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 Architect at SAP.



Coordinated efforts in teams of individuals with complementary expertise, at fast pace and self-starter environments, from startups to a Fortune 500 company.

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

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




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





Senior Software Architect @ SAP

Jan 2022 - Present

  • Team lead, providing mentorship, technical expertise and guidance
  • Pioneered and architected the first innovative internal project (CDC Toolbox) that extends Gigya / SAP CDC functionalities to remove repetitive tasks, saving time (70% to 90%), while drastically increasing productivity and revenue
  • Architected, restructured and presented internal project initiatives to develop standalone products using BTP to improve SAP Hybris Commerce / SAP Commerce Cloud and Spartacus
  • Created an internal course to certify SAP Web Developers to improve code quality and upgrade the skill set of the team
  • Architected and developed unique technical solutions, catering to custom client needs and requisites
  • Developed Gigya / SAP CDC projects for some of the best companies on the globe

Strategy & Operations Lead @ Golens

Nov 2020 - Dec 2021

  • Lead the operation from conception to a multi-country expansion
  • Closely coordinated efforts of designers, programmers, marketeers and logistics experts
  • Established and implemented the design language and branding
  • Designed an innovative and interactive homepage widget menu to engage costumers
  • Optimized the costumer path to minimize steps and distractions in order to maximize sales

Lead Software Developer @ BrainAnswer

Aug 2015 - Oct 2020

  • Lead the neuroscience platform development, testing and launch
  • Architected a multi-server system to manage large inflows of data
  • Built a unified signal processing system capable of running algorithms from multiple programming languages (C++, R, Python, PHP, ImageJ)
  • Created and documented an API for third party integrations
  • Designed and built a powerful study creator tool with video, forms, interactive games, managing stimuli groups and randomization
  • Architected and built an app for Windows to record Webcam, Microphone, Eye-trackers, EEG headsets and sensors in a unified system
  • Implemented a visualization tool, with synchronized signals, videos, forms, powerful statistics and cross-referencing data analysis

Full Stack Software Developer @ GameTrade

Apr 2014 - Nov 2016

  • Built and shipped the marketplace as an MVP, continuing the development based on community suggestions
  • Developed the design language and user experience
  • Designed and built the interactive search feature
  • Architected an automated database management system that keeps it self-updated, integrating third party APIs
  • Built an innovative chat with embedded product transactions
  • Implemented a user transaction feedback system
  • Created a back-office to manage user badges, reviews, videos

Software Developer @ 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
  • Collaborated with a diverse team organizing workshops and events
  • Interfaced with clients in a regular basis, providing technological expertise and knowledge

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

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

Full Stack Software Developer @ GiftList

Feb 2012 - Jun 2013

  • Developed a framework to synchronize data in real-time from the front-end to 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

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 costs sending SMS between operators
  • Developed a web based back-office to manage bulk send of SMS, with contact groups and servers management
  • Created a C++ library to manage GSM Modems, with functions to connect, send SMS, receive SMS, send specific commands, etc
  • Built the back-end connection between the user experience and the servers sending and receiving SMS

Software Developer @ PaperPile

Sep 2010 - Apr 2011

  • Designed, built and shipped the money management web app to track expenses and establish goals


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



Sharpening the creative side


The passion to make the world a better place