We are currently recruiting an exciting role within the team for, FinOps Lead. This role is responsible for ensuring we effectively manage costs and cost-risk in dynamic cloud consumption at Royal London. They will do this by developing, maintaining, and supporting cloud cost management practices, identifying, and driving cloud cost optimization and rightsizing opportunities, supporting cloud-enabled teams responsible for their own workloads through education and data-driven insights, and measuring KPIs and controls related to cloud costs.


The Cloud Centre of Excellence is a set of centralized services and has capability to provide and manage a secure and compliant path for cloud consumption, enable and accelerate cloud adoption, and establish or operate key cloud risks, controls and KPIs including financial operations and team performance.


You will be joining a dynamic and growing team, and have experience within Azure, AWS or GCP. With strong analytical skills, and the ability to work with stakeholders across the group, managing budgets, tracking spend and working on multiple projects.The role contributes to our purpose Strengthening the mutual choice for our customers.


About the role

  • You will provide FinOps expertise, leadership, direction and assistance to IT leadership, project delivery, technical leads, and engineering teams.
  • Manage the full lifecycle of subscriptions/budgets/accounts in line with our standards and process.
  • You will monitor and track spend across the organization and acting on projected or actual breaches to ensure budgets are managed. As well as educating and onboarding customers in FinOps processes and responsibilities.
  • Work with the Cloud Engineering team to develop automation for gathering, processing, and visualising cost data.
  • Work with the Cloud Engineering team to build, maintain, and improve real-time cloud cost and consumption dashboards tailored to audience.
  • Fostering innovation in FinOps management: identifying, proposing, and implementing the choice of FinOps tools and processes.


About you

  • You will have relevant cloud knowledge (Azure, AWS, GCP).
  • Proven experience in effective cost management strategies, tools, models, and processes. As well as capability to design and implement FinOps solutions (including cost management and optimisation).
  • You will have, strong analytical skills with the ability to gather, analyse and interpret significant amounts of information accurately. As well as excellent communication skills and ability to effectively convey complex ideas tailored appropriately to the audience (from senior leaders to technical experts).
  • Solid understanding of the key drivers, concepts, and language that Finance, Procurement, Service Management and Technology teams use day-to-day.
  • Experience with using cloud cost management tools (cloud native/3rd party) and data analysis using Excel or advanced analysis tools (e.g., Power BI) to drive actionable insights for cloud customers and senior stakeholders.
  • Experience of working with cloud tagging and naming schemes to drive accurate allocation and accountability of cloud spend.

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

  • Company: Royal London
  • Published: 22nd April 2024
  • Closing Date: 5th May 2024
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None