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Cloud Finops Engineer

As a Cloud FinOps Engineer, you will support a high-energy, high growth company. Reporting into the Infrastructure Engineering organization, you will help continue the team on its path toward becoming a world-class organization through data automation and insightful analysis. You will support projects related to analysis and tracking of cloud-based infrastructure costs (e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure), including automating gathering of cost and usage-related data and configuring alerting.


This role will work closely with Engineering and Cloud FinOps team leaders across the company, and alongside the FP&A team to aid in effective data-driven analysis and decision-making. Along with performing additional ad-hoc projects for various company initiatives, the Cloud FinOps Engineer will drive constant process improvement.


You will:

  • Establish a deep understanding of how LiveRamp uses our cloud infrastructure and how that translates into cloud spend. Understand the various ways in which we can reduce cost across different cloud environments
  • Work with Engineering and Cloud FinOps teams to analyze cloud spend and identify areas of opportunity to improve results
  • Help drive cloud hosting cost savings initiatives across the Organization – from ideation to execution, to monitoring and reporting of results
  • Assist Engineering and FP&A team on financial forecast model updates and trend analyses for our cloud infrastructure and hosting-related expenses
  • Work with Engineering teams to help investigate and resolve anomalies in usage and spend in a timely manner
  • Help FP&A team to create activity-based models to forecast cloud cost and the implication on product and customer profitability
  • Develop and maintain the processes and infrastructure for tracking cloud hosting spend across different teams within the Organization


Your team will: 


  • Support an entire engineering organization based in California, New York, Paris, London and Nantong, China
  • Lead and collaborate with Engineering and Finance leads to deliver a reliable and cost-efficient platform on GCP and AWS
  • Help drive the Cloud FinOps program
  • Lead and own the creation of cloud-focused best practices, building blocks, and patterns to ensure deployed solutions are scalable, immutable, resilient, and cost-efficient
  • Function as stewards for shared data, services, tools, processes and libraries


About you: 

  • Self-starter with a natural sense of curiosity
  • Possess strong coding skills
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 1-2 years of related work experience
  • General knowledge of Cloud Environments (GCP, AWS, Azure) and how they charge for their services
  • Familiarity with Cloud FinOps cost optimization strategies
  • Superior quantitative and analytical abilities
  • Demonstrated excellence translating datasets into actionable results
  • Willing to dive in and learning by doing
  • Ready to work with others to solve hard problems
  • Demonstrated communication skills with Engineering and Finance leaders


Preferred Skills:

  • Prior experience supporting production environments on one or more of the major cloud vendors (GCP, AWS, Azure).




● People: work with talented, collaborative, and friendly people who love what they do.

● In-Office Food: enjoy catered meals, boundless snacks, and the occasional food truck.

● Fun: we host in-person and virtual events such as game nights, happy hours, camping trips, and sports leagues.

● Work/Life Harmony: flexible paid time off, options for working from home, and paid parental leave.

● Whole Health Package: medical, dental, vision, and disability insurance. Plus mental health support (via Talkspace) and fitness reimbursement up to $100 per month.

● Savings: our 401K matching plan helps you plan ahead.

● RampRemote: a comprehensive program to assist you in setting up a home office that works for you



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  • Company: LiveRamp
  • Published: 19th February 2024
  • Closing Date: 28th April 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: $95,0000 - $160,000
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None