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Principal FinOps Lead

Reporting to the Vice President of Enterprise Services, the Principal FinOps Lead will drive the optimization of Cloud spending for NCR Atleos. The ideal candidate has a passion for analyzing Cloud reports and recommendations to work with Engineering teams to drive improvements to optimize Cloud expenses.


Responsibilities for Executive Director of Cloud Networking

  • Collaborate with Engineering teams to provide data insights and business intelligence as it relates to internal cloud spend
  • Drive decisions to purchase Reserved Instances, Optimize Deployment Footprints, Delete unused disks, and turn machines off when not in use
  • Continuously monitor and analyze cloud expense data to identify new opportunities for optimization.
  • Analyze Cloud consumption data to identify wasteful spend and provide actionable insights to attribute, control, and optimize spend
  • Leverage visualization and mapping tools such as Looker, Excel and other data analytics tools to conduct analysis, produce charts/graphs and support internal engagements
  • Work with engineers to drive recommendations to optimize cloud spending.
  • Engage with the business to track, manage and forecast cloud spending across their business
  • Participate in planning discussions and project reviews with key stakeholders to align on new projects and ensure alignment on all aspects of cloud infrastructure expense planning
  • Develop cost unit economics across our cloud spend and develop processes to enable accurate hosting gross margin analysis.


Desired Skills for Executive Director of Cloud Networking

  • Proficiency in data analysis tools (e.g., Excel, SQL, Looker) and the ability to analyze complex data sets, identify patterns, and draw actionable insights.
  • Ability to create, document, and communicate financial analysis and cost optimization recommendations for cloud services with both technology and finance teams
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field
  • 5+ years of work experience in FinOps, data analytics, data science, or related fields
  • Fair knowledge of SaaS/Cloud business models
  • Experience with at least one of the Public Clouds: Azure, GCP, OCI or AWS


Preferred Skills

  • Possess a current Cloud FinOps certification



Offers of employment are conditional upon passage of screening criteria applicable to the job.


Full time employee benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401k

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  • Company: NCR Corporation
  • Published: 29th September 2023
  • Closing Date: 30th November 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Director
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner