Technology at MI5
MI5 is often overlooked as an organisation that invests in technology. The reality is that we have pioneering corporate and operational technology sections which offer careers in technology that are very different from any other organisation.
Technology is rapidly evolving and it's vital for MI5 to stay one step ahead. This is why we need individuals with the brightest technical minds who can come up with innovative solutions to a wide range of technological challenges. So whether you are an experienced Enterprise Architect horizon scanning future technologies to enable MI5 to run investigations, or a graduate starting out on your career on our Technology Graduate Development Programme, your work makes a direct impact on how effectively MI5 can protect the UK's national security.
My department is all about exploring and being experimental with technology, we get to play with the latest tech
Technology Graduate Development Programme
Our Technology Graduate Development Programme (TGDP) is a structured programme that offers an exciting opportunity to work in a unique and stimulating environment, where technology plays a crucial and increasingly frontline role. This structured two year programme will give you the experience, knowledge and skills you need to become an effective technology professional in our pioneering IT department.
Tech Talent Network
If you are a tech professional with three years or more industry experience and are interested in joining us, but haven’t seen a role for your skillset, then the Tech Talent Network could be perfect for you. As a Network member, you’ll receive unique insights into our work and our intelligence partners, MI6 and GCHQ, through exclusive content and job alerts tailored to your area of expertise.
Why join MI5?
A career at MI5 is like no other. Not only is it rewarding and unique but the variety here is like no-where else. It is this variety that means most people stay at MI5 as they are able to fulfil all their career ambitions here without ever having to leave. We are also committed to rewarding the people who work for us and demonstrating our appreciation for their vital contribution by offering an excellent range of benefits. And due to the nature of our work it means you can’t take it home with you, so when you leave the office you really do leave your work behind you, providing you with an excellent work-life balance. Whatever role you perform, you will be directly contributing to keeping the country safe.