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Cloud FinOps Analyst

Cloud FinOps Analyst

Bloomfield, CT (Hybrid)


As the Cloud FinOps Analyst, you will ensure that the Cloud Center of Enablement’s cloud spending aligns with its business objectives, and that cross-functional teams work harmoniously to gain more financial control and predictability, reduce friction, and deliver products faster. This is achieved through financial cost analysis and reporting, developing a key of business-value metrics and KPIs, budgeting, promoting efficiency and optimization, and being an agent of continuous improvement. The function therefore requires a candidate with a strong understanding of financial services in conjunction with wide cloud technology exposure.



  • Cost accountability and enablement
    • Establish governance and set standards for managing cloud spend
    • Build foundation to enable the creation of cost allocation models that align cloud spend with functional ownership across the organization
  • Measurement and realization
    • Establish metrics and KPIs to measure success of transformation, starting with a set of cost-optimization metrics and eventually shift to unit economics / business value metrics such as cost per transaction or cost per customer serve
  • Cost optimization
    • Identify key cost-optimization drivers in an iterative and continuous process that provides a consistent methodology to manage cloud consumption in a most cost-effective manner
    • Key areas of optimization: Resource optimization, Pricing optimization, Architecture optimization
  • Planning and forecasting
    • Plan and forecast cloud resources as part of project intake in partnership with engineering teams, to better understand the cost drivers, allocate spend, and benchmark efficiency
  • Tools and accelerators
    • Deploy cost-management tools to analyze real-time billing and cost data
    • Developing a reporting dashboard to manage cloud spend and value tracking
    • Implementing automation scripts to set account guardrails and budget alerts

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2-4 years experience implementing the FinOps lifecycle – Inform, Optimize, Operate
  • Experience with public cloud offerings such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Services, Oracle Cloud
  • Experience with Cloud Management Platforms
  • Experience building BI dashboards (e.g., Apptio, Tableau, Power BI…)
  • Experience authoring SQL
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and technical documentation skills in order to engage with internal customers
  • Conceptual understanding GAAP reporting
  • Experience with container technologies preferred
  • FinOps specific certification and training (e.g., FinOps Foundation Practitioner/Professional) preferred
  • Knowledge working in an Agile environment preferred



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  • Company: Brooksource
  • Published: 29th August 2023
  • Closing Date: 31st October 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Contract
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner