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DWP. Digital with Purpose.
Do you have experience of Infrastructure and application monitoring?
Do you want to work with us on a once-in-a-generation digital transformation?
We're looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to join our DWP Digital community.
You will join our DWP Enterprise Tooling Team. We're responsible for managing and maintaining a range of enterprise toolsets that manage the Department's IT Systems Management capabilities.
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
Our DWP Digital teams are driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.
You'll help change the face of public services used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.
Deploying World-class Platforms.
As an Infrastructure Engineer within the DWP Enterprise Tooling Team you will be joining a team of IT Engineers that are committed to designing, developing, deploying and supporting core IT services that underpin the DWP's citizen facing systems.
These services provide monitoring, so we know how healthy the network, server or application is. We can tell how the datacentres are laid out, what power they are consuming, and also ensure DWP are accurately capturing Software Asset information, so we know we are correctly and efficiently licensed.
This unique role will involve investigating issues, as and when they arise, ensuring that our monitoring services are running optimally and assisting with product upgrades and patches.
You will be working to ITIL standards across Incident, Problem and Change management as you maintain the Portfolio of Enterprise Tools within our domain to provide a robust and modern enterprise strength capability.
You'll closely with Tooling product teams, Live Service engineers and application owners to ensure the systems and services, which monitor and manage the DWP estate, are operational and that we produce appropriate application metrics.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
A working level experience of IT infrastructure concepts is essential as this knowledge will allow you to work in collaboration with a range of internal/external partners, stakeholders and customers.
Experience in the Systems Management capabilities that we operate particularly BMC Capacity Management and Nlyte would be beneficial but not essential as training will also be provided to the right candidate.
We operate a variety of systems including Windows and various flavours of UNIX. You will be confident remotely accessing servers and have a good level of understanding of Public Cloud and Infrastructure as a Service concepts.
The ability to provide specialist technical support and assistance to projects ensuring definition and delivery of requisite non-functional requirements to architectural and roadmap developments.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Manchester or Newcastle, whichever is most convenient for you.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work and collaborate flexibly. We work a hybrid model, with some time at home and some time in a hub with the team.
We offer competitive pay of up to £48,347.
You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over £10,000 per year.
You'll get a generous leave package starting at 26 days, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
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
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.
Stage 1: Application
Stage 2: Interview
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Click apply now to see the full job description and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital