Lead Infrastructure Engineer - Security Operations Lead Infrastructure Engineer - Security Operations …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 May 21
Up to GBP87409 per annum + + Pension
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 17 May 21
Up to GBP87409 per annum + + Pension
Senior Infrastructure Engineer - Security Operations

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 a background in Security Operations to help us lead 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.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As Lead Infrastructure Engineer for Hybrid Cloud Services, you will lead and direct our specialist teams in monitoring, operating, and supporting technical solutions both on-premises and in the Cloud.

You will develop strategic and tactical roadmaps for hosting security technologies and services, ensuring they are future proofed so we get the maximum value the tech we invest in.

Using all your expertise in best practice and regulations, you'll own the operational relationships with our suppliers and make sure that any services and products they deliver meet our standards.

You will lead our skilled, innovative Hybrid Cloud Services experts in the delivery of Security related Projects and Initiatives. You'll also develop our processes and procedures to ensure proactive management of our Hybrid Cloud Services Hosting Solutions.


What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Information Security: You have an appreciation of information security, designing solutions and services with security controls embedded, specifically engineered as mitigation against security threats as core part of the solutions and services.
  • Technical Breadth: You have a deep understanding of the technical concepts required in their role and understands how these fit into the wider technical landscape. And you understand the limitations of digital technology.
  • Test Analysis: You think outside the box, ask the right questions and critically evaluate and communicate findings to a larger team. You can lead investigative work into problems and opportunities in existing processes, driving the collection of information and creation of recommendations for improvements. And you can absorb large amounts of conflicting information and use it to determine solutions.
  • IT Infrastructure: You design, implement, administer and support Hybrid Cloud Hosting Security products and services, ensuring adherence to Hybrid Cloud Services and Digital Security Standards and Architectural Principles.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in your choice of our brilliant digital hubs in either Blackpool, Manchester, Newcastle: 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 £87,409 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.

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