Cloud Security Engineer

Build the skills a successful cloud security engineer needs with our library of role-based courses and learning paths. Learn how to design, develop, manage and maintain a secure infrastructure leveraging cloud platform security technologies.

 

THE ROLE

What does a cloud security engineer do?

Cloud security engineers use technical guidance and engineering best practices to securely build and scale cloud-native applications and configure network security defenses within the cloud environment. These individuals are proficient in identity and access management (IAM), using cloud technology to provide data protection, container security, networking, system administration and zero-trust architecture. 

THE DETAILS

Cloud security engineer career paths

Domain knowledge

  • System administration
  • Systems architecture

Related job titles

  • Information security engineer
  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Security systems engineer
  • IT security engineer
  • IS architect
  • System security administrator
  • Security solutions architect
  • Cybersecurity architect

Associated NICE Work Roles

All Infosec training maps directly to the NICE Workforce Framework for Cybersecurity to guide you from beginner to expert across 52 Work Roles.

  • Security Architect
  • Systems Testing and Evaluation Specialist
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • System Administrator
  • Cyber Infrastructure Support Specialist
  • Information Systems Security Developer

Training Material

Suggested courses for cloud security engineers

Plans & pricing

  • Infosec Skills Personal

    • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Ethical Hacking, Threat Hunting)
    • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
    • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, Security+)
    • Skill assessments
    • Infosec peer community support
  • Infosec Skills Teams

    $799 per license / year

    • Team administration and reporting
    • Single sign-on (SSO)
      Easily authenticate and manage your learners by connecting to any identity provider that supports the SAML 2.0 standard.
    • API
      Retrieve training performance and engagement metrics and integrate learner data into your existing LMS or HRS.
    • 190+ role-guided learning paths (e.g., Incident Response)
    • 100s of hands-on labs in cloud-hosted cyber ranges
    • Custom certification practice exams (e.g., CISSP, CISA)
    • Skill assessments
    • Create and assign custom learning paths
    • Dedicated client success manager

Unlock 7 days of free cloud security engineer training

  • 1,400+ hands-on courses and labs
  • Certification practice exams
  • Skill assessments