Remote Backend Developer

Post Date

Jan 11, 2023



ZIP/Postal Code

Jun 14, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Programmer / Developer

Req #


Pay Rate

$130k - $145k (estimate)

Job Description

The Back End Developer (BED) manages the exchange of data between the server and the users. The BED will focus on the development of all server-side logic, maintenance, and definition of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. The BED will also be responsible for the integration of the front-end elements.

- Collaborate with Front-end developers

- Define and communicate technical requirements

- Create and maintain documentation around features

- Build high-quality reusable server-side code

- Support QA Developers in getting to the bottom of issues and providing event and server logs

- Be involved and participate in the overall application lifecycle

- Provide training, help and support to other team members

- Manage and review code contributed by the rest of the team and work with them to get it ready for production

- Develop functional and sustainable web applications with clean code

- Maintain the security and integrity of databases

- Follow new and emerging technologies

Required Skills & Experience

- 3+ years of experience with programming languages like Javascript, Ruby, PHP or Python

- Highly Proficient with Node.js

- Highly Proficient with Firebase, Firestore, and Cloud Functions

- Highly Proficient with Rest APIs, and websockets

- Highly proficient with database and storage best practices

- Familiarity with front-end languages such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS

- Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.