Software Engineering Apprenticeship at MI5 -United Kingdom

Employer Name: MI5

Salary: £24,635 per year

Employment type: Full-time

Location: London

Application Closes: Not Specified

Part of the UK’s intelligence services is MI5 and MI6. We collaborate to protect Britain’s people, interests, and companies against various threats, including cyberattacks, espionage, terrorism, and organized crime, both domestically and abroad. Working across our crucial missions, you’ll make a difference at the core of national security in a welcoming atmosphere that encourages everyone to succeed.

Your Role

Technology is crucial to everything we do at MI5 and MI6, allowing us to disrupt significant threats to UK national security. We are now looking for people who want to learn and enhance their talents while working in a friendly environment. Over three years, you will engage in exciting, hands-on work to assist us in constructing and maintaining some of the world’s most advanced electronic equipment, all while working towards a BSc Honours Degree in Digital and Technology Solutions (software development). Furthermore, you’ll be an essential part of a team that ensures the UK Government can operate confidently in cyberspace and keep up with the expanding digital world.

Requirements

To join the apprenticeship, starting in Autumn 2023, you’ll have an interest in either programming, problem-solving, or technology, and you’ll have (or are expecting to have by September 2023) 72 UCAS points, along with GCSE grade 4/C or above in English language and maths or equivalent functional skills (Level 2). Also, they encourage applications from people without previous technical experience – the most important quality we look for is aptitude and the potential to learn.

Applicants, before commencing this apprenticeship, you would not have completed or undertaken a Level 4 qualification or higher in a Software Engineering subject such as Computer Science.

Reward and Benefits

You’ll receive a starting salary of £24,635 for London / £22, 889 for Manchester, plus other benefits, including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave automatically rising to 30 days after 5 years’ service, and an additional 10.5 days public and privilege holidays
  • Opportunities to be recognized through our employee performance scheme
  • Personal Learning Budget
  • Interest-free season ticket loan
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Facilities such as a gym, restaurant, and on-site coffee bars (at some locations)
  • Paid parental and adoption leave.

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