DVLA, ITS – It Operations and Service Transition Team (IT OST)

Provision of an APP V Specialist

Incomplete applications

6
Incomplete applications
6 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

12
Completed applications
11 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 17 June 2019
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 24 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work For the Windows10/Office Upgrade Project by 31/01/2020
- Package and delivery via APP-v and SCCM of all required DVLA applications
- Testing, defect management, project reporting for all applications
- Documentation and build scripts to support all applications
- Knowledge transfer/training to DVLA support staff to allow transition into support
Latest start date Monday 29 July 2019
Expected contract length 6 Months (+ 6 Months)
Location Wales
Organisation the work is for DVLA, ITS – It Operations and Service Transition Team (IT OST)
Maximum day rate Max £750 day rate (exclusive of VAT and inclusive of any T&S)

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Specialist will work directly with the End User Compute project team responsible for all elements of the new Windows 10/Office Desktop.
What the specialist will work on The End User Compute team in ITOST have a requirement for a skilled APP-V developer/engineer to deliver the Windows 10 and Office upgrade projects. DVLA has over 300 Applications that need re-platform and testing to support a new Enterprise operating system and software landscape.

The specialist will be required to develop and package all software that will be deployed onto the new Windows 10/Office desktop platform.
To be responsible for APP-V Sequences, development and documentation and testing services as well as SCCM deployment, configuration and bespoke application packages. Ownership and development across all software layers.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place DVLA, Morriston, Swansea
Working arrangements 5 days per week
Security clearance Due to the nature of the content and configuration to be worked on, SC Clearance is a requirement.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions We currently see this role as sitting outside of IR35, as the candidates would not hold a fixed office position and will not have direct day-to-day direction or supervision.

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
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience working with APP-V 5.x / 4.6 and SCCM 2012
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience working with MSI packaging
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience working with Power Shell
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience working with Active Directory / Group Policy
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience working with Windows 10 / Windows 7
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience of SCCM 2007
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience of Service Now
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience of Windows Server
  • Have demonstrable evidence and experience of PKI

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 10
Cultural fit criteria
  • Provide an example of supporting enablement of in-house subject matter expertise, engaging with staff and creating an environment of knowledge sharing.
  • Provide 1 or more examples of communication and influencing skills.
  • Provide an example of being able to form effective relationships with people of all seniorities and job types.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Will you support SC clearance for the successful candidate? Due to the delivery timescale/criticality of this project DVLA require a specialist that can achieve SC clearance prior to expected start date.
2. Can you confirm if there is currently an incumbent in this role? DVLA can confirm there is no incumbent delivering the full scope of this requirement.