Requirement Engineer B - 16282

  • £ 393.75 - £ 393.75 per day
The Requirements Engineer is responsible for the development and maintenance of system requirements throughout the lifecycle. They apply best practice to ensure that the requirements meet the capability need and are explicit, quantified and testable. They ensure the impact of all project decisions is assessed against the requirements and focus is maintained on requirements during all development, testing and acceptance activities. Engage with sponsors, users, SMEs, and suppliers to ensure that system requirements are correctly elicited, captured, developed and managed through to capability delivery. Maintain traceability between the capability, user requirements, system requirements and the solution throughout the extended project lifecycle Develop and manage the Integrated Test, Evaluation and Acceptance Plan (ITEAP) to ensure that the solution meets the requirement. Manage the acceptance process understanding any deviation of the solution from the requirements and the impact of any non conformances. Support the process of requirements trading by understanding the trade space and ensuring user implications are considered during trade decisions Engage with SMEs and other functional roles (e.g. Requirements Manager, Project Manager, Safety Manager) to optimise the requirements management process for the project. 
Key Tasks: 
  • Engage with sponsors, users, SMEs, and suppliers to ensure that system requirements are correctly elicited, captured, developed and managed through to capability delivery. 
  • Maintain traceability between the capability, user requirements, system requirements and the solution throughout the extended project lifecycle Develop and manage the Integrated Test, Evaluation and Acceptance Plan (ITEAP) to ensure that the solution meets the requirement. 
  • Manage the acceptance process understanding any deviation of the solution from the requirements and the impact of any non-conformances. 
  • Support the process of requirements trading by understanding the trade space and ensuring user implications are considered during trade decisions Engage with SMEs and other functional roles (e.g. Requirements Manager, Project Manager, Safety Manager) to optimise the requirements management process for the project. 
  • An awareness of the MOD Acquisition Lifecycles, MOD Approval and Scrutiny Process, Cabinet Office and Treasury Approvals is required. 
  • This role may require travel and meetings within the UK
Minimum Requirements:
  1. IT Engineering background - L3/L4 qualification. 
  2. Agile -Foundation 
  3. Technical background 
  • ITIL V3 Foundation
  • APMP or equivalent
  • JFC Military experience
  • Agile experience
  • Big Data experience
  • AI and machine learning experience 
  • Looking for ex-services candidates ideally
  • MOD/ Central Gov't experience
CV Deadline: 12pm, Friday, 16th of August
Security Clearance: DV

IT System Administrator

  • £ 40000.00 - £ 45000.00 per annum
Your role:
You'll join a Secure Networks team, responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. You'll develop and maintain secure operating system builds, while providing 3rd line support.
Your Accountabilities:
  • Develop and maintain secure operating system builds.
  • Manage server estate ; Windows and Linux.
  • Install and test new/updated IT applications.
  • Interface with IP Network and Security Engineers to produce system designs.
  • Provide 3rd line support to Operations engineers
You will be experienced in:
  • Linux & Windows System Administration
  • VMWare System Administration
  • Endpoint protection management
  • Database admin - MS SQL, MySQL, Postgres
  • SAN / NAS Management
  • Support internal customers / systems.
  • Ability to gain and hold a high level of security clearance

