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What you’ll be doing...

As a Data Analyst in the Cloud FinOps domain you will bring considerable expertise to work with various teams for enterprise-wide transformations and engage with Google Cloud, one of Verizon’s key Cloud Service Providers. You will handle program functions leveraging Cloud FinOps operating model across various Cloud service providers engagements, skill transformation functions around Cloud and Technology Platform areas. The Position is an individual contributor role in the Platforms Architecture Cloud & Tools (PACT) organization that is part of Technology Strategy & Planning under Verizon Global Technology Solutions (GTS)

The individual will be responsible for oversight and coordination of various activities, develop product roadmaps and drive/deliver desired outcomes in engaging with various external Cloud Service providers , manage Cloud governance functions including spend transformation, compliance and skill transformations for the larger GTS workforce
This position requires extensive collaboration and partnership with various PACT and other GTS internal organizations to execute on identified transformation opportunities which will include developing compelling business cases to create value, and advance our enterprise-wide stakeholder commitments.

  • Partner and deliver FinOps spend visibility in GCP working with GCP, Verizon data org (AI&D) and others stakeholders
  • Drive expansion of FinOps model to include GCP spend across GTS and AI&D
  • Adopt various FinOps tools and methodologies that enable effective cloud cost management adopting Looker Google Cloud Cost Management Block
  • Define requirements/Maintain/Enhance Looker models and over see implementations for Billing/usage data across various GCP services
  • Execute various solution areas leveraging the Cloud FinOps operating model around Cloud governance, spend management, migrations and modernizations as part of FinOps. Optmize phase
  • Partner with various PACT’s Platform/ Architecture and Product teams, GTS Portfolios and external agencies including Cloud Service Providers to develop , implement, maintain various governance and product features as part of FinOps. Operate phase.
  • Assist Verizon Portfolio teams to leverage various GCP services and manage/map budgets.
  • Coordinate/oversee various Cloud Service Provider Enablement activities working with various LOBs/Portfolios and external vendors.
  • Report/maintain program progression across all active workstreams by collecting and reporting KPIs across various Cloud FinOps activities.

This role will be based out of one of the locations listed in the posting. In this role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Hands on experience in design, build and enhance Looker semantic layer and dashboard.
  • Program or Product Management experience in managing/governing large Transformation efforts.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience with the Cloud FinOps operating model is a plus
  • Experience and knowledge on Cloud Platforms and concepts offered by Google Cloud is a plus
  • Experience applying influence, consultative and negotiation skills in a matrixed leadership
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to navigate through a complex organization.
  • Strong financial acumen and experience building business cases.
  • Strong ability to manipulate data in spreadsheets (Google Sheets) and create graphs & charts.
  • Expert-level skills in creating executive-level presentations using Google Slides.
  • Strong ability to write reports, charter documents, and position papers using Google Docs.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, appropriately balancing priorities and workload.
  • Proven knowledge and abilities in the principles of change management and process improvement.
  • Certification in GCP is a plus
  • Certification in Cloud FinOps is a plus

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