AWS FinOps Data Analyst

Published: 22nd January 2023 Closing Date: 22nd March 2023

Overview

We are not just offering a job but a meaningful career! Come join our passionate team!

As a Fortune 50 company, we hire the best employees to serve our customers, making us a leader in the insurance and financial services industry. State Farm embraces diversity and inclusion to ensure a workforce that is engaged, builds on the strengths and talents of all associates, and creates a Good Neighbor culture.

We offer competitive benefits and pay with the potential for an annual financial award based on both individual and enterprise performance. Our employees have an opportunity to participate in volunteer events within the community and engage in a learning culture. We offer programs to assist with tuition reimbursement, professional designations, employee development, wellness initiatives, and more!

Visit our Careers page for more information on our benefitslocations and the process of joining the State Farm team!

HYBRID: Qualified candidates (in or near hub locations listed below) should plan to spend time working from home and some time working in the office as part of our hybrid work environment.

HUB LOCATIONS: Dunwoody, GA; Richardson, TX; Tempe, AZ; or Bloomington, IL

Check out our Enterprise Technology department!

Responsibilities

Have you been yearning for a FinOps position where millions of dollars are at stake and you have the opportunity to directly influence and educate all levels of the organization about AWS spend, cost efficiencies and savings opportunities? We are seeking an experienced, innovative AWS Cloud FinOps Analyst to help drive a culture of cost optimization and efficiencies.

As a Data Analyst in this role you will get to:

  • Build and define financial observability and operation tooling for our cloud platforms.
  • Identify opportunities for cost optimization and efficiencies by analyzing AWS bill, and spend patterns coupled with using product discovery techniques interacting with existing cloud builders.
  • Research and track cost plans, Reserved Instances, and Enterprise Savings Plans.
  • Be recognized as a visible evangelist promoting FinOps principles, best practices and culture to increase ability to understand cloud spend and optimization opportunities (exposure opportunities galore)!
  • Be acutely aware of cloud spend footprint and detect any unusual consumption.
  • Utilize the CUR to innovate data analysis that helps the organization better understand and react to cloud spend.

Qualifications

Highly desired skills:

  • Experience with AWS Cost and Usage Report along with native tools including Billing, Cost Explorer, Trusted Advisor, and Budgets
  • Experience with capacity forecasting, cloud cost optimization techniques, and AWS services
  • Knowledge of AWS QuickSight, SQL, and database technology (e.g. AWS Athena, DynamoDB)
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, conceptual thinking, and problem-solving capabilities
  • Unafraid to fail innovating

Additional Skills:

  • FinOps Practitioner Certified
  • AWS Practitioner and/or Solutions Architect Certified
  • Familiarity with APIs, UIs, and automation scripting
  • Self-motivated, independent, and strategic thinker

SPONSORSHIP: Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (e.g. H-1B visa) for this opportunity.


Location

Details

  • Company: State Farm
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner

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