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Collaboration Specialist - AV / Cisco Video Conferencing / #




Communication Collaboration Specialist - AV / Cisco Video Conferencing - Crestron API's - #Programming

Permanent - Excellent package

Global financial services client is looking for a Collaboration Specialist to who will be the key technical engineer supporting Audio Visual and Video conferencing within the organisation. You should have demonstrable experience of working in a large global organisation and have specific support and implementation experience.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leading the video conference estate
  • Enhancements to that estate
  • Integration of different AV and video systems through the use of modern APIs
  • Capacity planning and the management and monitoring of the estate

Key skills required:

  • Crestron APIs especially Simple# programming
  • Cisco video conferencing equipment and systems – Codecs, TMS, CMS, CUCM and Expressway servers
  • Polycom video conferencing equipment and systems – Codecs, DMA, RMX and RPAD servers
  • Call routing, call admission control, management and capacity planning
  • Common video conferencing protocols such as SIP and h.323
  • Immersive telepresence systems
  • API based control on codecs and systems
  • Interoperability between room and desktop video systems
  • Crestron room control systems
  • Crestron Fusion device management
  • Network and systems management experience
  • IPTV systems

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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  • FX - Solution Architect
    £450 - £500 per day

    My client, a start up company in London are seeking an immediate starter FX Solution Architect to help set up all aspects of the funds transfer process.

    The ideal candidate will need to provide the link between the business and technology team in order to support the commercial success of the products launched.

    The candidate must have:

    • Strong Solutions Architect experience
    • FX Payments knowledge within payments or remittance industry
    • Working experience within the FX IT space
    • Strong understanding of Software development life-cycle within financial services
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Stakeholder management experience.

    **Please apply if you have the above skill-set**

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

  • Senior Communications Manager (Internal/External)
    £60000 - £80000 per annum

    JR316 – Senior Communications Manager (Internal/External) – Private Bank – London – Permanent - £60k - £80k bonus/benefits

    A global banking organisation is currently looking for a senior communications professional to join the business who will have expertise across both Internal and External communications.

    You will have access to the leadership team and create and implement internal and external engagement strategies. This opportunity will work closely with the key stakeholders who will provide source of content but also building and maintaining relationships with key media contacts in a proactive media position will be key. Part of this opportunity will also be to engage the business and ensure they are well informed using various channels.

    The ideal background of this candidate will be from the private banking space although you will be considered if you have solid experience from wealth management and strong knowledge of wealth trusts.

    To be considered:

    • Experience in both internal and external communications within the private banking space or wealth management
    • Strategic but also comfortable with hands on implementation
    • Worked with senior leaders to source content and write engaging communications
    • Work with key media contacts to position proactive media campaigns and increase business/leaders profiles
    • Used a range of channels internally to ensure the business is engaged
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Comfortable working in a complex environment
    • Global experience ideally but not essential

    This opportunity is being managed by James Reeves at McGregor Boyall.

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

  • IT / Technology Finance Business Partner (Banking)
    £60000 - £70000 per annum

    Our client (Financial Services) is seeking a Business Partner for their Group IT & Technology department

    The role will provide support to business unit heads, and will contribute to a number of key processes (Budgeting, Business Case Analysis, Monthly Finance MI etc.)

    Candidates must have strong Finance Business Partnering / Management Accounting experience, and must have partnered with an IT / Technology department. Banking experience is highly preferable.

    Key Duties

    • Providing analytical support to new business initiatives. Assessing and contributing to business cases for tactical and strategic investments in any Function and monitoring progress and benefits realisation.
    • Providing analytical support for new (or renewed) contracts with major suppliers of any Function
    • Ensuring all budgets and plans for each Function are produced in a timely manner and to quality required for submission to executive committees and the Board of directors.
    • Managing the production of the monthly financial MI (including insightful, actionable commentary) for each Function by working day 3 of each month.
    • Managing a view of financial risks and opportunities within each Function’s cost base on an ongoing basis.
    • Creating analytical insight to help identify opportunities to drive change and improve efficiency (including driving revenues, reducing costs) within each Function
    • Documentation of key Finance processes including identification of key controls

    Essential Experience

    • Minimum 3 years as a Management Accountant or a similar Finance role partnering an IT / Technology team
    • Experience working within the banking industry.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Degree – ideally in quantitative subject eg Mathematics, Accounting or Statistics

    Desirable Experience

    • Excel at Macro level desirable.

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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Network Engineer (CCNP) - Financial Services - London

I'm currently recruiting for a Networking Engineer to working for a leading Financial Services company based in the city of London. This position will be joining the global team.

