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Cloud Program Analyst in Herndon at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Cloud Analyst who will be responsible for supporting the cost optimization efforts of multiple development teams migrating their applications to various cloud environments. The Cloud Analyst will support the Cloud Economics team in delivering highly communicative and economic support to their customers as they embark on their cloud journey. In this role you will measure, monitor, and analyze the usage of our Cloud customers and make recommendations for cost optimization.  Successful candidates are experienced economist or analyst with technical depth and expertise, along with strong customer engagement and communications skills.


 Responsible for complex tasks in various financial functions such as budgeting, auditing, forecasting and analysis.

  • Collects and reviews financial data from various Cloud sources.
  • Perform technical and financial analysis to help Business Owners determine the impact of cloud adoption.
  • Define the total cost of ownership and business value for moving to the Cloud.
  • Creates, maintains, updates financial databases and spreadsheets, and generates various financial reports as required.
  • Analyzes assigned business owner account, cloud usage, and capacity requirements.
  • Supports assigned Cost Account Managers in managing, tracking, monitoring, and reporting financial data as requested.
  • Makes recommendations to Cost Account Manager to improve the cost optimization of the account.
  • Develops plans for assigned accounts and tracks performance to plan.
  • Assists in the development of cost optimization policies and guidelines.
  • Conducts audits and analysis of their account’s optimization efforts, and reviews their practices and procedures, ensuring that new resources are approved, allowable, and in the best interest of the Business Owner.
  • May have risk identification and recovery responsibilities.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant Cloud optimization, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of related finance or business analysis experience.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Existing cloud optimization expertise is required.
  • Proficiency in the use of word processing, excel spreadsheet, and other related software applications.
  • Effective communication skills both orally and written.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial analysis.
  • Only US Citizens can be considered for this position.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.