Windows Engineers – Infrastructure Server Support BPDTS Ltd

Reference 24.19
Number of vacancies 2
Location Manchester or Newcastle
Salary Up to £49,482
Incentive compensation Pension + Bonus
Work hours 37.5
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

Our flexible benefits package includes employer pension contributions of up to 10%, a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%, and lots more

Closing date 14 February 2019

Job description

Want to be part of something really big?

If you’re creative and curious to learn, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring BIG ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you’ll love it here. And we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for Windows Engineers – Infrastructure Server Support to work with us on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives.
In BPDTS Ltd you will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to DWP. Joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals you will work in agile and creative ways to improve public services, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens.

You might be surprised at what we have to offer:
You’ll join a growing, talented community of experts based all across the UK, and become a key part of a thriving Digital community

Our teams of design technology and security specialists work together to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient.

We know that better digital services in government will change the face of public services, with the power to make a difference to lives of 22 million citizens across the UK, and our rapidly expanding digital community is the driving force behind that change.

You and your role

As a Windows Engineer within Infrastructure Server Support in BPDTS, you’ll be working with a wide range of tools and technologies such as Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012, VMWare, Active Directory and various deployment tools.

Whilst the role is demanding it is also rich in opportunities to expand upon your technical knowledge and expertise.
You are technically gifted with an investigative way of thinking and enjoy the challenge of getting stuck into issues to find out why things aren’t working.

You are someone who is able to work under pressure and accustomed to change. Your strong technical background will allow to learn and picks up skills fast.

Please note that the team provides support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and as a result you may be expected to work as part of an on call rota.

You must be willing to undergo appropriate security clearance (SC).

What are we looking for?

• Manage and maintain hardware and software such as Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012 skills, VMware Virtualization Technology, Windows Clustering
• Active Directory 2008, 2012
• Deployment Tools such as MDT – Microsoft Deployment Tool and/or WDS – Windows Deployment Services
• Experience in hosting operations
• Experience and successful track record of operation of products, services and techniques used to operate hosting services in large scale organisations
• Experience of the main Infrastructure technologies – Compute, Network, Storage
• Knowledge of a service management framework
• (e.g. ITIL) terminology, structure and basic concepts, and comprehend the core practices for service management.

Where will you work?

BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.

You’ll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in Newcastle or Manchester.

Each hub has been designed for and by members of our digital community. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.

Our central hubs have the best of the city on the doorstep, and we have a range of facilities across the sites from cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, to ping pong, a swimming pool, gym facilities and loads more.

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

What is our offer?

• We’ll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £43,028 p.a.,
• You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
• We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10%
• We’ll help you balance your life and work
• We’ll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package – including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks – which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

If you really impress us with your skills and experience then we may be able to negotiate the maximum salary.
Building our future

You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you’ll acquire on the job. You’ll get the chance to share knowledge and with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the ‘Candidate Information Pack’ button.
You’ll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you’ll upload a CV.

If you have any questions or you want to discuss this opportunity please contact me via .viv.vayapooree@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

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