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Software Architect / Tech Leader
Lisbon, Portugal

At CI&T, we imagine, design and build brands and digital experiences for top clients in the financial services, consumer goods, e-commerce, and technology industries. Our philosophy is simple: quality work paves the way for trusted relationships.

We are a diverse mix of professionals who are both thinkers and doers, always ready to roll up our sleeves to deliver powerful work. We also support a happy balance between work and personal life, and we’re committed to building the most impactful team in the industry.

General Description

As CI&T, a global business solutions company, expands its European presence in Portugal, we are looking for a Software Architect or Technical Leader to be part of our team in our development center in Lisbon. In this position, you will lead technically and design software solutions, working closely with teams in the Czech Republic, Germany, UK, USA, Japan, and Brazil. You need advanced and/or fluent proficiency in English to communicate with these different teams during the workday.

We are looking someone that has:

Experience developing backend applications such as Java, Python, NodeJS or other open source technologies

Experience leading technically team in different projects

Experience designing software architecture and defining frameworks and technologies

Ability to create proof of concepts and coding complex mechanisms

Will to work with different technologies and learn every day

Able to share the knowledge with more junior team members

The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Lead technically the team and enable the development team to work with new technologies

Design software solutions and choose appropriate frameworks

Communicate with customer’s team members and align technical solutions

Understand requirements and make viable technical solutions

Do code review

Guarantee a stable and productive development environment

We expect candidates to have knowledge in some, but not necessarily all subject below

Microservices, system security, networking, public cloud or data center, monitoring, tools for log analysis, relational and non-relational databases, linux, docker, service orchestration.

Infrastructure in public clouds such as AWS, Azure or GCP


You’ll work in our Lisbon office with occasional local and regional travel opportunities.

We can offer

Competitive compensation and benefits

Flexible hours and Home Office policy

Accelerated growth opportunities with a structured Career plan

Great workplace experience


CI&T is an Equal Opportunity Employer