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If you have a flair for problem solving, a passion for new technologies and you’re looking for a career with a difference, it’s here.

The online threats that the UK faces every day are many and varied. For you it means the chance to tackle interesting and varied projects to help keep our country secure. You’ll use and develop your skills to advance the tools, techniques and tradecrafts required to establish a world class cyber and information systems capability; including the ability to defend and counter-attack in cyberspace, exploit our vast military data, develop Artificial Intelligence algorithms and communicate information where and when we want.

Degree disciplines we’re looking for: Engineering, Physics, Maths, Psychology, Computer Science.

Dstl take pride in the talent, passion and hard work of all our people.

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Case Study

See the world from 500km above

Our graduates have been working on PHAROS, a novel approach to space-borne Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR). Measuring 80 x 80 x 100cm, it provides 1cm resolution imagery to ground or air receivers.

This multi-static SAR ensures that ‘no photon is left behind’. Conventional SAR relies on energy reflecting from a target back to the sensor. However, most of the radar energy is scattered by the target away from the source of illumination. This is an effect that ‘stealthy’ targets rely on. With PHAROS, a series of ‘multi-static’ receivers are located away from the source of illumination. These are combined to provide finer image quality, better detection of low-observable targets, and covert observation that is invulnerable to jamming. On top of all that, being radar, it’s all-weather, and operational day or night.