Senior DevOps Cloud Engineer

  • Full-time
  • Delivery
  • PT Lisbon



Marionete is an independently minded, entrepreneurial technology consultancy helping clients exploit tomorrow’s technology to find unexpected solutions to today’s business problems.


We bring together strategic vision with a mastery of architecture and software engineering. We challenge technology norms and push what’s possible, using open-source technology to architect, design and deliver innovative and disruptive solutions. Marionete turns client challenges into success stories by breathing life into their technology ambitions, building flexible, scalable and resilient platforms which secure market advantage.


We work without compromise. Our clients share our appetite for innovation, and a thirst to push the boundaries to meet their business goals. Please see

About the role:

Marionete is seeking the full-time talents of a seasoned professional to join our consultancy team with strong experience as a DevOps Cloud Engineer focused on Cloud Federation Engineering Solutions contributing to the development of Cloud Native Platforms.

At Marionete, we work in an agile environment that focuses on innovation; alongside our international team, you'll have the opportunity to work on large innovative enterprise projects with some of the leading names in the world of financial services. You will Develop innovation programmes across modern cloud-native architectures and federated data mesh, enabling our clients to achieve growth.

Our project teams work on a real-time innovation programme in partnership with clients revolutionising their technology ecosystems.


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


You will have the remit to assist in build-out Cloud Native engineering capability, delivering robust networking, connectivity for infrastructure, and platform operational cloud federation services.


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


Assist in the design and development of secure and scalable automated solutions and provide hands-on technical engineering capability to support the implementation of Cloud Native solutions. 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 and potential improvements, manage expectations, and deliver the outcomes our technical leadership team sought.

About you:

  • Passionate DevOps Cloud Engineer who has experience in delivering robust technical solutions, participating as an engineer within innovation projects aligned to Cloud Native DevOps principles within the financial service market;
  • Significant hands-on experience in designing and delivering complicated solutions but also have the maturity to provide high and low-level design guidance;
  • Strong evidence of deploying and engineering Cloud Native (CNCF) solutions.


Proficiency within:

  • DevOps engineering
  • Technical solutions architecture design and delivery
  • Java Development
  • TDD
  • Code review
  • Infrastructure as code
  • Kubernetes
  • Azure (preferred), AWS or GCP
  • Data Development and Automation 
  • Leading teams
  • On Prem migrations to Cloud
  • Cloud Native principles


Strong experience in:

  • Pipelines and CI/CD, GitOps concepts
  • UNIX OSs
  • Docker and tool containerization (Kafka, Zookeeper, Grafana ...)
  • Helm 
  • Kubernetes and knowledge in Cloud Native Foundation Landscape
  • Kafka

Preferred experience in:

  • Experience of Infrastructure for CNCF for private cloud and Azure
  • Open-source technology such as Kubernetes and Rancher 
  • Portworx  & Purestorage Virtualization
  • Security for these types of platforms
  • Jenkins and a shared library architecture for automation
  • Elasticsearch stack



  • A chance to become a member of the Marionete team: 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

Location: Preferably Portugal, other locations also considered.

The Process

At Marionete we try to make our recruitment process as fast, fair and unbiased as possible. We use both video conferencing and in-person screenings, alongside online technical tests. If you require any special arrangements to made to help you participate fully in the interview process, please make the Marionete Talent Partner aware of this. 

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).

By applying for this role, you also confirm that 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.



Marionete believes in providing equal employment opportunities to everyone. We do not practise and will not tolerate discrimination on the basis of race, skin colour, ethnicity, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, maternity, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military.