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.
AKA Chief Entertainment Officer!
All I enjoy doing is solving problems and overcoming challenges. Solving real business or social problems, creates real business value, and the benefits improves the lives of those involved.
At Cielo Costa, we are becoming the world’s most desired technology consultancy. When our clients seek a partner to help them overcome their business challenges by building a software solution, we are the first they think of.
We are passionate about helping our clients and colleagues with empathy. Constantly empowering ourselves and one another with the needed knowledge, tools and abilities. Every step of the way, our brave decisions and actions showcase our sense of transparency and responsibility, building confidence and trust within ourselves and our clients.
I have over 20 years experience in the computer and technology industry, with some business sense.
AKA Captain Flint’s Deputy!
“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.
“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.
Cielo Costa has given me the freedom for creativity when working with customers to build solutions to the problems their businesses are facing, bringing about a real and beneficial change to the day-to-day working lives of staff at all levels.
I have 20+ years' experience designing collaborative solutions including intranets, extranets, document management, knowledge management and process automation applications.
As a certified Change Management specialist and User Adoption expert, I am passionate about collaboration, and the "people" side of technology. I have worked with customers to design, build and adopt solutions in sectors such as insurance, legal, finance, media, education, local and central government and various charities.
AKA Lord of Wisdom!
“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.
AKA Full Stack Genie!
“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.
Quality Assurance Analyst
AKA The Immortal Perfectionist!
"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.