Security Engineer at HM Land Registry, Birkenhead, Blackpool, Coventry, Croydon, Durham, Gloucester, Hull, Leicester, Nottingham, Peterborough, Plymouth, Swansea, Telford, Weymouth, 9 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Birkenhead, Blackpool, Coventry, Croydon, Durham, Gloucester, Hull, Leicester, Nottingham, Peterborough, Plymouth, Swansea, Telford, Weymouth
  • Jul 03, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description


Security Engineer (Inside IR35)



Contract Term: 9 Months

Contracting Authority: HM Land Registry

Location: Hybrid -Plymouth, Weymouth, Telford, Swansea, Peterborough, Nottingham, Leicester, Hull, Gloucester, Flyde, Durham, Croydon, Coventry, Birkenhead 



CTC/SC/DV Clearance is an essential requirement for this role, as a minimum you must be eligible and willing to undergo these checks


Working as a contractor for HM Land Registry

Our ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity, and an open approach to data. Our award-winning digital team is the in-house directorate at the heart of our transformation into a digital, data driven organisation. We are playing a pivotal role in ensuring that we are able to respond swiftly to our current challenges. We are providing a robust and resilient technical infrastructure to support our workforce. We are enabling our customers to interact with us in increasingly digital and automated ways and delivering our transformation portfolio which will revolutionise the way that we operate and provide services.

Our Digital teams are at the core of our plans for digital transformation for the future. At HM Land Registry we have a vision of a fully connected, digital system for buying and selling property that enables a more secure and more efficient land registration process. By joining us in a digital role, you can be at the cutting edge of our work to revolutionise the way property and land is transacted in the UK, supporting our vision of a world-leading property market as part of a thriving economy and a sustainable future.

At HM Land Registry, we’re passionate about developing and attracting the best talent. People are at the heart of our plans for the future, so we have established a ’community of practice’ for every profession within our directorate. We now have 15 communities in total, including software development, data science, and product management. These communities are groups of talented people who perform similar roles and, through regular meetups and online forums, both within HM Land Registry and across wider Government, share best practice, discuss challenges, and support each other - which means happier, more motivated people! 

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As a Security Engineer your main responsibilities will be to: 

  • Manage HM Land Registry’s security software and its operation, based upon the RACF and Microsoft Windows Active Directory core elements and monitor its day-to-day operation.
  • Maintain security user, group and resource profiles within Information Systems, Head Office and Local Offices, and provide security support and advice for such users.
  • Support all delegated security administration; act as a focal point for HMLR Security Administrators, Managers and Local System Administrators, and provide advice and guidance on technical matters.
  • Maintain software to support and enhance the security operation.
  • Maintain procedures for access definition recovery, including disaster procedures. 




  • Experience in the use of Windows Server 2012 or newer version.
  • Experience in one of:
  • Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Windows server/NTFS Security
  • Cloud Infrastructure Security
  • Experience in at least 2:
  • ADFS
  • Powershell
  • Threat and Vulnerability Management
  • DDoS and WAF
  • Azure AD/Entra
  • Certificate Management


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Disability confident

As a member of the disability confident scheme, Land Registry guarantees to interview all candidates who have a disability and who meet all the essential criteria for the vacancy. In cases where we have a high volume of candidates who have a disability who meet all the essential criteria, we will interview the best candidates from within that group.


If you qualify for the above, please notify us on

We will be in touch to discuss your suitability and arrange your Guaranteed Interview.

Should you require reasonable adjustments at any point during the recruitment process or if there is a more accessible way for us to communicate, please do let me know.




In applying for this role you acknowledge the following, this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.


Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.