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Defence Science and Technology Laboratory Careers and Employment

About us
Every day we defend the security of the UK by bringing together the best ideas, in the most unexpected ways – for us, it’s just a normal day in the office. In response to the growing cyber threat, Dstl is strengthening the country’s cyber capability. We’ve partnered with some of the leading names in the industry to make our defence even bigger and better. – more... In fact, we’re thinking so big that we’ve even branched out to our space partners. And now we’re on the hunt for the cyber talent to work with us.
But these aren’t your average set of digital roles. Whether it’s tackling big data issues or exploring satellites in space, you’ll work on mind-blowing projects that are international in scale and life changing in nature.

Your specialist knowledge of cyber, communications and data science will help us to win every technological duel. It’s not often your skills can protect an entire country.


Do something unexpected today. Join us.
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What is it like to work at Defence Science and Technology Laboratory?

3.6
Work/Life Balance
2.7
Salary/Benefits
3.1
Job Security/Advancement
2.6
Management
3.0
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Defence Science and Technology Laboratory?

57%
of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 21 ratings
4.0
Fast paced
Written by Agency worker (Former Employee) from Portsmouth on 20 December 2019
Good working conditions with excellent junior management. Interesting and challenging work in a fast paced but friendly environment. Enjoyed my time here but low pay for agency workers.
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What did candidates say about the interview at Defence Science and Technology Laboratory?

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Based on 10 interviews
Average
Interview difficulty
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Difficult
Interview process length
Based on 10 interviews
More than one month
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