About me

Isabel in Germany all covered from cold

Olá 👋🏾 permalink

I'm Isabel, a Software Engineer from Portugal.

I really like the process of software development, including coding, documentation, testing, code reviews, communicating with peers within teams, thinking about solutions to problems, etc. I like to learn about software development best practices and apply them to my work, regardless of the technology I’m working with.

I also really giving back to the community by helping people getting started with open source and in tech through mentoring.

🌅 Open Source permalink

In 2018 I was accepted into the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program with AnitaB.org Open Source Community, in which I proposed Mentorship System project. During this program, I started to really like being involved with Open Source projects and communities. I loved that I got to work on this project from scratch.

At the moment, I’m an admin at the community and help maintain it's projects including both backend and android repositories of the Mentorship System. What I’ve been enjoying the most about being a maintainer is to manage the project contributions and, at the same time, help newcomers making their first contribution to open source, while providing a safe environment for them to learn, with the help from the community.

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I’ve graduated from Bachelors (2015) and Masters degree (2018) of Telecommunication and Informatics Engineering at Técnico Lisboa. I’ve developed my Master's thesis Private Reactive Multipath Communication Middleware at INESC-ID, which combines multipath communication and route monitoring to react to hijacking attacks.

💼 Work permalink

I'm currently working as a Software Engineer at Globality, focused on backend working with Python. Previously, I did a little bit of full stack, backend and android development. You can learn more about my professional history on LinkedIn.

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✉️ Want to send a message? You can reach me at isabel.monteiro.costa@gmail.com