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Security Infrastructure Engineer

DWP Digital
Contract Type
Expiry Date
20/10/2020 14:34:00
Security Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We're looking for talented Infrastructure Engineers with experience of building enterprise security solutions to join our growing community of experts and become a key part of one of the biggest and highest-profile digital transformation programmes in the world.

Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies - and putting the user at the centre of everything we do - we create innovative digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users.

Duties. Work. Projects

This is a hands-on engineering role and you'll need experience of building enterprise security solutions.

In Digital Security we are looking for talented and enthusiastic security engineers to help us design and build leading-edge security solutions to protect the critical services that DWP provide. There are few Security Infrastructure challenges with the same scale, impact and unique context as we offer in DWP.

Digital Security are responsible for the security products used by the department. These tools protect services across our hybrid cloud infrastructure covering both traditional data centres and cloud hosting solutions.

You will work alongside other colleagues from our Architecture and Engineering communities and contribute to the implementation and support of multiple security products.

We're committed to continuous improvement and building the skills our people have. We offer learning and training opportunities, including coaching, mentoring, events, community meetups and lots more.

We also have clear career paths which offer opportunities to progress into a range of exciting Engineering roles.

If you want to work in an empowered environment which values people, passion, talent and creativity over hierarchy, we'd love to hear from you.

Your skills, knowledge and experienc

  • Experience in the deployment and operational support of security tooling across a large enterprise
  • Experience in taking responsibility for making effective decisions in a fair and timely manner.
  • Experience of changing ways of working to aid operation within and between teams in order to achieve results.
  • Experience of working with teams managing disparate technologies as part of an overall delivery

Where will you work?

You'll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in your choice of Blackpool or Manchester.

Find out more about working in our hubs here:

We also have all the tech and tools we need to work flexibly. Many of us are working remotely at present due to Covid-19.

We're the UK's biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £44,884, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working
  • Family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Learning and training opportunities, including coaching, mentoring, events, community meet ups and lots more
  • Clear career paths and opportunities to progress

HOW TO APPLY: For further information and to start an application click apply now. If you would like to discuss this role and our offer contact me via