Cloud Engineer (FinOps)

19 Oct 2021
18 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

"The DTA Platform Engineering and Operations team is responsible for the infrastructure security, deployment and support of DTA's GCP Platform. As part of our ongoing strategy we require a FinOps Cloud Engineer to join our team to give insights and manage cost optimisations within this domain. This role will help define and shape the three phases of FinOps (Inform, Optimise and Operate) within DTA and Sky." - Andrea Dick, FinOps Cloud Manager


Shape how DTA monitor and control cloud spend at scale for Google Cloud, work with our partners in the Cloud Enablement Centre and Architecture to implement a feedback loop for processes and procedures. This role will also require the successful applicant to be part of an on-call rota.
* Identify and facilitate opportunities to optimise and reduce cost within Cloud Platforms.
* Take low level details and create summaries for our key stakeholders.
* Define and measure KPIs to help us build cost effective and performant applications.
* Work within squads to highlight and implement cost efficiencies and best practises.
* Work with and develop automated solutions to manage and reduce cost.
* Monitor project costs for trends and perform analysis for project forecasting.


* An understanding of Capacity Management and Performance Monitoring.
* An understanding of Cloud Products, such as GCP, with a focus on the cost.
* An understanding of IAC Frameworks, such as Ansible and Terraform.
* Attention to detail with good problem-solving skills.
* The ability to work to deadlines and remain calm under pressure.


UK Tech: Our team focuses on technology strategy, design and delivery. From AI to 5G to Cloud, we work on the latest tech whilst building out our web presence and CRM systems for fixed and mobile networks. We're bold, proactive, forward-thinking and collaborative. Together, we're proud of the products and services we deliver for our customers.


There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:
- Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
- A generous pension package
- Private healthcare
- Discounted mobile and broadband


Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There's also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.
On campus, you'll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

Our lively campus is a free shuttle bus away from Livingston South train station and the town centre. Plus there's onsite parking available for cars, motorbikes and bicycles.
You'll be well fed at our subsidised canteen, and you can keep in shape at our onsite gym. Or play a game of pool or table tennis.

Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, So we're open to discussing where and when you do your job, as long as we can balance your needs with those of our customers.
And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.
To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.


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