Video-Surveillance Data Analyst (SCE-DOD-2021-33-LD)

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • Contract

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Job Description


You have proven experience in the analysis and processing of video surveillance data within a national or international institution or a large private group (bank, insurance, etc.). Are you familiar with investigative techniques, IT tools, rules relating to the protection and confidentiality of personal data? If so, this could be the ideal challenge for you. Come and work at CERN, the world's largest particle physics research laboratory, as a Video Surveillance Data Analyst.

As a Video Surveillance Data Analyst, you will work in the Site and Civil Engineering department, which is responsible of managing and developing CERN's real estate assets and infrastructures, as well as all the services related to the caretaking and operation of the CERN site. The department is also responsible for ensuring the safety of all persons entering the Organization, as well as the Organization's properties.


Under the supervision of CERN’s Head of Security, you will provide him/her with analyses on request, based on computer data made available to you by the Organization.

You will have to:

  • Perform analysis on requests, providing technical elements, and drafting reports while respecting the utmost confidentiality.
  • Actively participate in the risk analysis of buildings and sites.
  • Propose optimisation measures for the automation of searches or the video surveillance system, including technology survey.
  • Work in close collaboration with other departments within the Organization.
  • Check continuously that the procedures implemented comply with CERN Data Privacy standards.
  • Periodically check the proper functioning of the entire video systems.
  • Be able to direct the activity of the operator in charge of the Access Control Centre, particularly in the event of exceptional situations.
  • Be responsible of the quality control activity of the guarding contract.
  • Participate in meetings of the security service and contribute to diverse actions and projects of the service.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant experience in the field of Law, Investigation or a related field.



The experience required for this position is as follows:

  • Significant experience in the management and exploitation of computer data (video and data) in order to solve investigations in the field of security.
  • Significant experience in the field of investigation and intelligence gathering within a national or international institution or a large private group (bank, insurance company etc.).

The following would be considered an advantage:

  • IT qualifications.
  • International experience or experience in a multicultural environment.
  • Experience in an operational control room.

Technical competencies:

  • Safety conformity assessment: security conformity assessment.
  • Organization, planning and control.
  • Use of office software packages: expertise in IT tools.
  • Information and Communication Technologies; Information analysis.
  • Investigative skills.


Behavioural competencies:

  • Achieving results: delivering high quality work on time and fulfilling expectations.
  • Managing self: working well autonomously; taking on activities and tasks without prompting Remaining objective, focused and productive in a stressful environment; focusing on solutions rather than problems.
  • Working in the interest of the Organization: following rules and regulations and encouraging others to do the same setting ambitious, challenging but realistic goals; being ready to take initiatives and calculated risks in the interest of CERN.
  • Learning and sharing knowledge: keeping up-to-date with developments in own field of expertise and readily absorbing new information thinking "out of the box" and proposing fresh ideas, insights and methodologies proposing ways to improve or streamline existing procedures, processes and methodologies.

Language skills:

Spoken and written English or French: ability to draw up technical texts in one of the two languages, as well as ability to understand and speak the other language in professional contexts, or the undertaking to acquire it rapidly.

Additional Information

Eligibility and closing date:

Diversity has been an integral part of CERN's mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization. Employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We welcome applications from all Member States and Associate Member States.

This vacancy will be filled as soon as possible, and applications should normally reach us no later than 23.04.2021 at 12pm CET.

Employment Conditions

Contract type: Limited duration contract (2 years). Subject to certain conditions, holders of limited-duration contracts may apply for an indefinite position.

These functions require:

  • Work in Radiation Areas.
  • Interventions in underground installations.
  • A valid driving licence is required.
  • Work during nights, Sundays and official holidays, when required by the needs of the Organization.
  • Stand-by duty, when required by the needs of the Organization.

Job grade: 4-5

Job reference: SCE-DOD-2021-33-LD

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