4 Avantica Technologies Presentation Avantica Technologies was founded in 1993 with headquarters in Silicon Valley, California, and a software engineering center in San José, Costa Rica. Today, the company has expanded its engineering centers across Costa Rica and into Peru and is among the largest Nearshore software engineering services specialists in Latin America. Avantica has been profitable from its inception and has averaged 30% annual growth since From the start, Avantica has specialized in collaborating with both start-up and established software companies to rapidly create innovative products. The company s customer partnerships are often long-term and built on a distributed Agile model focused on quality engineering. CUSTOMERS Avantica s customers include innovative start-ups funded by Accel Partners, Menlo Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Mayfield Fund, Austin Ventures and other VCs, as well as established product companies. Our software engineering experience includes collaborating with Mobile, Cloud, Analytic, Search, Social Networking, Enterprise Web and Financial companies. SPECIALIZATION Avantica does software development, not IT services or BPO. Our engineers are experienced across the product development lifecycle - from design to development, testing and professional services. We ve helped our customers in North America, Europe and Latin America release over 1,500 products.
5 DISTRIBUTED AGILE We ve developed a distributed Agile engineering methodology that has become part of the Avantica Technologies culture. Our methodology enables Avantica engineers to quickly and productively integrate with our customer s local development team. The result is a highly collaborative engineering partnership that supports iterative and incremental development. We ve used it to help our software product customers successfully launch hundreds of products - over 1,500 during the past 15 years. NEARSHORE ADVANTAGE Avantica s software engineering centers are located in the same time-zone as our customers. That means you can collaborate in an Agile way with your Avantica engineering team-members during your business day not the vendor s. And, unlike China or India, if you need to meet with your Avantica development or QA team in person a flight to Latin America takes only a few hours. BUSINESS ADVANTAGE Why do start-up and established software companies partner with Avantica? The business reasons include cost, scalability, availability of talent, specific technology experience and quality software engineering. Our customers find they are able to get work done rapidly and economically. The Avantica Nearshore model is partner-centric, distributed Agile, English language, same U.S. time-zone, economical and quality engineering across the PDLC design, development, QA and professional services.
6 Avantica Technologies Internship 2014 Avantica Technologies, transnational company dedicated to software development, working with technology and has a strong customer base in North and Central America, and Peru, with great development opportunities and ongoing training, is seeking outstanding professionals to incorporate them into your team. Avantica Technologies offers the best students of the universities included in the program of the company's strategic partners, the possibility of professional development in our software factory located in San José, Costa Rica. Work Environment At Avantica we stand out for the high quality of the service and product that we give to our clients. We work in a cooperative and collaborative environment that helps us get better results and live a richer experience. Our goal is to identify, recruit and retain the best talent with the required skills and expertise demanded by the marketplace.
7 We motivate our employees to reach the highest performance and provide a link between business and personal goals. By doing this, we create a work environment where opportunities contribute to the side by side development of professional careers with a balanced personal life.
8 If you are looking for a work environment full of challenges, innovation, continuous learning and ongoing personal development we invite you to explore our programs. Technical Development Avantica Technologies is an enterprise known for its strong focus on Human Talent Development.
9 That is why it is highly important for the organization that each person who starts working with us can evolve in different areas. We maintain a clear belief that a company cannot grow if its people are not growing. We trust that each new member of our team will enjoy a genuine adventure full of challenges, expectations and achievements when working with us.
10 To accomplish this goal, we have created corporate programs that allow people to grow at their own pace. The Career Path is a vertical growing option that makes it easier for an employee to be promoted. This option opens up the possibility to be part of Avantica University; which is one of the subprograms in which the worker can take specialized courses for each position.
11 Holistic Development We work in order to gain the most diverse options for Holistic Development. That is why Avantica Technologies has other programs that allow for growth in social and emotional areas such as teamwork activities, innovation and human development workshops. Other program activities and events provided are photography, dance and music lessons.
12 The purpose of Avantica s Talent Development Program is to strengthen the physical, social and psychological abilities. This goal is important because one of our main concerns is holistic human development. That is why promoting an environment full of opportunities and possibilities for Avantica employees is our main objective. We invite you to join the adventure of working at Avantica Technologies. If you re looking to make a difference and open yourself up to several opportunities for growth Avantica is the place you re looking for.
13 These internships are awarded during the summer of each year and is expected to agree with the results of this program, the number of internships to provide increased year by year. The interns have the opportunity to gain work experience in a work environment with the last technologies, methodologies and techniques in software development. They will work in the same developments projects as our engineers with our clients in USA and Central America. In one hand this program is part of the corporate strategy to promote software export industry in Peru. On the other hand this program tries to work with the best universities in the technology training to improve the professionals in this area.
14 Grant of 2 Internships in Costa Rica (Summer of 2014) Base requirements: 1. Student of the last semesters of the careers of Informatics or Systems engineering or related areas. 2. Have one of the best GPAs in the Faculty of Informatics or Systems Engineering. This must be validated with the academic record of the student. 3. Great communications skills: oral, written and face to face. Also must have an excellent English level that allows the person communicate with the client by phone and with the work team. 4. Advanced knowledge in JAVA / J2EE coding and (ETL tools, SOAP, Webmethods, etc.). 5. Knowledge of XML and SQL. 6. Desirable Basic knowledge:. Net, C # and Visual Basic. 7. Knowledge of the different types of development methodologies. 8. Willing to learn new technologies. 9. Excellent personal development. 10. Have current Peruvian Passport 11. Having the vaccine against yellow fever International We offer: 1. Air transport going / return to San José, Costa Rica 2. Accommodation: Lodging Breakfast Dinner 3. Per Diem of $ 10 to cover: Lunch Transport 4. Two months of work in our software development center in Costa Rica. 5. This period of time is part of the internship and it will continue in the development center in Perú. 6. A permanent job position in the company once the interns have completed their professional trainings and its internal assessments are positive.
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