This job is no longer available.
You can view related vacancies or set-up an email alert notification when similar jobs are added to the website using the buttons below.

CTO / Senior Full-Stack Engineer

image

PLEASE CONTACT

STUART CAMPBELL

Our client, a newly funded start-up in the Fintech space is looking to recruit a Hands-on CTO. The business is well-funded by a very successful VC firm. You will lead in building, scaling and managing the development of the core products: App and Web Site.

You will have a high basic salary with equity and strategic direction in the firm as a board leader.

About the role

  • This role is especially suited to someone who wants to be part of the founding team and influence the direction of the company.

  • You will be leading and managing the company's technological vision, strategy and development.

  • You will be expected to help in the preparation of presentations to the Board and lend a hand when needed to customer queries. We are a Start-up after all.

  • You will have responsibility for all technical aspects and technological resources of the business including budget control and the recruitment of additional development personnel, whom you will lead.

  • Previous CTO and Fintech experience is not essential but hugely helpful providing you can demonstrate why this is the best next step for you.

    We are looking for self-starter with a go-to attitude and plenty of initiative, an excellent communicator, including a proven ability to explain complex technical concepts clearly and concisely to non-technical people.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities are also important in the role.

Responsibilities (Not all required)

  • Full stack web/mobile application development
  • Implementing web and mobile interfaces
  • Monitoring and maintaining back-end services
  • Integration into numerous banks and lenders
  • Development of API
  • Having an eye for detail and an interest in implementing for many platforms
  • Working closely with operations and product teams, to build and scale back-end services
  • Make sure our products and services look and feel great for users on any platform
  • Manage near-shore and offshore resources development resources
  • Build, deploy, maintain and support our product suite
  • Build report interfaces and data feeds

The opportunity

  • This is a great opportunity to join a business at a time when you can really make the role your own and influence the technical direction of the business in a large untapped market.

  • We place a high value on learning and personal growth, so you'll have time to learn new technologies in work time and attend conferences at the company's expense.

  • Remote work is available but it's expected that you will attend the office regularly.
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.
 

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

MORE JOBS LIKE THIS
MORE JOBS LIKE THIS
  • ISDA Sales/Trading Documentation Paralegal
    £300 - £350 per day

    ISDA, Sales and Trading Documentation Paralegal - Brexit support

    Our client, a leading financial group, are looking for Brexit support and require someone with ISDA Sales and Trading documentation experience. They are presenting the role as a paralegal role and are able to offer from £300 - £350 per day. It is a 6-month contract.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Preparation of terms of business and other documentation with market counterparties
    • Prepare and negotiate trading agreements and other documentation between the Company and its counterparties across all counterparty sectors and jurisdictions, relating to Sales & Trading transactions
    • Ensure that all legal and documentation requirements for Sales & Trading transactions are dealt with and met in an efficient and timely manner
    • Conduct legal diligence on new counterparties and jurisdictions for Sales & Trading transactions
    • Maintain databases and records of all documentation connected to Sales & Trading transactions
    • Assist in the maintenance and development of document templates and standards, know-how and procedures in connection with Sales & Trading transactions
    • Participate in and contribute towards Legal Department-wide strategic projects and initiatives

    Skills and experience

    • Paralegal experience
    • Experience in counterparty and other markets contracts e.g. trading agreements, terms of business
    • Experience in OTC derivatives trading documentation, such as ISDAs, GMRAs, FBFs and DRVs
    • Financial services experience, ideally in an in-house role

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

  • Junior - Mid Level Front End Engineer (REACT)
    Negotiable

    Edinburgh based company looking for a passionate Front-End Engineer to join their growing team of developers. They are looking for someone to come in and take full ownership of their front-end products and take a design to production. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to show their established skills in a company that thrives to be innovative and passionate about what they are trying to do for their already established customer base.

