We're looking for an Engineer - Infrastructure Operations (Network & Telecommunications), to work with us on one of the largest transformation programmes in Europe.
As an Engineer within Infrastructure Operations (Network & Telecommunications) in BPDTS, you'll be working with a wide range of tools and technologies such as TCP/IP routing protocols, including OSPF and BGP, network services like DNS, DHCP as well as server virtualisation techniques NFV, SDN and SD-WAN
You'll join a growing, talented community of experts based all across the UK, and become a key part of a thriving Digital community.
We're currently delivering one of the biggest and highest-profile digital transformation programmes in the world. Our teams of design technology and security specialists work together to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient.
We know that better digital services in government will change the face of public services, with the power to make a difference to lives of 22 million citizens across the UK, and our rapidly expanding digital community is the driving force behind that change.
This is a challenging role, but also one that rich in opportunities to extend your knowledge and experience.
ABOUT YOU AND YOUR ROLE
As an Engineer working in Infrastructure Operations (Network & Telecommunications), you will be part of a wider team who are critical in supporting and maintaining the infrastructure across the DWP estate. This in turn allows DWP users to provide services to millions of vulnerable UK citizens.
You and your team will be responsible to ensure these are kept online and running as they affect thousands of DWP users, who in turn provide services to millions of vulnerable UK citizens.
You will be energetic with a positive outlook and have the ability to motivate yourself as well as your colleagues in the team through challenging times. We have a great team spirit here, and you'll add to that.
You are technically gifted with an investigative way of thinking and enjoy the challenge of getting stuck into issues to find out why things aren't working.
You are someone who is able to work under pressure and accustomed to change. Your strong technical background will allow to learn and picks up skills fast. You will have extensive experience within an infrastructure server support role in the past as well as experience of leading a team.
YOUR ESSENTIAL SKILLS
WHERE YOU'LL WORK
BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital's community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.
You'll join us in one of our digital hubs in Newcastle.
We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.
In Newcastle we're really close to Longbenton Metro station. It's a great site with loads of cool facilities, like our gym, our indoor sports court, our great restaurants, cafes and snack bars and loads more. It's a really collaborative, friendly place where we host regular events and meet ups.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.
We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package - including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks - which can be tailored to your lifestyle.
Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the 'Candidate Information Pack' button.
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