What does a Back End Engineer do?

A Back End Engineer is responsible for curating the structure of server side information. Back Side Engineers primarily write server scripts and API's to be utilized by front side engineers and UX designers. The day to day consist of optimizing servers for speed and stability, implementing security structures, generating reusable code libraries and generating data storage solutions.

Back End Engineers should possess a degree in Computer Science, Network Technologies or a similar field. A basic understanding of front-end tech such as Java, HTML5 and CSS3 is needed for efficiency. A vast knowledge of back end coding in platforms such as PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc is required for candidacy. Well qualified applicants will possess strong organizational and time-management skills.

  • Generate recyclable code libraries
  • Implement ongoing security systems
  • Attend regular meeting with the front end team to expose weaknesses and problems
  • Routinely inspect server code for speed optimization
  • Conceptualize and implement solutions for data storage
  • Configure usability of all front side applications
  • Maintain a stable server with zero downtime
  • Keep a backup library before any large changes to server
  • 5+ year experience in a related field
  • Large capacity for attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Capable of prioritizing multiple project in order to meet goals without management oversight
  • Vast knowledge of PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc
  • Familiarity with front side platforms such JAVA, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Server side experience with SASS and LESS
  • Understanding of accessibility and server compliance
  • Previous experience working with multiple platforms such as Desktop, Mobile, Tablet etc

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
5%
2 - 4
73%
5 - 7
14%
8+
8%

Common Skill Sets

UI UX
Restful APIS
Back End
Programming Languages
Flask
RAILS
Javascript
PHP

Back End Engineer Seniority Levels

Software Engineer
29% made the transition
Software Developer
24% made the transition
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Back End Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹28,397 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹15T
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