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Senior IT and technical specialists, Digital, Data and Technology

Contract Type
£23,437 - £30,918
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It is an exciting time for HM Land Registry (HMLR) as we embark on a major programme of change.

Job Description

We are now looking for a number of Information Technology (IT) and technical specialists to join our Digital, Data and Technology Directorate teams and help us with our technology investment in delivering efficient and professional services to our customers.


We need dynamic, resourceful and ambitious individuals to join the Digital, Data and Technology teams and contribute to transforming HMLR from the highly efficient, productive and respected organisation it is now into the responsive, innovative and exceptional organisation it will become.


HMLR is a government department created in 1862 to register the ownership of land and property in England and Wales. Our vision is “Your land and property rights: guaranteed and protected”. We safeguard land and property ownership worth more than £4 trillion, including more than £1 trillion of mortgages. The Land Register contains more than 24 million titles, which show evidence of ownership, covering more than 84% of the land mass.


The Digital, Data and Technology Directorate is the in-house IT division for HMLR. Our teams are at the heart of HMLR’s move to more agile delivery of cutting edge digital services while maintaining our excellent system availability to our customers.


Located in the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth, our environmentally friendly offices provide a great setting in which to work. Hundreds of miles of stunning coastline and 368 squares miles of Dartmoor National Park are within easy reach.


HMLR offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements, generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.


We also offer the following benefits:

  • childcare vouchers towards the cost of childcare on contracted days of employment;
  • employee recognition scheme;
  • long service awards;
  • maternity and adoption leave of up to 26 weeks full pay, followed by 13 weeks statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid;
  • paternity leave allowance of two weeks plus four days paid leave
  • paid time off for public service duties, for example, if you are an armed forces reservist; and
  • paid volunteering leave.


Career development

We offer:

  • opportunities to network and work across government;
  • career progression, training and development opportunities; and
  • access to training opportunities including Civil Service Learning, which offers over 70 classroom-based courses and online packages.


Health and wellbeing

We offer:

  • a social and sports club in every office;
  • the opportunity to compete in national Civil Service competitions for a wide variety of sports;
  • access to our employee assistance programme for counselling and support on a wide range of issues;
  • an interest-free loan for season tickets and/or bicycles and safety equipment; and
  • many other rewards including access to discounted healthcare, Microsoft Home Use programme, shopping, leisure and finance discounts.



We are looking to fill the following roles:


  • Infrastructure Engineer: Webops, Entry and Senior level
  • Infrastructure Support Technician
  • Senior Infrastructure Support (JBoss technology)
  • Infrastructure Designer
  • Infrastructure Engineer: Networks/Telecoms, Entry and Senior level
  • Senior Security Administrator
  • Software Engineer
  • Tester/Test Analyst: Entry and Senior Level
  • WebSphere Support Engineer: Senior Level
  • Service Desk Team Leader


These are permanent roles in the main but some may be offered on a fixed term basis or on loan if you wanted to join us temporarily from another government department.


If you are considering relocating to the coastal area of Plymouth which requires you to sell and buy a new home, then we may offer you financial assistance with this. This includes paying some of your Estate Agency fees, Legal fees, Surveyor fees and removal costs. If you would like more information on this at this stage then please contact the HR Resourcing team.


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We look forward to receiving your application soon.