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Cornerstone is looking for a Cloud Cost Optimization Analyst to support the Engineering team where you will use your strong understanding of AWS Pricing and Cost Optimization strategies to partner with our software architects, engineering, and DevOps teams to optimize costs while we scale our Cloud environments.

We are one of the largest SaaS companies on the planet with more than 75 Million business users on our application and are growing our Cloud footprint very rapidly. The right candidate will have hands-on cost analysis and optimization in large AWS environments, a passion for data analysis, and a collaborative mentality

In this role, you will…

  • Work with the different software development and engineering teams to identify optimization opportunities to maximize ROI on cloud resources and work towards making our cloud infrastructure cost efficient
  • Be able to clearly present and communicate recommendations and findings to different engineering, Finance and leadership teams
  • Develop, modify and maintain cloud costs and utilization reports, dashboards, and cost usage alerting and forecasting
  • Monitor and identify increase in Cloud costs and other usage anomalies and be able to investigate into the source of these increases
  • Work to fully understand our product and the way it is architected and deployed in the cloud, and the associated costs for each portion of the environment
  • Recommend savings opportunities related to cloud commitment purchases (Reserved Instances, Savings Plans, Spot, Committed/Sustained use) and track utilization of these commitments
  • Partake in creating, maturing, and governing Cost Optimization policies and best practice

You’ve Got What It Takes If You Have…

  • +3 years of relevant work experience in a large multi-million dollar cloud environment using AWS
  • Strong understanding of various AWS Pricing and Cost Optimization strategies
  • Experience using tools such as CloudHealth, AWS Cost explorer, Redshift, Quicksight, Athena and other analytics tools to advise on optimization opportunities
  • Experience and good understanding of cost management tactics such as enterprise wide discount programs and commitment plans, Savings Plans, Reserved Instances, Committed Use Discounts, chargeback reporting, show back, and spend control
  • Strong analytical and quantitative data-analysis; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with senior-level personnel and team members
  • Ability to work well both independently and in teams
  • Excellent organization and communication skills, both written and verbal

Extra dose of awesome if you have…

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect – Associate (preferred)