This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Friday 14 February 2020
Health Education England (HEE)

Developer - National Data Warehouse

18 Incomplete applications

18 SME, 0 large

24 Completed applications

21 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Published
Friday 7 February 2020
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 11 February 2020 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 14 February 2020 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Developer
Summary of the work
An experienced developer is needed to:

Work on the continuous development of HEE's National Data Warehouse (SQL server 2016, which is deployed on Azure)

Onboard 100+ datasets into the National Data Warehouse and refine these to meet user needs.
Latest start date
Monday 9 March 2020
Expected contract length
9 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

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

- Scrum Master, Service Manager (Product Owner) and wider Team (incl. data analysts, other developers and senior management)

Stakeholders such as:
- Business Managers and subject experts
- Others involved in the education and training of the multi professional healthcare workforce
What the specialist will work on
The Health Education England Data Programme has been established with the aim of providing the business with ‘a single source of the truth’ via the National Data Warehouse.

The Data Warehouse is SQL server 2016 based service and consists of a number of database servers deployed in the Azure cloud environment.

Our current requirements framework has identified over 100 datasets that need to be onboarded to meet user needs.

Work setup

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.
Security clearance
No

Additional information

Additional 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.

Essential skills and experience
  • Have extensive Microsoft Azure experience, particularly with reference to data warehouse architecture (IaaS and PaaS)
  • Have extensive database development experience using SSMS 2014 or higher
  • Have extensive ETL development / deployment experience using SSIS 2014 or higher
  • Have data modelling / validation experiences
  • Have extensive DBA skills (server management, SQL jobs management, scheduling, scaling, backup / restore, security, account management / permissions, server objects, replication)
  • Have extensive Azure DevOps process automation experience
  • Have BI tools (particularly Tableau / PowerBI) experience
  • Have experience of different flavours of SQL (MySQL, Postgres etc)
  • Have extensive experience of PowerShell
  • Have extensive experience of source control (preferably Git)
  • Have experience of collaboration tools (e.g. MS Teams / Slack / JIRA)
  • Have experience of working and consulting on Agile methods
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Communicate effectively, with a friendly, approachable manner
  • Collaborate with / challenge / assist HEE staff to identify, develop and deploy best practice approaches to data warehousing, DevOps and Agile
  • Work using our own agile project management approach, taking independent responsibility for significant work
  • Assess analysts' abilities to conduct their own on-boarding activities, configuring jobs and automation, identifying suitable data sets and providing training as appropriate
  • Support process design and maintain documentation, including training manuals / user guidance
  • Work within a healthcare domain with awareness of maintaining confidentiality and implementing data protection legislation / information governance requirements
  • Identify and manage / report risks

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

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
  • Demonstrate experience of supporting and coaching other team members
  • 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
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

50%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

30%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent?
Yes
2. One of the deliverable's state:
"Have data modelling / validation experiences"

Are you looking for multiple experiences, or just one experience here?
This is a key attribute that the candidate must have.