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Job responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineering and development teams to assess optimal cloud solutions
  • Develop and manage cloud solutions following the best practices
  • Design, develop and deploy modular cloud-based systems
  • Review, modify and improve existing systems
  • Take initiatives in learning and implementing new cloud technologies
  • Ensure efficient data storage, processing, and security policies
  • Identify, analyze, and fix weak points in cloud infrastructure and deployment issues
  • Communicate with clients to offer optimal cloud support based on their requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, IT, Mathematics, or relevant field
  • 3+ years of experience as a Cloud Engineer (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Experience in following relevant areas, including ETL process, database architecture, business intelligence, big data, machine learning, advanced analytics
  • Knowledge of multiple cloud computing platforms, including OpenStack, Docker, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Strong understanding of networking and internet protocols and shared networks
  • Experience working on different databases, including SQL and NoSQL
  • Hands-on knowledge of open-source technology, software development, and system engineering

Preferred skills

  • Azure, AWS, and GCP certifications will be considered
  • Understanding of web services, APIs: REST and/or RPC
  • Proven troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Experience with CI/CD systems
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent client management and project management skills

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How to become a cloud engineer?

A cloud engineer is an IT expert who is in charge of all technical aspects of cloud computing, such as design, planning, management, maintenance, and support. Cloud computing solutions have become increasingly popular as businesses around the world move away from onsite data centers and server rooms. The majority of large businesses are migrating their business applications and data storage to cloud-based services. The shift to cloud services is the top strategic objective for more than half of those firms' IT teams.
Companies require highly qualified engineers to manage their cloud usage, which includes application creation, resource allocation and maintenance, and successful use of the industry's leading cloud services—Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.

What is the scope in cloud engineering?

The future of cloud computing has shifted dramatically in recent years. With the help of digital technologies, the world is now tightly connected. One of the key causes for the shift in cloud computing's scope is this. The number of jobs, technology, and research investments required to determine the future reach of cloud computing has risen as well. As a result, we've noticed a lot of interesting cloud computing developments.
Cloud engineer jobs have been named one of the most in-demand IT occupations, owing to the high number of companies transferring business functions to the cloud. According to NetEnrich research, 68 percent of enterprise IT departments are currently embracing public cloud infrastructure. The demand for cloud-experienced technologists has risen considerably as firms migrate away from on-premise infrastructure models and toward a cloud-first approach when upgrading or developing new environments.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a cloud engineer?

A cloud engineer is an IT expert who is in charge of a variety of technical tasks related to cloud computing. Solutions architects, cloud developers, and system operations engineers are the three main sorts of cloud engineers. Cloud engineer tasks and responsibilities may vary depending on the categories listed above. Let me explain each of these jobs in more detail:

  1. Solutions architect: These are the people who will be involved in the infrastructure and application development. As a result, extensive technical skills and experience in creating distributed applications and systems on the cloud platform are required. Simply said, they're in charge of drawing out blueprints for application designs. Some of their roles are as follows:
  • Designing and deploying cloud-based applications that are dynamically scalable, available, fault-tolerant, and dependable
  • Choosing the right cloud services to create and deploy an app depending on the requirements
  • Using cloud platforms to migrate complex, multi-tier apps
  • On cloud platforms, designing and deploying enterprise-wide scalable operations
  • Putting cost-cutting measures in place
  1. Cloud developer: These individuals are in charge of coding and application development, as the term suggests. They are expected to be knowledgeable about cloud architecture best practices. Cloud developers work on cloud-based application development, deployment, and debugging. They should be able to:
  • Skills for designing, deploying, and debugging cloud applications expertise in at least one high-level programming language
  • Writing applications requires knowledge of APIs, command-line interfaces, and SDKs.
  • Knowledge of cloud service providers' key features
  • Management of the application lifetime is something you should be aware of.
  • Ability to deploy programs using continuous integration and distribution pipelines
  • The ability to code is required to deploy critical security measures.
  • Writing, correcting, and debugging code modules are all skills you'll need.
  • Skills in coding for serverless applications
  • The utilization of containers in development processes is something that you should be aware of.
  1. System operations engineer: These are system administrators who assume control of the application after it has been planned and developed. They are in charge of managing and monitoring the majority of the activities that occur during the development process. They should be able to perform the following tasks:
  • Worked as a systems administrator in a systems operations capacity with relevant experience
  • Experience monitoring and auditing systems Ability to work with virtualization technology
  • Networking concepts (e.g., DNS, TCP/IP, and firewalls) are required.
  • Ability to interpret architectural specifications
  • Knowledge of how to implement and control the flow of data to and from a service provider Ability to deploy, manage and run scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems
  • Ability to choose appropriate services based on computing, data, or security needs.
  • Ability to calculate utilization costs and determine operational cost control measures
  • The capacity to offload on-premises workloads to service providers.

How to become a cloud engineer?

