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Senior Manager, Cloud FinOps

Zscaler is seeking an experienced Senior Manager, Cloud FinOps. You will serve as a key
member of the Product Finance team, leading the efforts in maturing Zscaler’s FinOps practice,
own the forecasting of company wide third-party Cloud spend, identify and drive cost savings
opportunities to efficiently support our scaling business. In this role, you will work cross
functionally with Engineering, Finance, IT, Corp Dev and the Executive team.

● Own the forecasting and variance analysis of Public Cloud spend
● Own Committed Use Discount (CUDs) strategy, balancing cost savings and financial risk
● Represent Finance in Enterprise-Wide agreement negotiations with Hyperscalers
● Develop Cloud usage and spend reporting in Cloudability for internal stakeholders
● Identify and drive right sizing opportunities in conjunction with Engineering
● Establish a cross-functional Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE)
● Collaborate with PM and Engineering to establish unit economic metrics by Product
● Ensure Cloud costs are fully allocated to the appropriate products and teams
Minimum Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree in Data Analytics, Statistics or Economics
● 8+ years total experience in IT or Finance
● 3+ years specific experience in Cloud FinOps
Preferred Qualifications:
● Extensive working experience using third party or cloud native cost and usage reporting
tools (e.g. Cloud Health, Cloudability, AWS Cost Explorer, Azure Cost Management)
● FinOps Certification
● Public Cloud Provider Certification(s)
● Strong presentation skills and ability to influence other teams
● Understanding of financial modeling and gross margins
● Ability to independently work with large data sets
● Innate sense of curiosity and eagerness to improve status quo


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The base salary range listed for this full-time position excludes commission/ bonus/ equity (if applicable) + benefits.

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  • Company: Zscaler
  • Published: 10th April 2024
  • Closing Date: 31st July 2024
  • Country: United States
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • Salary: $147,000-$180,000 Base Pay
  • FinOps Certifications Required: Certified Practitioner