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Top 10 In-Demand Cloud Computing Roles And Responsibilities

Top 10 In-Demand Cloud Computing Roles And Responsibilities

To attain more efficiency and performance, businesses worldwide have started leveraging the benefits of cloud infrastructure as it offers advantages like cost-efficiency, flexibility, low-cost storage and more. Within a short span, the number of jobs around cloud computing has increased tremendously.

According to sources, the cloud infrastructure market in India is estimated to expand at a compound annual growth rate CAGR of ~23.61% during the forecast period (2019-2024) and will reach a value of INR 196.46 Bn by 2024. As we see increasing popularity in the domain, here are the top ten in-demand cloud computing roles and responsibilities that one can look forward to.

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(The list is in no particular order)

Cloud Architect

About: Cloud Architect are the IT professionals whose tasks relate to designing and building cloud computing architecture. They must have a good understanding of programming languages, security, operating systems and of course, networking such as DNS, Ip addresses, TCP/IP, among others.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Developing and effectively managing cloud systems
  • Designing the cloud environment that meets the needs of organisations
  • Evaluate the cloud applications in a regular manner
  • Bridging the gaps between complex business problems and solutions in the cloud

Pay Scale: The average salary of Cloud Architect is INR 1841K per year.

Cloud Network Engineer

About: Cloud Network Engineers usually work with computer hardware and software to allow users with access to shared resources. They specialise in migrating functions and networks to private, public, and hybrid cloud infrastructures.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Designing, planning and implementing client-specific cloud solutions
  • Ensuring the cloud network is responsive to user demands
  • Implementing effective security strategies on cloud networks

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Pay Scale: The average salary is INR 503K per year.

Cloud Automation Engineer

About: Cloud Automation Engineer plays a central role in collecting and processing demands to transform application delivery for the cloud in an agile manner. They provide support and documentation to assist in sustaining projects during the transition to production. 

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Deploying new modules, upgrading as well as making fixes to the production environment
  • Evaluates the existing applications and provides recommendations to improve performance by directing gap analysis, assisting in the scope of modifications, etc.
  • Performs maintenance and updates due to variances in requirements or implementations

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Pay Scale: The average salary is INR 1,119K per year.

Cloud Developer

About: Cloud Developer usually analyses customer needs, designing systems, does coding as well as debugging. They also monitor and fix issues with the cloud applications so that the customers experience minimal downtime.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Designing and implementing cloud infrastructures
  • Capturing services using performance indicators
  • Development of workflows and processes
  • Document integration solutions

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Pay Scale: The average salary is INR 514K per year.

Cloud System Administrator

About: Cloud System Administrator manages the situations of the cloud infrastructure services, including the multiple cloud servers. The administrator also leads, overseas, and maintains the multiuser computing environment as per the organisation’s necessities.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • They develop, configure and manage the systems that constitute the underlying cloud platform
  • Establish and execute the cloud operations as per the specifications and parameters
  • Assist in setting up the public as well as private cloud systems

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Pay Scale: The average salary is INR 799K per year.

Cloud Security Manager

About: Cloud Security Manager supports the data privacy and security compliance objectives in an organisation. They look into the cybersecurity goals of an organisation and maintain it efficiently. 

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Designing and implementing cloud solutions across vendors 
  • Oversee infrastructure and microservices security architecture
  • Reviewing the infrastructure & microservices network and data architecture
  • Identifying the necessary security architecture requirements 

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Pay Scale: The average salary at Accenture is INR 449K – 485K per year.

Cloud Product Manager

About: Cloud Product Manager manages the existing cloud products and services along with creating and integrating new products. They conduct industry and market research in order to determine product demand, positioning and availability.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

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  • Lead the development of product strategies
  • Lead the beta deployments
  • Develop specialised training on new products
  • Understand data network technology environments

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Pay Scale: The average salary is INR 16-30 lakhs per year.

Cloud Access Security Broker

About: Cloud Access Security Brokers provide visibility and control over data and threats in the cloud to meet enterprise security requirements. They help enterprise security professionals to gain visibility into the cloud, particularly unsanctioned software-as-a-service (SaaS) usage, or Shadow IT.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Cloud governance and risk assessment
  • Control over native features of cloud services, like collaboration and sharing
  • Data encryption and key management
  • Contextual access control

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Pay Scale: The average salary is INR 15-50 Lakhs per year.

Cloud Sales Manager

About: Cloud Sales Manager secures business for accounts that offer services like managed applications, hosting, enterprise cloud services and other such.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Providing Cloud Services across all verticals
  • Developing and nurturing a network of high-quality Cloud service providers
  • Ensuring clean handoff from pre-sales to appropriate delivery resources

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Pay Scale: The average salary in the US is INR 60 lakh per year.

Cloud Broker

About: Cloud Broker manages the use, performance and delivery of cloud services and negotiates relationships between cloud providers and cloud consumers.

Responsibilities: Some of its responsibilities include-

  • Enhancing a given service by improving some specific capability and providing value-added services to cloud consumers
  • Combining and integrating multiple services into one or more new services
  • Providing data integration and ensuring a secure data movement between the cloud consumer and multiple cloud providers.

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Pay Scale: The average salary in the US starts from INR 8 Lakhs.

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