Empathetic, diverse and smart
Who we are…
A diverse and international group of technology enthusiasts, the Cielo Costa team of people have always been accountable in delivering quality, technologically advanced products and services.
Ali is our CEO at Cielo Costa.
Ali has an intriguing background in business development and technology. Having worked in corporations and projects in the UK and internationally, Ali specialises in concept development using new technology-based platforms and enhancing businesses performance and output.
Within his engagements, Ali demonstrates immediate credibility and accountability through his understanding of the client's business goals and by working integrally with them to create a sound solution to help them achieve those goals.
Ben is our Principal Consultant at Cielo Costa.
“I love being involved in new ventures and building an awesome team that make use of the latest technologies to help companies with their key goals.”
Ben's background is aligned with helping organisations migrate their infrastructure and solutions onto the Microsoft cloud, namely Azure services, Office 365, SharePoint, Power BI, PowerApps. Ben achieves this by first understanding the fundamental business requirement, and from this architect appropriate solutions (IaaS, PaaS or SaaS) using Microsoft technologies.
Ben is hands-on with the delivery, managing teams to build the solutions, and using best practices for all types of development.
Ben has completed several major projects internationally across industry sectors such as government, retail, healthcare, insurance, oil, banking, motor industry and new media.
Charlie is our Principal Consultant at Cielo Costa.
“My favourite aspect of working at Cielo Costa is ensuring we are providing the right solutions for our customers. That can be a complex technical solution or it can be something really straightforward - but the key element is providing the right solution for the customer, solving their business problems and enabling them to be more efficient and effective."
Charlie is a skilled and highly proficient Consultant, Architect and Developer with many years of experience building business solutions for major clients using Microsoft technologies, particularly Office 365 and SharePoint. He has experience of a variety of industry sectors delivering projects with their entire lifecycle; from design through to delivery and transition into live service. He has been developing solutions with Microsoft technologies for over 18 years and has specialised in SharePoint since 2007.
Keen on open source initiatives and sharing his skills and experience, Charlie has recently joined Cielo Costa as an active member of our dynamic team.
Steve is our Senior Consultant at Cielo Costa.
“The best thing about working for Cielo Costa is the relationship we have with our customers, built on honesty and always trying to go the extra mile to deliver the best solutions where possible. Working for Cielo Costa allows me to deliver solutions on the latest cutting edge technologies improving the way our clients work by driving collaboration and increasing productivity which allows them to reach their goals even quicker.”
Steve specialises mostly in SharePoint products and technologies since 2010. His first role within this technology was as an SharePoint Administrator supporting a global Intranet hosted on SharePoint 2007. Since then he has moved in to consultancy and have worked with every version of SharePoint to date, delivering both out of the box and customised solutions on both on-premise and online versions. Steve’s main experience has been the delivery of a vast number of intranets and document management solutions across many different sectors such as defense, construction, retail, education and healthcare. He has a wealth of experience when it comes to migration projects, migrating content \ solutions from on-premise to online and between different SharePoint versions.
Steve’s specialties include; Requirements Gathering, Business Analysis, Process Mapping, Information Architecture, Governance, SharePoint \ Office 365 Administration & Configuration, Nintex, ShareGate.
Akash is our Software Developer at Cielo Costa.
“The best thing about Cielo Costa’s team is our ability to be agile and build Office 365 technical solutions. The company has provided me a secure platform to be productive and prove my technical ability using cutting edge technologies.”
Working in sectors including Manufacturing, Healthcare and Retail, Akash is a Microsoft Certified Professional having more than eight years of experience in Enterprise Application and Mobile App development using cloud-based platforms.
A self-driven individual who pursues transparent team interaction and customer service quality, believing in implicitly following Agile methodologies to deliver best service to customers, involving all levels of the business at every stage of a project.
Piotr is our Developer at Cielo Costa.
“My forte is creating the highest quality software for clients. At Cielo Costa I’m able to work on interesting and involved projects that allow me to build upon and learn new programming skills.”
Piotr has been interested in coding since very early in his life, learning and pursuing many programming languages. Piotr progressed on to writing computer and mobile applications as well as programming for gaming, web systems, websites and even software for micro controllers.
Programming is not only his career but is also his hobby, eager to understand new technologies, learn new applications and development methodologies.
Viraj is our Quality Assurance Analyst at Cielo Costa.
"Being able to share happy moments with team members who are almost like family members to me, Cielo Costa gives me the feeling of being a truly valuable asset to the company."
Viraj is responsible for quality control, process improvement and software testing services. Currently working for one of core products: Vantage Legend. Viraj has carried out back-end testing for web services/ API services as well as created reports for testing.
Viraj consistently carries out various testing phases; Functional, Performance, Smoke, Sanity, Regression amongst others. Viraj focuses on automation testing tools like Selenium Webdriver (JAVA), TestNG framework and JMeter. He also possesses a knowledge of basic SQL queries and CRUD operations of database testing.
Viraj originally started working for Internet of Things(IoT) apps where he had integrated smart hardware devices. He carries the Agile Methodology using the tools; JIRA, TestRail, VSTS. As well as being versed with HubSpot. His working experience involves all phases of SDLC and STLC.