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Calling All Secret Agent Wannabes: The Mi5 Is Now Hiring

Calling All Secret Agent Wannabes: The Mi5 Is Now Hiring

Are you the social media sleuth of your friendship group? Do you know who the real baddie is within the five minutes of a crime thriller?

Well, while you may feel like your MI5 acceptance letter got lost in the post, the good news is that the domestic counter-intelligence and security agency is actually hiring right now.

Together with MI6 and GCHQ, MI5 help to protect the UK from threats to its national security at home and abroad.

The trio of agencies work against everything from terrorism and espionage, to cyber threats and sabotage.

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The national security agency are currently hiring for three roles - do you have what it takes? (Credit: Unsplash)
The national security agency are currently hiring for three roles - do you have what it takes? (Credit: Unsplash)

There are three roles currently up for grabs, successful applicants will "contribute to MI5's mission in keeping the country safe."

Read on for the details of each role, do you have what it takes?

Application Architect

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In this role you'll be gathering and interpreting requirements from the business and technical teams.

The job description breaks down your duties:

  • Work with Dev Ops teams and fellow architects to identify and design end to end architectural solutions, advising on and contributing to the implementation of application architecture and system/component interfaces.
  • Contribute to system roadmaps and future visions to help stakeholders understand where and how technology benefits them.
  • Use your experience, as well as industry best practice and emerging trends, to initiate new ideas and conduct options analysis to recommend optimum solutions.
  • Design interface specifications, writing high level design and detailed design for chosen solutions.
  • Be involved in the implementation of new technologies and methods.
  • The successful candidate should be "passionate leaders in the technology world who are excited to take the initiative, be creative and drive engineering change across the intelligence agencies."
  • You should also have experience of successful application design and integration in large scale enterprise organisations.

The salary for this role is: London - £66,276 to £71,081 or Manchester - £63,091 to £67,677.

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The closing date for applications is 31/08/2020 at 11pm.

To apply or find out more click here.

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Senior Software Engineer

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In this role, your duties are as follows:

  • You'll share our collective responsibility to keep the country safe and be keen to constantly improve yourself and your team. Our teams work closely with each other and with mission customers, so it's important that you're prepared to communicate and share your knowledge
  • Lead the development across a small number of teams or take responsibility for a particular technical specialism where you will act as a subject matter expert
  • Support decision making and risk taking within teams using your experience and technical knowledge
  • Coach and mentor junior colleagues to help develop their skills, bringing on their engineering thinking
  • Promote best practice and help to set standards across the organisation
  • Participate in guilds and cross-organisation initiatives to build our community of engineers.
  • As a technical role, MI5 is looking for a software engineers who have experience of working with a broad range of technologies, leading engineering teams and taking responsibility for making technical decisions.

The salary for this role is: London - £63,097 - £69,630 or Manchester - £59,824 - £64,558.

The closing date for applications is 31/12/2020 at 11pm.

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For apply or find out more visit the website here.

Like fictional character Eve Polastri, you'd be working for Government agency Mi5 (Credit: BBC)
Like fictional character Eve Polastri, you'd be working for Government agency Mi5 (Credit: BBC)

Software Engineer

In this software engineering role you'll:

  • Take ownership of large problems, break them down and work with the team to deliver new features through the whole engineering lifecycle
  • Support products owned by the team, providing on-call if necessary, working with users to identify and fix defects
  • Build automated tests to maintain the assurance of our continuous integration pipelines
  • Support and mentor junior colleagues, helping them to understand what great software engineering looks like
  • Participate in guilds and cross-organisation initiatives to build our community of engineers.

The salary for this role is: central London - £53,140 - £58,314 or Manchester - £48,932 - £54,232.

The closing date for applications is 31/12/2020 at 11pm.

For more information or to apply click here.

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Mary-Jane Wiltsher

Mary-Jane Wiltsher is a freelance lifestyle and culture journalist. Elsewhere she writes for Stylist, Euronews, PHOENIX and What We Seee.