Senior DevOps Engineer

  • Full-time

Note to all applicants:


About us:

Marionete is a pathfinder, helping clients exploit tomorrow’s technology to find unexpected solutions to today’s business problems.

We work without compromise. Our clients share our appetite for innovation, and a thirst to push the boundaries of what is technically possible to meet their business goals. 

We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military.

About you:

Do you have deep technical know-how and hands-on experience implementing various practices and tools and patterns of technology aligned to financial services or relatable products?


Are you able provide referenceable list of successful projects that have benefited your customer base?


Do you have flexibility to focus on a range of responsibilities and technologies/tools should this be required?

Do you want to build a partnership with a company that innovates at the edge of what’s possible?

About the role:

Marionete is seeking the talents of a seasoned professional with experience in a Cloud Engineering Team focused on Private & Public Cloud Platform implementations.

Our project team are currently working on a Real Time innovation programme revolutionising am ecosystem with innovative products.

Responsibilities of the role:

As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will work with our diverse Marionete technology teams. You will interact daily with developers, architects, and engineers along with other IT staff to oversee the quality of work and aid the project to reach key milestones, you will combine all your understanding of both Cloud Native engineering, coding and DevOps to benefit the project.


As a DevOps Engineer, you will have the remit to assist in build-out Cloud Native engineering capability for this innovative project, connectivity for infrastructure and platform Operational services across both the private and public cloud.

You will work as part of a brilliant team, support on the delivery of excellent services and innovative solutions on behalf of Marionete.


Assist in the development of secure and scalable automated solutions and provide hands-on technical engineering capability to support the implementation of brand-new Cloud Native service. Work towards implementing new and innovative patterns for technology, encompassing real-time, event-driven microservices, data mesh and service mesh solutions.


Approach the challenge with a problem-solving attitude and collaborative team spirit to identify technical debt/problems, potential improvements manage expectations and deliver outcomes sought by our leadership team.


  • DevOps engineering
  • Technical solutions architecture design and delivery
  • TDD
  • Code review
  • Automation “Everything-as-Code”
  • Kubernetes

Strong experience in:

  • Pipelines and CI/CD, GitOps concepts
  • On Prem migrations to Cloud
  • UNIX OSs
  • Containerisation
  • Helm 
  • Cloud Native Foundation Landscape
  • Kafka ecosystem (Brokers, Zookeeper, Schema Registry, Connectors)

Nice to have experience in:

  • Java programming language
  • Experience of Infrastructure for CNCF for private cloud and Azure, AWS, or GCP
  • Open-source technology such as Kubernetes and Rancher
  • Portworx  & Purestorage Virtualisation
  • Security for these types of platforms
  • Elasticsearch
  • Airflow

What Marionete offers:

A chance to become a member of the Marionete family: Marionete is a professional services firm that is differentiated by our deep technical skills and our tier-one client portfolio. We are successful because of the unique talent of our team!

  • Competitive compensation
  • Permanent position
  • Benefits package, including health insurance and mental health support
  • Financial support for ongoing training in disruptive technologies
  • Relaxed dress code at the Marionete offices
  • An abundance of career paths and opportunities in which to advance
  • A flexible and hybrid work environment
  • Interview process: 3 interviews


Location: preferably UK or PT, but worldwide remote work is possible.

By applying to Marionete vacancies, you agree that your data and CV remain secure and confidential with your application. Marionete is a company in compliance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), taking effect on May 25, 2018.

Our Process:

At Marionete we try to make our recruitment process as fair and unbiased as possible. We use virtually in-person screenings alongside online technical tests as we like to let the candidate’s ability speak for itself. In applying to this role, you confirm you are willing to participate in the Marionete recruitment process.

We will endeavour to give you feedback at all stages of the process, either directly or through your appointed agent. We look forward to meeting you.