Careers - Gorilla Logic


Senior Web Developer
San Jose, Costa Rica
Software Engineering

About Us
Gorilla Logic provides custom application development services on the ground and in the cloud to many of the world's leading software-driven organizations. It has a rich history of applying software engineering best practices to reduce the time and cost of delivering high-quality, full-featured applications with advanced functionality. Its technical leadership in mobile, rich Internet and enterprise applications showcases its broad commitment to software development best practices and quality.

The Details
  • Full time employment with Gorilla Logic
  • Work out of our very cool office in San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Position available to start ASAP; Flexible for 30 day notice
  • Fun environment and flexible work schedule
  • Paid company private insurance and compensated days off
  • Perks: Product ownership, direct collaboration with US teams, and endless opportunities within Gorilla Logic!
Senior Web Developer
Gorilla Logic is working with our client, an industry leader in online commerce space, to help build their team of highly intelligent and capable engineers. We are looking for a Senior Web Developer, working on our customer’s organizational management web application.  Based in San Jose, Costa Rica, this is a key role within our customer’s engineering team, requiring extensive web development experience with React, Redux, HTML 5 and CSS 3. Our environment will require you to work effectively with your teammates, of course. But your real success will be measured by how well you couple critical thinking with self-motivation, enthusiasm and determination.
  • Develop new application features using the latest technologies and good coding practices.
  • Build web components out of graphic designs.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Provide estimates for features with a defined scope.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Peer review other teammates’ code.
  • Required English Level: Upper intermediate to advanced
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 5+ years of web development experience is required.
  • 1+ year experience with React/Redux based applications is required.
  • Ability to create layouts using semantic HTML5 and advanced CSS3 is required.
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript performance and optimization is required.
  • Extensive use of APIs and understanding of HTTP and REST architecture is required.
  • Experience building single page applications is required.
  • Experience building reactive programming applications, including Observables and RxJS is required.
  • Advanced understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX is required.
  • Experience working with Git based repositories, including feature branches and forks is required.
  • Basic understanding of image authoring and web design tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, InVision, and/or Illustrator is required.
  • Developing high quality, reusable code that integrates nicely within the project codebase is required.
  • Strong communication skills to interact with Agile team members and clients is required.
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Bonus Skills
  • Advanced uses of React libraries (HOCs, Portals, Render props) and code splitting is a plus.
  • Advanced JavaScript knowledge ES2015+ is a plus.
  • Experience with Angular, Vue or any other modern JavaScript framework is a plus.
  • Experience with integrating third party tools and API like JIRA, Asana, Quip, Slack is a plus.
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery tools (Docker, Jenkins) and Cloud Platforms (AWS) is a plus.
  • Experience with Project Management tools (Confluence, JIRA) is a plus.



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