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Senior Storage / Backup Engineer (EMC & Veritas)




Major Edinburgh based firm with a global infrastructure platform require a seasoned Storage Engineer contractor to support both Project and BAU work on their EMC and Veritas estate.

Ideally you'll have a wide background in the technical infrastructure arena - which must include a strong skill set in both EMC Storage Technologies and Veritas NetBackup Solutions. In particular we're looking for experience of EMC VNX and EMC XTremIO, along with Veritas NetBackup 8.1 or higher.

Other desirable skills include any from:-

  • EMC Unity Hybrid / EMC ECS
  • Cisco Fabric Switches
  • Server Migrations
  • VMware ESX
  • Scripting for automation - using any scripting tools such as Python, PowerShell or Chef

Opportunity for contract to extend - please get in touch for more info.

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


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    Digital Delivery Manager - West LDN - Agile - SDLC - Up to 50K Max

    I am looking for a Digital Delivery Manager for a Software firm in West London.They are looking to expand their team and due to a large amount of success within the department.


    • Working with the Product Owner/Manager on scope - focusing on regular and timely delivery of value.

    • Organising, leading and facilitating agile ceremonies.

    • Work with the Product Owner/Manager to establish and maintain the roadmap and backlog.

    The ideal Candidate MUST have all of the following Key skills or will not be considered:

    Agile focused
    Government background
    Strong stakeholder management

    It is imperative that candidates must have all of the above to be considered.

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

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    MG082 – Community Management Executive (Serbian Speaking) – FMCG 6-month FTC – London – Day rate: Competitive

    Our client is a leading International FMCG brand, with a huge product range and global reputation. They are currently going through a huge transformation, with an ambitious new vision for the company moving forward. Therefore, they are looking for an enthusiastic and ambitious Community Management Executive to join their London Hub.

    If you are passionate about external communications and social media and would like to support a multinational organisation in the digital transformation, this position would be a great fit for you!

    You will be responsible for:

    • Daily monitoring of the company’s social media accounts through Sprinklr
    • Assessing inbound messages and user profiles, identifying potential influencers
    • Drafting responses with support of a pre-approved response book / other sources
    • Collaborating with different functions (Marketing, Communications, Science, HR) on response approval and response book update
    • Identifying relevant insights based on engagement performance analysis
    • To be successful you will have:
    • Professional experience in social media management, hands-on with social platforms (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube etc.)
    • Experience with social media management tools, like: Sprinklr, Hootsuite
    • Previous experience in external communications / copywriting
    • Degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
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    Apply now through the link provided or email Marianna Georgiou at

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

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    Junior Developer


    Forward thinking, international provider of financial services is seeking a Junior Developer with experience in Java Development, as they continue to build upon the successes of over 30+ years of continuous growth and success.

    This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Junior Developer to join a market leading business that’s looking to grow their Software teams, who’ll be responsible for Back and Front-End Developments, contributing to the full product lifecycle, collaborating with fellow Developers and other departments within the company, and to have a keen desire to grow their own skills.

    They’re looking for a Junior Developer with experience in Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and Angular, Vue.js or similar, to aid in the development of their key products.

    The ideal Junior Developer will have;

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    • Good experience with Java
    • Good Front End Experience; JavaScript, HTML, CSS; any knowledge of Angular would be a strong benefit
    • Good knowledge of OOP
    • Good understanding of Agile working
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    The company HQ is centrally based and offers a competitive benefits package. They offer excellent potential for growth in their supportive environment, and this is a great opportunity for Junior Developer to join a team where they can really make a difference. This is an ideal opportunity to build on prior experience and develop in your Development knowledge, whilst also taking on a strong level of responsibility from day one.

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

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Major FS sector business requires a Service Manager to manage an migrating infrastructure platform.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:-

  • Cross platfrom Service Management background in the Financial Services sector.
  • Strong ITIL understanding
  • Great relationship management and stakeholder skills

Given the ongoing infrastructure migration you should also have previous exposure to Transactional Service Agreements.

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

Python Engineers- CONTRACT- Edinburgh


Looking for experienced Python Developers for CONTRACT roles in Edinburgh city centre. I am working with an innovative company (Energy sector) that is rapidly expanding, and they are looking for passionate and forward-thinking Python Engineers to contribute to their growth.

You will be a part of a small/medium size Engineering team who likes to brainstorm about the newest technologies and reflect their findings by creating advanced software solutions for their customers.

To qualify for this role the following skills are required:

  • Solid professional experience in Python Software development
  • Demonstrable experience working on full SDLC
  • Previous exposure to Cloud tools (AWS, Azure)
  • Strong skills with database tools (Postgre SQL, MSSQL)
  • Experienced with Pandas, Version Control, Kubernetes, SaltStack, Docker or Ansible would be highly advantageous
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If you would like to hear more details about the opportunity, please email your most up to date CV to Zane Priekule

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

SQL Server DBA

£450 - £480 per day

Exciting technically focussed SME in Edinburgh are looking to revamp their SQL Server database platform and are looking for SQL Server DBA to lead this project.

Key skills below:

  • MS SQL Server 2008 & 2012 expert
  • Production DBA background
  • Comfortable archiving and streamlining legacy data
  • Experince developing data retention policies

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

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£475 - £525 per day

Fast growing technically focussed SME in Edinburgh are looking to update their infrastructure platform and migrate this to the cloud. Looking for a DevOps Engineer with cloud experience to lead this project. Working in a Linux / Docker environment you'll be tasked with:-

  • Streamlining deployment process
  • Moving to a microservices mode
  • Migrating legacy infrastructure to cloud (vendor agnostic)
  • Some architectural input into making the system more robust

Technical experience required includes most of:-

  • DevOps tools proficiency (e.g.Docker, Salt, Jenkins)
  • System admin understanding (Linux and Windows ideally)
  • Scripting skills (e.g. Python or shell)
  • Automation expertise
  • Cloud migration awareness (either AWS or Azure)

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