Graduate Technology roles at GCHQ
c. £25,500 + benefits including flexible working
Cheltenham (Some roles based in Cornwall and Yorkshire)
Looking for somewhere extraordinary to use the knowledge you gained in your degree studies? Explore the possibilities at GCHQ. From specialist technical roles to careers in software engineering and frontline IT support, we’ve a range of opportunities to offer graduates who are looking for real intellectual stimulation.
Whichever path you take, you can look forward to new experiences and a tailor-made development programme to take you further. We will even support you with further study for professional qualifications and there are many opportunities to travel both within the UK and overseas. Working with some of the leading specialists in the country, you'll discover the kudos that comes with keeping our society safe and successful in the cyber age.
We have a broad variety of opportunities available mostly based at our HQ in Cheltenham, but also in Yorkshire and Cornwall. We are currently recruiting into the following areas:
• Technical Research & Development
• Advanced Technology Researchers
• Software Engineers/Developers
• Systems Engineers/Designers
• Cyber and Technical Operations
• Maths & Cryptography
• Technical Analysts
• IT Infrastructure Engineers
• IT Service Management
• Information Security Advisors
Joining us at graduate entry level isn't like being on a typical 'general' graduate scheme. Primarily offering 'direct entry' routes for graduates, most of our roles require a degree in a relevant discipline – such as Computer Science, Physics, Electronics, Engineering or Maths. Whether you are looking for a deep specialist technical or research role, or want something that makes more of your broader technical skills, or perhaps you are really not sure at this early stage of your career, the chances are you will find what you are looking for here - even if you don’t quite know what that is yet! Visit our careers site to discover more about the roles and paths we offer.
Benefits include flexible working and generous flexitime package, a ‘buddying’ and mentorship scheme and world class training and development.
Explore new ways to realise your potential and apply today
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.
Keywords: Technical Research, Development, Advanced Technology Researchers, Software Engineers/Developers, Systems Engineers/Designers, Cyber and Technical Operations, Maths & Cryptography, Microelectronics, Technical Analysts, IT Infrastructure Engineers, IT Service Management, Information Security Advisors
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