The skills required for Cloud Security Engineers are as follows:
Deep familiarity with secure software development guidelines from authoritative bodies like NIST, OWASP, SANS.
Experience with application / platform hardening especially on public cloud platforms.
Experience with enterprise application security governance process.
Knowledge of micro-service development using Java, and Node.js.
Good knowledge of DevOps and commonly used DevOps tools to implement a CI/CD model, such as Jira, Jenkins, etc. Must be able to script Jenkins jobs, etc.