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Senior Cloud Analyst – FinOps

Seismic Cloud Engineering is seeking a Cloud or Saas Analyst with Cloud and or Saas Governance experience to join an exciting team that will directly impact multiple technical and financial aspects of our company. Get a chance to interact with all 4 major cloud providers including Azure, GCP, AWS, and IBM. Work on Cloud Governance projects such as: Reserved Instance planning, optimizations, vendor management, procurement, and financial tracking of engineering spend. Engage and support multiple engineering teams including development, compute and architecture. Cross-pollinate FinOps knowledge with multinational teams from the US, Europe and China.

What you will be doing:

  • Build, maintain, and improve real-time cloud cost and consumption dashboards
  • Provide forecasts for leadership and executive teams
  • Create cost optimization models with engineering teams that are utilizing cloud services
  • Work closely with financial and engineering teams on budget, forecast and expense reports relating to hosting/Saas
  • Drive cost optimization efforts by collaborating with Finance and Engineering teams across the organization, recommending and purchasing reserved instances & savings plans
  • Deliver the tooling and capabilities to enable our cloud financial management roadmap
  • Manage infrastructure spend across the company to ensure efficient consumption and usage
  • Support various teams in understanding their cloud bills based on their business goals and budget

What you bring to the team:

  • Experience working with cost management tools or models (buy and/or build) with Saas or Cloud vendors
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, etc.
  • Real world experience with BI and/or cost tracking tools such as Tableau, Intello, Salesforce, PowerBI
  • Experience in a Finance related discipline is a “nice to have” including budgeting and expense management
  • Experience with SQL based languages such as BigQuery or other database platforms is a “nice to have”
  • Exhibits sound business judgment
  • Strong analytical and data driven analyses
  • Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills
  • Strong spreadsheet skills such using excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Self-Motivated individual comfortable with picking up new skills and driving initiatives

What we have for you: (US & CANADA) 

  • Take time to rest and recharge w/ paid time off, paid company holidays, and end of year company shutdown
  • Medical, dental, vision and 2x life insurance 
  • Paid parental leave 
  • Access to free paid telemedicine 
  • Mental health + Employee Assistance programs w/ free counseling sessions 
  • Bring Your Own Device technology stipend 
  • Seismic Cares Program w/ charitable donation matching 
  • $1,000 annual professional development reimbursement 
  • Equity program and performance-based bonuses 
  • Nine Communities of Belonging (aka employee resource/affinity groups) 
  • Retirement savings plan with employer match (Canada) 
  • 401k w/ employer match (US) 
  • Health Savings Accounts with $1,000 Single/$2,000 Family employer contribution and employer-paid disability plans (US) 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits (US) 

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Headquartered in San Diego and with employees across the globe, Seismic is the global leader in sales enablement, backed by firms such as Permira, Ameriprise Financial, EDBI, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and T. Rowe Price. Seismic also recently expanded its team and product portfolio with the acquisition of Percolate, Grapevine6, and Lessonly. Our board of directors is composed of several industry luminaries including John Thompson, former Chairman of the Board for Microsoft. 

Seismic is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, age, race, religion, or any other classification which is protected by applicable law.  

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

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  • Company: Seismic
  • Published: 12th January 2023
  • Closing Date: 6th March 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None