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FinOps Specialist (15525)

**Federal Project – Applicant must be a United States Citizen, with the ability to obtain a Public Trust. **

Baer is looking for FinOps Specialist for a 6 month Federal Project located in DC.

Title: FinOps Specialist
Location: DC Metro Area – 1 Day per Week Onsite Required
Duration: 6 months
Rate: All-Inclusive
Alignment: W2 or C2C (Vendors Not Permitted)


  • Conduct in-depth cloud analysis to identify areas of optimization and cost efficiency.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the technology offered by the CSP and stay up-to-date with the latest developments.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather data and insights related to cloud usage and spending.
  • Identify and recommend cost-saving measures and operational improvements based on analysis and industry best practices.
  • Present findings and recommendations to stakeholders, including executives, finance teams, and technical teams.
  • Monitor and track cloud spending, identifying any discrepancies or anomalies.
  • Work closely with finance and procurement teams to ensure accurate budgeting and forecasting of cloud costs.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and emerging technologies related to cloud computing and FinOps practices.


  • Deep familiarity with at least one major Cloud Service Provider (CSP), such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Strong understanding of cloud technology and services, including infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), and software-as-a-service (SaaS).
  • Proven experience in cloud analysis and optimization, with a track record of identifying cost efficiencies and operational improvements.
  • Familiarity with financial concepts and budgeting processes.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Relevant certifications (e.g., FinOps Practitioner, AWS Cloud Practitioner, Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals) are a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree

Public Trust Security Clearance is the lowest level of additional background screening that the federal government requires for applicants of certain jobs, which includes completing a Standard Form 85 (SF85) form.

Company Overview:

Baer is an Enterprise Performance Partner providing job opportunities with several 1st Tier Global Systems Integrators and a wide array of Fortune 1000 clients.  Baer consultants and employees enjoy access to the highest profile job opportunities across leading Enterprise Technology Solutions ranging from Digital Transformation programs utilizing the latest technologies from SAP and Oracle to a wide range of emerging Cloud based infrastructure, application and AI related solutions.

At Baer we aim to provide a best-in-class engagement experience for our consultants. Our job requirements are carefully vetted and are typically associated with pivotal programs offering tremendous opportunities to expand your skills leveraging the latest solutions.

Baer is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

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  • Company: The Baer Group
  • Published: 29th August 2023
  • Closing Date: 31st October 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None