About The Role

  • Manage AWS Invoicing, consulting with internal Finance Teams and AWS to settle queries.
  • Produce monthly reporting on spend, along with necessary commentary for exec review.
  • Consult with Cloud Service owners to deliver cost savings based on Cloud optimization recommendations.
  • Monitor and report on cost optimization opportunities and work closely with Cloud Service owner on the Cloud cost optimization activities.
  • Review and refine a tagging framework and governance model.
  • Work closely with Cloud Engineering and Platform teams to implement cost optimisation best practices.
  • Lead cost optimisation meetings with various stakeholders to drive continuous improvement of best practice.
  • Building, maintaining, and developing excellent relationships with Suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Administrate and improve Analytics tools (AWS Cost Explorer, QuickSight)
  • Promote the FinOps principles which are a combination of systems, best practice, and culture designed to increase Motability’s understanding of cloud costs.
  • Basics or willingness to learn ITAM lifecycle concepts and promote the ITFM teams’ asset lifecycle services to the business and work collaboratively on challenges and shared objectives.
  • Covering Hardware Asset Database reporting and ticket queue when ITAM Analyst is on leave (Jira, JSM (Jira Service Management)).
  • Staying up to date on industry news and actively highlighting any changes that could impact the business to the relevant stakeholders.

About You

  • You are a self-starter with enthusiasm, initiative, and drive to learn and continually improve.
  • You will have worked with colleagues across technology functions on successful projects and/or programmes.
  • Understanding of the various AWS discount initiatives.
  • An enthusiastic financial cloud advocate with a good grasp of both financial cost management as well as infrastructure and cloud environment principles, or strong willingness to learn.
  • You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to operate well in an Agile delivery framework.
  • Strong interest in developing industry leading cloud cost management and optimisation solutions.
Minimum criteria:
As a minimum for this role, you will need to have extensive experience of:
  • Basic knowledge of AWS Services and Discount Programmes.
  • An understanding of basic cloud and on-prem infrastructure.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, organisation, and communication skills.
  • Working in a matrix management environment.
  • Familiarity with Analytics tools e.g. AWS Cost Explorer, QuickSight.
  • Understanding of working with Service Desk tools/ticket systems.
  • FinOps qualification or desire to work towards this.

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

  • Company: Motability Operations Ltd
  • Published: 11th July 2024
  • Closing Date: 11th September 2024
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner