Pearson Cloud FinOps Analysts in Iowa City, Iowa
Cloud FinOps Analysts - ( 2113313 )
We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
As a Cloud and Hosting Services Analyst for Pearson, you will be helping to collect and analyze data to provide Cloud financial insights critical to our success as a business as it relates to an Infrastructure and Operations organization.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Produce insightful reports that can be shared with and actioned by Management.
Work effectively with cross-functional teams globally, assimilating requirements, driving results in the form of data insights and building strategic partnerships.
Support the FinOps team with setting goals/KPIs, retrieving data and modeling
Partner heavily with our Cloud Governance team to map data process flows, allowing FinOps to gather a single source of data source.
Analyze and forecast cloud hosting costs.
Provide cost optimization recommendations.
Create and maintain month-end and quarter-end reports.
Use Agile methodology for planning and execution.
Use tools and technology to make data driven decisions.
What Skills You Need
Self-starter who can also work with a team to deliver superior customer service
Knowledge of financial principles and business analytics.
Ability to work with multiple internal teams to provide the best experience for our customers
Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints.
Ability to analyze and produce meaningful insights from large datasets
Strong analytical background with an aptitude for understanding technology
Experience with advanced Excel functions required
What Makes You Stand Out
Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, etc.
Experience with Cloud billing and cost management tools and processes
Experience in cost management tactics such as enterprise-wide discount programs and commitment plans (Reserved Instances, Savings Plans, Spot, Sustained Use/Committed Use Discounts)
Experience with 3rd party cloud cost optimization tools (Cloudability)
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Education (or equivalent work experience)
Undergraduate or master's degree in computer science, management information systems, data analytics
2 years' experience in IT (Business Analytics, Project Management, IT Finance)
Primary Location : US-IA-Iowa City
Other Locations : US-NC-Durham, US-TX-San Antonio
Job : Technology
Organization : Technology & Operations
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Sep 15, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2113313
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