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Head of FinOps (Cloud Optimization)

This is a remote position that can be done from anywhere in North America.  This role is ideal for someone looking to build a high-growth global business in a dynamic and rapidly evolving industry.


    • Build and lead our FinOps and Cloud Optimization practice globally.  You will be responsible for our methods, our team, our technology, and the global P&L of the practice.
    • Develop our methods, drive the continued build-out of our optimization technology, and lead our contributions to the broader FinOps community.
    • Build a world-class global team – hire and lead global teams of Virtasant professionals to delight our clients and provide our people with rewarding, challenging work.
    • Bring Virtasant’s unique Cloud Optimization value proposition to life through marketing, research, and publications.


    • Significant experience (5+ years) managing complex technology projects as part of a consulting or professional services organization, ideally with a focus on public cloud technologies.
    • Experience leading FinOps initiatives and deep expertise with cloud cost reduction concepts.  FinOps certification is a plus.
    • Familiarity with the “Big 3” cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP) and their product suites.
    • Experience building out delivery frameworks and establishing program management metrics, tracking and reporting for organizations and projects of various sizes.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English).
    • A track record of success managing work efforts and driving business growth, including offering development, deal scoping, team building, and delivery leadership.

Our Recruitment Process

    • Recruiter interview (30 min)
    • CCAT (Cognitive test) (30 min)
    • Functional Interview – Project Delivery Lead
    • Commercial interview – Director of Client Services
    • Cost Optimization Interview – CTO
    • Final Interview – CEO

What We Offer

    • Totally remote, 40h/week, long-term contract.
    • Payment in USD, bi-weekly, or monthly – your choice.

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  • Company: Virtasant
  • Published: 8th June 2024
  • Closing Date: 7th August 2024
  • Country: Mexico
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner