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Job description

As an Infrastructure Engineer within the IT Security Team, you will focus on delivering a range of activities to support the implementation and compliance with HM Land Registrys security policies as well as the maintenance of information security controls across the organisation. You will perform routine administration tasks, product upgrades and installs. You will also support internal and external users with incident resolution and resolve infrastructural issues.

As an Infrastructure Engineer within the Identity Management Team, you will be responsible for the management of existing and delivery of new security controls across HM Land Registrys varied IT infrastructure. You will provide second and third line support for access control issues, implement new security systems and apply changes to security infrastructure. You will also manage user accounts and access control functions and provide security incident response and investigation.

ResponsibilitiesTo meet the requirements of these roles, you will hold a qualification in Information Technology or a related area, at degree level or equivalent, or have relevant experience in an IT field. You will also have specific in depth knowledge, proven expertise and practical experience relevant to the role(s) you are interested in applying for, as detailed below:

Infrastructure Engineer - IT Security Team:

Experience in the use of Windows Server 2012 or newer version
Experience in either Active Directory, Group Policy or NTFS Security

Infrastructure Engineer - Identity Management Team:

Experience in the use of Windows Server 2012 or newer version
Experience in either Active Directory, Group Policy, NTFS Security or Scripting technologies

For either role, it is also essential that you are experienced in high-level planning, managing technical change and technical information gathering, analysis and problem solving. You must have effective communication skills and be able to interact and build sound working relationships with engineers and other stakeholders.

Where an individual taking up the responsibility will be based in Swansea Office, the ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

For more information about the roles, please see the attached Candidate Pack.

The Digital, Data and Technology Directorate is the in-house IT division for HMLR. We are currently recruiting several roles to ensure the directorates teams contain the right blend of skills, experience and knowledge to take our major transformation programme forward. These teams are at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.

Our Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of:

brilliant at the basics;
a comprehensive Land Register;
world-leading through Digital Street our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030;
opening our data;
expert people; and
financially strong.

For more information about what its like to work here please see the following links:
Building our digital capability through Communities of Practice
Working for HM Land Registry/


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Working Together
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical skills

We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:
  • Technical skills and qualifications


HM Land Registry offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

HM Land Registry is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated

Were committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve.

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan. Our current focus is to encourage people from under-represented groups into management and leadership roles, especially people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority colleagues.

See a list of full benefits:

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check .

See our vetting charter .

People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles , and will assess your Behaviours, Experience and Technical skills.

To apply, please copy and paste an anonymised CV to include your qualifications, career history, skills and experience where prompted in the application form. We ask that you do not include any personal details.

Please also complete the Technical skills section of the application form (in up to 250 words) detailing how you meet the Technical skills and qualification requirements for the role(s) you are applying for.

Where requested in the application form, please state the role(s) that you would like to apply for: Infrastructure Engineer IT Security Team, Infrastructure Engineer Identity Management Team OR if you want to apply for both.

Please note, in the event of a high volume of applications we may pre-sift on the essential Technical skills criteria.

The sift will take place shortly after the closing date. The final selection stage will consist of a blended interview which will be conducted as a video interview in early/mid December 2021.

The blended interview will assess the Behaviours, Technical skills and Experience listed in the essential criteria for the role(s) you apply for, as detailed within the Candidate Pack.

Candidates may refer to notes within their video interview but they should be used as a prompt only.

Please review your application form before clicking submit once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application.

Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications this is 11:55pm on the advertised date.

HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confident Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.

If you require the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else you would like the panel to take into consideration, please notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.

If you would like further information about the use of your personal data, please click on the link below:

Job Applicant Personal Information

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:
  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
Further information on nationality requirements

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles .

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
Job Sector
Information Technology
Job Position
ICT Building Infrastructure Solutions Project Manager
Estimated Salary
Postal Code
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