Infrastructure Engineer (Identity) Infrastructure Engineer (Identity) …

DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Infrastructure Engineer, working on some of the most complex & exciting projects in the UK Up to £40,666 plus amazing pension & work life balance.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We make payments worth over £195bn a year and support over 22 million people every day.

We are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to work with our team which provides 365/24/7 Identity services for DWP's user base.

We aim to provide a modern, reliable and flexible service that allows simple, secure access to DWP devices, data and systems using industry best practice for:

  • Authentication (SSO, MFA, Digital Certificate Services)
  • Authorisation (Desktop, Application)
  • Administration (Audit, Privileged Access Management)

We're heading towards a single master data record and a consistent user experience, simplified processes & technology and lower TCO.

The core of what we do is about making it easier than ever for people to prove who they are and access the support they need. It's a simple purpose, but technologically really complex in an organisation deliver services that will touch every single person in the UK at some point in their lives.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

The Identity team is responsible for all elements of internal authentication within the DWP estate. Our portfolio, context and purpose are unique and massive, so we're at the forefront of thinking and practice for ID and authentication technology in government and in wider industry.

In Infrastructure terms this is primarily based around Active Directory/Azure AD but includes several other supporting infrastructure components, including DNS, DHCP, MIM, PKI, Windows Hello and ADFS.

We own accountability for all day-to-day operational support and all change/project related design elements. Without these services, core DWP business could not be delivered. We own the Identity roadmap and have a multi-year plan to deliver an enhanced service, with several long term pieces of work ongoing.

You'll also be part of a brilliant Infrastructure Engineering community, where you'll be a respected voice. You'll have chance to share your knowledge and skills with other engineers, as well as collaborating with a range of multidisciplinary experts as you build your own skills and grow your own career.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?


The ideal candidate for this role will be able to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • 3rd / 4th line knowledge of Active Directory / Azure AD / DNS / DHCP / ADFS
  • 3rd / 4th line knowledge of PKI / Certificate Services (3rd / 4th Line)
  • Experience of working in a large enterprise and multi-supplier environment
  • Experience of implementing and working with Privileged Access Management systems and R

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Manchester Find out more about our hubs here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

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.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £40,666, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 25 days.

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

  • Flexible working, including flexi hours and flexi days so you can work in a way that works for you
  • Family friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • 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
  • Working in an award winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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