United Kingdom Hydrographic Office

UKHO Core Data Platform Environments Consultancy

Incomplete applications

4
Incomplete applications
4 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

7
Completed applications
5 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 10 August 2018
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 14 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 17 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work Reporting to the Lead Solution Architect of the UKHO Marine Information Transformation (MINT) programme, the requirement is to migrate the authentication and authorization solution for the existing Core Data Platform (CDP) and supporting Linux infrastructure, from OpenLDAP + standalone Kerberos to Microsoft Active Directory.
Latest start date Monday 17 September 2018
Expected contract length 6 Months
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Maximum day rate £600

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The consultancy is required within the Marine Intelligence Programme
What the specialist will work on • Work alongside administrators of the central UKHO Active Directory (AD) authentication and authorization solution to move the existing MINT Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), currently implemented using OpenLDAP and standalone Kerberos, to AD. The design for the new group structure in AD will be provided.
• Extend the RBAC solution with additional groups and permissions for finer-grained access to target systems. Detailed requirements for this will be provided.
• Carry out the above tasks concurrently with ongoing MINT activity involving migration of the CDP from one Hadoop distribution to another, as well as a move to new business premises.

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

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
  • Demonstrable experience of working as a technical SME within a project environment, using Agile methodologies.
  • Expertise in the following technologies: Ansible, OpenLDAP, Active Directory
  • Expertise in Linux system administration, especially CentOS and Red Ha
  • Understanding of security of UNIX systems, especially CentOS and Red Hat
  • Experience of administering network security including configuring firewalls, Kerberos, LDAP and SSS
  • Experience of version control using Git
Nice-to-have skills and experience Experience of working with Hadoop clusters

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 5
Cultural fit criteria Demonstrable ability to maintain strong relations with internal and external stakeholders.
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is this requirement inside or outside IR35 This is outside of IR35.
2. Can this role be completed remotely? No
3. Is there a current incumbent? No, this is a one-off package of work