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Trainee Radio Frequency Signal Acquisition - Collector/Analyst
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Recruiter: GCHQ
Listed on: 8th May
Location: Scarborough
Salary/Rate: £18,495
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: TJGC3
Contact Name: GCHQ
Trainee Radio Frequency Signal Acquisition - Collector/Analyst
Salary of £18,495 (on a pro rata basis)
Scarborough
You’ll become skilled in communications.
And skilled at protecting the country.


At GCHQ, our mission is to use cutting-edge tech to protect Britain from ever-evolving threats. It’s incredibly varied work, as Britain’s infrastructure, businesses and way of life are constantly targeted. By gathering information and analysing communications, our organisation aims to stop this, which means you’ll have one of the most unique, challenging and interesting careers there is to offer.

On this training programme, you’ll learn how to support our national security. You’ll also monitor a variety of communications, and provide intelligence that supports UK foreign and defence policies. We’ll train you in everything from identifying and analysing modern communication technologies, to underlying payload for exploitation and capability development. After successfully completing the 18-month training programme, you’ll begin working at one of our sites.

To join us, you’ll need a minimum of five GCSEs, grade A-C (including maths and English), or equivalent, along with an interest in Radio Frequency communications. Keen to learn more, you’re curious about how signals are transmitted and received within the electromagnetic spectrum, from 10KHz through to 3GHz. Enthusiastic and an excellent communicator, you keep up with new technologies, and work well both in a team and independently.

In return, you’ll become part of a supportive team and enjoy a healthy work-life balance. Plus, you’ll know that you’re helping protect the nation.

For more information and to apply, please visit our website by clicking the APPLY button.


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