The FinOps Engineer at Product Madness lives and breathes in Cloud looking for opportunities to cost-reduce and optimise the cloud environment. This role will be required to engage with the technical groups in order to understand the application and its usage. We are looking for a FinOps engineer to join our Infrastructure Group. The ideal candidate will take part in creating the next generation of cloud usage and standards, Observability as a service, CI/CD pipelines and our SRE/DevOps practices & culture inside Product Madness, using cutting-edge automation and modern technologies to monitor and track the changing cost.


What You’ll Do


  • Manage and optimize our cloud costs by analyzing usage patterns, identifying cost drivers, and recommending cost-saving measures
  • Develop and implement financial processes and controls to ensure the accuracy and completeness of financial data
  • Work cross-functionally with engineering, product, and other teams to identify and implement cost optimization opportunities
  • Create financial models and analyses to support business decisions
  • Monitor and report on key financial metrics, including budget vs. actuals, forecast accuracy, and return on investment
  • Collaborate with vendors and suppliers to negotiate and manage contracts and pricing
  • Develop and maintain financial dashboards and reports for senior management and other stakeholders
  • Plan and support the growth of Product Madness Infrastructure.
  • Help maintain Productmadness services in the Cloud environment, Like GCP, Newrelic, and Grafana, Slack.
  • Debug production issues across services and levels of the stack.
  • Able ility to learn deep knowledge of our complex applications.
  • Assist in the roll-out and deployment of new product features and installations to new cloud infrastructure our rapid iteration and constant growth.
  • Develop tools to improve our ability to rapidly recover and effectively monitor custom applications in a large-scale Linux environment.
  • Function well in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.
  • Monitor the containerise environment/services and manage them with leading orchestration frameworks (Kubernetes).
  • Pay attention to infrastructure, cost and security aspects.
  • Supporting other Engineers & Developers by providing necessary training, advice and mentorship.
  • Support production environments – troubleshooting and root cause analysis.
  • Support for Cloud Operation Engineers
  • Interface and work closely with various R&D Groups (Architects, Principal Engineers Developers, and Product Managers).

What We’re Looking For

Qualifications & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field – nice to have
  • A few years of experience in finance or operations, preferably in a technology or cloud-based environment
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to manipulate large data sets
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Experience with financial modelling and analysis
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
  • Proven experience as a DevOps/SRE/Infra Engineer
  • Expertise in Excel and in another programming language
  • Experience with Cloud Architecture Design principles and Cloud Architect certification
  • Experience creating infra-as code solutions using tools such as Terraform, Azure ARM templates, Cloudformation
  • Hands-on implementation of Cloud base complex environments.
  • Proven experience working in a production environment – a must
  • Experience with monitoring and log analysis tools such as ELK, Prometheus, Grafana, New Relic, Splunk etc. – Advantage
  • Experience in configuration and maintenance of applications such as web servers, load balancers, relational databases, storage systems and messaging systems



  • Employer pension contribution with Aviva
  • Private Health insurance with Vitality
  • Full dental insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Study assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Christmas Closure
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Personal development & career plans
  • Perkbox Access
  • Relocation support

Benefits And Beyond

Employees constantly rate Big Fish Games highly for its leadership, flexibility, well-being, diversity and inclusion through quarterly surveys.

  • FLEX-Forward work environment: Customize the when, where, and how you work while delivering goals
  • Health & More: Medical, dental, vision, life, disability, Teladoc services, employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Work-Life: Wellness Friday (half-days), paid time off, parental leave, flexible work policy, studio holiday closure (Enjoy the week between Christmas and New Year!)
  • Wellbeing: Wellness fairs, weekly virtual workout classes, 24/7 access to mental health and wellbeing support, free therapy and counseling sessions for you and your family
  • Wealth Care: 401k matching, flexible spending account (FSA), employee discounts, employee stock purchase program
  • Learn & Grow: LinkedIn Learning subscription, mentorship program, career development, individual development plans, educational assistance on job-related professional development
  • Community & Fun: Company social events, employee impact groups, company swag, volunteer opportunities

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  • Company: Product Madness
  • Published: 3rd May 2023
  • Closing Date: 19th June 2023
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None