Cloud Cost Optimization Engineer - 84223

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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What you do at AMD changes everything 

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible.  We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center. 

Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results.  It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world.   If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Cloud Cost Optimization Engineer 


The Cloud Cost Optimization Engineer will drive the optimization of the cloud resource consumption, increase adoption of IT cloud usage, and improve ROI for cloud investment.



As a technical expert and influencer in IT, you will help to transform the IT managed public cloud experience with your vision--influencing others with your thought leadership, while managing complex demands with different priorities. Your high Emotional Intelligence (EQ) enables you to successfully influence others and drive change at all levels--from business partner to upper management. 



  • Develop and maintain cloud infrastructure capacity and demand forecast, monitor actual consumption
  • Create cost optimization framework and governing mechanism to optimize the cloud spend
  • Drive cost optimization initiatives to optimize the spend and improve the ROI
  • Develop metrics and reporting to measure the financial excellence in the cloud
  • Collaborate with IT team on cloud infrastructure service offering
  • Develop Azure, GCP, AWS financial controls and guardrails
  • Implementing dashboard and alerting to monitoring the spend
  • Work with vendors to triage the billing discrepancy and resolve billing issues
  • Collaborate with the cloud architect, cloud governing team, and projects team on operational and workload cost management
  • Develop and enforce cost management best practices



  • Solid professional experience in hybrid cloud environment and relevant fields, driving technical program and service delivery
  • Hand-on experience in Azure, GCP and AWS billing analysis, practicing cost optimization technique, drive cost reduction
  • Prior experience in capacity and cost management
  • Intermediate level of understanding on the data center infrastructure technology solution, tools set, and public cloud (Azure, GCP, AWS, etc)
  • Good understanding and experience practicing DevSecOps principles and deployment, cloud-ready architectures utilizing IaaS/Paas/Container, event-driven and microservice architectures, Advance Analytics & Machine Learning
  • Hand-on with the Azure, GCP, and AWS native and/or third-party cost management tool



  • Azure, GCP and AWS certified cloud professional
  • Basis finance accounting concept



Austin, Texas



Requisition Number: 84223 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Information Technology


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