Awarded to Code IT Recruitment Ltd

Start date: Wednesday 1 May 2019
Value: £220,000
Company size: SME
Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy

Cloud Automation Script Developer

17 Incomplete applications

15 SME, 2 large

12 Completed applications

12 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Published
Wednesday 20 March 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 27 March 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 3 April 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Developer
Summary of the work
Development of scripted web applications and other solutions for use in a major, secure, cloud based platform using a wide range of open and proprietary technologies.
Latest start date
Tuesday 30 April 2019
Expected contract length
3 months initially, with the option to extend up to total of 24 months.
Location
London
Organisation the work is for
Department of Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
Maximum day rate
£500 per day

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The team is embedded with the Analytical community and serves other external departments, but all users are Analysts (Statisticians, Economists, Operational Researchers and Social Researchers) or Data Scientists.
What the specialist will work on
To develop scripted web applications and other solutions to assist the automation and auto-commissioning of a cloud based platform.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Westminster, London
Working arrangements
On-site 5 days a week.
meetings with users and teams in London offices
Security clearance
Willing to undergo Security Clearance (SC).

Additional information

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.

Essential skills and experience
  • Evidence of at least 5 years in a coding role - 9 points.
  • Evidence of PHP coding skills - 9 points.
  • Evidence of an understanding of database driven web sites - 9 points.
  • Evidence of an understanding of web site User Interface (UI) design - 9 points.
  • Evidence of an understanding of CSS driven web sites - 9 points.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Evidence of SQL coding skills including the use of stored procedures - 3 points.
  • Evidence of experience with use of MS SQL Server - 3 points.
  • Evidence of experience with use of PostgreSQL server - 3 points.
  • Evidence of Python coding skills - 3 points.
  • Evidence of Powershell coding skills - 3 points.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Able to work in a small multi-skilled team - 3 points.
  • Willing to help develop other colleagues' capability - 3 points.
  • Willing to work within the existing toolset - 3 points.
  • Ability to communicate in clear and concise manner - 3 points.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

45%

Cultural fit

15%

Price

40%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent
No.
2. Is this role outside IR35 or inside IR35
Outside IR35
3. Is this rate including or excluding vat?
This rate is excluding VAT
4. Are there any other members in the existing technical team like other developers, BA, QA, DBA etc?
Roles mentioned are covered by members within the team.
5. In the context of ".... wide range of open and proprietary technologies", is there any particular tech being used or expected to be used?
See our "skills and experience" section in the published requirements.