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Kforce Cloud Cost Optimization Engineer in Hillsboro, Oregon

Kforce has a client in search of a Cloud Cost Optimization Engineer in Hillsboro, OR.Key Tasks:

  • Contributes to technical solutions by performing technical analysis and making recommendations

  • Manages and/or contributes to the technical components of the RFP process

  • Identifies technical issues and determines options for issue resolution and risk mitigation

  • Defines and communicates requirements for technical environments and determines the technical scope for projects

  • Provides budget input for engineering tasks to Senior Project Manager

  • Creates and applies architecture, governance, security, and global process standards to system changes and deployments

  • Establishes, maintains and applies coding/configuration standards and best practices

  • Conducts performance monitoring and analyze performance against benchmarks

  • Identify tuning/optimization opportunities and make recommendations

  • Implement performance remediation

  • Create performance test scripts and execute performance tests

  • Analyze business requirements and create performance testing scenarios that ensure application performance meets customer needs

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

  • A DevOps mindset

  • Extensive knowledge of AWS public cloud infrastructure; Azure and Google Cloud is a plus

  • Deep understanding of core public & private cloud billing, cost management, and data visualization tools (e.g. CloudHealth, Cloudability, BigQuery, AWS Cost Explorer, Kubecost, SparkLens, VRealize)

  • Solid understanding of cloud billing and metering and the impact of usage patterns on total cost of ownership (TCO)

  • Proficiency in developing repeatable and efficient automation to codify and simplify end-to-end processes and methods in public and private cloud landscapes

  • Proficiency in using & integrating application programming interfaces (APIs)

  • A passion for problem solving and customer service

  • Experience building a cloud financial management roadmap

  • Senior experience scripting using Python, as well as Perl, PowerShell, JavaScript, or similar scripting languages

  • A passion for automating everything, from leveraging open source tools to delivering machine learning based forecasts, self-service budgets, and real time Kubernetes spend visibility and much more

  • Experience with Application Performance Management tools (e.g. SignalFX, NewRelic, DataDog) preferred

  • Experience providing chargeback, showback, budgeting and forecasting as core capabilities of cloud financial management

  • Experience creating advanced product level visibility that will help drive better business decisions and cost accountability

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours