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General Dynamics Information Technology Cloud Financial Operations Lead in Fort Riley, Kansas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: Business Process Analysis

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is seeking a Cloud Financial Operations Lead (FINOPS) that will work across our client organization to deliver Cloud infrastructure managed services aligned with business capability delivery, with a focus on providing IT infrastructure at best value, best cost. The candidate must have experience with cloud billing technologies specifically AWS and identify opportunities for optimization of Cloud / AWS environment.

The FINOPS Lead will work with the GDIT’s managed service leads and the client’s IT Asset and Vendor Management leads to track and optimization cloud footprints that result in highly reliable, scalable, and cost effective services enabling the client to meet audit requirements, control costs, and mitigate risk to ensure maximum value of infrastructure and supporting services. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Provide cost estimation and monthly billings for AWS Cloud platforms

  • Develop ROI/Use Cases with stakeholders and position value and investment planning

  • Develop chargeback capability for cloud usage by program/project

  • Advise executive sponsors and stakeholders regarding the design, development, and operation of the Billing solution as it pertains to critical business and technical objectives

  • Actively develop, implement, and manage a cloud billing roadmap with the client leadership team

  • Provide technical and architectural leadership for the understanding of the cloud and other billing systems to help shape technical requirements and solutions

  • Provide input and tracking of cloud costs to the of overall financial budgets, forecasts and actuals

Required Skills

  • Working knowledge of AWS cloud billing tools

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in networks, devices, services modeling and automation with middleware

  • Knowledge in systems integrating with IoT platforms for Cloud billing

  • Expertise in process optimization/automation

  • Experience with full software-development lifecycle – understanding and appreciation of the inception, design, construction, deployment and management aspects of a solution

  • Comfortable integrating billing solutions across multiple cloud implementations simultaneously

  • Capable of collaborating and working closely with cross-functional teams –IT technical staff, engineers, business and solution architects and partners to identify gaps and structure problems affecting billing results

  • Must demonstrate strong people leadership skills, project management and communication skills

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 + Years of experience working as a technology analysis or a solution architect at an enterprise level, or

  • 5+ years of experience with cloud integration and/or billing transformation initiatives

Desired Skills

  • 5+ years of experience with common cloud billing processes and operations practices such as product and pricing models, subscriptions, usage, invoicing, bill cycles

  • Experience in service-oriented software development / data integration design experience for IoT platforms, integrating with 3rd party cloud billing solutions

  • Full Lifecycle ERP-SAP systems experience and experience with associated integrations to legacy Billing systems

  • Design and development experience in Service Fulfillment, Network/Service Provisioning

  • Demonstrated business acumen, with a basic understanding of financial management and accounting practices

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Information Technology, or related discipline or equivalent training and experience.

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in IT infrastructure or IT Asset Management or related discipline with a strong understanding of financial billing and financial drivers related to IT and related services


  • Secret


  • Primarily remote with some travel required to client site

  • May be required to attend planning events or to work from a secured location

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT 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, or any other protected class.