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Solutions Architect

£65000 - £70000 per annum Benefits



Solutions Architect- Microservices, Code Refactoring, Azure, .NET, C#, CI, TDD/DDD, SQL, NoSQL, JavaScript, MVC- Permanent- Birmingham

I am working with a leading digital business, who are changing their market with a new approach to virtual operations, and have an opening for a Solutions Architect to join the business due to continued growth and success. This is a great role for candidates with existing experience in Solutions Architect positions, who may be looking to move into a fast paced and forward-thinking technology environment.


  • Educated to Bachelor’s Degree level a relevant discipline such as Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or similar, or equivalent professional qualifications
  • At minimum of 3 years experience in a Solutions Architect role, with demonstrable experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Strong skills in code refactoring tasks and programmes
  • Expertise in software design patterns including MVC and MVVM
  • Solid understanding of microservice architecture, ideally with previous experience designing new solutions and coordinating the migration from legacy environments and platforms
  • Technical background using .NET and C#
  • Understanding of SQL servers and NoSQL databases
  • Previous experience with continuous integration technology such as TeamCity
  • Understanding of JavaScript frameworks such as Knockout, Angular and/or Backbone
  • Exposure to test frameworks such as Jasmine
  • Abilities to understand and design scalable solutions across cloud environments and web applications


  • Take a leading role in shaping technical architecture in the business, championing changes and best practices to support the organization
  • Provide subject matter expertise across the Solutions Architect domain
  • Liaise with developers to drive activity across detailed projects
  • Develop strong relationships with colleagues across the IT function, to collaborate on ideas for new technological development
  • Make suggestions for new technologies and processes which could be introduced to the business, to support the drive for continued growth and development
  • Assess the actual state of the environment against the planned state, and develop the road map
  • Make sure all code is written in the best interest of the business, and engage in refactoring activities to ensure the architecture estate is at the highest level of quality
  • Use automation tools and feedback measures to allow a culture of continuous improvement to foster, moving towards an environment of innovation
  • Drive the move towards a microservice platform and cloud based solutions, including Azure

Solutions Architect- Microservices, Code Refactoring, Azure, .NET, C#, CI, TDD/DDD, SQL, NoSQL, JavaScript, MVC- Permanent- Birmingham

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    • Regulatory programmes such as:Mifid2, FRTB, FINREP/CORREP, Dodd–Frank..etc
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    Please emial to if you wish to apply this job.

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

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    Location: London


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    • Familiarity with OIS pricing models and related concepts
    • Practical understanding of Derivatives (including valuation and risk management approaches)
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    • Experience with vendor valuation libraries
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    McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

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    £200 - £250 per day

    I am currently looking for a UX/QA Analyst to join a top bank based in London. The role will be a contract role and will be working on a new project within the business.

    The UXQA Analyst role involved reviewing documentation sent to the UXQA team by the UX designers (Axure file and UI Specs). This role is ideal for Business Information Technology (BIT) or Law (LLB) Graduates who are used to processing large volumes of information; and provide rationale about its context of use.

    The UXQA analyst will create the required functional specification documentation.

    Integrated / embedded in project team.

    Attend / dial in to meeting discussing the project requirements.

    Communicating with project stakeholders to ensure all the interactions, exception scenarios are detailed in the functional specification.

    Creating the Axure File.

    Generating the UI Specs.

    Ensuring the UI Spec is sent for QA review with the other members of the QA team.

    Send out the approved UI Spec to the project team.

    Contract role

    £200- £250 per day

    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.