Senior Analyst | Cloud BizOps

Boston, MA
Remote ✅
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Sep 16, 2023

Your work days are brighter here.

At Workday, it all began with a conversation over breakfast. When our founders met at a sunny California diner, they came up with an idea to revolutionize the enterprise software market. And when we began to rise, one thing that really set us apart was our culture. A culture which was driven by our value of putting our people first. And ever since, the happiness, development, and contribution of every Workmate is central to who we are. Our Workmates believe a healthy employee-centric, collaborative culture is the essential mix of ingredients for success in business. That’s why we look after our people, communities and the planet while still being profitable. Feel encouraged to shine, however that manifests: you don’t need to hide who you are. You can feel the energy and the passion, it's what makes us unique. Inspired to make a brighter work day for all and transform with us to the next stage of our growth journey? Bring your brightest version of you and have a brighter work day here.

About The Team

IT Vendor Relations Specialist/Mgr: Maintains the relationships and monitors performance of information technology vendors contracted for the delivery of outsourced services. Works closely with the information technology user groups and contracted service providers to assess internal needs and vendor performance. Establishes and monitors service level agreements. Audits contractual compliance, solicits feedback from users, and communicates scorecards to vendors. Coordinates lifecycle activities such as incident management, compliance audits, software licensing and software/hardware upgrades and maintenance. Performs cost and spend analysis to identify cost effective solutions for existing and future contracts. Survey Tip: This position requires a solid technical background and is involved with day-to-day activities surrounding vendor performance. Individuals who work specifically on contract negotiations should be matched to Commercial Contracts Admin.

About The Role

We are looking for an analyst with deep knowledge and experience about public clouds and cost management. This job contains technical aspects, such as understanding Workday’s technology stack, working closely with the platform engineering team and environment operations team to define tagging of Workday Services with public cloud resources, outlining cloud strategy, analyzing cloud billing data using data analysis tools as well as 3rd party tools like CloudHealth. This role will enable tracking real time consumption& costs, drive cost optimization, and develop understanding of our unit economics.

Are you a hardworking, creative and driven team member who can support us in our mission to gracefully support our IT Vendor Relations team?

If yes, We would love to hear from you! If you like trying new techniques and approaches to sophisticated problems, love to learn new technologies, are a natural collaborator and an extraordinary teammate who brings out the best in everyone around you, then give us a shout!

Duties& Responsibilities

Public (AWS, Azure, GCP) analysis of actuals to budget / forecast, analyze key areas of waste and optimization, utilization rates, etc.Extract and analyze large scale data within cloud billing and usage, to support senior engineering and financial partners in decision making.Describe and implement opportunities for price optimizations initiatives with public cloud vendors including Reserved Instances (RIs) and Monthly Savings Plans.Identification, implementation, and maintenance of AWS Key Performance Indicators

About You

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and/or combination of cloud work experience.5+ years of public cloud (AWS, GCP, Azure) budget analysis.2+ years of experience in a cloud business operations role with an emphasis on cost optimization.

Other Qualifications

Experience with KPI modelingExperience with cloud costing models and forecasting.Specialized expertise in public clouds (AWS / Azure / GCP) with a FinOps or cloud financial management lens. Solid understanding of applications infrastructure requirements.Understanding of AWS requirements for engineering capacity.Ability to extract and analyze sophisticated datasets using well optimized SQL queries, Python and/or R. Can configure analytics platforms like Tableau, to prepare dashboards and reports.

Workday Pay Transparency Statement - United States

The annualized base salary ranges for the primary location and any additional locations in the United States (US) are listed below. Workday pay ranges vary based on work location. As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Workday Bonus Plan or a role-specific commission/bonus, as well as annual refresh stock grants. Recruiters can share more detail during the hiring process. Each candidate’s compensation offer will be based on multiple factors including, but not limited to, geography, experience, skills, job duties, and business need, among other things. For more information regarding Workday’s comprehensive benefits, pleaseclick here.

Primary Location: USA.MA.Boston

Primary Location Base Pay Range: $149,500 - $224,300

Additional US Location(s) Base Pay Range: $135,300 - $240,000

Our Approach to Flexible Work

With Flex Work, we’re combining the best of both worlds: in-person time and remote. Our approach enables our teams to deepen connections, maintain a strong community, and do their best work. We know that flexibility can take shape in many ways, so rather than a number of required days in-office each week, we simplyspend at least half (50%) of our time each quarter in the office or in the field with our customers, prospects, and partners (depending on role). This means you'll have the freedom to create a flexible schedule that caters to your business, team, and personal needs, while being intentional to make the most of time spent together. Those in our remote"home office" roles also have the opportunity to come together in our offices for important moments that matter.

Pursuant to applicable Fair Chance law, Workday will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workday is an Equal Opportunity Employer including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Are you being referred to one of our roles? If so, ask your connection at Workday about our Employee Referral process!

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