    Essential:
    Minimum 2 years’ commercial experience
    Experience with REACT/Angular Frameworks
    Understanding of UI Design
    Strong Front-End proficiency


    Desirable:
    Previous back end development experience

    If you feel you match these skills please get in touch 0131 3060380 or send your CV to tshort@mcgregor-boyall.com

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

  • NodeJS Engineers- Digital Transformation- Edinburgh
    Negotiable

    I am looking for a number of NodeJS Engineers to join a prestigious FinTech brand based in Edinburgh city centre. If you have an expert knowledge using JavaScript as well as a number of modern framework experience (NodeJS, ReactJS, VueJS, AngularJS) this opportunity will give you a chance to hone your existing skills by learning from the best talent in the market.

    You will be working on large digital Transformation projects re-writing existing legacy application whilst contributing to the overall Digital Strategy of the whole brand. Your creative ideas and technical direction will be hugely valued within one of the on-shore Scrum teams.

    To qualify for this opportunity, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

    • Expert knowledge of JavaScript development
    • Commercial experience with modern JavaScript frameworks- NodeJS strongly preferred (ReactJS, VueJS, AngularJS)
    • Thorough understanding on web development tools such as RESTful APIs
    • Demonstrable experience working on a full software development life-cycle
    • Professional experience working in Agile environment
    • Evidence in practising modern DevOps practices like CI/CD, TDD, BDD, Selenium

    If you would like to hear more details and find out what career prospects would align, please email me your most up to date CV demonstrating required experience and skills immediately to zpriekule@mcgregor-boyall.com

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


This job has now been filled but you may be interested in:

 

Infrastructure Recruitment Consultant

SAVE
£23000 - £28000 per annum Commission

Infrastructure Recruitment Consultant

Overview of Role

We are looking for a Recruitment Consultant to join our growing Technical SME team, specifically focussing on Infrastructure and to help strengthen our recruitment capability within Financial Services.

The Technical SME team has a well established presence in the London Financial Services recruitment market therefore providing an existing client base to actively recruit for and to develop business with. When i say this is a Warm Desk I mean that we recieve a high volume of roles through from clients that we actively place with on a regular basis.

As a Senior Recruitment Consultant you will take responsibility for delivery in to our existing accounts, managing the full recruitment life-cycle process and account management/development.

Key Responsibilities

To develop and build a dual (contract and perm) recruitment desk within Infrastructure

  • Managing and delivering full life cycle recruitment across your own roles
  • Focus on active account management across our Financial Services clients, ensuring we identify and meet with existing and new Hiring Managers and get heads up on roles being released
  • Assisting with the client management and candidate delivery on existing accounts
  • Other business development activities to include, generating and following up on leads, developing sponsors/coaches within accounts
  • Growing and establishing a candidate database
  • Delivering to set financial and performance targets

Key experience/skills

Previous experience of working in a 360 degree IT recruitment role

  • A background/knowledge of Financial Services is desirable
  • Excellent client and candidate management skills, along with the ability to build strong relationships
  • Recruitment delivery experience
  • Proven ability to meet and exceed financial sales targets

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

Infrastructure Engineer | Scripting | Virtulisation | Cloud

SAVE
Negotiable

Senior Infrastructure Engineer | London | Permanent | Immediate


Knowledge and experience requirements

Principal Infrastructure Engineer

Essential:
  • 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


Desirable:
  • 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

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


Desirable:
  • Degree or equivalent professional qualifications


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

Enterprise Platforms Administrator

SAVE
Negotiable

Senior Platform Engineer - VMWare - Office 365 - AD - Exchange

Permanent - excellent package

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Platform Engineer to join a prestigious financial services company based in the City. You will ensure the successful day to day operation of IT Enterprise Platforms & Infrastructure systems and ensure changes to applications are authorised and correctly implemented. You will also be expected to be involved and drive aspects of the move to cloud and be looking for ways to improve delivery.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience with administering, configuring and fault finding across the Microsoft stack
  • Experience with administering, configuring and fault finding of VMware ESX
  • Strong Microsoft Windows 2008/2012 server knowledge
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
  • Good understanding of Active Directory and Citrix XENAPP
  • An excellent communicator
  • A good balance of delivery focus and strategic thinking

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.

