Java Engineers- Perm-Glasgow

£35000 - £55000 per annum Annual Bonus Benefits



Calling out to all Java enthusiasts! I am looking to speak with a number of Java Developers that are looking to establish a strong career in the Financial Market. You will have a choice of teams to join and projects to work on depending on your career aspirations. If you have a commercial experience delivering applications using Java (Or any other OO development language, but you would like to switch to Java) and you have a thorough understanding of full SDLC, then this is your opportunity to fast-track your career.

Be a part of a global brand in the Financial industry and unlock your potential!

To be considered for these vacancies, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • Commercial experience delivering projects with Java (Or any other OO dev languages)
  • Demonstrable experience working on every part of the full software development lifecycle including testing
  • Passion and/or interest in modern software development practices such as DevOps, BDD, TDD, CI/CD
  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • It is beneficial to have exposure to Java frameworks like Hibernate and Spring Boot

If you have evidence on your profile of skills listed above, please click apply with your most up to date CV

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


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  • Java Developer

    Java Developer

    McGregor Boyall has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Java Developer to join a growing financial services organization at the forefront of technology innovation on a permanent basis. This institution is renowned worldwide and known in the local market for their extremely high caliber of technical teams.

    You will join a global team with a strong and experienced local team based in their flagship Glasgow office, and will work on solutions used across the business by various teams within Investment Banking. You will work on both greenfield and strategic redevelopment projects, all of which are rated business critical. You will work with technologies including Java 8, Spring boot microservices, Rest APIs, MQ, Cassandra and cloud technologies with the opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies like Hadoop, Spark etc.

    Experience Required:

    • 3+ years of commercial Java Development experience, with Java 8 and above
    • Spring Boot
    • Rest APIs, MQ
    • NoSQL databases – Cassandra
    • Test Driven Development (TDD)
    • Cloud technologies
    • Hadoop, Spark

    For more information or to apply please send your CV to or contact Lorna Burrows on 0141 212 2393

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

  • Japanese & English Content Manager
    £180 - £200 per day

    JR430 – Japanese & English Content Manager – FTSE100 equivalent – 12 Month Contract - £175 - £190 per day (LTD) - *Work hours will be 2am – 11am* - Remote/London

    Our client is large FTSE100 equivalent business who are hiring a Japanese Content Producer / Community Manager to join the team.

    You will have the opportunity to develop and implement a content strategy and working closely with global colleagues. This position will focus on the Japanese market and require the postholder to work local hours remotely or from the London office 2am – 11am UK time.

    The postholder will ideally have experience managing social media accounts for a corporate organisation including LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Broad Marketing experience also considered and desirable.

    To be considered:

    • Japanese speaking and writing skills – Native equivalent / Fluent English
    • Marketing experience, ideally managed social media accounts and worked on content driven projects
    • Able to work remotely or from London office from 2am – 11am UK time
    • Excellent key stakeholder management skills
    • Able to manage multiple ongoing projects

    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.

  • Platform/DevOps Engineer - Linux (permanent) - City of London
    £70000 - £80000 per annum + + generous benefits + bonus

    An exciting permanent opportunity has arisen within a well known financial services firm based in the City of London. They are looking for a Platform engineer to help develop the next generation of a number of real-time systems.

    All applicants must have a Platform Engineer (or DevOps Engineer, Cloud Engineer etc) background. You must also have extensive experience working in a Linux environment.

    As this is a Platform Engineer position, day to day, you will be expected to -

    • Renewal of the Bank’s flagship critical real-time system

    • Migration of workloads to public cloud
    • Working using Dev/Ops best practices

    If you have the following skills/experience and are interested in this position please apply -


    • Platform Engineer background (or something similar)

    • Extensive knowledge of Linux platforms

    • Experience with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) or IBM Cloud

    • Kubernetes or Docker experience
    • Experience of working with any of the following technologies - Ansible, Chef, Puppet or Saltstack


    • Knowledge of Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) principles
    • Fluency in one or more programming or scripting languages, e.g. Python, Java, C#.Net , Go, Ruby, Bash

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