Roland Grießer.

Software Engineer.

  • +43 650 6544670
  • Jahrmarktgasse 8, 9020 Klagenfurt, Austria
  • German / English

Skills and Certifications.


Excellent knowledge: C#, Xamarin, JavaScript, React, Redux
Good knowledge: SQL, Java, Android, iOS, PHP, C, C++, Matlab, LabVIEW
Great communication skills gained during 4 years of travelling and working remotely in 20+ countries across the world.


Xamarin Certified Mobile Developer, Microsoft Certified Professional, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) 1 to 4, CCNA Exploration: Accessing the WAN, CCNA: Fundamentals of Wireless LANs

Professional Highlights.

Jan 2021
- present

Managing Director TPA Software Consulting GmbH, Klagenfurt, Austria

  • Build and managed a team of three software developers, trained and mentored two junior software developers.
  • Worked together with multiple stakeholders on various projects, both externally and internally.
  • Created and maintained internal tools (design, architecture, development, deployment) that are used by several hundred employees within the TPA Group.

Jun 2018
- Dec 2021

Lead Software Engineer Bitmovin, Klagenfurt, Austria

Bitmovin is a multimedia technology company which provides services that transcode digital video and audio to streaming formats using cloud computing, and streaming media players.
  • Worked on the Bitmovin Analytics product, an API driven video analytics system; together with director, improved and extended the REST API, ingress and data storage, currently handling ~220 events/s and storing 7+ billion events. (Java, Go, Crate)
  • Designed and implemented new analytics dashboard; shows 25+ different video metrics, with the ability to break down and filter data by browser, OS, etc. (React)
  • Designed and implemented ads analytics module; collects performance metrics about ad playback in addition to existing video analytics data (JavaScript)
  • Improved existing data collectors on multiple platforms (iOS, Android, Web)
  • Created integrations for Business Intelligence Tools (Google Data Studio, Tableau)

Jul 2015
- Present

Software Engineer & Consultant Roland Griesser KG, Fresach, Austria / Remote

Self-employed consultant offering software and web development, IT consulting, and project management for global clients and individuals.
  • Developed iOS app for coordinating fire departments across Austria; app would automatically start navigation to emergencies and provide points of interest i.e. fire hydrants, blueprints of public buildings (Objective-C, Server written in ASP.NET/MSSQL)
  • Developed Android app for Kelag Corp.; allowed customers to track meter readings (i.e. gas, power, water) & fuel consumption, visualize data via charts, and get tips to save energy (Java, SQlite)
  • Managed team of three engineers to develop FlexoTime, a time tracking software sold as a SaaS subscription targeted specifically for employers as required by Austrian labor regulations (Silverlight, MS SQL)
  • Developed web platform to survey data from 40+ sawmill companies across Austria and automate analysis and reporting for Austrian gov’t & industry stakeholders (Visual WebGUI building HTML5 applications in C# & MSSQL)

Feb 2017
- Aug 2018

Lead Software Engineer Mailbird, Remote / Company based in Palo Alto, CA

Mailbird is a communication platform awarded as the best email client for Windows. The software connects all your favorite email, IM, calendar, task and messaging apps into one. Currently 1.5M+ accounts are managed through Mailbird.
  • Led cross-platform mobile strategy (Android and iOS) in partnership with CTO to extend Mailbird’s desktop app
  • Developed company’s 1st Android app through partnering with designer, redesigning the existing software architecture, and refactoring code base to make existing libraries usable over multiple platforms (Xamarin)

Aug 2010
- Jun 2015

Lead Software Engineer TPA Group, Klagenfurt, Austria / Remote

Led software development for headquarters of TPA, a leading company offering tax consulting and auditing services in 11 countries and 27 offices across Central and South Eastern Europe.
  • Spearheaded creation of master business development system to manage customers and leads across int’l offices; led feature requirements and systems design, coordination between the teams (C#, WinForms, MS Access)
  • Designed and developed master client information system, an internal electronic archive for searching and viewing customer data and files across various CRMs used by int’l offices (C#/WPF and MSSQL)
  • Designed and developed internal library management system (cataloguing database and checkout application) to track over 20,000 physical books and accounting documents across int’l offices (Silverlight, MS SQL)
  • Created executive dashboard that tracked key metrics for company leadership by aggregating various systems including ERP, CRM, accounting software, and time tracking software (C#/WPF and MSSQL as a database)
  • Maintained web (Microsoft IIS including PHP and WebDAV) and database servers (MSSQL, MySQL)


- present

Bachelor of Arts in Business Digital Tax & Accounting

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences / Villach, Austria
Academic training for the profession of tax consultants and accountants.

- 2015

Master of Science in Systems Design with Distinction Remote Sytems

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences / Villach, Austria Master's Thesis at Polytechnic University of Catalonia / Barcelona, Spain
Principal subjects: mathematics, informatics, technological physics, control systems, numeric processes, circuit design, robotics and systems theory.

Thesis: Developed web server (with support for WebSocket protocol and secured communications) for an embedded PC running an embedded Linux operating system which connected to voltage sags emulator through a CAN bus to provide real-time charts and sensor readings, as well as a way to remotely control the emulator (C++, Qt, SQlite).

- 2013

Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering with Distinction Embedded Systems

Carinthia University of Applied Sciences / Villach, Austria
Principal subjects: mathematics, informatics, physics, electrical engineering, signal processing and cybernetics.

- 2010

Technical College Information and Network Technology

HTBLuVA Villach / Villach, Austria
Principal subjects: software developing, network engineering, web technology, information technology.