Senior Microsoft Azure Platform Engineer

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Senior Microsoft Azure Platform Engineer

at leading Private Equity Firm

Location: London, UK (Hybrid)

Salary: Competitive


This company is among one of the world’s leading investors in the secondary market for private assets. With 30+ years of experience in the sector, they are acknowledged as an innovator at the complex end of secondaries and regularly provide liquidity and private market solutions to worldwide interest.

The company is continually refining its products and offerings and is expanding its cutting-edge tech solutions on a daily basis in order to go that extra mile for its investors. So, this opportunity would greatly appeal to a Senior Microsoft Azure Platform Engineer who’s interested in gaining valuable experience and taking that next step in their career!

The company’s innovative nature has supported its 7% growth in the last 6 months so as Senior Microsoft Azure Platform Engineer, there will be continuous opportunities for the development and upscaling of IT functions within the company.

About the company

This company are known for being one of the world’s largest specialists in the secondaries market and manages around $30 billion. With over 400 Limited partners globally, the company not only benefits from extensive financial versatility but also considerable international support.

The company delivers for their investors by understanding its strategic objectives and providing specialized insight and knowledge on complex transactions. Developing these relationships have been key to the company’s rapid success.

This success has been quantified by numerous achievements including several ‘Firm of the Year’ and ‘Deal of the Year’ awards.

This company benefits from a tight-knit team with around 300 employees, a fifth of whom solely work within the tech division. The IT function of the company implements and manages solutions to satisfy ongoing and unforeseen business requirements across the organisation with the aid of outside service providers.

You will feel incredibly valued and invested in working as a Senior Microsoft Azure Platform Engineer at such a reputable organisation.

About the Senior Microsoft Azure Platform Engineer:

The Azure Platform Engineer would lead a team of 5 engineers who monitor and manage the technology foundations that underpin the company’s IT services to ensure they are reliable and secure. Your responsibilities will include:

– Identifying solutions – Collaboratively establish Azure options

– Design/delivery support – Advise on design, development, and integration of providing a consultancy service

– Continuous improvement – Help teams learn and improve implementation of new apps, monitoring and common design patterns. Responsible for delivering continual service improvements and transformational activities surrounding C, use of the Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform and working closely with our 3rd party MSP who manage our platform

– Incident fulfilment – The team also provide 3rd-line support for issues escalated by the Service Desk. Would work closely with technical stakeholders providing advice, assistance and assurance on solution identification, design, development, and integration

– Change management – Peer review and approve changes that would impact services/products and platforms that are operated by CS&P functions. The expectation of this role is also to train/upskill other members of the CS&P team on the MS Azure Cloud Platform

While your responsibilities are outlined above, you will also be expected to support your team with:

  • Design/Delivery Assurance – Assist with the specification of apps in Azure to ensure the selection of appropriate Azure services
  • Technical Compliance – Sit on the Technical Design Authority (TDA) to ensure common design patterns and standards are defined and adhered to
  • Solution Documentation – Provide relevant materials to teams’ design documentation
  • Investigating and resolving operational issues
  • Proof of Concepts – Appropriate deployment of Azure tech to enable approval by stakeholders

Ideal Requirements for This Role:

· Experienced Azure Administrator/Project Consultant

· Alternatively, an Azure Engineer/Technical Consultant who has worked on internal Azure platforms for businesses before

· Providing technical advice to other team members, including other staff, investors, and the 3rd party supplier

· Awareness of CI/CD pipelines and their implementation and how to support them in an Azure environment

· Infrastructure as Code (ARM Templates, DSC, BICEP or Terraform)

· Azure Active Directory (AD)

· Design experience with Azure would be beneficial – design, build and maintain secure cloud infrastructure

· Hands-on experience deploying Azure

· Experience and knowledge of SQL Services and Managed instances would be beneficial

· Virtual Networking

· Microsoft Azure Administrator certification as well as any other relevant Microsoft qualifications

Apply to the Role:

Roles like these are snapped up very quickly, so act now if you do not want to miss out! Reply to this advert or email your CV to oliver@weareorbis.com

Recruiter: Oliver Daly


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