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Senior Citrix Engineer (XenDesktop 7.x / XenApp 7.x)




Globally dispersed infrastructure operations team requires a Senior Citrix Engineer with experience of Citrix Vitrual Apps and Desktop core components (e.g. Storefront, DDCs, MCS, PVS). You'll also have some knowledge of Hyper Converged Infrastructure (ideally Nutanix).

Applicants should have experience in most of the following:-

  • In-depth knowledge of Citrix Xen Desktop 7.x and Xen App 7.x
  • Hyper converged infrastructure (e.g. Nutanix Prism / Acropolis)
  • Any of XenDesktop VDI workloads / Netscaler / SolarWinds / AppDNA or WEM
  • Deploying / packaging / management of Microsoft Windows 7 / 10, Windows Server 2008/20012/2016
  • Active Directory & Group Policy (inc. ADFS, DHCP, DNS, AppLocker)
  • PowerShell scripting capability
  • Microsoft App-V

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  • Equities/ Fixed Income Application Support Analyst (FIX/ UNIX)
    £70000 - £90000 per annum

    I am currently looking for an Equities/ FX/ Fixed Income Application Support Analyst (FIX/ UNIX) to join a top investment bank based in London. The role will be a permanent role and will be working on a new project within the business.

    Key responsibilities:

    Interact with various other support teams within the bank and also teams outside of the bank.
    Manage day to day production stability of applications, along with other members of the team.
    Maintain up to date knowledge of our products and be able to contribute ideas and recommendations that will provide continuous improvements in the use of technologies utilized

    Experience required:

    Experienced Application Support Analyst

    Strong Equities/ Fixed Income/ FX knowledge

    Experience in Solaris/ Linux/UNIX /Windows NT OS
    Experience in Sybase/Oracle/SQL Server
    FIX protocol support experience


    £70,000- £90,000 (plus benefits)

    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 on any grounds.

  • Financial Reporting Accountant
    £60000 - £68000 per annum

    Legal Entity Controller

    Reporting to the Head of Finance, the Legal Entity Controller will be accountable for the full scope of financial reporting deliverables for the client’s EMEA holdings and will ensure the completeness accuracy of the statutory reports. This position will cover the financial reporting for 7 legal entities across EMEA & will report under US / UK GAAP & IFRS while simultaneously training and managing a trainee accountant

    Other ad hoc duties will include supporting the budgeting process / regulatory reporting.


    • Statutory accounts for entities interact with auditors, providing relevant information in a timely fashion
    • Review reconciliations for relevant entities to ensure they are carried out & escalate concerns to leadership
    • Ensure financial reporting controls are maintained actively look to improve them. Furthermore, assist related teams (tax, product control, regulatory) to uphold the overall control framework
    • Assist with budgeting / regulatory reporting respond to queries from the board / leadership team
    • Develop models alongside treasury using the client’s ILAA. Also assist treasury with the management of the client’s FX situation.
    • Organise the liquidation of entities that no longer hold relevance
    • Observe the journal posting report resolve an unposted journals on a daily basis
    • Managing developing Junior Accountant

    Desired Skills

    • Experience of Legal Entity Accounting
    • Accountancy qualification with 2-3 years PQE within the Financial Services
    • Good academics
    • Complex accounting knowledge (consolidated accounting, impairments, minority interest accounting)
    • Knowledge of UK GAAP, US GAAP and IFRS
    • Experience of:
    • Oracle General Ledger
    • Hyperion Essbase
    • Oracle HFM

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

  • AWS PMO Analyst
    £40000 - £50000 per annum

    My leading investment banking client are looking to bring on an AWS PMO analyst to join a global AWS platform function.

    Candidates must have:

    • Experience working as in a PMO/project support capacity within an IT function (Banking preferred)
    • Experience of working with AWS (Amazon Web Services)
    • Completed AWS Business and Technical Essentials training.
    • Experience of working with tooling such as Jira/Confluence.
    • Programme/Project certified (e.g. AgilePM, P3O, PMI or Prince 2 Practitioner)
    • Experience operating in highly regulated industry, e.g. Financial Services
    • Excellent stakeholder and communications skills.
    • Ability to be dynamic and flexible in a fluid environment.
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

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

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Lead Service Design & Transition Analyst


Global business with full service infrastructure team based in Edinburgh requires a number of Service Design and Transition Analysts (IT Infrastructure Delivery) to help manage route to live plans for various new platforms and services.

These exciting roles will see you embedded into various projects to ensure successful delivery that follows the Service Design roll-out plan. You'll have a broad technical IT infrastructure background/understanding (eg Microsoft, AD, Networking, Virtualisation, Cloud, Databases) to allow you to converse intelligently with the technical specialists in each team.

We're looking for:

  • Significant previous Service Design/Transition experience in an IT environment
  • Broad understanding of IT support environments and related tech (eg WinTel, Client Server, Comms, Cloud, SAAS/PAAS/IAAS)
  • Solid ITIL process knowledge (ideally V3 or better)
  • Prior experience within a global enterprise or dispersed team
  • Project knowledge including the likes of project pl anning, changes in scope and change mgt.

Broad range of technical projects underway so this role will be an interesting and varied challenge. Good day rates and extension opportunities for the right candidates. I'm looking to speak to candidates from both Lead/Managerial and less senior backgrounds as we have a number of positions. McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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

Application Support


Application Support – Contract – Financial Services – Investment Management – 6 months initially – ASAP Start – Flexible day rate

Start: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Location: Edinburgh
Rate: Flexible

My highly respected Investment Management client in Edinburgh urgently requires a strong Application Support Analyst to join their existing IT support team. This is an initial 6 month contract but has the possibility to go beyond this.

The successful candidates will have experience of the following:

  • 5 years commercial Application support experience
  • Experience working within investment management
  • Working knowledge of ITIL ITSM principles
  • Database and database query skills in SQL Server is essential
  • Experience in Fix connectivity to 3rd party EMS providers
  • Will ideally have experience with EMS systems such as, Tradeweb, FX Connect, Flextrade, Fidessa, MarketAxess, Bloomberg EMSX
  • Will ideally have knowledge of asset classes

If this role is of interest then please submit an up to date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further,

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