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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

£32,329 - £34,945 (depending on experience)

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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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.

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Software Specialists (incl. graduates and part time)

London based, £32,624 - £46,738 depending on experience

We at MI6 – or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) - are looking for experienced Software Specialists, Software 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 Analysts

London based, £42,210 - £55,902 (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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Project Managers

London based, £46,131 - £61,885 (depending on experience)

We, at MI6 – or as we’re more formally called, the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) – are looking for experienced Project Managers who have a track record of delivering large scale and complex projects. You will be highly organised, dynamic and hold recognised qualifications in Project Management. As part of an innovative, forward-thinking team that’s continuously developing novel applications and have a good understanding of the entire project management lifecycle, you’ll make sure MI6 has the ability to perform its missions to the highest levels. We take training seriously and provide time for you to develop your skills and expertise in a wide range of technologies and methodologies.

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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.

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