Careers - Gorilla Logic


Senior Backend Engineer (Node.js)
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

·      Hiring remote, full-time employees within Costa Rica & Colombia.

·      Paid private insurance and compensated days off.

·      Quarterly travel to our modern offices in based San Jose, Costa Rica or Medellín, Colombia.

·      Align to US-based business hours; potential travel to US-based client sites.

·      Utilize Zoom video & audio calls to collaborate across locations. 

·      Access to best-in-class technical training.

·      Endless career paths & growth opportunities within technology consulting!

Senior Backend Engineer (Node)

Gorilla Logic is working is looking for a Senior Backend Engineering, who will work with a team of engineers building and maintaining our client’s web application. You will apply your skills and experience to develop reliable, scalable and sustainable world class web applications for the fitness industry. 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.




·      Responsible for backend web development, API and database integration.

·      Responsible for design, building and implementation of web applications.

·      Participating in the design, documentation and creation of scalable and secure software.

·      Proficient in both front-end and back-end languages, frameworks and databases.

·      Work with development teams and product managers to ideate software solutions.

·      Define, document and communicate technical requirements.

·      Must have the ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

·      Strong communication skills to interact with Agile team members.

·      Good Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Technical Requirements

·      Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience).

·      5+ years of web application development experience.

·      3+ years of programming experience in Node.js/Express.

·      1+ years of experience implementing applications in Amazon Web Services.

·      Experience with databases such as MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and MongoDB.

·      Experience with data models and database query optimization.

·      Experience with modern microservices architecture

·      Understanding of accessibility and security compliance.

·      Experience with RESTful Web Services, API’s and asynchronous data flow.

·      Write unit, integration and functional test.

·      Demonstrated ability to work with clients, UI/UX design and front-end developers.

·      Demonstrated expertise in continuous integration/delivery/deployment.


Bonus Skills

·      Familiar with Vue and PHP/Laravel.

·      Familiar with serverless architectures.

·      Experience with Docker and Kubernetes (Containers and Orchestration).

·      Experience with Caching, Messaging and Streaming (Redis, Kafka, Flink, RabbitMQ).

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