SharePoint Lead Developer (D)

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2021
Specialist role
Summary of the work
Required to manage a technical design & delivery team. Leading a SharePoint solution development and implementation, providing technical design, system and architectural prototyping, and component development including migration of the Client's existing dataset from their current SharePoint 2010 environment to the new SharePoint 2019 environment, responsible for the migration strategy
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months -End March 2022 (With an option for a 6 month extension)
West Midlands
Organisation the work is for
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will be a key member of the System Operating Authority, overseeing the integration of a bespoke network. You will work with the delivery organisation, DE&S, on a daily basis.
What the specialist will work on
•Conducting detailed design of technical solutions.•Building SharePoint site templates from wireframes. •Deployment of 3rd party web parts, development of site provisioning engine using PowerShell.•Producing technical implementation plans.•Producing documentation including Low level Designs, Deployment Guides, Work Instructions and Knowledge Articles.Full ToR to be supplied upon contract award.
Address where the work will take place
Location in West Midlands (HR4) to be advised to successful applicant.
Working arrangements
40hrs/week (over 5 days) in person at site.Health & Safety Risks Relevant to the role:•Occasional lone working.•Occasional work in a noisy environment (server rooms).•Work must be undertaken on the customer site so there are potential COVID exposure risks.•Worker will be required to undertake COVID lateral flow tests routinely throughout the duration of the contract and comply with COVID HSW precautions.
Security clearance
MOD DV clearance on Day 1 of Appointment. Must be a Sole UK National (not dual-national)
Additional terms and conditions
In the event that the post is vacated the Supplier shall ensure that it is filled within one week by a candidate who meets the criteria of this competition with prior approval of the Buyer.The Supplier and their representatives shall abide by:DEFCON 5J(Edn 18/11/16)-Unique IdentifiersDEFCON 76(Edn 06/21)-Contractor’s Personnel at Government SitesDEFCON 501(Edn 10/21)-Definitions and InterpretationsDEFCON 522(Edn 11/17)-Payment and Recovery of Sums DueDEFCON 658(Edn 09/21)-CyberDEFCON 659A(Edn 09/21)-Security MeasuresDEFCON 660(Edn 12/15)-Official-Sensitive Security RequirementsDEFCON 703(Edn 06/21)-Intellectual Property Rights - Vesting in the Authority.
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. -Work history and skills.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 5% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of administrating SharePoint 2019
  • Experience of migrating SharePoint using tools such as Metalogix Content Matrix by Quest
  • Experience of implementing and supporting IT solutions based on SharePoint 2010, 2013 or 2016
  • Understanding of the use of Desired State Configuration (DSC) to define and control the infrastructure and environment of the Client's SharePoint 2019 farms
  • Knowledge or experience of using code repository such as Git
  • Experience of both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Experience of working in an ITIL environment
  • Able to produce a high standard of technical and instructional documentation, such as High and Low-Level Designs, implementation plans and support documentation
  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written
  • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
  • Ability to organise and plan work independently
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities
  • Development of the migration strategy crucial in the movement of the Client's existing working dataset into the new SharePoint 2019 environment using the appropriate migration tooling (Metalogix, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Significant expert experience (minimum 3-5 years) (continued below)
  • Implementing and supporting PowerShell, PowerShell Cmdlets, Functions and Modules, JavaScript, CSS, HTML and HTML 5 scripts on non-internet-connected secure systems in a UK Defence setting

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2021

SharePoint Lead Developer (D)

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2021

Specialist role:



West Midlands



Maximum day rate:


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