Cloud Ops Financial Analyst - Cost Reporting Team

New York, New York, USA; Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The Cost Reporting team is responsible for identifying and executing on cost-saving opportunities, providing engineering teams meaningful visibility into spend, and empowering finance to understand and incorporate the complexities of cloud costs. The team manages the spend for a complex, multi-cloud, large scale cloud infrastructure. We are looking for the right people to help us scale this team’s capabilities to match our exponential growth. You'll be creating new ways to manage a substantial cloud spend, visualize cloud cost insights, and improve cost  efficiency. At

Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.


What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with finance and engineering teams to ensure cross-department alignment; forecast spending and model our growth against engineering roadmaps.
  • Report on results against our cloud projections to company leadership.
  • Work across engineering departments to evangelize savings opportunities and evaluate the cost effectiveness of new engineering initiatives.
  • Create new ways to identify and visualize key cloud cost insights, creating tools and processes to improve cloud usage efficiency.


Who You Are: 

  • Demonstrated experience with SQL, BI tools like Metabase, Looker, Mode, Metabase, and spreadsheet wizardry to build cost models and discover meaningful insights.
  • You have demonstrated experience providing a digestible financial view of a complex problem space; and it’s the kind of problem you’re excited to tackle.
  • You have been analyzing and forecasting public spend at a large scale.
  • You have excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience in partnering with clients.
  • Bonus: Experience with billing, product offerings, reservation discounts management with one or more of AWS/GCP/Azure.

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply. 


Benefits and Growth: 

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing
  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking
  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)
  • Access to Inclusion Talks, our Internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.


The reasonably estimated salary for this role at Datadog ranges from $119,000 - $153,000, plus a competitive equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.

About Datadog: 

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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