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Senior DNS engineer

Hybrid London

Up to £80,000

Are you ready to work at the heart of the Internet, managing DNS services and contributing to the design of critical national infrastructure and secure government services? If you're a seasoned DNS professional with a passion for innovation and excellence, this opportunity is tailor-made for you.

Our client is proud to be at the forefront of shaping the digital landscape. they're seeking a Senior DNS Engineer to play a pivotal role in their dynamic team. Our client empowers our employees with a flexible hybrid work model, allowing you to balance your work between home and our the office


  • Leverage your advanced practical knowledge of DNS/DNSSEC protocols and operations.
  • Apply your expertise in DNS software running on Linux systems (BIND, NSD, Unbound, PowerDNS) to drive solutions.
  • Take the lead in analysing requirements and crafting high and low-level designs for DNS services.
  • Enhance our services by guiding team members, driving service improvements, and deploying new services.
  • Act as a subject matter expert in DNS and DNSSEC, providing operational support and ensuring service availability and security.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to analyse business requirements and design and deploy solutions based on DNS services.

What's in it for You:

  • Benefit from a competitive package including 30 days of annual leave, a pension scheme, performance-related bonuses, private medical cover, and life assurance.
  • Access a wide range of flexible benefits including critical illness coverage, dental insurance, health assessments, and participation in the Cycle2Work scheme.
  • Enjoy our state-of-the-art workspace facilities, including an on-site gym and shower facilities, free parking, and abundant resources for your personal and professional growth.


  • In-depth knowledge of DNS/DNSSEC protocols and operations.
  • Proficiency with at least one type of DNS software on Linux systems (BIND, NSD, Unbound, PowerDNS).
  • Proven experience in producing high and low-level designs.
  • Familiarity with DNS response policy zones and threat intelligence integration.
  • Ability to lead the operation of DNS services, ensuring availability and security.

Austin Fraser is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Austin Fraser is committed to being an equal opportunities employer, and encourages applications from candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity status.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide individual feedback to unsuccessful applicants.