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Senior Cloud FinOps Engineering

What will your journey at FLYR look like: (Responsibilities)

    • Identify and project manage cloud optimization initiatives across the Engineering organization.
    • Implement automated cloud spend reports for leadership and Engineering to measure optimization efficiencies and operational excellence.
    • Prioritize cloud optimization opportunities and communicate strategy against the company engineering roadmap.
    • Report successful company initiatives and tie that back to monetary amounts in savings.
    • Maintain responsibility for ensuring that our costs are well understood,  identifying and driving infrastructure optimization activities to ensure we make the most out of our investments,  and forecasting costs.
    • Work closely with leadership to implement the cloud costs support systems needed for a continuously growing company.
    • Develop insightful views into cost and usage data that enable executors to understand spending.
    • Create Engineering awareness and drive behavior change to make high-cost and efficiency improvements across the organization.
    • Use software tools to provide data visualization,  and gather feedback from respective engineering teams.
    • Be a point of contact for our cloud provider and will maintain current knowledge of relevant cloud optimization, regulations, policies, and procedures.

What you should pack for this trip: (Qualifications)

    • Experience working in a related discipline such as systems engineering,  technical management,  financial analysis,  etc.
    • Proven experience in having the responsibility of optimizing the costs of a growing engineering organization
    • Passion for driving cost-saving strategies & optimization
    • Proficiency in modern serverless and cloud-native stacks including BigQuery/Redshift,  Google Cloud Function/AWS Lambda, Dataflow, Google Kubernetes Engine GKE (or AWS EKS), etc.
    • Strong background and understanding of SaaS,  PaaS, and IaaS (ideally GCP but open to AWS & Azure)
    • Have an engineering background with the ability to understand architecture
    • Advanced analytical skills and proficiency in SQL are required
    • Ability to effectively facilitate and take the lead in meetings

In-flight Amenities: (Perks & Benefits)

      • Equity in Series C startup with high growth potential
      • Comprehensive healthcare plans (Choice of PPO & HMO available)
      • Generous PTO policy and flexible working arrangements
      • 401K with company match
      • Free Breakfast/Lunch (in office)
      • Uber Eats – $30 Daily while in the office, and $30/Monthly (Hybrid Employees)
      • 100% Paid Parental Leave for 12 Weeks
      • $300 Home office set-up stipend (one time)
Compensation: The salary range for this role is commensurate with experience and is as follows:
    • Starting minimum: $119,000
    • Role cap: $225,000

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  • Company: FLYR Labs
  • Published: 24th February 2023
  • Closing Date: 11th April 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • Salary: $190k-$225k
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None