Wintel Engineer /Citrix

SAVE
£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

SAVE
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

SAVE
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.

Infrastructure Engineer

SAVE
£50000 - £60000 per annum Benefits

Infrastructure Engineer

I'm currently recruiting for an Infrastructure Engineer to work for a leading software company based in the City of London.


The Key Responsibilities are -

  • Ensuring all users and customers access to network systems, applications
  • Managing Active Directory, MS Windows Server operating systems, Citrix, VMware, Linux/SQL server database, IIS and SAN’s
  • Provide operations support
  • Analysis of server and network activity
  • Troubleshooting operational issues
  • Delivering and working towards IT best practice processes & procedures
  • Ad-hoc project work and generic support duties

Skills and experience -

  • Citrix
  • LAN/WAN
  • SANs
  • Virtualization technologies
  • VMware
  • Hyper-V beneficial
  • An understanding of PCI-DSS
  • Aware of ITIL best practice for Service Management

If you'd like to find out more about this role please apply below -

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

Java DevOps Engineer

SAVE
£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.

SAAS Lead

SAVE
£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.

Citrix Engineer

SAVE
£60000 - £70000 per annum Bonus

Citrix Engineer - Financial Services - London

I'm currently recruiting for a Citrix Engineer 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 you'd like to hear more about this role please apply below –

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

Enterprise Platforms Administrator

SAVE
Negotiable

Senior Platform Engineer - VMWare - Office 365 - AD - Exchange

Permanent - excellent package

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Platform Engineer to join a prestigious financial services company based in the City. You will ensure the successful day to day operation of IT Enterprise Platforms & Infrastructure systems and ensure changes to applications are authorised and correctly implemented. You will also be expected to be involved and drive aspects of the move to cloud and be looking for ways to improve delivery.

Skills and experience required:

  • Experience with administering, configuring and fault finding across the Microsoft stack
  • Experience with administering, configuring and fault finding of VMware ESX
  • Strong Microsoft Windows 2008/2012 server knowledge
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365
  • Good understanding of Active Directory and Citrix XENAPP
  • An excellent communicator
  • A good balance of delivery focus and strategic thinking

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.

Trainee/Graduate Recruitment Consultant

SAVE
£18000 - £20000 per annum Commission

McGregor Boyall are currently looking to hire Trainee Recruitment Consultants to join the Glasgow Edinburgh Business. If successful, you will receive full 360 training which will include headhunting, account management, business development, coupled with 1 on 1 sessions with sector specialists. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are looking to progress through the ranks at speed, as you will be given the opportunity to progress to Consultant within 6 to 9 months.

The role:

Recruitment is a two way sales role, where you will be building relationships with both candidates and clients alike. You will initially be liaising with candidates and clients in order to build your network within the industry. You will be advertising externally on behalf of your clients in order to attract new candidates. There will be set KPI’s you will be expected to meet, which you will receive full support for.

What McGregor Boyall can offer you:

The successful candidate will receive intensive recruitment focused training throughout their first 12 months at McGregor Boyall. We offer a competitive salary and unrivalled commission structure, and there is very clear career progression. Quarterly team nights out, lunch clubs, and holiday incentives are just some of the benefits to working for McGregor Boyall!

What we are looking for:

Due to our growth plans, we are looking to hire ambitious, hardworking individuals to join our Glasgow office. The ideal candidate will be degree educated, or possess the equivalent experience – sales experience is desired but not essential. Above all else, we are looking for tenacious, target driven individuals that are looking to progress through a company at speed.

If you feel as though you can demonstrate this hardworking attitude, and have a good understanding as to what recruitment is, then please get in touch today for a confidential discussion.

Due to the high number of applications, a phone interview will not be guaranteed to all applicants. If your CV meets the requirements, we will call you within 3-5 working days to discuss in more detail.

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