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LSEG Senior FinOps Specialist

A Senior FinOps Specialist who has detailed knowledge of AWS/Azure/GCP is required to join a dedicated FinOps team to assist with the management of a large public cloud estate.
The successful candidate will be working with: Application teams at every stage of the application lifecycle to improve cost /performance ratios; Finance & Procurement teams to help simplify complex billing data received; and Architecture & Design teams where sharing cloud best practice
and industrial experience aids key choices and long-term decision making.

Role Purpose:
The Cloud FinOps Specialist is responsible for managing cloud consumption by encouraging efficient Cloud use throughout the application lifecycle. The successful candidate will have extensive AWS/Azure/GCP experience; be familiar with the FinOps foundation’s framework & know what is required to achieve “run” maturity; be able to confidently talk with application teams about their
designs, encouraging good use of cloud agility and unit economics; and be able to highlight improvements to cost / performance ratios through virtual machine management & reserved instance purchase.

Role Responsibilities:
Work with application teams to educate and advise on: technology usage, specifically to ensure the most appropriate technologies are implemented; reserved instances purchased, and savings plans are considered where required. Look after increased adoption of cloud cost management tool by end users and set-up regular Q&A, workshops with the provider.
Keep up to date with industry trends so that business stakeholders can be advised how to use the latest services to improve cost / performance ratios.
Use cost management tools to clearly communicate complex analysis of cloud data in simple understandable terms for all levels of the organisation.
Demonstrable eagerness to learn the latest industrial trends and can translate how these services or technologies can improve cost / performance for our business stakeholders.
Use reports to highlight tagging data quality to drive improvements with cost allocation and management reports.
Define, build, and measure relevant FinOps key performance indicators for applications teams, divisions and group level. Monitor KPIs evolution via tools and present variation to stakeholders via presentations and agree on action plan.
FinOps KPIs management: constantly look after data accuracy, KPIs calculation, publication, and ensure a smooth experience for stakeholders accessing the metrics.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Good English language verbal and written communication skills essential.
    Ideally, the successful candidate would hold the Certification in one of the major cloud providers
    technologies.  or Hold a degree in Mathematics, Finance, Computer Science, Software Engineering or equivalent.
  • Well-developed technical knowledge across a broad range of IT topics, public cloud.
  • Experience using a public cloud cost management tool.
  • Strong analytical skills and a proven record of taking ownership, leading data backend analyses, and influencing results.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and data-driven decision making.
  • Minimum 3 years industry experience in a large-scale organisation.
  • Understand common financial terms, key drivers, and concepts that Technology, Finance, Procurement, Accounts Payable and Receivable teams use day-to-day is essential.
  • Experience in developing KPI’s and scorecards based on internal and industry benchmarks.
  • Previous experience in delivering presentations to C-level audience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with the FinOps Foundation framework and an understanding of what it means to reach “run” maturity. FinOps Foundation certification would be a plus

 

We are looking for intellectually curious people, passionate about the bigger picture of how technology industry is evolving, ready to ask difficult questions and deal with complicated scenarios! If you are creative and a problem solver, this is the place to be as will be supporting you to fast-forward your career!

We improve each employee’s potential through personal development and through a wide range of learning tools both formal and informal. We believe that remunerating our people with competitive salaries and a range of attractive benefits such as:

  • 25 days’ holiday per year
  • 1 additional day off for your Birthday
  • Annual wellness allowance
  • Share Purchase Plan
  • Medical Health Insurance
  • Medical Subscription (preventive medical services)
  • Dental Coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Pillar 3 Private Pension
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Bookster
  • Volunteering Events
  • Team Buildings

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

  • Company: LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group)
  • Published: 2nd October 2023
  • Closing Date: 27th January 2024
  • Country: Romania
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner