Chaire Cyber CNI

Chaire Cyber CNI – Cybersecurity for Critical Networked Infrastructures

Join Our Team: Cyber-Physical Testbed Engineer Wanted!

Are you passionate about cybersecurity and eager to take on exciting challenges in the field of critical national infrastructure protection? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you!

IMT Atlantique, a leading engineering school within the Institut Mines-Télécom, is at the forefront of addressing the digital, energy, and environmental transitions shaping our society and industries. As part of our commitment to cybersecurity of critical infrastructures, we are currently seeking a highly skilled engineer to join our team as a Cyber-Physical Testbed Engineer.

About the Role:

In collaboration with the Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructures Chair team, you will be responsible for maintaining and optimizing our diverse platforms, including an Airbus cyberrange, miniaturized factories controlled by PLCs from leading manufacturers such as Schneider, Siemens, Creuzet, and Industrial Shields, as well as sensors and actuators based on Arduino and Raspberry Pi.

Your tasks will involve platform maintenance, system configuration, task automation, and collaboration with industrial partners to understand their needs and integrate them into the platforms.

For those with a scientific curiosity, there will be opportunities to contribute to research projects within our dynamic environment.

Position Requirements:

  • Expertise in system configuration, console-level operations, and task automation are crucial for the smooth functioning of these cyber-physical environments.
  • Proficiency with PLCs from Schneider, Siemens, Creuzet, and Industrial Shields is required.
  • Fluency in both French and English (written and spoken) is essential.
  • Strong collaborative skills, curiosity, motivation, organization, and attention to detail are desired.
  • The ideal candidate should hold a master’s degree in cybersecurity.

Why Join Us:

  • Work with cutting-edge cybersecurity technology.
  • Collaborate with industrial partners and regional stakeholders.
  • Stimulating work environment with opportunities for scientific contributions.

Additional Benefits:

  • On-site dining facilities.
  • Leisure/sports offerings.
  • Public transportation coverage.
  • Sustainable mobility package (for carpooling or biking).
  • Family support benefits.
  • Wide range of social benefits.
  • Partial telecommuting options.
  • Generous leave policies.

How to Apply:

If you’re ready to take on this exciting challenge and contribute to the cybersecurity of critical infrastructures, please submit your application before the deadline on March 2, 2024:

For inquiries about the position content, contact

  • Marc-Oliver PAHL, Chairholder marc-oliver.pahl (at*)

For administrative/HR-related questions, reach out to

  • Mélissandre MORVAN, Recruitment Assistant: melissandre.morvan (at*)

Legal Information:

  • Contract type: 24-month fixed-term public contract or secondment contract for civil servants, renewable.
  • Geographical location: IMT Atlantique – 2 Rue de la Châtaigneraie, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné.
  • Internal use only: Position category – II R. Open to all candidates with possible accommodations for candidates with disabilities upon request. Open to contract workers. Any application may be subject to administrative investigation.

Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a dynamic team working on the front lines of cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection. Join us at IMT Atlantique and make a difference! Apply now!

Marc-Oliver Pahl

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