Developer - 16802

  • £ 500.00 - £ 500.00 per day
We're looking for Developers of all experiences and backgrounds who can work across a range of projects. During the application process, we will take your skills and any preference you express on board and aim to match you to an appropriate project. GDS staff move between projects on need and request and as a result, you may be required to learn a new language. 
GOV.UK EU Exit - is the place to find government information and services. It's designed to make dealing with government simpler, clearer and faster. It's a microservices based architecture, primarily based upon Ruby on Rails, with elasticsearch, MongoDB, PostGres and a variety of other technologies. 
GOV.UK Verify is the new way to prove who you are online. It is a service based architecture, primarily based upon Java. 
GOV.UK Pay is a secure and easy way for government and public sector organisations to take payments online. Fully PCI-DSS compliant, this API-based platform is built using Java backend microservices and a Node.js presentation layer hosted using Docker and ECS in AWS
  • Have experience in back-end development, with detailed knowledge of ideally one of these programming languages: Ruby, Java, Python or Go
  • Understand software design principles
  • Research and learn new programming tools and techniques
  • Take a systematic approach to solving problems
  • Have experience of using testing to validate solutions
  • Understand agile environments and version control
  • Have a basic understanding about web security and accessibility
  • Have an awareness of technologies used for web applications, e.g databases, backups, CDNs and search, and of Unix-like operating systems, e.g. Linux and/or Mac OS
  • Have experience working on, or with web technologies
Security Clearance: BPSS
CV Deadline: 1pm 21th August 2019

Cyber Solution Architect

  • £ 55000.00 - £ 60000.00 per annum
What you will be doing:
  1. Design customer security solutions that meet the client requirements and our roadmap. Ensure all parties agree and understand the requirements and risks and that these are accurately and clearly documented. Create accurate and full cost solution designs by selecting and integrating technology and service components that satisfy requirements, are commercially viable, approved by stakeholders and are deliverable by VSS in agreed timeframes.
  2. Proactively manage the presales process with internal and external stakeholders. Create and deliver materials that support pre-sales activity including RFI & RFP responses, bids, presentations, cost models.
  3. Own technical relationships with customers, third parties & partners. Use relationships to increase VSS reputation and success including influencing & aligning customer and VSS technical strategy, identifying new opportunities, running technical workshops, trials and webinars
  4. Drive continuous technical improvement for customers, provide technical input that ensures project delivery, benefit realisation or value creation.
  5. Influence and deliver VSS services and roadmaps. Play a leading role in development of services including design, delivery, cost models, documentation, training.
You must have:
  1. Consulting & design skills. Experience designing, integrating and advising clients across complex transformations or programmes.
  2. Communication skills. Able to articulate, write and present complex matters in a high quality, clear and concise manner that business and technical audiences can easily understand.
  3. Relationship skills. Able to develop effective working relationships at various levels and work collaboratively with stakeholders with minimal direction.
  4. Security & market knowledge. Strong knowledge of security techniques and technologies including security monitoring, SIEM, Vulnerability Management, Threat Intelligence, Industrial Control Systems. Knowledge of IT frameworks and sources of good practice guidance (e.g. ISO 27001, ITIL, NCSC & NIST). Current experience of working with one of more of public sector, large enterprise, financial services, critical national infrastructure.
  5. Technical breadth. able to confidently develop solutions involving broad technology domains (e.g. security, fixed networking, mobile networking, cloud, IoT) with a particular focus on security monitoring

Cyber Security Architect

  • £ 55000.00 - £ 60000.00 per annum
Your Accountabilities:
  • Support Solution Consultants
  • Develop tools/processes to defend Vodafone and its customers from attacks
  • Research Threats and Vulnerabilities related to Vodafone and its systems
  • Provide 3rd line support to Cyber Engineering team.
About You:
  • Experience of working as an IT/Network/Security Architect, ideally in an telecoms/ISP environment
  • Understanding of research and analytical techniques
  • Report generation - Threat Intelligence, Forensics Analysis
  • Malware Analysis, Reverse-Engineering
  • Bespoke Tool Development
Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
Must be able to maintain DV security clearance

Engineering Manager L3 - TOF 272

  • £ 350.00 - £ 400.00 per day
The purpose of the Service Design Lead is to start with a set of new or changed business requirements and culminates with the development of a service solution. It will develop the Service Design Package: containing the steps for the build, test and deployment of new or changes services. Each requirement is analysed, documented and agreed, and a solution design is produced that is then compared with the strategies and constraints from Service Strategy to ensure that it conforms to corporate and IT policies. The design must ensure that this new or changed service is consistent with all other services, and that all other services that interface with, underpin or depend on the new or changed service are consistent with the new service.
SC Cleared
Occasional overseas travel to Australia/Canada/New Zealand/USA. Addressed as part of programme funding at Defence travel rates.

