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Advanced FinOps Infrastructure Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION

Provide advanced and/or cross-technology engineering through all phases of the Technology/Project Life Cycle. Accountable for the overall systems infrastructure including engineering, implementation and integration, and technical services and support. Design, implement/install, maintain and administer infrastructure systems including hardware, software and various configurations. Monitor overall performance to proactively identify potential issues and tune appropriately. Perform root cause analysis on failed components and implement corrective measures. Mentor and coach others to establish and improve processes and procedures. Demonstrate the company s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.

RESPONSIBILITIES

– Design and implement overall infrastructure project components with infrastructure teams, ensuring that overall solution is designed to meet SLA, DR, monitoring, security and scalability needs required by the solution
– Ensure that post-production operational processes/deliverables are well designed and implemented prior to the project moving into the solution support phase
– Generate scripts and templates required for the automatic provisioning of resources, on prem, cloud and distributed
– Discover, install and execute processes and standards for optimal use of cloud service provider offerings
– Debug technical issues inside a complex stack involving virtualization, containers and microservices
– Collaborate with engineering teams to enable their applications to run on Cloud infrastructure
– Define and create operational procedures, processes and scripts
– Ensure secure operations of infrastructure technologies (security updates, vulnerability management, role access management, configuration hardening)
– Assist in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of new technologies to ensure adherence to architecture guidelines
– Evaluate vendor technical and support capabilities
– Provide technical leadership on enterprise work and establishing standards/guidelines
– Define improvements, increased system reliability and performance
– Design, implement and support multiple complex systems or applications with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity, and accessibility
– Support and maintain infrastructure solutions utilizing required tools and technologies
– Provide off-hours support (24 x 7) as required
– Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

 

Day-to-day activities include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing cost optimization recommendations (Azure/ GCP)
  • Planning, reviewing, and actioning cost optimization efforts.
  • Collaborating with teammates and line-of-business teams.
  • Interacting with/ supporting our KTD application teams.
  • Participating in leadership briefs on cost optimization updates.
  • Participating in the team’s agile ceremonies

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum

  • 7+ years of experience in support and/or engineering for the specific technical discipline
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively communicate information to customers and all levels within the organization
  • Proven ability to understand company business problems and identify technical solutions
  • Enterprise-level FinOps experience (especially Cloud cost optimization)
  • Tooling experience (Cloud Health, Cloudability etc.)
  • Cloud experience (Azure and GCP)
  • Scripting experience (for example Bash/ PowerShell)
  • Kubernetes familiarity

Desired

  • Bachelor’s Degree Information Systems or related equivalent work experience
  • Any experience in leading enterprise base work initiatives and projects
  • Any experience in diagnosing and resolving complex hardware, software and connectivity problems
  • Any experience in coordinating and working on multiple cross-functional base work initiatives and projects
  • Ability to develop enhanced production monitoring and additional capability

To request a modification to this listing please email jobs@finops.org

  • Company: Kroger Co.
  • Published: 24th January 2024
  • Closing Date: 10th June 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None