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Cloud Analyst FinOps

What you will do: 

  • Incorporate security management and privacy requirements into cloud hardware, software, and applications.
  • Maintain up-to-date and extensive knowledge of cloud products and technology (e.g., Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud, and IBM Cloud)
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine approach and feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Responsible for aggregating, maintaining, analyzing, updating, and reporting on cloud service consumption/ordering, billing, spending, and utilization metrics.
  • Responsible for aggregating, maintaining, analyzing, updating, and reporting workload performance metrics such as workload placement, trends, thresholds, alerts, breaches, issues, problems, and recommendations.
  • Build detailed financial models to project the long-term, complete impact of cloud modernization and cloud usage on the organization’s budget and operations in a multi-cloud environment.
  • Propose cost allocation and/or chargeback models for cloud services.
  • Develop, track, and report relevant KPIs to shed financial and operational insights into the Cloud OpEx drivers, and influence business decisions using data and communication skills.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Clearance: Must have an active TS/SCI with polygraph 
  • Experience supporting enterprise-scale IT environments and with 5-years’ experience in financial analysis within the IT or Cloud domains and demonstrated analytic experience.
  • Previous experience as a Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Business Process Analyst, Data Analyst, Requirements Analysts, or similar.
  • Expert experience with MS Excel, with demonstrated use of these tools to model business practices, financial constructs, and pricing models.
  • Experience advising technical and development teams on financial benefits and risks of varying cloud models.
  • Benefit/cost analysis, data analytics, PERT techniques, Visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Microsoft Power BI), and Certification and/or demonstrated technical knowledge in multiple cloud platforms (e.g., Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud, and IBM Cloud).

Nice to Have Qualifications:

  • Experience developing pricing models for Federal Government contracts or experience developing pricing models for vendor proposals to the Federal Government.Master of Business Administration (MBA) or advanced degree focused on financial analysis.
  • Familiarity with Federal Government procurement processes and practices.
  • Experience designing modifications to the Cloud model to support Technology Business Management (TBM) or other frameworks to increase transparency for stakeholders regarding cost and usage.
  • Experience implementing financial oversight and reporting for cloud programs or offerings.
  • Financial oversight and management of cloud operating budgets and chargeback to internal and external customers, including the development and delivery of ongoing analyses to identify cost and budget trends and deviations from forecasts.
  • Familiarity with federal funding constructs to include appropriations, Working Capital Funds (WCF), and Franchise Funds.

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  • Company: Rapid Cycle Solutions
  • Published: 25th April 2024
  • Closing Date: 24th May 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None