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    Job Description
    TitleCrypto Authority Officer
    Job codeEUSPA/2021/AD/027
    Job posted on14/05/2021
    CountryCzech Republic
    Contract typeTemp/contract
    Start datewithin 3months
    Job Description

    Please submit your application by 10/06/2021 11:59 (Prague time) 

    The only means of submitting an application for this vacancy is through the Agency e-recruitment portal


    The Agency is looking to recruit a Crypto Authority Officer who will support the Crypto Authority Manager and act as deputy or alternate when required. He/she will also provide support to the functions of Agency Crypto Authority, TEMPEST Authority and (Crypto) Distribution Authority in support to the Agency Security Authority (implemented by the Head of the Security Department).


    The jobholder will be entrusted with the following tasks and responsibilities (or relevant subset):

    1. COMSEC accounting

       - Establish and ensure implementation of a COMSEC centralised accounting in the Agency;

       - Provide guidance to crypto custodians and COMSEC officers;

       - Contribute to operational decisions in support of the Agency account;

       - Review COMSEC Transportation Plans, approve Agency’s internal transfers.

    2. Operational tasks

       - Provide support in ensuring COMSEC Controlling Authority role;

       - Operate the team’s crypto systems.

    3. Compliance & incident control

       - Audit Agency COMSEC accounts;

       - Register and investigate COMSEC incidents.

    4. Agency Security Management

       - Support the Agency Central Security Office in particular by co-ordinating activities concerning the integration of COMSEC into wider Agency security policy;

       - Manage Security projects and budgets assigned by the Agency Security Authority and report organisational management;

       - Collect and report operational quality metrics in accordance with ISO9001 processes.

    5. Support to the European Union Space Programme components

       - Conduct technical reviews and appraisals of the Space Programme Crypto chains in support of authorisation to operate decision by security authority and ensure compliance with operating constraints thereafter;

       - Establish a list of tasks, in COMSEC domain, supporting the Information Assurance Operational Authorities of the EU Space Programme components and contribute to implement them in compliance with the provided Crypto Plans.



    The selection procedure is open to applicants who satisfy the following eligibility criteria, on the closing date for application:

    - A level of education which corresponds to completed university studies of at least three years attested by a diploma

    - Be a national of a Member State of the European Union

    - Be entitled to his or her full rights as citizen

    - Have fulfilled any obligations imposed by the applicable laws concerning military service

    - Meet the character requirements for the duties involved

    - Have a thorough knowledge of one of the languages of the European Union and a satisfactory knowledge of another language of the European Union to the extent necessary for the performance of his/her duties

    - Be physically fit to perform the duties linked to the post


    - In order to consider your application valid, you are required to log in and submit application through the Agency e-recruitment portal


    A full job description and further information on the application procedure can be found here:

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    CompanyEUSPA (European Union Agency for the Space Programme)
    Contact nameEUSPA Recruitment team
    AddressJanovského 438/2
    Czech Republic
    170 00
    Phone+420 234 766 000
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