The opportunity

As a FinOps Analyst, you will identify impactful savings opportunities, model them to quantify the expected impact, and partner with engineering teams to get them executed.  There will also be opportunities to work on cost visibility, forecasting, business insights, and reservation management, but initially you’ll be primarily focused on cost optimizations.

You will

  • Work across engineering departments to coordinate cost reporting, evangelize savings opportunities, and evaluate the cost effectiveness of new engineering initiatives.

  • Use Datadog, BI visualization tools, SQL, and spreadsheet wizardry to build cost models and discover meaningful insights about cloud usage.

  • Explore new/unfamiliar cost areas, toolsets, and visualizations to raise the bar on how well our team serves our customers.

You are

  • You have at least 1 year of experience analyzing and optimizing cloud spend at a large scale.

  • You understand the major cloud providers’ product offerings and how engineers use them, with experience in either AWS, GCP, or Azure.

  • You have excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience in partnering with clients.

  • You can speak the language of both Engineering and Finance.

The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $119,000 to $153,000, plus a competitive equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate’s skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.

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  • Company: Datadog
  • Published: 15th February 2024
  • Closing Date: 18th May 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $119,000 to $153,000
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None