Tendr: Provision of Software Development for the New Intranet Project on a Call-off Basis
Contracting Authority: CTBTO – Preparatory Commission for the comprehensive nuclear-test-ban treaty organization, Vienna AT
150 Man Days / within 12 months
Deadline March 22
Scope of Work: The Commission seeks to engage a Contractor to provide software development services for the implementation of new features in its Intranet website on a call-off basis. The Commission estimates that a maximum of 150 person-days may be called-off for software development services during the initial contractual period of 12 months with the possibility of up to two optional extensions for the same quantity of person-days. It should be noted that the Commission reserves the right to call less or no person-days at its own discretion.
CTBTO servers will host test and production environments, configured according to the specifications below:
Middleware PHP 7.2+
Database MariaDB 5.x
Operating System Redhat Linux 7.x
Web Server Apache 2.x
Drupal version 8.8
Design and development of new features or enhancements to existing features: The work involves the following main activities: Defining requirements in accordance with IMS/NSS engineering practices or reviewing and refining existing requirements specifications. The outcome of this step would be a requirements document, forming the basis for further planning the work; Scheduling of the deliverables and estimating the effort to execute the work; Software analysis, design, coding and testing; Development of acceptance test plans; Delivery, acceptance support and implementation support of each deliverable; Delivery of the documentation, typically consisting of Software Design Description, Software User Manual, Software Installation Manual, and Software Administration Manual. The above activities shall be executed in an iterative fashion in accordance with the agile software development methodology Scrum
Requirements for the vendors: Required – a minimum of three (3) years of experience in the development and maintenance of Intranet/Internet websites; Required – a minimum of three (3) years of experience in International Organizations or Corporations;
Requirements for the personnel: Following an Agile approach, based on Scrum as a framework, the team should be cross-functional and composed by people having the skills below. The team shall also have the active presence of a Scrum Master:
Location of Performance: The work shall be executed remotely at the Contractor’s premises. The Contractor is only expected to perform the work on-site at CTBTO headquarters, in Vienna, Austria, when deemed necessary and requested by the Commission. The Contractor shall include in their proposal the cost of travel and lodging for the on-site days. On-site work will be limited to four (4) visits of up to 5 person-days each, in each period of twelve (12) months.