Infrastructure Engineer - Networks and Telecommunications Infrastructure Engineer - Networks and  …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Apr 21
Up to GBP46601 per annum + + Pension
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Apr 21
Up to GBP46601 per annum + + Pension
Infrastructure Engineer - Networks and Telecommunications

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 - Networks and Telecommunications 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.

Our 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. Our work is focused around :

Delivering a digital workplace that improves the way we work. We provide the products and services to make our users' jobs easier, encourage greater collaboration and support flexibility in working patterns, locations and on devices of their choice - helping to drive forward DWP's digital transformation.

Delivering high-quality and resilient IT services and support. We are embedding a Full Stack Service Model to integrate our IT operations and ensure our services meet existing and future network demand.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

About you and your role:

As an Infrastructure Engineer you will have responsibility for delivering the transformation of our current Networks to a world class zero trust environment ensuring best of breed products and services are deployed and internal capability is enhanced.

You will also have the ongoing responsibility for the full range of products that make up Network Services. Working in collaboration with a range of internal/external partners, stakeholders and customers you will ensure the operational stability, robustness, resilience, availability and quality of DWP Networks.


What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Enterprise Data Centre Network solutions, specifically on Cisco Nexus, and F5 infrastructure.
  • DNS and DHCP deployment on InfoBlox in large scale organisations circa 100,000 users.
  • 802.1x and network Segmentation technologies.
  • Secure private gateway solutions to AWS, Azure, O365.
  • Implementing security and authentication solutions based on next generation firewalls / application firewalls, specifically Cisco Firepower, Palo Alto, Forum Sentry and F5 BigIP
  • Meraki WIFi campus designs and installations.

Where You'll Work

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hub in Blackpool, Manchester, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

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.

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.

What is our offer?

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £46,601 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
  • 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.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application. If you want to talk about this opportunity before you apply contact me via viv.vayapooree@dwp.gov.uk

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