Defence Equipment & Support

System Configuration

Incomplete applications

8
Incomplete applications
7 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

4
Completed applications
3 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 27 November 2018
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 29 November 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 4 December 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Content designer
Summary of the work The System configuration role is required to create, logical system configuration documentation for a deployed capability.
Latest start date Thursday 3 January 2019
Expected contract length 12 weeks (up to 31 March 2019) with a 3 week optional extension period.
Location West Midlands
Organisation the work is for Defence Equipment & Support
Maximum day rate £450 per day worked (8 hours).

Anticipated travel to MOD Abbey Wood at least 2 days per month to be included within this rate.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The System configuration role holder will report to and will be directed, on a daily basis, by the appointed Project Manager for the creation, maintenance and configuration control of deployed technical documentation.
What the specialist will work on - Printer Sharing configuration and printer device configuration, delivered as configuration guides (Work Instructions).

- File Sharing configuration, delivered as configuration guides (Work Instructions).

- Review, analyse and report on Deployed Client GPO configuration, identify common settings across new and existing systems.

- Agree and document final set of GPOs required for the new system, as a design document, with full DA/SOA/Security stakeholder agreement/endorsement and sign-off.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Hereford
Working arrangements 40 hrs (8hrs Mon - Fri).

This role will be based at the West Midlands site with anticipated travel to MOD Abbey Wood at least 2 times per Month to attend meetings with the Delivery Team. No expenses are payable as this travel is expected to be inclusive within the daily rate.
Security clearance MOD DV required on day 1 of the appointment due to the sensitivity of the role.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions In the event that the post is vacated the Supplier shall ensure that it is filled within one working week by a candidate who meets the criteria of this competition with prior approval of the Buyer.

The Supplier and their representatives shall abide by:
DEFCON 5J(Edn 18/11/16)-Unique Identifiers
DEFCON 76(Edn 12/06)-Contractor’s Personnel at Government Sites
DEFCON 501(Edn 11/17)-Definitions and Interpretations
DEFCON 522(Edn 11/17)-Payment and Recovery of Sums Due
DEFCON 658(Edn 10/17)-Cyber
DEFCON 659A(Edn 02/17)-Security Measures
DEFCON 660(Edn 12/15)-Official-Sensitive Security Requirements
DEFCON 703(Edn 08/13)-Intellectual Property Rights - Vesting in the Authority

Available online at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/acquisition-operating-framework

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
  • The System configuration role requires generalist knowledge of the following technologies:
  • Windows 10.
  • Active Directory.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 file and print services.
  • MOD DV required on day 1 of the appointment due to the sensitivity of the role.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Previous experience in system administration.
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities with strong multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Knowledgeable of transition, upgrades, refresh projects in an Agile environment.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Ability to work with others in a high pressure, Operational Environment that frequently manages conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure.
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to work as a team.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
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 position going to be inside IR35? The Intermediaries Legislation does not apply to this engagement, concluded by using the ‘check employment status for tax’ online tool https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax/cluster/
2. Please advise whether this is a new or is there are incumbent in place? There is no incumbent, this is a requirement for additional resource.