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Java Developers-Contract-Edinburgh up to £400 p/d

£350 - £400 per day



I am looking for Java Developers (Contract) for an innovative FinTech business with offices based in central Edinburgh. This will be a long-term contract offering a daily rate in a region of £350-£400 (DOE). If you have evidence of extensive work covering full Software Development Life-cycle using Java technical stack, this opportunity will allow you to work in a truly vibrant and collaborative environment.

To qualify for this position, you will be able to demonstrate experience and/or knowledge of the following tools and methodologies:

  • Extensive experience delivering projects using Java 8 (older editions of Java can also be considered)
  • Strong knowledge and experience of full SDLC
  • Knowledge and/or experience with Java related frameworks like Spring and Hibernate
  • Previous exposure to Cloud products (ideally AWS)
  • Ideally, you will have experience working with APIs and its integration
  • Ideally, you have been working on SaaP type of projects before

If you can represent evidence of most of the required skills, please forward your newest CV and we can discuss this in more detail.

For additional information, please feel free to email me on

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


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    • Qualified lawyer with corporate experience and deep familiarity with UK corporate governance practice. Experience of advising financial services firms.
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    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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    Experience Required:

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    • Typescript
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    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.

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    Tripwire subject matter expert required to be primary contact for all aspects of the Tripwire solution within a leading global financial services organisation. You will come with advanced levels of knowledge of the Tripwire tool and associated change monitoring best practices.

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    The Tripwire Monitoring Manager will work very closely with the change management team to ensure Tripwire tool configuration aligns with change related processes and tools, and project delivery teams to ensure Tripwire configuration requirements are managed accordingly.

    The Tripwire Monitoring Manager will be technically competent across a range of IT components such as Windows and SQL server. We also welcome applications from candidates who have had exposure to other monitoring tools from the IBM suite such as IBM Tivoli Monitoring or IBM netcool.

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

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This prestigious consultancy employs over 70,000 worldwide and are looking to grow their team in Glasgow exponentially. You will gain experience working with the most in demand and cutting-edge tools, while collaborating with technology leaders across the globe.

Our client is looking to speak to individuals at all levels from Graduate to Senior Developer, and you will be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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

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Experienced contract SharePoint Developer required to work on a large SharePoint enterprise estate.

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  • Capacity management of all servers
  • Scripting for all Sharepoint server builds

Must have experience includes:-

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

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You will be a part of large Agile Development teams providing greenfield or brownfield projects. You will be exposed to a variety of technical tools such as Linux/Unix, Scala, Perl, Bash, AWS and sometimes Front End tools like Angular or ReactJS.

These are contract positions that will be inside IR35 from April 2020 offering a daily rate of up to £375.

To qualify for these roles, you will have to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • Expert knowledge building complex applications using Java (we use Java 8/9)
  • Strong understanding and experience with every part of the software development lifecycle including testing, deployment, design and architecture
  • 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
  • Ideally, you have been working on financial applications previously

If you can provide evidence of the required skills, please apply with the most up to date CV

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

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To qualify for this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:

  • Strong experience delivering projects using ReactJS
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  • Previous experience working in Agile development teams
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If you can show evidence of the skills listed above, please apply with your most up to date CV and ideally a portfolio

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