Intern, Cloud Governance Specialist

Foundation Medicine, Inc. - Boston, MA3.5

InternshipEstimated: $61,000 - $78,000 a year

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.


The Intern, Cloud Governance Specialist role is responsible for tracking, analyzing and improving the cost and utilization of high performance computing environments in the Cloud. This includes engaging with cross-functional teams to manage Cloud utilization, costs and set budgets as well as collaborate with teams to develop ways to manage and control costs.

Key Responsibilities:
Develop a clear method to track Cloud spend.
Regularly prepare and present Cloud Health and Spend Status and Dashboards for FMI Executive Leadership and Finance Teams.
Monitor and report costs in Cloud Health.
Generate reports on cloud spend broken down by defined dimensions including but not limited to applications, environments, teams and business units.
Proactively learn new cloud health features, enhancements and integrations.
Engage with teams regularly on team spends and budgets.
Collaborate with teams on budget changes and justification for changes.
Participate with scrum teams as appropriate.
Work with project teams on the predictive cloud cost models of existing and new products/footprint.
Influence and evolve operational best practices for managing cloud cost to budget spend across teams, product lines, and business units.
Engage with teams to justify irregular cloud spend.
Collaborate with cross-functional agile/scrum engineering teams to develop cost controlling mechanisms for project releases and portfolio planning.
Work across multiple agile/scrum teams to influence outcomes for cloud governance project deliverables.
Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
Enrolled in an accredited college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Business Analytics, or Business Administration - Finance.
Basic computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:
Strong oral and written communication skills including the ability to explain cloud spend with internal teams.
Strong analytical skills.
Familiar with cost and usage tools for cloud infrastructure environments.
Demonstrated experience with CloudHealth and AWS Cost Explorer online tools.
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills including Pivot Tables, Graphing, and Trending.
Familiar with using Atlassian enterprise tools such as JIRA and Confluence.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to develop effective financial reports.
Familiar with statistical data analysis programming languages.
Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
Customer focused with the ability to understand how goals map to cost.
Ability to effectively communicate why cost management is critical to the organization.
Able to reflect FMI’s values of Passion, Collaboration, Patients and Innovation.

Foundation Medicine is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, age, or national origin. Further, qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also FMI’s EEO Statement and EEO is the Law and Supplement. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form. (EOE/AAP Employer)

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