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Senior Analyst Cloud BizOps

About the Role

We are looking for an analyst with deep knowledge and experience about public clouds and cost management. This job contains technical aspects, such as understanding Workday’s technology stack, working closely with the platform engineering team and environment operations team to define tagging of Workday Services with public cloud resources, outlining cloud strategy, analyzing cloud billing data using data analysis tools as well as 3rd party tools like CloudHealth. This role will enable tracking real time consumption & costs, drive cost optimization, and develop understanding of our unit economics.


Are you a hardworking, creative and driven team member who can support us in our mission to gracefully support our IT Vendor Relations team?

If yes, We would love to hear from you! If you like trying new techniques and approaches to sophisticated problems, love to learn new technologies, are a natural collaborator and an extraordinary teammate who brings out the best in everyone around you, then give us a shout!


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Public (AWS, Azure, GCP) analysis of actuals to budget / forecast, analyze key areas of waste and optimization, utilization rates, etc.
  • Extract and analyze large scale data within cloud billing and usage, to support senior engineering and financial partners in decision making.
  • Describe and implement opportunities for price optimizations initiatives with public cloud vendors including Reserved Instances (RIs) and Monthly Savings Plans.
  • Identification, implementation, and maintenance of AWS Key Performance Indicators


About You

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or combination of cloud work experience.
  • 5+ years of public cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) budget analysis.
  • 2+ years of experience in a cloud business operations role with an emphasis on cost optimization.


Other Qualifications

  • Experience with KPI modeling
  • Experience with cloud costing models and forecasting.
  • Specialized expertise in public clouds (AWS / Azure / GCP) with a FinOps or cloud financial management lens.
  • Solid understanding of applications infrastructure requirements.
  • Understanding of AWS requirements for engineering capacity.
  • Ability to extract and analyze sophisticated datasets using well optimized SQL queries, Python and/or R. Can configure analytics platforms like Tableau, to prepare dashboards and reports.



As a federal contractor, Workday is requiring all new hires to verify that they are fully-vaccinated against COVID-19 within 72 hours of beginning employment with Workday, consistent with applicable law. Workday is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates who are not vaccinated due to a sincerely held religious belief, medical reasons, or other legally-protected reason should contact to explore what, if any, reasonable accommodations or exemptions Workday is able to offer.


Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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  • Company: Workday
  • Published: 17th May 2023
  • Closing Date: 12th August 2023
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None