Back-end Developer Job Description

A Back-end Developer job description template to hire for your Information Technology department.

About the Back-end Developer position

We are looking for a Back-end Developer who will be responsible for the server side of company's web applications. You will work closely with our engineers to ensure system consistency and improve user experience.

You should be able to develop and maintain functional and stable web applications to meet our company’s needs. Therefore you have to possess excellent programming skills and a passion for developing applications or improving existing ones.


Back-end Developer responsibilities are:

  • Take part in the entire application lifecycle٫ focusing on coding and debugging
  • Write quality code to develop functional web applications
  • Develop and maintain UI tests to optimize performance
  • Debug applications and detect and fix errors
  • Work together with Front-end Developers to integrate UI elements with server side logic
  • Implement modern technologies to improve legacy applications
  • Collect٫ analyze and address technical and design requirements
  • Help to create reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Train and support internal teams
  • Interact with developers٫ designers and system administrators to identify new features
  • Stay informed about emerging technologies


Back-end Developer requirements are:

  • 3+ years' experience of working on Back-end Developer position
  • Solid experience with programming languages like Java٫ Ruby٫ PHP and Python
  • Excellent understanding of the entire web development process (design٫ development and deployment) and application lifecycle
  • Good practical experience with CMS framework
  • Good knowledge of front-end languages (e.g. HTML٫ JavaScript and CSS)
  • Strong analytical and time management skills
  • Good teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • BSc degree in Computer Science or other relevant area

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