DevSecOps - Aviation

Security, Software & Analysis
Professional, Freelancer

Within our Cegeka team working at EUROCONTROL, we have a massive opportunity for you as security engineer: You will be at the center for the European airspace management with broad opportunities to keep finetuning your security skills, but also to learn more about airspace traffic management business.  #L GB1

  • You and your team will be responsible for setting up and managing all technical enablers for secure communication channels, such as API Management for RESTful Web services, Event Streaming, Message Queueing, Web Sockets, SOAP, API Gateway, etc.
  • You will be working with vendor solutions such as (but not guaranteed nor limited to) IBM API Connect, Solace Messaging, Kafka, Azure, e.a.  To achieve this, you must have a good understanding of the different communication topologies, such as PubSub, Message Queueing, Distributed Eventlogs, Log Compaction, Full Duplex Communication, etc. These topologies will reside in a containerized hybrid cloud environment and rely on High Availability for mission critical systems.
  • You will be advising application developers on what architectural design sets to choose, based on parameters such as reactiveness, (non-)blocking io, backpressure, etc. eg., you will be working with Kafka geo-replication features (Mirror Maker), set up multi-tenant and multiclustered environments, document partitioning strategies, integrate compaction log policies in platform contracts, validate OAuth 2.0 JWTaccess token signatures in API Gateway, etc. On top of that, these services must be rolled out with automated release pipelines and integrate with security information and event systems.

Wat breng jij mee?

  • You like working in a team and achieving goals together.
  • You can work from any Cegeka location (Corda Hasselt, Ghent, Leuven, Antwerp) or from home during these exceptional times. You are flexible, for meetings it can be easier to come to the office.
  • You have a Bachelor or master’s degree in Computer Science/IT or equivalent by experience.
  • You have minimum 3 years of experience as a software engineer / integration engineer
  • You must be interested in and eager to deep dive into API management, API Gateway, Kafka, Messaging, OpenAPI (Swagger).
  • Nice to have: OpenShift, Kubernetes, Istio.
  • You also get in touch with technologies such as Hybrid Cloud, SecDevOps, Authorisation on the edge, AsyncAPI, CORBA, Pulsar, Azure, OAuth2.0, OIDC, PKI, TLS, Solace, RabbitMQ, SOAP, gRPC, Avro, AMQP, Confluent is a plus.
  • You speak English fluently and have worked in an English speaking environment before, knowledge of Dutch or French is a plus.
  • You are able to communicate well within your team and towards the client if applicable.

Wat hebben wij jou te bieden?

  • You will work in a very interesting industry, namely the aviation sector.
  • Intensive teamwork in an open and dynamic atmosphere where fresh new ideas and initiatives can be started.
  • Tailor-made guidance, where you indicate where your interests lie and we look together how we can help you develop further.
  • Knowledge sharing is central. We offer many initiatives for this: innovation centers, reading groups, knowledge sharing meetings, hackathons, participation in conferences and external training.
  • Depending on your own interests and initiatives, Cegeka offers various horizontal and vertical career paths.
  • In addition to the gross salary, a premium company car with fuel card, lunch vouchers, interesting group and hospitalization insurance, mobile phone subscription, flat-rate expenses allowance and a powerful laptop, we offer flexible working hours and a nice work / life balance.
  • Create your own compensation package thanks to our Flex Reward Plan.

Aspire to more: onze belofte aan jou

Je krijgt bij Cegeka alle ruimte om jezelf als professional verder te ontwikkelen. Samen realiseren we wat je écht wil betekenen voor onze klanten en collega’s. We nodigen je graag uit om met ons mee te groeien. In een ongekende veelzijdigheid aan uitdagende, betekenisvolle IT-projecten. Zet je stempel op projecten bij aansprekende klanten waarbij we het verschil maken. Aspire to more.


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