You are a subject matter expert in all things cloud FinOps and can speak the languages of finance, technology, and the business to drive cross-functional collaboration. You have a passion for driving change and discovering impactful efficiencies. You lead with data and enjoy building models and dashboards as a vehicle to communicate status and opportunities. You are highly motivated to reach business goals and will proactively find creative ways to make improvements.  


We are one of the leaders in cloud cost management and premier partner to the FinOps organization, that’s software helps enterprises plan, analyze, and optimize their technology spending across traditional and cloud infrastructure. We are looking for leaders to help us evolve and transform internal processes and workflows to help scale our Engineering and Product organization as we continue to grow. We are a global team, operating openly and transparently, striving to constantly improve through accountability of ourselves and others.  


  • Develop and manage cloud infrastructure financial plan  
  • Execute and iterate on cloud spend governance process  
  • Partner with engineering leaders to define, implement, and drive best practices in FinOps 
  • Provide internal stakeholders with data-driven cost optimization opportunities based on business priorities   
  • Analyze data and produce quantitative financial models and dashboards to track and forecast spend 
  • Lead the cost optimization and investment process using RIs and SPs  
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports of cloud consumption metrics with recommendations to drive savings and efficiencies 
  • Work closely with Finance team on reporting and spend forecasts  
  • Work closely with Procurement to drive negotiations around EDP and other discount programs  
  • Create and maintain internal documentation on FinOps and cost optimization processes  
  • Work well with ambiguity and know how to engage leaders cross-functionally and communicate to a diverse set of technical and non-technical stakeholders 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience and knowledge in public cloud 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance or equivalent and/or combination of specialized work experience  
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner certification or equivalent knowledge  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in both technical and non-technical contexts  


Desired Qualifications: 

  • 3+ years experience in a cloud business operations role with an emphasis on forecast accuracy and cost optimization  
  • Experience with Cloudability or similar cloud management tools
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification or higher (or equivalent knowledge) 
  • Scripting or data science experience via Python, BASH, SQL, R, etc. 
  • FinOps Practitioner, Cloud Financial Management or equivalent Certifications 
  • Experience interacting with senior executives and business leaders 
  • Proven track record of developing frameworks to solve ambiguous problems and leveraging data to derive insights that lead to actionable recommendations 


The Company

Apptio is the leading software to fuel digital transformation. We help technology and finance leaders make smart decisions as they plan, analyze, and optimize technology investments in pursuit of digital transformation.  Apptio’s software uses machine learning to translate technology costs and utilization across on-premises systems, vendors, projects, agile and cloud systems into a holistic, business-centric view. With Apptio, IT leaders make smarter digital transformation investments. Companies of all sizes and geographies trust Apptio to fuel their digital transformation, including 60% of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit

Apptio, Inc. is not open to 3rd party solicitation or resumes for our posted FTE positions. Resumes received from 3rd party agencies that are unsolicited will be considered complimentary.

Apptio, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Apptio, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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  • Company: Apptio
  • Published: 22nd December 2022
  • Closing Date: 4th February 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner