Alfonso Fernandez-Barandiaran

Angestellt, Head of Data, Analytics & AI Cloud Platform, Repsol

Madrid, Spain


Team Building & Leadership
Digital transformation
Cloud Computing
Enterprise architecture
Big Data
Solution Architecture
Data Architecture
Technical Architecture
Technology Strategy
Software Engineering
Software Development
Systems Design & Development
Web & Cloud Technologies
Cloud Solutions
IT Security
Change Management
Programme / Project Management
Quality Assurance Management


Professional experience for Alfonso Fernandez-Barandiaran

  • Current 3 years and 4 months, since Sep 2020

    Head of Data, Analytics & AI Cloud Platform


  • 1 year and 8 months, Jan 2019 - Aug 2020

    Solutions Architect Manager

    AWS (Amazon Web Services)

  • 1 year and 9 months, May 2017 - Jan 2019

    Principal Cloud Platform Architect

    ING Bank

  • 2 years and 1 month, May 2015 - May 2017

    Chief Architect / Head of Architecture & Security

    Hotelbeds Group

    Leading the development and implementation of architecture strategy, vision and guiding principles across the entire organization. Defining good architecture and security practices and drive their adoption. Driving technological innovation. Leading analysis of technology industry and market trends to incorporate into long-term technology adoption practices. Developing full-stack and reference architecture designs. Leading and facilitating architecture governance and review board processes.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Dec 2012 - Apr 2015

    Software Development Manager


    Led engineering teams (Dev, QA, DevOps). Defined technical architectures with focus on high-availability and elastic scalability. Managed definition, design, development, testing, delivery and operations of large-scale web-based and mobile solutions using Agile. Worked closely with stakeholders to ensure proper fit for solutions. Led team hiring, coaching and performance.

  • 10 months, Mar 2012 - Dec 2012

    CTO / Chief Enterprise Architect


    Defined strategy, methodology, technical architecture, technologies and tools of the company. Led the adoption of Agile methodology enabling the design and development of online & mobile applications, web services and integration in financial services. Provided solutions to business needs.

  • 1 year, Apr 2011 - Mar 2012

    IT Senior Manager

    Santander Bank

    Led Internet banking transformation project and multicultural team. Managed definition, development, integration, testing and delivery of high volume transactional website and web services integration. Led team hiring, motivation and performance review. Ensured achievement of deadlines, requirements, security, quality assurance and profitability. Worked closely with business areas to ensure proper fit for solutions.

  • 1 year, Apr 2011 - Mar 2012

    Senior Delivery Manager


    Leading banking transformation projects in Germany.

  • 7 years and 1 month, Jan 2003 - Jan 2010

    CTO / Director of Technology

    Panda Security

    Led engineering team of 300+ (Architecture, Development, QA, Project Management, Operations, Support, UX). Managed definition, architecture, development, delivery and operations of security solutions and highavailability systems to support changing business needs. Involved in company strategy. Implemented adoption of waterfall and agile methodologies. Led technical decisions and process improvement. Controlled hiring, training, coaching and appraisal of staff.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Aug 2000 - Dec 2002

    Head of Software Engineering


    Led team of 30+ engineers (Development & QA) including hiring, motivation and performance review. Managed architecture, development and delivery of large-scale online & web-based systems and integration with B2B and back-office systems. Led technical decisions to achieve the business plan. Collaborated with client divisions and company partners on implementation of projects.

  • 3 years and 8 months, Jan 1997 - Aug 2000

    Project Manager


    Managed worldwide engineering projects of automatic toll, ticketing and payment systems. Ensured achievement of deadlines, client requirements fulfilment, quality assurance and profitability. Organized project management actions by working in close collaboration with engineering units, clients and providers.

  • 3 years and 2 months, Dec 1993 - Jan 1997

    Technical Lead


  • 8 months, May 1993 - Dec 1993

    Technical Lead


  • 8 months, Sep 1992 - Apr 1993

    Technical Lead

    Ecna Informática

  • 3 years and 3 months, Jul 1989 - Sep 1992

    Software Developer


  • 7 months, Jan 1989 - Jul 1989

    Software Developer


Educational background for Alfonso Fernandez-Barandiaran

  • 2010 - 2011

    Executive MBA

    University of Barcelona

  • 2010 - 2011

    Executive MBA

    EAE Business School

  • 4 years and 10 months, Sep 1983 - Jun 1988

    MSc in Physics (Computer Science)

    University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU

    Specialization in Computer Science


  • Spanish

    First language

  • English


  • French



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