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Frontend React Developer / £450 - £500 / Canary Wharf, London

450 per day - 500 per day



Frontend Reactjs Developer - CONTRACT - London, Canary Wharf. - £450 - £500 pr/day

Contract Frontend Reactjs Developer to work for an ambitious and successful fintech start-up that offers a finance benefit for people without bank accounts.


The product is a cloud-based payroll service that employers can use to work out and remit salaries online to staff who are not registered with a bank of their own. Also, employees without a bank account receive their salaries in the clients account, which comes with a debit card.


  • Extensive HTML, CSS, JavaScript (especially React), SQL knowledge.
  • Experience working closely with product and design teams to discuss, understand and implement new features
  • Experience working with the view layer of Ruby on Rails within a TDD process.

The position is 6-8 month's however paying £450 - £500 pr/day.

If you are interested or would like to have a chat about the position, please apply for immediate consideration.


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


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  • 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)

    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.

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

    Previous back end development experience

    If you feel you match these skills please get in touch 0131 3060380 or send your CV to

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

  • NodeJS Engineers- Digital Transformation- Edinburgh

    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

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

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Java Developer Risk Management Coherence Banking Contract

£600 - £700 per day

Java Developer Risk Management Coherence Banking Contract

Exceptional Java developer required to join a strong technology team with the task of enhancing and building a Risk Management platform within a leading European Investment Bank. The successful candidate will require strong Java server side development skills including Java 8, REST, Oracle Coherence, Spring and database integration skills.

The successful candidate can look to receive between £600-£700pd depending on experience

Skills, experience and qualifications required:

  • Strong core Java development experience (Java 8 is desirable)
  • Knowledge of Oracle coherence is highly desirable
  • Exceptional software development skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working with the Risk Management space within financial services is desirable but not essential

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

Java Developer - Tier 1 investment Bank - Equity Risk Team

£45000 - £110000 per annum Bonus, Pensions, Health Care

Software Developer - Tier 1 investment Bank - Equity Technology Team

This Investment Bank are investing heavily in the Equities Technology space as the business are performing very well, they have some specific hires to make in the area for bright software developers who are experienced in Java or Python and also candidates who desire to learn these languages.

The successful applicant be responsible for designing, writing, reviewing, testing and implementing a variety of scalable applications leveraging the latest firm wide technologies.You will be expected to implement and suggest best development practices/methodologies to deliver high quality software throughout the development stack.

As part of the team you will participate in green field projects to converge our sales and trading flows onto one strategic execution technology stack, as well as further globalizing this platform. You will work on all aspects of the project lifecycle from gathering requirements from regional and global sales & traders to implementing and deploying. You will also have the opportunity to drive our core technology build out with the goal of seamlessly handling ever-increasing order volumes from our clients.

The role requires strong analytical skills, communication skills, as well as excellent programming skills.


  • 2 years of experience in building applications in a commercial environment
  • A solid understanding of object orientated desk and programming skills (Java, Python, C , or other OO technology)
  • A good understanding of the principles behind test-driven development (TDD) with hands-on experience of unit testing
  • Proficient with databases systems; able to write and analyse complex queries with multi-table joins and aggregate functions
  • Able to analyse non-trivial interdependencies between systems and possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a history of user/team interaction
  • Interest or experience in financial services and trading businesses is expected

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

FX Algo Trading - Java Developer - Tier 1 Investment Bank

£700 - £900 per day

The requirement is for a core Java developer. The team is working on a number of algorithmic engines that support benchmark algos, smart order routing and internal crossing, serving the team as well as global electronic business. Apart from a continuous stream of strategy enhancements, brand new trading strategies and regulatory requirements, the team is also working on a number of framework related items.

The underlying platform has been built on a Java framework with next-generation cutting edge low latency and high throughput at the heart of the application. There is a high-degree of business interaction.

The Candidate must have experience in the following:

  • FX Business
  • Strong Java development skills including experience with multi-threaded programming, performance optimization
  • High-performance / low latency development
  • Proven ability to deliver front office systems
  • Banking or Financial Experience required!!

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

React/Redux/Node JS Developer


As a software engineer you will be ensuring the technology stack is as robust, performant and secure as possible.

You will leverage your technical skills to successfully drive platform improvements for current products and create new products from scratch.

