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Senior Cloud FinOps Engineer

Forcepoint is looking for a Senior Cloud FinOps Engineer to join our Cloud FinOps team. The members of this team work closely with engineering teams, finance teams, and leadership to deliver the tooling and capabilities required to enable our cloud financial management roadmap.


As a senior engineer, you’ll bring your DevOps knowledge and software engineering skills into the complex, dynamic world of public cloud finance. This is a highly rewarding and exciting position, where you’ll be able to see an immediate impact from your contributions! Additionally, you will be involved in the following areas:

  • Promote a culture of cost accountability and awareness
  • Automate everything, from using tools like CloudHealth to delivering machine-learning-based forecasts, self-service budgets, and real-time Kubernetes spend visibility (and much more!)
  • Provide chargeback, showback, budgeting, and forecasting as core capabilities of cloud financial management at Forcepoint
  • Create detailed product-level visibility that will help drive better business decisions and cost accountability
  • Operationalize cloud provider discount commitments (like Reserved Instances and Savings Plans) with the vital governance, processes, and tooling
  • Establish cloud optimization business process frameworks in support of our globally distributed teams
  • Work in sprints, break down work into meaningful items which drive improvements in our capabilities
  • Partner with our finance team to build budgets and forecast models around public cloud usage and spend


Your Qualifications

  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • At least 3 years experience coding in Golang
  • 3-5 years experience, offerings and consumption models in either AWS, Azure, GCP or other public cloud
  • Proven experience in Cloud Cost Management
  • Experience with 3rd party cloud cost optimization tools (CloudHealth, Cloud-ability, CloudZero, etc.)
  • Agile development experience
  • Effective communicator with the ability to drive consensus among partners
  • Experience with AWS services, architecture, billing and cost management tools and processes
  • Experience with data-driven approaches
  • Strong analytical skills with a curiosity about problem-solving

People Management

  • This role does not have direct reports

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

US Covid-19 Vaccination Policy: In compliance with Executive Order 14042, all Forcepoint US jobs require employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  If you are unable to receive the COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, Forcepoint offers reasonable accommodations unless the accommodation causes Forcepoint or its customers undue hardship or poses a direct threat to the health and safety of others.

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  • Company: Forcepoint
  • Published: 23rd November 2022
  • Closing Date: 31st December 2022
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None