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Technical Developer

Technical Developer
Starting Salary: £35,510 plus £1750 location allowance and Civil Service pension
Location: Hanslope Park, Milton Keynes
Free shuttle bus available between central Milton Keynes and Hanslope Park

Join FCDO Services in our unwavering commitment to safeguarding the UK's interests. We're seeking individuals who are passionate about contributing to our global mission, where your expertise is valued as much as the challenges we face. Every role within our organization plays a pivotal part in achieving our objectives.

This opportunity is based at Hanslope Park near Milton Keynes, offering you the chance to collaborate within a skilled and supportive team focusing on Security Systems.

We're in search of individuals who embody trustworthiness and discretion, capable of working autonomously while applying technical expertise to various tasks.

Ideal candidates will showcase a genuine passion for security and possess an understanding of technical security, which can be further developed in this role. You'll engage in diverse activities, requiring adaptability and a proactive approach to practical challenges.

Your curiosity and ability to interpret technical briefs will be invaluable. Proficiency in written English is essential for generating reports supporting your work.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for those seeking a fresh challenge, offering an intellectually stimulating environment for skill enhancement. You should possess the drive to expand your skill set and understanding to enhance technical security while gaining familiarity with contemporary security systems.

Minimum qualification: Level 3 in Electronic Engineering or equivalent technical field.

Every single colleague must be security cleared before joining us. If you're successful in your application, we'll ask you to undergo our vetting process to achieve Developed Vetting (DV) clearance. You can find out more about vetting on our website:

This position requires on-site presence and does not support hybrid working arrangements.

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We're committed to nurturing our talent and providing access to training and development opportunities to foster your career growth within our organization.

It takes a diverse team to protect a diverse world.

The vital work we do takes an incredible community of colleagues, with different skills, backgrounds, cultures and identities. We support every individual, so that you always know you’re welcome and valued. It’s what makes us a Disability Confident employer. And why we’re recognised as a ‘Carer Confident’ workplace. And it’s how you know you’re joining an inspiring, inclusive organisation.

Hanslope Park based posts attract a Location Allowance of £1,750 per annum.

FCDO Services are regulated by the Civil Service Commission.

Job summary

£35,510 - £44,197 plus location allowance and excellent benefits
Hanslope Park
Closing Date
16 April 2024 at midnight

Further information

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  • 1.  Role Profile
  • 2.  Extra Information
  • 3.  Civil Service Recruitment Principles
  • 4.  Civil Service Code