Build distributed microservices and compelling UI's

Assess architecture choices on an ongoing basis, in anticipation of increased scale and ever-evolving technology to meet the demands of a rapidly growing business


  • 5 years of software development experience, with knowledge of Agile process
  • A polyglot technologist with excellent understanding of React.JS and Node.JS plus other web framework enablers such as webpack
  • Expericne with unit testing
  • Deep knowledge of architecture (cloud), micro-services design patterns including: Event Driven Architectures, REST, Single Sign On
  • Experiences with code refactoring, design patterns, DDD, continuous deployment, highly scalable applications and application security
  • Strong exposure with pair programming, continuous integration, test-driven development & incremental design
  • Experience with relational and NoSQL data stores
  • Experience working with multidevice applications

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

Java Developer Front Office FX trading - Contract

£650 - £800 per day

Java Developer Front Office FX trading - Contract

I am working closely on behalf of a long time client of mine within a top performing Investment Bank in the City of London.

My client is on the lookout for a exceptional Java Developer with experience with solid experience in Front Office environments.

Based in London and reporting to the head of FX Algorithmic trading development, this role involves sitting on the trading floor working with quants and traders as part of a small team to develop and maintain this award winning suite of algorithmic trading strategies.

Experience with the follow is desired;

SOR, streaming prices, Market Making, experience with multi-threaded programming, performance optimization, Agency model, DMA, Low Latency, auto hedging and currenex

Having worked in Equities or FX business spaces is a strong plus

The successful Java Developer can expect to recieve a rate between £650 and £800 per day

If this interests you and you would like to find out more, please apply below

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

Java Developer - Risk Investment Banking

£650 - £700 per day

An opportunity for a Java Developer with experience within Investment Banking and risk to embark on a greenfield project with a profound Global Bank.

  • Experienced developers with previous experience in the end-to-end design, development and support of risk management systems
  • Ability to work and liaise directly with the Front Office Traders
  • Familiarity and confidence working in an agile development environment
  • Self-starter who can drive/facilitate requirements and development effort
  • Large Scale multi-threaded scalable systems
  • Functional programming experience a plus ideally Haskell
  • Responsible for the full development lifecycle for implementing the Bank’s risk management system.
  • Coordinate with other teams in Technology
  • Provide second line support

  • Write efficient, clear code and be able to articulate what has been implemented and why.
  • An excellent developer with good software design principles, someone who writes robust code along with accompanying test suites.
  • Make sure that all software is incorporated into the CI/CD process.

Qualification & Skills

Technical skills:

  • 8 years hands on development with investment banking IT experience
  • Java (essential), SCALA/Haskell is an advantage
  • Oracle development background, RAC is a plus.
  • Development experience on functional language, such as Haskell, is a strong plus.
  • SCRUM and Agile.

Strong Java and Oracle skills including PL/SQL and Coherence and Caching.

  • Strong knowledge and previous experience in end-to-end design, development and subsequent support of large scale data processing systems built on Oracle.
  • Familiarity and confidence working in an “agile” development environment.
  • Who can drive / facilitate the requirements and development effort with the business.

Functional skills:

  • Financial Market domain knowledge
  • Investment banking is a strong plus
  • Structured/Derivatives business is a plus

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

Intellimatch Systems Developer- Banking- London- Contract

£450 - £500 per day

I am currently looking for an Intellimatch Systems Developer to join a top investment bank based in London. The role will be a contract role and will be working on a new project within the business.


Build new SwapAgent related reconciliations in the intellimatch system

Work on Imatch upgrade to 18.1

Work with project team in the requirements gathering phase of the reconciliation build

Complete full software lifecycle process for new reconciliations within the intellimacth system

Ensure full and complete specifications for every reconciliation are complete before development begins

Adhere to the Intellimatch reconciliation development standards within the team

Adapting Intellimatch to provide enhanced functionality to the business

Complete Unit/SIT testing cycles

Support UAT cycles and go live

Skills and experience:


Strong Reconciliation development experience using the Intellimatch system.

Strong Problem Solving skills

Sound Business Knowledge. Ideally: Fixed Income, Equities, Derivatives.

Operating systems: Windows.

Database: Oracle, SQLServer


Experience in supporting Regulatory Reporting (CFTC, ESMA, MIFID II)

Experience working with reconciliation systems

Performance Tuning.

Contract (Initial 3 months)

Location- London

£500 per day

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 on any grounds.

