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Java Developer


Java Developer - Contract & Perm positions available.

Your deep knowledge of design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming will help your team raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both business and functional requirements.

You’ll join a motivated and innovative team of technologists dedicated to improving the design, analytics, development, coding, testing and application programming that goes into creating high quality software and new products.

The role requires someone who is flexible, able to respond to a dynamic business environment, and able to take ownership and responsibility for the delivery deadlines.

Skills Required:

  • Strong experience of software development using Java
  • Ability to demonstrate successful end-to-end Java application delivery
  • Automated testing including unit, integration and end-to-end testing
  • Strong Object Oriented skills
  • Exposure to continuous integration, build tools and scripting
  • Good database knowledge of SQL
  • Expertise in testing tools such as JUnit
  • Sound knowledge of Linux

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


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    To be successful you will have:

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    • Set up and optimised all digital performance channels; for instance, SEO, PPC, Paid Social, Affiliates, etc.
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    Apply now through the link provided or email Marianna Georgiou at

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

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    Building and managing an automation framework that can run on both virtual and physical platforms

    Involved from the analysis stage through to implementation and responsible for producing the required test artefacts at each stage

    Reporting on progress and tracking defect resolution

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    Experienced Automation Test Analyst

    Digital Platform testing experience

    Setting up automation frameworks from scratch with Selenium/ Appium

    Making automated test scripts using standard coding practices and languages (C#/ Java/ Python/ Ruby)

    Experience of build pipelines using common CI/CD and SCM tools (e.g. GIT, Jenkins)


    Location- London

    If you feel like you are a strong match for my requirements, please send me over an updated copy of CV and I will get back in touch.

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

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    BI SQL Server Developer – Northampton

    BI / Business Intelligence / Data Warehousing / SQL / SQL Server / SSRS / SSAS / SSIS / Microsoft

    Essential Skills

    • SQL Server 2012 onwards
    • SSIS
    • SSAS (Tabular Model is desirable)
    • DAX - Expert
    • SSRS
    • Dimensional Modelling

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

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  • Knowledge of RubyGems and Bundler
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My client is looking to pay £500 - £600 pr/day for the contract or £90,000 for perm.

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

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Java Engineers- CONTRACT- Up to £550 Daily Rate

£400 - £550 per day

I am looking to speak with skilled Java Engineers with a solid experience developing end to end solutions. There are various CONTRACT opportunities based in Glasgow offering work on exciting projects developing Enterprise Cutting-Edge applications whilst promoting DevOps practices within teams.

The required skills include but are not limited to are:

  • Expert knowledge of Core Java
  • Previous exposure to Front End technologies like JavaScript, Angular and REST services
  • Demonstrable experience working in Unix/Linux environment
  • Hands-on experience in scripting languages such as Perl or Shell
  • Expert knowledge with SQL, Oracle and other Relational databases like DB2
  • Sound knowledge of Integration tools- XML, SOAP, JSON, Spring
  • Experience working on Build tools: Gradle, Maven, Jenkins, GIT
  • Demonstrable experience working on message-driven systems is a must

These are contract roles with duration between 9-18 months with a potential of further extension.

Daily rates of up to £550.

If you can demonstrate the required skills, please apply with your most up to date CV!

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

Senior C Developer


Experienced C Developer required to join a fast paced equities technology team in Glasgow. Joining this high performing team you'll be involved in low latency systems development using C .

Must have experience includes:-

  • Strong C capability
  • UNIX/Linux
  • Real time algorithm / low latency understanding

Any experience with STL or Boost is an advantage. FS experience isn't essential.

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

Ab Initio Consultant


McGregor Boyall are looking for a Technical Lead with experience of the architecture, infrastructure and best practices surrounding the use of Integration technologies, particular Ab Initio, which is our clients strategic tool of choice for ETL solutions.

Skills & Experience


  • Ab Initio architecture, configuration, management, monitoring and development lifecycle.
  • A solid background within IT in a design, architecture or senior development role.
  • Experience of system integration.
  • Awareness of variety of integration technologies
  • A strong understanding of development lifecycles
  • Understanding of how to work with third parties and manage stakeholders
  • An analytical and systematic approach to problem solving
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Can present complex technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to plan, schedule and monitor work activities in order to meet time and quality targets
  • Awareness of developing technologies and their application
  • Desire to constantly improve processes and capabilities
  • Understanding of how technology can be used to drive business benefit

As our Integration Domain is made up of a number of technologies knowledge of the following would also be desirable.

  • MQ
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- Work directly with the Central Change team to confirm current requirements and identify future enhancements

- Incorporate regulatory changes to the solutions

Skills and Experience:

- Advanced Excel, Access, VBA and SQL development skills

- Proven track record of migrating from MS Access to MS SQL Server

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- Excellent verbal communication skills, with the ability to translate technical issues to non-technical personnel

- Ability to take ownership for projects and deliver to deadline

- Self-motivated with the ability to work reliably with minimal supervision

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- Sharepoint and Office365 – both technologies are used and may provide suitable opportunity to extend the application

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