CCT 766 – GEO Data Manager

Closing date for applications: 26/07/2019
Specialist role
Service manager
Summary of the work
A specialist geo data manager to configure geographical information services on application hosting environments in support of C4ISR applications with a dependency on mapping and imagery products and services.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
12 months, with option to extend for a further 6 months
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence - Information Systems and Services (ISS)
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Civilian, Military and contractors within the MOD and wider Defence industry.
What the specialist will work on
Work with users to define services or products required from the Defence Geographic Centre (DGC) or other sources for use on the Operational Enterprise Service Bus Hosting Environment (OEHE) by hosted ESRI ARC GIS servers. Submitting requests for data sets. Work with the Design Authority to understand system architecture and support configuration of geo related components. Assist with on-boarding geo data. Configure geo data and services to provide operationally focussed services to dependent C4ISR applications. Liaise with users on requirements for publishing maps in terms of scales/layers/area of interest. Provide input to geo working groups.
Address where the work will take place
MOD Corsham, Westwells Road, Corsham, SN13 9NR. Work will take place at two separate sites within Corsham (Mustang Building and Building 405) Additional travel to various MOD premises and Industry partner locations in the UK.
Working arrangements
Most work will be undertaken at MoD Corsham and the successful candidate will work from this location between 4 and 5 days per week. The working day is 8 hours to include 30 minutes for lunch. Some work will be conducted at other MOD and industry partner sites in the UK. Opportunities for occasional home working are at the discretion of the hiring manager. This individual will report to the C2I2 Programme Manager in ASDT.
Security clearance
DV clearance must be in place prior to the contract starting due to the projects the individual is required to work with.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers – 15% Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions – 15% Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes – 15% Take responsibility for their work – 15% Share knowledge and experience with other team members – 10% Challenge the status quo – 10% Be comfortable standing up for their discipline – 10% Can work with clients with low technical expertise – 10%
Assessment methods
Work history Interview
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of managing and configuring ESRI ARC GIS products and data/services provided by DGC – 15%
  • Experience of providing geo support in the use of operational systems – 15%
  • Knowledge of the various application specific requirements for mapping in different projections, formats and standards – 10%
  • Knowledge of geospatial concepts and terminology (projection types, coordinate systems etc) – 10%
  • Competence in the use and relevance of ArcGIS products such as Arc Manager and Geometry Service – 10%
  • Familiarity with REST WMS services – 10%
  • Knowledge of materials issued by DGC and the typical folder layout of rasters/tiles embedded therein – 10%
  • Familiarity with setup and support of ArcGIS bespoke applications that use either the JavaScript SDK and/or Flex viewer – 10%
  • Competence in publishing maps via ArcMAP tool and the use or construction of GEO databases via raster catalogue methodology (mosaic will not be available) – 10%
  • Demonstrate compliance with the controls required for a Cyber Risk profile assessed as "Low" - THIS IS A PASS/FAIL. Suppliers who do not meet this criteria will be sifted out
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of working with C4ISR or related applications 15%
  • Experience of dealing with remote groups of stakeholders and managing expectations and communications between disparate groups 15%
  • Excellent communication skills 15%
  • Proven organisational ability 15%
  • Experience working within a Defence related environment 15%
  • Experience liaising with industry partners 15%
  • Ability to gather, analyse and present accurate, consistent messages to governance boards 10%

Closing date for applications: 26/07/2019

CCT 766 – GEO Data Manager

Closing date for applications: 26/07/2019

Specialist role:

Service manager


South West England


Ministry of Defence - Information Systems and Services (ISS)

Maximum day rate:


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