Cloud FinOps Director (Remote Eligible)

Employer
Capital One
Location
McLean, Virginia
Posted
Jul 24, 2022
Closes
Aug 21, 2022
Ref
R150987
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
Locations: VA - McLean, United States of America, McLean, Virginia

Cloud FinOps Director (Remote Eligible)

Do you love building and pioneering in the technology space? Do you enjoy solving complex business problems in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? At Capital One, you'll be part of a big group of makers, breakers, doers and disruptors, who solve real problems and meet real customer needs. We are seeking a Director-level Master Cloud Finops Systems Integrator who is passionate about maximizing the cost efficiency of our AWS infrastructure. As a Capital One Director-level Master Cloud FinOps Systems Engineer, you'll have the opportunity to be on the forefront of driving a major transformation within the company.

What You'll Do:

  • Lead Capital One's strategic FinOps direction. You will be working with teams within Capital One on a unified FinOps strategy of accomplishing our shared FinOps goals focused on tangible outcomes
  • Own the strategic engagement across Finance and Tech divisions to create visibility into AWS spend trends, optimization opportunities, and drive adoption of FinOps best practices to help control Cloud costs
  • Collaborate on enterprise engineering initiatives, programs, and engineering standards to incorporate spend efficiency into strategic intent
  • Lead team to identify and execute on areas of high influence that can be implemented centrally to increase the overall efficiency of our AWS spend.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance around architectural best practices that help elevate cost optimization as a pillar of the Well-Architected Framework
  • Share your passion for staying on top of FinOps trends, experimenting with and learning new technologies, participating in internal & external technology communities, and mentoring other members of the engineering community.
  • Mold the requirements and direction of FinOps tooling investments


Successful candidates will possess:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, and verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to document strategies and present ideas to executive stakeholders
  • Solution Architecture understanding of AWS solutions and services
  • A passion to drive cost savings strategies
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • A bias toward action, along with an internal drive for continuous improvement
  • A passion for teamwork
  • Ability to work in a flexible work environment that embraces rapid change, emphasizes continuous learning, and attacks new challenges
  • Ability to adequately discuss technical issues with technicians, engineers, architects and vendors.
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated team that is geographically dispersed, as well as work independently as required.
  • Proficient knowledge of common DevOps tools such as Git/Github, Jenkins, containers, etc.


Capital One is open to hiring a Remote Employee for this opportunity.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • At least 3 years of experience with cloud financial management
  • At least 5 years of cloud computing (AWS) experience
  • At least 5 years of people management leadership experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate Certification
  • 10+ years managing large scale programs
  • 7+ years managing large scale programs
  • 6+ years of professional data analysis experience
  • 6+ years of cloud computing (AWS, Azure, GCP) experience
  • 6+ years of experience leading cloud cost management initiatives
  • 6+ years of people management leadership experience
  • 5+ years of experience deploying and supporting cloud native solutions
  • 3+ years of experience with pricing models
  • 2+ years experience in Agile practices
  • 2+ years of data visualization experience


At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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