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Cloud FinOps Specialist

How will I help?

This is the Cloud FinOps Specialist role is critical to achieving and maintaining acceptable levels of public cloud service productivity.  The role will provide technical control over public cloud costs across Azure and AWS at the Bank.  It is positioned in the Public Cloud Services Operation and Optimisation team.  As new cloud applications are onboarding to cloud platforms, the cloud costs must be continuously assessed and optimised.

What will you do?

  • Model, estimate and track fully loaded costs – forecast/project/trending analysis and assessing actuals.
  • Estimate and re/validate solution costs and charge back working with the application project and support teams, validate supplier invoices.
  • Identify Cost optimisation opportunities, work with customers, vendors and PCS team to create the right sizing opportunities; Create and maintain the cost optimisation dashboards; Technically implement cost right-sizing.
  • Define budget alerts and limits, create/optimise financial reports, assess new/updated cloud offerings for cost optimisation of existing solutions.
  • Accountable for cost-effectiveness of the platform consumption model.


What’s in it for me?

You’ll play a significant part of the future of a business that has been around for 200 years. Our purpose is of creating better futures together. So, we’ll back you in the development of your career, internal career prospects, and flexible working. You’ll also keep learning to grown, backed by a fantastic team of people with a can-do, supportive structure. Whatever shape your family takes, we offer generous paid and unpaid parental leave for your nominated primary and support carers. This includes leave to organise adoptions, surrogacy, and foster care arrangements.

What do I need?

  • Demonstrable ability and knowledge in Azure and AWS technologies.
  • Public cloud infrastructure operations
  • Financial reporting using tools such as Excel, PowerBI, Apptio
  • Azure and AWS cost calculators
  • Experience with defining and implementing public cloud controls
  • Experience with Reserved Instance purchasing
  • AWS or Azure Certification desired
  • FinOps Certification Desired

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  • Company: WestPac Group
  • Published: 16th February 2024
  • Closing Date: 21st April 2024
  • Country: Australia
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner