Back-End Web Developer

Remote|Atlanta, GA, Contract

The Job Overview
We are seeking a back-end web developer to join our team as a contractor. You will be responsible for building and maintaining server-side components and functionality of our client websites. Your main tasks will include developing and maintaining our database layer, APIs, and other web services. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in PHP and Node.js and be comfortable with deploying their work onto Linux environments, both inside and outside of containers.
Below are some of the responsibilities a back-end developer is expected to assume in this position:
  • Be proficient in server-side development and optimization of data, including database creation and management and debugging
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Create and analyze reliable and secure back-end functionality
  • Collaborate with front-end developers and web designers to architect solutions with an eye towards security, scalability, and maintainability
Job Qualifications and Skill Sets
Below are the qualifications expected of a back-end developer:
  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in computer science, software engineering, programming, or equivalent
  • Proficiency with languages such as PHP(previous experience with Laravel a plus) and Node.js
  • Proficiency with MySQL, Postgres & GraphQL
  • Expert knowledge of command line protocols like SSH and tools like Git
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript & TypeScript
  • Knowledge of at least one of: React, Vue or Angular
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Experience with the design and implementation of APIs
  • Track record of successfully managing multiple company or customer websites
  • Excellent time-management and communication skills
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