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Cloud FinOps Consultant

Appsbroker Ltd
Closing date
23 Feb 2021

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Job Details

We are open to applications from home / remote based applicants UK wide.

Cloud FinOps Analyst; Initially this role is a 3 month contract, but may extend.

Are you looking for us?

Appsbroker is Google's largest Premier Partner in Europe. We are delighted to hold MSP status and are Google's Partner of the Year; Application Development. Our expertise in Data, Application development, Infrastructure and Managed Services helps us to solve problems for some of the world's most exciting brands using Google Cloud Technology.

Our culture is fun and supportive with a determination to put the Appsbroker team and our customers at the heart of everything we do.

We are in a very exciting period of growth and we need more high calibre wonderful professionals to help drive further expansion.

Are we looking for you?

You are passionate about delivering value to customers and prized for going the extra mile. You're flexible and creative in your approach and prepared to make a difference. You're professional - fair, honest and committed.

As a Cloud FinOps Analyst you will act as a consultant, helping our customers define their path to FinOps maturity. You will run workshops with key stakeholders to assess the current state and create recommendations in the form of a proposal to define what changes are required in the organisation to achieve the target state. You will be supported by a cloud cost optimisation specialist who will create a list of recommendations to optimise the use of cloud resources.

Skills that come naturally to you...
  • Client facing, consultative, FinOps certified
  • Ability to take a client on a 'journey' of best practice
  • Collaborative and proactive
  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Logical and methodical
  • Articulate, persuasive and commercially aware
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written)
  • Consultative and client facing
  • Cost Analysis in relation to Cloud computing
  • Reporting & Tooling
  • Financial Management
  • Forecasting

It would be great if you have (or are excited to gain)...
  • 5+ Years experience consulting with clients, ideally with some FinOps experience

The Role

Appsbroker is dynamic and the role is varied so you'll get involved in a wide range of activities but here are the main customer facing things we'll need you to do:

  • Run FinOps maturity assessment workshops
  • Create recommendations based on FinOps best practices in the following areas:
  • Governance
  • Process
  • Reporting & Tooling
  • Financial Management
  • Forecasting
  • Communications
  • Estimate the effort to implement recommendations
  • Prioritise recommendations and present them in a form of a roadmap
  • Help customers establish FinOps best practices
  • Establish metrics and performance indicators to monitor continuous adherence to FinOps best practices
  • Support customers in building a ROI (Budget) for board approval
  • Support the sales & solutions team to develop and mature solutions for FinOps
  • Create credibility with our partners for expertise in this area
  • Provide training and development for the Cloud Assure team
  • Provide detailed analysis and cost models for the finance and delivery teams in support of any propositions you lead or support

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