Cloud Computing Job Roles

Cloud Computing Job Roles:

It’s raining jobs in Cloud!

  • Companies of all sizes are moving in greater numbers to the cloud while cloud providers continue to grow their operations to support more and workloads.
  • An IDC report released in 2012 estimated a worldwide growth of 14 million Cloud-based jobs by the end of 2015.

There are about 100 jobs chasing each qualified candidate at this point in time, according to technical recruiters.

With a cloud, many roles will be redefined or replace with new roles.

  1. Cloud System Engineer / I.T. Professional

    1. Responsible to implement and operate the Virtual Systems that support the cloud implementation.
    2. To build and configure Virtual Network and provision Virtual Machines, Storage Accounts, Databases, Network Load Balancer, Gateways etc.
    3. They’re responsible for the scale-in/scale-out infrastructure.
    4. you have system engineering experience, holistic understanding of the Internet and hosting from the network layer up through the application layer.
    5. you Should have experience in the 24×7 hosting environment.
    6. Should have knowledge of using maintaining and monitoring tools, scripting, configuration management tools, network security, firewalls etc…
  2. Application Developers / Software Engineer

    1. Responsible for design and development of different types of software applications that integrate with cloud service providers.
    2. Developers can take advantage of management services such as databases, storages, queues, caches, workflows, and more to bring new applications to market quicker and cheaper than ever before.
    3. They need to understand how these managed services can be used to build highly available, a fault-tolerant and scalable application.
    4. Increasingly, job requirements for developer opportunities are adding Cloud Computing as a must-have skill.
    5. Require credentials: Computer Science engineering with 2+ years of professional experience in software development. you have an excellent understanding of at least one language like C#, Java, PHP, Python etc.
  3. DevOps Engineers

    1. Responsible for Automation of deployment and configuration of applications.
    2. DevOps represents a merger between development and operations. It breaks down the barrier of developers and operations engineers with the goal of streamlining the application lifecycle.
    3. The role often is responsible managing the infrastructure through version-control source files can be used to recreate Cloud environments in hours, minutes instead of weeks, days under the traditional model.
    4. DevOps is more attainable now than it ever has been with the ease of automation infrastructure, software services, making it a natural choice for developers and/or system administrators with scripting experience.
  4. Cloud Architect

    1. Should possess a strong understanding of how to design and build Cloud environments to ensure that systems are scalable, reliable, secure and supportable and that they achieve business performance and budgetary objectives.
    2. Their knowledge of a Cloud platform is broad enough to know which services are best suited for any particular situation including whether or not a hybrid environment makes sense.
    3. Should have significant experience designing, installing and administrating virtualized environments.
    4.  lead migration projects to move companies into the Cloud.
    5.  design for disaster recovery and mitigation.
    6. They will be required in companies which build applications and/or infrastructure in the Cloud.
    7. Required credentials: Engineers with 8 to 10 years of experience dealing with large-scale, multi-platform networks, expert level knowledge of Linux and Windows OS. High-level understanding or programming languages. Significant experience designing, installing and administrating virtualized environments.
  5. Services Developer

  6. System Administrator

  7. Sales Executive

  8. Consultant

Cloud Computing Platforms and Certifications:

  1. Microsoft Azure Certifications
  2. AWS Certification
  3. Salesforce
  4. Google Cloud Platform CloudAcademy
  5. IBM Certified Solution Advisor — Cloud Computing Architecture
  6. IBM Certified Solution Architect — Cloud Computing Infrastructure




Mr. Sandeep Soni, CEO & Founder of Deccansoft Software Services.He has over 21years of Experience in Teaching and Development using Microsoft Technologies. Since 1997, of the total 100000+ students Deccansoft has trained, he has personally trained over 60,000+ students and we are proud of him because almost every student he had trained is very happy with the quality and many are well placed in various I.T Firms.

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