Sr Cloud FinOps Engineer (Remote Welcome)

Published: 6th December 2022 Closing Date: 31st January 2023

What you’ll do…

Do you have a passion for Cloud technology?  Is continuous improvement and cloud optimization at your core and do you enjoy building platforms, tools and solutions that move forward meaningful technology and business outcomes?  Do you act boldly, demand high standards, crave tough problems, and value winning as a team?

If so, we’d like you to consider joining us to advance and grow your career as a Senior Cloud FinOps Engineer and drive forward the Cloud FinOps practice at H&R Block.

Cloud FinOpsters at H&R Block strengthen a culture of accountability while accelerating the creation of business value and we do it with creativity, helpfulness, and continuous improvement.

  • We adopt cost as one of the most important dynamics to designing and operating our applications.
  • We are relentless in our pursuit to protect and sustain our investment in the public cloud.
  • We maximize everyone’s opportunity to contribute to our goal of achieving a world class industry level benchmark in the efficiency of our cloud spend.
  • Our single largest strength is in our people, and we are only better together.

About the job:

  • Deliver new and iterative features to the Cloud FinOps reporting and data platform.
  • Leverage automation and scripting to democratize and deliver meaningful alerts, insights, anomalies, workflow, and other tools to be leveraged by multiple stakeholder personas to manage and optimize their cloud spend.
  • Develop solutions and strategies to optimize cloud usage and refactor existing technology toward effective ways to leverage Cloud-native services.
  • Engineer and implement patterns to achieve Cloud elasticity of enterprise applications
  • Identify ways to enhance forecasting, chargeback and modeling of cloud spend, including the delineation between cost to produce (non-production) and cost to serve (production) for tracking cloud costs back to business benefits.
  • Communicate and collaborate between business, technology, and finance teams.
  • Promote a cost-conscious culture and cloud engineering best practices across the IT organization at H&R Block.

What you’ll bring to the team…

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent through a combination of education and work experience.
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • Proven experience in Cloud Cost Management
  • 3-5 years of enterprise experience in either Azure, AWS, GCP or other public cloud

To be successful in this role, we are looking for some of the following qualities in ideal candidates:

  • Experience with 3rd party cloud cost management tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Bold, curious, problem solving, and better together behaviors
  • Experience with the following:
    • Data modeling and database query languages
    • IaaS and PaaS cloud architecture
  • CI/CD experience

Please Note:
Above everything we value diversity of background and experience. We prioritize and foster a culture of opportunity and inclusion.  So, if you’re experience is slightly different than above, you may still be a wonderful candidate and still the right fit for this role.
If that’s the case and this role is of interest to you, we strongly encourage you to apply as we’d love to meet you and hear your professional goals and partner on determining if this role is a great fit for you.  Because we absolutely hope that it is!

It would be even better if you also had…

  • Cloud FinOps certification(s)
  • Public Cloud Service Provider certification(s)
  • PowerBI and DAX
  • SQL
  • Python or similar automation/scripting languages

About H&R Block…

H&R Block’s purpose is simple: To provide help and inspire confidence in our clients and communities everywhere. We’ve been true to that purpose since brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded our company in 1955. Since then, we’ve grown to have approximately 12,000 offices throughout the United States and around the world.

We are a people company first and a tax company second. People who join H&R Block say it feels like being part of something bigger. A place with an amazing and storied history, but with a strong and urgent focus on the future. Maybe it’s how determined, forward thinking and innovative we are, or how accessible our leadership is. We believe it’s all those things, and much more.

H&R Block is committed to diversity and inclusion and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. All qualified applicants are welcomed and encouraged to apply.

Job Family

Application Development

Employee Type

Regular

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WOTC Eligibility Check

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Location

Details

  • Company: H&R Block
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None

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