Sample Back End Developer Job Description

Job Description

The digital landscape continues to evolve at a rapid pace, and [CompanyX] remains on the cutting edge with innovative website designs. We’re looking for a skilled back end developer to join our team of creators consistently raising the bar on user experiences. Working behind the scenes, the ideal candidate has a unique blend of technical expertise and insatiable curiosity, with a methodical, analytical mindset. You should be comfortable working alongside a team as well as independently in the design and development of mission-critical websites, applications, and layers of the infrastructure. Experience with JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Git, or MongoDB is helpful to succeeding quickly in this role. Our back end developers have an immediate effect on our business success, as well as the success of our clients’.

Objectives of this Role

  • Regularly communicate with stakeholders, project managers, quality assurance teams, and other developers regarding progress on the long-term technology roadmap
  • Create and maintain workflows with teams to provide visibility and to ensure workload balance for consistent visual designs
  • Develop and oversee testing schedules in client server environment, addressing all browsers and devices to ensure various devices display the desired content
  • Produce quality code, raising the bar for the whole team on quality and speed
  • Recommend system solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Write code and tests, build prototypes, solve issues, profile and analyze bottlenecks
  • Design perform, robust APIs to support mobile and desktop clients
  • Manage and optimize scalable distributed systems on the cloud
  • Optimization of web applications for performance and scalability
  • Develop automated tests to ensure business needs are met and allow for regression testing

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Computer science degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent foundation in computer science, algorithms, and web design
  • Experience writing highly secure web applications
  • Experience with core AWS web-enabling technologies
  • Growth mindset, challenging status quo to find new solutions and out-of-the-box ideas

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience designing RESTful APIs, specifically for mobile apps
  • Experience leading a team
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