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Arctic Wolf, fresh off its unicorn valuation, is the leader in security operations in an exciting and fast-growing industry—cybersecurity. How fast are we growing? Well, Arctic Wolf was highly ranked in the Deloitte Fast Technology 500 for North America in both 2019 (#25) and 2020 (#104)! We have doubled headcount, customers, and revenue for five years running.

We are also cultivating a collaborative and productive work environment that welcomes a diversity of backgrounds and ideas to make our teams even stronger. In fact, we are recognized as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work (bizjournals.com).

As we believe in corporate responsibility, Arctic Wolf offices across North America participate in volunteer programs throughout their communities. We’ve also earned distinction from TravelWise for our efforts in promoting sustainable transportation.

About the role

Arctic Wolf is hunting for a Financial Operations Cloud Economist to join our pack. Our mission is to end Cyber Risk! Our systems running globally and processing hundreds of billions of events per day and still seeing exponential growth. It’s easy to see the need to maintain regular governance on our operational costs and forecasting. FinOps is not just a function, it is the opportunity to define and develop what world class Financial Operations is and does, the kind that others model their teams from. You will bring a financial expert’s perspective to R&D, combining financial operations best practices with cost tracking, modelling and optimization recommendations in a technical space.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Develop insights and views into cost and usage data that enables technical and executive stakeholders to understand spend.

  • Maintain responsibility for ensuring that our costs are well understood and work with the rest of the team to identify and drive optimization activities.

  • Establish cost anomaly detection and alerting processes.

  • Partner with the Finance teams to develop cost forecasts and projections.

  • Contribute to department budget and expense management and tracking

  • Strive for rigour in our cost tracking and modelling that aligns with financial reporting best practices.

  • Partner with data developers to define requirements for repeated cost reporting and ad-hoc analyses.

  • Partner with R&D teams and AWS SME’s to accurately cost out new implementations.

  • Investigate data patterns and cost anomalies to derive insightful knowledge that can inform strategic and operational decisions & changes.

  • Promote a culture of cost ownership and financial rigour and responsibility across the organisation.

About you

  • Speak both finance and tech.

  • Proficient in gathering information from various sources, analyzing, and presenting

  • Experience designing reporting and monitoring to ensure awareness of cost trending.

  • Have developed and maintained complex models to explain and accurately predict cost.

  • Experience in cloud expense management using FinOps disciplines within a cloud platform.

  • Experience with budgeting and rigorous financial reporting practices.

  • Practical knowledge of native cloud provider cost management capabilities and pricing models.

  • Bonus: Familiarity with cost structure of AWS products and services.

  • Bonus: Some experience or exposure with capacity planning and rightsizing.

Interview process

The interview process is approximately as follows:

  • Phone pre-screening: A recruiter contacts you to briefly discuss your work history and provide an overview of Arctic Wolf. Approximately 30 minutes.

  • Technical assessment: A recruiter sends you a link to a straightforward technical assessment that is relevant to the role you are applying for. Approximately 1 hour.

  • Face-to-face interviews: Several team members conduct two interviews to learn more about you and provide more information about your potential role and team. Be prepared to collaborate on a technical problem and talk more about past projects and your career goals. Approximately 1 hour per interview.

Security Requirements

  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AW’s Information Security policies, standards, processes, and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of AW business information assets.

Interview process

The interview process is approximately as follows:

  • Phone pre-screening: A recruiter contacts you to briefly discuss your work history and provide an overview of Arctic Wolf. Approximately 30 minutes.

  • Technical assessment: A recruiter sends you a link to a straightforward technical assessment that is relevant to the role you are applying for. Approximately 1 hour.

  • Face-to-face interviews: Several team members conduct two interviews to learn more about you and provide more information about your potential role and team. Be prepared to collaborate on a technical problem and talk more about past projects and your career goals. Approximately 1 hour per interview.

Security Requirements

  • Conducts duties and responsibilities in accordance with AW’s Information Security policies, standards, processes, and controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of AW business information assets.

Employment Requirements:

Each successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal background check and an employment verification as a condition of employment.

Working at Arctic Wolf: 

Arctic Wolf recognizes that success comes from delighting our customers, so we work together to ensure that happens every day. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and truly value the unique qualities all employees bring to the organization. And we appreciate that—by protecting people’s and organizations’ sensitive data and aiming to end cyber risk— we get to work in an industry that is fundamental to the greater good.

All wolves receive compelling compensation and benefits packages, including:

  • Equity for all employees
  • Paid paternity and maternity leave
  • Training and career development programs

If you're excited about this role, but do not meet all of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We review all applications and still may consider you the right person for the role or have another open position where you’re the perfect fit.

Arctic Wolf is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law.

Arctic Wolf is committed to fostering a welcoming, accessible, respectful, and inclusive environment that ensures equal access and participation for people with disabilities. Please let us know if you require any accommodations by emailing [email protected]


More Information on Arctic Wolf
Arctic Wolf operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in Eden Prairie, MN, Provo, UT and Sunnyvale , CA. Arctic Wolf was founded in 2012. It has 810 total employees. To see all 112 open jobs at Arctic Wolf, click here.
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