MI6 is on the lookout for a brand new “Q” to be the intelligence company’s era mastermind, Britain’s secret agent leader says.
Richard Moore, the pinnacle of MI6, tweeted: “We are on the lookout for a brand new ‘Q’. If you wish to serve your nation via serving to MI6 to increase the operational era of the longer term, please have a look.”
Q is the machine guru within the James Bond movies – however the intelligence company has followed the title.
As I mentioned in my weekend interview, we’re on the lookout for a brand new ‘Q’. If you wish to serve your nation via serving to MI6 to increase the operational era of the longer term, please have a look – https://t.co/y7ifHaEeDP
— Richard Moore (@ChiefMI6) April 29, 2021
Within the Bond movies, Q has kitted 007 out with a bunch of units, from automobiles with ejector seats to an exploding pen.
Whilst the actual process would possibly not contain kitting out Aston Martins, designing flame throwers or watches with lasers, the process ad states the brand new recruit will oversee groups growing tech for operations in opposition to the United Kingdom’s “toughest adversaries”.
“You might be Q,” the ad says.
“Extra officially, you’re Director Basic Q, one of the crucial deputies to the Leader of MI6 (C).
“MI6 must be on the state of the art of era to be able to keep forward. As Q you’re chargeable for the groups who create and undertake applied sciences to permit our project in opposition to the United Kingdom’s toughest adversaries.
“You flip disruptive applied sciences from threats to our operations into alternatives, placing MI6 at the vanguard of virtual innovation.”
The ad says “discretion” is very important and warns that the a success candidate will “no longer be publicly avowed”.
Q has been performed via Desmond Llewlyn, Ben Whishaw, Geoffrey Bayldon and John Cleese within the Bond movies, however in 2017 it used to be disclosed that the actual process used to be held via a lady.
Mr Moore tweeted the process ad out as a part of a up to date recruitment pressure on his account.
In 2020, he mentioned he would attempt to convince a few of his Twitter fans to paintings for MI6.
The last date to use to be the brand new Q is 26 Might.