Defense Security Specialist

Company Details

The Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) is the government agency responsible for shaping and implementing France’s space policy in Europe.

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Reporting hierarchically to the Sub-Directorate in charge of Protection, Safeguarding and the Environment, the Security – Protection Service of CNES/CSG is responsible for the Security and Protection of people and property of the CSG.


Job specification

The defense security specialist has the following missions:

  •  To ensure the regulatory watch of the Defense Office in matters of Security Protection,
  • Write and update the procedures of the Security Protection service,
  • Prepare and follow up on the feedback from the regulatory audits of the various control bodies (HFDS – SGDSN – DCS, etc.),
  • Taking turns to assume the functions of Protection Safety Officer for operational campaigns and classified campaigns,
  • Provide on-call SP level 2,
  • Ensure the missions of the office of protection of secrecy in the absence of the holder,
  • To check the shots in the CSG enclosure.

Profile of candidate sought:

STUDY LEVEL: Master, DESS, DEA, Bac + 5


  • BAC + 4 in the field of security or acquired by professional experience in the same type of function

Professional experience

  • 5 years minimum of experience in the fields of Security protection.


  • English read, spoken and written

Skills required to hold the position

  • Spirit of analysis and synthesis,
  • Sense of responsibility,
  • Method and organization,
  • Ability to report,
  • Availability,
  • Sense of human relations,
  • Team spirit,
  • Very great discretion,
  • Initiative and responsiveness,
  • Autonomy.

Transversal skills

  • Accompany an external audit
  • Perform an active watch on a subject of expertise or a field of activity
  • Develop and write summaries in his field
  • Be reactive to the unexpected in emergency or high-stakes situations
  • Work in collaborative mode
  • Use the practices of REX

Please attach a motivation letter + CV + diplomas


Tagged as: responsibility, security protection, REX, reactive, active watch, discretion, analysis/synthesis, method/organization

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