Crafting the Perfect Job Description for Back-End Developers

January 31, 2024
Crafting the Perfect Job Description for Back-End Developers

Back-end Developer

Back-end Developers at ExampleCorp work on the server-side of web applications to ensure that the front-end user experience is seamless. They are responsible for the server, application, and database, and must be able to troubleshoot any problems that may arise. Back-end Developers at ExampleCorp work in a fast-paced environment and must be able to rapidly prototype and iterate on new ideas. The ideal candidate will have experience with Node.js, Express, and MongoDB. This position is based in San Francisco, CA.

Key Responsibilities

The following areas of focus will be central to your role in this position:

  • Design, implement, and maintain the ExampleCorp back-end systems.
  • Collaborate with front-end developers to integrate back-end systems with the ExampleCorp website and applications.
  • Optimize back-end systems for maximum performance and scalability.
  • Ensure the security and stability of back-end systems.
  • Troubleshoot and debug back-end issues.
  • Write and maintain documentation for back-end systems.

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following attributes:

  • A minimum of 4 years professional experience is required.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one back-end programming language (e.g., Java, Python, Ruby on Rails)
  • Experience with relational databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB, Cassandra)
  • Experience with web application frameworks (e.g., Django, Ruby on Rails)
  • Strong understanding of the principles of MVC (Model-View-Controller) web applications
  • Ability to design and implement RESTful web APIs
  • Experience with automated testing tools (e.g., Selenium, JUnit, TestNG)
  • Basic knowledge of front-end technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills

If you are excited about this field and feel like you could thrive on our team, we encourage you to apply even if you don not meet every requirement listed.


As a valued member of our team, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • ExampleCorp offers a competitive salary and benefits package for Back-end Developers.
  • ExampleCorp provides a comprehensive health insurance plan for all employees.
  • ExampleCorp offers a 401(k) retirement savings plan with matching contributions from the company.
  • ExampleCorp offers tuition reimbursement for employees pursuing further education.
  • ExampleCorp provides paid time off for vacation, sick days, and personal days.
  • ExampleCorp offers a flexible work schedule and the opportunity to telecommute on occasion.

About ExampleCorp

We're a small, mission-driven group of very friendly (and slightly nerdy) people with a clear focus on existing to provide an excellent service to our clients and community. We treat each other the way we'd like to treat any customers.In short, we are seeking out people who have a passion to be the best at what they do, who take pride in their work, who care as much about their co-workers as they do about their families, who make a difference in the world and are happy to be a part of our normal, everyday mission.Really, we're mission-driven, and when you join us, you're on the team, not just for set of hours and in relation to just some clients, but because you're striving to make the world a better place however you can.If this sounds like you... welcome to the team!

Are you interested in this position? Please apply via our Partner HiPeople by clicking the link below. We do not require a CV. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Are you looking to hire Back-end Developers? Use HiPeople today to find top talent, without the hassle of CV screening!

For more information on hiring Back-end Developers, take a look at our expert-crafted hiring guide.

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