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Cloud Optimisation Lead (f/m/d)

We have an opportunity for a cloud optimisation lead to optimize cloud resource utilization, reduce carbon footprint, cloud resource housekeeping and manage cloud spending. This is a key role that requires proactive collaboration with application teams to ensure efficient & effective cloud cost utilization.

    • You have very good understanding of different azure services cost model (PAYG, reservations etc)
    • You have experience with azure advisor focusing on cost, performance and Operations excellence
    • You have experience creating cloud budgets that reflect the needs & desires of the application teams
    • Review, track & support the reduction of CO2 foot print
    • Optimize resource utilization by activities including identifying & cleaning up the unused resources
    • Reviewing cloud spending & generating return on investment report
    • Governing and leading our 3rd party supplier in delivering those services
    • Enhance and develop the services to add further value to the business in an agile/sprint methodology
    • Provide exceptional Customer Service

Profile description:

Desired Skills and Experience:


  • Key azure cost & governance concepts (tagging, right sizing, cost management)
  • Strong commercial acumen skills to track, monitor and manage cloud costs
  • Exceptional analytical skills to interpret data and provide insights
  • Previous management experience of 3rd party technical teams
  • Highly developed communication, influencing, presentation and reporting skills


  • Basic understanding of Azure services
  • Experience in creating reports & dashboards in Power Bi
  • Experience of working in an extremely fast paced environment

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  • Company: Uniper
  • Published: 6th October 2022
  • Closing Date: 31st January 2023
  • Country: Germany
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None