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Software Engineer- AWS FinOps Practitioner

Job Description

As an experienced member of our Software Engineering Group, we look first and foremost for people who are passionate around solving business problems through innovation and engineering practices. You’ll be required to apply your depth of knowledge and expertise to all aspects of the software development lifecycle, as well as partner continuously with your many stakeholders on a daily basis to stay focused on common goals. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning. You’ll work in a collaborative, trusting, thought-provoking environment—one that encourages diversity of thought and creative solutions that are in the best interests of our customers globally. You will work with client’s financial teams and technical teams to gather business requirements, identify capability gaps, craft roadmaps and implement solutions. You drive optimization through discovery, development, and sharing of cost-saving opportunities e.g., translating financial insights into actionable recommendations.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • FinOps Practitioner Certification a plus
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification preferred
  • Experience using AWS Cost Explorer and other AWS Cost Management tools
  • Experience with cloud economics, AWS services, and AWS pricing models
  • Experience in the following:
    • AWS Trusted Advisor
    • AWS EC2, EKS, RDS, etc.
    • AWS Janitor, Light Switch and Autoscaler
      • Act as SME in working groups to develop best practices and usage examples
    • AWS APIs to extract data from the above tools for additional transformation and analysis
    • AWS QuickSight
  • Experience with cloud management platforms or cloud billing systems
  • QlikView / QlikSense – Leverage to prepare ad-hoc analysis of the AWS Cost and Usage
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • Expertise in application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines
  • Proficiency in multiple modern programming languages
  • Knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices
  • Keen understanding of financial control and budget management
  • Ability to work in large, collaborative teams to achieve organizational goals
  • Provide accounting and payment details of cloud bills
  • Prepare monthly slide decks for Cloud Finance/Cost Optimization for all Business Units
  • Research and identify cloud cost optimization and opportunities as part of a continuous improvement model.
  • Drive optimization through discovery, development, and sharing of cost-saving opportunities e.g., translating financial insights into actionable recommendations
  • Produce measurements, reports and recommended improvement plans for financial excellence in the cloud.
  • Create custom reports giving personalized recommendations to customers based on budget, best practices, timeline, and goals
  • Create cost and usage analyses, trending and forecasting reports, buying strategies, and best practices for cloud adoption
  • Stay educated on the latest cost optimization strategies and technologies; gather insights and develop new opinions and strategies around cloud optimization and present solutions to leadership
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets); experience analyzing large datasets
  • Confluence
  • Jira

About Us

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.
The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the “WELL Health-Safety Rating” for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.


As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm’s current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements.  Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm’s vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

About the Team

Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

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  • Company: J.P.Morgan Chase & Co
  • Published: 13th November 2022
  • Closing Date: 27th February 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $137,750.00-$225,000.00
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None