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IT Outsourcing: Costa Rica Development Center

Take Your IT Outsourcing Nearshore with QAT Global – Costa Rica

Our Costa Rica location is in San Antonio de Belén, which is located in the beautiful Costa Rican province of Heredia. Our Costa Rican development teams bring a wide range of experience developing enterprise solutions for clients in a variety of industries, including the development of new web applications, software product development, (SaaS), and legacy systems modernization. We are experienced in all of the major enterprise application technology stacks.

Our wholly-owned nearshore location is exceptionally convenient and beneficial for our clients on the West Coast or in the central US. Costa Rica is in the central time zone, falling in the same time zone as many of our long-term clients and our US headquarters. The Costa Rica offshore development center fosters a productive environment with open communication, without the hassle of managing time zone discrepancies. Our talented staff effectively communicates and collaborates in real-time during traditional work hours increasing problem-solving productivity, and precision. QAT Global Costa Rica offers our clients English and Spanish-speaking resources for nearshore projects.

Costa Rica Outsourcing

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Costa Rican Characteristics & Facts

  • Ranked #1 Nearshore Outsourcing Destination in Latin America (Consistently ranked by Tholons and AT Kearney)

  • Highest educated workforce in the Region, often referenced as the “Silicon Valley of Latin America”

  • Solid Infrastructure & Utilities: Including 100% Internet Redundancy (3 Fiber Optic Submarine Cables)

  • Global business hub with over 350 multinationals

  • Education system ranked superior in quality and literacy rate vs. traditional offshore destinations

  • Safest country in the region – recognized worldwide for its political stability and peace

  • Significant Tax Incentives, Multiple Free Trade Zones for the Services Sector

  • Flexible Labor Schedules/Holidays Aligned to Us Market

QAT Global Costa Rica Staff Demographics

The Costa Rica Offshore Outsourcing Advantage

Distributed Development that Delivers Competitive Costs and Minimized Risks

IT Offshoring with Costa Rica Outsourcing

Why Costa Rica Outsourcing?

Costa Rica is not only a beautiful destination but is also a perfect offshore location with various advantages. Here at QAT Global, we felt it was time to expand to a location that meets the needs and diversity of our clients. One where our customers can expect to find the same training, project management, communication, and competitive pricing our clients have come to expect from our USA and Brazil offices. Our Costa Rican teams are made up of members selected from a highly educated workforce supported by a country dedicated to being the most technically savvy with the best engineers and developers in Central America.

Costa Rican IT professionals and US professionals’ work culture go hand in hand with similar practices and compatible time zones. You can look forward to our Costa Rica office providing:

  • Diversity into a second country that offers our clients the same quality they’ve come to expect from our Brazil office.
  • Convenient hours for our West-coast clients in the US.
  • English-Spanish bilingual language support
  • Convenient travel to our new office (it’s a quick and inexpensive flight from major US cities).

At QAT Global Costa Rica, we’ve leveraged our experience and success from operating our QAT Global Brazil office and using our expertise as an advantage to create a successful offshore location in San Antonio de Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica.


QAT Global offers our customers the option of offshoring software application development to Costa Rica through our wholly-owned and staffed Development Center in San Antonio de Belén, Heredia, Costa Rica. Our Costa Rica Offshore Development Center provides clients with the best talent in Latin American offshore operations.

The ROI has been well-received by customers who have opted to outsource IT projects and take advantage of this facility and its technical resources. QAT Global Costa Rica brings a dedicated focus to the critical success factors and risk reduction methods in our IT offshoring development approach. We offer the flexibility of offshoring an entire project or a portion of any project to our Costa Rica offices, where our best practices, standards, governance, and training practices deliver consistent, high-quality results that you can count on time after time.

At QAT Global Costa Rica, we offer competitive offshoring costs with minimized risks. We provide our clients with efficient, cost-effective, and timely custom software services, meeting the standards our clients have come to expect from all of our QAT Global locations.

Ensuring a solid QAT Global + Client + Project Cultural and Skills Fit for Outsourcing Success

Robust recruiting process allows us to select the right person for the right job, creating a synergy between job responsibilities and candidates’ personalities, subsequently, the attrition rate is reduced.

Educational programs for managers to create a culture of flexible time, fun at work, and training and development opportunities, this initiative is what strengthens our work environment known in our organization as “work with friends.”

Out-of-the-box benefits, a package of benefits designed according to PWC surveys and studies for Costa Rica, the benefits provided are the ones considered as “most important” for the country population. Our package of benefits is also customizable since we understand and respect that the motivational factors of individuals vary.

How We Can Help You

Enhance your software development capacity with complete development teams or augment your existing in-house staff with our highly skilled technical resources. Our nearshore outsourcing solution is the ideal solution for your development needs, offering exceptional value, stability, and flexibility. We are experienced in developing solutions for the Banking & Financial Services, Life Sciences & Healthcare, Transportation & Logistics, and Utilities & Energy Services industries.

Web Development

Unlike most other outsourcing development companies, we offer strong expertise in both design and development capabilities.


  • Engineer a system from the ground up
  • Customize open source software
  • Update existing applications
  • Build anything from simple e-commerce to complex web-based internet applications


QAT Global Costa Rica offers reliable, efficient, and superior testing services. We help our clients go live faster without sacrificing quality.


  • Minimizing business risk
  • Flexible testing
  • Providing comfort and reassurance

Software Dev

Our Costa Rica development center implements quality collaboration of our best practices, communication, standards, and governance.

Agile Development Methodology

  • New applications
  • Supporting and/or enhancing existing applications
  • Re-platforming antiquated systems onto more robust, cloud-based, scalable platforms
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