Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency

AIS Cloud Developer 1

Incomplete applications

8
Incomplete applications
8 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

10
Completed applications
8 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 16 October 2018
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 18 October 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 23 October 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work Drivers Legacy Product Squad require an experienced Software developer to carry out changes to IEP Services (View Driving Licence, Check Driving Licence, Share Driving Licence, Access to Driver Data etc) and Fitness2Drive – which are bespoke Java based services. These changes are prioritised by Service Management
Latest start date Saturday 1 December 2018
Expected contract length 6 months with option to extend by a further 6 months
Location Wales
Organisation the work is for Driver & Vehicle Licensing Agency
Maximum day rate Supplier to provide day rate for the specialist.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The resource will sit within the Drivers Legacy Product Squad and liaise with the squad Business Analysts and Testers to complete this work.
What the specialist will work on A Software Developer is required to undertake Small Changes for Java based DVLA Cloud Services. These pieces of work are to enhance/amend the current Live Drivers Services that sit on the Cloud platform.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place DVLA, Morriston, Swansea
DVLA, Richard Ley Development Centre, Swansea Vale, Swansea
Working arrangements 5 days per week on site for the completion Drivers Small Change for DVLA Cloud Services, however work pattern can be discussed after an appropriate time period.
Security clearance BPSS clearance required, if SC clearance is required through the duration of the contract DVLA will sponsor.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions We currently see this role as sitting outside of IR35, as the candidates would not hold a fixed office position and will not have direct day to day direction or supervision.

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
  • Provide evidence of (minimum 2 years) of Application stack knowledge – with experience in Java 7 (and previous versions), Scala, MongoDB, Dropwizard, Play Framework, EJB, JDBC, XML, WSDL, JSP, HTML.
  • Provide evidence of (minimum 2 years) having a proven ability to understand and assess business and operational requirements, architectural goals and constraints
  • Provide evidence of (minimum 2 years) having excellent written and verbal communication skills, particularly the ability to communicate technical delivery matters simply and clearly too non-technical colleagues.
  • Provide evidence of (minimum 2 years) of Application stack knowledge – with experience in Javascipt, Struts, Weblogic Application Server, Weblogic Workshop, Oracle and SQL
Nice-to-have skills and experience • Provide evidence of working within an Agile squad, being a team players, in a technology based business environment

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 10
Cultural fit criteria • Evidence of being a proven expert in working with multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, communicating effectively, establishing consensus and facilitating decision making (minimum of 1 example).
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Can you please confirm the IR35 status of the role? The intermediaries legislation doesn't apply to this engagement
2. 1. What cloud platform is being used? Amazon Web Services (AWS)
3. Is there an incumbent for this work? No one is currently post however there are developers on hand to provide service knowledge