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NLEDP 131 - Senior Data Architecture Support

Incomplete applications

13
Incomplete applications
12 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

19
Completed applications
18 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 21 May 2019
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 28 May 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Data architect
Summary of the work Provide data modelling and architecture support and SME consultancy to the NLEDP Data Work stream, Requirements Work stream, and Architects Work stream.
Latest start date Monday 1 July 2019
Expected contract length 2 years
Location London
Organisation the work is for Home Office
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The work will be within the programme Data Work stream and will have close liaison with the Requirements and Solution Architecture work streams.
What the specialist will work on Data modelling, architecture, assurance.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Bernard Wetherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon CR0 1EA
Working arrangements Generally, on-site with the team as the work requires close engagement with colleagues; occasional working from home acceptable.
Security clearance CV; NPPV3

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
  • Experience of producing class, logical and physical data models
  • JSON schemas, including GeoJSON.
  • Understanding of relational databases, structure and design
  • Ability to communication with development teams (ability to socialise and communicate the model in an effective way, assess priorities)
  • Experience in data-related business analysis
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Ideally experience of using Sparx Enterprise Architect – any equivalent modelling tool acceptable
  • Experience of OpenAPI/Swagger preferable
  • PostgreSQL including PostGIS
  • Elasticsearch
  • Graph database technology

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • • Transparent, collaborative and evidence-based approach to making decisions and recommendations.
  • Challenge assumptions but remain willing to compromise when it is beneficial to progress.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Security clearance SC
2. What is the day rate available here? The maximum day rate is £900
3. Please confirm if there is an incumbent and will they be applying too? Is NPPV3 mandatory to apply or will HO sponsor? Do they need NPPV3 in place to start? NPPV3 takes longer than SC, in that case do they have to wait to get NPPV3 to make a start? There is an incumbent but they will be leaving the programme.
4. Is there a current incumbent? There is an incumbent but they will be leaving the programme.
5. Can you clarify what clearances are required? SC and NPPV3; the latter can be applied for once the successful applicant has started on the programme.
6. Can the authority confirm if an incumbent is currently occupying this role, and if they will be invited to re-apply? There is an incumbent but they will be leaving the programme.
7. Can you please confirm Security Clearance needed – whether it is Security Check or NPPV3 as stated in posting. SC and NPPV3; the latter can be applied for once the successful applicant has started on the programme.
8. The requirement suggests NPPV3 clearance is required for this opportunity however, in the supplier section it states SC is required. Can you please confirm what clearance is required for this post? SC and NPPV3; the latter can be applied for once the successful applicant has started on the programme.
9. Hi is there a current incumbent in this role? There is an incumbent but they will be leaving the programme.
10. would the HO be willing to SC? The Home Office would be willing to sponsor the successful candidate's SC clearance
11. Does the SC clearance need to be current and in place before starting, or are you willing to put the candidate through the SC process? No, the SC clearance does not need to be current and in place before starting.
The Home Office is willing to sponsor the successful candidate's SC clearance
12. Can the Authority please confirm if this role is assessed as being inside or outside of IR35? Please note that this role has been initially assessed as being outside of scope of IR35. The IR35 status will checked again at the point of contract award.