Cloud Cost Analyst I

Job Description:

Under general direction, the successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring AWS cloud infrastructure costs to ensure adherence to client standards; recommending cloud cost reduction measures to ensure optimal configuration from budgetary perspectives; performing AWS infrastructure billing and optimization activities; maintaining cost information on a daily basis using AWS, third-party, or custom tools; preparing forward looking cost estimations to support client and project needs. The candidate will support a team responsible for performing Cloud Engineering duties such as Cloud readiness assessments, AWS architecture design, system evaluation, system analysis, AWS Infrastructure Operations, Optimization and Maintenance, Change and Configuration Management Support, Release, Control and Validation of Cloud Infrastructure Deployment and Migration and infrastructure assessment. The Cloud Cost Analyst shall perform duties on tasks that require expertise in AWS/Azure/system/processor Costing, and a general understanding of client/server architecture, operating systems, software applications, network protocols, routers, switches, remote access servers, and firewalls.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice to help maintain AWS Cloud Infrastructure in Optimal Configuration from a budgetary perspective
  • Provide Functional Escalation Support and Expertise to the Incident Management Processes involving AWS Infrastructure Billing or related issues
  • Leverage resource tagging to allocate costs and optimize resource planning
  • Assist in preparing cost analysis based on expected usage
  • Communication, including responding to C3, Alert distributions, support team requests, system business area requests, ESSD requests within 30 minutes of receipt, during business hours.
  • Investigating reported and suspected outage issues, documenting issue, resolution, maintaining knowledge base of known issues.
  • Review and enhance Operational Service Plans (OSPs), Run books, known issues knowledge bases, log defects

Basic Qualifications:

AWS Business Professional; AWS Technical Professional; AWS Total Cost of Ownership Certifications; minimum of 2 Years of Technical Experience inclusive of 6 Months of Cloud Experience

  • Ability to pass a federal government background investigation
  • Experience documenting technical requirements
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient at multi-tasking and proactive in work responsibilities
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Passion for providing great customer service

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS or Microsoft Cloud Certification desired

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