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Hernani Borges De Freitas

Technical Architect

Works remotely from Lisbon

  • 38.748243
  • -9.140093
  • Rate On-demand
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Lisbon, Portugal
Remote only
Primarily works remotely


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  • Portuguese

    Native or bilingual

  • English


  • Spanish


  • French



Skills (10)

Hernani in a few words

Technical lead who does enjoy the balance between great technology and passionate people.
I do get inspired by open source ideals, elegant and maintainable technical solutions, agile methodologies and fast results.



Technical Architect

May 2017 - Today (5 years and 6 months)

Technical mentoring and architecture design for different large scale enterprise projects. Working with different implementation teams and directly with clients shaping and implementing large scale enterprise projects. Focus on open source technologies such as Drupal, Symfony and related infrastructure components. Involvement in sales processes, project discovery and setup, technical architecture, implementation or auditing. Available to help new teams and projects grow.


Senior Manager, Technical Services, EMEA

Reading, UK

April 2016 - January 2017 (9 months)

- Technical direction and oversight on all projects in EMEA region.
- Responsible for team management, hiring, guiding and coaching for technical architects.
- Sales support on solution definition, scoping, estimation, proposals, SOWs and staffing plans for new projects.
- Solutions architecture in different project phases from pre-sales to succesful handover to internal and external teams.
- Responsibility on different internal practice development initiatives worldwide.


Technical Team Lead, Professional Services EMEA

May 2013 - April 2016 (2 years and 11 months)

Being part of Acquia Europe since its beginning, I delivered successful engagements in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Middle East involving training, discovery, architecture, infrastructure design, auditing, performance and security assessments. Helped growing the technical side of the professional services team in Europe helping delivering a mix of prime deals with strategic consulting engagements. Worked with different internal teams, external partners and directly with clients shaping and implementing large scale enterprise Drupal projects.


Technical Consultant, Professional Services EMEA

March 2011 - April 2013 (2 years and 1 month)

Acquia empowers enterprises with the open-source social publishing system Drupal. Co-founded by Drupal's creator in 2007, Acquia helps customers manage their growth and scale their online properties with confidence. Acquia's products, cloud infrastructure, and support enable companies to realize the full power of Drupal while minimizing risk. I was the first technical consultant in Europe and provided technical consultation and advisement for clients in the areas of Drupal architecture, development processes, security, and performance delivering consulting projects worldwide. Projects highlights: LV=, TalkTalk, Itv (UK), NorthWestern University, Stanford GSB, TimeInc, Verizon (USA), T-Systems (Germany), World Economic Forum (Switzerland), Al Jazeera (Qatar), Disney (Argentina), Straitstimes (Singapore), European Comission (Brussels), Cineca (Italy), Notmusa (Mexico).

vodafone - Altice France


February 2010 - February 2011 (1 year)

Architecture, development, administration and support of Network Operations' internal knowledge management portal. Used by hundreds of internal users to find and share information and quickly broadcast ideas and achievements.

vodafone - Altice France


January 2009 - February 2010 (1 year and 1 month)

Developing a knowledge and information management platform used at operations & support direction. Using open source frameworks like Drupal, and inspiration from several web2.0 concepts we provide ways to represent and share knowledge between teams, groups and services and to promote collaboration and innovation by collaborators.

GMS Consulting


September 2008 - December 2008 (3 months)

Information systems consultant in the financial market industry. Development of Impairment Projects to different banks using .net, oracle pl/sql, sql server.



September 2007 - October 2008 (1 year and 1 month)

MSc. Student, developing master thesis at INESC. "Organizational Social Networking using SNARE", applyied in POSI at Instituto Superior Técnico and Vodafone Portugal. Grade 18/20

TESE - Engenheiros sem fronteiras

Software Developer

September 2007 - October 2007 (1 month)

Information system to support AdP (Águas de Portugal) internal activities.