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Pearson Cloud FinOps Analyst in Nashville, Tennessee

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

As a Cloud and Hosting Services Analyst for Pearson, you will be helping to collect and analyze data to provide Cloud financial insights critical to our success as a business as it relates to an Infrastructure and Operations organization.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Produce insightful reports that can be shared with and actioned by Management.

  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams globally, assimilating requirements, driving results in the form of data insights and building strategic partnerships.

  • Support the FinOps team with setting goals/KPIs, retrieving data and modeling

  • Partner heavily with our Cloud Governance team to map data process flows, allowing FinOps to gather a single source of data source.

  • Analyze and forecast cloud hosting costs.

  • Provide cost optimization recommendations.

  • Create and maintain month-end and quarter-end reports.

  • Use Agile methodology for planning and execution.

  • Use tools and technology to make data driven decisions.

What Skills You Need

  • Self-starter who can also work with a team to deliver superior customer service

  • Knowledge of financial principles and business analytics.

  • Ability to work with multiple internal teams to provide the best experience for our customers

  • Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints.

  • Ability to analyze and produce meaningful insights from large datasets

  • Strong analytical background with an aptitude for understanding technology

  • Experience with advanced Excel functions required

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud, etc.

  • Experience with Cloud billing and cost management tools and processes

  • Experience in cost management tactics such as enterprise-wide discount programs and commitment plans (Reserved Instances, Savings Plans, Spot, Sustained Use/Committed Use Discounts)

  • Experience with 3rd party cloud cost optimization tools (Cloudability)


Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Undergraduate or master's degree in computer science, management information systems, data analytics

  • +2 years' experience in IT (Business Analytics, Project Management, IT Finance)

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $60,000.00-$85,000.00. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:


Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: 

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Corporate Strategy & Technology

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 1389