Gianluca Costa's portrait
Elegance always matters

Technology

IT passionate since 1998

I started my journey in Information Technology at the age of 12

Personal experience
Since 1998
Work experience
5+ years
Full-stack development
DevOps & automation
Mentoring colleagues
Technological areas
Backend
Frontend
Desktop
DevOps
Relational DBMS
NoSQL
Cloud & AWS
Data Science
MSc in Computer Engineering

I also received the award dedicated to the 30 best Engineering students in Bologna in 2016

Academic publications
3
Award to the 30 best Engineering students in Bologna
in 2016
Scientific high school
100 / 100
Award in national competition of Latin translation
in 2003
Comprehensive experience

Over the years, I've learnt a wide variety of languages, frameworks and patterns

C#
JavaScript
HTML 5
CSS 3
Java
Scala
Python
SQL
C
Go
C++
Erlang
Elm
Ruby
Continuous learner

I never stop learning new ideas - especially by reading books and watching online courses

Open source developer

I love putting my knowledge into practice: my GitHub account consists of more than 70 projects

Cross-platform

I work on both Linux and Windows - and I'm more and more focused on cross-platform technologies

Linux
since 2004
Windows
since 1998
Android
since 2012
Raspbian
since 2016

Humanism

Human languages

...convey different viewpoints, which is paramount. I'm also fond of morphology and phonetics

Italian
native
English (CAE, BEC Higher)
C1
French (DALF)
C1
German (Goethe Zertifikat)
B1
Dutch
elements
Spanish
elements
Chinese
elements
Music

I adore music - from classical to modern; I started studying its grammar, as a hobby, at the age of 9

Piano
Glockenspiel
Ukulele
Philosophy

The beauty of philosophy resides in its very pillars: curiosity, analytical thinking and conceptual clarity

Literature

I love literature - especially poetry: from my passion for opera stem my compositions in ancient Italian

Soft skills

Team playing is especially valuable to create elegant software - and it's also fun! Therefore, I constantly focus on improving soft skills

Originality

I believe that we should always do our best to make the world more modern, original and human