Head of DevOps

  • Full-time
  • EU Europe

About the role_

Are you a passionate DevOps Engineer with deep technical know-how and hands-on experience implementing various practices and tools in the DevOps toolchain?

Are you interested in promoting the DevOps culture in our client organizations?

Here at Marionete, we are changing the world through the most advanced DevOps solutions on the planet!

Do you want to be a part of it?

If you like to solve exciting problems and shape the future of technology, we would love to talk with you.

Responsibilities of the role_

  • Identifies, assesses and solves complex business and IT problems, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors, and apply DevOps solutions to enable client success
  • Follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals
  • Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach
  • Has some latitude in decision-making - decisions have a major day to day impact on the area of responsibility
  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
  • Manages teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Marionete
  • Drives clients' DevOps capability assessments and provides industry subject matter expertise
  • Defines DevOps capability, transformation strategies and roadmaps
  • Facilitates DevOps discussions throughout the lifecycle of client engagements
  • Contributes to DevOps practices development including asset creation, enterprise strategy definition
  • Designs and directs all aspects of Continuous Delivery Automation
  • Pre Sales


  • 5 years of experience in managing application development, software delivery lifecycle, and/or infrastructure development and administration
  • Minimum of 5 years’ design and implementation of CI/CD and/or DevOps solutions or architecture patterns.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with code repository management, code merge and quality checks, continuous integration, and automated deployment & management using tools like Jenkins, Git, Ansible, Sonar, Selenium
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with approaches and tooling for automated build, delivery and deployment of software
  • Minimum of 5 year of experience working in an Agile delivery environment
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience with Kubernetes
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in automation scripting using one or more of the following languages: Perl, Ruby, Bash, or Python
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Cloud Native
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in Test-Driven Development

About you_

You may already be working in a highly technical environment and will have honed your skills over the last 5 years or more. You will be eager to develop your career technically and grow professionally.

  • DevOps leadership experience
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams, working in a fast-paced, high-velocity agile environment
  • A capacity for constant learning from both success and failure, remaining open to change and continuous improvement
  • Flexible and dynamic mindset
  • Strong communication
  • Fluency English, both written and spoken
  • Patience and honesty
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Nice to have_

  • Active organizer and speaker at DevOps social networking and industry practitioner events
  • Approaches and tooling for automated software assurance and QA
  • Public/Private Cloud and Virtualization Technologies
  • Experience with project or program management
  • Defining and managing the roadmap for implementation of DevOps in an established operation
  • Working within a structured environment, including the use of structured methods and approaches and modern development tools
  • Experience of technical architecture – i.e. the design and delivery of IT systems for a broad range of clients

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: 4 interviews

Location: UK or PT, 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

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.


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