the team, reporting to the Centre’s Director of Computing and ECMWF’s Information Security Governance Board.
3. Summary of the role
The Cyber Security Analyst is responsible for the operational security matters related to Information Technology security within ECMWF. The successful candidate will report to the Networks and Security Team Leader and coordinate the implementation of agreed controls across the organisation to reduce information and IT risks and ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected.
4. Main duties and key responsibilities
Candidates will have the expertise and in-depth knowledge to adopt and develop standards and new techniques for Information Security (InfoSec), working with internal and external stakeholders to introduce these into operations.
5. Personal attributes
6. Qualifications and experience required
Knowledge and skills (including language)
Candidates must have knowledge and skills in the following areas:
Candidates should be comfortable working with commercial and open source technologies.
Candidates must be able to work effectively in English and interviews will be conducted in English.
7. Other information
The successful candidate will be recruited at the A2 grade, according to the scales of the Co-ordinated Organisations and the annual basic salary will be £60,590.64 net of tax. This position is assigned to the employment category STF-C as defined in the Staff Regulations.
Full details of salary scales and allowances are available on the ECMWF website at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs, including the Centre’s Staff Regulations regarding the terms and conditions of employment.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Length of contract: Four years, with the possibility of a further contract.
Location: The position will be based in the Reading area, in Berkshire, United Kingdom.
8. How to apply
Please apply by completing the online application form available at www.ecmwf.int/en/about/jobs/.
To contact the ECMWF Recruitment Team, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At ECMWF, we consider an inclusive environment as key for our success. We are dedicated to ensuring a workplace that embraces diversity and provides equal opportunities for all, without distinction as to race, gender, age, marital status, social status, disability, sexual orientation, religion, personality, ethnicity and culture. We value the benefits derived from a diverse workforce and are committed to having staff that reflect the diversity of the countries that are part of our community, in an environment that nurtures equality and inclusion.
Staff are usually recruited from among nationals of the following Member States and Co-operating States:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Staff from other countries may be considered in exceptional cases