Build, transform and improve some of the UK’s biggest digital services

Use your software engineering, DevOps, or test engineering expertise to build digital services that are used by more than 20 million customers every day. You’ll put your skills to the test, working at scale with modern technology stacks on some of the most complex and important problems you’ll ever face.

Our teams value ideas, creativity and curiosity. We work in a relaxed, collaborative environment to enable our teams to focus on getting the right outcome.

We use open source technologies like Java, JavaScript, Node.js, SQL and noSQL database applications such as Postgres, MySQL, and MongoDB, and Spring (Spring Boot, Spring Security, Spring Batch). Our services are developed in cloud-based environments, using modern tooling and pipelines to high security and quality standards.

We need determined and enthusiastic test engineers, software engineers, architects, technical leads, DevOps engineers, front-end engineers and QA testers. If you want to find new ways to solve problems, achieve big things and make an impact, you’ve found the right place.

How we're using cloud technology

We're using a cloud native infrastructure platform capable of hosting all of our business applications.

"A happy accident."

Fey joined DWP Digital after attending one of our hackathons. Her career path isn't a typical one.

A hybrid approach to cloud

DWP’s cloud journey began around 5 years ago. We're still on that journey, but we've learned a lot.

Engineering the Pension Credit online service

James Gauld is a Lead Software Engineer based in Newcastle. He's part of the team who recently delivered the Pension Credit online service.

Making the leap from private to public sector

“I love coming to work knowing the software I’m working on will help people.”

A new strategy for engineering

We recently launched our new engineering strategy which aims to deliver automatic, agile, end-to-end pipelines for our product development.