Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst

Published: 18th November 2022 Closing Date: 16th December 2022

Description

Job Id: 58580

This Role is Fully Remote.

Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst
Our client is seeking a Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst to assist their organization remotely in Beaverton, Oregon.

Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst Responsibilities
The Cloud FinOps team plays a critical role in optimizing cloud spend for the company’s global, multi-cloud ecosystem. We develop products and provide services that allow our teammates to make data-driven technology decisions, creating maximum business value for the company.

Who We Are Looking For
Our ideal candidate will be a seasoned FinOps analyst leveraging a unique skill set to engage, support, and advise internal customers on their public cloud journey, helping them raise their cost optimization game.

The candidate will have FinOps experience or a cloud engineering background with a demonstrated technical understanding of public cloud products and services balanced with strong analytical, collaborative, and communication skills.

The candidate will be a team-player and a self-starter with agile learning abiliites and a bias to doing the right thing. Attention to detail, good listening skills, and the ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders are desired qualifications.

What You Will Work On
Your deep knowledge of public cloud services, including their cost structure and technical use cases, will pair with your keen analytic abilities to help our DevOps squads strike the best mix of cost, quality, and performance. You will develop an intimate knowledge of our Global Technology domains allowing you to produce valuable data for forecasting, show back, charge back, and variance analysis. You will advise internal customers on tagging, metadata, policy compliance, while raising the bar on the company’s overall cloud maturity. Your interpersonal skills will help you guide your internal customers through demand management and oversight controls. You will contribute to the development and iterative improvement of our data reporting, visualization, and policy-as-code products.

Who You Will Work With
You will report to the Director of Cloud FinOps, partner with the Lead Cloud FinOps Analyst, and work closely with our talented team of DevOps engineers and FinOps analysts. You will engage with leaders, analysts, engineers, developers, and other key members of the company’s global technology domains, as well as Finance and Accounting partners. The visibility of cloud spend will provide occasional opportunities to present to senior technology and business leaders.

We encourage all members of Global Technology to take advantage of developer and engineering community groups, participate in engineering forums, and join social & professional networks that foster career growth.

Senior Cloud FinOps Analyst Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline or any combination of equivalent relevant education, training and experience.
Strong understanding of public cloud provider platforms and services (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP).
Demonstrated knowledge of public cloud provider billing methods and concepts.
Proficiency using third-party or cloud-native cloud cost reporting products and tools (e.g. CloudHealth, Cloudability, Cost Explorer, Azure Cost Mgmt+Billing).
Working knowledge of financial close activities and accounting principles.
3+ years of analyzing, forecasting, and reporting cloud spend (cash flow & amortized).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively collaborate with business and technical leaders, teams, and squads.

Preferred:
FinOps certification.
Public cloud provider certification(s).
Understanding of Agile principles and Sprint Planning, including planning/backlog tools (e.g. JIRA).
Familiarity with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
Experience with Python or similar automation/scripting languages.
Experience in automating the ingestion and/or processing of cloud provider billing data.


Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies’ staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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