Office for National Statistics

PU-17/0123 - Web Ops Specialist 1

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13 SME, 4 large
Important dates
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Published Wednesday 3 August 2016
Deadline for asking questions Friday 5 August 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Wednesday 10 August 2016 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Web operations engineer
Summary of the work ONS Digital is continuing to improve its public facing digital products following the launch of the new website earlier this year. This role will work alongside the existing team to work on an ambitious roadmap to improve the scalability, stability and monitoring of the platform.
Latest start date 12/09/2016
Expected contract length 6 months
Location Wales
Organisation the work is for Office for National Statistics
Maximum day rate £600

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement N/A
Who the specialist will work with A multi-disciplinary agile team including UX designer, user researcher, front-end developer, back-end developer, content designer, tech arch, delivery manager and service manager
What the specialist will work on The WebOps Engineer will work on an ambitious project to migrate the ONS Dissemination platform to a PaaS environment and in the process will work with the Tech Lead and colleagues to improve our build processes, monitoring, automated testing and scaling.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Newport, South Wales
Working arrangements Work will be on-site in Newport (Mon-Fri) - there is the potential for work from home days by agreement with Service Manager,
Security clearance Disclosure Scotland security vetting.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions n/a

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
  • Collaborating closely with colleagues in order to meet users’ needs
  • Debugging a complex, multi-server service in a high availability environment
  • Using languages such as Go and Java within an existing, production codebase
  • Using configuration management tools such Ansible
  • Experience of commodity cloud providers such as AWS, GCE, Azure, etc and their offering. Ideally more than one.
  • Interested in DevOps, and infrastructure as code.
  • Understand the concept of a Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Familiarity with Docker
  • Understanding of application deployment strategies, continuous integration and version control (git, svn, bzr, mercurial)
  • Rigorous approach to software development (TDD, code review, pairing)
  • Ability to develop tooling for automation and provisioning.
  • Knowledge and experience of Jenkins.
  • Knowledge and experience of Kafka.
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 5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

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