Cloud FinOps Engineer

Published: 7th July 2022 Closing Date: 30th September 2022

How will I help?

This is the Cloud FinOps engineer role is critical to achieving and maintaining acceptable levels of public cloud service productivity.  The role will provide technical control over public cloud costs across Azure and AWS at the Bank.  It is positioned in the Public Cloud Services Operation and Optimisation team.  As new cloud applications are onboarding to cloud platforms, the cloud costs must be continuously assessed and optimised.


What will you do?

  • Model, estimate and track fully loaded costs – forecast/project/trending analysis and assessing actuals.
  • Estimate and re/validate solution costs and charge back working with the application project and support teams, validate supplier invoices.
  • Identify Cost optimisation opportunities, work with customers, vendors, and PCS team to create the right sizing opportunities; Create and maintain the cost optimisation dashboards; Technically implement cost right-sizing.
  • Define budget alerts and limits, create/optimise financial reports, assess new/updated cloud offerings for cost optimisation of existing solutions.
  • Accountable for cost-effectiveness of the platform consumption model


What’s in it for me?

You will play an important and significant part in the future of a business that has been around for 200 years. Our vision is to become one of the world’s great service companies. So, we will support you in the development of your career, with internal career prospects and flexible working. You will also be backed by a fantastic team of people in a can-do, supportive structure.


What do I need? 

To be successful in this role, you need to have the following skills, education & personal attributes

  • Demonstrable ability and knowledge in Azure and AWS technologies
  • Public cloud infrastructure operations
  • Financial reporting using tools such as Excel, PowerBI, Apptio
  • Azure and AWS cost calculators
  • Experience with defining and implementing public cloud controls
  •  Experience with Reserved Instance purchasing




  • Company: WestPac Group
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary:
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None