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FinOps business analyst at Randstad Global

how you will contribute

As a FinOps engineer you will join our software assets & optimization team at Randstad Global IT. You identify and implement innovative and standardized solutions to optimize Randstad’s overall cloud, license and contractual spend. You translate financial, technical & process knowledge and insights into a roadmap to meet business and IT needs. You support (local) operating company teams with insights and recommendations to improve their cloud/license/contract costs and performance positions.



what you will be doing

  • contribution to the software assets & optimization roadmap
  • being the trusted advisor to local operating companies by supporting them with cloud and license costs insights, invoicing, reporting and recommendations to build and strengthen the IT foundation
  • supporting financial chargeback models to the group and local operating companies
  • driving the change to business value/application driven reporting
  • supporting the harmonization and modernization of the application landscape (e.g. IaaS vs PaaS vs SaaS)
  • you will be interacting with a large number of people and roles within and outside of the software assets & optimization team including but not limited to FinOps engineers, technical account managers, operations team, subject matter experts, cloud architects, business/finance controllers.



who will you work with

The software assets & optimization team consists of Finops (data) business analysts, both from Randstad and our IT partner. Together with the team you are a trusted adviser by bringing IT cost visibility and optimization initiatives to build a solid global IT foundation. You will report to the lead software assets & optimizations.

what you will bring

  • solid background in complex and big scale IT environments (5+ years)
  • solid financial understanding, expertise with (cloud) financial management tooling
  • experience working with both centralized and decentralized teams
  • you have strong experience engaging with global suppliers/partners to address challenges
  • cloud services experience within at least one of the big cloud providers (AWS/GCP preferred)
  • bachelor or master degree in Informatics or equivalent experience
  • FinOps Practitioner certification is a plus
  • coding experience with Python programming language is a plus
  • hands-on experience with Cloudbees CI/CD pipelines is a plus
  • Google Cloud Platform certification or AWS certification is a plus



competencies and capabilities

  • you are comfortable and able to present ideas to both technical and business stakeholders, facilitate strategic & tactical discussions and guide teams in getting it done
  • you like working in ambiguous or changing situations, and with diverse individuals and groups
  • fluency in English with strong communication skills, written, oral and, face-to-face
  • empathetic to the local choices and decisions but capable of interpreting these into a global and standardized FinOps design that maximizes business value within the commercial constraints
  • innovation, standardization &  automation mindset
  • you have a structured way of problem solving with analytical skills
  • you are forward thinking and persistent to thrive for quality



what’s in it for you

We put people at the heart of everything we do. Our employment conditions reflect this;

  • competitive salary
  • option to take part in Randstad’s success through our employee Share Purchase Plan
  • opportunity to give back to local communities through paid volunteering leave
  • growth and development opportunities in a fast changing global environment
  • working with great people and being part of a network where everyone wants you to succeed
  • an environment where differences are understood, valued and celebrated


We want our teams and talent to reflect the rich diversity of the societies we serve. We thrive for an environment of belonging, safety and confidence. So everyone can bring their whole selves to work and flourish. Learn more about equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging at randstad here.

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  • Company: Randstad
  • Published: 12th January 2023
  • Closing Date: 27th February 2023
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner