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Cloud Engineer job description

A Cloud Engineer designs and manages cloud-based systems for organizations, collaborating with teams to identify optimal solutions, modify systems, and ensure they meet needs. They deploy, debug, and execute initiatives, leveraging relevant certifications and troubleshooting skills.

Use this Cloud Engineer job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.

What is a Cloud Engineer?

A Cloud Engineer is an IT professional responsible for designing and managing cloud-based systems for organizations. They collaborate with teams to identify optimal solutions, modify systems, and ensure they meet the organization’s needs.

What does a Cloud Engineer do?

A Cloud Engineer deploys, debugs, and executes initiatives related to cloud computing. They design, develop, and maintain cloud-based systems, ensuring efficient data storage and adherence to security policies. They also interact with clients, provide cloud support, and make recommendations based on client needs.

Cloud Engineer responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions
  • Modifying and improving existing systems
  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud technologies and initiatives

Job brief

We are looking for a Cloud Engineer to join our team and work with our engineering team to optimize, implement, and maintain our organization’s cloud-based systems. 

A Cloud Engineer’s responsibilities include deploying and debugging systems, as well as executing new cloud initiatives. 

Ultimately, you will work with different IT professionals and teams to ensure our cloud computing systems meet the needs of our organization and customers.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and deploy modular cloud-based systems
  • Develop and maintain cloud solutions in accordance with best practices
  • Ensure efficient functioning of data storage and process functions in accordance with company security policies and best practices in cloud security
  • Identify, analyze, and resolve infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues
  • Regularly review existing systems and make recommendations for improvements
  • Interact with clients, provide cloud support, and make recommendations based on client needs

 

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Cloud Engineer or similar role
  • Azure, AWS, and GCP certifications preferred
  • Troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Client management skills to discuss systems as needed
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Cloud Engineer

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