Member of the Band – David Pérez Senior DevOps Engineer

Much like a pod of whales or a pack of wolves, did you know that a group of gorillas is called a band? In this blog series, we’re going to introduce you to members of our band – engineers, technical recruiters, PMs, designers, and more who make up the most important asset in Gorilla Logic…our talent! Are you Gorilla material? Join the band today!

David Pérez – Senior DevOps Engineer

David PerezDavid Pérez is a DevOps and full-stack engineer and enjoys the challenges of working with technology. He is also passionate about playing and listening to music, especially metal. He enjoys spending time with his son, who is currently 1 1/2 years old.

Where’s your hometown? – El Roble, Alajuela.

How many years have you worked in your field? – For over 8 years.

Best advice you have received personally or professionally? – Be committed, work as hard as you rest, and be responsible — your career depends on that.  Most importantly, take some time to relax and enjoy life, there is only one. 

If you could perform on stage with one famous musician/group, who would it be and why? – Led Zeppelin, they are pure magic on stage! I would also love to play with Metallica. A full-on metal concert with me playing the piano would sound awesome!

How do you spend your free time? – I like to play music and video games, test emerging technologies, and hang out with my family.

What is your guilty pleasure TV show? – Dragon Ball! I eat, dream, and sleep thinking of it!

Where do you go to relax and recharge? – I go to the mountains. I find it very relaxing to go to a very cold pool located in the Alajuela hills.

What made you want to work at Gorilla Logic? – I had talked with Cheri, a Gorilla Logic recruiter, a few times and she told me about the awesome benefits and the great environment Gorilla has. When I thought it was the right moment, Gorilla opened its doors and now I am here.

What is your personal motto? – Talk to me face to face, because my back doesn’t have ears.

What is your most used tool in your office? – Probably my laptop 🙂

Something that your LinkedIn profile couldn’t tell us? – I like to make others laugh. I enjoy when everybody is happy and laughing.

Who are the biggest cheerleaders in your life? – My family.

 

To read more about David and stay in touch, connect with him on LinkedIn and GitHub.

 

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Asia Patton
Asia Patton
Asia is a Marketing Administrator at Gorilla Logic. She has a Bachelor's degree in English and a minor in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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