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Technology Managers and Solutions Architects

As experienced Practice Leads, Gorilla Logic Technology Managers and Solutions Architects provide leadership and guidance to the Practice Lead team. They also drive our community outreach initiatives including developing curriculum for Gorilla Logic University, organizing Gorilla Logic Tech Talks, and collaborating with university professors on Gorilla Logic’s 6-week immersive internship program. Working closely with Gorilla Logic Area Engineering Managers, our Technology Managers and Solutions Architects provide career advice and professional development opportunities to our Gorillas—empowering them to grow their skills while contributing to our technology communities. The result is happy Gorillas; in a recent survey, 96% of Gorillas said they are enthusiastic about working for Gorilla Logic.

Sumiko Carter

Solutions Architect
UI/UX Practice Lead

Sumiko Carter

Solutions Architect & UI/UX Practice Lead

There are “left brain” thinkers, “right brain thinkers” – and Sumi. Trained in both studio art and mathematics…

Rolando Lazcares

Solutions Architect
Back-End Practice Lead

Rolando Lazcares

Solutions Architect & Back-End Practice Lead

Rolando handles back-end software engineering for some of Gorilla Logic’s biggest clients. And while he loves working with a variety of technologies…

Technology Manager / DevOps Practice Lead Rod Molina

Rodrigo Molina

Solutions Architect
DevOps Practice Lead

 

Rodrigo Molina

Solutions Architect & DevOps Practice Lead

When we asked Rod how he channels his inner Gorilla, he promptly replied, “It starts with a good cup of coffee!”.

Oscar Alfaro

Solutions Architect
Agile Practice Lead

Oscar Alfaro

Solutions Architect & Agile Practice Lead

“It took me a minute to decide to join Gorilla Logic,” Oscar recalls, “It was my easiest and best choice. I’ve accomplished more…

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Mariana Santamaria

Technology Manager
Back-End Practice Lead

Mariana Santamaria

Technology Manager & Back-End Practice Lead

“Multi-talented” is a word that is often used to describe Mariana. She joined Gorilla Logic after spearheading ecommerce solutions for Bodybuilding.com. Mariana is always looking for a new challenge…

Practice Leads

Our Practice Leads eat, sleep and breathe technology – whether it’s UX/UI, Back-End Development, QA, or Mobile and Web applications. Rooted in Agile best practices, they train and mentor our Gorillas while creating opportunities for them to interact with the latest technologies.

Beccy Dreyling

Agile Practice Lead

Beccy Dreyling

Agile Practice Lead

Beccy will jump into anything – whether it’s a freezing cold ocean for her latest triathlon, or any Gorilla Logic client project. She is a whiz at onboarding and mentoring Agile teams, tracking delivery cycles…

Gabriela Oropeza

Back-End Practice Lead

Gabriela Oropeza

Back-End Practice Lead

Gaby’s role at Gorilla Logic is two-fold. As a Back-end Practice Lead, she designs and develops software solutions…

Paula Chavarria

Mobile Practice Lead

Paula Chavarria

Mobile Practice Lead

Gorilla Logic wooed Paula away from her previous company, and she now leads our mobile practice. In addition to developing cutting edge, customer-centric mobile apps, she also educates her clients and teams…

Josh Scott

Web Practice Lead

Josh Scott

Web Practice Lead

Josh claims that being a Gorilla comes naturally to him. Maybe it’s because he has a full stack background. It could also be his drive to learn new technologies and share best practices…

Daniel Reyes

Web Practice Lead

Daniel Reyes

Web Practice Lead

Being a Gorilla allows you to have ownership in the projects you work on.” Daniel notes. “Having responsibility for each task and working independently…

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Andrés Arcia

Back-End Practice Lead

Andrés Arcia

Back-End Practice Lead

As a Backend Practice Lead, Andres works closely with his fellow Gorillas to develop the web services and infrastructure that serve…

Miguel Alvarado

DevOps Practice Lead

Miguel Alvarado

DevOps Practice Lead

As a DevOps Practice Lead, Miguel works with a team of developers and finds solutions to our clients’ complex technology…

QA Practice Lead Jose Pablo Meseguer

Pablo Meseguer

QA Practice Lead

Pablo Meseguer

QA Practice Lead

Pablo leads Gorilla Logic’s talented QA team – creating strategies and test plans for client projects while defining and promoting best practices. Pablo also works closely with Gorilla Logic’s talent team to interview potential Gorillas…

Mariano Alvarez

Web Practice Lead

Mariano Alvarez

Web Practice Lead

When Mariano first joined Gorilla Logic, we tasked him with developing a new application, using new technology, for one of our new clients. Not surprisingly, he jumped at the opportunity. Mariano loves to take on new challenges…

John Schuch

John Schuch

Security Practice Lead

John Schuch

Security Practice Lead

John is a longtime Gorilla (9 years and counting!) with deep experience in numerous software and web applications….

Luis Porras

Back-End Practice Lead

Luis Porras

Back-End Practice Lead

As a Back-End Practice Lead, Luis works closely with fellow Gorillas to develop web services and infrastructures…

Kyle Balogh

Mobile Practice Lead

Kyle Balogh

Mobile Practice Lead

Kyle loves to code – seriously. As he puts it, “it’s a hobby as much as a job.” Kyle leverages his mad coding skills to create killer mobile apps for our clients. And his coding cred also enables him to…

Rodolfo Conejo

QA Practice Lead

Rodolfo Conejo

QA Practice Lead

Rodolfo is a perfectionist by nature – which is exactly what we look for in a QA Practice Lead. He joined Gorilla Logic as a Senior Test Automation Engineer, testing REST API and web services, as well as mobile and web applications.

