FinOps Analyst/Engineer

Leidos

4.1

(20)

VA (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.
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    Position summary

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    Role is primarily telecommuting with the preference for the ability to be onsite in the DC/MD area one day per week.

    Candidate MUST be located in the United States currently and for the current 3 consecutive years and be a US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Holder) with the Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Cloud and SaaS Services Budget Management: Oversee the management and optimization of a portfolio of Cloud services and SaaS products, ensuring they align with the agency's operational requirements and financial constraints.

    • Cost Visibility and Optimization: Provide comprehensive insights into Cloud services and SaaS products spending, to drive better financial decisions and operational efficiency.

    • Usage Analysis: Analyze current and historical usage trends to optimize the balance between prepaid and on-demand Cloud and SaaS instances, ensuring cost-effective utilization of resources.

    • Financial Collaboration: Work in tandem with the Finance team to refine show back and chargeback mechanisms, enhancing cost transparency and accountability.

    • Data-Driven Reporting: Develop detailed reports and dashboards that deliver actionable insights from cloud billing tools, data lakes, and other relevant data sources.

    • Establish Roles and Responsibilities: Clearly define who is responsible for monitoring what aspects of cloud services or SaaS products usage.

    • Anomaly Monitoring: Proactively monitor Cloud services and SaaS products consumption to identify and address any anomalies or unexpected expenditure spikes, maintaining budgetary compliance.

    • Strategic Cost Management: Employ advanced analytical skills to forecast SaaS demand, optimize costs, and develop strategies for efficient resource utilization and waste reduction.

    • Decentralized Accountability: Empower and hold accountable various cloud service consumers and teams, enabling them to make informed cost-related decisions.

    • Comprehensive Implementation: Utilize the approach to embed best practices into the architecture, implementation, and operations, ensuring they align with broader IT strategies like application modernization, UX, and DevOps.

    • Collaboration and Communication: Facilitate strong communication channels across different departments to ensure that FinOps principles are understood and practiced organization wide.

    • Technical Collaboration: Partner with engineering and software development teams to recommend cost-effective cloud services and SaaS solutions, ensuring alignment with the agency's technical and financial objectives.

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, or a related field, with advanced qualifications in cloud management or SaaS being advantageous as well as 8 years of related experience.

    • Proven experience in managing cloud services and SaaS products within a multi-cloud environment, especially in a federal setting.

    • Strong analytical skills to derive meaningful insights from complex datasets and optimize SaaS expenditures.

    • Familiarity with cloud/SaaS billing tools, and ability to assess and put to use third party tools that provide global cost management across multi cloud and SaaS environments.

    • Excellent communication abilities to effectively liaise between financial and technical teams.

    • Deep understanding of cloud and SaaS pricing models and cost optimization strategies.

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    Original Posting Date:
    2024-03-27
    While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

    Pay Range:
    Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

    The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Leidos:

  • 4.1/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.3/5 in supportive management
  • 70% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 85% would recommend this company to other women
  • 85% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Our Women’s Network is one of nine employee resources groups that provides support for onboarding, networking & professional development.
  • Leidos offers programs to help employees prepare for over 95 industry-standard professional and technical certifications.
  • Leidos offers a voluntary well–being benefit program to help support employees on their personal wellness journey and earn rewards.