Francisco de Gouveia

Bis 2023, Engineering Manager, PPRO Financial Ltd

München, Germany


Software Architecture
Distributed Systems
Amazon Web Services
NATS Streaming


Professional experience for Francisco de Gouveia

  • Current 11 months, since Feb 2023

    Engineering Manager

    Delivery Hero SE
  • 1 year and 1 month, Jan 2022 - Jan 2023

    Engineering Manager

    PPRO Financial Ltd

  • 6 months, Jul 2021 - Dec 2021

    Software Engineer

    PPRO Financial Ltd

  • 1 year and 11 months, Apr 2019 - Feb 2021

    Tech Lead


    * Led the team's tech decisions to guarantee the development is aligned with the business requirements * Interviewed candidates across IT departments * Supported development teams in several topics from software architecture to infrastructure, including migration of services from Mesosphere to Kubernetes * Assisted Head of Software Development One of the greatest achievements was to help reduce by almost 30% the company's monthly costs on cloud infrastructure in comparison to previous years

  • 3 years, Mar 2018 - Feb 2021

    Software Engineer


    * Implemented and maintained APIs used across teams * Replaced legacy internal systems * Automated inventory updates with integration to external cruiselines and operators * Increased awareness of issues by integrating our services with monitoring and alerting tools

  • 2 years, Mar 2016 - Feb 2018

    Freelance Software Engineer


    * Implemented a platform for the customers to review the experience on board and upload media * Implemented a control panel for administration, moderation and analysis of the customer reviews * Implemented a voucher API and a web based platform for promotion management and voucher redeeming * Finished the development of a distributed event tracker for analytics All products actively used years after development with low to no maintenance.

  • 4 months, Mar 2017 - Jun 2017

    Freelance Software Engineer

    App Camps gUG

    * Supported with the development and maintenance of the React webapp platform for teachers

  • 8 months, Jul 2015 - Feb 2016

    Software Engineer

    Wallat (MVP - not founded)

    * Conceptualized and designed a personal business idea * Built a mobile application, a web based platform and a backend for tracking and categorization of personal expenses on-the-go with synchronization between devices * Shortly released the product in the DACH countries

  • 8 months, Nov 2014 - Jun 2015

    Freelance Cloud Services Consultant and Developer

    TerminApp GmbH

    * Assisted with management of services and databases on AWS and MongoLab * Developed the backend service used for the mobile application to provide schedules, availability and suggestions for next appointments based on employees availability and working times

  • 2 years, Jul 2013 - Jun 2015

    Freelance Software Architect, Lead Developer, DB Admin, Cloud Services Admin

    Live Sense Pty Ltd.

    * Led the development and architecture of a distributed ETL system for the collection of sensor data from industrial appliances * Led the development and architecture of the web based framework for organization management, sensor management and dashboards presenting historical and near real-time sensor data * Management of services and databases in AWS

  • 8 months, Nov 2012 - Jun 2013

    Freelance System Designer, Developer and Cloud Services Administrator

    Live Sense (MVP development)

    * Designed and built a distributed ETL system for the collection of sensor data from industrial appliances * Designed and built a web based platform for organization management, sensor management and dashboards presenting historical and near real-time data * Set up and maintained the services and databases on AWS The MVP was successful and resulted in the foundation of Live Sense Pty Ltd.

  • 1 year and 2 months, Jun 2011 - Jul 2012



    * Documented enterprise Web Services for academic use under the Academic Playground & Innovation project at University of Aveiro (Portuguese and English documentation) * Built usage examples in several programming languages

  • 2 years and 1 month, Sep 2005 - Sep 2007

    IT Support Technician

    Colégio de Gaia

    * Managed the school's network * Administered the Active Directory system * Maintained the hardware and software from the administrative offices and classrooms * Assisted teachers and students

Educational background for Francisco de Gouveia

  • 2012 - 2013

    Information Systems

    Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg

  • 2011 - 2013

    Information Systems

    Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal


  • German


  • Spanish


  • English


  • Portuguese

    First language


Continuous learning

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