Infrastructure Technical Lead

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 28-Mar-23

Closing Date: 04-Apr-23

Location: Warrington

Salary: £49,403 to £61,391 per year

Infrastructure Technical Lead

Defra is the UK government department responsible for safeguarding our natural environment, supporting our world-leading food & farming industry, and sustaining a thriving rural economy. Our broad remit means we play a major role in people’s day-to-day life, from the food we eat, and the air we breathe, to the water we drink.Digital, Data and Technology Services (DDTS) is the trusted team for digital across the entire Defra Group.We have around 1,200 colleagues across DDTS and our ambition is to make it easier and faster than ever for people to interact with Defra. If you are ready to drive innovation and push boundaries, we want to hear from you. Join us and together we will create a great place for living, and a green and healthy future for all.Find out more about us on:Defra Digital BlogLinkedIn DefraJobs
The Group Infrastructure Operations (GIO) function within Digital, Data & Technology Services (DDTS) is recruiting an Infrastructure Technical Lead.This post is one of a small group of Technical Leads who are Subject Matter Experts providing technical assurance for the operational environment across the Defra Group estate for End User, Hosting and Connectivity, IT infrastructure services.The successful candidate will be a driving influence of the provision of infrastructure technologies, ensuring overall functionality and performance meets business requirements with the overarching goal of protecting the operational environment. You will use your significant Subject Matter Expert technical knowledge to ensure the technical environment is a robust, stable and secure platform for the wide range of services which underpin Defra’s IT provision.Infrastructure services are key to the ability of Defra Group, its arm’s length bodies (ALB) and its internal and external end-users to perform critical everyday activities, you will play a key role assuring the availability of these services.