Cabinet Office (No 10/Cabinet Office Digital Comms)

Laravel/PHP Developer

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Important dates
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Published Tuesday 6 February 2018
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 8 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 13 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work The developer will work on enhancement of existing Government Communication Services (GCS) Membership platform, which will include extending its People Finder tool to support new membership types. The developer will also carry out any outstanding backlog of work.
Latest start date Monday 19 February 2018
Expected contract length 1 month
Location London
Organisation the work is for Cabinet Office (No 10/Cabinet Office Digital Comms)
Maximum day rate Up to £500/day

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with You will be working with a multi-disciplinary team, mainly developers.
What the specialist will work on Implement enhancement of existing Government Communication Services (GCS) Membership platform, including extending its People Finder tool, as well as tackling outstanding backlog of work.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Cabinet Office,
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS
Working arrangements Monday to Friday
7.5 hours per day + lunch time
Must start work by 09:15 and not finish before 16:00
Security clearance Applicant with SC security clearance are desirable, however if this is not currently held, they must be willing to undertake the SC clearance process at the supplier's expense.

Additional information

Additional information
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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.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Minimum 4 years in a professional web development role.
  • Strong working knowledge of PHP5/PHP7 and OO PHP development.
  • At least 2 years of strong working knowledge of Laravel, including solid understanding of MVC and TDD.
  • Frontend UI development with Bootstrap, SASS, Gulp and Webpack.
  • 2 years experience of working in cloud based infrastructure using AWS.
  • Ability to present and communicate technical solutions to a technical and non-technical audience.
  • Experience of working with third-party APIs, including MailChimp/AWS SES.
  • Ability to take ownership of the entire development lifecycle, i.e. development and testing through to deployment.
Nice-to-have skills and experience Experience working in government

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Take responsibility for their work
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

65%

Cultural fit

15%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the role's IR35 status? This role is outside of IR35.
2. May you confirm if this task is inside our outside of IR35. The role is outside of IR35.
3. Is this requirement likely to be extended beyond 1 month? It is unlikely to be extended beyond 1 month as we expect the work to be completed within the timeframe.
4. Will there be an opportunity to extend beyond 1 month? It is unlikely to be extended beyond 1 month as we expect the work to be completed within the timeframe.
5. Is remote/work from home permitted for this project? Occasional remote working may be possible, subject to prior approval. The work involves accessing existing databases and therefore, a strict approval will be in place.