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Cloud Services Engineer

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Currently Employed in Scotland

What is a Cloud Services Engineer

You could play a valuable role in protecting information on behalf of our most important public and private services including healthcare, finance, education and telecommunications.

Top 3 job tasks:

  • Migrating business data from traditional data centres to cloud-based architecture.
  • Monitoring cloud services for potential security threats or technical issues.
  • Developing cloud applications that allow businesses to easily retrieve, analyse and manage their data.

Getting in and Qualifications


There is a diverse range of relevant qualifications available for students looking to begin a career as a Cloud Services Engineer.

Many Cloud Services Engineers will have studied at HNC/HND or degree level in Computer Systems, Cloud Computing or similar.

You may also choose to undertake an Apprenticeship in Engineering or System support. This means you will gain practical work experience while working towards a qualification.


Entry requirements for courses can change. Always contact the college, university or training provider to check exactly what you will need.