Cloud FinOps Consultant, Professional Services

Published: 27th October 2022 Closing Date: 30th November 2022

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in consulting or financial/value engineering in driving cloud strategy and business transformation.
  • Experience in enterprise technology strategy, cloud financial operations (FinOps), cloud economics and business case, and transformation programs.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in developing cloud business case and Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis aligning technology costs to business value metrics.
  • Knowledge of cloud cost management pricing tactics including Committed Use Discounts, Spot Instances, etc.
  • Understanding of Google Cloud technologies and Cloud FinOps practices and frameworks.
  • Ability to operate efficiently and effectively with enthusiasm and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly-evolving team environment.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and provide insights.

About the job

The Google Cloud Platform team helps customers transform and build what’s next for their business — all with technology built in the cloud. Our products are engineered for security, reliability and scalability, running the full stack from infrastructure to applications to devices and hardware. Our teams are dedicated to helping our customers — developers, small and large businesses, educational institutions and government agencies — see the benefits of our technology come to life. As part of an entrepreneurial team in this rapidly growing business, you will play a key role in understanding the needs of our customers and help shape the future of businesses of all sizes use technology to connect with customers, employees and partners.

Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver Cloud FinOps projects and engage directly with customers to strategize, design, and implement processes and integration solutions to manage and optimize cloud consumption.
  • Support our customers in defining their cloud financial management strategy, aligning it with the business goals by helping them better understand their cloud costs, and advise them on approaches to improve all aspects of their cost management approach and related cloud governance processes.
  • Develop cloud usage visibility, providing summaries and detailed cloud billing and usage statistics for resources on Google Cloud Platform, support financial and billing teams on cloud budgets, financial forecasts, showbacks, and chargebacks models.
  • Manage relationships with customers, including Finance, IT Ops, Application, and Engineering teams to build cloud cost and consumption dashboards and forecasts.

Location

Details

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