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DevOps Engineer / FinOps

General information


Atlanta - Georgia - USA, Branchburg - New Jersey - USA, Lowell - Massachusetts - USA, Weston - Florida - USA


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


We are seeking a DevOps Engineer to expand our program for cloud cost management. This role will collaborate with engineering leaders and product architects to enable you to develop and implement cost-reducing solutions. This role will have responsibility for all aspects of cloud spending, both tooling and management of the budget across teams.

This is a hands-on role which will include driving enhancements to existing as well as implementation of new cost tracking and reporting tools for clear visibility of our cloud usage. The candidate will have experience in cloud resource management in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) with a full understanding of billing and discounting within GCP. A strong DevOps engineer with desire to learn and expand their scope to include cost management would also be considered.

• Works cross-functionally and advises on areas for optimization and cost saving opportunities related to google cloud usage
• Participates in architecture design reviews to evaluate and forecast costs related to product changes
• Collaborates with finance and engineering leaders on budget forecasting
• Evaluates and audits Google usage across groups on a regular basis
• Extends existing labeling programs to track costs across all Google services and deployments
• Reviews and processes budget increase request from engineering groups by providing accurate estimates for cost from technical specifications taking into account UKG specific discounting programs
• Implements improvements around current and future automated cost reporting tools and methods utilizing tagging frameworks to create transparent dashboards for engineering
• Develops scripts in java, python, and bigQuery for cost analysis and reporting
• Review access requests for GCP and determine proper roles for engineering taking into account risk and business needs


• Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, math or operations research
• Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) – certification a plus
• Experience with scripting programming languages
• 3+ years’ experience working with cloud operations
• Experience working within engineering Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Proven ability to influence others and work cross-geography


Corporate overview

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of Ultimate Software and Kronos, uniting two award-winning, employee-centered cultures. Our employees are an extraordinary group of talented, energetic, and innovative people who care about more than just work. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture. Ready to be inspired? Learn more at

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