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Lead AWS Cloud Cost Optimization Developer

Embrace the opportunity to join our remote team as a Lead AWS Cloud Cost Optimization Developer.

This role revolves around enhancing cloud expenditure transparency by establishing a data-driven process for alerting, reporting, and optimizing cloud costs. We’re seeking a candidate with hands-on experience in DevOps or SRE, comprehensive knowledge of cost analysis and optimization in expansive AWS environments, enthusiasm for data analysis, and the capability to effectively collaborate across the organization.


  • Identifying optimization opportunities with various software development and engineering teams to optimize ROI on cloud resources and advocate cost-effective cloud infrastructure
  • In-depth comprehension of the client’s product, its cloud architecture and deployment, and the associated costs for each environment segment
  • Collaborating with architects and engineers to provide advice on architecture and resource optimization, waste management, capacity management, and KPI development
  • Monitoring and identifying increases in Cloud costs and usage anomalies, with the ability to investigate the source of these increases
  • Coordinating with teams and tracking cloud reservation/savings plans to repurpose freed-up capacity
  • Evaluating and investigating data patterns and anomalies to inform strategic and operational decisions
  • Recommending savings opportunities in relation to cloud commitment purchases and tracking utilization of these commitments
  • Identifying efficiency areas and developing optimization plans
  • Developing, modifying, and maintaining reports, dashboards, and alerts for cloud costs and utilization
  • Implementing dashboards and automated reporting for cost and cost compliance
  • Participating in the creation, automation, and governance of Cost Optimization policies and best practices
  • Reporting KPIs and suggested savings opportunities
  • Partnering with engineering teams to ensure cost improvements are effective


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in AWS Cloud Cost Optimization
  • At least 1 year of experience in leading software development teams with excellent leadership skills demonstrated
  • Experience in AWS Cloud Adoption Framework and AWS Cost Explorer, AWS Budgets, and Amazon EC2
  • Experience with containerization and AWS EKS
  • Proficiency in Amazon S3, AWS Lambda, Amazon CloudWatch, and Smartsheet
  • Proficiency in Python
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience in a remote and Agile work environment
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills, adept at communicating with both technical and non-technical audiences

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  • Company: EPAM Systems
  • Published: 6th May 2024
  • Closing Date: 6th July 2024
  • Country: Colombia
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None