Skills required for this role -

  • Strong Networking experience (CCNP and above)
  • Routing and Switching
  • Scripting experience (Shell, Python or PowerShell
  • Understanding and exposure to Cloud based networking (Azure/AWS)
  • Palo Alto/Checkpoint
  • Cisco video conferencing
  • Experience working within a global/large team

If you'd like to hear more about this please apply below -

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

2019 Graduate Training Scheme

£20000 - £22000 per annum Commission

McGregor Boyall are a global Technology focussed Recruitment company with our head office being in London city. We are already beginning our search process for 2019's Graduate Training Academy!

If you are a money motivated, self driven, personable, confident and career minded individual, then Recruitment could be the perfect choice for you once you've graduated!

We'll be running our Graduate Training academies throughout 2019. If you would like to be considered, please tell us a bit about yourself by following the instructions below.

  1. To proceed to your video interview please go to:
  2. You will be taken to the landing page specific for the position you applied for.
  3. Follow the instructions provided by Spark Hire to complete your video interview.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are using the Spark Hire App to complete your video you can create and account and complete your video using basic information. However, to ensure your application is as strong as possible, we advise that you also login to your account via a desktop to complete your profile – this can be done by using your LinkedIn Profile or you can upload a CV if you prefer.

What to expect:

  1. You will be asked to record answers to 5 questions. Questions will be along the lines of: What is your greatest/proudest achievement? (try not to use degree as an example) What makes a good recruiter? Talk about a time you have failed- how would you do it differently etc
  2. For each question you have unlimited thinking time, responses are limited to 1 minute and you will have 3 takes to record your answer.
  3. Please be aware that you cannot go back and choose the take you wish to submit. If you have not submitted your answer on take one or two, the remaining take will have to be submitted.

What you will need:

A webcam or the Spark Hire mobile application (available for iOS and Android). If needed, below are links to instructions depending on the device you choose:

  1. Webcam
  2. iOS mobile application
  3. Android mobile application

If you use a computer to do your interview, we recommend...

  1. The most recent version of Adobe Flash:
  2. A modern web browser, such as Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome
  3. A strong internet connection

This type of interview gives you the opportunity to truly let your personality shine and stand out from the rest of the candidates.

We are excited to learn more about you and review your responses! If successful, we will be in touch to discuss the next steps.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Cloud Ops Engineer, £90k - £100k 27k package Tonbridge

Up to £100000 per annum

I am currently representing a world class investment solutions and retirement expertise organisation based in Tonbridge.

My client is a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help their clients achieve their financial goals.

They offer their own investment solutions and access to those of others, and deliver services relating to investing. They are currently seeking a Cloud Ops engineer to join the team on a perm basis.

Requirements for this position:

  • Hands on experience of cloud based security technologies across multiple cloud providers Proficient in at least 3 different languages (ideally Ruby, Go, Python)
  • Familiar with Terraform, Ansible & Jenkins/Concourse
  • Excellent knowledge of creating & managing continuous delivery pipelines
  • A responsible engineer who views TDD & software engineering as a ‘craft’
  • A versatile engineer who has exposure of networking, virtualisation & all aspects of security

The client is based in Tonbridge however, will offer occasional work from home & flexible working, my client is looking to pay up to £100,000 that also includes £27,000 package.

If you are interested or would like to know more about the role, please apply for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Lead Architect - Infrastructure (CI/CD)


Lead Architect - Infrastructure - CI/CD - Docker - Kubernetes - Cloud - Automation

Permanent, Excellent package offered!

Global Financial services client is looking for a Lead Architect to join their team on a permanent basis.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Design scalable, secure and resilient solutions utilizing standard enterprise-grade infrastructure solutions.
  • Design scalable, secure and resilient solutions utilizing cloud technologies (private/hybrid/public).
  • Deep knowledge of container based systems such as docker, kubernetes and cloud foundry
  • Strong expertise of building CI/CD pipelines and processes
  • Ability to create clear, concise proposals for solutions and brokering agreement across multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience of automating processes and procedures end-to-end.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience in an enterprise environment including an understanding of traditional processes and procedures and how you may impact a digital transformation
  • Understanding of modern development and associated tooling, integration, technology, patterns and practices to design, build and continuously improve an automated end-to-end factory for software delivery, through the route-to-live and into production.
  • Experience of CI/D pipelines, modern deployment and release methodologies including automated configuration and provisioning at scale.

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Recruitment Consultant - Change & Transformation

£28000 - £35000 per annum Commission

We are currently looking for a Change & Transformation Recruitment Consultant, to join a team who is on target for a record breaking 2018!

Opportunity & Team;

The successful candidate would have the opportunity to own and grow a sector within the Change & Transformation space, and have warm accounts from day one. We have a number of clients to be developed - a huge opportunity for someone to grow these into big accounts.

