Infrastructure Engineer – IT Security or Identity Management Team

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Full Time Part Time Permanent
  • Post Date: November 17, 2021
Job Description

It is an exciting time for HM Land Registry as we continue on a major transformation programme. HMLR’s ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data.

To help us to achieve this, we are now looking for two Infrastructure Engineers, one to join our IT Security Team and another to join our Identity Management Team, within our Digital, Data and Technology Directorate.

HM Land Registry’s existing software systems and services form part of the critical national infrastructure, safeguarding land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion. This enables over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales.

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 Registry’s 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 Registry’s 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.


To 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 directorate’s 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

We’re 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.

EO Infrastructure Engineer – Candidate Pack