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With nearshore projects all over Europe, we provide high-performance nearshore teams, 100% dedicated to remotely work on your IT projects, from software development to maintenance or application support. On-time, on-budget, goal-based delivery! Do you want to know how you can scale your business with our nearshore services?

At our nearshore centre in Portugal, we offer remote technological development and integrated management services at a global scale.

We're focused on responsiveness, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Our nearshore services are based on a methodology that ensures agile and secure development, as well as certified IT service management processes.

We propose nearshore solutions tailored to the needs and business strategies of each client ensuring the success of the projects and unquestionable added value.

Unlock Significant Cost Reduction with Our Nearshore Services

Let Us Reduce Your RH Efforts and Boost Your Efficiency

Effortlessly Access Fully Qualified and Talented IT Professionals


Our Highly Skilled and Motivated Experts are Here for You


Rapid Project Onset Tailored to Your Unique Needs and Strategies


We Ensure Full Compliance with the Best International Practices and Standards

Other Benefits

We offer our clients access to a diverse range of highly specialized professionals, including developers, UX/UI designers, project managers, architects, functional and business analysts, and many others. Our rigorous selection process ensures that each team member possesses the necessary skills and experience to provide tailored solutions that meet our clients' unique needs.

We believe in the importance of constant and proactive communication, which is why we provide close monitoring and feedback throughout the entire project. Our team is always available to answer questions, provide updates, and ensure that our clients are fully satisfied with the results.

With three convenient office locations in Portugal, including Lisbon, Porto, and Obidos, we are perfectly positioned to serve clients from around the world. Our nearshore teams are capable of working remotely in any geography, making it easy for us to provide agile and efficient solutions that meet the demands of our clients' rapidly changing business environments.

In summary, our access to specialized IT professionals, constant monitoring and feedback, convenient office locations in Portugal, and our ability to set up nearshore teams that work remotely make us an ideal partner for any business looking to stay ahead of the competition and achieve success in today's global marketplace.

The Nearshore Project

We follow an effective process to identify, recruit, assemble, train and monitor highly competent teams adapted to the project specificities Our model encompasses several moments of feedback and permanent open communication with the client.


Client Contact

The process starts off.


Recruitment Process

• Screening & sourcing with Keywork AI

 • Validation for soft skills and tech-based analysis.


Business Proposal

Official proposal presented to client


Feedback from Client

Client to analyze proposal and validate/ provide feedback


Presenting Consultants

Team proposal presented to client


Feedback from Client

Client to analyze proposal and validate/ provide feedback


Starting Date

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Affinity's recruitment process is carried through a combination of human and technological expertise. Keywork, our proprietary recruitment software, enables an agile and accurate talent selection while a team of skilled HR professionals meet the candidates and thoroughly evaluate their expertise and project suitability.

The client only has to consider and validate final IT teams reducing time and effort and ensuring quality profiles.

Our team performs more than 500 interviews per month, analyzing more than 1000 profiles.



Keywork is a proprietary product developed by Affinity for Sourcing and Screening in the IT market.

The combination of Affinity’s human and technological expertise ensures the ability to respond to customer requests with the necessary precision and assertiveness to thrive in this competitive market.


Discover more at www.key.work

No other company has the ability to link the specific client’s needs and the tech consultants’ profiles with the accuracy that Affinity does.

How we operate

  • Our Model
  • Our Methodologies

Flexible approach tailored to the client’s needs and business strategies.

Own talent data-base of nearly 20 000 consultants.

Three office locations in Lisbon, Porto and Obidos equipped with state-of-the-art technology.

Certified and highly skilled professionals that comply with the best international practices.

Consultants' recruitment, team-set-up, training and career management.

Project management with Agile methodologies - Scrum/Kanban methodology approach using an Agile software development cycle with sprints of 2 to 3 weeks.

Teams and project evaluation through direct follow ups and Keywork monitored KPI’s to ensure great team performances.

Thorough project monitoring with accurate feedback and timely adjustments.

Why Portugal?

We are a very competitive country in global markets - from an investment standpoint as well as on a technical or creative perspective.

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  • Linguistic

  • Sunny

  • Technological

  • Safety



Development Trends
  • AI or Bots
  • Javascript
  • Progressive Web App
  • Single Page Application
  • Mobile-Friendly Website
  • Blockchain Technology
  • CyberSecurity
  • Motion UI

BI, Big Data, Data Analysts
  • Powercenter
  • Microsoft BI (SSAS, SSIS, SSRS)
  • SAS
  • Business Objects
  • Datastage
  • Hadoop
  • Qlikview
  • Microstrategy
  • Tableau
  • Pentaho

Main Tech Languages
  • Microsoft
  • Java
  • Scala
  • Ruby
  • Go
  • Kotlin
  • Typescript
  • C/C++
  • Angular
  • React
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Objective C
  • Swift
  • Xamarin
  • Ionic
  • Data Base
  • Oracle SOA Suite
  • Outsystems
  • IBM Mainframe
  • UX/UI
  • SAP

Management & Quality
  • Business Analysts
  • BPM
  • Functional Analysts
  • Project Management
  • Scrum Master
  • DevOps
  • Product Owner
  • Support
  • Functional Tester
  • Automation Tester
  • Quality Assurance
  • Release Manager
  • Application Architecture

RPA, AI, Machine Learning
  • UiPath
  • Blue Prism
  • Automation Anywhere
  • Accord.NET
  • Tensor Flow
  • Amazon Machine learning
  • Theano

System & Infrastructures
  • Windows
  • Unix
  • AIX
  • Linux
  • Virtualization
  • HP-UX
  • Networks
  • Security
  • Storage

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Google Cloud Platform

We stand close to each one of our clients. Understanding every customer's drive is at the core of Affinity’s philosophy.




Great technology is always based on perfect relationships.

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“The cooperation with Affinity supports us in achieving our business goals. We especially value the stability of the relationship; we still have the same point of contact since 2020 what means trust and ease of work. The cooperation is never commercially over the top, which I personally value and the communication is direct and open, exactly like the Dutch.”

Raymond Pennings, XO10 Co-Founder & CEO

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“I like Affinity as a company, the strategy, how they treat people, how they carry out their operations and how we work together. Affinity enabled me to scale up my business by giving me people on time, to fulfill different technological needs.”

Moritz Koppe, PROBIS CEO

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“We have grown to believe that Affinity is the right partner for our organization. Our company DNA is very much aligned with Affinity’s: we share the same vision, ethics and customer-centricity and are assured that our partnership will continue to be beneficial for both companies. We look forward to strengthening our relationship and collaborate in many ways for years to come.”

Robin van Staveren, Sr Sales & Account Manager, Providit


We use global delivery models that allow us to provide the best combination of cost, quality and speed.

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