C# Software Developer - Hedge Fund - Contract

£650 - £900 per day

C# Software Developer – Hedge Fund – Contract - Greenfield

This London based Hedge Fund who is renowned for building sophisticated and cutting-edge systems that utilise the most advanced technology is looking to recruit a skilled C# Software Developer on a long term contract basis. This is a Software Engineering role with primary focus on the development of a high performance trading system; covering all aspects of the software development process: regular communication with stakeholders, up front analysis and development


- Excellent technical knowledge in C# with strong foundations covering OO design, data structures, algorithms and real time, multithreaded applications

- Knowledge of Python

- Deep understanding of financial products

- Understanding of modern frameworks

C# Software Developer – Hedge Fund – Contract - Greenfield

Please apply to for instant consideration

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

Full Stack C#/Java/Angular Developer Flow Trading

£650 - £700 per day

Description: Full stack (C#/Angular/WPF/Java) developer on the Equity Derivatives Flow trading technology team. The trading application is a pre-trade workflow and pricing system used by the global Equity Derivatives flow businesses to price products (options, swaps), manage derived market data (volatility, dividends, yield curves) and perform data analysis (scenario reports, trade ideas).

Skills Required:

- Front office experience

- Prior experience in OOP, preferably in C#/Java

- Strong understanding of Equity Derivatives business and pricing models (or relevant front office experience in other asset classes like FX)

-Experience with design patterns, unit testing, performance/memory analysis, and n-tier architecture

- Experience of full software development life cycle

- Ability to communicate with the business unit sponsors effectively

- Ability to coordinate with various teams to deliver projects successfully

- Strong verbal & written skills required to interact with global teams - Highly motivated, analytical thinking individual

Tech Stack:- Languages: C# (.Net 4.6.1), Java 8, JavaScript/Angular, Python- Technologies: WPF, Reactive Extensions (RX), TPL, GPB, JSON, WebSockets, REST- Tools: Git, Stash, JIRA, NUnit/JUnit, TeamCity, Jenkins

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

C# Quant Developer - Contract

£650 - £800 per day

C# Quant Developer - Contract

Contract C# Quant Developer is required for this organisation who is renowned for building sophisticated and cutting-edge systems that utilise the most advanced technology. My client is looking to hire the brightest and most talented developers who are looking to be continually challenged and tested to come on board and help extend and support the cross-asset class (Credit, Rates, Equity, FX)

The task of the contractor is to:

  • Optimise Models in C#
  • Work on Data Cleansing within the system
  • Refactor and design as needed with the quant team the proper architecture for the library
  • Extend the current code to support the project / functionalities mentioned above first for FX and then Equity products (linear and nonlinear)

Experience/ Education

  • Senior Quantitative Developer / Architect with C# knowledge.
  • MSc or PhD in computer science, quantitative finance or similar discipline
  • Monte-Carlo engines

Additional Experience

  • Credit Derivatives
  • R and SQL languages

Please mail your CV to for instant consideration

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

C# Software Developer - Hedge Fund - Contract

£750 - £900 per day

C# Software Developer – Hedge Fund – Contract

A C# Developer is required for a leading London based Hedge fund. The successful candidate will work closely with all areas of the business including front/middle office, fund accounting, quantitative analytics, risk management and economic research.

Key Skills

  • Excellent programming and technology skills including an in-depth understanding of C#/.net.
  • A strong passion for programming and technology and to be excited by new challenges.
  • Proven ability to own all aspects of the software development lifecycle from understanding the business needs to the design and release of new products.
  • Exceptional organisation, communication skills as well as a keen eye for detail

Additional requirements

  • Minimum 2.1 degree obtained in Computer Science, or a related field, from a Top tier university
  • Front office experience in the financial industry such as a Hedge fund, Investment bank or Asset management firm.
  • Experience working with multiple developers/Quants/Risk Managers/Traders

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

Ruby Contract/Perm £600 pr/day £90,000 pr/annum Central LDN

£500 - £600 per day
I am representing one of, if not the U.K’s leading digital healthcare service. My client has democratised healthcare by putting an handy and inexpensive health service into the hands of every person on ground. In order to achieve this my client has brought composed a large team of programmers to focus on combining the ever increasing computing supremacy of machines with the best medical knowledge of humans to produce a comprehensive, direct and personalised health service and make it easily available.

My client has won multiple awards and constantly growing, they are now seeking a strong Ruby/Ruby on Rails perm or contract enginieer to join the central London team.


  • 4 Ruby experience (can use outside the rails frameworks)
  • Knowledge of Rails framework and its best practices
  • Knowledge of RubyGems and Bundler
  • Experience in Test Driven Development using the most widespread libraries
  • Good Knowledge of databases, SQL and query optimization
  • Confident in using Git and pull request based approach
  • Basic front end-knowledge including CSS3 (SASS), coffeescript and backbon

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.

Not intrested? Know someone who is? We will offer £250 Refferal fee upon placement.

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