16934 - Public Law Lawyer

  • £ 34.23 - £ 34.23 per hour
Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Conducting a mixed work load of injunctions and other civil litigation which would include private and public law actions.
  • The post holder would need to be able to:
  • Work to deadlines
  • Draft witness statements
  • Liaise with clients
  • Give close attention to detail
  • Provide legal and policy advice to clients
  • Oversee the conduct of all files taking them through to settlement and or litigation when necessary
Outputs/Deliverables to be achieved:
  • Uses a process of analysis, planning, scheduling, prioritising, action, quality monitoring and review.
  • Takes responsibility for own work with substantial degree of autonomy but knowing when to consult and to delegate.
  • Gives early warning to those affected by changing priorities, including the Reporting Officer.
  • Displays an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases.
  • Has up-to-the minute case files readily available.
  • Displays an understanding of the context the client operates in.
Displays the professional attitude that client and company expect from a member of an organisation with a high reputation.
  • Adopts a style most likely to build an effective working relationship with the client.
  • Responds to reasonable client requests including agreeing achievable and realistic actions, timescales etc.
  • Acknowledges clients' concerns and works to alleviate these in a way that balances client and Agency needs.
  • Is alert to media interest which may have an impact on the reputation of the client and/or the Agency.
  • Helps other team members to meet tight deadlines to preserve department's reputation.
  • Display Civil Service Values, help other people, focus on customer service and look proactively for solutions.
  • Keeps abreast of legal developments and current thinking on related policy issues.
  • Uses training and other methods to refresh and improve their skills and knowledge.
Minimum Requirement:
  • Fully qualified solicitors or barristers or equivalent
    • Strong litigation experience
    • Needs to be able to be nimble and adapt to new areas of the law
    • Able to work unsupervised. 
Ideally public law litigation experience in central gov't.
Team - Constitutional and social care team - main client DWP, Cabinet Office, DexEU, DHSC might be working on all or some of those.
Security Clearance: BPSS
CV Deadline: 13/08 @ 12pm

16312 - Service Delivery Manager

  • £ 520.00 - £ 520.00 per day
Oversee and manage a team of Agile Delivery Managers. Providing guidance, mentoring and training in agile delivery across the team. Manage one or more agile projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team. Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning _ iterating frequently. Defining project needs and feeding these into the programme/portfolio process. Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories. Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team. Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team. Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production).Actively participating in the Delivery Manager community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice.
There are several technical artefacts that will be required in order to ensure that the I&O components, such as scheduling and listing and components in CTSC, are able to function effectively. The business programme is currently undergoing a scoping and prioritisation exercise, which will result in a change request for further funding and resource, but in order to support development and articulation of the technical scope and delivery model, the digital workstream needs to urgently appoint experienced delivery managers who will be able to define and design the technical elements of the projects. A business case for the approach, resources and funding to enable delivery of the solutions will be prepared and this will provide the financial cover for both the programme and technical team. These resources are however urgently required in order to put in place the plans, structure and initial requirements cannot wait until the business case and funding are approved and in place. We are therefore seeking to recruit an experienced delivery managers to create the technical artefacts that will be required

