Awarded to Capgemini UK Plc

Start date: Monday 8 July 2019
Value: £18,000
Company size: SME
Chelmsford City Council

CRM Test Automation Developer and Implementation Specialist

14 Incomplete applications

13 SME, 1 large

9 Completed applications

8 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Wednesday 5 June 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 12 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
Work within a scrum team

Implement framework for automated testing of Dynamics 365 Forms and Dynamics Portal Forms.

Specialist needs to be comfortable setting up the framework independently, previous experience of doing this will be required.

Required technologies: BrowserStack, Selenium, C# and Azure DevOps.

Handover process to in-house staff
Latest start date
Monday 15 July 2019
Expected contract length
6 weeks
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Chelmsford City Council
Maximum day rate
Market Rates

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will work within a small scrum team who are developing MS Dynamics 365.
What the specialist will work on
Implement a framework for automated testing of Dynamics 365 Forms and Dynamics Portal Forms. Using technologies such as BrowserStack, Selenium, C# and Azure DevOps.

Handover and up skill in house staff

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
The specialist will work in Chelmsford, Essex.
Working arrangements
The role is to initiate test automation and to upskill/handover to an existing predominantly manual tester.
Security clearance

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
  • BrowserStack
  • Selenium
  • C#
  • Azure DevOps
  • Visual Studio
  • JavaScript
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Happy to work in Agile Scrum environment
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Be comfortable working independently
  • Be accountable for delivery of work
  • Happy to work with a team with limited skills in automation development
  • Be confident to make decisions
  • Is happy to implement processes from a starting point
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the IR35 status?
This post is outside IR35
2. Is there a current incumbent?
No. It is very important that the specialist understand that they will be responsible for setting up our Test Automation framework from scratch.
3. May I know the tentative shortlisting and interview date?
Interviews will be telephone only and on either of the below dates.

Monday 24th June 11.00-14.00
Thursday 27th June 11.00-14.00
4. When and how can the CV of the candidate be sent?
We will request CVs after we have reviewed and selected our top 5 specialists for interview. You will provide the key information of your one selected specialist by responding to this process
5. "Market rates," as quoted, can be different depending on the seniority / expertise of different candidates. Please can you be more specific.
Understood. It is imperative that we find the right skills and fit for the position. We are not wish to limit the scope of applications at this stage.
6. Is this contract duration fixed at 6 weeks or options to extend? If yes, is there any limit on extensions?
It is unlikely to extend however a view will be taken at the mid-point.
7. Is the scope limited to automating tests for the UI/forms or wider test automation, such as integration testing?
Great question! Limited to automating tests for the UI/forms