Business Analyst – FinOps

Published: 19th November 2022 Closing Date: 31st December 2022
We are always looking for amazing talent who can contribute to our growth and deliver results! Geotab is seeking a Business Analyst – FinOps who has experience delivering cloud economics at scale, paired with a passion for data analysis and collaboration. They will enjoy exploring new technologies and partnering with team members across the organization to find creative solutions for challenging problems. If you love technology, and are keen to join an industry leader — we would love to hear from you!

 

What you’ll do:

 

The Business Analyst – FinOps will analyze Geotab cloud service provider costs to support reporting, analysis and forecasting. This position uses SQL queries and other tools to uncover improvement opportunities and trends. The Business Analyst – FinOps reviews data from Google Big Data environment and other service providers for accuracy, contract compliance and cost reduction for improved service quality.

 

How you’ll make an impact
  • Review and manage cloud service provider billings for accuracy and compliance with contracts and usage.

  • Prepare reporting to facilitate showback/chargebacks of costs.

  • Implement cost dashboards to support forecasting, and alerting (performance, usage, compliance) through retrieval of data and modeling.

  • Maintain and enhance driver based cost models for budgeting and forecasting.

  • Collaborate with Server Operations, Development Operations and other internal teams as well as develop relationships with other external stakeholders.

  • Perform research, financial and technical analysis on cloud operation.

  • Provide analysis and recommendations to support and prioritize cloud investment decisions and/or optimization activities.

  • Assist with other Finance and Operations projects as assigned.

  • Support Geotab global strategic initiatives.

What you’ll bring to this role
  • Post-Secondary Diploma/Degree specialization in IT, Commerce, Computer Science or a related field.

  • 3-5 years experience in technical analyst or Cloud FinOps role.

  • 1-3 years in advanced SQL knowledge, including query building and query optimization.

  • Experience working within a technical or engineering organization/knowledge of the technology and SaaS industry.

  • Familiarity with Python/iPython.

  • Experience with dashboarding tools such as Power BI, Apache SuperSet, etc.

  • Advanced skills with Excel or Google Sheets.

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proficient analytical skills with the ability to problem solve to well-judged decisions.

  • Must stay relevant to technology and should have the flexibility to adapt to the growing technology and market demands.

  • High accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.

  • Able to work well under pressure and respond to fast changing priorities and deadlines.

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.

  • A strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the organization.

If you got this far, we hope you’re feeling excited about this role! Even if you don’t feel you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply.

 

Why job seekers choose Geotab

 

Work from home and flex work arrangements

 

Baby bonus & parental leave top up program

 

Online learning and networking opportunities

 

Electric vehicle purchase incentive program

 

Competitive medical and dental benefits

 

Retirement savings program

 

*The above are offered to full-time permanent employees only

 

How we work
At Geotab, we have adopted a flexible first working model in that we have systems, functions, programs and policies in place to support both in-person and virtual work. However, you are welcomed and encouraged to come into our beautiful, safe, clean offices as often as you like. When working from home, you are required to have a reliable internet connection with at least 50mb DL/10mb UL. Virtual work is supported with cloud-based applications, collaboration tools and asynchronous working. The health and safety of employees are a top priority. We encourage work-life balance and keep the Geotab culture going strong with online social events, chat rooms and gatherings. Join us and help reshape the future of technology!

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Details

  • Company: Geotab
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None

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