Technical Opportunities - Registration of Interest Ref. 2845

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At GCHQ, we unlock the complex world of data and communications to keep the UK and its citizens safe, both in the real world and online. Working closely with our British Intelligence partners in MI5 and MI6, we protect the UK from threats including serious organised crime, terrorism, and cyber-attacks. A role in GCHQ means you’ll have varied and fascinating work in a supportive and encouraging environment that puts the emphasis on teamwork. 
In return for your dedication and commitment, we’ll support you with world-class training and mentoring, and depending on the role, the opportunity to work towards formal qualifications. Whether you’re just starting out in your career or already have a few years’ experience, with GCHQ you’ll make a real contribution to keeping the country safe while developing your skills, knowledge and expertise. 
We’ll shortly be recruiting for a variety of roles including: 
Weapons Systems Analyst
You’ll conduct technical data analysis to understand foreign weapon capabilities and technologies, and make a vital contribution to the UK’s defence capabilities. 
Infrastructure Engineer/Specialist Infrastructure Engineer
As an Infrastructure Engineer you’ll develop new capabilities and infrastructure solutions for a range of unique projects. Specialist Infrastructure Engineers work with teams from other agencies and our international partners to pioneer innovative technical solutions. 
Industrial Systems Analyst
Working to solve complex problems, you’ll use your knowledge to understand the function and capabilities of specific pieces of technical equipment. 
Capability and Telecoms Engineer
You’ll be responsible for solving mission problems through the innovative and creative use of a variety of off-the-shelf and custom systems. 
The application window for our Technical Opportunities roles will open on 24th April 2023 at 10.00am. In the meantime, we encourage: 
   All those from an ethnic minority background 
   Women (of any background) 
To register their interest for this forthcoming opportunity*

As part of the registration of interest, you’ll be invited to online events prior to the campaign opening to find out more. These will be held on the following dates:

Weapons and Industrial Systems Analysts – 1pm or 6pm on 19th April 2023

Infrastructure and Capability and Telecoms Engineers – 1pm or 6pm on 20th April 2023

A General upskilling event for all registrants – 1pm, 21st April 2023

These events will last for approximately 1 hour.

Please note that 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 these roles, will need to complete an application form once the window for applications has opened. 

* We are confining registrations of interest to these groups only, due to their current under-representation in our workforce. Once the application window has opened, we welcome applications from all candidates, regardless of their ethnic background, gender, and/or any other characteristic(s). All applications will be assessed solely on merit.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.