Our story

Landing.jobs is a candidate-driven tech careers marketplace. We’re dedicated to matchmaking great tech talent with great opportunities.

We treat our community members like people, and not just another entry on a database. You’ll always hear back from us, and you’ll always get honest feedback.

We help you do a career review before you successfully deploy your next job.

Behind the scenes, we’re an international bunch of technologists and (the good side of) recruiters based out of Lisbon, Porto, Barcelona and London.

Our mission is to build nothing less than the top destination for tech professionals who want to advance their careers.

We not only want to make tech recruitment a less painful process, we want to make it worth your while.

Meet the team

  • José Paiva

    José Paiva

    Co-founder & CEO

    People development and career management specialist. Interviewed thousands of tech professionals during his career. Data, business intelligence and international expansion are his “particular set of skills”.

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  • Pedro Oliveira

    Pedro Oliveira

    Co-founder

    An engineer at heart. In love with HR Tech on a mission to figure out how to improve recruitment & career development. Jason Bourne fan.

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  • Diana Chagas

    Diana Chagas

    Head of Marketing

    Proud mom of 2 beautiful dogs, daydreamer about adopting all dogs in the world. Restless seeker for happiness (and that requires traveling and food, for sure!).

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  • Diogo Oliveira

    Diogo Oliveira

    Head of Business Development

    A native of Porto who’s making his way facing challenges on an efficient and smart way. In data he trusts alongside guts and sweat. Lifelong learner by nature, he’s the fire that burns against the cold. Sports enthusiast and conceived to be on the top.

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  • Luís Pereira

    Luís Pereira

    Head of Operations

    Small town boy with a soft spot for bossa nova, amazing landscapes and everything startup. Careful: Indian spices included.

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  • João Aires

    João Aires

    Development Team Lead

    Experienced software engineer with a little crush for Python and a complicated relationship with JavaScript. He's also known by always carrying a screwdriver on his pocket and for loving Tex-Mex.

    • João Ramadas

      João Ramadas

      Operations Lead

      Obsessed with problem-solving and new challenges. Enjoys sleeping, good food, tv shows, stand-up comedy and radical sports.

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    • Maria Tolentino

      Maria Tolentino

      PT Business Lead

      Passionate about people's emotions and brains; energised by "do not disturb" breaks - a Luso-Indian rollercoaster! Time and rhythm walk together, she can't avoid following the beat... with a crush on Kizomba and Forró: shall we dance?

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    • Pedro Prats

      Pedro Prats

      Product Lead

      Software Engineer, Business Consultant, Team Lead, Project Manager, Product Owner. Obsessed with 2 distinct but intertwined topics: the future of tech work and the mysteries of the brain.

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    • Rhaica Silva

      Rhaica Silva

      People Operations Lead

      Dance lover and really enjoys watching movies 'til late night.

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    • Sebastian Paepke

      Sebastian Paepke

      DE Business Lead

      World's 2nd best "dad joke" teller. Hailing from north-east Germany. Passionate about managing people and seeing them succeed.

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    • Adriana Geraldes

      Adriana Geraldes

      Visual Designer

      She may be small but full of RGB and CMYK inside. If you're kind to her, don’t be afraid, most of the time she's very font of people because they are just her type!

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    • Alessandra Moura

      Alessandra Moura

      Talent Success Specialist

      Full-time talent developer, part-time thrill seeker. An inquisitive Brazilian with a masters in advertising design and a background in marketing. Happiest when eating her way around the world in exciting and exotic locations.

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    • Ana Lau

      Ana Lau

      Talent Success Specialist

      Born and raised in Coimbra, decided to study Psychology in the same city. Benfica addict, loves traveling, enjoys watching the ocean and loves spending time with her family and friends.

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    • Beatriz Albernaz

      Beatriz Albernaz

      CRM Specialist

      Haply ended up on CRM. D&D and boardgames enthusiast. Probably living full-time on a sitcom but still doesn't know it. Oh and... yes, expect some sarcasm and silliness.

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    • Damian Ciocianu

      Damian Ciocianu

      NL Business Developer

      Half Dutch - half Romanian, a dash of Lisboeta and 100% stubborn - enough is never enough! Keen on trying every restaurant in town and getting that passport stamped up before expiring. Let's do this!

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    • Diogo Ribas

      Diogo Ribas

      Product Owner

      "We're here to laugh, love, fuck and drink liquor, and help the damn revolution come quicker!"

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    • Filipa Santos

      Filipa Santos

      Junior Acquisition Specialist

      Hard-worker and very organised during the week but Sporting-obsessed during the weekends. Lisbon born, raised and lover and with a passion for CRM!

