As a cloud engineer you will be an IT professional who is in charge of all technicalities connected to the growing cloud infrastructure of a company. Your roles can vary from being a cloud architect to developer, ensuring the everyday-used technology, such as streaming services, are run and administrated well.
This job requires a good knowledge of programming languages and different operating systems, such as Linux, which physics students usually learn about during their studies.
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Starting salary £35,000 to £45,000
Senior position £50,000 to £60,000+
Usually 9am to 5pm, overtime might be needed for some projects.
Cloud Engineers are in very high demand and can expect high salary as well as significant progression during their careers.
Skills Valued by Employers
- Ability to learn and develop new tech skills as required
- Attention to detail
- Strong communication skills, verbal and written
- Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independently to deliver objectives
- Problem-solving skills
- Experience in system maintenance, recovery and administration across Linux and Windows
- Experience with programming languages, such as Python
- Knowing when to take initiative, speak up and to be prepared to do so