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Cloud Program Cost Analyst | AWS | Remote

GDIT is seeking a FinOps/Cloud Program Cost Analyst, who will be the cost optimization advocate for our customers. They will work with assigned customers on purchasing Reserved Instances and Savings Plans and other optimization efforts. The FinOps/Cloud Program Cost Analyst will be the billing expert available for training customers on understanding Cloud usage and patterns and champion and advocate for the use of our automated tools. This individual will also provide financial operations training, drive user experience improvements, adoption of processes and FinOps education.

In this role you may also support the CMS Cloud team in delivering highly communicative and financial reports that provide customers with their usage, monthly billing and funding utilization. Candidates must be able to communicate well with their customers throughout their Cloud journey. Successful candidates are eager to take the initiative on a very large Cloud resell program where optimization and attention to detail is crucial.

 

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Assisting coworkers with collecting and reviewing financial data from various Cloud sources. (AWS Cost Explorer, Cloud native cost management tools).
  • Creates, maintains, updates financial deliverables via JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft excel or other financial dashboards.
  • Analyzes customer cloud requirements and provide technical knowledge on cloud computing techniques and technologies of low- moderate complexity.
  • Research, evaluate, and deploy cloud computing optimization techniques. Example: Low Utilization of Cloud Resources
  • Assists with the management of the AWS master payer account with 850+ linked accounts.
  • Extensive & timely customer service responses.
  • AWS Cost analysis using deep understanding of Cost usage reports
  • Participates in special projects as required.

 

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business/Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum one year of relevant experience in Cloud or Financial Operations (flexibility for the right candidate).
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust and reside in the US the last 3 of 5 years.

 

Desired Skills:

  • FinOps experience a plus.
  • AWS Cloud experience a must.
  • Understanding of Cloud Technologies.
  • Expert level experience with Microsoft Excel.
  • Writing SQL like queries to customize reports is a plus.
  • Analytic/ queries understanding for cloud billing.
  • Effective communication skills both orally and written.
  • Effective organizational skills.

To request a modification to this listing please email jobs@finops.org

  • Company: GDIT
  • Published: 19th February 2024
  • Closing Date: 3rd April 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $88,000 - $132,000
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None