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Senior Staff Technical Program Manager

Warner Bros. Discovery

Kanata, ON 06-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, ''the stuff dreams are made of,'' we're not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD's vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what's next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

The Job

The ideal candidate blurs the lines between Finance and Engineering skillsets with impeccable attention to detail. Engineering teams will assume you're a highly technical member of the Finance organization and your Finance counterparts should think you're a member of the Engineering org with good financial acumen.

The Essentials
• Minimum of 10 years experience in engineering and TPM roles
• Strong understanding of cloud services and pricing models (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.).
• Proficiency in data analysis and financial modeling tools (Excel, SQL, etc.).
• Must be able to project org-wide influence without authority to instill a culture of ownership, rigor, and accountability
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively across various teams.
• Proven track record
of managing complex projects and delivering measurable results.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage multiple priorities
• Experience with agile development methodologies and project management tools such as JIRA and Confluence

The Daily
• In this role, you will articulate a vision , develop, and implement a strategy that drives cost awareness and efficiencies that enable s the WBD Global Tech developer community to
optimize their cloud usage
• Lead and track the work of cross-functional teams to drive FinOps initiatives and projects.
• Collaborate with engineering and finance teams to establish budget forecasts , monitor , and allocate actual cloud spend against brands, functionality, and business units .
• Identify and analyze cost-saving opportunities through data analysis and financial modeling.
• Drive the adoption of FinOps best practices and tools across the organization.
• Partner with Procurement to assist with managing vendor relationships and provide key inputs into contracts related to cloud services.
• Prepare and present regular reports on cloud spend, trends, and optimization efforts to senior management.
• Facilitate training and workshops to promote cost-awareness and efficiency among engineering teams.
• You can autonomously act as a representative for FinOps. Your decisions are right , far more often th an not . You play a leadership role in the organization: teams look to you for advice on technical and business issues.
• Your written and verbal communication skills are exemplary, concise , and to the point . You are the initial point of contact for business and technical stakeholders for all things related to Cloud Spend and Optimization .

Championing Inclusion at WBD
Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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