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Cloud FinOps Analyst

We are seeking an experienced (2-3 years) Public Cloud FinOps Analyst who is driven to build and maintain a customer-obsessed Cloud Solution Partner (CSP) program.  The successful candidate will be a subject matter expert on cloud billing & licensing models and capable of resolving complex customer requests or complaints. They will be expected to apply best practice processes/procedures associated with the finances of the Public Cloud, including tools, reporting and escalations to ensure delighted clients.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct detailed financial analysis and forecasting for cloud spending across multiple platforms (i.e., AWS, Azure, Google).
  • Leverage cloud-native and third-party management tools to identify and act upon optimization opportunities.
  • Research cloud service configuration, billing, usage and purchase options to reduce options for clients to maintain or improve performance while reducing cost.
  • Supervise and analyze cloud usage and spending patterns to identify root causes and recommend corrective actions.
  • Prepare and present reports, recommendations and progress made on optimization initiatives and cost saving opportunities.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date cost and usage reports.
  • Contribute to the continuous process improvement initiatives as needed to ensure our offerings remain compelling and innovative.

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyze financial data and provide actionable insights and recommendations.
  • Deep understanding of cloud financial management and principles, budgeting, and forecasting processes.
  • Previous experience optimizing workflows and implementing process improvement.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing demands.
  • Ability to follow processes as written and possess the flexibility to perform and document tasks where no process exists.
  • Either possess or be willing to achieve FinOps, AWS and Azure certifications.
  • Either possess two years’ prior experience with public cloud billing and licensing models or be willing to learn.
  • Either possess prior experience working in the AWS Management Console and Azure Portal or similar Cloud Portals & Consoles or be willing to train.

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

  • Company: Blue Mantis
  • Published: 22nd May 2024
  • Closing Date: 22nd July 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner