Awarded to Capgemini UK plc

Start date: Monday 27 June 2022
Value: £218,400
Company size: large
DWP

DevOps CCMP Project

9 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 2 large

11 Completed applications

10 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Published
Tuesday 17 May 2022
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 19 May 2022 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 24 May 2022 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Developer
Off-payroll (IR35) determination
Supply of resource: the off-payroll rules will apply to any workers engaged through a qualifying intermediary, such as their own limited company
Summary of the work
Contribute to the overall DevOps process.
Responsible for the code and services your teams produce and administer.
Break-down user stories into tasks.
Design/build end to end GitLab/Ansible pipeline deploy/test enterprise grade content storage components and solutions.
Design/manage the tactics for building reusable libraries, templates and services.
Latest start date
Tuesday 7 June 2022
Expected contract length
12 months
Location
No specific location, for example they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
DWP
Maximum day rate
£600

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will work within a large team to deliver the Contact Centre Modernisation Programme.
What the specialist will work on
To join the Contact Centre Modernisation Programme to define, and implement technical processes to manage the Programmes non -Prod Test Environments, and CI/CD Pipeline for the new Contact Centre Platform build, test and deployment into the production environment

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
5 days a week, aligned to a DWP Technology hub and adherence to DWP Hybrid Working Policy. Technology Hubs are; - Manchester, Leeds, Kings Court Sheffield, Newcastle, Birmingham or Blackpool.
Working arrangements
In line with DWP's Hybrid Working policy - The expectation is that the candidate will be based in an office 40% of the working week, 2 days.
Security clearance
BPSS

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
  • Be able to produce CI/CD pipelines, ideally in GitLab CI/CD.
  • Have experience in at least one primarily cloud level IaC language (I.e. Terraform).
  • Have experience in at least one primarily system level IaC language (i.e. Ansible, Terraform, Puppet).
  • Be able to produce scripts in at least one general purpose language (Python, Perl, Bash etc).
  • Have a working knowledge of AWS tools.
  • Have an awareness of Linux systems administration.
  • Have Strong problem solving and reverse engineering skills.
  • Have an awareness of software development processes.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Have experience in developing monitoring/alerting stacks in Prometheus.
  • Be able to produce Grafana dashboards.
  • Have prior development or infrastructure engineering experience.
  • Knowledge of network infrastructure.
  • Have experience of supporting live systems.

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Evidence and experience of delivering at pace, with minimal supervision.
  • Sharing knowledge and experience with other team members.
  • Work with stakeholders with limited technical expertise.
  • Experience of working in a culturally diverse working environment with a broad mix of contractors and internal personnel.
Additional assessment methods
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

50%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

40%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is this role inside or outside IR35?
As per advert - Off-payroll (IR35) determination - Supply of resource: the off-payroll rules will apply to any workers engaged through a qualifying intermediary, such as their own limited company
2. Is there an incumbent in the role?
No
3. Can you please confirm if candidate can work from outside UK as well?
No
4. We appreciate that the off-payroll rules apply but can you please confirm whether this opportunity is inside or outside IR35? Thank you.
Inside