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Senior FinOps Analyst

RWE Supply & Trading GmbH

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

Your future plans
Would you like to be part of the RWE IT Infrastructure department supporting the delivery of change and technical innovation for the group?

Reporting to the Senior Supplier Performance Manager within the Cloud & Datacentre team (C&DC), this role will help build the knowledge, team and policies that will help our organisation understand and control costs in the Cloud. Working closely with colleagues in Cloud Engineering, Cloud Platform, Finance and Commercial you will develop and operate a robust program for Cloud cost management that includes but is not limited to tagging frameworks and governance model, budgets, cost optimisation lifecycle, chargebacks and finance integration.

  • Utilising both Cloud native and third-party cost management toolsets to drive commercial and cost avoidance optimisations across our Cloud estate (AWS and Azure)
  • Provide expert knowledge on cloud cost optimisation strategies (e.g. rightsizing, reserved instances / savings plans, scheduling, processor / instance types)
  • Building, maintaining, and improving custom reports and dashboards to deliver weekly / monthly cost reporting
  • Collaborate with Cloud Engineering and Cloud Platform teams to implement cost optimization recommendations and best practices
  • Defining and implementing a new FinOps governance framework and roadmap of FinOps activity to maximise and optimise our Cloud spend

Your powerful skills 

  • Strong experience of Cloud cost optimisation and the Cloud FinOps sector
  • A strong understanding of AWS and Azure compute technologies (ideally certified at foundation level for respective platform)
  • Knowledge and understanding of Public Cloud pricing schemes
  • Demonstrable experience of managing and executing commitment-based savings plans for AWS and Azure, of Cloud cost management tooling and also of building dashboards
  • Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Clear, effective written and oral communication
  • Cultural awareness and willingness to travel (largely between UK and Germany)

Benefits you can rely on 

  • Opportunity to work with new, emerging & continually improving Cloud technologies
  • RWE’s Multi-Cloud strategy provides opportunities in both Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services
  • Providing a variety of dynamic services across the globe to all RWE Operating Companies

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Any questions? Ameria Kyaligamba (Recruiting), +44 7721580227

We look forward to meeting you!

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RWE Supply & Trading is the interface between RWE and the energy markets around the world. Approximately 1,700 employees from over 50 different countries trade (renewable) electricity, (green) gas, commodities and CO2 emission allowances. The trading entity also ensures the commercial optimisation of RWE’s power plant dispatch and markets electricity from renewables.

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  • Company: RWE
  • Published: 22nd February 2023
  • Closing Date: 30th April 2023
  • Country: Germany
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None