Senior DevOps (UK or PT)

  • Full-time
  • Europe

Working at the edge of what is possible

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

An independently minded, entrepreneurial technology consultancy, Marionete is a collective of tech virtuosos that 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 of what is technically possible to meet their business goals. 

The role:

As Senior DevOps Engineer your role is to provide technical capabilities and skills regarding the tasks with experience of at least 3 years as an engineer with proven technical experience:

· Linux Administration, configuration and installation skills;

· Ideally experience of installation of Analytical platform software onto Linux (specifically R Studio Server);

· Infrastructure design experience;

· Experience of performance and load testing Analytical Platforms (E.G. R studio server) - interpreting test results to inform designs for scale up/out of analytical platforms.

What you should have:

· Experience with pipelines and CI/CD, GitOps concepts;

· Experience in UNIX OSs;

· Experience with Docker and tool containerization (Kafka, Zookeeper, Grafana...);

· Experience with Kubernetes and knowledge in Cloud Native Foundation Landscape.

It is a plus:

· Experience with Kafka (we are using Kafka on Kubernetes, but just Kafka is already nice);

· Experience with Helm;

· Experience with Jenkins;

· Even more important than experience is being proactive, concepts can be learned.

About you:

You may already be working in a highly technical environment and will have honed your skills over the last 3 years or more. You will be eager to develop your career technically and grow professionally.


You have:

· A capacity for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement;

· Flexible and dynamic mindset;

· Servant and supporter style team building approach;

· Strong communication;

· Fluency English, both written and spoken;

· Patience and honesty;

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

What we offer:

We are a professional services firm 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 contract; customisable benefits package including health (family included) and life insurance; financial support for ongoing training, an education in disruptive technologies; access to the Marionete Academy;

· Relaxed dress code at the Marionete offices;

· An abundance of career paths and opportunities to advance;

· A flexible work environment with work from home arrangements.    


Location: Lisbon or London, and you may be happy to work Worldwide when required.


For now, all Marionete business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts

Are you available soon? 

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