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Pfizer Inc. Cloud Business Office Lead in Denver, Colorado

ROLE SUMMARYThe Agile Enterprise Solutions (AES) team represents the Digital Center ofExcellence (CoE) for cloud infrastructure capabilities, providingfoundational public and private cloud services to all business lines,globally across Pfizer.AES is a high-performing team, focused on deliveringsecure, scalable, compliant, operationally viable, and cost-effectivecloud solThe Cloud Business Office Lead role will establish a dedicated function withinAES for cloud service consumption management inclusive ofbilling/invoicing, forecasting, charge-back, reporting, andoptimization.This role will interface directly with Digital finance teams,Creation Center consumer groups, and external cloud service providers(e.g. AWS) to effectively manage cloud spend across the enterprise.The Cloud Busines Office Lead will establish and maintain an enterprise cloudoptimization strategy.The optimization strategy requires instilling acontinuous efficiency mindset across the enterprise that considers all facetsof cost and usage within established cloud solutions.Strategy implementationwill include the creation of a defined process methodology, continuousreporting, identification and pursuit of optimization opportunities withconsumers, and use of cloud service provider features to control spend(e.g. Reserved Instances, Savings Plans).A strict adherence to data-driven approaches, and a bias towards automationand tooling will be required to sufficiently scale Business Officefunctionality across Digital.Working within Agile Enterprise Solutions is to be at the cutting edge ofcloud technology within the context of the world's leading biopharmaceuticalorganization, at a time when adoption of these technologies is increasingrapidly.Pfizer seeks individuals that are highly self-motivated, eager to learn,and are effective when working in a team environment.A strong aptitude towardsself-development and growth is highly desired.ROLE RESPONSIBILITIESThe Cloud Business Office Lead must be able operate independently with theability to influence and coalesce with solution teams across the organizationto manage cloud spend and drive effective optimization.Responsibilities include:Develop comprehensive cloud consumption and optimization reporting utilizingboth native, and 3rdparty systems to provide near real-time insights intospend performance and opportunities for improvement.Interface regularly with Cloud Service Providers to managebilling/invoicing, and to create/maintain spend forecasts.Interact with consumers and finance to provide guidance on charge-backactivities, and to resolve disputes.Develop a centralized process for management of reserved instances and savingsplans.Establish a cadence of recommendations and purchases aimed towardsreducing overall spend.Work directly with Customer Reliability Engineering Lead to develop anenterprise cloud optimization strategy for Pfizer's public cloud environments.Work directly with Digital Creation Center Solutions teams to provide insightsinto their cloud usage and costs; provide optimization recommendations basedon both present and future planned cloud usage patterns.Design a strategic approach for effective resource utilization managementbased on Infrastructure-as-Code principles, promoting API/policy-basedcontrols to reduce spend for non-production systems.Execute on approved cost reduction initiatives for which AES has approvedauthority including (but not limited to): right-sizing, assetdisposition, establishing power down profiles, etc.Leverage and extend cloud service provider tools and APIs around costmanagement, budgets and optimization recommendations.Work collaboratively with external parties including cloud suppliers (e.g.AWS) and Pfizer AES strategic suppliers (e.g. TCS) as part of reportingand optimization activities.Commit to ongoing learning and professional development.QUALIFICATIONS BASIC QUALIFICATIONSCandidates must be highly motivated and capable of working independentlyCandidates must possess a bach

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