Senior Cloud Optimization Engineer


Job title: Senior Cloud Optimization Engineer

Company: Equifax

Job description: Who is Equifax?

Equifax is a global data, analytics, and technology company. We believe knowledge drives progress. We blend unique data, analytics and technology with a passion for serving customers globally, to create insights to power the decisions that move people forward. ​We serve as a consumer advocate, steward of financial literacy, and champion of economic advancement.

As an innovative global company that enables access to credit, we’re part of breakthrough collaborations and innovations that address complex social challenges such as social welfare, community relations and financial education for underprivileged youth. We establish relationships that create economically healthy communities. We help individuals gain financial independence by increasing access to capital for small businesses. And we provide young adults entering college or university with financial education tools.

Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our people makes a difference in our business. We are Powering the World with Knowledge and looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

We offer excellent compensation packages with high-reaching market salaries, 401k matching, along with the works: comprehensive healthcare packages, schedule flexibility, collaborative work spaces, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential

Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax

What You’ll Do

You will be part of strong multi-cloud specialization team, and work across global enterprise teams to ensure that our cloud infrastructure deployed using cost-aware architecture and operating in a cost effective manner

Senior Technical multi-cloud (GCP, AWS, and Azure) versatile SRE/Architect/Software Engineering role to look at the data available, mine the data, and look for cost optimization opportunities and work with respective teams educate them to optimize the spend

Provide Cost Visibility using cost control and reporting tools such as Cloudability, Cloud health, Cloud native budget and alerting, AWS Billing and Cost Explorer, GCP Billing, etc

Knowledgeable in billing and metering of cloud platforms

Experience with Cloud compute, storage, cloud native databases, and cloud security components

Participate in deep architectural, service selection discussions to understand and help product teams make the most cost-efficient choices

Monitor cloud cost and resource utilization, provide optimization recommendations (Rightsize, Elasticity, Pricing models)

Provide guidance on deploying minimum foot-print and scale horizontally to balance performance/cost of cloud capacity resources

Experience with infrastructure automate/deploy/run such as Virtual Machines, Containers, Kubernetes, storage, network, virtualization, database, middleware, and various operating systems

Define and Enforce Tagging Strategies, enable team to implement resource level tagging.

Develop effective report/dashboards to easily identify the cloud billing and resource utilizations metrics to maintain strong control on cloud spend.

Experience with GCP billing, AWS cost explorer, billing analysis and various cost optimization techniques

Good understanding on Savings/Discount plans, Committed Use Discounts, Reserved Instances, chargeback reporting, show back, spend control.

You have the ability to operate across a broad and complex business unit with multiple stakeholders

You have an understanding of the key aspects of finance especially as related to Technology. Specifically including total cost of ownership and value

You are a self-starter, highly motivated, and have a real passion for actively learning and researching new methods of work and new technology

You possess excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with team members at various levels, including business leaders.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a computers or related technical fields

5+ years of experience infrastructure/application build/deployment and automation

2+ years of experience with one/more public/private cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure, etc.)

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

Cloud certification is a plus (AWS/GCP/Azure)

Success Attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?

Accountability

Bravery

Curiosity

Collaboration

Think and act differently

Trust

Ownership

Decide-Execute-Ship

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today – we’re looking for you!

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Primary Location: USA-Atlanta JV White

Function: Function – Tech Engineering and Service Ops

Schedule: Full time

Expected salary:

Location: Alpharetta, GA

Job date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 08:06:51 GMT

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