As Cloud Security Engineers, we build, maintain, upgrade and improve cloud networks and cloud-based systems. We are responsible for the operations of secure cloud infrastructure, platforms, and software. We install, maintain, and upgrade the organization's cloud computing environments and core infrastructure.

Core tasks:

  • creating cloud-based program including implementing identity and accessing management, and configuring cloud environments
  • performing threat imitation and penetration tests to identify and detect risks
  • providing security recommendations on application development
  • managing cryptography and encryption of data
  • monitoring and responding to detected incidents in the cloud environment


Years on other jobs

How many years do people usually work on other jobs before becoming a Cloud Security Engineer?
More than 7 years
Years on other jobs
On average, people work more than more than 7 years in other positions prior to becoming a Cloud Security Engineer.

Position lifespan

How long does a Cloud Security Engineer work in this position across multiple employers?
1-3 years
Position lifespan
On average, a Cloud Security Engineer works in this position for 1-3 years across multiple employers.

Job hopper score

How likely is a Cloud Security Engineer to change companies while holding the same title?
Job hopper score
The job hopper score is Medium for a Cloud Security Engineer.

Career path

Path to job

Fields of study

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Top educational institutions

Explore the list of higher education institutions that a Cloud Security Engineer typically studied at.
George Mason University
New York University




Cloud Security Engineer age distribution

Gender ratio

Cloud Security Engineer gender distribution


Top employers

These companies currently have Cloud Security Engineer positions open.
Direct Insurance Carriers, Insurance Agencies & Brokerages
Large size
Manufacturing - Computer, Computer Systems Design
Large size


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