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FinOps Team Lead (Platform Staff Functions) (All Genders)

We are looking for a (Senior) (FinOps Team Lead) – (Platform) (all genders) to join the Platform Staff Function on our journey to always deliver amazing experiences.



Short description about the team & position:


  • The team is part of Platform Staff Functions Unit at Delivery Hero
  • Bridging the world between finance and tech
  • Provide data, insights, guidance, and tools to help teams globally and drive down cloud costs
  • Continuing growth and process automation
  • Creating a platform that imports cost and usage data from external cloud vendors


If you’re a creative problem solver who is hungry for a new adventure, an international workplace is waiting for you in the heart of Berlin!



Your mission: 

  • Strategy: Define, implement and roll out a structured global FinOps framework based on industry best practices and the unique situation in our company group, with a strong focus on building a cost-conscious engineering culture, where all engineers and teams feel accountable for optimizing their cloud cost
  • Guidance: Establish and lead a global FinOps chapter, to collaborate with other engineering leaders on establishing guidelines and best practices, and foster knowledge sharing between our companies and units
  • Team Management: lead and mentor your team members, to provide them management support and foster their individual growth and development
  • Development: Lead the team in our development projects
  • Data collection: build unified and scalable systems to import, process, and visualize global cloud usage and cost data for stakeholders in a timely and granular way
  • Cost Analysis and Optimization: help reduce global cloud cost through pro-active optimization of our group-wide cloud cost structure and implementation of new savings opportunities
  • Consulting: engage with stakeholders in tech and finance teams all over the world to discuss cloud costs and optimization opportunities, up to CTO level. Help influence the global culture in tech teams towards cost awareness
  • Reporting and visualization: build reports and dashboards on cloud costs and utilization in various BI and reporting tools. Work with our internal customers to ensure we build what they need
  • Support senior management with ad-hoc financial analysis and other critical topics, with a focus on cloud cost per order and observability cost
  • Create transparency and visibility for global tech KPIs and cloud cost, and help devise and implement strategies to better manage costs, e.g. through creating standards for cloud resource tagging
  • Help manage our global cloud capacity commitments (e.g. through AWS Savings Plans) to optimize our group-wide cloud cost structure
  • Help build and maintain automated cost splits and monthly accruals, so that cloud costs can be re-invoiced in the group monthly
  • Create documentation and educate teams to help them understand cloud tools pricing and cost structure, and ways to optimize this cost


Your heroic skills: 

  • Excellent technical leadership, collaboration, and matrix-management skills to operate effectively in a global organization
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing and cloud-related finance concepts and processes, like cost, chargebacks, cost allocation, capacity reservations, cost optimization drivers etc.
  • The ability to answer business questions with clear and structured insights and communicate learnings to business stakeholders, in order to convince them to take action
  • The ability to answer business questions with clear and structured insights and communicate learnings to business stakeholders, in order to convince them to take action
  • You are highly motivated, willing to take ownership of tasks and determined to see projects through to completion.
  • Good SQL skills and ideally experience with Redshift, BigQuery or other SQL environments
  • Highly passionate about data, with creative problem-solving abilities and an eye for detail.
  • You are a hands-on team player with good relationship building skills, and you are able to lead and influence stakeholders
  • You possess excellent communication skills in English, verbal and written; any additional languages are a plus


Nice to have:  

  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence and visualization tools such as Data Studio, Microsoft Power BI or Tableau is a strong plus

To request a modification to this listing please email

  • Company: Delivery Hero
  • Published: 23rd January 2023
  • Closing Date: 2nd February 2023
  • Country: Germany
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None