Maths & Cryptography Roles Registration of Interest Ref. 2316

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Maths & Cryptography

Maths and Cryptography Roles Registration of Interest
GCHQ is offering an exciting opportunity to specialise in Maths and Cryptography tackling unique, complex and ever-changing problems and applying mathematical thinking to protect the UK.  

Our mathematicians work collaboratively in multiskilled teams to solve varied and interesting problems, using analytical skills and a broad range of mathematical approaches, including, but not limited to, algebra, probability, number theory, statistics and optimisation. Supported by mentors you’ll soon be specialising in maths and cryptography, producing innovative technical capabilities, often using some of Europe’s most powerful computers to deliver world-class knowledge and expertise, and influence decisions made by government agencies. You’ll work in areas including cryptography and cryptanalysis, network exploitation, cyber security, data science, machine learning, mathematical modelling and many more.

The role will be based in Cheltenham. We welcome applications from candidates who have or expect to obtain shortly, at least a 2:2 degree or higher that has significant mathematical content including (but not limited to) mathematics, computer science, statistics and physics. An interest in technology and / or experience in programming is desirable but not essential. All new recruits will have access to substantial training.  For all positions, we are looking for candidates who demonstrate mathematical curiosity, an enthusiasm for problem solving and a willingness to learn new skills.

Information on our nationality criteria can be found here

The application window for Maths and Cryptography Roles will open on Monday 16th August 2021. In the meantime, we encourage:

·         All those from an ethnic minority background *
·         Women (of any background) *

To register their interest in this forthcoming opportunity.

*Please note that we are confining registrations of interest to the above groups only, due to their current under-representation in our workforce.

A registration of interest does not constitute a job application, nor will such registration have any bearing upon the recruitment process itself.  

Any individuals who register their interest and who decide subsequently to apply for the Maths and Cryptography Roles will need to complete an application form once the window for applications has opened.

Once the application window has opened, we will welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of their ethnic background, gender, disability and/or any other characteristic(s). All applications will be assessed solely on merit.

Register your interest here.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.