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Cloud Financial Operations Subject Matter Expert

As the Cloud FinOps SME will assist customer teams in understanding the FinOps methodology and provide guidance on how to mature the organization in the FinOps capabilities.

You will excel in this role if you:

  • Develop and champion cloud infrastructure cost management best practices.
  • Partners with the agencies finance, procurement, & engineering teams to help measure and manage their cloud infrastructure costs. Be proficient with public cloud technology tools to help drive FinOps practices and methodologies.
  • Builds analytical models to provide data-driven guidance on cloud infrastructure spend.
  • Creates utilization and forecasting models to predict future outcomes of cloud infrastructure spend and usage.
  • Creates and maintains internal documentation on FinOps and cost optimization processes.

What we are expecting from you (i.e. the qualifications you must have):

  • 3+ years of experience with Azure, AWS, GCP and/or Oracle cloud services.
  • 2+ years of experience working in a DoD or other Federal Government environment.
  • Deep understanding of CSP FinOps tools.
  • Experience with relational databases, data extraction, and data analysis tools.
  • Understanding of Federal Government IT procurement processes.
  • Understanding of industry best practices related to Cloud resource tagging and tagging enforcement thru automation.

What we will provide in return: Excellent compensation and amazing benefits

  • Multiple health insurance options which include a PPO plan with ZERO deductibles and an HSA plan.
  • 401k Immediate Vesting. Company matches 100% of the first 3% contributed and 50% of the next 2% contributed.
  • Fully paid long-term disability, short-term disability, and life insurance.
  • Flexible Spending Account options.
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Flexible work schedules with the ability to bank extra hours for additional time off.
  • Government shutdown protection where employees don’t have to use leave for up to 3 days out of the year for inclement weather or budget issues.
  • Employee centric culture and a belief that we should empower those who are good at what they do and then give them the tools they need to achieve success and grow their career.
  • A commitment to learning and growth and easy ways to achieve both including a training budget, education assistance, mentorship programs and collaborative learning sessions.
  • A collaborative environment that fosters communication and an open-door policy.

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  • Company: Applied Insight
  • Published: 5th July 2024
  • Closing Date: 5th September 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None