Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Lisboa and Porto
Information / Communication
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
Computer Programming, Consultancy And Related Activities
62.01 - Computer programming activities

500 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
23 February 2023
Employment effect (start)
23 February 2023
Foreseen end date
31 December 2023


Critical Techworks, a joint venture between German automaker BMW and the Portuguese software company Critical Software that develops mobility solutions for BMW vehicles will to expand its workforce by 25% in 2023.

Since 2018, the company has developed more than 200 projects for the BMW group. This year it will open new facilities in Lisbon - the K-Tower in the Parque das Nações, Lisbon.

The company will recruit more than 500 workers, in particular for Lisbon office but also for unit located in Porto. The company is looking for professionals skilled in Java, Python, Android, C , frontend development, Data Engineering and data science, cyber security, SAP, UX Designer, visual designers and product owners.

In 2022, the company had 2,000 employees, between Lisbon and Porto offices.



Eurofound (2023), Critical Techworks, Business expansion in Portugal, factsheet number 108705, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108705.