Cloud Security Engineer

A Cloud Security Engineer builds, maintains, and enhances protection, detection and alerting on cloud-based infrastructure, services, applications and networks.

Role overview

Cloud Security Engineers are responsible for the secure operations of cloud infrastructure, platforms, and software, including the installation, maintenance, and improvement of cloud computing environments. They also help develop new designs and security strategies across cloud-based applications, including infrastructure, platform, and SaaS.

Cloud Security Engineers
may also be referred to as:
AWS Security Engineer
Azure Security Engineer
Cloud Cybersecurity Engineer
Cloud Infrastructure Security Operations Engineer
Cloud Security Operations Engineer
Customer Success Cloud Security Engineer
GCP Security Engineer
Intern Cloud Security Engineer

Career Path

Map your career path by understanding role relationships

Average Salary

Based upon experience, salary for this role ranges from:
$140,000
National Average
$180,000
$220,000

Responsibilities

Creating cloud-based infrastructure and programs including implementing identity and access management and configuring cloud environments securely.
Performing penetration testing and threat simulations to identify potential risks.
Managing cryptography and encryption in the cloud.
Monitoring for and responding to incidents in the cloud environment.
Keeping cloud infrastructure current, making recommendations, and continually improving cloud security technologies.
Analyzing, designing, and developing programs, shell scripts, tests, and infrastructure automation capabilities.
Working with analysts, engineers, and data scientists across the organization to continually improve cyber resilience.

Tools & Environment

Cloud Security Engineers need experience with designing, implementing secure and highly available infrastructure, services, data storage in hybrid-cloud or commercial cloud environments such as AWS, Azure or GCP.

Certifications

[cyber_job_role_count] Cloud Security Engineer jobs

Resources

Videos

Watch our latest videos, talks an recorded events
Watch

White Papers

Download our whitepapers and printed resources
Learn

Free Courses

Browse our training courses and educational resources
See All

Podcasts

Listen to our podcast features and recorded roundtables
Listen

The CyberSN™ Provider Exchange

The training courses, services, products, and DEI providers you need to take control and accelerate your success.

YOU COULD BE HERE

Get in touch to see your product, training course, service, or DEI support on our provider exchange.
CYBER BUYER

Cyber Security Cloud & SaaS Solutions Outfitter

Invest in Turbo Charging Cyber Security Solutions – Faster Incident Detection, Response and Recovery Times – Get Access To Over 100 New and Emerging Cloud and Cyber Security Software Solutions
Vertex11

Cybersecurity, Risk Management, Continuity of Operations, and Data Protection & Governance

You need expertise to help you manage risk and protect your data from cyber attacks. Whether it’s strategy, cloud security, compliance, or anything in between, Vertex11 is your ultimate resource for getting the job done.
ESCALATE | Point3 Security

Identify Highly Skilled Individuals with ESCALATE Talent Screening

Traditional hiring has a couple of flaws. Human biases prevent good hires. Over-reliance on certifications and years of experience & HR Software and AI often removes top performers. With ESCALATE Talent Screening, your candidates physically demonstrate necessary skills, informing your hiring process far beyond certs or years of experience.
Rapid Ascent, Inc

Ascend with a Career in Cybersecurity

Hands-on, on-the-job training using state-of-the-art AI, gamified live-fire threats with real-world projects, and coaching from industry experts.
CYRISMA

A Cybersecurity SaaS Ecosystem

CYRISMA combines Data Discovery/Data Loss Prevention, Vulnerability Scanning, Configuration Hardening, Score Card Evaluation, Various Reporting and Mitigation planning and Mitigation Execution in a single web-based platform generating Monthly Recurring Revenue for the MSSP.

Get our latest insights. Subscribe to our newsletter.