Job Description

This individual will be responsible for building dashboards in tableau or power-bi. They will work to use analytical skills to analyze data from accounting, automating processes with the team. Communicate with internal customers (other product groups locally)

  • Provide visibility into cloud cost drivers to the Engineering, Finance, and Executive teams—giving them enough information to make appropriate trade-offs between costs and business needs
  • Automate cost reporting, alerting and visualization for various cloud cost metrics
  • Identify and alert on cloud cost anomalies in a timely fashion
  • Think independently to solve difficult data problems
  • Collate, analyze, and prioritize cloud optimization recommendations and calculate potential savings
  • Provide expert knowledge of cloud cost optimization strategies (e.g. rightsizing, power scheduling, etc.)
  • Collaborate with cross-functional product and finance teams within Toyota Connected to understand business needs and for cost optimization to develop key metrics and reporting
  • Ensuring optimization recommendations go through the appropriate governance process and get actioned
  • Collaborate with Engineering teams to implement cost optimization recommendations and best practices
  • Utilize data to tell compelling stories by visualizing cloud usage, driving cloud cost optimization practices within product engineering teams
  • Operate in a highly iterative Agile development environment
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and regulations related to FinOps and Cloud Cost Optimization
  • 1-4 years of experience with native and 3rd party public cloud cost management & advisory tools (AWS Cost Explorer, AWS Trusted Advisor, GCP Billing, GCP Recommender, Azure Cost Management & Billing, Azure Advisor, Azure Pricing Calculator, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of the Amazon ecosystem is a plus
  • Experience with data analysis and data visualization tools (AWS QuickSight, DataStudio, BigQuery, PowerBI, Tableau, etc.)
  • Experience with SQL Queries and Python, Go, or similar scripting language to create automations
  • Strong understanding of financial systems and processes in a cloud-based environment
  • Demonstrates competency with cloud-based technologies such as AWS, Google Cloud, and/or Azure
  • Hands on experience utilizing public cloud APIs, Dashboards, and automation
  • Expertise in cloud optimizations, including reservations, savings plans, right-sizing, lifecycle management and rearchitecture
  • Experience in how to organize and analyze data, apply formulas, and get different slices of data, such as price per product/department
  • Ability to convey finance terms to engineering teams and vice versa
  • Experience with cloud-based financial reporting, forecasting, and budgeting tools
  • Ability to learn and apply modern technologies, programming practices, patterns, and methods
  • Solutions-oriented with an ability to keep an open mind while finding agreeable solutions
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Experience working in an Agile environment using frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, or similar
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks/assignments
  • Ability to develop healthy working relationships and collaborate with customers, peers, and leaders
  • Exhibits integrity and high standards in work quality

Added Bonus if you have:

  • FinOps Certified Practitioner
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Finance, Accounting, or related fied

 

Work Environment

hybrid work environment, usually come in 1 day per week Covered parking, modern collaborative work environment -Central Team to support all of the products of across all groups. 2 engineers, 1 product manager, 1 scrum master, 1 engineering (5-6), will support organizational wide reach. -purely individual contributor Hybrid 1-2 days in the office, will consider a remote candidate but they need to be available from 9-5

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  • Company: Excelon Solutions
  • Published: 12th April 2024
  • Closing Date: 5th May 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner