Health Education England (HEE)

Developer (Back End) - Uploader Project

Incomplete applications

12
Incomplete applications
10 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

4
Completed applications
3 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Wednesday 11 September 2019
Deadline for asking questions Friday 13 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Wednesday 18 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work An experienced (back end developer) specialist is needed to achieve the following for the uploader project:

- Build the environment
- Ensure the stability between the front end and back end
- Test and validate the build

The specialist MUST commence work no later than week commencing 7th October.
Latest start date Monday 7 October 2019
Expected contract length Two months
Location London
Organisation the work is for Health Education England (HEE)
Maximum day rate We decided not to set a maximum day rate or disclose our budget constraints. We seek excellent value for money and affordability.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement -
Who the specialist will work with You'll be expected to work with the following:

- Scrum Master, Product Owner, wider team colleagues (incl. data analysts, other developers and senior management)

Stakeholders such as:
- Senior management across the organisation
- Others involved in the education and training of the multi professional healthcare workforce
What the specialist will work on A (back end developer) specialist is needed to build out a solution for a data uploader. The uploader will be based around the NHS Service Design Toolkit (using a repository) as the basis of building out the solution.

The data loaded from an Azure storage account in a space already set up ready for testing. The solution needs to be delivered, tested and validated within the time allocated to the build.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Health Education England
Floor 3
Stewart House
Russell Square
London
WC1B 5DN
Working arrangements To be in the London office for core days and flexible working is subject to arrangement.

The role is outside of IR35.

With regards to time frames that we are working to:
• Shortlisting complete by 20th September
• Interviews will be held on 24, 25 and 26th September
• Start week commencing either 30th September or 7th October

(Interviews will be held in person and will include a technical element).
Security clearance No

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions The awarded supplier will also need to adhere to the principles set out in the standard NHS Terms and Conditions.

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Have extensive Microsoft Azure experience
  • Have extensive ETL development / deployment experience using SSIS
  • Have extensive T-SQL experience
  • Have extensive SQL Server 2016 experience in Azure VMs
  • Have extensive Azure DevOps process automation experience
  • Have extensive experience of source control (preferably Git)
  • Be an Agile thinker
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Show experiences of mentoring team colleagues
  • Has experience of using tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Has experience of using Azure functions
  • Has experience of using Azure Logic Apps
  • Has experience of using PowerShell
  • Has experience of using Azure SQL Database
  • Has experience of using Azure Data Factory

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work transparently and collaboratively in a no-blame culture, encouraging all to fail fast and learn from mistakes
  • Evidence their confidence to challenge the status quo
  • Evidence ability to work with clients with low technical expertise
  • Evidence of taking responsibility for their work
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

50%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

30%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Please can you confirm the IR35 status? The role is outside of IR35.
2. Please can you confirm if there is an incumbent supplier? No there is not.
3. Hi, is there a current incumbent in this role? No there is not.
The deadline for asking questions about this opportunity was Friday 13 September 2019.