Cloud Engineer

Cloud Engineer

Cloud computing allows organizations of all sizes to make use of technical resources and platforms traditionally only available to large enterprises. A Cloud Engineer oversees the design and development of systems that live in or make use of the cloud.


What they love about their jobs

Creative professionals talk about their favorite parts of their day.

Scott Pierce
"Cloud computing has opened up many new pathways to innovative solutions - allowing me to experiment with new approaches."
Scott Pierce
Cloud Engineer at Two Ravens

Where this is needed

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Science
The science industry is a vast and diverse field that encompasses research, development, and application in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering.
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Gaming
A massively growing industry that needs creatives of all kinds not only to build games, but to plan the characters, create the campaigns, and envision what’s next.
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Marketing
The key to marketing is clear and persuasive storytelling, and that means writing, design, digital experiences, photography and a lot more that goes into bringing a brand’s value to its customers convincingly.
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Automotive
The automotive industry is in a renaissance of electrification and design, demanding creative approaches to redefining for the public concepts like performance, fuel, and the America ideal of the open road.
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Healthcare
Healthcare and health insurance brands offer a complex service which means creative leadership is required to differentiate and clarify a complicated and often stressful experience for the consumer.

Skills to thrive in this field

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Software Engineering
Be able to architect, design, develop, debug, and deploy software
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Research and Development
Keep up to date on new trends in theoretical and applied technology
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Business Analysis
Be able to understand and translate business needs into software and/or software specifications
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Budget Management
Be able to accurately predict service usage and track cloud expenditures

Commonly used tools

Python
A programming language that lets you work quickly and integrate systems more effectively
Visual Studio Code
Visual Studio Code
A code editor used to build and debug modern web and cloud applications
GitHub
GitHub
An open source community platform to post your code and collaborate
Ubuntu
A distribution of the Linux operating system that is popular for cloud computing
Docker
Docker
A developer platform used for building, sharing, and running applications
Kubernetes
An open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications
Jenkins
An open source automation server that helps automate the parts of software development related to building, testing, and deploying
Amazon Web Services
Amazon Web Services
A cloud computing platform by Amazon
MS Azure
MS Azure
A cloud computing platform by Microsoft
Google Compute Engine (GCE)
Google Compute Engine
A cloud computing service by Google
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