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Senior | Cloud Operations and FinOps Analyst | based in Poland

PURPOSE

Are you ready to contribute to a sustainable future and be at the heart of the European Union’s Climate Bank’s digital evolution? The European Investment Bank (EIB) is on a strategic mission to integrate advanced IT technologies, enhancing our business efficacy and the interaction experience with our clients and partners. Our Digital Transformation’s success is energized by the diverse array of our team’s skills, profound expertise, and dedication to bringing our forward-thinking vision to life. While we’re headquartered in the vibrant city of Luxembourg, we’re excited to establish out Centre of Excellence in the dynamic hub of Warsaw!

We are embarking on a transformative journey from on-premises infrastructure to cloud-based operations, aiming to optimize our operational expenditure while ensuring the scalability and efficiency of our services. As we navigate this pivotal transition, we are looking for a skilled Cloud Operations FinOps Specialist to join our team and drive financial and operational excellence in our cloud initiatives.

Let’s shape the digital future together. Apply now to build technological excellence with a purpose!

OPERATING NETWORK

You will report directly to the Head of the Network and Data Centre Unit. You will work in close collaboration with variety of IT teams in particular with infrastructure and application teams. As you will be based in Warsaw some business travel to the EIB Headquarters is foreseen to meet with the larger team & in-house clients based in Luxembourg. This dynamic role not only offers the opportunity to impact our digital landscape but also enables you to engage with diverse teams and projects across Europe.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Develop and execute cloud cost optimization strategies, analyzing spending patterns to ensure efficient resource use
  • Liaise regularly with IT teams to align cloud spending with financial planning, ensuring transparent and effective budget management
  • Lead the deployment and management of cloud operations tools and platforms, such as Flexera, Cloudify by IBM, and PowerBI, to enhance monitoring, automation, and optimization of cloud environments
  • Conduct analysis of cloud service utilization and performance metrics, driving continuous improvements.
  • Champion FinOps principles across the organization, promoting cost-awareness and efficiency
  • Advise on cloud operations and financial strategies, providing guidance to stakeholders and decision-makers
  • Negotiate contracts and manage relationships with vendors and cloud service providers to secure the best terms and services
  • Stay abreast of emerging trends in cloud technologies and FinOps, integrating innovative solutions to enhance operational capabilitie
  • Facilitate training and knowledge sharing sessions on cloud operations and financial management

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University degree (minimum an equivalent to a Bachelor) preferably in computer science, information technology or related disciplines
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience with a focus on Cloud Operations its financial management and cost optimization
  • Strong understanding of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and their billing models
  • Experience with cloud monitoring, management tools management, optimization strategies and budgeting
  • Knowledge of FinOps principles and practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and/or French (*), with a good command of the other. Knowledge of other EU languages would be an advantage.

COMPETENCIES

Find out more about EIB core competencies here

(*) Unless stated explicitly as a required qualification, a good command of French is not a pre-requisite for hire.  As both English and French are however official working languages of the EIB, proficiency in both languages is a pre-requisite for your future career development.  Any language clause in your contract must be fulfilled in order for you to be eligible for a promotion (either via the annual appraisal cycle or via an internal selection process).  Proficiency is understood to mean the attainment of level 5 of the Inter Institutional language courses, corresponding to B1.2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL).  The Bank offers appropriate training support. 

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  • Company: European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Published: 27th March 2024
  • Closing Date: 25th May 2024
  • Country: Poland
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None