Cloud Cost Optimization Engineer
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Aera Technology

201-500 employees

Cloud-based supply chain intelligence software solutions
Company Overview
Aera Technology is on a mission to make businesses smarter, digital, dynamic, and wildly successful. To achieve this, they've brought together a unique group of product visionaries and technology veterans.
AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$175.1M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

Mountain View, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

1%

1 year growth

4%

2 year growth

-8%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA • Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Microsoft Azure
React.js
AWS
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
CategoriesNew
Software Engineering
Requirements
  • Expertise in cloud infrastructure, cost reporting, and cost optimization, at scale in Azure, GCP, and AWS
  • Work independently and as part of a team on multiple concurrent projects
  • Strong desire to work with new and upcoming technologies
  • Experience with scripting and automation of cost and billing reports for at least one public cloud, highly desired
  • Expertise with tools such as Azure Cost Management, Azure Cost Management & Billing; Policy; Budgets; Advisor, GCP Cloud Billing Reports, and AWS Cost Explorer
  • A high performer who is an expert at their craft, constantly challenging the status quo
  • Experience with capacity forecasting, cloud cost optimization techniques, and Azure services
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, conceptual thinking, and problem-solving capabilities
  • 3+ years of experience with Azure in an administrative function
  • Cloud certifications (Azure, AWS, GCP) or FinOps Practitioner certifications
Responsibilities
  • Build and define financial observability and operation tooling for our cloud platforms
  • Identify opportunities for cost optimization and efficiencies by analyzing Azure invoices and spend patterns coupled with using product discovery techniques interacting with existing cloud initiatives
  • Research and track cost plans, Azure Reservations, and Savings Plans
  • Be recognized as a visible evangelist promoting FinOps principles, best practices and culture to increase ability to understand cloud spend and optimization opportunities
  • Be acutely aware of cloud spend footprint and detect any unusual consumption
  • Utilize the Azure cost datasets to innovate data analysis that helps the organization better understand and react to cloud spend
  • Implementation of additional governance and compliance policies for Azure
  • Integrate cost optimizations and forecasting into the Aera toolset
  • Further development of the FinOps strategy as an important pillar in the area of ​​the entire cloud environment
Desired Qualifications
  • Cloud certifications (Azure, AWS, GCP) or FinOps Practitioner certifications