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GFT Costa Rica is expanding with 40 digital tech positions

GFT Costa Rica is expanding with 40 digital tech positions

  • Opportunities in Web and Cloud development, as well as Data Science, Business Intelligence and DevOps.
March 9th, 2022. San Jose, Costa Rica. The leading global company in digital transformation GFT continues with significant growth in our country. By December 2021, the company had a 49% growth in its workforce compared to the previous year, Net and FullStack developer being the main hired positions. To support its strong growth, GFT Costa Rica currently has more than 40 open positions with digital and technology profiles.

GFT is a leader in digital transformation, offering sustainable solutions in the areas of finance, insurance, and industry. Due to new markets and customer needs, GFT focuses on Web and Cloud development, as well as opportunities in Data Science, Business Intelligence and DevOps, with recent and updated technologies.

The Minister of Foreign Trade, Andrés Valenciano, commented, “Due to the pandemic caused by COVID-19, there is evidence of an acceleration in the digital transformation that radically changed how goods and services are produced and consumed. This is because digitalisation has been essential when doing business. Therefore, as a knowledge-intensive economy, Costa Rica took advantage of this trend and has offered top-notch platforms to companies within this digital context. The growth in GFT in the country has been brought about by that and we urge Costa Ricans to apply the places offered in the fields of digital technologies that will support 15 work markets from Asia to Latin America. From the foreign trade sector, we expect GFT to continue growing in our country as a feature of such an influential and dynamic sector.”

For his part, Jorge Sequeira, the Managing Director of CINDE, expressed his satisfaction at GFT's development in Costa Rica: “We're talking about a highly dynamic sector that's growing globally, which then translates to more employment opportunities. By the close of 2021, CINDE had registered 27,647 people employed in the Digital Technology Sector, with our Services Sector being the sector of greatest growth in the last three years, with still greater potential to attract more companies and, therefore, more employment, given the highly qualified skills of Costa Rican human talent.”

“The role of Costa Rica to GFT's strategy has increased very much in recent years, since now we not only serve international markets but also have the opportunity to bring our experience in digital transformation to the regional market and to local clients. There are also many opportunities for job growth, both within GFT Costa Rica and relocations in other of our global markets”, explained Fabián Salazar, General Manager of GFT Costa Rica.

Salazar expanded on the fact that the talent that accompanies the company on this path of excellence is the fundamental pillar of its success, and they are committed to human relations among their collaborators, promoting the balance between work and personal life of professionals with different incentives such as work from home, flexible hours, private health insurance, wellness benefit, certifications, and others.

The company has been operating in the country since 2013 and globally integrates a team of 8,000 employees, distributed in 15 markets, from Asia to Latin America.

Some of the available positions at GFT Costa Rica are:
  • Junior System Engineers
  • Programmers (Java, .Net, SQL & Visualization, Python, Java, etc) 
  • Software QA
  • DevOps
  • Project Managers
  • Data Analysts

Those interested can see the complete list of positions and apply by entering the site to the Heredia, Costa Rica section or directly at this link.

To apply for a position in the company, professionals must have a high command of the English and Spanish languages, both verbally and in writing, so levels between B2 and C1 of the BELT system are expected in both languages.

“We are looking for creative professionals, focused on finding solutions and with experience in agile methodologies, ideally with a work background in financial or industry environments. Our culture fosters a family atmosphere and a modern and inclusive work environment with flexible development programs; For example, our Work From Anywhere policy allows our employees to work from anywhere in the country. At GFT we trust in the talent of our collaborators, no matter where they are enjoying a cup of coffee while delivering a high-quality product to our customers”, explained the general manager.

For more information about the company and its markets, interested parties can access the website:

About GFT – Shaping the future of digital business
As a pioneer for digital transformation GFT develops sustainable solutions across new technologies – from cloud engineering and artificial intelligence to blockchain/DLT.

With its deep technological expertise, strong partnerships and comprehensive market know-how GFT offers advice to the financial and insurance sectors, as well as in the manufacturing industry. Through the intelligent use of IT solutions GFT increases productivity and creates added value for clients. Companies gain easy and safe access to scalable IT-applications and innovative business models.

Founded in 1987 and located in more than 15 markets to ensure proximity to clients, the GFT team consists of over 9,000 determined talents. GFT provides them with career opportunities in all areas of software engineering and innovation. The GFT Technologies SE share is listed in the SDAX index of the German Stock Exchange (ticker: GFT-XE).