Senior Cloud Engineer - FinOps

Engineering, Amsterdam, NL

About the Team

Miro, a successful and rapidly growing engineering company, has developed a vital tool used by numerous companies worldwide. As we continue to expand our business, scaling our infrastructure and driving efficiency improvements become imperative to ensure sustainable growth. We are establishing and improving new technologies and approaches that require a lot of foundations for our developers, like microservices platform from the infra and app sides, observability, security, quality tools, infrastructure capabilities for databases, etc. 

About the Role

As an Senior Cloud Engineer in the Operational Excellence team you will help to achieve our mission which is to craft the culture of the Miro engineering team towards being more operationally and financially aware, making sensible decisions to protect the availability of our product without excessive cost.

In a fast-paced and dynamic environment, the Senior Cloud engineer play a crucial role in achieving this goal, holding accountability for operational excellence in managing cloud costs and resource by developing and implementing cost optimization strategies to analyze and optimize cloud usage. They work diligently to identify areas for cost savings and execute cost reduction measures while ensuring that spending stays within allocated budgets. Additionally, they collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, engineering, and operations, to align cloud spending priorities and goals.

What you’ll do

  • Fostering FinOps Program and Cost Awareness: evolve tooling and processes to run the FinOps program, fostering cost awareness across Miro.
  • Create and Drive Cost Saving Backlog: Collaborate with developers to create a backlog of cost-saving initiatives and implement them effectively.
  • Implement Cost Monitoring and Awareness Tools: Deploy cost monitoring tools and practices organization-wide to increase awareness of cloud spending.
  • Provide Data and Guidance to Engineering Teams: Work closely with engineering teams, providing data and guidance to optimize cloud usage and spending.
  • Build Partnership between Finance and Engineering: Foster collaboration between finance and engineering teams to develop cost-saving strategies that meet the needs of both parties.
  • Lead Cloud Infrastructure Budget Discussions: Take the lead in discussions and forecasts related to cloud infrastructure budgets.
  • Measure and Manage Cloud Infrastructure Costs: Partner with finance and engineering teams to measure and manage cloud infrastructure costs effectively.

What you’ll need

  • 5+ Years Experience in AWS: demonstrated expertise with AWS cloud services and infrastructure.
  • 3+ Years Experience in Cloud Architecture and System Design: experience designing and architecting cloud solutions.
  • 2+ Years Experience in Cloud Governance: hands-on experience in implementing cloud governance strategies.
  • Experience in Cultural Development and Community Engagement: ability to drive cultural development and engagement within a diverse organization.
  • Experience in FinOps Framework: familiarity with FinOps principles and frameworks.
  • Experience in Cost Management Solutions: proficiency in using cost management solutions such as AWS CUDOS, CloudZero, etc.

What's in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks provided in the office
  • Wellbeing benefit and WFH equipment allowance
  • Annual learning and development allowance to grow your skills and career
  • Opportunity to work for a globally diverse team

About Miro

Miro is a visual workspace for innovation that enables distributed teams of any size to build the next big thing. The platform's infinite canvas enables teams to lead engaging workshops and meetings, design products, brainstorm ideas, and more. Miro, co-headquartered in San Francisco and Amsterdam, serves more than 60M users worldwide, including 99% of the Fortune 100. Miro was founded in 2011 and currently has more than 1,800 employees in 12 hubs around the world.

We are a team of dreamers. We look for individuals who dream big, work hard, and above all stay humble. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do and through our work together we hope to create a supportive, welcoming, and innovative environment. We strive to play as a team to win the world and create a better version of ourselves every day. If this sounds like something that excites you, we want to hear from you!

Check out more about life at Miro: 

At Miro, we strive to create and foster an environment of belonging and collaboration across cultural differences. Miro’s mission — Empower teams to create the next big thing — is how we think about our product, people, and culture. We believe that creating big things requires diverse and inclusive teams. Diversity invites all talent with different demography, identities and styles to step in, and inclusion invites them to step closer together. Every day, we are working to build a more diverse Miro, cultivate a sense of belonging for future and current Mironeers around the world, and foster an environment where everyone can collaborate and embrace differences.

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  • 01. Recruiter Screen

    A 30-min interview to discuss your relevant skills, perspective on resilience, experience, and what motivates you to join Miro.

  • 02. Hiring Manager

    The hiring manager will meet to discuss your experience and fit for the role by assessing whether you align with the Miro Mindset (Curiosity, Drive, Resilience, Empathy, Cognitive Agility & Accountability). This interview usually takes 90-120 minutes.

  • 03. Skill Assesment

    An interactive presentation to see your skills in action, based around a particular case study or business problem.

  • 04. Meet the Team

    Here you will meet cross-functional stakeholders, and we will ask evidence-based questions to evaluate how well you align with the role and Miro's values and culture.

  • 05. Leadership Round

    Meet a member of the leadership team to discuss Miro’s company values and share your vision for success at Miro. 

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