Cloud COE – Cost Optimization Manager (REMOTE)


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United States of America


UTCT1: Corp - CT - Remote Remote Location, Remote City, CT, 06101 USA
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

Job Responsibilities

As Cloud Cost Optimization Manager, you will be responsible for monitoring, reporting and forecasting public cloud cost working closely with infrastructure, data, 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.

Key responsibilities include:

  • 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
  • Build 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


Typically requires a university degree or equivalent experience and minimum 7 years prior relevant experience or an advanced degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience


  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure, cost reporting, and cost optimization at scale in AWS and Microsoft Azure
  • Expertise with tools such as CloudHealth, AWS Cost Explorer and Azure Cost Management.
  • Understanding on Savings/Discount plans, Reserved Instances, chargeback reporting, show back, and spend control
  • Experience creating cost optimization models with engineering teams that utilize cloud services
  • Experience creating cost optimization dashboards, models and reports for engineering teams that utilize cloud services using tools like Qlik or PowerBI.
  • 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
  • Strong business and financial acumen


Farmington, CT or US Remote Location

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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