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Cloud FinOps Analyst

The Koch Global Services Cloud & Applications team is hiring a Cloud FinOps Analyst. You will be key to building our FinOps capability and driving our enterprise to capture the most value that the cloud has to offer. In this role, you will be responsible for collaborating with internal & external partners to identify optimization opportunities, develop best practices for optimizing resource efficiency, and implement processes and automation to empower engineers to optimize their application infrastructure by making the right way the easy way.

An ideal candidate is someone who considers themselves a techie at heart who enjoys collaborating with a wide variety of individuals. A successful Cloud FinOps Analyst will be naturally curious, can balance digging into data to solve a problem while looking at the big picture, and is effective at taking an empathy-first approach to collaboration. If you’re passionate about cloud technology and want to transform how Koch applies FinOps and increase our cloud efficiency, this is the role for you. Apply now and join us as we shape the future of FinOps at Koch! 

Our Team

The Koch Global Services Cloud & Applications team delivers cloud platforms and enabling solutions that empower our Koch businesses to design, build, and deploy the technology necessary for transforming their businesses. We manage several enterprise platforms including public cloud, integrations, developer enablement, contact centers, data visualization, and enterprise knowledge. Our applications team also provides technical consulting, develops custom applications, and provides support for leveraged enterprise applications.  

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with our FinOps Product Owner and Engineers to review optimization opportunities and develop a technical plan for working with application teams to validate and take action on the opportunities.
  • You will create materials to help promote and educate developers on cost optimization best practices in AWS.
  • Develop a deep understanding of services offered by cloud service providers and how to adjust configurations for price performance. 
  • Develop solutions (tools, processes, standards) to drive resource efficiency outcomes. 
  • Develop clear processes for actioning recommendations that empower our engineers effectively make optimization decisions for their applications. 
  • You will collaborate with business partners across Koch to review FinOps opportunities and co-develop plans for action.


Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)

  • Development experience in AWS
  • Experience optimizing business processes and technical decisions
  • Experience using large datasets such as financial, usage, tag metadata to tell a story and drive action. 
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work effectively across teams  


What Will Put You Ahead

  • Cloud Provider or FinOps Foundation Certification
  • Prior experience in a FinOps specific role 

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  • Company: Koch Industries
  • Published: 26th March 2024
  • Closing Date: 26th March 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner