We’re looking for a FinOps Engineer to join us in London

Reporting into Director of Data Centre Technologies you will focus on cost optimisation and management at both the workload and macro (cloud provider) level.You will demonstrate your analytical, cloud and FinOps capabilities working closely with a number of teams, including with the archictecture and application teams, ensuring cost is a significant factor taken into account during design activities and the full lifecycle of the product in cloud.You will identify cost saving opportunities and follow these through to execution.Another exciting facet to the role, will be supporting business case development for existing or Greenfield workloads destined for cloud.This is all across a number of domains including large-scale customer facing media delivery, Connectivity (Cable modems, Mobile), IT systems, Edge Computing and Network Virtualisation.This role is an excellent opportunity for someone with a proactive leaning and analytical mindset.We would love you to be passionate about cloud adoption and in helping us create a culture of ownership, collaboration and continuous improvement within, as well as beyond the team!


What will you be doing?

  • Work with teams within (e.g. architecture, application) and outside the organisation, to proactively identify potential cloud cost saving opportunities, create plans to realise these and follow these through to execution.
  • Proactively perform discount plan management (e.g. Savings plans management) for our strategic cloud platforms
  • Evangelize cost optimisation and cost efficient design with the technical and product communities. Work closely with them to make cost efficient workload placement decisions – e.g. cost comparisons between different architectures and target cloud platforms
  • Provide FinOps consultancy services to application owners and markets
  • Perform cloud solution reviews ensuring solution architectures are cost effective and providing alternative options where they are not
  • Help build a collaborative and transparent culture of continuous improvement, within the team and across domains, while mentoring junior team members

EssentialWe tend to look for people with:

  • Extensive experience and expertise in a Cloud Economist , Cloud FinOps, Cloud Architect or similar role in a large enterprise (GCP or AWS)
  • Extensive experience and expertise of cloud services and technologies (AWS or GCP) from a cloud economics / FinOps perspective
  • Extensive experience and expertise in performing cost optimisation / FinOps activities (GCP or AWS)
  • Extensive experience and expertise in performing cloud architecture and design reviews from a cost optimisation / cloud economics perspective
  • A coaching / collaborative style of working and leadership


  • Experience and expertise in cloud solutions architecture (GCP or AWS)
  • Experience with OCI or Azure FinOps/Cloud Economics

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary + Bonus
  • 25 days annual leave with the option to purchase 5 more
  • Access to wellbeing and mental health benefits such as the Calm app, personal medical, critical illness cover and dental insurance
  • Matched pension contribution up to 10%
  • Access to our car benefit scheme
  • Access to our online learning platform to continue to develop and grow your career with us
  • The chance to join an innovative, fast-paced and passionate team

Who We Are

We’re building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, bringing people together through the power of our technology.Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications and an active investor in cutting-edge infrastructure, content and technology ventures.With our investments in fibre-based and 5G networks we play a vital role in society, currently providing over 85 million fixed and mobile connections and rolling out the next generation of products and services, while readying our networks for 10 Gbps and beyond.We’re creating national champions, combining the best broadband and mobile networks under brands such as Virgin Media-02 in the UK, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise in Switzerland, Virgin Media in Ireland and UPC in Slovakia.Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of more than 75 companies and funds across content, technology and infrastructure, including strategic stakes in ITV, Univision, Plume, Lionsgate and the Formula E racing series.Our scale enables us to transfer knowledge and expertise across our operations and investments, creating a dynamic family of brands united in the pursuit of innovation and excellence.And we’re prioritising diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplace and communities, while reducing our impact on the environment. We are using technology as a force for good; for our people, our partners and the planet.

Liberty Global is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process. We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society. So we’re keen to hear from candidates of all background and circumstances.

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  • Company: Liberty Global
  • Published: 6th March 2023
  • Closing Date: 28th May 2023
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None