The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) ensures that our innovative science and technology contribute to the defence and security of the UK. We provide the UK Government with specialist science and technology research, advice and analysis – much of which is operationally critical with the potential to save many lives.
Data Analyst Apprenticeship
Dstl employs some of the world’s brightest people. We are always on the lookout for talented, creative and innovative individuals to join us.
An exciting opportunity in our Defence, Security and Analysis Division is an apprenticeship as a Data Analyst. You will be joining our team of highly skilled and dedicated employees based primarily at our Portsdown West site in Fareham.
You’ll have the opportunity to learn from colleagues who are experts in their field, and gain insights that can only come from real world experience.
Data Analysts support and conduct Operational Analysis tasks in support of evidence based decision making by Ministry of Defence (MoD) stakeholders. Your analysis may be used across a number of project areas spanning: Air Defence; Power Projection through Combat Air and Maritime Strike Forces; Air and Maritime Enabling Support; and Maritime Systems, for a range of internal Dstl, MoD Capability and Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) customers.
Data Analysts at Dstl evaluate current and future Defence Systems using data analysis techniques in support of detailed data modelling to enable decision making and directly advise customers on next steps.
At the end of the scheme you will have had a good mix of academic and work-based learning experiences to ensure you develop the skills that will support you and the organisation in the future.
Apprenticeships are a ladder of opportunity, giving young people and adults the chance they deserve to get on and fulfil their potential. Dstl apprenticeships give you the opportunity to earn while you learn. We have a diverse, inclusive workforce making us an employer of choice.
At Dstl, as well as a rewarding career in defence science and technology, we operate a broad total reward and recognition package including:
- 25 days annual leave
- flexible working
- an on-site gym
- restaurants & other facilities
As a member of the 5% club, we’re committed to ensuring that 5% of our workforce are apprentices, graduates or sponsored students on a structured programme over the next five years.
The level 4 Data Analyst apprenticeship (equivalent to certificate of higher education) will be a 2 year fixed term appointment.
Starting salary is: £15,142 per annum
Due to the reserved nature of this role, it is only open to UK Nationals who have lived in this country for more than five years. All posts require standard Security Clearance (SC).
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