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Cloud FinOps Engineer

Paylocity is a cloud-based software company that creates customized HR solutions for small to mid-sized organizations. Our workplace enhances communication and enables employees to connect, collaborate, and create from anywhere. Our award-winning culture ensures everyone has a voice and feels truly welcome. Join Paylocity as we shape the future of technology and the workplace!

We give our employees what they need to succeed, including great benefits and perks! We offer medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and a 401(k) match, as well as perks that support you, your family, and your finances. And if it’s career development you desire, we provide that, too! At Paylocity, people matter most and have always been at the heart of our business.

Help Paylocity enhance communication and enable employees to connect, collaborate, and create from anywhere with a position in Product & Technology!

Want to develop the strategies and principles needed to deliver compelling software? Join our team and help us enhance our all-in-one software platform, elevate our one-of-a-kind technology, and improve the employee experience.

Take your career to the next level at one of G2’s Top 100 Software Companies. Explore our Product & Technology positions to see where you fit!

The Expertise and Skills You Bring

  • Deep understanding of AWS cloud-based services, usage models and pricing with hands on experience.
  • Proficient with multiple programming languages – Java, Python, NodeJS, etc.
  • Past performance in information technology, as a business/data analyst with the unique ability to bridge finance and technology.
  • Analyze spend trends, opportunities for savings, and offer advisory services with specific improvement recommendations.
  • Work with distributed teams to influence strategy, tactics, and execution of cloud usage.
  • Strong understanding of how to translate development team requirements into cost effective cloud-based solutions, ability to partner cross-organizationally and drive cost optimization discussions.
  • Experience managing reoccurring software budgets tracking actuals and
  • A passion for learning new technologies, practices, and ways of working.
  • Hands on experience developing API’s, automation and instilling an API first culture.
  • Understanding of container technologies (Kubernetes, Docker).
  • Experience working in an agile environment and helping teams with limited agile experience.
  • Ability to manage deliverables independently and with a high degree of efficiency.
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, conceptual thinking and problem-solving capabilities
  • Good facilitation and influencing skills.
  • Self-motivated, independent and strategic thinker
  • Attention to detail.


EEO and accessibility Statement Paylocity is an equal opportunity employer. Paylocity is committed to the full inclusion of all individuals. We comply with federal and state disability laws and make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the job application or interview process, please contact

This role can be performed from any office in the US. The pay range for this position is $92,936-$201-701; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. This position is eligible for an annual bonus and restricted stock unit grant based on individual performance in addition to a full range of benefits outlined here. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via

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  • Company: Paylocity
  • Published: 19th May 2023
  • Closing Date: 28th May 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $92,936-$201,701
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None