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Infrastructure Engineer - Identity and Access Management

Department of Work & Pensions
United Kingdom
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Job Role
Identity Access Management (IAM)
Job Type

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

  • Are you an experienced security focused infrastructure engineer?

  • Do you enjoy working in a fast–paced environment continually looking to evolve?

  • Do you want to work within one of Europe's largest deployments of directory services and hybrid cloud environment?

We are looking for an Infrastructure Engineer specialising in Identity management to join our dynamic team. As an Identity Infrastructure engineer, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring integrity, security, and efficiency of DWPs Identity infrastructure.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over 195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

Our DWP Digital teams are driving a once–in–a–generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading–edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user–centric digital solutions.

You'll help change the face of public services used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Deploying World–class Platforms.

The proficient Identity team oversees all aspects of internal authentication within the DWP infrastructure.

The focus revolves around Active Directory/Entra ID, supplemented by various supporting infrastructure components like DNS, Certificate Services (PKI), Modern Authentication (MFA, WHfB), Entra ID Connect, and Single Sign–On technologies such as ADFS.

The team provides support for a custom–built Identity Management platform that integrates seamlessly with ServiceNow, along with enterprise security systems such as Active Directory.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Experience of working with Active Directory, Entra ID, MFA and SSO technologies
  • Experience of onboarding applications to Entra ID eg. Enterprise Applications
  • Knowledge in scripting languages for automation eg. PowerShell, Bash, Azure CLI
  • Experience of implementing and working with Privileged Access Management systems and RBAC eg. Azure Privileged Identity (PIM) Management or CyberArk PAM
  • Knowledge and experience of Windows Server Security, Monitoring and Vulnerability Management

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool Leeds, Manchester or Newcastle, whichever is most convenient for you.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work and collaborate flexibly. We work a hybrid model, with some time at home and some time in a hub with the team.

We offer competitive pay of up to 48,347.

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 11,000 per year.

You'll get a generous leave package starting at 26 days, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.

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

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • 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
  • Working in an award–winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.


Stage 1: Application

Stage 2: Interview

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Click apply now to see the full job description and get started with the next step in your career at DWP Digital.

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