Vacancies and STF calls for expertise


We are looking for a Technical Officer within the Operations Division in the ETSI Secretariat.

Candidates should have a graduate level education, appreciation of standardization processes, project management skills and will ideally have five years of direct experience in at least one standardization activity. Nevertheless, applications will be welcomed from less experienced candidates who show aptitude and enthusiasm, for whom appropriate on-the-job training will be provided.

Successful candidates will be able to organize and prioritize their work, with the objective of providing a level of service that meets the high standards expected of the ETSI Secretariat. The position will suit people capable of taking initiative and working autonomously within a team.

Applications will be particularly welcomed from candidates having experience in one or more of the following domains:

  • Core network and IP networking protocols (e.g., SIP, SS7, ISDN, TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, IP Multicast, EPC and IMS);
  • Optical Networking;
  • Network evolution (NFV/SDN), IPv6 and beyond;
  • SIM technology, authentication, security and subscription management;
  • API/SDK applications, open source / programming knowledge.

The post will be based at the ETSI Headquarters in Sophia Antipolis, France. Extensive travel will be required. The working language is English, and an excellent command of spoken and written English is essential.

Applications for this position should be received preferably before 31 August 2016, and should include a Curriculum Vitae of the candidate, in English, together with a short description of the relevant technical qualifications held and experience gained.

You will find enclosed the pdfCollective Letter with task description (Annex 1) and the contact details (Annex 2).

Applications should be submitted to

Call for expertise in Specialists Task Forces (STFs)

Throughout the year, ETSI issues calls for expertise for Specialist Task Forces (STFs) which support the standardization work of the Technical Organization. For more details on the STF working methods please see the information on the Portal.