Home Office

DSAB Java Developer (AFTC-2)

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0
Incomplete applications

Completed applications

30
Completed applications
23 SME, 7 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 24 October 2016
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 26 October 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 31 October 2016 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work The developer will need to be an SME in: Java 8, Camel, Swagger, SpringBoot, SpringData, Docker, JUnit, Cucumber, micro services architecture, REST, GIT, PHP, Zend, MySQL. Must be able to retrieve data from micro-services architecture, manipulate data between different forms and understand how this affects the data storage and retrieval.
Latest start date 3 January 2017
Expected contract length up to twenty four months (2 years)
Location London
Organisation the work is for Home Office
Maximum day rate £690 (ex VAT)

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Agile development teams (Delivery Manager, BA, UI etc) made up of Home Office Civil Servants, other government Civil Servants, other contractors and 3rd party suppliers.
What the specialist will work on Work on the Digital Services at the Border programme (DSAB) supporting a data ingestion and management project. This will involve writing code to transform and manipulate data across formats as well as its potential impact on the Hadoop big data platform. There is also a requirement to work with an old project in order to understand requirements and existing behaviour.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place 8-10 Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA, moving to Lunar House, Croydon during 2016/17.
Working arrangements The developer should be physically on site Monday – Friday. Approximate hours are 09:00 – 18:00.
Security clearance Home Office SC

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions Proposed individuals who are non British/EEA nationals must either be in possession of leave to remain with no restrictions on their time to live/work in the UK or their leave to remain must be valid for the duration of this award and permit work in this capacity.

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
  • Java 8
  • Camel
  • Swagger
  • SpringBoot
  • SpringData
  • JUnit
  • Docker
  • Cucumber
  • Micro services architecture
  • PHP
  • Zend framework v1
  • MySQL
  • GIT
  • REST
  • XML/JSON
  • Fluent English and excellent communicaiton skills to discuss low level technical requirements as necessary
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of working within an agile Scrum team
  • Familiar with CI development techniques and environments

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Have a no blame culture and encourge people to learn from their mistakes
  • Work well in a team within our organisaiton
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a flexible attitude and approach
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. If one has a candidate who has worked with DSAB previously, is there any way to express this at this initial stage, as there is no additional comments box? This could be included in the response to the Essential critieria where we ask - ‘They must have experience working within a Scrum team and be familiar with CI development techniques and environments.’

Alternatively this additionanl information could be included under the cultural fit section where we ask – ‘Work well in a team within our organisation’