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Cloud FinOps Analyst

Who we are looking for

Charles River Development is rapidly growing its Software-as-a-Service platform. We are looking for a hands-on, well-rounded FinOps Analyst role for our growing Cloud FinOps team. We offer an opportunity for talented and driven individuals to get on board with an organization that values personal initiative and growth.

 

What you will be responsible for

  • Partner with SaaS, engineering, and Finance teams to implement and maintain robust FinOps practices with the goal of creating a Cloud Center of Excellence (CCOE).
  • Analyze cloud utilization data from Azure and AWS to identify cost optimization opportunities.
  • Develop and implement cost-savings strategies, including right sizing resources, analyzing reserved instances and savings plans opportunities, and leveraging spot instances.
  • Maintain, build, update dashboards and reports to provide clear visibility into cloud consumption, resource utilization, and spend, providing customer contribution model .
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to promote a culture of cloud cost awareness and accountability, leveraging appropriate chargeback models.
  • Evaluate vendor contracts and agreements to ensure alignment with business objectives and cost-efficiency.
  • Forecast future cloud costs and develop budgets to ensure efficient resource allocation.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive continuous improvement initiatives and best practices adoption.
  • Stay up to date on the latest FinOps best practices and cloud cost management tools.
  • Reviews the competitive marketplace and adjusts operationalize activities based upon identified information.

 

What we value

  • A high degree of technical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • A strong sense of customer service, attention to detail, and issue ownership
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple significant projects and initiatives.
  • Strong process development and automation skills
  • Practical understanding of Cloud providers and Cloud FinOps practices
  • Ability to lead and work well with multiple priorities, and effectively handle concurrent demands to prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to formulate clear strategy, present and gain support
  • Ability to effectively integrate, contribute and overlap with other functions including cloud/enterprise architecture, compliance, risk, engineering, developers
  • Ability to formulate objectives with clear business value and demonstrate progress along the way
  • Ability to communicate complex and innovative concepts with proven experience driving decision making across different stakeholder groups
  • Ability to be self-directed and to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
  • A champion for continuous improvement

 

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Economics, Computer Science, or related field. Master’s degrees or professional certifications are a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience in financial analysis or cloud cost management.
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing concepts (Azure, AWS preferred)
  • Experience with cloud cost management tools and data analysis platforms (e.g., Cloudability, Cloudhealth, Power BI).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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

  • Company: State Street
  • Published: 11th July 2024
  • Closing Date: 11th September 2024
  • Country: Poland
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner