TPY Capital
TPY Capital

FinOps Analyst



Massachusetts, USA · New York, USA · Colorado, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024

About Datadog

We're on a mission to build the best platform in the world for engineers to understand and scale their systems, applications, and teams. We operate at high scale—trillions of data points per day—allowing for seamless collaboration and problem-solving among Dev, Ops and Security teams globally for tens of thousands of companies. Our engineering culture values pragmatism, honesty, and simplicity to solve hard problems the right way.

The team

The Cost Reporting team is part of Datadog’s internal infrastructure team and is responsible for all things cloud cost related, which includes providing engineering teams with meaningful cloud spend visibility, empowering finance and executive leadership to understand the complexities of cloud costs, securing the best reservation discount rates, and identifying cost savings opportunities. Having worked on these problems for a few years, we already have a lot of the basics covered, and we’re looking to push our team’s capabilities to the next level.

The opportunity

As a FinOps Analyst, you will identify impactful savings opportunities, model them to quantify the expected impact, and partner with engineering teams to get them executed. There will also be opportunities to work on cost visibility, forecasting, business insights, and reservation management, but initially you’ll be primarily focused on cost optimizations.

You will

  • Work across engineering departments to coordinate cost reporting, evangelize savings opportunities, and evaluate the cost effectiveness of new engineering initiatives.

  • Use Datadog, BI visualization tools, SQL, and spreadsheet wizardry to build cost models and discover meaningful insights about cloud usage.

  • Explore new/unfamiliar cost areas, toolsets, and visualizations to raise the bar on how well our team serves our customers.

You are

  • You have at least 1 year of experience analyzing and optimizing cloud spend at a large scale.

  • You understand the major cloud providers' product offerings and how engineers use them, with experience in either AWS, GCP, or Azure.

  • You have excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience in partnering with clients.

  • You can speak the language of both Engineering and Finance.


#LI-Remote This is a remote position

Datadog offers a competitive salary and equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.

The reasonably estimated yearly salary for this role at Datadog is:
$119,000$153,000 USD

About Datadog:

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Datadog Learning Center.

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