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AWS Cloud Financial Cost Analyst

Job Description:

GDIT is seeking a Cloud Program Analyst Advisor who will be the cost optimization advocate for our customers. They will work with assigned customers on purchasing Reserved Instances and Savings Plans and other optimization efforts. The Cloud Program Cost Analyst will be the billing expert available for training customers on understanding Cloud usage and patterns and champion and advocate for the use of our automated tools. This individual will also provide financial operations training, drive user experience improvements, adoption of processes and FinOps education.

In this role you may also support the CMS Cloud team in delivering highly communicative and financial reports that provide customers with their usage, monthly billing and funding utilization. Candidates must be able to communicate well with their customers throughout their Cloud journey. Successful candidates are eager to take the initiative on a very large Cloud resell program where optimization and attention to detail is crucial. If you or anone you know would be interested in this position, please send all resumes to

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Assisting coworkers with collecting and reviewing financial data from various Cloud sources. (i.e. AWS Cost Explorer, CloudTamer, CloudCheckr, Cloud native cost management tools).
  • Creates, maintains, updates financial deliverables via JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft excel or other financial dashboards.
  • Analyzes customer cloud requirements and provide technical knowledge on cloud computing techniques and technologies of low- moderate complexity. Example: AWS Savings Plans and Reserved Instances
  • Research, evaluate, and deploy cloud computing optimization techniques. Example: Low Utilization of Cloud Resources
  • Assists with the management of the AWS master payer account with 850+ linked accounts.
  • Extensive & timely customer service responses.
  • AWS & MAG Cost analysis using deep understanding of Cost usage reports
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum one year of relevant experience in Cloud or Financial Operations (flexibility for the right candidate).
  • US Citizenship is Required to Be Considered for this Position.

Desired Qualifications/Skills:

  • AWS Cloud experience a plus.
  • Cloud optimization expertise in AWS required and Microsoft Azure is a plus.
  • Understanding of Cloud Technologies.
  • Expert level experience with Microsoft Excel.
  • Writing SQL queries in AWS (Athena) to customize reports is a plus.
  • Analytic/ queries understanding for cloud billing.
  • Effective communication skills both orally and written.
  • Effective organizational skills.

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.

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  • Company: Apex Systems
  • Published: 26th January 2023
  • Closing Date: 27th February 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • Salary: USD $72,000 – $108,000
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None