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Cloud Program Cost Analyst

GDIT is seeking a Cloud Program Analyst Advisor 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 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. (i.e. AWS Cost Explorer, CloudTamer, CloudCheckr, 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. Example: AWS Savings Plans and Reserved Instances
  • 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 & MAG Cost analysis using deep understanding of Cost usage reports
  • Participates in special projects as required.


Required Qualifications/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business, 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).
  • US Citizenship is Required to Be Considered for this Position.


Desired Qualifications/Skills:

  • AWS Cloud experience a plus.
  • Cloud optimization expertise in AWS required and Microsoft Azure is a plus.
  • Understanding of Cloud Technologies.
  • Expert level experience with Microsoft Excel.
  • Writing SQL queries in AWS (Athena) to customize reports is a plus.
  • Analytic/ queries understanding for cloud billing.
  • Effective communication skills both orally and written.
  • Effective organizational skills.



The likely salary range for this position is $72,000 – $108,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our WorkWe are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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  • Company: GDIT
  • Published: 27th September 2022
  • Closing Date: 18th February 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: 72,000 - $108,000 USD
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None