Do you want to immigrate and work as a could engineer in Turkey? The Visa Library team will bring you the requirements and the process you have to follow. This is your ultimate guide.
What items do you need to immigrate to Turkey as a cloud engineer?
The items or requirements to immigrate and work in Turkey as a cold engineer could change by your nationality and your special case. For instance, you might have to get your education degree verified in Turkey or your home country.
Also, the Turkish employer might ask you for further items, and it’s up to their decision. So it is with the Turkish immigration officials. They might ask for further documents or certifications by your nationality. But the general items are as follows;
Have a related educational degree.
You often might need an educational degree to work as a could engineer. It should be related to your field or background. But this is not a definite requirement.
The employer could ask about your education documents and certificates. It’s better to have it as it could convince him/her to hire you. But some people are able to get a job offer without having a related degree. The other positive features of their CV persuade the employer to hire them.
Verification of documents.
You might have to get your degree verified. It’s up to your nationality and might not be required at all. The course that must verify your documents is up to the authorities’ request; it could be the center that has issued it, the Turkish embassy or consulate in your home country, or a governmental organization in your home country.
This is the requirement you will find out during the application process. If you want to ensure, you can contact the Turkish embassy to know if they need such a requirement or not.
Have enough work experience as a cloud engineer.
This is one of the essential requirements, and you need to work on it very hard. Having extensive work experience as a cloud engineer is a must to immigrate and work in Turkey. Why? There are a few reasons for it.
The first one is that you need a job offer to work in Turkey as a foreign person. You have to find an employer who needs your skills and persuade him/her to hire you. Employers or companies look at work experience, and this is one of the essential items they look at.
The other reason is that you must be able to work as a could engineer and handle the job in Turkey; the employers expect hard work from you and to get results. Work experience is one of the essential items to do this.
The other group who evaluate your resume is the Turkish immigration officials. They will check everything and look at your background and CV. It must be related to the position in Turkey and prove you have worked as a cloud engineer. You have to provide evidence of your work experience as well. So the officials will ensure your background is clear and you are a genuine cloud engineer.
A strong CV/resume.
It might sound weird to you that having a strong CV or resume is needed to immigrate and work in Turkey as a cloud engineer.
But if you read the whole process once, you will find out why it’s essential.
When you apply for a job position, what is the first thing that employers see? It’s your CV or resume. If it’s not strong or profound, the employers neglect it, and you won’t be able to get an interview. When you pass the interviews, and everything is fine, the employer offers you the job.
You must have a job offer to work in Turkey as a could engineer. So the stronger the resume, the higher chance of getting the job offer.
You, as the cloud engineer, know better what employers are looking for and how to improve your resume. You’d better put in the hard work to make it stronger and boost the possibility of getting the job offer. The competition is tough, and there are so many more cloud engineers who want to move to Turkey. If you want to do it, your resume should be strong.
Get a job offer from a Turkish company.
You, as a foreign person, want to work in Turkey, so you need the Turkish government’s approval. The employee can not apply for permission, and only the Turish employer can ask for it.
Only the nationals of Cyprus are exempt from this approval, which gets called a work permit. So you have to find an employer who needs you in the company and is willing to hire you.
There are various easy you can use to find a job in Turkey as a cloud engineer. You can find some of these ways in the below section. The choices are yours to use one or all of them to find a job. It’s up to you to find out which way is appropriate for your conditions.
Approval from the Turkish government.to work as a foreign person (work permit).
A foreign person who wants to work in Turkey needs approval from the government and immigration authorities. They need to agree that you have permission to work in Turkey.
The employer can apply and receive this permission, but you need it.
The cloud engineer must send some documents to the employer then he/she applies for a work permit. You can find the list of documents in the below section. When you proceed with the procedure, determine if the employer has submitted the application or not. If not, your work visa application will get rejected.
Being able to gather the supporting documents.
During the procedure of applying to immigrate and work in Turkey as a cloud engineer, there are some supporting documents that you must gather. You can find a list of them in the below section.
You must be able to gather all of them and submit them to the related authorities at each stage. If you can not submit the required documents, it’s unlikely that you can have a successful visa application. So, you’d better read the below section and determine the list of requirements you have to submit. Read every line and try to prepare the asked documents according to the instructions.
Note; the above list of requirements is not an ultimate slit, and you might have to need other requirements. But the general items are the above requirements.
When you go through the process, try to find out if other requirements or stages you have to gather.
What is the procedure you have to follow?
