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Job Title:  Senior Business Analyst- Cloud Cost Analyst

Location: 

Southlake, TX, US

Remote Options (if applicable):  Flexible remote options

Req ID: 58413

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development

 

Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. At Sabre, we make travel happen. Positioned at the center of the business of travel, our platform connects people with experiences that matter in their lives. Today, Sabre is creating a new marketplace for personalized travel. It is our people who develop and deliver powerful solutions that meet the current and future needs or our airline, hotel and travel agency customers. Join our journey! 

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The Technology Engineering and Operations (TE&O) – Business Operations & Planning organization’s primary responsibility is to plan, track and optimize technology spend across an over $550 million portfolio.  This organization works closely with the TE&O team, Business units and our Finance and Procurement partners to establish core KPIs and track all spend to meet or exceed plan.  This organization partners with our product development and operations teams to identify potential optimizations that will improve cost efficiency, develop plans to implement those optimizations and manage those plans to ensure that the desired optimizations are delivered to the business on schedule while minimizing risk to the business.
 

 

 


As Senior - Business Analyst, under general supervision of a global team, you will be responsible for monitoring, reporting and forecasting public cloud cost working closely with infrastructure, product, development, and finance stakeholders.   You will provide impactful analysis, insights, and recommendations on our cloud infrastructure spend while enhancing visibility of our cloud spend in order to drive efficiency in how we are spending in order to manage cloud spend within established budgets.

Job Requirements include, but are not limited to the following:
•    Drive increased visibility of cloud cost management across technology, product and application teams
•    Partner with Finance and Technology teams to develop annual budgets, monthly and multi-year outlooks and manage public cloud costs to plan
•    Develop, modify and/or maintain cloud costs and utilization reports, dashboards, and cost usage alerting and forecasting
•    Provide monthly reporting to business application owners on consumption costs
•    Enable monitoring and reporting capability to identify inconsistent consumption against expected models
•    Monitor and detect unexpected spikes in consumption across cloud tenants to identify non-budgeted expenses 
•    Partake in creating, maturing, and governing Cost Optimization policies and best practice
•    Identify opportunities and develop plans to deliver optimizations that improve our overall cloud cost efficiency
•    Develop and track KPIs to ensure overall cost efficiency is being achieved within area of responsibility
•    Support Technology Transformation effort to migrate on premise environments to the Cloud

What's in it for you?
•    Opportunity to do something that has high impact and game changing in our industry
•    Be part of one of the world’s largest Travel and Hospitality technology company 
•    Manage a significant technology spend base while driving cost savings to the bottom line

Job Requirements

EDUCATION:  Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 3 years related experience managing cloud spend

Must Have Skills: 
•    Extensive knowledge of cloud technology and cost components/drivers, particularly AWS & GCP
•    Experience using tools such as CloudHealth, Google Cloud Platform Reporting tools, Microsoft Excel
•    Understanding on Savings/Discount plans, Committed Use Discounts, Reserved Instances, chargeback reporting, show back, and spend control
•    Experience creating cost optimization models with engineering teams that utilize cloud services
•    Deep analytical skills: a passion for gathering information from various sources, analyzing and presenting your recommendations to leadership to drive significant cost and process improvements
•    Experience with large and complex cloud environments
•    Strong financial background e.g., creating ROI, TCO, and cost and utilization optimization strategies
•    Passion for optimizing cloud costs and identifying utilization efficiencies
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Stong business and financial acumen

Disclaimer: The duties and responsibilities described above is not a comprehensive list and additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by business requirements.
 

Benefits

•    VERY COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION
•    GENEROUS PAID TIME OFF (5 WEEKS PTO YOUR FIRST YEAR!)
•    WE OFFER A COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL, DENTAL AND WELLNESS PROGRAM
•    AN INFRASTRUCTURE THAT ALLOWS FLEXIBLE WORKING ARRANGEMENTS
•    FORMAL AND INFORMAL REWARD, RECOGNITION AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PROGRAMS

 

Reasonable Accommodation

Sabre is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. Applicants applying for a Sabre position with a disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact Sabre's Compliance Office at compliance.office@sabre.com.

Affirmative Action

Sabre is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. EEO IS THE LAW

 

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