Ottawa, CanadaThales people architect identity management and data protection solutions at the heart of digital security.
Business and governments rely on us to bring trust to the billons of digital interactions they have with people. Our technologies and services help banks exchange funds, people cross borders, energy become smarter and much more.
More than 30,000 organizations already rely on us to verify the identities of people and things, grant access to digital services, analyze vast quantities of information and encrypt data to make the connected world more secure.
Job Purpose :
This is a new position to manage all financial aspects related to consumption of public cloud and SaaS services by CPL Cloud Services such as Safenet Trusted Authentication (STA), Data Protection on Demand (DPoD) and Software Monetization SW services.
CPL currently spends several million dollars / year on consuming cloud services. The primary goal of the FinOps analyst is to prioritize ongoing optimization of cloud consumption costs and to make sure the engineering teams are getting maximum value for minimal spend.
Without a strong FinOps operation, CPL may be incurring expenses for services it doesn't need, tools no one is using, or licenses that have been abandoned.
Key Responsibilities :
Continuously monitor & optimize the Cloud Services consumption expenses
Forecast consumption expenses for various Cloud Services and publish detailed consumption reports on a monthly / quarterly basis
Maintain / update a list of Cloud Services vendors, understand licensing terms and be able to write Statement of Work (SOW) for any contracted services
Monitor Cloud Consumption costs using Cloud Cost optimization tools
Identify consumption trends and recommend best practices to reduce the costs
Work with finance for forecasting and budgeting Cloud Consumption expenses
Present reports at the monthly Cloud Operations Governance meetings and quarterly executive staff review meetings for Cloud Operations
Work with financial controller for forecasting, budgeting and cost allocation to various departments
Engage with procurement team for negotiations with vendors with regards to pricing, licensing and other terms. Work collaboratively with administrators raising the purchase requisitions.
With guidance from the Cloud Operations Engineering Director, collaborate with engineering managers to evangelize, implement cost saving development practices and realize cost savings
Maintain close relationships with Technical Account Managers for the various Cloud Services (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, Data Dog) in order to learn, leverage and implement the tools offered natively by these vendors for optimizing cloud consumption costs
Interact with DIS Global Business Unit Cloud Operations Team to share and collaborate on best practices for Cloud Operations as it relates to Financial Operations
Preferred Skills and Experience :
Thales is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. Thales is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the interview process.
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