REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
NATIONAL CONSULTANT – INTEGRATION ARCHITECT
REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA
Modernization of Government Services Project
Project ID No. P148537
Reference No.: MD-EGA-204111-CS-INDV
The Republic of Moldova has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Modernization of Government Services Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services.
The objective of the assignment is to perform integration activities related to e-government platform for data exchange and interoperability.
The e-Governance Agency now invites individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing the services.
Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions) and meet the following qualification requirements:
University degree in areas such as computer sciences, engineering or telecommunications, or related fields.
At least 2 years of Information Technology experience.
Good knowledge of interoperability-related technologies: protocols such as HTTP(S), SMTP, FTP(S), etc.; XML, JSON, CSV, SQL languages/formats and related-standards, such as XSD, XPath, XQuery, etc.; SOAP/WS-* and REST/WSDL services, etc.
Proven experience with implementing standard-based web-services using mainstream technology platforms, such as Java or .NET.
Proven experience with data/database modeling and optimizations.
Good knowledge of SOA paradigm, Enterprise Integration Patterns (EIP) and event-driven architecture (EDA).
Ability to effectively communicate and write in Romanian and English. Communication in Russian is an advantage.
Experience in implementing complex IT systems.
Good knowledge of UML/CASE tools.
Knowledge of security standards related to data exchange and interoperability.
Working knowledge of business process management or workflow technologies and BPEL.
Knowledge of virtualization and network technologies.
Familiarity with several open source and commercial interoperability platforms.
Ability to work effectively under established deadlines and in challenging circumstances.
Experience working in large organizations with cross-departmental teams.
The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers, dated January 2011, revised July 2014 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.
A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Individual Consultant (IC) method set out in the Consultant Guidelines.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours, i.e. 09:00 to 17:00 local time.
Time Frame: This is a full-time assignment expected to commence in December 2020 with a six-month trial period. The initial contract will be signed for 12 months, the contract and can be extended subject to further positive evaluation of performance and the same fee rate.
For further details, please see the Terms of Reference, https://bit.ly/391fL4Q
Interested qualified candidates should submit their letters of intent and CVs with the mark IC –Integration Architect by December 4, 2020 COB to the address below:
E-Governance Agency of the Republic of Moldova
Attn: Ion Barbarasa, Procurement Specialist
MD-2012, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova,
42B, A. Puskin str.,
Phone: (+373 22) 820-021
Mob +373 68497071