The FinOps Specialist is responsible for driving financial operational excellence of the platform. This role involves collaborating with platform teams to analyze, plan, and monitor cloud expenditure while ensuring the efficient use of resources. FinOps Specialist will uncover opportunities for cost savings, implement standard processes, and develop metrics to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of cloud usage.


    • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
    • Supervise and analyze MCP expenditure to identify trends and improvement areas using Azure monitoring tools
    • Develop and maintain MCP cost optimization strategies
    • Collaborate with platform teams to align financial and operational goals and ensure integration of cloud cost management strategies
    • Create financial reports and dashboards for collaborators, using tools like Power BI, Azure Synapse Analytics, or Grafana
    • Prepare budget plans and supervise actual performance of MCP
    • Support development and deployment of automated tools and scripts to monitor, report, and optimize MCP resources and costs
    • Educate and train team members on the standard processes of cost-effective MCP usage (including workshops and training sessions)
    • Research and assess new cloud offerings for cost reduction and enhanced efficiency
    • Assist with financial audits to ensure MCP spending is tracked and reported accurately
    • Analyze monthly cloud costs, identifying high-cost services or resources and recommending cost-saving measures


    • Proficient understanding of financial principles, cost management, budgeting, and forecasting
    • Outstanding knowledge of Azure or other major cloud platforms and their pricing models, as well as an understanding of cloud services, tools, and technologies
    • Experience with cloud cost management tools and automation solutions
    • Ability to analyze sophisticated data sets, identify trends, and draw insights for cost optimization and resource allocation decisions
    • Sound problem-solving skills with the capacity to identify and resolve financial and operational issues, as well as develop innovative cost-savings strategies
    • Familiarity with programming or scripting languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript) is an asset
    • Motivated about Agile software processes and methodologies
    • Experience working in a collaborative agile team environment
    • Flexibility to quickly adjust to changing priorities and embrace new tools, technologies, and processes in a dynamic environment
    • Strong communication skills, able to clearly articulate financial goals and drive a cost-awareness culture across the platform and key customers
    • Detailed approach to data accuracy, financial and operating reporting
    • Dedication to staying up-to-date on the latest FinOps methodologies, cloud technologies, and industry standard processes

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  • Company: Teck Resources Limited
  • Published: 19th July 2023
  • Closing Date: 12th August 2023
  • Country: Canada
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None