Back-end Developer

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We seek a talented and motivated Back-end Developer to join our software development team. You will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining server-side applications and databases. These applications power our web and mobile applications. You will collaborate with front-end developers, designers, and stakeholders to create robust, scalable, and secure back-end solutions. The ideal candidate should have a solid technical background, problem-solving skills, and a passion for building high-performance back-end systems.


  • Collaborate with the team to understand and translate application requirements into technical specifications and design documents.
  • Design, develop, and maintain server-side applications and APIs using programming languages like Java, Python, PHP, and others.
  • Implement and optimize database schemas and queries for efficient data storage and retrieval.
  • Ensure the security and integrity of back-end systems by implementing proper authentication and authorization mechanisms.
  • Integrate front-end interfaces with back-end systems and APIs to enable seamless data exchange and functionality.
  • Conduct thorough testing and debugging of back-end code to identify and resolve technical issues.
  • Optimize back-end applications for performance, scalability, and responsiveness.

Preferred Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address complex back-end challenges.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. Relevant work experience may be considered instead of formal education.
  • Proven experience as a Back-end Developer or in a similar role, with a track record of developing server-side applications.
  • Strong proficiency in back-end development languages such as Java, Python, PHP, or others.
  • Familiarity with back-end frameworks and libraries (e.g., Spring, Django, Laravel).
  • Knowledge of database management systems and experience with SQL queries.
  • Understanding web services and APIs (RESTful, SOAP) for application integration.
  • Able to work with version control systems (e.g., Git) and collaborative development workflows.
  • Document back-end development processes, code, and user guides for reference and future maintenance.

Working conditions:

This role is a full-time, salaried, and remote position. Work hours for this position are flexible and will be performed from a home office.