The general process to immigrate and work as a cloud engineer in Turkey is as comes in this section. You might have to pass one or two other stages by your nationality, but the general procedure is as comes in this section.
The Visa Library team advises that you read the whole section at least once to get a clear understanding of the stages you have to follow and the detail in each step.
Are you able to follow the whole process?
You’d better read the whole process and determine the requirements. Also, you should read the above section to know the required items to immigrate and work in Turkey as a cloud engineer.
You must be able to complete each step and pass it to get the results. In each step, there are documents you have to gather and things to do. Determine if you can complete them or not.
For instance, you have to gather the work permit and work visa supporting documents. Are you able to gather all of them?
Also, you must find out that you are eligible to immigrate and work as a cloud engineer in Turkey. Reading the above and this section at least one time can give you a clear understanding to answer the questions.
Look for a job offer as a cloud engineer.
The first thing you have to do to immigrate and work as a cloud engineer in Turkey is to look for a job offer. It’s the first peak you have to climb and reach. You could say this is your first Everest.
You need government approval to work in Turkey as a foreign cloud engineer. A Turkish employer who needs your skills and can not find someone inside the country can only apply for this permission from the government.
You can use various ways to find aj ob in Turkey. These are some of these ways;
Websites that advertise job positions in Turkey.
One of the ways to find a job in Turkey is to look for a position. Companies advertise a vacancy and look for potential employees. You might be able to find a position as a cloud engineer.
Update your resume and make it perfect for reflecting your skills and abilities. Then apply for the positions and send your resume. You might have to write a cover letter as well. Read the job description, tasks, and responsibilities, and write a cover letter that says why you are appropriate for this position.
This is a list of the websites that can help you find a job in Turkey as a cloud engineer;
- Learn 4 Good
- Turkey Talent
- Just Landed
There might be more websites, and you can find other ones. If they have a position for you, apply to them.
Employment or recruitment agencies.
The other way to find a job in Turkey as a cloud engineer is to get assistance from employment agencies or recruiters. These are the companies that connect employers and employees together. They might be able to help you with finding a job as a cloud engineer.
This is a list of these companies that can help you;
- Gini Talent
- CUP IT
- FMC Group
- OneWorld Consulting
- NBS HUMAN RESOURCES
- TGS Lydia
- Empatik İnsan Kaynakları
- Nicholson International Turkey
- Pratik İnsan Kaynakları
- AZKAN Group
It’s up to you to visit their website and determine if they can help you or not. Also, find out what is the commission policy for finding you a job.
Reaching the companies directly.
You, as a cloud engineer, might know what companies in your field are famous in each country. It’s not hard work, and you can find them with one piece of research. You can reach these companies or visit their website to know if they require a cloud engineer or not. They might have information on their website, or if they are interested in you, they could ask for your resume and an interview.
Try your chance and reach them to find a job offer. If they become persuaded to hire you, a big part of the process is done.
Introduction by a friend or former colleague.
You might have a friend, pen pal, or a former colleague in Turkey. If they are working in your field as a could engineer or in a related position, they can introduce you to employers.
Also, these people can inform you of a vacancy in the company, and you can email or contact the embassy to say you are interested in it.
Note; the above ways are just some of the samples you can use to find a job in Turkey. You might know one way or another, and it’s up to you to use them.
Whatever way you use, you have to find a job, and there is no way to skip this essential stage. It’s the beginning of your journey to land as a could engineer in Turkey.
Sign an employment contract with a Turkish company/employer.
After you manage to find an employer who needs your skills and is willing to hire you, the two sides must sign an employment contract.
It’s part of the work permit supporting documents, and the Turkish immigration officials need it.
The work contract must be completed and explain all the aspects of your employment. These are some of the items that need to be included in the article;
- Job title
- Salary or hourly rate
- Raises, bonuses, incentive opportunities
- Company stock options
- Role requirements
- Job description
- Team & department assignment
- Skill requirements
- Health benefits
- investment/retirement plans
- Location of the job.
- The date it will begin and end.
The above list is just samples, and you might have to remove or add more items to it. Your salary is one of the essential items that you must agree on. Remember that Turkey suffers from time inflation, so you must get enough money to cover your expenses.
The employer applies for a work permit from Turkish officials.
At this stage, the employer must apply for a work permit from Turkish officials. The department he/she has to apply to is the Turkish Ministry of Family, Labor, and Social Services, MLSS.
The company submits some supporting documents to the NLSS. Part of these are required from the employer, and some are required from the employee or cloud engineer. This list is required from the employer;
- Work Permit Application Letter.
- Foreign Personnel Application Form.
