Senior Infrastructure Engineer Senior Infrastructure Engineer …

DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Up to GBP62138 per annum + + Pension
DWP Digital
in Eccles, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Up to GBP62138 per annum + + Pension
Senior Infrastructure Engineer-Enterprise Tooling: (SRE) - Civil Service Jobs - GOV.UK Senior Infrastructure Engineer

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 Senior Infrastructure Engineer with skills and experience of Enterprise Tooling to work with us on a once-in-a-generation digital transformation of these services.

DWP Digital is the name of 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.

Delivery. Work. Projects

You'll work on our Tech Services team initially. The TS team is made up of 1,500 colleagues working collaboratively across 10 portfolio-led teams in a fast-moving environment. Our teams deliver an end-to-end suite of digital products and services that support DWP colleagues and citizens in an ever-evolving technology landscape. It's backbone of everything that DWP Digtal does.

You will be joining a team committed to designing, developing, deploying and supporting core IT services that underpin the DWP's citizen facing systems.

These services provide the monitoring necessary to know how healthy the network, server or application is through largescale dashboards whilst ensuring that DWP are accurately capturing Software Asset information. In addition, as a Senior Engineer within the team you will be an escalation point for major incidents within the production environment.

You will be working primarily across AWS and Azure but will be providing integrations with existing core on premise enterprise tooling. This will require a good knowledge of networking within AWS and Azure including the use of intra-instance transits and DNS services.


What skills, knowledge and experience will you need to show us in your application?

  • Experience of design and deployment of Cloud instances, applications and network capabilities using IaaS or IAC as best suited within Public Cloud offerings.
  • Experience of integration of Cloud instances and applications either internally or with external on premise services.
  • Experience of leading the troubleshooting and resolution of complex issue across multiple enterprise tooling domains.
  • Communicates effectively at different levels, across support and engineering, business users, architecture and suppliers.
  • Demonstrate Significant Experience and successful track record of design, engineer and operate of Enterprise tooling.
  • Demonstrate Significant Experience with ITIL Framework.

These skills are desirable - if you don't have them now, you'll have chance to build them in this role:

  • ITIL Service Management qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Experience in configuring IT infrastructure monitoring tools.
  • Event Management.
  • Knowledge of public cloud infrastructure.
  • Data Centre Infrastructure Management.
  • Discovery Tooling.
  • Automated Patching.
  • Software Asset Management.
  • Data Analytics.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hub in your choice of Blackpool, Manchester or Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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 £62,138 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, including flexi hours and flexi days off
  • 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
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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