You might be looking for an opportunity to work with, and develop, the latest technology. Or you might want the challenge of solving 'impossible' technical problems - to find a 'way in' where no-one else can. Whatever you're looking for, here at GCHQ you'll discover the kudos and intellectual stimulation that come with working at the forefront of cutting-edge technology.
In today’s modern world the UK faces an incredible amount of technological threats. All of which are opportunities for you to shine as you counter these threats through a combination of deep research skill and technological ingenuity.
As part of an extraordinary team working to protect the nation from cyber terrorism, you’ll conduct unique research and apply it to deliver real benefit. You’ll have the unique opportunity of working with, and developing, cutting edge technology. And while solving problems and developing creative prototypes we’ll help you to become an expert within the community.
Working within the Advanced Technology Research field you’ll discover a number of research themes, each with its own techniques and technologies. Providing you have the desire, we’ll make sure you become an expert in your field.
You’ll already have an abundance of skills and abilities that we’re excited to see in action. But we’re also looking for pioneering, collaborative, researchers who prize vision, initiative, innovation and problem solving and scientific method above all else.
As well as a strong appetite to learn and develop you’ll also have a 2:1 or better in a strongly numerical/analytical degree, accompanied by experience of problem solving through programming/algorithm development.
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Applicants must be British citizens. GCHQ values diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We want our workforce to reflect the diversity of our work.