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Junior Backend Developer Job Description

Junior Backend Developer job description

Backend developers help improve the server-side of applications. They create and code the server-side. They also work on databases that offer a seamless and functional experience for the end-user when combined with front-end codes. Backend developers need to study industry trends to create and enhance backend processes and codes. They also collaborate with others to build a better program. They implement new features and functionalities to a program and also maintain its performance. The work of a backend developer impacts the quality and stability of web applications. They also need to conduct UI tests to optimize performance. They influence all backend activities and ensure consistency.
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Junior Backend Developer Job Brief

We are looking for a result-oriented junior backend developer to join our team. The candidate must work with other members to troubleshoot and optimize backend applications. The selected candidate should use their knowledge of programming languages and tools for the job.

They should assess industry developments and current codes to create more efficient processes. Solving issues and delivering a seamless experience to users should be the main priority of our junior backend developer. They should have excellent project management, technical, and communication skills.

Junior Backend Developer Responsibilities

  • Compiling and evaluating data, codes, and processes.
  • Troubleshooting issues to improve user experience.
  • Finding areas that need improvements.
  • Working together with front-end developers and other team members to fulfill objectives.
  • Designing functional and cohesive codes to improve user experience.
  • Monitoring trends and developments in the backend industry.
  • Developing ideas for new features, programs, and products.
  • Recording data for clients and leaders.
  • Testing new software applications to check whether they meet design requirements.
  • Designing and developing the latest applications after understanding user requirements.
  • Review software code developed by others to identify and fix bugs.
  • Reviewing code to detect security risks and issues with code before making it public.
  • Maintaining and managing existing applications by fixing bugs, adding new features, and updating design elements.
  • Recognizing potential security risks and offering solutions for improved security.
  • Undergoing training and future education to stay alert about the best practices.
  • Assisting other team members.
  • Taking leads and initiatives when required.

Junior Backend Developer Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science or a similar field.
  • Understanding of different programming languages like PHP, Java, and Python.
  • Knowledge of different operating systems.
  • Familiarity with every phase of the web development cycle.
  • Understanding of various programming tools and techniques.
  • Focus on process improvement, user experience, and efficiency.
  • Exceptional project management skills.
  • Ability to work within a strict deadline without compromising quality.
  • Oral and written communication skills to work in teams.
  • Ability to work without too much supervision.
  • Willingness to stay in one place for a prolonged period.

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