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We're hiring

In DfE Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) we’re looking for people to help us build excellent user-centred services. Our work supports people on the frontline working in schools, colleges, universities, nurseries and social care.

You can see all of our vacancies on Civil Service jobs. Search for Department for Education in the 'Organisation' field.

Our work 

DfE DDaT is part of the Department for Education (DfE). We build trusted, user-centred, joined-up, policies and services. These services  use modern, best-in-class technology and data to provide better outcomes in the education, training and care sectors.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for talented and enthusiastic candidates who are excited by the challenge of designing user-centred policies and services that are responsive to our users' needs.

We work in multidisciplinary teams which have a rich mix of people with digital, data and technology skills. Some positions are junior, others are more senior. And some are leaders of their particular DDaT profession. Typically our teams recruit people into these roles:

  • delivery managers
  • product managers
  • user researchers
  • developers
  • technical architects
  • content designers
  • policy designers
  • service designers
  • interaction designers
  • data analysts


All of our roles offer flexible working patterns. We have great learning and development opportunities, excellent annual leave, and all members of staff have the opportunity to take 5 volunteering days a year to do charity work. Find out more about our benefits.