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Cloud-FinOps Analyst | Canada

Must Have:

Business Systems Analyst background Rate CAD 75 per hour – ( familiar with reporting, presentations, collaboration with other teams, and admin/operational activities).

FinOps certified practitioners with cloud background.



  • As a Cloud FinOps Analyst with Sobeys, you will:
  • Work in an exciting, growing, and vital team that is at the center of the action for Sobeys enterprise roadmap initiatives.
  • Help to deliver secure, scalable, flexible, and cost-efficient cloud solutions in a multi-cloud environment – primarily within Azure, but also in Mulesoft, SAP Cloud Platform, Google Cloud Platform, and a growing list of cloud service providers and cloud hosted solutions.
  • Continuously monitor and optimize cloud service consumption
  • Report on cloud consumption on a periodic basis for Opex spend and Capital program investment attribution.
  • Perform period-over-period analysis on consumption monitoring trends, track and validate cost optimization efforts, and identify opportunities for savings.
  • Work closely with IT Finance on capital registers, Opex budgeting and forecasting.
  • Work with cross-functional teams providing services in the cloud (Azure) to define forecasts and budgets for opex growth and project/program planning.
  • Monitor and report on the burndown against pre-payment reservations (e.g. Azure Databricks). Work closely with consumers and Sobeys Strategic Sourcing to forecast when those pre-payments will be consumed and assist in the negotiation of subsequent pre-payments and reservations.
  • Support cross-functional teams consuming cloud services to understand issues in spend and opportunities for savings and best practices around consumption of cloud services.
  • Work with the Enterprise Project Management Office (PMO) on project charter estimates for cloud services.
  • Work with the Business Partnership department on financial estimates and estimating frameworks for new business portfolio management (PPMO) initiatives.
  • Maintain relationships with the cloud service providers to gain support and insights and for opportunities for cost optimization.
  • Support IT leadership on enterprise agreement and commit to consume planning.
  • Monitor and report on burndown of commit to consume programs with cloud service providers.
  • Plan, forecasts, manage, and track the inventory of cloud service reservations.
  • Assist in the planning for, evaluation and implementation of cloud consumption management tools and solutions.
  • Setup, maintain, and manage automated alerting for product budgets within Azure.
  • Work with Cloud and DevOps COEs to ensure financial attribution tagging policies are strictly enforced.
  • Perform ad-hoc Cloud consumption analysis as required.

Job Requirements


  • What Your Resume Will Include And Demonstrate To Us
  • Any related Azure certification will be a significant differentiator.
  • Experience with other public clouds e.g. Google Cloud Platform, SAP Cloud Platform/Foundry.
  • Experience with Salesforce, SAP, SAP-CDC, OSP.
  • E-Commerce and Retail experience.

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  • Company: Zortech Solutions (IT staffing)
  • Published: 15th March 2024
  • Closing Date: 18th May 2024
  • Country: Canada
  • Type: Contract
  • Seniority: Entry-level Contributor
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner