Devise strategies to visualize, report and manage cloud Finance: Analysis of Cloud spend & usage data to identify areas of focus, creating strategies to optimize cost
FinOps Evangelist: Monitor changes needed at the engineering and CloudOps level to drive strategies relating to reserved instances and savings plans purchases.
Implementing policy-as-code solutions: Strive to deliver automated FinOps solutions for cost monitoring, optimization and governance
Engaging with product engineering teams: Work with product engineering teams and CloudOps fulfillment team to plan and execute cost optimization efforts
Implementing custom solutions to solve specific business problems: Building customer reporting solutions when required to meet needs for reporting and analysis using technologies like Powner Automate, Power BI etc.
Experience of how application teams’ function is companies delivering software at scale: Prior experience working on SAAS based application teams within large enterprise scale businesses, and a strong understanding of the impact of Cloud Cost on financial numbers.
Experience working in FinOps: Prior experience working on FinOps initiatives and be passionate about working on Finops at scale.
Experience working on tools and technologies: Prior experience to perform technical work for custom solutions to be built for cost monitoring, anomaly identification, and governance to optimizing efficient usage of Cloud resources.
Experience in analytics and reporting: Comfortable building out analytics and reporting solutions to solve business needs
Experience utilizing Azure services for cost management
Experience with reporting systems (e.g. Power BI)
Experience in MS Power Platform
Sound understanding of Azure Infra components (e.g. Compute, Services, SKUs, RI, Savings Plan etc.)
Added Advantage : Experience of CI/CD approaches and tools, including experience with some of the following tools: GitLab CI, GitHub Actions, Concourse CI, Jenkins X, TeamCity, Artifactory, etc;
Added Advantage : Experience Infrastructure provisioning (at least one of Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation)
Comfortable handling FinOps discussions at the technical, business or financial level.
Desired but not required:
Experience working with 3rd Party Cloud Cost management tools (CloudHeath, CloudAbility, etc)