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Senior Software Engineer (FinOps)

Role Summary:
We’re seeking a highly skilled and versatile Software Engineer to work on the FinOps team in the infrastructure department. This role is designed for a proactive and knowledgeable individual who is comfortable working across all parts of the tech stack. This includes infrastructure, frontend, and backend. The ideal candidate will excel in a collaborative environment, demonstrating a strong ability to proactively reach out to various teams within the company to collaborate on optimizing cloud consumption and drive significant cost savings.A strong candidate will enjoy getting their hands dirty writing code in multiple languages, as well as figuring out optimized infrastructure setups and consumption patterns.You will be a technical nomad. Optimizing, learning and teaching across the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

      • Collaborate with product teams across the organization to understand cloud usage patterns and identify optimisation opportunities; both technical and functional.
      • Develop and implement tools and processes for monitoring, analyzing, and forecasting cloud spending across GCP, AWS, and Azure.
      • Work closely with development teams to optimize application performance and reduce cloud costs without impacting service quality.
      • Participate in the design and deployment of scalable and efficient cloud infrastructure solutions.
      • Lead initiatives to educate teams on best practices for cloud cost management and efficiency.
      • Drive a culture of cost-awareness and financial accountability within the tech department.
      • Contribute to the development and maintenance of frontend and backend systems as needed.
      • Provide regular reports and insights on cloud spending trends, optimization efforts, and cost-saving achievements.
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Required experience:

    • Experience with one or multiple of the major cloud providers, GCP, AWS, Azure
    • Fluent in one or more backend oriented languages like Go, Kotlin, Python, Rust (and an eagerness to learn whatever is needed to get the job done)
    • SQL databases from a major vendor such as Postgres, Oracle, …
    • Previous experience with managing the cost of cloud resources
    • Building and maintaining dashboards with tools such as Graphana, PowerBI or similar

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  • Company: Cognite
  • Published: 26th February 2024
  • Closing Date: 26th May 2024
  • Country: Norway
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None