navy wave

How to find a backend developer job on OfferZen

Step One

Create your free profile

Your profile tells companies what you're looking for in your next role, from salary expectations to tech stack.

Step Two

Get featured to hiring companies

Once it's ready, your profile becomes visible to companies hiring on OfferZen for 28 days.

Step Three

Companies reach out to interview you

Companies message you directly with upfront role, tech stack, perk, and salary information.

Step Four

Get hired!

You choose who to interview with. We'll support you from the first interview to final offer.

Create a free profile

Find a backend developer job at a leading tech company in these regions

From a remote backend developer job to an in-office setup, you'll find your ideal match in over 18 countries.

  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Romania
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Belgium
  • Kenya
  • Zimbabwe

Ready to start your job search?

Create a free profile
OfferZen Earthball
navy wave
navy wave

Backend developer skills

  • Experience with at least one backend language, such as C#, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby or Node.js – every language is welcome!
  • Experience in microservices architecture and RESTful API services
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of database management systems such as SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • Experience working with database design, schema design and query optimisation
  • Familiarity with server-side frameworks, such as Ruby on Rails, Django or Spring
  • Experience collaborating with frontend developers and an understanding of popular frontend technologies, such as JavaScript, React, Vue and Angular
  • Familiarity working with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience writing well-documented, clean code
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ability to confidently communicate in English

Other nice to have skills

  • Good soft skills: teamwork, communication, time management, problem-solving, and critical thinking
  • Knowledge of CI/CD practices
  • Familiarity with TDD practices
  • Enjoys keeping up to date with emerging technologies and trends in backend development

Years of experience

  • Entry-level backend developers: 0 years
  • Junior backend developers: 1-2 years
  • Mid level backend developers: 2-6 years
  • Senior backend developers: 6-15+ years

Ready to get started?

navy wave
navy wave