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Cloud FinOps Analyst

At Regions, the Cloud FinOps Analyst is responsible for optimizing cloud infrastructure costs, monitoring usage patterns, and implementing strategies to maximize efficiency. This position utilizes a deep understanding of cloud technologies, financial analysis, and cost management. Additionally, this position collaborates with cross-functional teams to align cloud spending with business objectives and drive continuous improvement.

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Collaborates with finance and technology teams to establish cloud budgets and forecasts
  • Develops and maintains financial models and forecasts to track cloud spending and cost-saving initiatives
  • Analyzes billing data and cloud usage metrics to identify trends and areas for optimization
  • Plays a key role in the development and implementation of strategies to optimize cloud costs
  • Creates reports and dashboards to track and communicate cloud cost optimization efforts to stakeholders
  • Provides guidance to engineering teams on implementation of optimization recommendations
  • Presents financial analysis to influence management decisions
  • Stays current on industry trends, tools, and technologies related to cloud cost management and FinOps practices
  • Prepares and maintains detailed and comprehensive documentation of processes and procedures to support and drive process improvements
  • May offer routine guidance and advice to junior analysts

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

Requirements

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three (3) years of financial analysis, management reporting, or related experience
  • Or High School Diploma or GED and seven (7) years of financial analysis, management reporting, or related experience
  • Certified Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Practitioner or ability to obtain within three (3) months in role

Preferences

 

  • Experience with cloud cost management tools and services
  • Experience in cloud optimization or in related roles within a cloud centric environment

Skills And Competencies

 

  • Knowledge of financial statements
  • Proficiency in data analysis and financial modeling
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Strong collaboration skills both within a team and across teams
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong verbal, written communication, and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivation
  • Understanding of cloud technologies, financial analysis, and cost management

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

  • Company: Regions Bank
  • Published: 14th May 2024
  • Closing Date: 14th July 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • Salary: 88K - 112K
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None