Security Clearance: BPSS/ DBS 
CV Deadline: 13/08 @14:00 
IR35: Outside IR35 

Bid Manager

  • £ 45000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
With a key focus on helping to win more strategic long-term work in our core sectors, we seek an experienced Bid Manager to be based in Stockport or Manchester. The successful candidate will support our Utilities and Rail sectors in managing bids or proposal opportunities from qualification to contract award. They will be responsible for proposal planning, proposal development, organising reviews and approvals of the proposed offer and content, ensuring timely delivery of the proposal, and engaging with the customer and internal stakeholders during the proposal development (bidding) stage. They will lead multi-disciplinary teams in preparing proposals, including technical, management, contract, pricing, and other customer required deliverables. They will ensure our offer is compliant and responsive.
A key part of the role will be effective liaison with Sector Directors, Opportunity/Capture Managers, Account Managers, subject matter experts, and our bid team members.
  • Detailed knowledge and significant experience of independently managing medium and/or high complexity bids, advising and supervising others, and adapting your approach to meet the complexity of the bid.
  • Requirements management, i.e. capturing the clients needs to develop a schedule of requirements
  • Planning, i.e. the ability to define the fundamental requirements of a bid, e.g. its scope, deliverables, timescales, resource requirements and budget.
  • Scheduling, i.e. the ability to develop, produce and maintain schedules of activities that consider dependencies, resource requirements and constraints to realise the efficient delivery of a bid.
  • Resource management, i.e. the ability to identify, profile and secure the resources required to deliver a bid.
  • Resource allocation, i.e. the ability to allocate bid management resources between bids in order to optimise our return on investment.
  • Risk and issue management, i.e. the ability to methodically identify, monitor and plan how to mitigate/respond to risks and issues, and implement the responses.
  • Quality management, i.e. the ability to plan, develop, maintain and apply quality management processes to ensure the target quality of a bid is achieved.
  • Knowledge management, i.e. the ability to identify, share and promote best practices and lessons learned towards creating an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Practical experience of complying with governance requirements at various bid stage gates.
  • Detailed knowledge and significant experience of using MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to compile, summarise and clearly present large amounts of information.
  • Strong data analysis skills.
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Operations Manager - 16863

  • £ 300.00 - £ 300.00 per day
One of the highest priorities for the Civil Service is improving commercial capability across Government, a priority being driven by the Commercial Capability Programme (CCP). 

Phase one of the Commercial Capability Programme (CCP) has been to setup the Government Commercial Organisation (GCO) that recruits, retains, develops and grows senior commercial talent, helping to drive commercial best practice and improved commercial outcomes. 

Phase two of the CCP aims to expand the improvement of commercial capability across three new populations across government; (1) Commercial Leads (Grade 7s) in Central Government Departments; (2) Wider Government Bodies; (3) Contract Managers. 

The business operations team sits at the heart of the Commercial Capability Programme, providing operational support across both phases enabling the internal team and its frontline services. 

As the Business Operations department grows it is necessary to review the current structure, with this in mind the Operations Manager role will be expanding and requiring different capabilities and a more senior person to look after a wider remit. 
To help maintain and grow this standard, we’re seeking an experienced operations manager to oversee daily activities. An ideal candidate, will have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple staff, and looking after a variety of training programmes. Highly skilled in decision making, effective communication with peers and senior staff, highly organised, building and sustaining relationships with customers and able to manage and develop staff. Additionally, display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within the team. The ultimate responsibility is to maintain and increase our operational efficiency and quality standards in Business Operations. 

• Maintain constant communication with management, staff, and customers to ensure proper delivery of the ADC – CMTA and Commercial, 
• Implementation, review and manage the L&D delivery programmes. 
• Review and maintain quality assurance protocols 
• Grow the efficiency of existing organisational processes and procedures to enhance and sustain the organisation’s internal capacity 
• Actively pursue strategic and operational objectives 
• Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined budget 
• Track staffing requirements, hiring new employees as needed 
• Ensuring invoices are review and signed off in a timely way 
• Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment, including setup and implementation of career development plans for all direct reports and problem resolution 
• Partner with cross-functional support teams in improving the customer experience tools and systems 
• Day to day link with venue and ensure the relationship is sustained to meet the expected standards 

The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. In the role, you will be expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the Job Holder. 
Civil Service expected behaviours for role: 
• Making effective decisions 
• Delivering at pace 
• Managing s quality service 
• Changing and Improving 
• Experience of working in a business operations management role 
• Excellent organisation skills 
• Excellent communication skills when dealing with internal and external customers 
• Project support/management skills 
• Excellent IT skills 
• People management skills 
• Working within a L&D department

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