Azure Implementation Engineer (Central London)

Location London
Discipline: Software Design and Application Development, IT Infrastructure & Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Package is up to £250k depending on skills and experience.

A Global Hedge Fund client of ours located in Central London are seeking an Azure Implementation Engineer to join their team for a 12-month FTC with the potential of going permanent with Hybrid working.


  • Package is up to £250k depending on skills and experience.


The company is a leading provider of alternative investment solutions. They work collaboratively as a unified global entity with their clients to establish long-lasting, trustworthy relationships built on integrity. Their organisational ethos is characterised by perpetual innovation and a steadfast pursuit of progress. They seek to find innovative approaches and rely on fresh perspectives to create unique value and optimise benefits for their clients. With a global presence, their offices are located in major cities such as New York, London, Hong Kong, and Singapore. As of January 2022, they have approximately $63 billion of assets under management (AUM).

Their technology team fosters a culture of collaboration across all business areas on a global level. Their goal is to utilise the most effective tools for the job, providing opportunities for continuous learning and implementing modern technologies. All teams share a common goal of pushing boundaries and thinking creatively to create a fast-paced, dynamic and successful work environment.


They are seeking an enthusiastic Azure Engineer specialising in Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) to join their team in Central London. Their team is central to the business as they are responsible for the technology that underpins everything they do therefore you will have a direct impact on the success of the company.

The Azure Engineer will help implement their diverse technology stack, end-to-end, and are constantly in search of incremental improvements, new technologies, and ways of working to evolve their Azure platform and give them a competitive edge. They are looking for individuals who want to find unique solutions for optimising efficiency and performance in a context where they are key enablers. The ideal candidate will need to have deep knowledge of Azure IaaS services, including Office365, Azure Entra tooling, Azure security tooling, Azure deployment methods like App Proxy and Azure automation.

Examples of initial projects this role would deliver:

Security controls and best practices

  • Authentication and admin workflows

  • Conditional access and any critical controls in code or controlled in a way where they cannot be reverted without an approval workflow

Exchange hybrid

  • A good understanding of availability fallback, risk and contingencies should O365 be unavailable

  • Detailed benefits to moving routing and mailboxes

  • Self-service calendar bookings

Azure app proxy

  • Tested in their environment using a number of PWAs they have deployed today, delivering self service as code for further onboarding by teams

  • Accessible by their managed devices only


  • Annual Discretionary Bonuses: Reflecting firm and individual performance.

  • Health and Life Insurance: Range of healthcare benefits to help you manage your personal, physical and emotional wellbeing.

  • Food & Beverage: Complimentary breakfast and lunch for all employees plus on-site coffee bars and a wide variety of healthy snacks.

  • Global Office Design: They aim to create a cohesive environment, regardless of region. They've designed office spaces to ensure everyone feels the connection no matter where you're located.

  • Cycle to Work Initiative: Green loan scheme which employees are able to use for the purchase of bicycles.

  • Enhanced Caregiver Leave: Enhanced, flexible primary and secondary caregiver leave.

  • Annual Training Allowance: Encourage personal and professional development. This allowance may be used towards conferences, seminars, and training courses which supplement extensive on-site training materials.

  • Pension Scheme: Generous pension and retirement savings plans.

  • Sabbatical: Generous sabbatical after you've been with the company for 8 years and every 4 years after that.

  • Charity Donation Matching: Generous charity matching scheme and ample opportunities to become involved in the community. They offer charity of the year awards in each region and encourage employees to submit causes they're passionate about.

  • Carbon Offset Programme: The company offsets its CO2 emissions annually and aims to sustainably source all office materials.

  • Physical and Mental Fitness: Health and wellness benefits include an onsite gym & classes (LDN and NYC), gym subsidies in other regions, access to mental health support, and subscriptions to mindfulness platforms.

  • Employee Referral Programme: Bonus for each successful hire in the month your referral joins the company.