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.
The infrastructure analyst role is now part of the centralized engineering analytics team, and serves as a stable counterpart for Infrastructure Department. To open a request for infra analyst please open an issue under engineering metrics board
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.