Sr. Cloud Engineer - FinOps
Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2023
What Will You Do?
- Key Focus Areas
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Have an in-depth understanding of the Kubernetes cost model to identify and address cost-related challenges within containerized environments.
- 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.
Automate Cost Reports:
Optimize Cloud Costs:
Implement Graviton Changes and Karpenter
Kubernetes Cost Model Expertise:
Cost Investigation Tools:
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.