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

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Can you solve this puzzle?

Intelligence isn’t always obvious and our engineers and analysts work hard to unlock it.

There's a clue in the image file, if you can find it.

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.