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A Cloud Engineer is not an entry-level job. Most positions require three to five years of experience, but you can get into a position from several different directions. The steps to becoming a cloud engineer involve:
As a cloud engineer, it's important to have experience with at least one or more of the major public cloud providers, but you also need excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to help clients and customers, and organizational skills to handle the day-to-day management of clients needs.
Most cloud engineers fall into three different categories. Cloud architectures plan the infrastructure, cloud developers perform all the coding, and cloud support engineers work for the cloud service providers.