Grow your cloud career
Why you should consider a career in cloud computing
Cloud computing is one of the fastest growing industries, so investing in developing your cloud skills is good for your career and for your business.
New to the cloud? Start here.
Learn the basics of Google Cloud, earn your first skill badge, and launch your career in cloud. Getting Started: Create and Manage Cloud Resources is designed for beginners to get an interactive overview of fundamental cloud tools and services.
Which cloud career path is right for you?
Career options in cloud computing are diverse and growing, and not all paths require a deep technical background. Find your next job and develop in-demand skills with these free learning resources from Google Cloud. When you complete any of the training below, you'll have the opportunity to earn Google Cloud skill badges that you can share on your resume or with your professional networks.
The Need for data analysis skills grew by 86% from 2013 to 2018. If you're excited by the idea of working with data to drive change, consider the Data Analyst path. Data Analysts work to gain insights quickly from large amounts of data in order to inform business decisions. Data analysts are needed across industries and may work in marketing, sales, product, finance or other business functions.
From 2013 to 2019, data science postings have rocketed 256%. While a Data Analyst typically uses data to answer questions from business stakeholders, a Data Scientist uses data to make intelligent business predictions and continually improves the way the business utilizes data. Data Scientists have extensive mathematical training and may program their own systems for specialized collection and analysis. Data Scientists aim to make accurate predictions about the future using in-depth data modeling and deep learning.
Start learningExplore ML models with Explainable AI skill badge
Cloud programming requires a different skill set from traditional app development. Cloud Application Developers test and deploy software and scale database solutions powered by cloud platforms. In cloud development, there is a strong emphasis on infrastructure, performance, and integration across multiple systems.
Start learningBuild Interactive Apps with Google Assistant skill badge
In the U.S., cloud engineers was one of the three most in-demand jobs in 2019. If you have education or experience in IT, consider expanding your career as a Cloud Engineer. Cloud Engineers perform several essential functions needed by organizations using cloud, including setting up cloud infrastructure, deploying applications, and monitoring cloud systems and operations.
Start learningSetup and Configure a Cloud Environment skill badge
Digitally transform your business with cloud
Get your business online, develop and maintain your web presence using cloud, and set yourself up for digital transformation and data driven success.
Build a web presence
Using cloud technology
Grow your business without having to build and maintain your own IT infrastructure. Use cloud computing to automate and scale your IT function by letting companies like Google do all the heavy lifting for you.
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How to showcase your Google Cloud skills
- A skill badge demonstrates an acquired Google Cloud skill and is specific to the knowledge you need to successfully complete a specific task. Pick one of the skills above to get started
- Visit Qwiklabs to start developing your Google Cloud skills
- Complete the skill test challenge lab at the end of the quest to earn a Google Cloud skill badge
- Share your skill badge on your social profiles or resume