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Cloud FinOps | Solutions Analyst III

As a Solutions Analyst III in Consumer and Community Banking, you will aid in bridging the gap between product owners, business, operations, and software developers by leveraging your technical fluency and strong analytical reasoning skills. Your responsibilities will include eliciting and documenting business and data flow requirements, translating them into well-structured and technically feasible solutions. You will be work with Finance & Business Managers, Architecture & Engineering and Production & Infrastructure teams specifically focused on Cloud cost avoidance/optimization and reducing technical debt. You will be responsible for interfacing with the Line of Business delivery teams in order to support key reporting needs for senior management.  You will leverage best practices to design and implement services that provide financial control of our customers cloud spend and provide recommendations while tracking cost saves.

Job responsibilities

  • Elicit and document comprehensive business and data flow requirements by engaging with product owners, business stakeholders, and technical teams to ensure alignment and feasibility
  • Become a trusted advisor for CCB Product teams on Cloud Cost Optimization best practices
  • Support technologists to maximize cloud variable spend by applying Rightsizing, Down Scheduling and Serverless options
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Cloud Technologies and Services, Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban), and IT Operations
  • Work closely with financial and billing teams on budgets, forecasts
  • Help execute Total Cost of Ownership analysis and bridge areas of opportunities such us Budgets, Unused Resources,
  • Provide public cloud monthly financial analysis, reporting, forecasting, and executive reviews
  • Monitor, analyze, report application workload migration to public cloud and comparison of pre/post KPIs
  • Support stakeholders in understanding cloud spend to budget based on business roadmap and execution
  • Perform operation research and quantitative study on application portfolio spend pattern to derive insightful knowledge that can inform strategic and operational decisions
  • Translate complex business requirements into well-structured technical solutions, leveraging data analytics and technical knowledge to optimize system performance and scalability

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • 3+ years of experience or equivalent expertise in solutions analysis, technical program delivery, or a related field
  • Able to think strategically, execute surgically, prioritizing multiple tasks or agenda under pressure
  • Ability to analyze cloud data / bills and help FinOps team identify anomalies
  • Able to analyze and produce meaningful insights from large, complex datasets
  • Strong organizational skills, good judgment, fact based and decision-making ability
  • Demonstrated proficiency in data analytics, including experience with data extraction, modeling, and interpretation to support strategic decision-making
  • Advanced data visualization capabilities, with hands-on experience in implementing and managing BI dashboards
  • Strong technical writing skills, with a proven track record of translating complex information into clear and concise documentation for diverse stakeholder audiences
  • Advanced knowledge of data fluency, including experience in handling large, diverse data sets and generating insights to drive business objectives

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • AWS experience (Practitioner) and enthusiastic to learn about Cloud Finance
  • FinOps Certified Practitioner
  • Experience in FinOps Principles, Capabilities and the Well Architected “Cloud” Framework
  • Cloud Experience (AWS and limited Azure)
  • Experience with Committed Use Discounts (CUDs, Memory Optimized, Flex CUDs, Reservations, Spot instances, Savings Plans, Reserved Instance, etc.)
  • AWS Trusted advisor
  • Cloud Storage, GCP (NetApp and GCS), AWS (S3 and EBS)
  • Compute optimization/rightsizing

 

Job Identification 210513717

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  • Company: J.P.Morgan Chase & Co
  • Published: 29th April 2024
  • Closing Date: 29th June 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner