Cloud Efficiency Engineer Photography Platform

Adobe Systems Incorporated San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

Adobe's Cloud Photography Services team is looking for a full time cloud efficiency engineer to join our team in San Jose. We are seeking a cloud services expert to drive cost efficiency and optimization efforts for a large scale cloud platform. You will be driving the strategy and engineering efforts needed to gain insights into spend and develop cost control & optimization tools/techniques. You will also be working closely with upper management, product management, finance and platform engineering teams to advance the cost efficiency goals for Adobe's photography products.



  • Work closely with cloud platform engineering team to drive cost optimized public cloud deployment architectures.

  • Define cost control KPIs for large scale cloud platform deployments.

  • Implement strategies for tracking, monitoring and continuous improvement of these cost control KPIs.

  • Develop models for forecasting cost of running and adding new features to the cloud platform.

  • Work closely with other product teams in the company to reconcile and share best practices in running cost effective cloud platform service.


  • Design and implement tagging and tracking of resources on public clouds (AWS, Azure, ...).

  • Design and develop ETL pipeline for ingesting resource level metrics from public clouds in to data analytics platform.

  • Develop and implement system for identifying, reporting and right-sizing underutilized resources.

  • Develop best practices and deployment tooling to keep the infrastructure tidy.

  • identify areas of cost optimization and apply machine learning techniques to find and automate corrective actions.


  • Design and implement dashboards to surface cost projections, cost inefficiencies and cost optimization opportunities.

  • Collaborate with product management and finance teams to produce reports that could influence product and business model evolution.

  • Design and implement dashboards for upper management on cost of running service and cost breakdown at product feature level.


  • University degree Bachelors in CS or Engineering

  • 2-3 years of experience in Engineering

  • 2+ years in Business analyst/Data analyst capacity is a plus

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) is highly preferred

  • Expertise in data modeling tools & experience creating and maintaining complex financial/cost models

  • Experience with business intelligence reporting tools like Tableau

  • Ability to work independently, within a rapidly growing & evolving environment

  • Experience in a Software/SaaS company working with Ops/Engineering/DevOps teams a big plus

  • Experience presenting and partnering with senior leadership a big plus


  • Strong software engineering and data analysis background

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to investigate complex issues and drive to completion

  • Ability to analyze large, complex data sets to produce clear, actionable recommendations to reduce cost

  • Ability to work effectively in a globally distributed team, managing multiple priorities while collaborating with cross-functional teams

At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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Cloud Efficiency Engineer Photography Platform

Adobe Systems Incorporated