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Engineer, FinOps Advisor

What Cloud Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health
Information Technology oversees the effective development, delivery, and operation of computing and information services. This function anticipates, plans, and delivers Information Technology solutions and strategies that enable operations and drive business value.

Cloud Engineering analyzes the financial, operational, and technical feasibility of adopting external cloud based IT software, platform and infrastructure services. This job family evaluates the costs and benefits of cloud, virtual private networks, dedicated housing, and in-house solutions and identifies portions of the organization’s IT infrastructure with the highest potential return for cloud deployment. Cloud Engineering also manages the implementation of cloud services and their integration with in-house applications and systems, coordinating with vendors and adhering to engineering best practices.

 

Responsibilities

  • Engage regularly with Director and VP level stakeholders as their primary cloud finance and technical point of contact
  • Oversee the adoption and implementation of Looker reporting for internal stakeholders
  • Analyze stakeholder business objectives and use Looker and/or the vendor consoles to build insightful reporting
  • Perform analysis, create decks and present regular operational reviews to internal stakeholder leadership (VP and above)
  • Contribute educational content, EIT Hub posts, and tutorials to help stakeholders derive more value from Cloud
  • Ability to deliver and articulate good, or not-so-good news
  • Driving process and system improvements within and across the department that increase cloud financial efficiency
  • Participate in the development, monitoring and enforcement of cloud financial policies
  • Lead financial analysis and monitoring for cloud-related budgeting and forecasting
  • Recommend cloud cost reduction measures to ensure optimal configuration from budgetary perspectives;
  • Performing infrastructure billing and optimization activities;
  • Maintaining cost information on a daily basis using AWS, GCP, Looker or other third-party tools
  • Be the voice of the internal customer, cloud champion and advocate for application team requirements with our DevOps and Engineering teams

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in related field preferred, or 4+ years experience in related field
  • IaaS knowledge: AWS, GCP, Azure
  • Analytics/Data: Ability to navigate complex data sets and pull out insights using Looker, Excel, SQL or similar tools
  • Skilled at building relationships with internal stakeholders and co-workers.  As in: exceptional business partner with outstanding ability to collaborate and work cross-functionally and at multiple levels of the organization through influence rather than direct authority.
  • A great communicator in both technical and non-technical contexts and ability to deliver good/bad news
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly establish credibility and capability to effectively build rapport with and partner with executives and sponsors.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration and consultative skills. Inquisitive and positive mindset in approaching complex problems.
  • Ability to influence through clear presentation and communication of complex data analysis
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data to develop insights and recommendations that synthesizes information across functions and perspectives

 

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work; independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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  • Company: Cardinal Health
  • Published: 12th September 2023
  • Closing Date: 7th October 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None