Cloud Program Cost Analyst (AWS) - Remote

Clearance Level
Program Management
Remote, Working from the USA
Key Skills For Success


Cost Optimization

Financial Analysis and Reporting

Financial Operations

Microsoft Excel

REQ#: RQ166496
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a FinOps/Cloud Program Cost Analyst, who will be the cost optimization advocate for our customers. They will work with assigned customers on purchasing Reserved Instances and Savings Plans and other optimization efforts. The FinOps/Cloud Program Cost Analyst will be the billing expert available for training customers on understanding Cloud usage and patterns and champion and advocate for the use of our automated tools. This individual will also provide financial operations training, drive user experience improvements, adoption of processes and FinOps education.

In this role you may also support the CMS Cloud team in delivering highly communicative and financial reports that provide customers with their usage, monthly billing and funding utilization. Candidates must be able to communicate well with their customers throughout their Cloud journey. Successful candidates are eager to take the initiative on a very large Cloud resell program where optimization and attention to detail is crucial.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Assisting coworkers with collecting and reviewing financial data from various Cloud sources. (AWS Cost Explorer, Cloud native cost management tools).
  • Creates, maintains, updates financial deliverables via JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft excel or other financial dashboards.
  • Analyzes customer cloud requirements and provide technical knowledge on cloud computing techniques and technologies of low- moderate complexity.
  • Research, evaluate, and deploy cloud computing optimization techniques. Example: Low Utilization of Cloud Resources
  • Assists with the management of the AWS master payer account with 850+ linked accounts.
  • Extensive & timely customer service responses.
  • AWS Cost analysis using deep understanding of Cost usage reports
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Business/Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Minimum one year of relevant experience in Cloud or Financial Operations (flexibility for the right candidate).
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust and reside in the US the last 3 of 5 years.

Desired Skills:

  • FinOps experience a plus.
  • AWS Cloud experience a must.
  • Understanding of Cloud Technologies.
  • Expert level experience with Microsoft Excel.
  • Writing SQL like queries to customize reports is a plus.
  • Analytic/ queries understanding for cloud billing.
  • Effective communication skills both orally and written.
  • Effective organizational skills.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

1 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


FinOps a plus, not required - FinOps Foundation

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $88,000 - $132,000. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.