Awarded to Lucid Support Services Ltd

Start date: Friday 21 June 2019
Value: £75,000
Company size: SME

Google Cloud Engineer

7 Incomplete applications

5 SME, 2 large

3 Completed applications

3 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Friday 7 June 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 11 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 14 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Data engineer
Summary of the work
To act as the Cloud SME within the team, to gather and document requirements, own the design (HLD/LLD), implementation and delivery lifecycle. G-suite administration, implementation and support. Assist in training to other team members to bring them up to speed. Strong and demonstrable Google Cloud Knowledge and experience.
Latest start date
Monday 24 June 2019
Expected contract length
6 months
Organisation the work is for
Maximum day rate
Guide £300 to £500 dependant on experience.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Project Managers, Security Architects and Engineers.
What the specialist will work on
Work alongside a team of Project Managers, Security Architects and Engineers to help build a full production environment. Utilising Google Cloud Platform products and other tools to support data sets/streams, a comprehensive Google skill set is essential, alongside experience
working within an Agile framework. Good experience with DevOps, Big Data/Data analytics and automation. Understanding of infrastructure as code technologies and Automation (Terraform, Chef, Ansible,etc.). Experience working within a highly regulated environment. Understanding and awareness of Risk, Vulnerabilities, Mitigation.
Google Cloud certification, ideally Professional Cloud Architect. Good stakeholder management and ablility to present at senior level.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
DCMS, 100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ
Working arrangements
Security clearance
SC Clearance mandatory.

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
  • Strong Google Cloud knowledge and significant experience (Demonstrable)
  • Understanding of Cloud Security and Google Security tools (Demonstrable)
  • Hands on development of the GCP platform (Demonstrable)
  • Feed into the platform design process
  • G Suite administration, implementation & support
  • Document Designs HLD/LLD, Guides, Assessments as required
  • Excellent Stakeholder Management with ability to explain to non-technical staff
  • Good experience with DevOps, Big Data/Data analytics and automation
  • Understanding of infrastructure as code technologies and Automation (Terraform, Chef, Ansible etc.)
  • Understanding of Agile Methodology
  • Understanding and awareness of Risk, Vulnerabilities, Mitigation
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Will you sponsor SC Clearance ?
SC clearance is a mandatory requirement for this role.
2. Is there any flexibility on rate? The rate seems low for that skillset
The guide has been set to take into account level of experience and skill.
3. Please can you confirm if the role is inside/outside IR35?
This is a discreet role is to help support the delivery of cloud platform services to DCMS and all tax queries are the responsiblity of the named sponsor.
4. Can the Authority confirm if an incumbent is currently in this role and they will be eligible to apply ?
There is no current incumbent.
5. May I know when the shortlisted candidate's interview is expected?
Open for applications until Friday 14 June 2019 - 11:59pm GMT. Successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.