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Sample software developer job description

[Company X]’s software developers create programs that enrich lives. We hire people who are hungry for innovation and motivated to overcome adversity. We’re looking for a software developer who displays enthusiastic leadership, and whose technical expertise allows them to seamlessly manage projects and prioritize deadlines.

Objectives of this role

  • Build client-focused, next-generation web applications
  • Support full stack web development by applying Agile principles, including sprint planning, design sessions, development, testing, and deployment
  • Oversee diverse, cohesive teams on high-quality client delivery
  • Design, develop, test, and enhance software solutions


  • Participate in the full software lifecycle, including analysis, design, test, development, and delivery
  • Develop web applications using a variety of languages and technologies
  • Facilitate design and architecture brainstorms
  • Participate in code reviews
  • Collaborate with a team to define and implement solutions

Skills and qualifications

  • One to three years’ experience in software development
  • Proficient in JavaScript programming language
  • Knowledgeable in the Java, C/C++, Python, or Go programming languages

Preferred qualifications

  • Development experience with HTML5 and CSS3 web standards
  • Familiarity with Angular, Polymer, Closure, or Backbone
  • Understanding of the full web stack, including protocols and web server optimization standards