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Technology’s behind everything we do. Which makes working in our Science and Technology teams varied, challenging and always exciting. The diverse systems we use ensure we operate effectively, provide reliable data to the UK government, and connect us to our intelligence partners. Working here will put you right at the heart of our mission to protect the UK, using your technical aptitude to solve unique and complex problems.

We recruit people with a wide range of abilities, from new graduates to highly experienced technologists. As well as highly technical specialists who focus on developing and supporting systems applications, we look for analysts and project managers who can apply technology to meet our business needs.

 

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Join us and you’ll enjoy tailored training that will extend both your personal and technical skills. You’ll also discover long-term opportunities to move into different technology areas, or even into other SIS departments. With generous annual leave and pension package, as well as the genuine flexibility to enjoy life outside work, it’s an ideal place to develop a full, varied and enjoyable career. 

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1st Line Technical Support Analyst

London based, £32,700 - £35,349 (depending on skills)

We, at MI6 – or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) – are looking for experienced technical analysts to provide IT support on a wide range of services to our officers both in the UK and overseas.  This vital role, that ultimately helps to safeguard our nation, will involve moving between various disciplines including service desk support, IT operations and IT service management.  Although much of this work is based in London, working normal office hours, there might be opportunities to travel overseas to provide on-site support and training. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills and expertise in a wide range of technical or service management roles.        

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Trainee and Experienced 2nd and 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineers

London based, £33,005 - £51,654 depending on experience

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for Trainee and Experienced 2nd and 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineers to utilise their experience to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will provide support to a number of SIS's IT systems at the infrastructure, OS, middleware and application layers.

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Global IT Infrastructure Engineer

London based, £32,624 - £42,420 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - are looking for engineering and support technicians who understand and have experience in a wide array of technologies and engineering methods. You may be a recent graduate or have previous experience gained in the workspace, but your skills would address challenges that are fundamental to intelligence gathering and ultimately help to safeguard our nation.  We take training seriously and provide time for you to learn and develop your skills and expertise in a diverse suite of technologies and infrastructures.

This role is currently closed for applications

Software Engineering Specialists (incl. graduates and part time)

London based, £32,994 - £47,168 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 – or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - are looking for experienced Software Engineering Specialists, Software Engineering Graduates or Software candidates searching for part time, flexible working patterns who understand the complex world of programming, integrating or supporting software products and underlying technologies. You will be involved in all stages of the software development lifecycle and your work will contribute to the protection of the UK’s national interests both at home and overseas. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills and expertise in a diverse suite of programming languages, databases and operating systems. 

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Business Change Managers

London based, £45,750 - £49,460 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - are looking for experienced Business Change Managers to work on vital projects that will contribute to promoting and protecting the UK's national interest both at home and overseas. You will be highly organised, inquisitive and dynamic, hold recognised qualifications in Business Change Management and have experience of leading significant Business Change programmes. Armed with at least 3 years' experience, you will work with a wide range of stakeholders to coordinate the delivery of change to our operational and business processes. We take training seriously and provide time to further develop your outstanding skillset in a truly unique context.

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Business Analysts

London based, £42,651 - £56,464 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - are looking for experienced Business Analysts to work on vital projects that would contribute to promoting and protecting the UK’s national interest both at home and overseas. Armed with at least 2 years’ experience, you will work with a wide range of stakeholders, elicit requirements, identify problems and assist in the delivery of improvements to our operational and business processes. We take training seriously and provide time to further develop your outstanding skillset in a truly unique context. 

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Programme Level Systems Engineer

London based, £47,265 - £68,103 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 – or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - are looking for experienced Programme Level Systems Engineers - You will lead the design and systems engineering approach for the creation of complex new systems, or the upgrade of existing systems. Taking a lead role as part of the Programme or Portfolio Design Authority, you will lead in the development of key vision, blueprint documentation, associated systems engineering artefacts and corresponding lifecycle approaches to enable successful project and programme delivery. We take training seriously and provide time for you to learn and develop your skills and expertise in a diverse suite of technologies and infrastructures.

