United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

UKHO Core Data Platform Web Development Services Developer 2

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
5 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
4 SME, 0 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 17 November 2017
Deadline for asking questions Friday 24 November 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 1 December 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work Reporting to the Scrum Master and Product Owners of the Programme, the Specialist will provide support to the Marine Information Programme to deliver:
1. User Portal Wireframes and Pages
2. Appropriate APIs and Web Portal security
3. Test all development to meet User Features
4. Transfer knowledge to Development team
Latest start date Saturday 8 December 2018
Expected contract length 3 Months
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The Specialist is required within the Marine Information Programme
What the specialist will work on The Web Developer Specialist will work as part of an established Java development team in an agile environment. The individual will be a full member of the software engineering team and pair program with the Development team responsible for the Web Portal to transfer knowledge and skills to the team. They will:
1. Design the wireframes for the CDP User Portal and ‘Data as a Service’ Portals.
2. Develop the User Interface web pages
3. Develop against secured APIs
4. Test Portals & APIs

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, Admiralty Way, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 2DN
Working arrangements Full-time, 5 days a week
Security clearance Security Check (SC) or Disclosure of Scotland as a minimum

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions The Web Developer specialist will pair with team members to transfer knowledge and skills.

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
  • 5+ years JavaScript experience (or TypeScript)
  • Experience in developing Web Portals using a variety of front end frameworks and tools, e.g. Angular, & Webpack
  • Knowledge of information technology security issues
  • Knowledge of Information architecture (Client & Server side)
  • Knowledge of developing with APIs
  • The ability to pick up new technologies quickly and apply them to business problems
  • Test driven development experience
  • The ability to develop with agility, e.g. have worked as part of a Scrum team
  • Working with users to design and develop the web portal pages
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 6
Cultural fit criteria To work within a team
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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