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Technical Design Assurance

Summary Information for vacancy - reference M580450


Mi5 (Security Service)


Circa £50k - Competitive


City of Westminster, Greater London, London

Closing Date

18 July 2011

Interviews start

Not specified


Not Specified


Not specified

Pay frequency


Appointment Terms

Fixed-term contract

Working Arrangement

Full time

Travel required


No of vacancies


Field of work

Information Technology

Brief Description

MI5 safeguards the United Kingdom against threats to national security. Enhancing our IT services is critical in ensuring the business builds the capabilities it needs for the future. MI5 is recruiting exceptional Technical Design Assurance professionals experienced in ensuring projects and programme are delivering innovative technology solutions that are fit for purpose.

Vacancy description

As a Technical Design Assurance professional you will work within a multi-disciplinary team of technology design experts to assure infrastructure and business applications. You will have demonstrable experience of using service-based architecture to integrate bespoke, legacy and COTS applications and be a subject matter expert in at least one area relevant to Solutioning (This could be infrastructure, software engineering, BPM technologies, data analytics or Business Intelligence.)


You will be comfortable in a multi-project environment and adept at establishing and managing relationships to understand dependencies and constraints. A confident communicator passionate about delivering business value, you will ensure that all solutions meet the wider business, technical and delivery standards and strategies throughout all phases of the project lifecycle.

Further information

CRB check required - No

Regulated by OCSC - No

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - Yes

How to apply

Applicants must be 18 or over and British citizens. Discretion is vital. You should not discuss your application, other than with your partner or a close family member. Processing applications may take around six months.
To apply please send your CV to in the first instance. For more information please visit

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