FinOps/Billing Technical Solutions Architect - Cloud Cost Management

Overview

Remote
Full Time

Skills

Go-To-Market Strategy
Cost management
Collaboration
Customer engagement
Continuous improvement
Information Technology
Google Cloud
Cloud computing
SAN
Cloud architecture
Billing
IMPACT
Leadership
Sales
FOCUS
Strategy
Presentations
UPS
Invoices
Data
Coaching
Honesty
Finance
Apptio
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
Software deployment
Communication
Creativity
Insurance
Military
Nursing
Legal

Job Details

Why WWT?

At World Wide Technology, we work together to make a new world happen. Our important work benefits our clients and partners as much as it does our people and communities across the globe. WWT is dedicated to achieving its mission of creating a profitable growth company that is also a Great Place to Work for All. We achieve this through our world-class culture, generous benefits and by delivering cutting-edge technology solutions for our clients.

WWT was founded in 1990 in St. Louis, Missouri. We employ more than 10,000 people globally and closed nearly $20 billion in revenue in 2023. We have an inclusive culture and believe our core values are the key to company and employee success. WWT is proud to have been included on the FORTUNE "100 Best Places to Work For " list 13 years in a row!

Want to work with highly motivated individuals that come together to form high-performance teams? Join WWT today! We are looking for a FinOps/Billing Technical Solutions Architect (TSA) to join the Cloud Cost Management Team within Global Solutions and Architecture (GS&A).

Why should you join the WWT Cloud Cost Management Team?
The Cloud Cost Management team is dedicated to developing comprehensive technical solutions aimed at informing and educating customers regarding their cloud spend. This is an exciting opportunity for well-qualified and passionate team players looking to make a real impact as part of a high performing team.

What will you be doing?
As a FinOps/Billing Technical Solutions Architect, you will lead pre-sales engagements, plan and maintain customer cloud environments, and drive the growth of our Cloud Cost Management pipeline. You will also work towards strengthening our cloud solution portfolio for better focus and predictability.

Responsibilities Include:
In collaboration with the greater WWT team,you will build and maintain the Cloud Cost Management portfolio as part of the team that defines the go-to-market strategy for WWT to grow our cloud business:
  • Lead and orchestrate technical pre-sales activities, including pursuit strategies, client engagement, solution offering presentations and client follow-ups to drive Cloud Cost Management and FinOps opportunities
  • Participate in regular client business reviews, providing ongoing value via knowledge of billing account structures, architectural strategies, invoice investigations and cost recommendations
  • Offer pre-sales FinOps/Billing knowledge and support to Cloud Cost Management customers
  • Demonstrate versatility by providing technological support to sales and internal practice initiatives, fostering cross-functional collaboration
  • Understanding and implementing best practices when accessing customer billing data
  • Exhibit a keen ability to comprehend customer business and operational challenges, proposing technological solutions that align with their objectives
  • Continuous collaboration with internal teams and clients to ensure solutions are secure, scalable, and adhere to best practices
  • Embrace a proactive learning approach, being open to peer coaching and continuous improvement
  • Uphold and strengthen WWT s culture through our Core Values: Trust, Humility, Embrace Change, Passion, Attitude, Team Player, and Honesty


Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, Information Technology, or related field; or equivalent work experience.
  • Possess an understanding of cloud cost management tools and services (i.e., cost explorer, billing conductor, Apptio, Ternary)
  • Associate-level architectural certification on one or more public cloud platforms; or equivalent experience/knowledge
  • Certification as a FinOps Certified Practitioner via the FinOps Foundation, with preference given to FinOps Certified Professionals
  • In-depth knowledge of cloud platforms (i.e. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud), cloud services (i.e., compute, storage, networking, security), and best practices related to cost management
  • A solid grasp of cloud architecture, consulting services, and deployment models
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, coupled with creative presentation abilities
  • Possess a strong passion for continuous learning in cloud technologies


The well-being of WWT employees is essential. So, when it comes to our benefits package, WWT has one of the best. We offer the following benefits to all full-time employees:
  • Health and Wellbeing: Heath, Dental, and Vision Care, Onsite Health Centers, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness program
  • Financial Benefits: Competitive pay, Profit Sharing, 401k Plan with Company Matching, Life and Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off: PTO & Holidays, Parental Leave, Sick Leave, Military Leave, Bereavement
  • Additional Perks: Nursing Mothers Benefits, Voluntary Legal, Pet Insurance, Employee Discount Program


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who you are at WWT.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently abled

Preferred (Not Required) Locations: St. Louis, Milwaukee, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, Phoenix, Charlotte, Atlanta and potentially others

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