I am a passionate hands-on technologist, experienced in developing scalable and reliable software as well as scaling a team of motivated engineers to accommodate customer’s demand of exciting features in the FinTech landscape. Familiar with all stages in the development cycle from design to continuous delivery. Fond of working in agile software development organizations and customer-oriented environments. Seeks and fosters practices of constant improvement for his team as well as for himself. Keen to put to work his excellent analytical skills, high degree of accuracy and self-reliant working style.

Engineering Team Lead/Software Architect Nov 2019 - Present

  • Scaled a agile small team of 4 to a team of 12 highly motivated engineers
  • Led the technical design and implementation of new features, such as enabling to trade crypto-assets
  • Implemented a security policy for the core of the trading product
  • Provided architectural guidance across all engineering teams
  • Supported the Chief Architect in various initiatives such as the transformation of the DevOps landscape

BUX BV, Amsterdam

Founder Nov 2021 - Present

  • Provide consulting services in the FinTech space
  • Research of technical topics in the crypto community

Fincloud Software GmbH, Vienna

Senior Backend Developer Oct 2018 - Oct 2019

  • Forming of software processes to enable the development of BUX Zero
  • Software design and architecture of the core platform
  • Successful launch of a stable and reliable trading platform based on Kafka and CQRS
  • Introduction of US Stocks

BUX BV, Amsterdam

Sr. Software Engineer May 2017 - Sep 2018

Automic GmbH, aquired by CA, Vienna

  • Integration of a highly scalable complex event processing framework into a workload automation platform.
  • Lead and drive discussions affecting the component’s architecture and its interfaces to other technical components.

IT Senior Consultant Jan 2015 - May 2017

EBCONT Enterprise Technologies GmbH, Vienna

  • Reduced backend latency to 25% by introducing consistent distributed second level caching in a SaaS application for presentation editing for Red Bull.
  • Improved user experience by migrating the search functionality for a Red Bull web portal for more than 700 universities from Apache Solr to Elastic Search.
  • Advised AEP, an Ohio-based power supplier, on optimizing their solution for monitoring power outages of 130,000 customers.

Software Engineer Oct 2010 - Dec 2014

Automic (formerly UC4) GmbH, Vienna

  • Led the transformation from a monolithic to a highly scalable architecture for a SaaS analytics product for Automic’s job scheduling engine. Supported the closing of a million dollar deal by adding new features to a legacy Complex Event Processing engine.
  • Drastically increased product value for the post-acquisition customer base by integrating a .NET-based Complex Event Processing engine with existing Java-based enterprise architecture. Developed and conducted technical trainings for pre-sales and customer service teams located in Vienna and Seattle, WA.

Developer (part time) Nov 2005 - Sep 2009

Senactive GmbH, Vienna

  • Published the findings of a proof of concept implementation for a Complex Event Processing based recommender system in a peer-reviewed conference paper.
  • Continuously improved the quality by writing integration and black-box tests for a distributed Complex Event Processing engine.

Projects

  • FlinkEsper

An attempt to integrate the Esper engine with its query capabilities for pattern matching into Apache Flink to provide highly scalable pattern matching on event streams.

  • CQRS Rust

A CQRS framework written in Rust.

## Education

  • MSc in Medical Informatics Vienna University of Technology 2009 - 2011
  • BSc in Medical Informatics Vienna University of Technology 2005 - 2008
  • Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance) 2015 (expired)
  • COURSES
  • Managing Talent course

Languages

  • German (Native)
  • English (Professional)

Interests

  • Traveling
  • (Snow|Long)boarding
  • Finance and Cryptocurrencies

Conferences

  • 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2012 Tsukuba, Japan
  • The Second International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications, 2010 Les Menuires, France

Publications (peer reviewed)

  • P. Limbeck, W. G. Kropatsch, Y. Haxhimusa Semi-automatic tracking of markers in facial palsy. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition Tsukuba, Japan, 2012
  • P. Limbeck, M. Suntinger, J. Schiefer SARI OpenRec - Empowering Recommendation Systems with Business Events. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Databases, Knowledge and Data Applications Les Menuires, France, 2010
  • M. Suntinger, H. Obweger, J. Schiefer, P. Limbeck, G. R. Raidl. Trend-Based Similarity Search in Time-Series Data. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Databases, Knowledge and Data Applications Les Menuires, France, 2010
  • P. Limbeck, J. Schiefer. Solution Architecture for Visitor Segmentation and Recommendation Generation in Real Time. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies Turin, Italy, 2008)_