Microsoft Cloud Engineer

Location London
Discipline: Cloud Computing, IT Infrastructure & Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 100k per annum

​A Leading Investment Bank located in the City of London are looking for a Microsoft Cloud Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis and a hybrid working position.


The bank is a global independent financial services firm, founded in 2006 to address the need for experienced, trusted and unconflicted advice in the financial services sector.

They are cultivating a diverse work force, developing talent, and collaborating to get the best outcome for their clients is paramount to the bank's success. Their collaborative team of bankers, with broad and deep industry expertise delivers novel insights, differentiated guidance, and tailored solutions for clients. Their bankers’ extensive and unparalleled advisory experience enables them to assist clients as they navigate opportunities and challenges in any market environment.


The bank is seeking for a Microsoft Cloud Engineer to join their Systems Infrastructure Team in London. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment as part of the Global Technology Team. In this role, you will serve as a key technical resource for all SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS cloud products as well as existing on-prem technologies. You will be working closely with the Global Support Team as well as the Network and Information Security Team to deliver infrastructure solutions to the organization. You will contribute to solutions , engineering, and operations for Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, ensuring the delivery of a high-quality end-user experience while maintaining security and compliance.


  • Assist in the design, configuration, implementation, and support of the Firm’s Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, and on-prem platforms

  • Develop, define, and maintain standards and supporting documentation while adhering to best practices

  • Work both independently and collaboratively with other IT teams, vendors, technology leaders, as well as end-users when necessary

  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, excellent judgement, and possess a passion for continuous learning

  • Deliver innovative solutions in a diverse environment with shifting priorities, wearing many hats all while driving projects and tasks to completion

  • Transition existing workloads to the cloud where possible

  • Monitor on-prem and cloud infrastructures

  • Troubleshoot, track, and resolve all support escalation issues in a timely manner

  • Research emerging technologies and concepts and make recommendations

  • Participate in on-call rotation and be flexible to work extra hours and weekends as required


  • At least 5 years of experience in on-prem Microsoft and VMware systems infrastructure design, support, and administration

  • At least 2 years of experience working with Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365 in a hybrid environment

  • Azure AD, storage, and compute including Storage Account, Virtual Machines, Virtual Desktop, Backup, Automation, and Functions

  • Azure identity management including SSO (SAML), OAuth, MFA, RBAC, PIM, conditional access, monitoring / alerting, device registration, identity protection, and hybrid identity management / AD connect

  • Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune & Autopilot)

  • Microsoft Defender for Endpoint

  • Microsoft Exchange Online & On-Prem

  • Mimecast, Tessian, EOP, and Defender for 365

  • Knowledge of networking, routing, and firewall concepts (Palo Alto)

  • Scripting abilities (PowerShell, Python, etc.)

  • Experience working in a highly regulated financial services firm

  • Experience with Nasuni a plus

  • Azure certifications are a plus