Integration Development & Delivery Specialist

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Integration Development & Delivery Specialist
Interim Position

MPS 0006 3C0A / 1

Posted: 7th February 2023 10:25
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  • Pay Rate:

    £503.69 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Integration Development & Delivery Specialist   

Reference no: MPS 0006 3C0A / 1 

Pay rate £503.69 per day PAYE   

CTC Vetting required 

Hybrid working 

The Integration, Development & Delivery Specialist is a practical role to oversee development, delivery and service management of technical integration services. This ranges from providing consultancy to a project, advising on the approach and what is possible, to overseeing design, development, ongoing maintenance and support of new and existing services. The Integration, Development & Delivery Specialist will have expert knowledge of a wide variety of integration patterns, software development tools and lifecycle management, devops and service management. Evaluating integration options in the context of the business requirements, overseeing their conversion into practical designs, evaluating both functional and non-functional aspects of the service 

Key responsibilities: 


  • Create and maintain technology roadmaps, including upgrades, new technologies, retiring old technologies and transition planning to be presented at senior governance forums. 
  • Understand and document the current set of software and service assets, their product and release roadmaps and risks. 
  • Catalogue services and applications including critical dependencies, current and future service levels, business users, current and future DR plans 
  • Architecture Governance, governance and critical review of project artefacts. Internal TTP/IHST architecture artefacts to support internal projects (such as DR). Present as required to Technical Design Authority. 
  • Develop and manage processes to store, manage and control documentation stored in  Jira, confluence, box, sharepoint, and other documentation repositories. Develop a governance and review process for project and programme integrations. 
  • Scrutinise, evaluate and contribute to project and programme integrations, focusing on both non-functional as well as functional aspects. 
  • Work closely with the developers, devops engineers and support engineers to ensure successful delivery of integration and bespoke software from requirements to delivery. 
  • Advise on integration pattern and technologies, producing proposals where required. 
  • Develop and maintain capacity plans for the main TTP systems 

A career in Counter Terrorism Policing (CT Policing) is like no other. Every day offers a variety of exciting challenges and exceptional opportunities played out on a regional, national and international stage. Your skills could help protect the UK. With the ongoing terrorist threat, there has never been a more important time to be working alongside some of the best and brightest to help keep people safe. Counter Terrorism Policing is a collaboration of UK police forces working with the UK intelligence community to help protect the public and our national security by preventing, deterring and investigating terrorist activity. We do this by working in local to global partnerships, from policing teams on the beat and on the streets; supported by a national network of specialist officers and staff across the UK, to our investigators and expert advisors in every corner of the world. 

Uniquely the police service, and specifically the Counter Terrorism network contributes to all four Pillars of the governments National Counter Terrorism (CONTEST) strategy. The Counter Terrorism Policing headquarters, on behalf of government and the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), ensures that the CT network has the funding, capabilities and resources it needs to deliver CONTEST effectively and to keep people safe from terrorism. It does this through the provision of corporate services, as well as national operational tasking and coordination. It houses a number of unique national CT capabilities that support the entire network, as well as overseeing delivery of CT policing across the regions to ensure that it operates in a way that is both effective and efficient. Crucially CTPHQ represents CT policing’s interest within government and with wider stakeholders, ensuring that the policing contribution to CONTEST is both understood and appreciated. Hosted by the Metropolitan Police, Counter Terrorism Policing oversees the UK’s National Counter Terrorism Policing Network. 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • SFIA level 5 for IT 
  • Knowledge of bespoke software development in a non-outsourced, internally managed service delivery environment 
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of integration technologies, patterns and architectures, for example, synchronous vs asynchronous, batch vs real time, ETL vs ESB, Message Queueing, APIs, Blockchain 
  • Knowledge of open source platforms and infrastructure technologies, including Cloud, Openstack, Containers, Virtual Machines (mainly Linux), Red Hat Fuse, Red Hat, Openshift, nosql and sql databases 
  • Knowledge of Development and Devops tools: Java, Jira, Confluence, Jenkins 
  • Knowledge and experience Lean/Agile/Service Management frameworks 
  • Knowledge of mobile data technology 
  • Knowledge and experience of IT hardware and network technologies 
  • Understanding of scrum Agile delivery roles and responsibilities 
  • Experience of creating technology strategies  and roadmaps 
  • Experience of delivery of complex enterprise level software development projects in an open source technology environment 
  • Experience of working with an Agile software development, in a high velocity sprint scrum environment: behavioural and test driven development, sprint lifecycle and Agile release trains, continuous testing, continuous integration, points estimation 
  • Experience of presenting to stakeholders and senior managers and the ability to adapt their communication style according to the audience. Working relationships with in-house and supplier project managers, technical architects, test managers and service delivery personnel 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, ability to liaise with stakeholders of differing technical backgrounds to ensure the approach, issues, risks and recommendations are clearly explained 
  • Ability to design for Business Continuity, Reliability, Disaster Recovery and SLA compliant performance 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application. 

To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. CTC Clearance. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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