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    • Gabriella Bougleux

      Gabriella Bougleux

      UX/UI Designer

      I'm a proud carioca with a designer background who loves Portugal, to travel, photography, beach and Carnival!

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    • Joana Brito

      Joana Brito

      Talent Success Specialist

      Born in Lisbon but now living on the other side of the river. A proud member of the dark side and a true book worm.

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    • Joana Flores

      Joana Flores

      UX/UI Designer

      Don’t be surprised to find her dancing to the sound of a Rumba or Tango since dancing is one of her passions, but it’s not the only one! She loves traveling, nature and yoga, but her greatest passion is people and life! So her goal is to spend her professional life thinking about people and how they interact with the World.

      • Joana Martins

        Joana Martins

        PT Business Developer

        Born and raised in Alentejo with a soft spot for naps. Always ready to have a chat or sing along to random songs. On a mission to become fit, while eating yogurt with nutella. "The best singer at Landing" - no one, ever.

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      • Joan Viladomat

        Joan Viladomat

        ES Senior Business Developer

        Engineer with a Master in Entrepreneurship and professional experience in business development for startups and big companies.

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      • Jossline Correia

        Jossline Correia

        Financial Controller

        She is the team's Black Pearl. Always ready to help with a huge smile. She's a Numbers Lover that only needs a romantic movie, a great anime, a long workout day at gym or chill with friends to be happy!

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      • Juan Torres

        Juan Torres

        ES Business Developer

        From Bogota, Colombia, this Lander works from Lisbon to conquer the Spanish Tech Scene. Marketing and International Business are his specialities. Loves languages and football.

        • Katia Geisler

          Katia Geisler

          DE Business Developer

          Passionate traveler, adventurer and thrill seeker. People person and spicy food lover with background in psychology and International Management. Often found sunbathing at the beach.

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        • Luz Gonçalves

          Luz Gonçalves

          Acquisition Specialist

          Imagine...a proud tripeira lands on your team, well... she did! Luz aka Light of Marketing team is always ready to work hard and grab a "fino" after! Summer Lover, Music Festival chaser, Discount hunter and a Proud Mother of 2 puppies, Luz is not that regular of a girl, trust us!

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        • Magda Resende

          Magda Resende

          Junior Developer

          A wee girl with a passion for programming. She's also a fan of Japanese culture and video games.

          • Maria Götz

            Maria Götz

            DE Business Developer

            Enthusiast and people person with an optimistic mindset. She is our efficiency queen who has a big love for spicy food and Brazilian music. If you don’t find her baking the world’s best brownies, she is most likely rocking a hard workout session at the gym.

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          • Marta Silva

            Marta Silva

            Community Specialist

            Foodie with a slight chocolate addiction that is never too full to have dessert. Passionate about Social Media, has more photo editing apps on her phone than contacts. You can always find her in the nearest restaurant or planning her next trip to the detail!

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          • Miguel Tavares

            Miguel Tavares

            Developer

            Portuguese Brazilian (with a dash of Dutch) who loves to solve problems by shuffling ones and zeroes around. In his free time you might find him watching a black and white movie, reading a paperback novel or jogging in the park.

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          • Pedro Castro

            Pedro Castro

            PT Business Developer

            Lisbon city lad, powered by thank you's and solving people's problems. Always up for a chat on tech, ethics, politics, or economics. If lost, find him in Middle-Earth, the Outer Rim, or Farhampton.

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          • Pedro Rodrigues

            Pedro Rodrigues

            Senior Developer

            Gets code (1) done (2) well and (3) fast. He keeps our platform running.

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          • Pedro Saraiva

            Pedro Saraiva

            Events Specialist

            Sports, Tech, Music, Travel, if he's not messing with one of these topics, he's probably sleeping. Discovered his passion for event management at college. Beirão.

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          • Rafael Almeida

            Rafael Almeida

            Product Owner

            Hey, my name’s Rafa, a proud Egitaniense. You know, as the guy from Sport Lisboa e Benfica, I consider myself an avid problem-solver, because one of my golden rules is that when you’re attacking you don’t get as tired as when you’re chasing.

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          • Ramon Rodrigues

            Ramon Rodrigues

            Senior Developer

            A curious creature that's lucky enough to get paid to do the things he loves. Also food, I like food.

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          • Rita Gouveia

            Rita Gouveia

            People Acquisition Specialist

            Business girl that is into Human Resources and Tech and how these two can be key for any organisation. On my free time, you will find either cooking or eating or even kicking some butt at kickboxing classes.

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          • Rui Martins

            Rui Martins

            Developer

            Considered in 2017 as the 156th sexiest Portuguese computer engineer by "Nova Gente" magazine, Rui is the aggregation of everything that is right and wrong with the new generation of developers. Allergic to bacon.

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