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Infrastructure Manager

Metropolitan Police.
Southwark, London
£58,310 which includes allowances totalling £2,841.
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

Seeing is believing. And that’s the only way you’ll really get to know about our sophisticated technologies and how we’re using them to fight crime in the capital. We don’t say much, for obvious reasons, but suffice to say that we’re leading advancements in emerging technologies to deliver bespoke electronic and IT solutions in specialist areas to make London safer.

The Technology, Research and Innovation (TRI) team keeps the Met at the cutting-edge of tech. Our work is highly innovative and no two projects are ever the same.

This staff role is an outstanding opportunity for an experienced infrastructure manager with hands-on IT experience who wants to lead a team of IT engineers in creating and supporting a range of infrastructure solutions. You will be working in an exciting and fast-paced research and development environment, delivering operational technology solutions to make London safer.

You will be part of the team who develop niche technology solutions for unique business issues for operational policing use, both in the office and in the field. You will use all of your technology skills and experience to effectively steer and manage the team, as well as providing technical authority and expertise.

Working closely with an enthusiastic and diverse team of infrastructure engineers, you will be responsible for architectural oversight, ensuring the security and stability of live, operational systems whilst acting as an authority on various technology matters, as well as being in a position to explore opportunities to enhance the technology infrastructure as managed by your team.

Additional Information

  • 28 days holiday, rising to 33 at 5 years, plus bank holidays.
  • Contributory Civil Service Pension.
  • Long service rewards, Overtime availability and Blue Light Card
  • Sponsored membership to a professional body


AnchorThis post requires access to the most sensitive intelligence material on a daily basis. Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo National Security Vetting (NSV) Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) level before taking up the post; with a willingness to undergo Developed Vetting (DV) once in post, if required.

AnchorAnchorAdditionally, this material is of particular sensitivity to the UK and its distribution must be restricted to UK nationals. In approved circumstances dual nationals (of which one element is British) may also be granted access. However, in the event that potential conflicts of interest cannot be managed the post holder will not be able to see the intelligence material and will not be able to perform their duties. For the purpose of safeguarding national security and in line with Cabinet Office Policy, supported by Section 82(2) to (4) of the Police Reform Act (2002), applicants who do not hold or acquire Security Check (enhanced) (SC(e)) OR Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered the post.

How to apply

Please click on the below link to view an online candidate information pack that will you give you an insight into the Met, the competency framework we use which shapes our daily work behaviours, the application process, and a host of other information, that will help inform and support your application:

Click the apply now button below and start your career at the Met. Applications will be via a detailed CV, Personal Statement, and online application form. Your personal statement should outline why you are interested in the role and how your skills and experience demonstrate your suitability for the role. (NB. Please do not attach 2 copies of your CV).

Completed applications must be submitted by 23:55 on 20th March 2024.


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