Hi, I'm Luís Marques

I build things for the web.

I'm a software developer specializing in building and designing exceptional digital experiences. Currently, I'm a Senior Software Developer & Architect at SAP.



Pioneered initiatives, architected projects and lead teams at fast pace and self-starter environments, from startups to a Fortune 500 company (#1 in Cloud Services).

Lead Software Engineer in the planning, architecture and development of a full-featured neuroscience platform to study human behavior, from conception to being used in multiple continents.

Full Stack Software Engineer, leading the development of the #1 marketplace for video games in Portugal, building it from zero, implementing ideas from the community.




  • JavaScript
  • TypeScript
  • C++/C#
  • PHP
  • R
  • Python
  • HTML/Pug
  • CSS/Sass/Less




Senior Software Developer & Architect @ SAP

Jan 2022 - Present

  • Team lead, providing mentorship, technical expertise and guidance
  • Pioneered, architected and developed the first innovative internal project that extends SAP CDC / Gigya, saving over €7,000,000 annually and 70% to 90% of the time in some tasks (SAP Customer Data Cloud toolkit)
  • Architected and restructured internal project initiatives to develop standalone products using BTP, saving hundreds of hours yearly in SAP Commerce Cloud and SAP Spartacus implementations
  • Created an internal course to certify SAP Web Developers to improve code quality, resulting in the skill set upgrade of 80% of the team
  • Developed custom SAP CDC / Gigya implementations for some of the best companies and governments on the globe with 0 escalations

Strategy & Operations Lead @ Golens

Nov 2020 - Dec 2021

  • Led the operation from conception to a multi-country expansion in less than 5 months, starting without branding, website, product database, suppliers, delivery partners, payment system or packaging
  • Developed an internal app to manage product stocks integrated with the invoicing software, enabling the quick management of over 150,000 SKUs
  • Optimised the user journey by removing 50% of steps in some cases

Lead Software Developer & Architect @ BrainAnswer

Aug 2015 - Oct 2020

  • Architected and built a data collection system to remotely record Webcam, Microphone, Eye-trackers, EEG headsets and sensors simultaneously by the millisecond from dozens of stations totalling more than 100 channels each, storing and organizing gigabytes in a short amount of time
  • Built a concurrent signal processing system to agnostically run algorithms in 5 different programming languages, such as C++, R, Python, PHP, ImageJ
  • Designed and built a powerful study creator tool with video, forms, interactive games, managing stimuli groups and randomisation
  • Created a user management system to support the roles of “tester”, “user”, “organization” and “admin”, including a public API for external integrations
  • Developed a visualization tool, to see synchronized signals with videos, forms, powerful statistics and cross-referencing data analysis

Lead Software Developer & Architect @ GameTrade

Apr 2014 - Nov 2016

  • Built and shipped the marketplace as an MVP in less than 4 months, with an innovative chat with embedded product transactions and feedback
  • Created an automated database system that keeps itself updated multiple times a day for over 50,000 games, integrating third-party APIs
  • Developed the design language, user experience, front end and back-end
  • Created a back-office to manage user badges, reviews, videos, statistics

Full Stack Software Developer & Consultant @ Vectis

Feb 2013 - Apr 2015

  • Built uniquely innovative website and e-commerce experiences
  • Co-created a Web-Documentary with 3D navigation to raise awareness for the ecology in Portugal
  • Interfaced with clients regularly, providing technological expertise
  • Collaborated with a diverse team organizing workshops and events

Full Stack Software Developer @ Routrip

Dec 2013 - Nov 2014

  • Designed and built a smartphone app using Cordova with integrated QR codes and maps
  • Implemented a gamified touristic routes interface with points of interest and prizes for completion
  • Developed a web-based app to enable business owners to buy locations and ads on the map

Front End Software Developer @ EyeSee

Jun 2013 - Dec 2013

  • Developed a back-office to manage users, clients and contents of the technology
  • Built a jQuery plugin to interact with the proprietary technology on any website
  • Designed and implemented a demo website

Full Stack Software Developer @ GiftList

Feb 2012 - Jun 2013

  • Developed a framework to synchronize data in real-time between the front end and the database, using JavaScript and PHP
  • Built a crowdfunding system to share the costs of a gift to a friend
  • Implemented a calendar view for event management and visualization

Full Stack Software Developer @ SMS Server

Apr 2011 - Jan 2013

  • Architected (with a Patent Proposal) and built an SMS Proxy system using servers with GSM Modems to reduce the costs of SMS between operators
  • Developed a web-based back-office to manage bulk send of SMS, with contact groups and server management
  • Created a C++ library to manage GSM Modems, with functions to connect, send SMS, receive SMS and send specific commands
  • Built the back-end connection between the user experience and the servers sending and receiving SMS

Full Stack Software Developer @ PaperPile

Sep 2010 - Apr 2011

  • Built a secure user authentication system with support for sharing tables of expenses between users
  • Developed and designed an inline editable table with automatic calculations
  • Created a gamification section for users to manage their goals with progress and statistics
  • Shipped the money management web app to track expenses, establish goals and share costs

Open Source

SAP Customer Data Cloud accelerator
Pioneer, Architect, Product Owner and Lead Developer
Feb 2023 - Present

Development environment for SAP CDC that enables the use of all modern tools, including modern JavaScript and real source control. Provides code separation, enabling best practices, unit tests and quality checks.

SAP Customer Data Cloud toolkit
Pioneer, Architect, Product Owner
Apr 2022 - Present

SAP Customer Data Cloud toolkit, adds new functionalities and improves existing ones in the SAP Customer Data Cloud product.



Neuroorganoleptics: Organoleptic Testing Based on Psychophysiological Sensing Aug 2021

Certain Heart Rate Variability (HRV) features have a strong correlation with the preferences self-reported by the participants.

e-CoVig: A Novel mHealth System for Remote Monitoring of Symptoms in COVID-19 May 2021

Cloud-based eHealth platform for collection, management and visualization of physiological and clinical data, with a smartphone-based ubiquitous system for acquiring COVID-19 symptomatic measurements.



3rd place at DISRU.PT Summit CCCCB "Shark Tank" Tim Vieira May 2015

Startup pitch contest.

Passport to Entrepreneurship Jun 2014

Secured investment for the development of an innovative project with high growth potential.


Expert Testimonials

Hugo Silva
Hugo Silva
Chief Innovation Officer at PLUX

Luis is a top performer and one of the hardest working professionals I ever met, distinguished for his motivation, discipline, and ability to work independently.

João Valente
João Valente
Chief Executive Officer at BrainAnswer

...a solid background in software architecture and development, going far beyond the state-of-the-art in many impactful solutions.

Pedro Duque Vieira
Pedro Duque Vieira
Owner of Pixel Duke, Expert in UX & Java, Writer, Open Source

Luís has shown a unique combination of technical know-how and aesthetic intuition, producing modern and robust user experiences.


Other Interests



Sharing inovation and ideas



Going to places hard to reach



Igniting the passion for building things



Sharpening the creative side


The passion to make the world a better place