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Sr. Cloud Engineer - FinOps



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023

What Will You Do?

  • Key Focus Areas
  • Automate Cost Reports:
  • Develop and maintain automated cost reporting systems that provide visibility into cost metrics across different private cloud platforms.
  • Collect and analyze cost data to identify areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Optimize Cloud Costs:
  • Implement architecture-level changes to optimize cloud costs, going beyond the recommendations provided by cloud service providers.
  • Utilize cost-saving techniques, such as instance type selection, reserved instances, and efficient resource utilization.
  • Implement Graviton Changes and Karpenter
  •  Work on integrating Graviton-based instances into the cloud infrastructure to reduce costs and improve performance.
  • Utilize Karpenter to efficiently manage Kubernetes clusters and resources.
  • Kubernetes Cost Model Expertise:
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the Kubernetes cost model to identify and address cost-related challenges within containerized environments.
  • Cost Investigation Tools:
  • Utilize cost investigation tools such as AWS Cost Explorer, Amazon QuickSight, and AWS Cost and Usage Report (CUR) to investigate cost increases.
  • Identify the root causes of cost spikes and recommend corrective actions.

What Makes You a Match

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in cloud cost management and optimization, especially in private cloud environments.
  • Proficiency in cloud services like AWS, Azure, GCP, or other private cloud platforms.
  • Experience with implementing architecture-level changes for cost reduction.
  • Familiarity with Graviton-based instances and Karpenter for Kubernetes.
  • Deep knowledge of the Kubernetes cost model.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
  • AWS Cost Explorer, QuickSight, and Sigma expertise is a plus.