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Software Engineer in Cloud Costs

The mission of the Optimus team is to keep our cloud infrastructure cost under control. Our activities encompass the whole spectrum of cloud FinOps initiatives including setting up guidelines and best practices, developing fine-grained cost monitoring, anomaly analyses, trend projections, or driving concrete technical improvements to decrease our cloud footprint.

Responsibilities

  • Detailed understanding of our cloud infrastructure, the services it supports, and its cost structure
  • Working on full lifecycle application development of internal cost and usage collection, analysis and reporting services and data pipelines
  • Working on setting up best practices, standards, and governance processes for cloud cost control
  • Working with stakeholders like Engineering, Operations, Finance, Leadership, or Product Management to understand their cloud infrastructure cost/usage awareness needs
  • Reporting cloud infrastructure cost & usage to the above mentioned stakeholders
  • Monitoring & analyzing our cloud infrastructure costs & usage to identify and document spikes, trends, their drivers
  • Identifying and assessing cloud infrastructure cost optimization opportunities, helping ensure that they are acted on
  • Popularizing the usage of the produced reports, helping other teams understand this data, train them on it

Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience in software development
  • Experience building well-structured relational databases, solid knowledge of SQL
  • Experience building cloud-native (AWS/Azure/GCP) applications and understanding of cloud infrastructure
  • Focus on detail, good communication skills, curiosity
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative and team-oriented environment
  • Must be willing and able to work in an open office, team environment 

And you’ll shine if you know about these…

  • Cloud infrastructure costs and their optimization
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Data warehousing
  • Reporting tools like Power BI, Tableau, Google Sheets and alike

 

You will be based in Prague, Czech Republic. As this is an office-centric role, you are expected to be present in the office for 3 days a week. As outlined in Pure’s Hybrid Work Policy, there will be variations over periods of time, depending on business need.

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

  • Company: Pure Storage
  • Published: 30th May 2024
  • Closing Date: 30th July 2024
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None