Senior Infrastructure Engineer – Mobile Services Department for Work & Pensions


Reference 73022
Location Manchester
Salary £49,171 — Up to £62,712
Work hours 37 per week (flexible working)
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

• Learning and development tailored to your role
• An environment with flexible working options
• A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
• A Civil Service pension
• An employer pension contribution of up to 27%
• A generous annual leave allowance

Closing date 26 October 2020

Job description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK’s largest government department. We deliver products and services that are used by millions of people in the UK, every day and at key moments in their lives.

We are looking for a talented Infrastructure Engineer with experience in mobile services to work with us on a once-in-a-generation digital transformation of these services.

DWP Digital is our growing community of digital experts. Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies – and putting the user at the centre of everything we do – we create innovative, scalable digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users and to our amazing DWP colleagues.

Duties. Work. Projects

You’ll join our empowered multi-disciplinary engineering team as part of DWP’s Mobile Services product. Our team is responsible for the deployment, configuration and management of the mobile platform using the latest technologies and tooling.

We define and deliver a mobility strategy which looks at how the DWP can support an increasingly mobile workforce, improve user experience, and increase productivity across a variety of device platforms and sizes. Engineering provides a fundamental design and implementation function for us.

We are looking for a senior engineer with experience in the collaborative design of infrastructure services. You will deliver operational stability, robustness, resilience, availability and quality to critical DWP products and services, which could enable positive outcomes for millions of people across the UK.

You need experience of producing low-level designs and documentation for stuff like deployment of infrastructure, or changes to configuration, based on high-level designs

You’ll use your experience of engineering in EMM/MDM platforms to implement EMM solutions, with a particular focus on enhancing user experience and productivity using mobile devices

What will I do day-to-day?

What skills, knowledge and experience are we looking for?

Where You’ll Work

You’ll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Manchester. Right on St Peter’s Square we’re really easy to get to by bike, bus, train or tram.

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We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

Responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy, DWP transacts around £170 billion in payments each year, operates out of more than 800 locations and has over 84,000 employees. We run one of the most complex IT estates in Western Europe.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

Development. Wages. Perks.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £62,712 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:

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