- The Trade Registry Gazette of Turkey.
- A balance sheet and profit/loss statement for the most recent year.
- Notarized power of attorney.
- Employment contract.
The above list is a sample, and the employer might have to submit further supporting documents.
This list of documents is required from the employee or cloud engineer.
- Clean record certificate.
- Educational documents.
- Proof of work experience
- Valid passport.
- Other passports you have had.
Once more, the above list is a sample of the documents, and the employee might have to submit further documents. The employee will inform you of the full list of the documents to be submitted.
Gather the work visa supporting documents.
After the employer submits an application to the MLSS, you have to gather the supporting documents to submit to the Turkish embassy/consulate in your home country.
This is a list of the documents you have to gather;
- Completed Turkey Visa Application Form.
You can get it from the Turkish embassy in your home country.
You need two identical photos of yourself.
Photos should be biometric and not older than six months ago at the time of application.
It should be valid for six months after you land in Turkey.
- Job Offer or work contract.
Your document must contain information about your job position, remuneration, and contract validity period.
It must explain every detail about your employment.
- Clean record certificate.
A certificate that shows you were not part of any criminal activity or legal issues in recent years.
You must get it from the police or judiciary officials in your home country.
Whether the document needs verification from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or the Ministry of Justice is a decision of the Turkish embassy in your home country.
- Diploma or Graduation Certificate.
A verified translator must translate your BA or MA certificate.
Whether you need the verification of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the translation is with the embassy.
- Medical Insurance.
You need insurance for the whole duration of your stay in Turkey.
You can buy one from your home country, or your employer can arrange it for you, so you can submit the receipt.
- Evidence of accommodation in Turkey.
You may present proof of a real estate property in Turkey or a rent agreement.
There are websites where you can rent a place in Turkey with them.
- Proof of having enough funds.
You must submit a bank statement that proves you have enough money to cover your expenses for the first months of your stay in Turkey.
You need at least €50 for each day of your stay in the country.
Applying to the Turkish embassy/consulate.
At this stage, you need to submit your documents to the Turkish embassy/consulate in your home country. When you complete the online application form, the website asks you to determine a center to submit your application. You can choose the nearest center in your home or a neighboring country.
Schedule a meeting with the center and find out the following items with them;
- The visa processing costs.
- How do you have to pay the costs?
- Entrance procedures.
- If they need extra documents
- If they need extra copies of the documents.
- In what format do you have to submit the documents?
Visit the center on the reserved date and bring all the documents. Submit the document to the officials and answer their questions regarding the purpose of your visit. It’s the interview, and you might have to pass it.
Waiting for the visa processing by the embassy and the results.
The processing time is about one month, but you might have to wait longer. The embassy informs you of the results and how to get your visa label on your passport.
After you get the visa, you can move to Turkey and begin your work. When you arrive in Turkey, you have to apply for a foreign ID card.
To get a foreign ID, you must first receive your residence permit card. Visit the Ikamet residence website to apply for your residence permit. You will have to give your name and surname, date of birth, parents’ names, nationality, and contact info. Then you should go to the “Central Appointment System” website and make an appointment at the nearest office of the Directorate General of Migration Management. You complete a form with your information and address in Turkey.
Cloud engineer salaries in Turkey.
Different sources have mentioned various figures for your salary as a cloud engineer in Turkey. Your salary is up to various factors.
According to Salary Expert, the average salary of a cloud engineer is about 283.540 ₺ per year.
According to Glassdoor, the average salary is about RY 19,772. This is while, according to Payscale, the average salary is about TRY 49k per year.
What is the first step I have to pass?
The first step you have to pass is to find a job offer as a cloud engineer in Turkey. Every foreign person who wants to work in Turkey needs permission from the government. It’s only the employee can apply for this permission. If you submit a work visa application to the Turkish embassy/consulate and the employer doesn’t submit an application to the MLSS, your application will be rejected.
Let’s sum up…
The Visa Library team brought you how to immigrate and work in Turkey as a cloud engineer. You learned what the requirements are and the procedure you have to follow to land as a cloud engineer in the country.
If you have questions regarding the process or requirements, write them down in the comment section. The Visa Library team will answer them.
Frequently asked questions about immigration to Turkey as a cloud engineer.
Will I need language proficiency to work as a could engineer in Turkey?
It’s up to the employer and the company you apply to. You have to figure it out yourself.
What is the visa I need to work as a cloud engineer in Turkey?
You need a work visa.
Are cloud engineers needed in Turkey?
Yes, they are one of the in-demand job positions.