DWP Digital


Digital With Purpose

Do you want to play a pivotal role in delivering some of the country’s most important tech projects? We’re recruiting innovative, curious, and enthusiastic digital specialists who want to be part of our huge transformation.

DWP Digital improves user experiences for the Department for Work and Pensions’ customers and colleagues. The services we build are used by millions of people to access the support that they need at different times of their lives.

At DWP Digital, it’s important we have a diversity of cultures, experience, and skills, to reflect the 20 million citizens we serve. We are actively looking for female digital specialists to join us and take on the challenge of working on large and complex IT projects. Our statistics reflect the work to increase our diversity. Almost 38% of the workforce are women, compared to the tech sector in general which is at 27%.

We’ve won awards for our work to increase diversity and support women. We have internal networks, such as Women in Digital and Women in Data, designed to empower women. We have opportunities such as Digital Academy, Career Pathways and Careers toolbox to encourage colleagues to reach their potential, progress and develop new skills.

We also have a range of great benefits with something for everyone. We pride ourselves on being family-friendly, offering flexible and hybrid working options to make sure you can have a positive work-life balance.


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Every Person Matters

For us to succeed we need our people to be at their best. We have groups, initiatives and resources available to ensure you’re able to bring your whole self to work. We pride ourselves on being a place where talented people can learn and grow at the cutting-edge of their industry.

If you’re looking for a digital or technology job with lots of opportunity and real social impact, you’ll find a stimulating and fulfilling career with us.




We’ve been voted Best Employer Career Site at the Women in Tech Awards and listed #2 in the Top 10 Employers for Women in Tech in 2023.

Our offer to you

In return for your skills and expertise, DWP Digital can offer you:

  • Flexi-time and flexible working patterns
  • Opportunity to work from home
  • Up to 30 days’ annual holiday, depending on grade and length of service
  • Public holidays
  • 5 days for training and development
  • 24/7 online health and wellness portal and coach
  • Civil Service pension, with up to 28.97% employer contribution
  • Parent and carer leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefits and discounts portal
  • Reward and recognition scheme
  • Workplace adjustments
  • Access to diversity and inclusion networks such as Women in Digital, LGBT+ and BAME
  • Delivering digital services from seven digital hubs in Birmingham, Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield.


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