There is no magic when reducing or analyzing infrastructure spend, it just requires a good understanding of what our own usage and architecture looks like and how we get billed for it.
Therefore, if requesting help or a review from an infrastructure analyst you should try to provide as much information as possible. Some of the most important pieces of information to provide are:
If one or more of these is not known, then you should partner with the infrastructure analyst so you can define these together.
There is a separately maintained board for infra-analytics that is for ad-hoc requests specifically related to Infrastrutcture Analyst role Find more info at infra-analytics board handbook page
This section will go through the general skills that are needed to succeed as an infrastructure analyst. The skillset requires a mix of understanding that dips into three main areas: engineering, finance, and data.