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Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst

Job Description

Time Type:

Full time

At PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL), we believe that every person has the right to participate fully in the global economy. Our mission is to democratize financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.


Job Description Summary:

As a Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst you will oversee Public Cloud spending with the ability to collaborate with key stakeholders with recommendations to drive optimal use of our cloud resources. This position requires active analytical engagement to facilitate, support and execute tasks in alignment with direction and goals for CFM organization. Role requires active analytical engagement to facilitate, support and execute tasks in alignment with direction and goals for CFM organization.

Job Description:

In your day-to-day role, you will:

Own analysis and recommendations based on Cloud consumption and cost data from Apptio Cloudability and directly from CSP sources (Cloud), as well as Cloud data from internally developed DBs/Tools, and data related to On Prem / Private Cloud

Action on activities stemming from standing / planned optimization & efficiency processes across PayPal and BUs

Support attainment of standing annual Consumption Optimization / Efficiency targets and well as Budget targets

Drive engagement with Workload Owners across PayPal, execute on optimization and efficiency work efforts to achieve annual goals and target KPIs

Support analysis and execution for financial engineering – apply knowledge of GCP/AWS/Azure financial instruments to action on applicable workloads and drive savings in cloud consumption

Support engagement with OCIO team on standing Forecast / Budget and longer-term planning and Business Case analysis efforts

Support engagement with CSP account teams and act on work effort within the scope of financial instrument application / financial management / consumption target attainment

What you need to bring

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Management Information Systems, Finance or equivalent degree and experience OR equivalent combination of education and relevant experience

5+ years relevant experience as an Information Technology or Finance professional managing IT

3+ years of demonstrated experience and knowledge in public cloud

Knowledge of IT infrastructure and public cloud concepts

Experience working with large datasets and the development of data-driven models and designs for executive materials.

Ability to establish IT cost management strategies, models, processes, and tools.
Understanding of cloud billing practices and procedures

Advanced knowledge and skills in Excel and PowerPoint; proven knowledge of Apptio Cloudability ( or equivalent )

Ability to create data visualizations, including PowerBI and or scripting via Python, BASH, SQL, R, etc

Experience with AWS, Azure and/or GCP Cloud Certification; FinOps Practitioner, Cloud Financial Management, Total Business Management or equivalent certifications

Interpersonal, consultative and facilitation skills, coupled with analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Additional Job Description:


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0Our Benefits:
At PayPal, we’re committed to building an equitable and inclusive global economy. And we can’t do this without our most important asset—you. That’s why we offer benefits to help you thrive in every stage of life. We champion your financial, physical, and mental health by offering valuable benefits and resources to help you care for the whole you.
We have great benefits including a flexible work environment, employee shares options, health and life insurance and more. To learn more about our benefits please visit


Who We Are:
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PayPal has remained at the forefront of the digital payment revolution for more than 20 years. By leveraging technology to make financial services and commerce more convenient, affordable, and secure, the PayPal platform is empowering more than 400 million consumers and merchants in more than 200 markets to join and thrive in the global economy. For more information, visit

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at


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As part of PayPal’s commitment to employees’ health and safety, we have established in-office Covid-19 protocols and requirements, based on expert guidance. Depending on location, this might include a Covid-19 vaccination requirement for any employee whose role requires them to work onsite. Employees may request reasonable accommodation based on a medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.

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  • Company: PayPal
  • Published: 11th September 2023
  • Closing Date: 19th September 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None