DWP Digital
Reinventing digital public services

Who are DWP Digital?

DWP Digital are a community of digital professionals within the Department for Work and Pensions. Together with our trusted partners, BPDTS Ltd, we work in co-located teams to drive the government’s vision to completely transform the digital services we provide to 20 million users across the UK.

And that’s where you come in!

It’s an incredibly exciting time to come and work with us. The large-scale digital transformation we’re undergoing has created a wealth of new and exciting job opportunities. We need digital professionals like you to come and help us take our digital transformation to the next level.

We need people with skills in:

  • Business analysis
  • Content and UX design
  • Cyber security
  • Data science
  • Delivery management
  • DevOps
  • Infrastructure engineering
  • Interaction design
  • Product management
  • Software engineering
  • Technical architecture
  • User research

Be part of it! Go to our careers site to view all the available roles.

What's it like to work here?


Few employers can offer you the level of professional challenge, variety and reward that we can.

Our company culture empowers you to be at your best by giving you access to the powerful technology you need to do your job well. And we don’t expect you to sacrifice your work-life balance to reach your career goals.

Our teams work from 6 modern, digital hubs in Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield.

Meet some of our team

Phil, QA Tester

“I work on a multi-disciplined scrum team developing internal-facing DWP applications.”

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“I work on a multi-disciplined scrum team developing internal-facing DWP applications.

I’m responsible for all testing activity and the automation of this activity where possible.

DWP was at an early stage of its digital journey when I joined, which I felt was a great point to come in and make a difference: for example to define standards and working practices.
I’m highly involved in the testing community and have offered to mentor my fellow QAs.”

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Pooja, Senior Software Engineer

“We’re using cutting-edge technology here and setting the trends for other departments and organisations to follow.”

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“We’re using cutting-edge technology here and setting the trends for other departments and organisations to follow.

The projects I’ve worked on are really interesting as well as challenging, helping me in my professional growth. I’ve learned a lot from using micro services to develop secure applications; from continuous integration to cloud-hosting, and the importance of user research to continually improve outcomes for customers.

The focus on diversity and belonging is commendable. My colleagues are like an extended family. The inclusive culture and policies means that I can be me at work.”

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Matthew, Test Engineer

“My team is building a Java Selenium test automation framework.”

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“My team is building a Java Selenium test automation framework.

It’s an exciting project to work on and one that’s offered many development opportunities.
Using the latest developer tools and technologies, I’ve been supported in learning everything I need to work in a fully developed automation framework; from intensive training courses to collaborating with colleagues across the Engineering practice.

We’ve successfully upgraded our platform to a cloud-based environment and embraced agile ways of working to help make the project a success.”

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What are our benefits like?

Diversity and inclusion

We work hard to ensure minority backgrounds are properly represented. We’re also committed to ensuring gender parity in our digital roles.


You can tailor our employee benefits and family-friendly perks to fit your lifestyle, including childcare vouchers, interest-free season travel ticket loans and a cycle-to-work scheme.

Career Development

You’re spoilt for choice with our wide range of exciting career pathways. We’ll provide the learning and development you need to achieve your professional goals, whatever they may be.

Work-life balance

You decide how and where you work, thanks to our remote-working technology and flexible hours.

Be part of it


If you’re interested in finding out more about who we are and what we do, head over to our Careers website to check out our current vacancies.

Or email us your CV and tell us the type of role you’re looking for and we’ll get back to you if we have anything that matches your skills.