Access Operations
graduate job

Access Operations

Job description

GCHQ is where the power of your ideas can protect a nation. Where you’ll get to use your skills to lift the lid and pull things apart. That’s why we’re looking for creative individuals who enjoy constantly evolving, to keep us one step ahead. You can’t get much more advanced than that.

Our Access Operations team is made up of talented people, all with a range of expertise. We currently have vacancies for a Network Optimisation Analyst. In this role, you might concentrate on analysing IP requirements and Internet technologies in a highly time sensitive environment. And you’ll have a significant positive impact on our intelligence requirements.

At GCHQ, you won’t just work to understand the ins and outs of tech. You’ll advance your inquisitive mind with the support of the tailored training we provide. And you’ll take advantage of our smart working patterns, so you can carry on living your life in a way that suits you.

Welcome to tomorrow.

What we are looking for

We’re looking for people who are self-motivated and enjoy solving challenging problems. It’s about having a passion to learn new skills and trying to apply them in the most creative way. To apply for this role, you’ll need an A level in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths subject. Along with an understanding of how IP networks are configured and managed, you have an analytical mind-set and a willingness to learn. You also have the ability to adapt to ever changing situations and are able to utilise your analytical skills to keep pace.

Accepted degree subjects


How to apply

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Closing date: Continuous recruitment


Additional job details


£26,091 - £29,694

Potential to earn skills and retention payments where applicable

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