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Release Engineer/Manager

350 per year - 425 per year

Release Manager

We are looking for an experienced release engineer who will be responsible for all the releases of code to test and production environments for a complex data migration project. The primary responsibility of the job is to ensure that the correct versions of code are consistently released to different environments and the end to end code base works. You will be responsible for the code for the migration platform, but the role will require coordination with multiple stakeholders of a much larger project.


  • Own the release process
  • Automate as much of the release process as possible by building a release script
  • Work with the development team to streamline the process of releasing code into test
  • Work with the programme release / change manager to schedule releases of code to the correct environments to support particular test phases
  • Schedule regular deployments with smoke-tests to ensure environments are built and working
  • Design a streamlined bug-fix process for use during the live migration period
  • Perform all releases into production environments


  • Git
  • Unix / Linux
  • Shell scripts or other scripting language
  • Oracle SQL / DDL, including objects, stored procedures, functions etc.
  • Organised, methodical, great attention to detail and the ability to work in a high pressure environment
  • Flexible about working hours. This is a project that could require working unusual hours although this will be kept to a minimum.
  • Jenkins
  • Jira
  • Confluence
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.
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    Candidates must have:

    • Extensive PMO Lead experience within Wealth/Asset management.
    • Proven experience in setting up PMO's and managing programme governance & reporting.
    • Must have worked in business change programmes (Non-technical roles).
    • Previous work at a programme level - maintaining RAIDs, milestone plans, financial management, resource management and programme reporting.
    • Experience on target operating model implementation (non-essential)
    • Hands on approach, detail orientated and good issue resolution skills.
    • Project management qualification e.g. Prince 2
    • Comprehensive understanding of standard project and PMO tools and techniques.

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

  • SWIFT Application Support Analyst (UNIX)- London- Contract
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    I am currently looking for an experienced SWIFT Application Support Analyst (UNIX) to join a top financial organisation based in London. The role will be a contract role and will be working on a new project within the business.

    Provide 2nd line production operational shift support for IT Linux/UNIX application services, many of which are business critical. You will be required to take ownership of problems through to resolution over a wide variety of systems and technologies and provide remote and on-site support as part of the on-call support rota.

    Essential skills/experience:

    Experienced Application Support Analyst

    Must have strong experience for supporting critical production applications in an enterprise Linux environment.

    Experience of running queries against PostgreSQL and DB2 databases.

    Experience of supporting IBM MQ and data replication technologies.

    Experience of supporting Swift messaging applications.

    Experience of supporting and operating highly available, scalable and fault tolerant systems using Amazon Web Services (AWS).

    Knowledge of ITIL framework (understanding of Incident, Problem, Change)


    £450-£500 per day

    6 month contract with scope to extend

    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.

    Many thanks,


    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

    £35000 - £40000 per annum bens

    Research Analyst – Legal Sector


    c£35,000 – £40,000

    Our client a leading global law firm is looking for a research analyst to work closely with the marketing team. You will have experience in a research analyst role ideally from a large and / or a global organisation.

    You will produce research and increase the businesses knowledge base through monitoring competitors, clients, their sectors and markets whilst ensuring profiles are developed and maintained based on the research conducted.

    • Produce insightful reports / profiles, through analysis of variety of different sources of information
    • Provide lawyers with regular briefings on developments unearthed through the research
    • Work closely with other teams in the business to provide research input for training, events and projects
    • Be the first point of contact for everyone in the firm in order to assist with research queries, whatever the topic
    • Assess and triage requests, often delegating to others in the team either one of the network of specialists or a junior member of staff under your supervision
    • You will also have regular interaction with a variety of stakeholders including lawyers, business developments teams and other internal clients

    Experience required

    • Current/ recent experience gained in a research analyst role, being able to demonstrate critical and analytical thinking
    • Experience working with a variety of stakeholders, with the ability to build strong working relationships
    • Strong experience using print and internet to conduct research
    • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, preferably in a large and / or global organisation
    • Excellent communication and written skills in English, and ideally one other language is preferred

    Please send your CV to Annie Harper via the link provided

    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

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IT Portfolio PMO

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My leading financial services client are looking to bring on an IT Portfolio PMO analyst to join a group portfolio of work.

Candidates should have:

  • Extensive banking experience having worked in IT PMO's on a portfolio level.
  • Experience providing control, governance and tracking of multiple projects and high level status reporting across portfolios.
  • Monitoring PMO project lifecycle and ensuring documentation and stage-gate criteria are adhered too.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Proven ability to maintain standards and processes across a portfolio.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent grasp of MS Office Suite of tools - (Knowleage of SAP desirable)
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  • Degree educated and professional accreditations.
McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability.

Site Reliability Engineer

GBP 55000.00 per year - GBP 55000.00 per year

Site Reliability Engineer - Automation, Containerisation, Linux, Python, London/Warrington/remote

A well renowned SaaS company are searching for a Site Reliability Engineer to join their cross functional DevOps Team with the main goal of building and running their applications and infrastructure.

They are looking for someone who has strong experience of modern deployment methods in Linux Environment. Also, although they are not looking for an out-and-out developer you will need strong coding ability.

Ideally, you will have around 3 - 5years experience and will be looking at around £50,000 - 55,000K.

They are looking for an enthusiastic Engineer who is as passionate as they are about the latest tech. They are a very modern thinking company and have a relaxed culture. With that, remote and flexible working is something they accommodate.

They have offices in both London and Warrington and both those locations work for this role.

Skill required:

  • Strong systems/software engineering skills
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Maths
  • Excellent, in-depth knowledge of Linux and associated technologies
  • Good understanding of networking and network protocols
  • Skills and experience developing software (Python, PHP, Ruby, Perl)
  • Experience working with configuration management and deployment systems
  • Experience working with Cloud technologies
  • Experience working with Linux container technologies

If this is of interest, please apply and we can discuss things in further detail.

Site Reliability Engineer - Automation, Containerisation, Linux, Python, London/Warrington/remote

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