We’re advertising a number of roles across various levels and specialisms within the Home Office’s Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) team in Manchester. We want talented tech specialists to join our diverse teams where everyone contributes to keeping the UK safe and secure, designing, building and running services that impacts millions of people every day, whilst developing and progressing a career in tech.
Hear from the team
“I’m helping keep people safe, and that’s what motivates me”
Watch Software Developer Charlotte’s video to hear about her experience working on systems that are vital to public protection.
- Competitive starting salaries for your grade
- An additional allowance of up to £13,700 for candidates with exceptional skills and experience
- A Civil Service pension with employer contribution rates of between 26.6% and 30.3%, depending on salary
- A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
- Learning and development tailored to your role including AWS and Azure certification, O’Reilly Books, high quality management training and more
- An environment with flexible working options
- 25 days annual leave on appointment, rising to 30 days after 10 years’ service, plus 8 days public holidays and 1-day additional privilege day
The Home Office supports flexible working where possible, including part-time working, compressed hours, remote working, job sharing and part-year working.
Where business needs allow, some roles may be suitable for a combination of office and home-based working. Where this is the case, employees will be expected to spend a minimum of 60% of their working time in the office. Applicants can discuss any specific questions with the Vacancy Holder.
The Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) team in Manchester is based in the Soapworks which is within the Media City boundary, 1½ miles from Manchester city centre, 2½ miles from Manchester Piccadilly train station and a 2-minute walk from the Exchange Quay tram stop.
Manchester is a city rich in musical culture, and one that has played its part in shaping music on a global scale. The city is also notable for its architecture, culture, musical exports, media links, scientific and engineering output, social impact, sports clubs, and transport connections. Manchester Liverpool Road railway station was the world’s first inter-city passenger railway station.
The Soapworks: Amenities
- 24-hour security
- Cash machine
- Pocket Park
- Car valet service
- Visitor parking
- Amazon lockers
- Onsite parking
- 24-hour manned reception
- Secure cycle storage
- Showers and lockers
- On-site cafe
- On site management team
- 24/7 access
Stories and projects from our people in Manchester
- Working as a senior developer at the Home Office
- The work of software engineers at our Manchester and Glasgow hubs | LinkedIn
- How to get a job as an Engineer | LinkedIn
- Working as an Interaction Designer at the Home Office – Lydia’s story