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System Architect
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 System Architect to be part of our team in our development center in Lisbon. In this position, you will lead technically and design 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 with a wide variety of projects either creating large scale solutions or delivering complex projects

Knowledge in design and systems architecture

Experience integrating complex systems

Capable to manage functional and non-functional architectural activities

Has solid knowledge in continuous delivery and continuous integration to deliver software incrementally and in an agile way

Able to work with different technologies and learn every day

Able to share the knowledge with more junior team members and with non-technical managers

The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Make technical decisions together with the development team

Bring innovative solutions for technical problems

Be the technical advisor for the development team and help train other team members

Communicate and negotiate technical decisions with the customer staff. Be able to present and advocate on the solution

Document technical decisions and generate artifacts and diagrams whenever necessary

Create and manage the technical roadmap of the project, including technical dependencies

Manage technical risk and communicate them to the management team

Evaluate the team’s performance accordingly to CI&T’s architectural framework

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