This role is currently closed for applications.

Cyber Operations Specialist (Graduate & Experienced Levels)

London based, £32,700 - £38,603 (depending on experience)

Join MI6 - or as we’re often known, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - and use your experience of developing software, analysing networks, data forensics or pen-testing to support technical operations that are fundamental to intelligence gathering and ultimately help safeguard our nation.

As a Cyber Operations Specialist at MI6 you’ll deploy a wide array of advanced technical capabilities to support delivery of high impact intelligence that protects national security and the UK’s interests. You’ll work with other technical specialists to identify, counter and provide advice on complex and evolving technical threats to the UK or our allies. You will also translate your knowledge in a way that people who aren’t technical experts can understand. You will be based in the UK but may have the opportunity to work overseas.

This role is currently closed for applications.

Availability Manager

London based, £32,700 - £35,349 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for an Availability Manager to work within the Service Delivery Management function to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will monitor, optimise and proactively suggest improvements to the availability of IT services to help deliver business and customer benefits. The role involves collating data, writing reports and co-ordinating meetings to help improve the IT infrastructure. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills in a wide range of technical or service management roles.

This role is now closed.

Service Delivery Analysts

London based, £38,453 - £41,570 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for Service Delivery Analysts to utilise their experience to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will work with projects, assisting in the transfer of authority to live services. Once the capability is successfully transitioned you will be responsible for ensuring the service meets business needs throughout its life, which will include the management of risks and financial control. You will be centrally involved in the day to day running and monitoring of existing live services, ensuring performance targets are achieved whilst identifying issues and creating service improvement plans. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills in a wide range of technical or service management roles.

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Information Security Accreditor

London based, £40,065 - £43,312 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for an Information Security Accreditor to work across the organisation and Intelligence Communityto support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK. You will risk manage, assure and accredit SIS internal information systems to ensure they are secureand fit for purpose to process and store SIS/UKIC information.

This role is now closed.

Demand and Capacity Manager

London based, £38,453 - £41,570 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for a Demand and Capacity Manager to work within the Service Delivery Management function to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will ensure new and existing services have sufficient capacity and forecast growth based on demand. You will have good stakeholder engagement skills and a willingness to devise and implement processes. The role involves collating data, writing reports and co-ordinating meetings to help improve the IT infrastructure. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills in a wide range of technical or service management roles.

This role is now closed.

Project Manager

London based, £51,779 – £55,563

We at MI6 - or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service – are looking for project managers to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. Project managers take responsibility for translating business needs into credible, achievable plans, with a focus on incorporating the appropriate standards of performance, reliability and security whilst looking for novel and creative solutions.

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Entry Level Project Manager

London based, £42,726 – £45,854

We at MI6 - or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service – are looking for entry-level project managers to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. Project managers take responsibility for translating business needs into credible, achievable plans, with a focus on incorporating the appropriate standards of performance, reliability and security whilst looking for novel and creative solutions. We offer a combination of formal training backed up with coaching, mentoring and on-the-job exposure to build on your experience, and deepen your understanding of the profession.

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Service Delivery Manager

London based, £47,785 - £51,654 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for Service Delivery Managers to utilise their experience to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will work with projects, assisting in the transfer of authority to live services. Once the capability is successfully transitioned you will be responsible for ensuring the service meets business needs throughout its life, which will include the management of risks and financial control. In addition, there will be a significant amount of stakeholder management with both technical and commercial teams. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills in a wide range of technical or service management roles.

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IT Business Support Team Leader

London based, £47,758 - £51,654 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for an IT Business Support Team Leader to work alongside the service management function to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will manage a team that is responsible for the co-ordination of budget management, working with team leaders to understand/plan their requirements for people and work with our service management teams to support strategic supplier engagement. This role will report to the Head of IT Services and will be pivotal in the production of key management information. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills in a wide range of technical or service management roles.

This role is now closed.

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