Infrastructure Engineers (SC Cleared) - Inside IR35 at Department for Work & Pensions, Manchester, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Manchester, UK
  • Oct 13, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

This role includes responsibility for the implementation of Identity solutions into the production estate, maintaining a stable live service with zero production outages through the successful delivery of core Identity services to quality, time and budget and providing Level 3 support as required. If recruitment is not successful, the product team will not be able to maintain these key services or introduce essential priority transformational changes.


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As an Infrastructure Engineer, you will:


  • Support enterprise-level design and support activities for Identity and Access Management services;
  • Manage projects involving both internal and supplier resources in discharge of Level 3 support and maintenance;
  • Inform relevant strategy and road map documentation, gaining input and sign-off from key stakeholder groups not only in DW&C but also in TS and CTA;
  • Develop and operate robust end to end support processes for Identity services in support of the transformation agenda - including but not limited to existing two factor authentication, single sign-on, user administration and Microsoft Active Directory technologies.

You’ll have:

  • Valid and Active SC Clearance is essential
  • Experience designing, deploying and implementing enterprise scale services involving:
  • A background with Microsoft Active Directory and associated components (ADFS, LDS, Certificate Authority):
  • Experience with Identity Management Tools such as Microsoft Identity Manager, Azure AD Premium and similar;
  • Experience with single sign-on technologies such as Microsoft Active Directory Federation and open standards such as SAML;
  • Experience with Multi- factor authentication technologies such as smartcard management systems (ActivIdentity) and TPM management (Intercede)
  • Experience with Microsoft development tools and infrastructure services such as Biztalk and SQL Server
  • A background with Agile Delivery Management experience working in a mixed team of internal, contractor and some supplier resources.


It would be great to also have:


  • A detailed understanding of GDS standards and approaches, specifically in relation to Identity & Access Management.
  • ITIL Foundation Qualification (desirable)