Azure Cloud Engineer

Your success is our success

About Kynetix

We help exchanges, banks, brokers and asset managers streamline their back-office processes for greater efficiency, transparency and security. With our long and trusted history, we deliver business-critical software solutions to some of the world’s best-known financial institutions. 

We believe in

  • Putting the user at the heart of everything we do
  • Streamlining complex processes
  • Challenging the status quo and finding better ways to do things
  • Aiming high and celebrating our own, and our clients’ successes

Which means we invest time to really understand out market, listen carefully to our customers, seek highly driven people to join our team and support them to innovate, hone their expertise, and reach their highest potential.

Our people

Thanks for our people we’re proud to have earned Great Place to Work® Certification™.

We believe your career is a journey and to ensure it continues to head in the right direction, we invest heavily in our people. You help us reach our goals and we’ll help you reach yours.

We’re offering a generous starting salary, but we understand that successful people need more than just a decent salary, so we’ve done some research to find out what really matters, and we’ve developed a commitment to our people that matches their commitment to us.

  • A progressive and forward-thinking culture, where everyone’s voice is heard and where continuous feedback forms part of the normal working day.
  • Private healthcare for employees and their dependents, including reduced gym membership, discounts on fitness gadgets, cinema tickets, and food from a range of outlets.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we believe in ‘work where it makes sense’. We recognise everyone has different preferences, so we currently ask you attend meetings in person for a minimum of two days per week, however our office is open, so if you thrive on more human contact you can spend as much time in the office as works for you.
  • Innovation Projects – regular time to discover and experiment.
  • A personal training budget (equivalent to 10% of your annual salary) to help you on your career journey, whilst benefitting our clients along the way.
  • Working with and learning from our high-profile clients in some of the world’s most outstanding financial services.
  • Up to 30 days paid holiday, and additional days of un-paid holiday for when life throws up other exciting opportunities.
  • A sociable and lively team with regular team building and group activities, as well as opportunities to get together to relax and have some fun.
  • Wellbeing days for those occasions when you need to focus on yourself, your health or your family.
  • An annual fun weekend away with colleagues to a European destination. This year the team visited Copenhagen.
  • Birthday lunch out with the CEO and colleagues who share your birthday month.
  • Generous pension matching.
  • Life assurance.

The opportunity

The role of Azure Cloud Engineer is critical to the day-to-day functioning of our business.

As well as maintaining our cloud computing, the Azure Cloud Engineers also ensure we utilise the latest technology and help support a high-tech software development company.

About you

  • Are you a confident self-starter, motivated by success, earning potential and professional development? 
  • Are you inquisitive and innovative? Do you think outside the box to get results and do you enjoy working both collaboratively and independently?
  • Our Azure Cloud Engineer will have at least 3 years hands on experience of managing Azure cloud services, including external client tenant systems.
  • They’ll be motivated, ready for a challenge and target driven. They’ll enjoy working as part of a diverse team and celebrating the ‘wins’ together.
  • Success in this role is dependent on a sound knowledge in the management of Microsoft Azure technology, its implementation, costing and application, plus the ability to deploy and maintain applications in a client’s own Azure tenant.


  • Maintain and manage Kynetix cloud landscape and ensure it utilises the latest technology where appropriate.
  • Responsible for maintaining and policing Kynetix cloud landscape.
  • Assist with client installs and upgrades, including our out of hours support service.
  • Provide Out of Hours support.
  • Member of the InfoSec committee for ISO 27001 and cloud security team and helping keep Kynetix secure.
  • Onboard new users (Kit, software, licenses).
  • Maintain Kynetix AAD and user software licenses & access rights.
  • Provide internal IT support.

Skills and Expertise

What will be expected from you and the skills and expertise we are looking for.

  • Minimum 3 years hands-on experience in a similar role, ideally within a software development company using Azure.
  • Strong experience with Microsoft stack.
  • Hands-on experience deploying applications to client tenants.
  • Azure knowledge & experience.
  • InfoSec experience.
  • Managing cloud-based products like Office 365 and AAD.
  • Microsoft AZ-104 certification and/or other Microsoft certification desirable.
  • Experience with SQL desirable.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively, particularly with remote, geographically dispersed teams.
  • A self-starter with strong organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Well organised and able to manage conflicting priorities.
  • Exposure to financial markets including trading and/or derivatives would be a significant advantage.

If you think we’re a match, we’d love to hear from you!

Application process

To make the most productive use of your time and ours, we run a multi-step application process.

  • Before deciding whether to apply, take a look at our website
  • If you think we could be a good match please submit your CV to
  • Once we’ve reviewed your CV, we may invite you to a short screening call (Approx. 15 mins).
  • Suitable candidates will be then invited to a face-to-face interview with Chris, Head of Technology and Andy, Head of Operations. The interview is divided into two sections. The first section helps us to understand your attitude towards your career, how you work as part of a team and gives you the opportunity to ask questions about working at Kynetix. The second part of the interview will delve into your skills and experience and we’ll ask you to do some preparation before the interview.