Technology careers at the Bank of England

The work we do matters. If you work with us, you will be making a difference.

What we do

We’re the UK’s central bank. Work with us and you will experience the digitalisation of the financial sector and the rise of fintech up close. We may be 300 years old, but we’re making 21st century history.

Our mission is to promote the good of the people of the UK by maintaining monetary and financial stability. The systems we use are Critical National Infrastructure. The work we do matters. Work with us, and you’ll be making a difference.

We’re not like other large organisations; the problems we’re solving are truly unique. Work with us on interesting projects that will develop your skills and have a meaningful impact on the United Kingdom.

Our systems settle over £600 billion a day in payments 

Our platforms track all our banknotes in circulation 

We power analytics to inform policy on interest rates  

We protect and defend against cyber attacks

Come and work with us

Our teams are made up of over 600 people. Their backgrounds and experiences are varied as the solutions they provide.

Some have lots of experience of working on our projects. Many others have brought in new ideas from the public and private sectors. We all have one thing in common.  That’s the pride we share the Bank of England’s mission to maintain monetary and financial stability for the good of the people of the UK.

If you want to make a difference. If you want to drive innovation for the public good. Join us.  We focus on common outcomes and collective success. We need fresh perspectives and inquisitive thinkers to help us tackle once-in-a-generation challenges.

We invest in our people and their careers. We support an environment of continuous learning and development. And we pride ourselves on our commitment to inclusive and supportive people management. We will encourage you to try new things and develop a broad range of expertise, keeping up-to-date with the latest pioneering developments.

It is a really exciting time to join us. We’re rebuilding some of our core platforms, reshaping our products and supporting the digital future of the UK Economy.

Work-life balance is important to us. We’ll want you to find an approach that works for you. Colleagues divide their time working at home and working with their teams in the office.

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This page was last updated 22 April 2024