Defence Digital SDO SCIDA Engineer (South West)(DM)

Closing date for applications: 30/06/2020
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Assessment of IT and physical infrastructure, across multiple defence sites, ensuring compliance with JSP 604 and JSP 440. Supporting change requests ensuring installations are to standard following MoD processes.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
fixed expiry of 31st March 2021
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence, Defence Digital
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will primarily report to the Defence Digital SCIDA Project team but will be supported by the regional Def Sites team in which they are based.
What the specialist will work on
Delivery of the SCIDA function and its outputs in line with JSP 604 guidelines and Defence Digital processes – Completion of Service Level 1 and Service Level 2 SCIDA audits. Completion of ECR (Engineering Change Requests) at stages 3 and 5 delivery. Completion of site infrastructure baselining.
Address where the work will take place
The role will be responsible for providing SCIDA services at Defence sites in Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall.
Working arrangements
The work will be delivered from multiple sites within the defined geographical area. The specialist will work directly to the Defence Digital SCIDA Project team and be supported by the Def Sites team where they are based. In undertaking the Services, the specialist will comply with Defence Digital SCIDA processes and ways of working. Travel and Subsistence will be paid on an actuals basis and aligned to MOD Policy.
Security clearance
SC clearance is required at commencement and for the duration of the engagement.
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work as a team with MoD -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions -Take responsibility for their work -Share knowledge and experience with team -Be comfortable standing up for discipline
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 5% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • A SCIDA qualification or evidence of two years employment as a SCIDA within the last five years
  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge of Service Validation and Acceptance of ICT services
  • Experience delivering ICT Systems into complex environments and with other teams (e.g. Networks)
  • Provide evidence and examples of successful delivery of SCIDA services for complex ICT projects within challenging multi-stakeholder environments
  • Knowledge of security architecture required in compartmented certified environments; including policies and constraints associated with ICT Systems and working knowledge and evidence of using MoD JSP's 440 and 604
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Evidence of appropriate Project Management training in a relevant field, (e.g. APM, Prince2, MSP etc)
  • Knowledge and Experience of Office 365 software
  • Experience of Change Control processes including delivery of significant changes to ICT Systems
  • Evidence of IET Electrical Wiring Regulations training
  • Experience of working on ICT Systems in compartmented certified environments. Demonstrable experience in classified domains and Defence Community
  • Proven experience working in ICT Transition Planning and Support environments. Evidence of ability to develop/maintain plans for migration of ICT Systems and undertake formal quality reviews of technical/documentation
  • Experience of IT Service Management tooling Remedy

Closing date for applications: 30/06/2020

Defence Digital SDO SCIDA Engineer (South West)(DM)

Closing date for applications: 30/06/2020

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


South West England


Ministry of Defence, Defence Digital

Maximum day rate:


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