FinOps Manager

Company: BitSight Published: 7th December 2022 Closing Date: 31st January 2023

About the job

The FinOps Manager is responsible for working with a range of internal stakeholders to design, develop and manage BitSight’s cloud financial management (FinOps) function. We are looking for a driven individual with demonstrated experience building and maturing Cloud FinOps capabilities in a growth SaaS company setting. The ideal candidate will need strong analytics, cross-team collaboration and multi-tasking skills that can execute and deliver quickly.

They will become a trusted liaison between engineering and finance; helping finance quantify the cost impacts of engineering operational decisions and helping engineering implement cost management best practices.

Key Responsibilities

Cost Forecasting

  • Develop, maintain, and evolve cost and forecasting models to provide required insights to current and future cloud spend.
  • Work with our engineering and product teams to accurately attribute costs to teams, help them develop forecasts and determine cost drivers of their expenses.
  • Partner with Finance to maintain connection between company financial plans and AWS Cost Reporting.

Operations & Optimization

  • Partner with our Cloud Engineering team to ensure appropriate tagging and alerts strategies are deployed to manage costs and determine deviations from plan.
  • Partner with our Cloud Engineering team to drive unit cost optimization efforts by recommending reserved instances & savings plans, uncovering rightsizing optimizations and reducing waste.

Cost Reporting

  • Build, supervise and improve real-time cloud cost dashboards and forecasts.
  • Develop and maintain Cloud Cost KPIs, scorecards, and standard metrics.
  • Create and deliver targeted stakeholder presentations, dashboards, and data visualizations that surface key observations, learnings, and recommendations.

FinOps Roadmap

  • Partner with Engineering and R&D Operations to develop and evolve a high-level FinOps Strategy rollout across the organization.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key customer stakeholders to onboard them with FinOps tools and processes.
  • Recommend tools that we would need to best support our FinOps function across the company.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in finance, Computer Science, or Information Systems.

  • 8+ years of experience Cloud Advisory & IT Financial Services or Operational Experience with Cloud Cost Governance within an IT Organization, preferably with a SaaS company
  • Experience and working knowledge of native cloud cost management tooling and/or third-party cloud management or optimization platforms (e.g. AWS Cost explorer, Cloudhealth, Apptio/Cloudability, etc.)
  • Significant experience with cloud cost optimization
  • Experience creating analytical and financial models for data-driven decisions
  • Experience in building out a FinOps subject area
  • Practical knowledge of native cloud provider cost management capabilities and pricing models
  • Experience with anomaly detection,capacity planning and rightsizing, tagging and storage lifecycle policies, and automation
  • Analytical skills to collect, coordinate and present sophisticated data to a variety of audiences
  • Experience in developing KPI’s and scorecards based on internal and industry benchmarks
  • Ability to drive change management ideas and experience to increase program success
  • Results-driven and goal-oriented
  • Analytical Thinker with solid communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
  • Passion for presenting, training, and teaching, with a strong work ethic and positive attitude
  • FinOps Certified Cloud Practitioner certification is a plus
  • AWS cloud practitioner certification is a plus

Location

Details

  • Company: BitSight
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner

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