Arturo Campos

Web Practice Lead

Arturo Campos

Web Practice Lead

Arturo is naturally curious. Whether he’s tinkering with his car, or exploring the latest AI technology, he loves learning how things work.

Minor Madrigal

Software Architecture Practice Lead

Minor Madrigal

Software Architecture Practice Lead

Minor’s role at Gorilla Logic has a multitude of components. As a Software Architecture Practice Lead he defines development standards…

Area Engineering Managers (AEMs)

Anytime we pose a challenge to our Area Engineering Managers, their response is always the same – “Bring it!” Organized, unflappable, and good humored, they ensure our clients have the best team of Gorillas on board to tackle their most challenging projects.

Hector Gonzalez

AEM Costa Rica

Hector Gonzalez

AEM Costa Rica

The first thing that attracted Hector to Gorilla Logic was its fast-paced, Agile environment. Once he immersed himself in the company, he unleashed his innate ability…

Robert Pangilinan

Robert Pangilinan

AEM Costa Rica

Robert Pangilinan

AEM Costa Rica

Ask Robert to share what he likes best about being a Gorilla, and he’ll tell you that it’s difficult to pinpoint just one thing.

Gabriela Zúñiga

AEM Costa Rica

Gabriela Zúñiga

AEM Costa Rica

Gabriela’s role at Gorilla Logic requires both technical knowledge and communication skills…

Armando Vargas

AEM Costa Rica

Armando Vargas

AEM Costa Rica

Armando is one of Gorilla Logic’s original Area Engineering Managers (AEMs), overseeing a team of 45 talented software engineers, tech leads and scrum masters. In addition to managing his team’s daily activities, he also…

Paola Calderón

AEM Costa Rica

Paola Calderón

AEM Costa Rica

Paola embodies what it means to be a Gorilla. Friendly, open-minded, and funny – she is always up for a new challenge. She started…

Bryan Cruz

AEM Costa Rica

Bryan Cruz

AEM Costa Rica

Bryan’s role at Gorilla Logic is key to the development process. As an Area Engineering Manager he works with his team…

Lissette Campos

AEM Costa Rica

Lissette Campos

AEM Costa Rica

Lissette uses both her technical knowledge and communication skills to lead her team and keep projects on track…

Randy Jimenez AEM

Randy Jimenez

AEM Costa Rica

Randy Jimenez

AEM Costa Rica

Randy reads any book about philosophy, psychology and human behavior. His love of learning is just one of the reasons why he excels in his role…

Helena Morales

AEM Costa Rica

Helena Morales

AEM Costa Rica

Helena works with the team at Gorilla Logic to help projects stay on track. When asked what trait is critical in her role, Helena says, …

John Howard

AEM Colombia

John Howard

AEM Colombia

John describes himself as a creative person who enjoys being busy. To keep things this way, he fills his free time traveling…

Technical Recruiters

Our recruiters hire top-tier software developers to bring our clients’ critical web, mobile and enterprise development projects to life. Bonus: they also bring their dogs to work.

Susan McTaggart

Manager of Recruiting

Susan McTaggart

Manager of Recruiting

Susan knows first hand that presenting people with the right opportunity can have a huge impact on their future...

Matt Moore

Technical Recruiter

Matt Moore

Technical Recruiter

According to Matt, the best part of his job is interacting with talented people while learning about the cutting-edge technologies they use in their daily roles…

Cheri Kruger Muhle

Recruitment Team Lead

Cheri Kruger Muhle

Recruitment Team Lead

Whether she’s swimming with sea turtles or recruiting a potential Gorilla, Cheri loves a challenge. She enjoys searching for amazing software developers…

Mark Schnefke

Technical Recruiter

Mark Schnefke

Technical Recruiter

Whether it’s finding amazing BBQ in Rota, Spain, tips for backpacking along the Inca trail to Machu Picchu, or discovering fantastic career opportunities at Gorilla Logic, Mark Schnefke is your guy.

Jen Stark

Jen Stark

Sr. Technical Recruiter

Jen Stark

Sr. Technical Recruiter

Jen knew after her first conversation with co-founders Stu and Ed that Gorilla Logic was where she was meant to be. And over the years, she’s seen Gorilla Logic grow...

Sales and Client Services

Gorilla Logic’s Sales and Client Services teams do more listening than talking – getting to know you, your goals, and what success looks like for your organization. We then provide you with purpose-built teams of Agile Gorillas that scale according to your needs. Our Sales and Client Services teams work with you as a flexible, collaborative partner that supports you at every stage of your journey.

Leza Dabit

Client Services Manager

Leza Dabit

Client Services Manager

Leza is just as passionate about Gorilla Logic’s culture and the opportunities to help her fellow Gorillas excel in their careers….

John Ragland

Client Services Manager

John Ragland

Client Services Manager

John creates and manages relationships with Gorilla Logic clients. When speaking about his role, John says, ….

Logan Uxa

Business Development Consultant

Logan Uxa

Business Development Consultant

Logan supports, analyzes and develops new business opportunities for Gorilla Logic. His competitive nature, paired with business skills….

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