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FinOps Engineer

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Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  57658 


NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.


Position Specific Description

NEER FinOps Team is looking for an experiences cloud engineer to provide business financial support and governance for our AWS cloud services while assisting in managing the cloud spend and providing guidance on opportunities for cost optimization


Day to Day Duties   

· Support agile teams in understanding their cloud bills based on their business goals and budget

· Provide summaries and detailed usage statistics for resources offering actionable intelligence to right-size and scale services efficiently

· Identify and facilitate opportunities to optimize and reduce costs to realize savings

· Maintain cloud usage transparency to educate and prioritize workload optimization partnering with teams and financial stakeholders

· Oversee cloud billing and managing the cloud Compute Savings Plan and Reserved Instance purchases

· Evaluate and investigate data patterns and anomalies to derive insightful knowledge that can inform strategic and operational decisions

· Lead regular FinOps meetings providing expert advice with consulting from AWS on cloud financial management activities

· Configure, manage, and support cloud cost optimization tools


Desired Skills

· Experience in cloud expense management using FinOps disciplines within the AWS platform

· Familiarity with cost structure of AWS products and services

· Scripting knowledge and experience desired

· Experience in cost management tactics such as enterprise-wide discount programs and commitment plans (Reserved Instances, Savings Plans, Spot, Dedicated Hosts

· Experience with advanced Excel functions required

· Strong ability to analyze and interpret data and provide insights

· Experience in creating report Dashboard using PowerBI or AWS QuickSight is desirable

· Experienced with tools such as AWS Console, AWS Cost Explorer, Apptio

· FinOps Cloud Practitioner and certification is highly desirable

· Strong written and oral communication skills, and experience presenting formally or informally

Job Overview

This position installs, configures, and maintains computing infrastructure, operating systems, and middleware products on all computer platforms, including mainframes, workstations, and servers - including web servers - in support of 24-hour-per-day, seven-day-per-week business processes.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

•  Evaluates, implements, and modifies operating system software parameters and product solutions for optimum performance

•  Identifies integration and other interface requirements for all supported products and platforms

•  Serves as a technical escalation point for technicians and customers

•  Troubleshoots hardware, system and application issues

•  Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

•  High School Grad / GED

•  Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience

•  Experience: 3+ years

Preferred Qualifications

•  Bachelor’s Degree


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  NextEra Energy Resources, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy and provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


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