Cloud FinOps Engineer

Cloud FinOps Engineer

02 Nov 2021
Oregon, Hillsboro, 97124 Hillsboro USA

Cloud FinOps Engineer

job summary:

Randstad Technologies is seeking a skilled Cloud FinOps Engineer for a contract role in Hillsboro Oregon. If you are ready to join a leader in the Retail and Technology space, please apply and Randstad will be more than happy to assist in helping you land your next role. We look forward to speaking with you!

location: Hillsboro, Oregon

job type: Contract

salary: $75 - 80 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams within Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.

Who are we looking for

Do you have seasoned experience in creating elegant automation and repeatable processes in complex public & private cloud landscapes? Do you have a skill and passion for making systems easier, and delivering actionable data? Are you a team-player with abilities to automate, optimize, and simplify technologies? Are you a technologist who can also partner with peer groups and influence internal customers? We are looking for a unique individual who encompasses these traits and will deliver game-changing skills to a world-changing company.

What will you work on

As a FinOps Engineer for the Enterprise Architecture & Platforms (EAP) domain, you will lead the automation, simplification, and efficiency of cost containment & reporting within our public & private cloud ecosystem. You will transform complex technical requirements into simple solutions that will impact teams on a global scale. You will support application developers and data analysts in enhancing value, producing quality data, and integrating cloud tools & platforms in support of our digital transformation. You will be evangelizing cloud cost management across many levels within the organization from executive leadership to individuals and teams. Help promote a culture of cost accountability and awareness.

Who will you work with

Within the EAP domain, you will work on the Performance Management team. We are a collaborative team of data engineers and analysts that work to "Fuel Data Driven Decisions!" One of our primary objectives is providing actionable information to our management teams to help them make informed decisions. Our analysis covers operational delivery, financial variance and deep insights into cloud spend. This role is focused on the last element, cloud spend where you will work analysts, engineers, and AWS to deliver quality data, optimize costs, and automate processes. You will regularly partner with cloud cost containment analysts and application development squads, while also supporting the data & metadata needed to produce data driven decision making for leadership.

What you bring

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

  • A DevOps mindset

  • Extensive knowledge of AWS public cloud infrastructure; Azure and Google Cloud is a plus
  • Deep understanding of core public & private cloud billing, cost management, and data visualization tools (e.g. CloudHealth, Cloudability, BigQuery, AWS Cost Explorer, Kubecost, SparkLens, VRealize)
  • Solid understanding of cloud billing and metering and the impact of usage patterns on total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Proficiency in developing repeatable and efficient automation to codify and simplify end-to-end processes and methods in public and private cloud landscapes
  • Proficiency in using & integrating application programming interfaces (APIs)
  • A passion for problem solving and customer service
  • Experience building a cloud financial management roadmap
  • Senior experience scripting using Python, as well as Perl, PowerShell, JavaScript, or similar scripting languages
  • A passion for automating everything, from leveraging open source tools to delivering machine learning based forecasts, self-service budgets, and real time Kubernetes spend visibility and much more!.
  • Experience with Application Performance Management tools (e.g. SignalFX, NewRelic, DataDog) preferred
  • Experience providing chargeback, showback, budgeting and forecasting as core capabilities of cloud financial management
  • Experience creating advanced product level visibility that will help drive better business decisions and cost accountability
  • A developmental mindset with the ability to discern patterns, drive efficiencies, and lower total cost of ownership for technology processes and solutions
  • Self-starter with a desire to exceed customer expectations
  • Above average oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working across silos in change-controlled environments


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors

  • AWS
  • DevOps
  • Python

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