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Cloud Optimisation Lead (f/m/d)

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Date: 27-Sep-2022

Location: Düsseldorf, DE

Company: Uniper



For our Hosting & Cloud Technology team in Düsseldorf/Hannover/Würzburg or Regensburg we are looking for you!



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

We have an opportunity for a cloud optimisation lead to optimize cloud resource utilization, reduce carbon footprint, cloud resource housekeeping and manage cloud spending. This is a key role that requires proactive collaboration with application teams to ensure efficient & effective cloud cost utilization.

  • You have very good understanding of different azure services cost model (PAYG, reservations etc)
  • You have experience with azure advisor focusing on cost, performance and Operations excellence
  • You have experience creating cloud budgets that reflect the needs & desires of the application teams
  • Review, track & support the reduction of CO2 foot print
  • Optimize resource utilization by activities including identifying & cleaning up the unused resources
  • Reviewing cloud spending & generating return on investment report
  • Governing and leading our 3rd party supplier in delivering those services
  • Enhance and develop the services to add further value to the business in an agile/sprint methodology
  • Provide exceptional Customer Service



Who we are seeking

Desired Skills and Experience:



  • Key azure cost & governance concepts (tagging, right sizing, cost management)
  • Strong commercial acumen skills to track, monitor and manage cloud costs
  • Exceptional analytical skills to interpret data and provide insights
  • Previous management experience of 3rd party technical teams
  • Highly developed communication, influencing, presentation and reporting skills



  • Basic understanding of Azure services
  • Experience in creating reports & dashboards in Power Bi
  • Experience of working in an extremely fast paced environment





If you have any questions about this role, please contact:
Nadine Peralta da Margarida
Please note that applications by e-mail cannot be considered for data protection reasons.



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
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Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.