EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change

Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure (DGSE)

Company/Organisation:
Direction générale de la sécurité extérieure (DGSE)

Geographic Location

Country: France

Company

Sector: Public administration and defence
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security
84.24 - Public order and safety activities
Number Employed: 6400
Group: Ministère de la Défense

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 14-02-2017
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 01-02-2017
Foreseen End Date: 31-12-2019
Planned Job Creation: 600

Additional Information

The General Directorate for External Security (DGSE), France's external intelligence agency, has announced the recruitment of 600 employees by the end of 2019 to go over the 7,000 agents threshold, compared to the 6,400 currently employed. The DGSE want to increase its means to fight cyber-criminality and terrorism. The DGSE is seeking for experts in nuclear physics, mathematics, computer science and research. It also needs candidates speaking extra-European languages (Russian, Chinese, Persian, Korean or even Arabic and its dialects). To increase the recruitment of this new generation of spies, the DGSE offers a salary between €33,000 and €35,000 gross per year when hiring, for certain positions the starting salary is  €40,000 .

 

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The General Directorate for External Security (DGSE), France's external intelligence agency, has announced the recruitment of 600 employees by the end of 2019 to go over the 7,000 agents threshold, compared to the 6,400 currently employed. The DGSE want to increase its means to fight cyber-criminality and terrorism. The DGSE is seeking for experts in nuclear physics, mathematics, computer science and research. It also needs candidates speaking extra-European languages (Russian, Chinese, Persian, Korean or even Arabic and its dialects). To increase the recruitment of this new generation of spies, the DGSE offers a salary between €33,000 and €35,000 gross per year when hiring, for certain positions the starting salary is  €40,000 .

 

Sources: 
12/02/2017
13/02/2017
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