Senior Cloud Spend Analyst (Remote)

Published: 23rd August 2022 Closing Date: 30th September 2022

Position Overview

We’re growing our Cloud Spend Management team within Autodesk’s Vendor Platform organization. The team is seeking an experienced analyst to provide business and financial governance support for our public cloud consumption, and to assist in managing the cloud spend and providing guidance on opportunities for cost optimization.



  • Support development and DevOps teams in understanding their cloud bills based on their business goals and budget
  • Provide summaries and detailed usage statistics for resources across public clouds, offering actionable intelligence to right-size and scale services efficiently
  • Identify and facilitate opportunities to optimize, reduce cost and plans to realize the savings
  • Build and maintain cloud usage visibility to proactively optimize workloads
  • Provide early intervention, management, and advice to public cloud consumers
  • Work closely with financial and billing teams on budget, forecast and expenses reports relating to hosting
  • Create operational metrics to demonstrate costs and usage and assist with tracking with the necessary stakeholders
  • Lead regular cadence calls providing expert advice and consulting on cloud financial management activities
  • Oversee the cloud billing dashboards, and manage the AWS Savings Plans and AWS Reserved Instance purchases
  • Configure and manage cloud cost optimization tools
  • Create and maintain internal documentation on FinOps and cost optimization processes and customer environments


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in cloud expense management
  • Strong ability to analyze and interpret data and provide insights
  • Exposure to public cloud billing and services including AWS and Azure
  • Comfortable performing requirements analysis, interfacing with stakeholders of various levels, and documenting solutions
  • Ability to articulate technical topics to non-technical audiences both in writing, in diagrams, and in-person
  • Energetic team player who works well across boundaries and readily adapts to change and enjoys rapid development
  • Confident of your skills, and abilities and willing to share what you know, while learning from others
  • Deals well with ambiguous or undefined problems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills


The Ideal Candidate

  • 5+ years of experience with cloud expense management, business analyst experience, or cloud engineering
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology
  • Familiarity with various database technologies (NoSQL, SQL) and data interchange formats (XML, JSON)
  • AWS certification is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Finance, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field



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  • Company: AutoDesk
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
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  • FinOps Certifications Required: None