Emilio Bogantes

Passionate for technology, business and traveling. Always seeking for interesting and challenging opportunities that force me to put into action my experience and skills.

Been into tech for a while, starting from basic web design and development, content entry,  server administration, front-end/back-end development, DevOps and nowadays leading an awesome and proficient development team.

Always open for a chat and a cup of coffee.


What I Do

Back End Development

Get hands dirty on fetching, transforming and serving data. I have experience developing websites, web services, micro-services and integrating content management systems with trending technologies like Laravel, Node.js, TypeScript and NoSQL databases.

Front End Development

Obtain data from APIs and other sources, then show it to the final user in a proper way complying with UX/UI rules. I've developed websites and web applications with leading frameworks as ReactJS.


Define practices to automate the processes between software development and IT teams in order to be efficient and effective on a product deployment. I have worked integrating different tools like: Jenkins, Circle CI, DeployBot, Bitbucket, GitHub, JIRA, Slack and many more.

Planning and Estimation

Build the development plan, tasks breakdown, timing estimation and work assignment. I've been in touch with several tools and methodologies for project management like: JIRA, Monday, SCRUM, Microsoft Project and others.



+8 Years of Experience


Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Information Systems Engineering

Bachelor's Degree

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

Software Development

Graduate Diploma

Universidad de Costa Rica

Business Administration

No degree. I took some courses regarding general business administration, accounting and human relations on business context.


2019 - Current

Technology Lead

Help improve our code quality through performing code reviews where applicable. Build new websites and other digital products. Oversee deployment of digital products. Stays current with front end and back end platforms and technologies. Architect new responsive and interactive websites and experiences. Manage developers to integrate, debug and deploy production ready code. Accurately estimate hours and project time needs. Clearly communicate project status to senior leadership and clients (technical or business). Work closely with Product Owners to understand end-user requirements and translate them into effective technical solutions. Provide guidance and supervision to the project team.

2018 - 2019

Senior Back End Developer

Architect, design and develop the back-end architecture, service tier and data tier components for applications. Build robust solutions on the back-end side and understand how to support and maintain them once they’re live. Provide accurate time estimates for new projects or features. Create technical docs for projects. Defend the technical architecture of the projects. Perform code reviews and propose solutions. Work closely with other teams like Front-end, Mobile, Design, UX, QA and other internal and external Tech teams to ensure solutions and products meet client expectations. Learn and apply new technologies and determine their advantages and drawbacks.

2017 - 2018

Intermediate Back End Developer

RESTful APIs development (Laravel, Node JS). Third parties integration. Linux server configuration via SSH. Github repository management. Deployments management with Jenkins. Amazon Web Services. Docker. Back End Oversight. Projects estimation.

2014 - 2017
Baum Digital

Web Developer

Developing and integration of the CMS. Design, modeling and optimization of databases (MySQL, MongoDB, Neo4j). Web development involving technologies as: PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery,CSS,Bootstrap. Integration of local payment services as: Banco Nacional and BAC Credomatic.

Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica

IT Student Assistant

CentOS server management, website management (Joomla based), basic web programming (HTML, JavaScript, CSS) and technical support.

DevOps Skills





Circle CI




Microsoft Azure


Coding Skills







React & React Native



Get in Touch

(506) 8803-9504

Costa Rica


Freelance Available