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Technical Business Analyst, FinOps

Required Skills And Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in Technical Business Analyst, Program Management, Program Management, or similar experience in a Technology Function.
  • 1+ years of experience in either AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • A demonstrated passion for technology, with an ability to engage in complex discussions thoughtfully and articulately across varying levels of technical expertise.
  • A desire to learn new technologies, understand how they work, and provide guidance into how they can fit within Annalect.
  • Strong financial acumen, including experience monitoring costs/budgets in a cloud environment.
  • Attention to detail, a ‘no-challenge-too-big’ mentality, and immaculate organization and documentation skills.

Additional Skills (Nice to have one or more of these)

  • Coding experience, such as Python or SQL.
  • Relevant certifications such as: FinOps Certified Practitioner, AWS Cloud Practitioner, GCP Cloud Digital Leader, or Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals.
  • Experience with cloud cost forecasting or optimization methods.
  • Experience working with a globally distributed team.
  • Experience in Media, Advertising, Marketing, or a similar industry to Annalect/Omnicom.

Responsibilities

Position Overview:

Annalect is looking for a Technical Business Analyst to join our technology team. The Technical Business Analyst is accountable for maintaining a deep understanding of our development and engineering roadmap, monitoring costs and infrastructure budgets, and ensuring cross-team alignment across technology, finance, product, and other stakeholders within the organization. Furthermore, this individual will play a key role in cloud cost estimations, optimizations, forecasting, reporting, and maintenance and advancements in Annalect’s FinOps practices.

This individual must have a proven track record of thorough documentation and project management skills working with technical teams. This is a hands-on position that requires strategic and creative thinking to provide expertise across the entire infrastructure and operational lifecycle, ensuring the technology team’s success as it relates to FinOps.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a deep understanding of Technology’s roadmap, priorities, and ongoing projects to:
    • Monitor organizational costs and provide alignment to various teams, particularly with Annalect Finance.
    • Investigate and analyze usage to provide guidance on multi-cloud cost optimization methods, anomalies, trends, and budgets.
    • Create simplified forecast models based on complex infrastructure plans covering multiple cloud services.
  • Create and maintain top-notch documentation of budgets, anomalies, forecasts, and other FinOps practices.
  • Act as the point of contact across internal teams, external vendors, and other stakeholders to enable the Technology team to focus on the delivery of our roadmap

Technical Guidance

  • Directly works with the DevOps, Engineering, and Product teams maintaining budgetary alignment, with an understanding of all technology infrastructure and operational development activities.
  • Provide expertise for new development and projects to align with Annalect’s best practices.
  • Maintain effective multi-cloud reports and dashboards using various tools.
  • Enable transparency across various teams by establishing and automating cost allocation reports.
  • Work within and drive a high-level technical cost optimization strategy, as well as take a hands-on approach to implementing that strategy.

Perks of working at Annalect

  • Culture! We have an incredibly fun, collaborative environment that encourages engagement and work/life balance
  • Generous PTO that includes vacation days, personal days, a fantastic Summer Friday program and extended time off around the holiday season.
  • As part of Omnicom, we have the backing and resources of a global billion-dollar company, but also have the flexibility and pace of a “startup” – we move fast, break things, and innovate.

To request a modification to this listing please email jobs@finops.org

  • Company: Annalect
  • Published: 27th March 2024
  • Closing Date: 31st May 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner