Cloud Engineer

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We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced Cloud Engineer to join our IT team. As a Cloud Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud infrastructure to support our organization's applications and services. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers and system administrators, to ensure the efficient and secure operation of cloud-based systems. The ideal candidate should have a strong technical background in cloud technologies, excellent problem-solving skills, and a passion for optimizing cloud-based solutions.


  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand business and application requirements and translate them into cloud infrastructure designs and solutions.
  • Design, implement, and maintain cloud-based architectures using platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or others.
  • Implement and manage scalable and cost-effective cloud resources, including virtual machines, databases, storage, and networking components.
  • Ensure the security and compliance of cloud environments, implementing access controls and encryption measures.
  • Optimize cloud infrastructure for performance, scalability, and cost efficiency, regularly monitoring and analyzing resource utilization.
  • Automate cloud infrastructure deployment and management processes using infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools and configuration management systems.
  • Conduct regular backups and disaster recovery planning for cloud-based systems to ensure data availability and business continuity.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve cloud infrastructure issues, collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify and address root causes.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest cloud technologies, best practices, and industry trends to propose enhancements and improvements.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Relevant certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator) are advantageous.
  • Proven experience as a Cloud Engineer or in a similar role, with a track record of designing and managing cloud infrastructure.
  • Strong proficiency in cloud platforms and services, such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools and configuration management systems (e.g., Terraform, Ansible).
  • Understanding of cloud security principles and best practices for data protection and access control.
  • Experience with cloud-based networking and virtualization technologies.
  • Familiarity with serverless computing and event-driven architectures.
  • Knowledge of cloud monitoring and logging tools to proactively manage cloud resources.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex cloud infrastructure challenges.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.