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Squad 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 Squad Leader to be part of our team in Lisbon. In this position, you will lead Scrum teams and will work 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.

The main focus is on team leadership and agile/scrum practices.

We are looking someone who has:

Experience in understanding the customer's business, their needs and helping to turn them into clear and detailed backlog requirements for our teams;

Experience applying Agile principles and Scrum practices;

Experience in scope management, sprint planning and backlog refinement;

Good communication, being able to understand the audience and set the proper tone to assure a clear understanding of the work (technical or non-technical), priorities, current status, and action plans;

Good presentation skills to report status, discuss solutions and remove impediments;

Advanced and/or Fluent proficiency in English.

The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Drive and support product decisions within the development team; 

Support problem and solution discussions (internal conflicts, product matters, communication issues) with the team focusing exclusively in solving problems and fostering collaboration and innovation; 

Lead the team and be the reference for business understanding, priorities, work organization;

Establish a sense of purpose within the team;

Deploy, train and foster the agile principles and scrum practices within the team;

Analyse the established metrics and work with the teams to provide improvement and action plans;

Manage risks;

Work with the team in metrics analysis and improvement plans for each delivery cycle;

Coach the development team in agile principles and scrum practices and ceremonies.


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