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Company Profile - GCHQ

Who are we?

GCHQ is the technical partner of the UK’s intelligence and security service, working with MI5 and MI6 to counter threats to Britain. We can be regarded as a technical power-house, deploying – and inventing – some of the world’s most advanced hardware and software solutions. If it exists, we’ll use it. If it doesn’t, we’ll find a solution.

Career Opportunities

Various roles to include: IT Infrastructure Engineers, Software Engineers, Systems Engineers, IT Services Management, Telecommunications & Electrical Engineers, Information Assurance Specialists, Project Managers; Internet Operations Analysts; Communications R&D.

Training and Development

One thing that strikes new starters – apart from the interesting work and range of career pathways - is how friendly and helpful everyone is. We want you to do well, and that means supporting you fully with training and development opportunities.

What we look for

You must be a British citizen with a good degree and/or postgraduate qualification in Computer Science or an IT-related subject, Electronics, Electrical & Electronic Engineering or Communications.

Alternatively, a good HND/HNC with relevant work experience or significant experience, regardless of technical qualifications (for certain positions).

What we offer

Wherever you find yourself, you can be sure of rewards that reflect your input and progress. As a Civil Service organisation, we offer excellent conditions and benefits, including attractive pension options and competitive, annually reviewed salaries. 


How to apply

Click on our logo to visit our website for more details and to apply.   GCHQ values diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.  We want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our work.


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