The aim for this person is to build a team around them in one of the areas mentioned below;

The team covers a wide remit;

  • Operations, Organisational change, Process improvement
  • Regulatory, Risk, FinCrime & Compliance Change
  • IT, Systems Change
  • Finance Change
  • Procurement
  • HR Change

Across a number of sectors;

  • Investment Bank
  • Buy-Side, Asset Management
  • Retail Banking
  • Insurance
  • Commerce & Industry

The Person;

We are looking for a Consultant with 2 years Recruitment experience (we are open to industry background) to network across and build relationships within our current client base whist driving business development and winning new clients. You should expect a combination of working on existing roles and winning new business of around a 50/50 split, so we do need someone proactive as well as relationship building focussed.

The team lead & top biller will be on hand to mentor and shape your career as you navigate this market. However, if you can bring any pre-existing relationships, this will only help you to hit the ground running quickly!

You will need a proven track record of building a desk, driving business development and growing existing accounts.

We have a strong benefits / incentive scheme as well as a very competitive commission and salary package. Salary is negotiable depending on experience and success.

Please contact Gemma for more information or to apply please send us your CV!

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Platform Engineer | Infrastructure Engineer



The Role: My Client is currently migrating our hosting environments from dedicated physical servers across to AWS utilising Infrastructure as Code and best practices. We are looking for an experienced Linux SysAdmin and Cloud engineer to join our agile development and devops team.

It is essential you have a good understanding and working knowledge of Terraform and Ansible. This position will be working in an environment where cross skilling is essential, and quality is the responsibility of everyone within the organisation.



- Ansible

- Terraform

The role will include, but not limited to:
? Responsibility for the day to day running and upkeep of the environments.
? Providing the required infrastructure and access to the environments to the dev team and consumers of the software.
? Maintaining quality process documentation to an ISO27001 standard.
? Enforcing security standards within the business, including key and password policy, management and rotation.
? Server hardening procedures and OS / module patch, security best practices and encryption.
? Running regular internal penn tests and collaboration with external testing providers
? Monitoring of all services.
? Maintaining the Linux and Windows Operating Systems
? Ensuring backups, log rotation, retention policies are fully operational.

Skills and experience:

? Proven experience of implementing and maintaining stable and secure environments for SaaS / web application platforms on Cloud using Infrastructure as Code.
? Expert knowledge of Ansible, Git, Linux , Terraform, Bash enc.
? AWS experience with EC2, RDS, ELB, S3, EFS, Route53, Packer, VPC.
? Data security, encryption, standards and best practice. GDPR and ISO 27001 compliance.
? Experience with Docker, Swarm/Kubernetes or similar..
? Networking, Firewalls and VPN configuration.
? Ability to configure and manage monitoring tools, such as Nagios, Cloudwatch etc.
? Log management, rotation, scripting, analysis.
? Previous experience working in Lean/Agile Open Source software development teams.
? Good understanding of agile development processes, including CI, Git, GitLab, code quality and standards, QA and test automation.

Key Attributes

? A self-motivated individual with the ability to multitask
? A well organised, outgoing, positive thinker, with consistent levels of evident enthusiasm
? Has high personal standards and promotes them in others
? Demonstrates a great attention to detail and a methodical approach to work
? Great communication skills with the ability to discuss difficult situations with ease

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Infrastructure Engineer | Scripting | Virtulisation | Cloud


Senior Infrastructure Engineer | London | Permanent | Immediate

Knowledge and experience requirements

Principal Infrastructure Engineer

  • Between 6-10 years’ experience applying the engineering skill in a commercial environment
  • 5-10 years Sysadmin, proven experience in in delivery or experienced 3rd line Support
  • 3-5 years of Virtualisation experience (VMware, HyperV, XenServer, Containers, Serverless)
  • Experience of designing infrastructure solutions in a hybrid environment, i.e. traditional data centres and Cloud services (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Infrastructure Automation and configuration management
  • Scripting (JSON, Powershell, Bash, YAML)
  • Experience of working within a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Responsible for the quality outcome in the engineering discipline
  • Considered an expert for their skill
  • Spends a non-trivial amount of time mentoring and coaching Engineers and associate Engineers
  • Responsible for the Community of Practice for their engineering skill
  • Leads and takes responsibility for architecture and process improvement

  • Experience of managing engineering teams of all levels
  • Managing enterprise Storage technology
  • Proven experience of working within a DevOps/Agile environment
  • Experience of managing business critical applications in the cloud

Level of education/attainments

  • GCSE Maths & English C or above (or equivalent)

  • Degree or equivalent professional qualifications

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Wintel Engineer /Citrix

£60000 - £70000 per annum Bonus

Wintel Engineer - Citrix - Financial Services - London

I'm currently recruiting for a Wintel Engineer with strong Citrix skills to work for a leading financial services company based in the City of London. This role will sit within the global Citrix and Infrastructure team.

