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Cloud Business Consultant

About the job

Enables cloud users to align their cloud technology adoption with their business strategies. Advises the world’s largest AWS, GCP, Azure, and other Cloud users on topics ranging from cloud architecture to organizational governance to cloud economics, driving efficient cloud adoption and usage for our clients. Consultation encompasses cloud architecture, big data analytics, finance, and business strategy. Analyzes complex, multi-cloud cost and performance datasets — as well as organizational behavior and strategies to derive insights, recommend cloud adoption and management strategies, and optimize cloud use across whole organizations. Customer-facing role with cross-functional expertise and responsibilities. Responsible for adhering to company security policies and procedures and any other relevant policies and standards as directed.


  • Requires in-depth conceptual and practical knowledge in own job discipline and basic knowledge of related job disciplines.
  • Solves complex problems.
  • Works independently, receives minimal guidance.
  • May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or may have accountability for on-going activities or objectives.
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.


  • Manage and deliver fast-paced, high-impact engagements with enterprise companies.
  • Build relationships with client-side and internal stakeholders to drive successful engagements.
  • Deliver recommendations on topics ranging from architectural optimization to organizational management.
  • Serve as a multi-cloud subject-matter expert, helping clients plan and execute efficient adoption and integration of cloud technologies and platforms.
  • Enable clients to understand and use their cloud data across technical and non-technical business units.
  • Derive insights and recommendations based on big data.
  • Assess client needs and provide elegant solutions and recommendations.
  • Subject matter expertise in cloud platforms and services including AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • Significant customer-facing experience and success managing senior and executive stakeholders.
  • Proven experience working with big data, including tools or languages like MySQL, R, Tableau, etc.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines smoothly.

Education And Experience

  • BS in Computer Science, Economics, Finance, or equivalent experience.
  • Cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Cloud Practitioner or Solutions Architect) preferred.
  • Bonus points for Cloud Management Platform experience or certs (e.g., CloudHealth, Cloudability).
  • 5+ total years of relevant experience, preferably in FinOps/Cloud/IT/Management consulting or similar roles.

Are you a Racker?

Rackers thrive in fast-paced environments built to inspire learning, growing, and innovating.

They are mission-inspired, values-grounded, culture-focused, and dedicated to making a positive impact in everything they do.

Rackers are inherently wired to solve problems and share ideas in small, nimble teams.

As experts in what they do, Rackers are serious about delivering a Fanatical Experience™ to our customers.

Rackers are valued members of a winning team on an inspiring mission and we want you to join the Racker family!

Why work at Rackspace Technology?

Find your fanatical. We deliver the best customer experience in the industry to businesses that perform life-saving research, power cities, and feed millions.

Come as you are. Cultivating inclusion is not just the right thing to do, it enables us to win. Our Executive Inclusion Council and Racker Resource Groups (RRGs) partner to enable an inclusive workplace and drive initiatives such as Rackspace’s participation in the annual Texas Conference for Women.

Satisfy your curiosity. No matter where you are going, we can help you get there. Our internal learning department, Rackspace University®, provides training and development to Rackers – from Microsoft™ certifications to effective leadership training – our goal is to help you grow.

Make a difference. At the core of every Racker is a drive to leave the world better than we found it, and we are passionate about giving back to our communities across the globe. While Rackers can leverage paid volunteer time off for any cause, our Rack Gives Back program creates opportunities for Rackers to give their time and talent to others.

Live life completely. We offer a well-rounded suite of health and wellness programs that help our Rackers achieve a healthy and balanced lifestyle. So while our Rackers are busy taking care of our customers, we take care of our Rackers.

“The following information is required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act and the New York City Pay Transparency Act. This applies only to individuals working in the state of Colorado or in New York City. The anticipated starting pay range of Colorado and New York City applicants for this role is 75,300 – 107,360 for CO and 87,800 – 125,180 for NYC. Unless already included in the posted pay range and based on eligibility, the role may include variable compensation in the form of bonus, commissions, or other discretionary payments. These discretionary payments are based on company and/or individual performance and may change at any time. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. Information on benefits offered is here.”

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  • Company: Rackspace Technology
  • Published: 1st March 2023
  • Closing Date: 30th April 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • Salary: USD 75,300 - USD 125,180
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None