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FinOps For Engineering

This online, self-paced course will help engineers understand how to work effectively with FinOps teams, finance, procurement, product, and management teams to manage cloud use and cost more efficiently.

Who Is It For

This is a practitioner level course which will look at FinOps from the perspective of engineers. Engineers and ops team members, such as Lead Software Engineer, Principal Systems Engineer, Service Delivery Manager, Engineering Manager, DevOps Engineer, DevOps Manager, or SecOps Team members focused on building and supporting services for the organization will benefit from the knowledge gained.
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What You’ll Learn

This course is designed to help engineers and those who architect, design, construct, and operate software solutions and infrastructure in the public cloud to understand how to work effectively with FinOps teams, finance, procurement, product, and management teams to manage cloud use and cost more efficiently and to derive more business value from cloud. Your company might call FinOps by the name Cloud Financial Management or Cloud Economics, and may refer to your FinOps team as the Cloud Business Office, Cloud Center of Excellence, Cloud Management team or other names.
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What It Prepares You For

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
Describe what FinOps or Cloud Financial Management is, and why it is necessary; understand how FinOps relates to other software engineering methodologies/disciplines; understand basic financial concepts and why they are important to the business; understand the fundamental capabilities and functions needed to manage public cloud cost and usage; describe the responsibilities of engineering and operations team members in the performance of those functions; and explain strategies engineers can take to integrate cost awareness into architecture, design, build and operate processes, and how to better integrate with other functional groups to derive more value from public cloud use.
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Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of cloud engineering practices is recommended.