Gloucestershire Constabulary

Infrastructure Engineer SFIA L4

Incomplete applications

9
Incomplete applications
8 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

7
Completed applications
6 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 6 April 2018
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 10 April 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 13 April 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Technical Architect
Summary of the work Level 4 Infrastructure Engineer required to complete ADFS 2016 migration, windows image build, configuration of SCCM for rollout, implementation and configuration of Ivanti patch for SCCM. All tasks are key to enabling completion of our Office 365 readiness assessment.
Latest start date Monday 23 April 2018
Expected contract length 6 Months
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for Gloucestershire Constabulary
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The successful candidate will report to the Infrastructure Team Leader and will work closely with the Networking, Security, DBA and Development teams to provide services to 2000 users.
What the specialist will work on Creation of Windows 10 image adhering to policing standards. Configuration of SCCM to rollout Windows 10 image; process and procedures created, then transitioned into BAU.

Implementation of Ivanti patch for SCCM and fully documented handover to Infrastructure team.

The ADFS service migration to Windows Server 2016 platform.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Police Headquarters
1 Waterwells Drive
Quedgeley
Gloucester
GL2 2AN
Working arrangements Onsite 5 days a week
37 Hours per week.
Security clearance SC vetting completed by Warwickshire Police

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
  • SCCM implementation and configuration hands on experience
  • ADFS 2016 live migration experience
  • Ivanti Patch for SCCM implementation and configuration experience
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert : Windows Server 2012 / 2016
  • Experience and knowledge of VMware ESXi
  • Experience and knowledge of Cloud technologies, such as Office 365 and Azure
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in administration of Active Directory, Group Policy in a medium to large enterprise.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience and knowledge of backup and recovery tools, such as: Veeam, Veritas Netbackup, IBM Spectrum.
  • A good understanding of Proactive Monitoring, USB port blocking and Application Control software.
  • Experience of working in a secure environment.
  • ITIL Qualified
  • A good understanding of anti-virus and malware detection software.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Competent at verbal and written communication; accustomed to regular and effective client/user contact.
  • Ability to collaborate with other members of the team or department in the pursuit of common missions, vision, values and mutual goals.
  • Ability to identify complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Patient and capable of prioritising tasks.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

25%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Would the client sponsor the candidate through the clearance process? Gloucestershire Constabulary require an Infrastructure Engineer SFIA L4 who is SC vetted by Warwickshire Constabulary.
2. Will Gloucestershire Constabulary, put the candidate through SC clearance? Gloucestershire Constabulary require an Infrastructure Engineer SFIA L4 who is SC vetted by Warwickshire Constabulary.
3. To clarify, you require a specialist who is already SC cleared OR you will accept a non-cleared specialist and you will put them through clearance? Please clarify if one or both of the above are acceptable Current SC vetting by Warwickshire Constabulary is required.
4. 1. Will Gloucestershire Constabulary or Warwickshire Constabulary put the successful candidate through the SC Clearance process, or will the candidate need to already hold it? 2. Is it possible to transfer Home Office or MOD SC Clearance over to the Constabulary? 1. No we require the success candidate to have already have SC clearance.
2. We only accept Warwickshire SC vetting.
5. Please can you confirm whether this role will be inside or outside of IR35? This is a temporary 6 month only contract, it does need to be compliant with IR35 requirements.
6. Hello, what is the IR35 status for this task? This is a temporary 6 month only contract, it does need to be compliant with IR35 requirements.
7. Can you confirm if this role falls inside or outside of the off-payroll working regulations (IR35)? Thank you This is a temporary 6 month only contract, it does need to be compliant with IR35 requirements.
8. Can the authority please identify the maximum day rate Subject to skills and experience.
9. Please confirm by 'Warwickshire SC Clearance' you are referring to NPPV Clearance, please also confirm level of clearance: we assume Level 3, but would like clarity. To be vetted by a Police Force, the vetting clearance level required is a non-police personnel vetting (NPPV) Level 3).
10. Can you confirm or not if there is already a specialist on site doing this role? And is this a contested requirement? No there isn’t a specialist onsite and yes it is contested.