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Cloud Services Specialist: Cloud Optimization

About the job

Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds, and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you.In this role, you will leverage your extensive technical cloud services background and become a critical part of a strong multi-cloud specialization team that supports Equifax’s global enterprise. You will review the current cloud resource utilization, performance/capacity while providing optimization guidance. In this role, you will experience leading cross-functional technical/business/finance collaboration and be able to influence across multiple levels of an organization.

What you’ll do

  • Provide guidance on deploying minimum footprint and scale horizontally to balance performance/cost of cloud capacity resources
  • Develop and maintain cloud infrastructure capacity by monitoring and tracking of cloud capacity & resource utilization of service by region
  • Work with service owners (technology & business) and cloud vendors in reviewing the final capacity plan & requirements based on current utilization and future demand forecast based on business/customer requirements on a recurring basis and share the forecasted requirements to cloud vendors advance
  • Work closely with Finance/Sourcing in optimizing pricing
  • Track Cloud Cost Optimization/FinOps KPIs

What Experience You Need

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent job experience required
  • 7+ years of strong Public Cloud Services hands-on experience (DevOps, SRE, and/or Cloud Engineering skills to include global enterprise level experience)
  • 2+ years of Cloud Cost Optimization experience
  • 2+ years experience in performance, capacity, and scaling tests and forecasting the capacity demand
  • 3+ years of experience with google cloud platform (GCP)
  • 3+ years of experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • 2+ years of experience with Kubernetes

What could set you apart

  • Experience with Cloud Cost Governance tooling like (Cloudability, CloudHealth, etc) highly preferred
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Experience presenting to senior leaders (Equifax uses Google Workspace: Google Slides, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Gmail, Google Meet, Google Chat)
  • Public Cloud (GCP, AWS) and FinOps Certification is preferred
  • You thrive in and have experience and passion for working within a DevOps culture and as part of a team

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  • Company: Equifax
  • Published: 8th June 2023
  • Closing Date: 12th July 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner