Lead Cloud Cost Optimization Engineer

  • icrunchdata Network
  • Illinois Medical District, Chicago, IL, USA
  • May 23, 2020
Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

What We'll Bring At TransUnion, we have a welcoming and energetic environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. We are consistently exploring new technologies and tools to be agile. This environment gives our people the opportunity to hone current skills and build new capabilities, while discovering their genius. Come be a part of our team - you'll work with great people, pioneering products and cutting-edge technology. What You'll Bring Proven experience with a hybrid cloud environment including but not limited to AWS, Azure etc. Experience with cloud cost optimization techniques, financial reporting, and workflow management in a large service operations environment. Familiarity with cost control and reporting toolsAPIs such as Cloud health, Cloudability Experience with AWS cost explorer, billing analysis and various cost optimization techniques Foundational knowledge on cloud chargeback reporting, show back, reserved instances, spend control, etc. Intermediate to Expert level skills with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Tableau and Splunk etc. Good understanding of billing and metering on cloud platforms (incl. impact of usage patterns on TCO) Ability to develop effective reporting schemesmetrics to maintain strong control on usage and billing of cloud services Ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders (across users, IT ops support groups) and proactively identify opportunities for service improvement We'd Love to see Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field (such as Computer Science, Engineering, or MIS), and at least 7 years of IT experience. 2 years of experience with onemore publicprivate cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.). Cloud governance centric role preferred. Understanding of cloud providers, platforms and configurations and familiarity with workload usageconsumption patterns on cloud Good understanding of billing and metering on cloud platforms (incl. impact of usage patterns on TCO) Good understanding of enterprise infrastructure such as server, storage, network, virtualization, database, middleware, and various operating systems. Strong analytical skills and appetite for financial modelling and analytics Impact You'll Make Develop and maintain cloud infrastructure capacity and demand forecasts - incl. Day to day monitoring and tracking of cloud capacity resource mgmt. for all services Create Cloud cost optimization framework and Governance mechanism using native and 3rd party tools Coordinate with Cloud relationship managers to log incoming cloud service demand and provide recommendation. Review and validate incoming requests for new cloud services andor infra components and ensure capacity availability Cloud infrastructure operational reporting (on performance, usage, compliance, etc.) Responsible for day to day CLOUD performance tracking and reporting - incl. Create reports for new services manage exceptions to usage and billing, as needed Analyzing and reporting performance metrics input to cloud service portfolio manager for continuous improvement Involve in planning, strategic decision making and project management practices DICE LI-EP1 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law. TransUnion's Internal Job Title Lead Engineer, Enterprise Applications and Programming

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