Introduction

People join us from a variety of backgrounds. We have opportunities for people with a range of technical, vocational or professional qualifications, from IT to Electronics and Carpentry to Accountancy. We offer some roles that do not require any formal qualifications, such as Mobile Surveillance Officers and Foreign Language Analysts; and our graduates join us with degrees ranging from Architecture to Zoology.

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Are you MI5 ready?

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Our mission is to keep the country safe both now and in the future. This challenge requires the best effort of a diverse range of people who work together in high performing teams. It may not be for everyone. Responding to this challenge requires integrity, objectivity, direction and a strong security culture.