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Digital and Data

Working in Government Digital and Data

Building the government of tomorrow

The UK government is recognised as a global leader in digital transformation. Government Digital and Data experts design, build and manage essential services that impact millions of peoples lives daily.

With an unprecedented number of digital transformation projects underway, the potential to help solve complex problems and shape our society’s future is enormous.

Examples of Government Digital and Data roles:

  • User Researcher
  • Test Engineer
  • Content Designer
  • Software Developer
  • Delivery Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • DevOps Engineer
  • Product Manager
  • Infrastructure Engineer
  • Technical Architect

Introducing Government Digital and Data – Meet Amina Omar

Amina is passionate about her work here because she knows we tackle the most pressing challenges facing our society – issues that impact every individual across the nation. With a dedicated team of experts by her side, Amina thrives on the opportunity to collaborate, innovate, and continually expand her skill set. Watch now and discover why Government Digital and Data is the place to be for impactful work and continuous growth.

Government Digital and Data Profession Capability Framework

Learn about the digital, data and technology roles in government, and the skills you need to do them.

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“It’s not just about completing a product, a process transformation or project, it’s about driving the country and the public services that enable it to evolve, and digitally transform.”

Morgan Long

Senior Product Manager and Talent Lead at Ministry of Defence

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  • An opportunity to be a key player in digital transformation, working on innovative meaningful projects and driving innovation that shape public services that improve lives
  • Embrace the unique chance to work collaboratively across various industries, sharing best practices, and inspiring innovation
  • You’ll be on the cutting edge of digital transformation as part of a multidisciplinary, focussed and autonomous agile delivery team
  • The chance to work at the very centre of government on flagship programmes, setting you as a Government Digital and Data champion and a part of our talented community

  • Joining our vibrant community means being part of a transformative journey that drives innovation, fosters curiosity, and creates positive change in government services
  • A cross government network where you can connect to share best practice, discuss challenges and support each other through the support of cross-government communities of practice
  • Support for mental health and wellbeing so you can perform at your best
  • Diverse teams and an inclusive workplace
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • Recognition of success through pay rewards and more
  • A Civil Service Pension which provides an attractive pension, benefits for dependants and average employer contributions of 27%
  • Comprehensive learning and development programmes where you can develop skills and capabilities to drive innovation and excellence
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Routes into the profession

The Government Digital and Data profession has technical specialists of all levels and backgrounds. They share a commitment to put users first and deliver world-leading government products and services.

Job roles within the profession range from trainee to Senior Civil Servants who lead on the very future of government itself.

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Join a community

As a Government Digital and Data specialist you will be working at the cutting edge of how people interact, and are empowered by government.

You’ll work in collaborative multidisciplinary teams on a range of projects and services that focus on user needs and deliver real value to society. You’ll be part of a cross-government profession with clearly defined career paths, support and learning and development.

Government Digital and Data hub

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Digital Secondments programme

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