Costa Rica is understood for a number of issues, each culturally and ecologically. Amongst these are biodiversity, espresso, Pura Vida, and most just lately a quickly rising tech ecosystem. Databricks Costa Rica opened in March of 2023, as a part of its world enlargement. As one of many quickest rising areas in Latin America, it presents many alternatives for these trying to construct or increase their profession within the Information + AI trade.
Rising the Costa Rica crew
Over the past six months, we have grown from one to now 50 (and counting) Bricksters throughout totally different areas of the enterprise. Bricksters in Costa Rica are making use of their experience to assist essential capabilities, together with Finance, HR, IT, Advertising and marketing, Gross sales Help and Operations.
Costa Rica and Pura Vida
The time period “Pura Vida” (Pure Life) embodies the nation’s way of living, emphasizing happiness, well-being, and contentment. One can say it’s a type of residing, some would say it’s a way of thinking. In its very essence, it will probably assist deliver a grounding sense of work-life stability. In Costa Rica, human connection and social interplay is extremely valued.
This idea is introduced into New Rent Orientation. As Bricksters find out about Databricks, there’s additionally devoted time for conversations and social interactions, together with having lunch with new friends.
Tech Group in Costa Rica
The tech group in Costa Rica could be very closely-knit. We meet, we join, we work together to drive improvement data of any new expertise. Corporations often plan occasions to present again to the group and invite different firms to take part.
Constructing Group and Staying Linked
The Latinx Community Worker Useful resource Group (ERG), which is a part of our seven ERGs at Databricks, creates a group that connects Bricksters to at least one one other with a mission to advertise inclusion, profession development, management, mentorship, and networking inside Databricks and our native communities. Because the Costa Rica Brickster group grows, the Latinx Community helps weave a thread of connection, bringing collectively numerous cultures, heritages and backgrounds in each digital and in-person settings.
Costa Rica is likely one of the many Spanish talking nations celebrated throughout Hispanic Heritage Month.
Charlas (or small-talks in Spanish) is likely one of the methods Latinx members across the globe join by way of language. Charlas present a digital, informal and pleasant area for these trying to follow their Spanish by way of dialog. This additionally serves as a approach for members to satisfy and community with different colleagues.
Alternatives for Future Bricksters
The Costa Rica crew is on observe for continued enlargement with open headcounts in a number of areas of the enterprise.
This weblog was co-written by Ariel Vargas, Director of Worldwide Operations. From harvesting espresso as a young person to a now three decade observe of management expertise within the tech sector. Ariel has led the institution of some firms in Costa Rica, together with the Databricks workplace. He’s additionally concerned with the Latinx Community ERG.
“I’m grateful with the trail of my profession as a result of I’ve been transferring from Virtualization and Cloud to Cybersecurity and now to Information + AI; three of an important pillars of this digital revolution and transformation that we live as we speak. This was an incredible journey that helped me perceive the way to develop in a really aggressive market, discovering the very best expertise and galvanizing individuals to boost the bar.”
— Ariel Vargas
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