Lead Infrastructure Engineer - Data Centre Manager

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.

We are looking for a Lead Infrastructure Engineer - Data Centre Manager to join our Digital, Data and Technology team to help us to achieve this.


The IT Operations Practice sits within the Digital, Data and Technology directorate and is responsible for the performance and delivery of all technical infrastructure which underpins and supports the organisation. It consists of a number of specialist technical teams which provide support, monitor and operate technical solutions for new and existing services, as well as wider more platform specific multi-disciplinary functions who are responsible for the delivery of new infrastructure.

As a Lead Infrastructure Engineer and HMLR's Data Centre Manager, you will be responsible for the delivery, on-going success and continuous improvement of HM Land Registry’s existing and future Data Centre Estate. This includes the overseeing of the comms rooms in our local offices across England and Wales.

You will provide technical leadership for the IT Operations practice, providing deep technical guidance to these teams. You will engage with other Lead Infrastructure Engineers, Technical Leads, Delivery Leads, New Service Managers and Architects to deliver solutions to agreed designs, contributing to business as usual activities, work packages and strategic planning.

This is a great opportunity to be a technical and behavioural role model within the IT Operations Practice and associated areas where you will have the opportunity to contribute to the continual improvement of the practice and the IT Operations community, supporting members to build and maintain cohesion.

Please note, travel to data centres and local offices will be required at times.


We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Making Effective Decisions
  • Leadership
  • Managing a Quality Service

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, to help you achieve a work-life balance that works for you and us. HM Land Registry is a vibrant place to work with sport and social events and a variety of clubs.

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.

Attachments: Lead Infrastructure Engineer - Data Centre Manager Candidate Pack