Job Title: Sr. Cloud FinOps Analyst
Duration: 12 Months
Become a Part of the our client, Inc. Team
our client, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At our client, it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.
The Cloud FinOps team plays a critical role in optimizing cloud spend for our client’s global, multi-cloud ecosystem. We develop products and provide services that allow our teammates to make data-driven technology decisions, creating maximum business value for our client.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Our ideal candidate will be a seasoned FinOps analyst leveraging a unique skill set to engage, support, and advise internal customers on their public cloud journey, helping them raise their cost optimization game.
The candiate will have FinOps experience or a cloud engineering background with a demonstrated technical understanding of public cloud products and services balanced with strong analytical, collaborative, and communication skills.
The candidate will be a team-player and a self-starter with agile learning abiliites and a bias to doing the right thing. Attention to detail, good listening skills, and the ability to bridge our client between technical and non-technical stakeholders are desired qualifications.
WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
Your deep knowledge of public cloud services, including their cost structure and technical use cases, will pair with your keen analytic abilities to help our DevOps squads strike the best mix of cost, quality, and performance. You will develop an intimate knowledge of our Global Technology domains allowing you to produce valuable data for forecasting, show back, charge back, and variance analysis. You will advise internal customers on tagging, metadata, policy compliance, while raising the bar on our client’s overall cloud maturity. Your interpersonal skills will help you guide your internal customers through demand management and oversight controls. You will contribute to the development and iterative improvement of our data reporting, visualization, and policy-as-code products.
WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH
You will report to the Director of Cloud FinOps, partner with the Lead Cloud FinOps Analyst, and work closely with our talented team of DevOps engineers and FinOps analysts. You will engage with leaders, analysts, engineers, developers, and other key members of our client’s Global Technology domains, as well as Finance and Accounting partners. The visibility of cloud spend will provide occasional opportunities to present to senior technology and business leaders.
We encourage all members of Global Technology to take advantage of developer and engineering community groups, participate in engineering forums, and join social & professional networks that foster career growth.
WHAT YOU BRING
In addition to the requirements described above, successful candidates will exhibit the following:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline or any combination of equivalent relevant education, training and experience
Strong understanding of public cloud provider platforms and services (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
Demonstrated knowledge of public cloud provider billing methods and concepts
Proficiency using third-party or cloud-native cloud cost reporting products and tools (e.g. CloudHealth, Cloudability, Cost Explorer, Azure Cost Mgmt+Billing)
Working knowledge of financial close activities and accounting principles
3+ years of analyzing, forecasting, and reporting cloud spend (cash flow & amortized)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with business and technical leaders, teams, and squads
The following qualifications are preferred, but not required:
Public cloud provider certification(s)
Understanding of Agile principles and Sprint Planning, including planning/backlog tools (e.g. JIRA)
Familiarity with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Experience with Python or similar automation/scripting languages
Experience in automating the ingestion and/or processing of cloud provider billing data
“Assesses a well-defined problem and leads the development of a technical solution that meets the needs of the business and aligns with architectural standards. Manages small- to moderate-sized solutions, or plays a key role on larger teams, working within the parameters of two to three sprints. Provides direction to team members and/or vendors. Advises product owners on discrete technology-related business problems; formulates options, including assessing their relative merits and risks; and works with product owners to determine the best solution. ”
– Typical Office: This is a typical office job, with no special physical requirements or unusual work environment.
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