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Cloud Engineer Courses

Cloud Engineers are systems and network engineers who specialise in multi-cloud technologies. They assist organisations (or clients) migrate to cloud-based networks — designing multi-cloud configurations, then deploying and managing the cloud environment.

As a Cloud Engineer you’ll need an extensive working knowledge of private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructures, plus experience working with the major service providers (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud). You may also need to attend client meetings and lead ICT project teams.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Cloud Engineers earn?

In Australia, a full time Cloud Engineer generally earns $2,021 per week ($105, 092 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience and technical expertise you can expect a higher salary than people who are new in the role.

What are the job opportunities for Cloud Engineers?

Opportunities for Systems and Cloud Engineers are expected to grow strongly over the next 5 years as thousands of jobs open up in this field. Cloud Engineers are employed in all industries and employment sectors especially by ICT, scientific, technical, education government and financial services organisations.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Cloud Engineer?

Cloud Engineers usually have a Bachelor’s degree in computer science but you can get started with a VET qualification and solid coding skills. Try the Diploma of Information Technology Networking or the Graduate Certificate in Information Technology and Strategic Management. These courses take 12-18 months to complete. It would also be beneficial to compete vendor certifications with the leading cloud providers (Amazon, Microsoft, and Google).

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within it networks and system administration. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.