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Architect – FinOps, Central Technology

Come join the team at Zynga making an impact across all of the company’s games – Central Technology! This individual will be an integral member of our FinOps team and will develop software solutions to improve our cost optimization efforts. The right candidate for this position will innovate approaches to automation of financial visibility, while also helping to drive a culture of accountability regarding efficient usage and spend.


  • Lead all technical aspects of the FinOps team’s software development and data analysis, including mentorship of software and cloud engineers
  • Stay up-to-date on changes within Cloud Hosting Providers (AWS) and other SaaS vendor software (Unity, Splunk, Datadog) to identify new cost savings opportunities for the organization
  • Propose and design new FinOps tooling using a wide array of patterns: Data Pipeline, API, Cron jobs, Slack bot, UI, SQL, NoSQL, Tableau
  • Assist Product Management with prioritizing endeavors based upon organization impact, estimated cost reduction, and level of effort
  • Assist Business Analysts with designing SQL tables and using Tableau effectively for accurate data analysis
  • Coordinate with stakeholders across the enterprise to ensure cost optimization and cost transparency initiatives are effective and valuable


  • B.S. in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Experience serving as a technical leader in an enterprise (collaboration with 50+ teams)
  • Experience collaborating with customers across many teams and levels within an enterprise
  • Experience serving as a mentor to other engineers
  • Experience leading projects from the ground up, breaking work into logical components, and delegating tasks
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS)
  • 8+ years of hands-on experience with software programming (preferably Python)
  • Hands-on experience with SQL tables and SQL queries
  • Hands-on experience developing API’s, UI’s, and data pipelines
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure-as-code and continuous integration testing
  • Strong collaborative approach


  • Previous experience with FinOps practices and cost management analysis
  • Previous experience with deploying projects via AWS Lambda


  • Competitive salary, bonus plan and ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)
  • 401K Company Match Contribution (US)
  • RRSP/DPSP company match contribution (Canada)
  • Health coverage, dental, disability, critical illness, EAP, and life insurance (Canada)
  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits (US)
  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs
  • Global Fitness reimbursement program
  • Global Wellbeing Program
  • Financial wellness program with unlimited access to certified financial planners
  • Discretionary Time Off policy for many employees
  • Family planning support program
  • Generous paid parental, pregnancy-related disability, caregiver, and compassionate leaves
  • Subsidized Back-up child care
  • Zynga happy hours and frequent employee events
  • Flexible working hours on many teams
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups
  • Work with cool people and impact millions of daily player

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  • Company: Zynga
  • Published: 19th July 2023
  • Closing Date: 12th August 2023
  • Country: Canada
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Senior
  • Salary: $155,000 and $280,000 per year
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None