Open-Source SDN/NFV and Carrier-Cloud Operation & Management engineer. Current interests are on Open-Source Software, Cloud Computing, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Software-Defined Networking (SDN), OpenStack and Linux.

For further information, please refer to my LinkedIn page.

Red Hat

Senior Software Engineer (2017-present)

  • OpenStack Networking team


Ambassador (2017-present)

  • Solicit, gather and share feedback from users, developers, and the industry
  • Help connect interested and potential users/developers with the right folks within the community/project leadership
  • Participate in local Meetups and other relevant gatherings
  • Help onboard new users, contributors and members
  • Represent OPNFV at industry events, social media, etc. by means of speaking on behalf of the project and by-line contributed articles and blog posts


Software Specialist (2016-2017)

  • Open-Source SDN/NFV and Carrier-Cloud Operation & Management technical expert for NEC Telecom Carrier Business Units and NEC subsidiaries
  • Responsibilities include gathering customer’s business requirements, scope evaluations and lead prospects through successful technical evaluations and proof-of-concepts
  • Active contributions to open-source projects such as OPNFV, OpenStack and NFV MANO projects

Software Engineer (2014-2016)

  • Researcher in the areas of Network Functions Virtualization and Carrier-Cloud Operation & Management
  • Development of novel technologies and tools for the design, deployment, operation and management of cloud-native virtualized network functions as well as related prototyping and performance analysis

Instituto de Telecomunicações

R&D Engineer (2012-2014)

  • R&D Consultant Engineer for Portugal Telecom

Junior Researcher (2010-2011)

  • R&D in the Advanced Mobile wIreless Network playground (AMAzING) platform

Oeste Digital Network

Systems and Network Administrator (2006-2013)

  • Backend and frontend developer
  • Deployment and administration of mid-size computer networks


Member (2005-2012)

  • Portuguese community lead
  • People of openSUSE lead
  • RPM packaging


Co-founder (2004-2007)

  • Backend developer
  • Technical support