The following education, certifications, and experience are typically required for cloud engineer jobs:

Education: For a cloud engineer job, you should have a bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a comparable field with similar skills. A Master of Science degree is preferred by several employers.

Certifications: To demonstrate technical proficiency in one or more areas, some organizations prefer additional certificates in addition to schooling and experience. Among the most popular certifications are certifications for key providers like AWS and Microsoft, as well as certifications for skill sets like cloud security.

Experience: Most businesses want cloud engineers that have at least three to five years of expertise with cloud services, including open-source technology, software development, system engineering, scripting languages, and working with numerous cloud providers. Cloud engineers must also have experience developing or designing cloud-based online services.

Experience with programming languages such as Java, Python, and Ruby is required for cloud engineer jobs. Many businesses are looking for cloud engineers with knowledge of OpenStack, Linux, AWS, Rack space, Google Compute Engine, Microsoft Azure, and Docker. APIs, orchestration, automation, DevOps, and databases, especially NoSQL, are all valuable skills.

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Skills required to become a cloud engineer

The first step is to begin studying the core skills that will help you land a high-paying Cloud Engineer job. Let's see what you need to know.

1. Linux

Cloud engineers should be well-versed in the Linux operating system, which is widely used in cloud development. Cloud engineers should be familiar with Linux server architecture, maintenance, and administration. Open source, easy customization, security, and other advantages make Linux a programmers' delight. Because cloud providers are aware of this, we see Linux being used on a variety of cloud platforms.

2. Programming

Cloud engineers should be proficient in a variety of programming languages, including SQL, Java, Python, Ruby, Golang, PHP, and.NET. When it comes to cloud engineering abilities, you can't overlook the role of developers in the computer world. Developers can swiftly create, deploy, and manage apps. This property is used in cloud computing for scalability and strength. As a result, understanding the right programming languages or frameworks might be beneficial.

3. Networking

Virtual networks and generic network management operations are important for cloud engineers to grasp. Because centralized computing resources are shared for clients over the Cloud, networking is linked to cloud computing. It's sparked a trend of moving more network management operations to the cloud, reducing the need for customer devices to operate the network.

4. DevOps

If you're a software developer or an operations engineer, you're well aware of the problems that these professionals face daily as they operate in a variety of settings. DevOps combines the development and operations approaches into a single package, reducing work dependencies and bridging the gap between the two groups. Because DevOps is a popular cloud engineering framework, having a practical understanding of DevOps processes might be beneficial to employers. AWS DevOps, in particular, is highly sought-after expertise among cloud providers.

5. Containerization

Containers provide a logical packaging technique for applications, allowing them to be separated from the environment in which they function. Regardless of whether the target environment is a private data center, public cloud, or even a developer's laptop, this decoupling allows container-based apps to be deployed easily and consistently. Understanding how popular containers such as Kubernetes and Docker function can help your resume stand out not only in the Cloud sector but also in the software domain in general.

6. Virtualization

Engineers working in the cloud should be able to deploy and operate application software on virtual machines. Virtualization is critical in enabling organizations to access scalable, fault-tolerant resources. Working knowledge of virtualization or services such as virtual machines, EC2, and Lambda would be a significant step toward Serverless Computing. As a result, it's a top-tier cloud engineer expertise.

7. Understanding of cloud providers

Understanding what each offer can boost a cloud engineer's knowledge and make them more valuable to companies, as technical cloud features and engineering procedures vary amongst service providers.

8. Security and recovery

Cloud security is concerned with safeguarding the data, applications, and infrastructures associated with cloud computing. It's not dissimilar to the security of on-premise architectures. However, because everything is migrating to the Cloud, it is critical to gain a handle on it.

9. Web services and APIs

Open standards such as XML (Extensible Markup Language), SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol), WSDL (Web Services Description Language), and UDDI (Universal Description, Discovery, and Integration) should be familiar to cloud engineers, as well as an understanding of how APIs are built.

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How to get a remote cloud engineer job?

You must devise an effective job-search strategy while gaining as much practical experience as possible. Consider what you're looking for and how you'll use that information to narrow down your search before you start looking for jobs. When it comes to showing employers that you are job-ready, it's all about getting your hands dirty and putting your skills to use. As a result, continuing to learn and improve is vital. The more open source, volunteer, or freelancing projects you work on, the more you'll have to talk about in an interview.
Turing provides the best remote cloud engineer jobs available, all of which are customized to your professional objectives as a Scala developer. Working with cutting-edge technologies to solve complex technical and business problems will help you expand quickly. Join a network of the world's best developers to get a full-time, long-term remote cloud engineer job with higher pay and professional advancement.

Why become a cloud engineer at Turing?

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Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their cloud engineers?

Turing's Cloud engineers are free to set their own rates. Turing, on the other hand, will suggest a salary at which we believe we can provide you with a fulfilling and long-term opportunity. Our recommendations are based on our research of market conditions and our perceptions of customer desire.

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