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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.

 

APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

We also have a joint SIS, MI5 and GCHQ Apprenticeship Scheme. Aimed at those with an interest in developing technological expertise, successful candidates will spend a period of time in each agency, developing their skills and working with some of the world's most cutting edge technologies. Find out more...

 

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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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Could your interest in technology help keep the country safe?

An 18 month Apprenticeship working towards an Infrastructure Technician Qualification. If you have a passion for IT and are enthusiastic about developing your technical skills, then earn a salary whilst your training is paid for.

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Service Desk Analyst

London based, £33,801 - £36,341 (depending on skills)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for Service Desk Analysts to utilise their experience to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will provide IT support and advice on a wide range of IT services to SIS officers around the globe. 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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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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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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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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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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Network Engineer

London based £34,106 - £52,491 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for Network Engineers and Designers to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. You will help design, develop and support our global IT networks. We'll also help you develop through investing in you and your professional development.

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Business Relationship Manager

London based £39,754 – £42,731 (depending on experience)

We at MI6 - or as we're more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service - are looking for Business Relationship Managers to utilise their experience to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. The key focus of this role is to manage relationships between IT live services and the relevant business users. You will have a passion for working with people at all levels and will be friendly, approachable and enthusiastic. 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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Entry Level Change Analyst

London based £ 33,801 – £36,341

We at MI6 - or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service – are looking for Entry Level Change Analysts to support an organisation that protects the national security of the UK at home and overseas. Change Analysts play a unique and vital role in optimising the way SIS operates as a global intelligence service in the 21st century. 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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