Foundation Scientific Software Engineer (A2ZD22265)
at Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), London

Location: London

Salary: Daily Rate: Up to £650 Ltd

Job Type: Contract

Industry: Government

Job Title: Software Engineer – Interfaces
CV Submission Deadline: 17/03/2020 @12.00
Location: London
Duration: 6 Months
Daily Rate: Up to £650 Ltd
Security Clearance: SC
IR35 IN/OUT Scope: Out of Scope


Key Tasks and Deliverables:

The Interfaces Engineer role works with others to specify and develop technical requirements and implement the technical designs.

Provides technical expertise into delivery requirements; Develop, validate and review conceptual, logical and physical designs; Manage the architectural aspects of the target design, policies and standards, working pro-actively to achieve stable, viable designs.

Development/Implementation of System Interfaces for Oracle SaaS from/to third party systems being implemented.

Core Skills


  • Oracle Integration Cloud (minimum 1 year experience).
  • Oracle ERP, HCM & Payroll integration delivery using Oracle Integration Cloud
  • Linux/Windows
  • Jenkins, GIT, SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, XSLT, SOAPUI, Postman, Cur


  • Oracle SOA tools
  • Oracle VBCS
  • Oracle Process Cloud
  • Tomcat, Weblogic, Apache
  • JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • Change/Release Process

Experience Required:

  • 5 years Development Experience
  • 2 years Oracle Cloud Experience (inc. Oracle Fusion)
  • 5+ years’ experience of system interfaces (predominantly on a PaaS Cloud)
  • In depth knowledge of systems integration best practices and common architectural patterns.
  • Hands-on with development & unit testing of integration components & web services (SOAP/REST) using OIC.
  • Written and Verbal Skills
  • Teamwork and Collaboration Skills
  • Deep understanding of Technologies
  • Definition, implementation and execution of the processes to ensure conformance to the FCO Architecture
  • Security design skills

Own Equipment

The client will be providing the infrastructure required to support the deliverables for the duration of the contract – as security restrictions dictate that only FCO Approved devices can be attached to the network

Deliverables / Work Package

Target Deliverables / outcomes

Q1-2020  Contribute to Technology Architecture

 Contribute to Reference Standards (including tooling)

Q2-2020  Implement Phase 1 Interfaces v1.0

 Contribute to the Delivery of the Proof of Concept

Q3-2020  R0 Delivered

 Implement Phase 2 Interfaces v1.0

 Completion of Interfaces on OCI “Generation 2”

 Build and Test Phase Complete


 Document / Deliverable, drafted, reviewed, approved and issued.

 Build and embed capability and methodology within the Programme Team.

 Build capability and capacity using External Suppliers / Partners

Provide data / analytics / assessment information for use across the Programme

Provide software / tools for use by the Programme

 Achieve completion of a key Programme milestone

End user impact

[Ln] Signoff level required

[Ln  Ln] Signoff levels required in sequence