Title: FinOps SME


Location: DMV


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist customer teams in understanding the FinOps methodology and provide guidance on how to mature the organization in the FinOps capabilities.
  • Develop and champion cloud infrastructure cost management best practices.
  • Partner with the agencies Finance, Procurement & Engineering teams to help measure and manage their cloud infrastructure costs.
  • Own the development and delivery of cloud infrastructure budgets and forecasts based on the clients current cloud spend patterns.
  • Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports of cloud consumption metrics with recommendations to drive savings and efficiencies.
  • Partner with Finance department to increase cost allocation for shared infrastructure and platform services such as security and networking.
  • Work with public cloud technology tools to help drive FinOps practices and methodologies.
  • Build analytical models to provide data-driven guidance on cloud infrastructure spend.
  • Create utilization/forecasting models to predict future outcomes of cloud infrastructure spend and usage. This includes understanding the velocity of migrations into the cloud.
  • Create and maintain internal documentation on FinOps and cost optimization processes


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher, or 5-years of experience in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related scientific or technical discipline.
  • Three or more years of experience with Azure, AWS and/or GCP cloud services.
  • Deep understanding of Microsoft Azure Portal and/or AWS Cost Explorer
  • Experience of Python and PowerShell scripting
  • Experience with relational databases, data extraction, data analysis, and cloud cost management tools
  • Understanding of Federal Government IT procurement processes.
  • Understanding of industry best practices related to Cloud resource tagging and tagging enforcement thru automation.


Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Public Cloud technology certifications
  • Experience with Cloud Cost Management software

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, graphical, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.
  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated outstanding level of professionalism in providing client support, including ability to exercise good judgment, discretion, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Sound business ethics, including the protection of proprietary and confidential information.
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, as well as outside clients and vendors.
  • Superior interpersonal skills including courtesy, professionalism, and a cooperative attitude.

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

  • Company: PBG Consulting
  • Published: 28th July 2023
  • Closing Date: 30th July 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None