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Back-end Developer

Experience6 years

Mayur is a senior software engineer with 6+ years of experience building incredible software products to solve complex technical problems.

Expert in
  • Blockchain
  • Microservices
  • Kafka
Also worked with
  • JavaScript
  • Machine Learning


Back-end Developer

Experience11 years

David is a senior software engineer with 11+ years of experience developing highly performant backend and infrastructure systems.

Expert in
  • AWS
  • DevOps
  • Packer
  • Puppet
  • Apache
Also worked with
  • Terraform
  • Chef
  • Django


Back-end Developer

Experience10 years

Girma has 10+ years of experience working as a senior software developer, team leader, and project manager in the higher education and health industry.

Expert in
  • .NET
  • SQL
  • MVC
  • MySQL
Also worked with
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • Oracle ADF
  • JSON
  • Java. Git


Back-end Developer

Experience14 years

Avrajyoti is a full-stack solution architect with 14+ years of experience. He is also involved in optimizing the backend data model and optimizing the turnaround time to connect to external systems.

Expert in
  • Spring
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Typescript
Also worked with
  • Spring MVC
  • Node.js
  • AngularJS


Back-end Developer

Experience4 years

Michael is a software engineer with 4+ years of experience developing efficient software solutions. He is highly skilled in technologies such as Python, Golang/Go, MySQL, etc.

Expert in
  • Python
  • Golang/Go
  • MySQL
  • React.js
Also worked with
  • Numpy
  • PHP
  • Data Analysis

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How to hire the best back-end developers?

Finding it hard to hire a perfect back-end developer that fits your project requirements? This hiring guide can help you recruit the best software talent.

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How to hire a back-end developer? Skills to look for, interview questions and more

Hiring an efficient back-end developer for your business can be difficult and time-consuming. An expert back-end developer handles almost all behind-the-scenes tasks and focuses on a large number of tasks, including the development and management of APIs, building architectures, solving various system-related issues, and others.

To ease the effort, Turing assists all employers who choose to recruit back-end developers on their own. Turing offers the best remote pre-vetted back-end developers at half the price. Turing selects the top remote back-end developers after testing their expertise in several areas like Python, Java, PHP, SQL, Git, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and others.

If you are a non-technical manager and are interested in learning more about the hiring process of a back-end developer, we've put up an excellent resource for you.

Skills to look for in a back-end developer

At a high level, back-end developers should have the following skills in his/her arsenal:

1. Knowledge of various back-end languages

You want to hire a back-end developer who has an in-depth knowledge of various back-end programming languages to develop and maintain web applications. These include Ruby, Python, Java, PHP, and others.

2. Understanding of data structures and algorithms

You want to hire back-end developers who understand the core concepts of data handling and have strong problem-solving abilities. Data structures and algorithms can be said as the foundation of a good developer. It allows developers to create and develop data-related tasks in both time and cost efficient manner.

3. Familiarity with databases

Database management systems (DBMS) help increase organizational accessibility to data which helps in completing tasks effectively and efficiently. There are several database management systems available, such as MongoDB, Oracle, MySQL, SQLServer, etc. You don’t want to hire a back-end developer who is just familiar or has very little knowledge of database storage. Instead, hire a back-end developer who has knowledge of various DBMS technologies and knows when and how to choose them.

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4. Knowledge of the latest frameworks

Frameworks help in automating the software development activities. There are several popular back-end frameworks, such as NodeJS, Laravel, Django, Ruby on Rails, Flask, and others. It is common for back-end developers to have familiarity with most of the frameworks. However, you want to hire someone who knows exactly what framework to choose and what features should get prioritized in the first place.

5. Familiarity with cloud computing

With the ongoing digital transformation among organizations, it has become of utmost importance to understand how the cloud works. Cloud computing has several benefits: scalability, less capital expense, high performance, and more. You want to hire backend developers who have experience in working with various cloud computing services.

6. Familiarity with version control systems

Software development is incomplete without the knowledge of code versioning tools. There are several code versioning tools available that help in keeping track of each and every change in the coding. Back-end developers who have adequate knowledge of working with such platforms can work efficiently on any project.

It's important to not alienate any candidates in your job listing, but it's equally important to not be too general. The best job listings are inclusive because they will attract the right candidates regardless of when they decide to apply. To know more, check out our detailed guide on how to write the perfect back-end developer job description.

Create a hiring funnel

Creating a hiring funnel will provide you with numerous benefits, like assisting you in identifying the top skills and identifying a back-end developer who will fit into your company's culture.

What Turing does for you

Candidates screening
Candidates screening

We will help you select the best talents and spot a back-end developer who will fit in your company culturally

Test task
Test task

We verify if the candidate really wants to work at your company and is able to spend 5+ hours to prove it by rigorous tests. It helps us to see a developer's caliber.

Technical test
Technical test

Developers are asked back-end related questions and made to solve tricky problems. We use open questions. The goal is not only to test developers’ knowledge – we also want to find out their way of thinking.

Giving specific feedback
Giving specific feedback

We provide explicit feedback on both the test task and the technical test after we have checked the developer's expertise.

What you do


ou can interview the shortlisted developers to check if the candidate matches your requirements and is a good fit for your company.


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Top interview questions to hire back-end developers.

Whether you're an IT recruiter or a project manager, you know that finding top developers is critical to the success of your project. Here are some sample interview questions to use when looking for a new back-end developer to work on your online applications.

There are several steps to mitigate the SQL Injection risks. You want to hire experienced back-end developers who can explain how the steps of preventing SQL injection attacks work.

This is a foundational knowledge question that helps in understanding the competence and practical understanding of the key back-end terms.

This question helps in understanding the level of expertise in the database management system. An experienced back-end developer must be able to explain how various database systems work and when to use them.

The answer to this question will help you understand the know-how and capability to handle the pressures associated with various web development projects.

There are several ways to get the IP address of the client. This question will help you understand how creative the developer is.

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Here are some more back-end developer interview questions that you can ask to assess a developer’s caliber.

  • What's the difference between faking, mocking, and stubbing?
  • What's the difference between principles YAGNI and KISS?
  • Are you familiar with The Twelve-Factor App principles?
  • What is the difference between WHERE clause and HAVING clause?
  • What Is Sticky Session Load Balancing? What Do You Mean By "Session Affinity"?

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Turing offers top-quality, cost-effective, and highly productive back-end developers who belong to the top 1% of the world's remote developers. All Turing back-end developers are selected only after going through a series of rigorous tests where their skills are deeply vetted. Daily standups are mandatory for every Turing developer as they keep the developer and the customer in alignment with the discussed goal. All Turing remote back-end developers work for at least 4 hours in your time zone for your convenience.

You can hire back-end developers in a couple of clicks with Turing. It's an AI-powered deep-vetting talent platform where you will find talent from across the world who are comfortable working in your time zone.

Turing has created the first and only AI-powered deep-vetting talent platform to vet remote developers. Turing tests developers based on actual skills vs. self-reported experience from traditional resumes or job interviews. Every developer at Turing has to clear our tests for programming languages, data structures, algorithms, system designs, software specialization, frameworks, and more. Each Turing developer goes through our automated seniority assessment test comprising 57 calibrated questions in 5 areas — project impact, engineering excellence, communication, people, and direction.

With Turing, you can hire the best remote developers for 100+ skills such as React, Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, DevOps, Machine Learning, etc. Turing also offers developers based on tech stack and seniority.

Back-end developers are surely in demand. If you are planning to scale your back-end engineering team, try Turing. It makes hiring easy for companies by offering pre-vetted remote back-end developers at half the price.

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