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Cloud FinOps Specialist

We are looking for a highly motivated and detail-oriented Cloud FinOps Specialist to play a crucial role in managing and optimizing our cloud expenditure. As a Cloud FinOps Specialist, you will be responsible for monitoring cloud usage, analyzing costs, identifying cost-saving opportunities, and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams to align cloud expenses with business objectives.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Analyze and monitor cloud spending, identifying cost drivers, trends, and anomalies.
  • Develop and maintain cloud cost dashboards, reports, and forecasts.
  • Collaborate with IT, finance, and business stakeholders to understand cloud usage patterns and requirements.
  • Implement and optimize cloud cost management tools and practices.
  • Evaluate and recommend cloud cost optimization strategies, such as rightsizing, reservations, and spot instances.
  • Continuously identify opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements.
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting cloud expenses.
  • Provide recommendations for cost allocation and chargeback mechanisms.
  • Stay up to date with cloud pricing models, services, and best practices.
  • Communicate cost-related findings and recommendations to stakeholders.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, IT, or a related field (master’s degree preferred).
  • Demonstrated experience in cloud cost management, cloud billing, or financial analysis.
  • Proficiency in cloud cost management tools and platforms (e.g., AWS Cost Explorer, Azure Cost Management, GCP Cost Management).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Azure Fundamentals) a plus.
  • Experience with cloud budgeting and forecasting tools is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with IT cost allocation methodologies is desirable.

 

What We Offer: 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Exposure to cutting-edge cloud technologies
  • Supportive and diverse team

To request a modification to this listing please email jobs@finops.org

  • Company: WSP
  • Published: 4th February 2024
  • Closing Date: 4th May 2024
  • Country: Canada
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Mid-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None