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Systems and Data Strategy Data Architecture Support Services
Ref No.: 16-01947
Location: Miami, Florida
Start Date: 07/22/2016

Qualification Requirements for the SDS DA Contractor.

A. Minimum Experience.

Bachelor's Degree

Demonstrated understanding, expertise, and ( "in production”) implementation of DA standards and principles contained in an industry-recognized EA framework (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, DoDAF)

Demonstrated experience leading data conversion initiatives in complex organizations

Possesses a minimum of seven (7) years' professional experience performing activities directly related to DA

Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, SharePoint, and Visio

Proficient in the use of data modeling tools and techniques

Verifiable communication (verbal and written), leadership, analytical, and decision-making skills interacting with high level leadership (e.g. CIO) to functional and technical staff-level positions


B. Preferred Experience.

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related Engineering Field

Master's Degree in Computer Science or related Engineering Field

Active EA or equivalent certification, and/or equivalent experience (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman)

Possesses expert-level skills in the development and maintenance of DA artifacts and catalogs in accordance with an industry-recognized EA framework

Demonstrated experience supporting technology activities for an ERP implementation or a similarly-sized transformative technology project

Experience with financial ERP applications

Experience working with State agencies or other state governments similar in size in terms of annual budget and full-time equivalent (FTE) employee count

Experience with architecting data warehouse and data mart solutions

Experience with architecting business intelligence solutions

Software engineering experience using service-oriented architecture (SOA) including developing and maintaining data services




Responses shall be a single PDF document that includes:

A. Introductory Letter and Letter of Commitment. The letter(s) shall include:

An executive summary that demonstrates the candidate's previous experience with managing ERP and/or technology projects;

The length of time the Response is valid, which shall be no less than 180 days; and

The STC name and number.

A certification statement that the company is not on the Scrutinized Companies list referenced in Section 8.E.


B. Candidate Information (limited to 2 pages per candidate). For each proposed candidate (no more than two) the following information shall be supplied:





· Why his/her experience and qualifications separate them from other Respondents;

Confirmation that the candidate can provide the services described in the SOW (Section 4);

Confirmation that the candidate will provide the deliverables as specified in the Deliverable Acceptance Criteria (Section 5); and

Confirmation that the candidate will be available to perform services on site during normal business hours, Monday through Friday.



Attachment 2 – Resume/References. The Resume/References shall:

Include a detailed and accurate resume of the proposed candidate's experience and qualifications

(limited to 3 pages per candidate);

Include three (3) references for each candidate being proposed, that are relevant to the requirements of this RFQ (no page limit).


Resumes and references will not become part of the Contract. The Department reserves the right to contact references or previous employers.

E. Attachment 3 – Skills Matrix. The Skills Matrix shall:

Be completed based upon the candidate's skills as they relate to the qualifications in this RFQ; and

Be completed in its entirety.


Responses will not be considered if the entire matrix of skills is not completed and included in the Response.