Graduate Analyst - Dstl 2017

Salary: £21,000 to £26,000
Location: South East, South West
Start date: ASAP
Sectors: Public Sector, Military & Defence, Research & Analysis

Learn how to solve unique problems with unexpected science.

Locations: Sevenoaks, Salisbury or Portsmouth

Dstl is all about innovation and multidisciplinary creativity. We're responsible for designing, developing and applying the very latest in science and technology for the benefit of UK defence and security, across government. We work with the best people with the best ideas around the world - from very small organisations to world-class universities, huge defence companies and, sometimes, other nations. Together we develop battle-winning technologies, based on deep and widespread research, to support UK military operations, now and in the future.

As a Graduate Analyst, you'll be responsible for analysing defence and security issues of a tactical, strategic or political nature. You'll do this to deliver objective and independent scientific advice to MOD and wider government on a range of issues. And we'll look to you to collect, manage and analyse data within projects. You'll also relish developing bespoke tools, models and techniques to solve challenging new problems, often using a multidisciplinary approach. It's an excellent opportunity to undertake vital work that maximises the impact of science and technology on UK defence and security.

We're looking for talented graduates and postgraduates with communication skills and creativity to support unexpected science. Skilled at delivering at pace, you'll bring a minimum 2.1 honours degree in or relating to: mathematics, statistics, management science, operational research, international relations, politics, social sciences. Alternatively, you'll have a 2.2 honour's degree combined with a higher degree in a relevant field. And your motivation to succeed and ability to work as part of a team to solve problems will set you apart.

Learn something unexpected, find out more about our surprising discoveries and excellent opportunities at: DSTLEarlyCareers