Careers - Gorilla Logic


Node Technical Lead
Medellin, Colombia or 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. Our highly collaborative, Agile Gorillas are uniquely qualified to implement complex software initiatives and are skilled at large Agile implementations. As an established leader in mobile, Internet, and enterprise application development we attract some of the most talented developers and interesting projects. Gorilla Logic's commitment to solving advanced technology issues enables us to deliver high-quality, full-featured applications we are proud of.

The Details
  • Full-time employment with Gorilla Logic
  • Work out of our very modern office in San Jose, Costa Rica or Medellín, Colombia
  • Position available to start ASAP; Flexible for 30-day notice
  • Fun environment and flexible work schedule
  • Paid company private insurance and compensated days off
  • Product ownership, close-knit team, and endless opportunities within company!
Lead Backend Engineer
Gorilla Logic is looking for a Lead Backend Engineer. This is a unique and highly technical role responsible for server-side web application logic as well as the integration of the front-end development, requiring outstanding programming skills and a passion for developing applications. 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. 

  • Create efficient code and improve the server-side applications and databases
  • Ensure high performance and responsiveness to request from the front-end
  • Write web services and API’s used by front-end web and mobile developers
  • Collaborate with front-end developers and other team members to establish objectives and design more functional, cohesive code to enhance the user experience
  • Define and communicate technical and design requirements
  • Build high-quality reusable code that is used in the future
  • Conducts unit test, code reviews, refactors the current source code, assesses and improves application performance, and maintains design and code documentation
Technical Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 5+ years of back-end development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience in Node.js/Express
  • 6+ months of experience as a technical lead
  • Version control, such as Git, CVS, TFS or SVN, and CI/CD fundamentals
  • In-depth knowledge of the entire process of web development (design, development, and deployment)
  • Include CMS frameworks on request by the client (.NET, DevExpress, Sitecore)
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases, experience with ORM frameworks
  • Experience with Microservices architecture
  • Experience with Web Services and API integration
  • Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills and experience as a technical lead on an Agile team 
  • Understanding of accessibility and security compliance
  • Good Analytical thinking
  • Excellent communication
Bonus Skills
  • Experience with AWS Cognito and Lambda functions
  • Experience with JWT
  • Cloud development experience including AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud
  • Experience with Angular, React, or Vue
  • Experience with Serverless development
  • Experience with SwaggerHub


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