The key responsibilities and requirements for the role -

  • Have experience managing & maintaining large XenApp environments.
  • Design, implement, and maintain global Citrix XenApp deployment for trading applications.
  • Migrations from the v6.5 to v7.15
  • Maintain & Upgrade physical Netscalers globally.
  • Knowledge of Active Directory.
  • Knowledge of PowerShell
  • Strong knowledge of VMware
  • Production and maintenance of system documentation.

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

DevOps Engineer

Excellent Package

DevOps Engineer - Python - Ansible - (Docker / Kubernetes) - London

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a DevOps Engineer work for an innovative Start-up based in London.

The role:

The successful candidate will help build a platform and infrastructure to power the data and product pieces that scale to meet the needs of millions of our users.

Key Requirements:

  • Ability to code and script - strong knowledge of Python with Django a plus
  • Strong grasp of automation tools such as Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes & Vagrant
  • Familiarity with MYSQL, Datawarehouse systems and ETL processes
  • Knowledge of Nginx, Varnish, Express, ElasticSearch
  • Experience with cloud based services (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Experience in scaling applications

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

DevOps Engineer

Excellent Package

DevOps Engineers - CI/CD - Python - Ansible - Jenkins - Linux - Java/JavaScript

Permanent - Excellent package offered!

Leading financial services client is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join their team in London. The team work closely with Engineering Leads to collectively drive the tooling agenda whilst balancing the requirements.

Skills and Experience required:

  • A track record of building first class CI/CD pipelines
  • Continuous Integration tooling pipelines across a variety of technologies (e.g. Java/.NET),
  • Containerisation (Docker/Kubernetes)
  • Cloud Platforms (AWS/Azure/Google)
  • Automated configuration delivery tools (Ansible, Chef or Puppet)
  • Source control platforms (TFS/VSTS/Git/GitLab/GHE/Bitbucket/Gerrit)
  • Good understanding of Jenkins 2.0
  • Hands-on skills with application build tools (Npm or Gulp AND Maven or Gradle)
  • Solid core OS level skills (e.g. UNIX/LINUX/Windows/ZOS)
  • Strong Shell scripting skills and in one or more open source scripting languages, such as Groovy, Python or Bash.

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

Java DevOps Engineer

£90000 - £110000 per annum Excellent Package

DevOps (Platform) Lead Engineer - Java - Financial Services - London

Leading financial services client is looking for a Lead DevOps Engineer to join their team in the City. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading the development and adoption of the company software delivery platform and related tools and functions.

The role requires a business minded, highly collaborative, team-focussed lead with exceptional communication skills able to train other teams of developers in DevOps principles and tools within software delivery, in conjunction with the Global Head of Development and the Head of Architecture as well as other key technology stakeholders and leads as required.

Skills and experience required:

  • Deep and broad experience of the AWS platform and services; and cloud computing in general
  • Java Development background
  • Git, TFS, SVN
  • GitHub Enterprise
  • TeamCity
  • Scripting
  • Docker
  • Ansible, Ansible Tower, CloudFormation, Octopus Deploy
  • Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana, Telegraf, InfluxDB, Grafana, CloudWatch
  • Experience with messaging and streaming platforms desirable

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


£100000 - £130000 per annum

SAAS Lead - CoE - Strategy - Permanent

Global financial services client is looking for a SAAS Lead to join their team who will have accountability for enabling the technical development and run-time operation of products and services within a Product Group or a set of development teams.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead a centre of excellence for large Software as a Service (SaaS) engagements
  • Develop and coordinate a strategy for SaaS adoption
  • Develop best practices for SaaS engagements
  • Establish framework and network of supporting teams to successfully deliver and operate SaaS
  • Ensure consistency in solution of technical integration aspects such as identity management, network connectivity and capacity management, security & encryption, impact on PC and browser builds and performance.
  • Develop an effective hybrid service management operating model, ensure shared and divided responsibilities are well documented
  • Develop and implement a vendor management model for SaaS including commercial & contractual arrangements, regular vendor relationship management reviews and regular vendor operational management.
  • Provide consultancy and assistance on consistent Regulatory engagement for SaaS services, produce reporting as required
  • Report on large SaaS service implementations and operations.

Skills and experience required:

  • Proven experience in delivering complex Saas platforms including externally-hosted, Cloud based solutions using 3rd parties for effective delivery and support.
  • Functional knowledge of large scale IT processes
  • Proven experience in delivering business transformation through technology solutions
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP) and data integration technologies
  • Experience managing IT teams globally and across IT disciplines
  • IT service delivery and support.

If this is of interest and you have the required skills, please submit your CV over for immediate consideration.

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.