Head DevOps Engineer (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:

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! Want to be a part of it If you are about solving exciting problems and shaping the future of technology, we would love to talk with you.

A professional at this position level within Marionete has the following responsibilities:

- 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.

- Work closely and follow 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. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments.

- Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility.

- Manages teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Marionete.

- Driving client DevOps capability assessments and providing industry subject matter expertise Defining DevOps capability transformation strategy and roadmaps.

- Facilitate DevOps discussions throughout lifecycle of client engagements

- Contributes to DevOps practice development including asset creation, enterprise strategy definition.

- Designing and directing all aspects of Continuous Delivery Automation.

- Pre Sales

Basic requirements

- 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

Preferred Skills

- DevOps leadership experience

- Candidate should have experience leading a multi-disciplinary teams, working in a fast paced, high velocity agile environment

- Active organizer and speaker at DevOps social networking and industry practitioner events

- Approaches and tooling for automated software assurance and QA.

- The use of 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.

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.


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: 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


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