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Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst

Job Description Summary:

This role combines the desire to oversee Public Cloud spending with the ability to collaborate with key stakeholders with recommendations to drive optimal use of our cloud resources Role requires active analytical engagement to facilitate, support and execute tasks in alignment with direction and goals for CFM organization.

Job Description:

This role combines the desire to oversee Public Cloud spending with the ability to collaborate with key stakeholders with recommendations to drive optimal use of our cloud resourcesRole requires active analytical engagement to facilitate, support and execute tasks in alignment with direction and goals for CFM organization

  • Own analysis and recommendations based on Cloud consumption and cost data from Apptio Cloudability and directly from CSP sources ( Cloud ), as well as Cloud data from internally developed DBs/Tools, and data related to On Prem / Private Cloud
  • Action on activities stemming from standing / planned optimization & efficiency processes across PayPal and BUs
  • Support attainment of standing annual Consumption Optimization / Efficiency targets and well as Budget targets
  • Drive engagement with Workload Owners across PayPal, execute on optimization and efficiency work efforts to achieve annual goals and target KPIs
  • Support analysis and execution for financial engineering – apply knowledge of GCP/AWS/Azure financial instruments to action on applicable workloads and drive savings in cloud consumption
  • Support engagement with OCIO team on standing Forecast / Budget and longer-term planning and Business Case analysis efforts
  • Support engagement with CSP account teams and act on work effort within the scope of financial instrument application / financial management / consumption target attainment

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Finance or equivalent degree and experience OR equivalent combination of education and relevant experience5+ years relevant experience as an Information Technology or Finance professional managing IT3+ years of demonstrated experience and knowledge in public cloudKnowledge of IT infrastructure and public cloud conceptsExperience working with large datasets and the development of data-driven models and designs for executive materialsAbility to establish IT cost management strategies, models, processes, and toolsUnderstanding of cloud billing practices and proceduresAdvanced knowledge and skills in Excel and PowerPoint; proven knowledge of Apptio Cloudability ( or equivalent )Additional skills are a benefit: using report builders to create data visualizations, including PowerBI and or scripting via Python, BASH, SQL, R, etcAdditional credentials are a benefit : AWS, Azure and/or GCP Cloud Certification; FinOps Practitioner, Cloud Financial Management, Total Business Management or equivalent CertificationsInterpersonal, consultative and facilitation skills, coupled with analytical thinking and problem-solving skillsOur Benefits:At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit https://www.paypalbenefits.com

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  • Company: PayPal
  • Published: 15th June 2023
  • Closing Date: 10th September 2023
  • Country: Canada
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner