Sample application developer job description

At [Organization X], we understand that our web and mobile applications are at the heart of our success. We’re looking for a talented application developer to spearhead our application development process and support the maintenance of our existing apps. If you’re passionate about creating high-quality applications and working as part of a collaborative team, we’d love to hear from you.

Objectives of this role

  • Build and maintain web and mobile applications for our organization 
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to ensure applications align with organizational goals as well as customer needs
  • Oversee the performance of applications to ensure they’re always running properly
  • Improve our overall application development process and continuously find ways to advance our apps


  • Build software that fulfills specific needs
  • Find solutions to security threats, viruses, or errors that might hinder the performance of applications
  • Carry out regular security and performance checks
  • Remain current on technology trends to keep our software as innovative as possible
  • Stay on track of the application lifecycle to ensure necessary updates are completed on time

Required skills and qualifications

  • Proven experience (professional or otherwise) as an application developer
  • Ability to work in at least one programming language (ex: JavaScript, Python)
  • Deep understanding of core programming principles, including design
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent time management

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Proficiency with project tracking software, such as Jira
  • Certification in application development  
  • Experience working as part of a development team 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Project management experience