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Cloud FinOps Engineer

Job Description

The Agilent IT Computing Services (CS) team is looking for a highly motivated cloud engineer to help optimize cost for a variety of solution implementations on AWS. In the cloud financial management role, your focus will involve analyzing resource utilization trend information to improve efficiency and performance across deployments on AWS. You will need to drive teams to improve resource utilization at a minimum cost, supply standard methodology documentation as reusable artifacts across the organization, and drive adoption of technology and methodology that deliver simple, scalable, and efficient solutions.


  • 8 years of information technology, development, or business intelligence/analytics experience.
  • Experience with AWS in a solution deployment, architectural, and administrative capacity.
  • Detailed understanding of cost management, billing, and cost optimization techniques in a global multi-account enterprise AWS environment.
  • Detailed understanding of AWS and Azure savings plans, reservations, and their application in a multi-account enterprise environment for services such as EC2, S3, EBS, OpenSearch, RDS, Cost Explorer, Azure Cost Management + Billing, etc.
  • Experience with relational data models and relational database solution implementation.
  • Experience processing and analyzing large data sets (exceeding 10 million records/set) using analytical applications and native tools within AWS.
  • Ability to write original user documentation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Full life cycle implementation of multiple solutions on AWS.
  • Experience with Atlassian Confluence and Bitbucket.
  • Experience with design, implementation, and management of database solutions at scale.
  • Experience developing ETL processes.
  • Experience with cloud native data warehouse solutions such as AWS Redshift.
  • Experience with AWS China.
  • Distributed version control experience with Git and representative workflows.
  • Experience using a language with cloud provider SDK support such as Python, Ruby, Go, etc.
  • Experience with publishing searchable documentation on collaboration platforms such as wikis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Explain complex concepts in simple terms through written and oral communication.
  • Good understanding of data networks and cost implications of distributed workload placement.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Mathematics, Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS.


The US pay range for this full-time position is $111,200.00 – $205,025.00/yr, plus eligibility for bonus, stock and benefits. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum new hire pay for the position across the relevant US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. During the hiring process, a recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for a preferred location. Additional details are available at:


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  • Company: Agilent Technologies
  • Published: 22nd December 2022
  • Closing Date: 4th February 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $111,200 $205,025
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None