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Azure Cloud Platform SRE Engineering Lead - Leading Financial Institution

Infrastructure & Cloud

5 September 2023

Hong Kong

Our client, a major Financial Institution, is seeking an experienced Azure Cloud Platform SRE Engineering Lead to join the team. As the Azure Cloud Platform SRE Engineering Lead, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability, scalability, and efficiency of the Azure Cloud platform.


Technical Leadership:

  • Provide technical leadership and expertise in designing, implementing, and maintaining our Azure cloud platform infrastructure.

  • Drive the adoption of best practices and ensure compliance with industry standards.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement cloud solutions aligned with business needs.

Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop and execute strategic plans, roadmaps, and project initiatives for the Azure cloud platform.

  • Identify areas for improvement, cost optimization, and innovation within the Azure ecosystem.

  • Stay up to date with the latest Azure technologies and trends to recommend enhancements and drive continuous improvement.

Infrastructure Reliability and Performance:

  • Establish and maintain a robust monitoring and alerting system to proactively identify and address potential issues.

  • Implement automation and scripting to streamline operational tasks and improve system performance.

  • Conduct regular performance testing and capacity planning exercises to ensure optimal platform performance and scalability.

Incident Management and Troubleshooting:

  • Lead the incident management process to promptly resolve issues and minimize system downtime.

  • Analyze and troubleshoot complex production incidents, applying root cause analysis and implementing preventive measures.

  • Coordinate with external vendors and support teams for issue resolution and escalation management.

Documentation and Training:

  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation of system configurations, processes, and operational procedures.

  • Provide training and knowledge-sharing sessions to enhance the technical skills of the team.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.

  • Strong experience working as a Cloud Engineer/SRE in an Azure environment for a financial institution or similar industry.

  • Expertise in Azure cloud services, including Azure Resource Manager, Azure Functions, Azure Storage, Azure Networking, Azure SQL Database, and Azure Active Directory.

  • Proficient in scripting and automation tools such as PowerShell, Python, or Azure CLI.

  • Solid understanding of DevOps principles, CI/CD pipelines, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using tools like Azure DevOps or Terraform.

  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools like Azure Monitor, Azure Log Analytics, and Azure Application Insights.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex issues efficiently.

  • Excellent communication and leadership skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

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