Staff Cloud Economics Engineer

Posted Apr 19

Foundation Engineering at Fastly is looking for a Cloud Economics Engineer to provide clarity around our public cloud spend across AWS, GCP, and Azure. This role would ensure that we are getting the best value out of our spending in the public cloud and provide a bridge between the Engineering and Finance teams. You will be providing financial controls and visibility to Engineering leadership and Finance teams.

What You'll Do

  • Develop and maintain dashboards and reports for Engineering teams.
  • Monitor our cloud spend, while tracking and alerting on changes.
  • Build and maintain forecasting models
  • Partner with teams across Fastly to make optimizations to reduce costs where needed.
  • Work with Senior Engineering Leadership to provide guidance on our cloud spend.
  • Interprets the financial data, and explains it to teams in a way that informs decision making
  • Works closely with Finance to address questions and provide forecasting.
  • Educate teams on ways to potentially reduce costs.

What We're Looking For

  • Experience in cloud engineering, working as part of a team.
  • Experience working with finance teams and being part of a data-driven team.
  • Strong experience with a programming language. Python, Ruby, Go.
  • Hands-on experience working with cloud technologies and deploying applications to the cloud.
  • Deep understanding of common cloud technologies and their pricing models.
  • Experience as an IT Business/Data Analyst.
  • Analyze spend trends, opportunities for savings, and offer advisory services with specific improvement recommendations.
  • Work with Engineering teams and influence strategy, tactics, and execution of cloud usage.
  • Strong understanding of cloud requirements, ability to partner cross-organizationally and drive cost optimization discussions
  • Interpret financial data, and explain it to Engineering teams in a way that informs strategic decision making

In accordance with applicable law, Fastly’s minimum base pay for this role if hired in Colorado is 169,000 per year. Additionally, this role is eligible to participate in Fastly's equity plan. Final offer amount will be at the company’s sole discretion and determined by multiple factors, including years and depth of experience and expertise, location and other business considerations. Note that this role is available to candidates outside of Colorado and different minimum compensation may apply.

Fastly is proud to deliver a strong total rewards program to our employees. This role is eligible to participate in the following benefits:

  • Health benefits (medical, dental, and vision)
    • Medical: Cigna or Kaiser available
  • Retirement benefits and employer match
  • Life Insurance (Basic and Voluntary Life)
  • Short & Long Term Disability with a buy-up LTD option
  • Voluntary Accident & Critical Illness benefits
  • Flex Spending Accounts & Mass Transit benefits
  • Open Vacation Policy
  • Sick Time
  • Generous leave benefits (medical, maternity, paternity, and personal)
  • Paid wellness days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Learning & reimbursement program stipend
  • Mobile and internet allowance
  • Wellness stipend
  • Pet insurance

Fastly reserves the right to amend or modify for any reasons in accordance with applicable law.

Misc Info For This Position:

Remote Mix: 100% Remote

Job Type: Full-Time

Regional Restrictions: USA Only

Salary/Pay Info: $169000 annually USD

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San Francisco,CA
United States


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100% Remote
$169000 annually USD

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