G5 Officer, Intelligence Collections, Engineering Technical Support -

London (Central), London (Greater)
£24,964 to £30,626
12 Oct 2017
20 Nov 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Role summary: 

This is an exciting opportunity to use your technical skills within the dynamic world of lawful intercept engineering. The post holders will assist in the 1st and 2nd line support of technical systems to a professional standard and to meet user requirements. Provide assistance in maintaining and upgrading technical systems in line with technical projects and aid the support of technical networks and infrastructure. Successful candidates may be required to form part of an on call rota. 

The below behavioral competencies will be assessed only at interview. The level required is listed on the Role Profile and PQF attached: 

- Communication 
- Teamwork and partnership 
- Problem Solving 
- Personal Accountability 
- Negotiating and Influencing 

Candidates CV will be assessed against the below entry criteria at shortlisting and will also be assessed alongside the behavioral competencies at interview. These are taken from the Role Profile and the Government Communication Professional Competency Framework 

- In depth knowledge of IT hardware, operating systems and software 
- Information technology skills in a wide variety of packages and databases 
- Experience in an IT related field 

Desirable at Entry: 

- Good understanding of ITIL 

Benefits Pensions

Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates.

Things you need to know Security

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.


Successful candidates will be expected to have a medical.

Selection process details

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.


Candidates in their probationary period are not eligible to apply for vacancies within this department.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.


To be considered, you will need to successfully complete SC clearance before commencing the role and for specified roles DV clearance within the first 12 months as part of your probation period. 
You will also be required to undertake a mandatory pre-employment substance misuse test and achieve a satisfactory result. 


The NCA is a Disability Confident Employer. If you would like this application form in a different format, please contact the Recruitment Team using the details shown towards the end of the form or email:- central.recruitment@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk 
We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission Recruitment Principles. Further information about the Recruitment Principles can be found on http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/ 
The NCA complies with and expects all its employees to reflect the values outlined in the Civil Service Code, for further information please review the code. 

Grade & Role Title: G5 Officer, Intelligence Collections, Engineering Technical Support 
Vacancy Reference Number: HP1360101HG 
Open to: Substantive and External Staff on Lateral Transfer or Promotion, Permanent 
Location: London 
Closing Date: Monday 6th of November 2017 at Midday 
Generic Role Profile Number: RP15514 
Salary: The salary band for this position is £24,964 to £30,626.  Where existing Civil Servants apply on transfer to the NCA at the equivalent grade, pay principles on Civil Service transfers will apply. All other salary offers will be made within the advertised band. 


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