Infrastructure Engineer – Microsoft Office Applications Department for Work & Pensions

Reference 26387
Number of vacancies 2
Location Leeds
Salary £39,674
Incentive compensation + Pension
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

A brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions circa 20%, generous annual leave, flexible working, great work life balance and lots more.

Closing date 24 January 2020

Job description

Digital Workplace Project. Digital with Purpose. DWP.

We’re looking for talented, ambitious engineers with skills and experience working with Microsoft Office Applications to join DWP’s Digital Workplace project and become a key part of one of the UK’s biggest and most high-profile digital transformation programmes.

We’re delivering a once-in-a-generation reform of products and services that will put world class technology solutions into the hands of the people that need them most, whether that’s the millions that use and rely on DWP services or our brilliant frontline colleagues. If you love solving problems and want to use your skills on projects with real impact, we’d you to join us.

What is Digital Workplace?

It’s big. Over the last two years diverse DWP Digital teams have established Digital Workplace, an agile and multi-disciplinary service that supports over 84,000 employees, using more than 150 distributed cloud applications, operating out of more than 800 UK sites, and powering digital products and services used by more than 20 million people across the UK.

It’s evolving. So far we’ve moved all of our systems to hybrid hosting, removing the constraints of previous outsourced IT contracts, modernising our legacy infrastructure and stabilising performance.

It’s empowering our people and customers through technology. We’re improving communication and collaboration with a mix of new hardware including mini-PCs, Surface Pro laptops and a growing mobile phone network. By upgrading our software with the latest versions of Office 365, Skype for Business and our rebooted staff intranet we’re making sure our people always have the right tools and the latest professional You and your role

About your role

As an Infrastructure Engineer at DWP Digital, you will deal with the day to day management, design and development of infrastructure products related to our Digital Workplace transformation.

You will be responsible for the operational stability of the infrastructure solutions, and be in a position to affect change in the on-going robustness and resilience of products used by thousands of colleagues that will impact millions of people who access DWP services.

You’ll work closely with senior engineers as we help you grow your skills and experience, and you’ll collaborate across multiple-disciplines, working with developers, researchers, analysts, architects and loads more as part of a project team where we care about ideas and ability over job title and hierarchy.

Please note that successful candidates will need undertake SC clearance, which is a requirement for this job.

What are we looking for?

• Knowledge of Microsoft Technologies; Windows 10, Office 365 Pro Plus and SCCM, Group Policies, Office 365 and PowerShell.
• Supporting an Office 365 Pro Plus deployment with a key focus on Evergreen.
• Integration testing of Office Pro Plus and Line of Business Applications.
• Proven skills of writing detailed documentation to support the delivery of solutions.

Where You’ll Work

You’ll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Leeds. Find out more about working in Leeds, and our great facilities (including a swimming pool!) here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/leeds/

In Digital Workplace we believe in giving you a working experience that meets your needs and expectations and that means a focus on work-life balance, flexible hours, team-based working and the ability to work from multiple locations.

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 £39,674, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package.

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

• Flexible working and 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: viv.vayapooree@dwp.gov.uk

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