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£26,661 - £37,754 (inc supplement) depending on experience
London based

Join MI6 and use your Application Analyst skills in an IT field to support an organisation tht protects the security of the UK.

The Application Management Group delivers 2nd/3rd line technical support for a diverse portfolio of software applications. We are looking for customer focussed, professional support specialists to work as part of this team supporting vital UK government systems protecting UK interests at home and abroad. 

Role

If you want to work in an environment where you will be rewarded for your problem solving abilities and you take responsibility for getting crucial systems back on line and where you like being busy, we would be interested in talking to you. You will need to be able to stay calm in a crisis situation and find satisfaction in completing tasks on time and to a given standard.

As part of a customer focussed team, there are opportunities to cross train on many systems and learn some of the most exciting systems at the forefront of the intelligence gathering world.  We invest time and effort in training our support analysts and you will benefit from learning both on the job and on structured courses.

These roles have some flexibility in working hours.

Skills and Qualifications

You will need to be an IT graduate with a BSc (Hons), HND or HNC level qualification and/or relevant experience in a similar role.  You will need demonstratable experience of software development or support in some of the following technologies:

Microsoft

  • Windows operating systems
  • Exchange, Office
  • Virtual Hardware Platforms
  • Active Directory
  • IIS
  • Powershell
  • Microsoft Certified Support Engineer would be desirable

SOA

  • Virtual Hardware Platforms
  • Windows/Linux operating systems
  • Java
  • Liferay
  • Apache Webserver
  • Shibboleth Service Provider
  • Vaadin/GWT, XML/XSL/SOAP/XQUERY/SPARQL
  • Webmethods/IS/Broker
  • Software AG CentraSite and Insight
  • Datapower, Autonomy
  • ADFS Identity ProviderEclipse IDE

Databases

  • Windows/Linux Operating Systems
  • Relational Databases
  • SQL
  • PL/SQL
  • Oracle forms
  • Virtual Hardware Platforms

Document Management

  • Windows/Linux Operating Systems
  • Electronic Document/Content Management
  • Java
  • Web Technologies

Knowledge/Experience of the following would also be an advantage:

  • Project Lifecycle
  • ITIL Service Management (V3)
  • Configuration and Release Management
  • Software Change Control
  • IT Service Management Software

 About MI6 and IT

MI6 exists to collect secret foreign intelligence that helps project the UK's security and prosperity.  This intelligence is gathered all over the world and reported to the Government - informing policies that counter threats to this country including weapons proliferation, terrorism and regional instability.

MI6 could not operate without its technology teams.  They ensure the security and effectiveness of an international communications network that operates around the world.  And they also make sure that everyone has the IT they need to do their job securely, whatever the role.

Please note: You need to be a British citizen, aged 21 or over to apply.

You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or close family member, providing that they are British.  They should also be made aware of the importance of discretion.