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Data Management & Administration, VP

State Street

State Street

Data Science
Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

Who we are looking for

State Street’s Technology Platform Engineering & Operations division is seeking an experienced hands-on, dynamic and analytical finance and data specialist to join our organization and help build out a new FinOps team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide financial management support, including forecasting, budgeting, chargeback / show back strategy
  • Assist in development of operating model strategy (i.e., baseline current org structure, governance, and unified approach to foster organizational alignment)
  • Drive continuous cost optimization leveraging spend patterns, waste and consumption management protocols, and utilization reports
  • Develop and enhance spend transparency strategy ensuring effective visibility and management of cloud spend
  • Define and evolve tagging strategy (how to use and create tags and associated decision criteria/authority)
  • Conduct maturity assessments, including current state operating model, consumption tracking mechanisms, governance policies, cost controls, tagging
  • Establish set of high priority KPIs based on the ability to mature spend capability
  • Evaluate tool(s) needed to support FinOps
  • Collaborate with wider global teams on key business initiatives

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Experience in building data ingestion, data catalog and data analytics framework
  • Creating costs and savings dashboards for executive reporting to promote efficiency initiatives
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Self-motivated, adaptable professional with strong sense of initiative and strong sense of task ownership
  • Ability to multi-task and successfully manage simultaneous priorities
  • Experience working with Tableau, Power BI, and/or cloud financial analytics/reporting tools

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (computer science, computer engineering, finance, accounting)
  • 10+ years’ experience within the Financial Services / Software industry,, preferably in Business Analysis, Finance or a similarly functioning role
  • Knowledge of cloud services costs, including experience with building allocation methodologies for appropriate spread of shared services
  • Ability to foster strong relationships across client organizations, with senior managers and key decision makers in a large firm, including good personal and working relationships with end users
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Salary Range:

$100,000 - $167,500 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.