FinOps Manager

Published: 31st August 2022 Closing Date: 31st October 2022

Job Description

We are a great company with a “Cloud Only” strategy to host our business and customer-facing applications. We are looking for a FinOps Manager with strong cloud cost management experience to help us expand our Cloud Financial Operations (FinOps) capabilities. This role will lead and manage customer (application owners) engagements, advising at the highest strategic level on how FinOps enables cloud cost governance and business benefits realization. Reporting to the Cloud Operations Director, this role will help customers through the three components of FinOps – Inform, Optimize, and Operate, plus the core principles, to deliver upon sustainable cost controls and realize business value. Based on industry FinOps best practices, this role will co-create, accelerate, and drive adoption toward optimizing what the client spends and uses in the public cloud.

As a FinOps Manager, your responsibilities will include:

As a FinOps manager, you will play a critical role in leading a small team to define, design, develop, and deliver FinOps services, workshops, and engagements.

  •  Working with executive stakeholders from IT, Procurement, Finance, Infrastructure architecture, and Line of Business heads to develop FinOps success criteria.
  • FinOps Rollout: Developing a high-level FinOps Strategy rollout across all customers (lines of business) across the organization.
  • Creating a gap analysis for each line of business based on the to-be FinOps goals and preparing a plan to implement and improve customers’ overall FinOps capabilities.
  •  Being an active leader and playing a vital role in the end-to-end client engagement, delivering consultative working sessions, developing a shared understanding of current capabilities, and advancing their FinOps maturity.
  •  Developing and maintaining relationships with key customer stakeholders to onboard them with FinOps tools and processes.
  •  Reinforcing a growth mindset and relishing opportunities to use familiar and unfamiliar technologies, techniques, and processes.
  •  Through cross-functional collaboration, you will also expand your business and consulting skills through interactions with technical and non-technical colleagues and customers.

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Qualifications

WHAT IT TAKES TO CATCH OUR EYE:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in finance, computer science, computer engineering, information science.
  •  Minimum 5 years’ experience consulting in Cloud Advisory & IT Financial Services or Operational Experience with Cloud Cost Governance within an IT Organization.
  • Consulting Experience within IT Finance and Public Cloud Consumption and Reporting
  • Experience and working knowledge of native cloud cost management tooling and/or third-party cloud management platforms (CMP)
  • 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
  • Google or Azure cloud practitioner certifications.
  • FinOps Certified Cloud Practitioner certification is a plus
  •  Startup mindset and growth mentality

Additional Information

WHY JOIN US?

We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today’s workforce. We meet you where you are…wherever you are, by providing sensible remote and hybrid work arrangements. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real.

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Details

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