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Christoph Bäck, PMP

  

Software Product and Project Manager, -

Location: Vienna, Austria


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Credentials

Biography

Software Product and Project Manager with a total of 10+ years of industry experience in a wide variety of software developing companies ranging from start-ups to international corporations (spanning industries/fields like the Public Sector, Business Intelligence, Online Gambling, R&D and Professional Services).

Prior (and in between) to specializing in Software Product and Project Management he has gathered 4.5+ years of hands-on experience in Software Development (predominantly in Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing and related fields).

Specialities:

- Software Product and Project Management (e.g., according to PMI and Agile (Scrum, XP, Kanban and Lean))
- Business Intelligence/Data Warehousing/Data Management
- Software Development (Architecture and Design, Process Models, Software Engineering and Agile Methodologies)

Work experience

TBA, TBA
April 2015 - Present, Vienna, Austria
Working as a kind of technical consultant in the database field in order to update my technical knowledge and to learn a new domain -- and help a company in distress; open to new more suitable opportunities in resp. after Q3 2016

Job Seeker, -
October 2013 - March 2015, Vienna, Austria
Due to a reorganization (cost-cutting) I have been prematurely laid-off and hence was looking for new opportunities. From 06/2014 to 08/2014 I attended a full-time university course for financial controlling.

bwin.party services (Austria) GmbH, Technical Product Manager
January 2013 - September 2013, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Technical Product Manager in Trading and Content for Sports Betting. Scrum Product Owner w/ a team of 5-10 people for two products and in addition Project Manager for initiatives in the regulatory environment.

The initiatives were basically about adapting the back-end landscape and impacted systems/processes in order to support new regulatory requirements.

TechTalk Software Support Handelsgesellschaft m.b.H., Project Manager
January 2012 - January 2013, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Project Manager for customer projects for clients like the Austrian Federal Chancellery, the Austrian Patent Office and others in the public sector.

Tasks were the implementation of a new core system (incl. data migration), the maintenance and further development of an administrative application for the public schools of a federal state and of a typical register application.

aforms2web solutions & services GmbH, Team and Multi-Project Coordinator
May 2011 - November 2011, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Coordination of the team (w/ a staff of approx. 10 people) and of multiple customer projects (w/ dedicated project coordinators); Project management for product development projects and ScrumMaster for the team. The company works in the field of e-government and is a joint venture of Austrian ANECON and DPI Holding GmbH.

Sabbatical, -
July 2010 - April 2011, Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Sabbatical and seeking work after Matrixware Information Services GmbH -- a research-oriented international start-up -- folded due to lack of funding.

Matrixware Information Services GmbH, Product Manager
January 2007 - June 2010, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Conducted mainly project management (for instance as Scrum Product Owner) w/ teams of 5-10 people; first for a project which aimed at creating a framework for Information Retrieval/Intellectual Property and after that on a project in the domain of Machine Translation.

Prior to this role I was a Software Engineer (till February 2008) occupied mainly with database development (w/ similarities to data warehousing for unstructured data).

MIS Austria GmbH (acquired by Infor), Senior Software Engineer
January 2005 - December 2006, Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Worked in the field of Business Intelligence/Corporate Performance Management on analytic applications. I was primarily involved in the development of an application for financial consolidation and worked to a lesser extent on an application for budgeting, planning and forecasting.

The applications and related technologies (e.g., the in-memory MOLAP server and the reporting platform) are now part of the product line Infor Performance Management.

 

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