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Job responsibilities

  • Develop new front-end features for web applications
  • Take ownership of the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications to ensure high performance and scalability
  • Collaborate with product teams & engineering professionals (especially back-end engineers)
  • Write well-structured, reusable code & libraries for future use
  • Integrate applications with third-party web services

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of experience as a Backbone.js developer (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Proficiency in front-end technologies like JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, TypeScript, etc.
  • Proficiency with Backbone.js and its functionalities
  • Experience integrating applications with REST APIs
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git, Mercurial, and SVN
  • Fluent in English to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of back-end technologies and frameworks such as Node.js, Java, Python, etc.
  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility, browser rendering behavior, and performance
  • Familiarity with front-end build tools, such as Grunt and Gulp.js

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How to become a Backbone.js developer?

Backbone.js is a JavaScript framework that provides an organized architecture and enables single-page applications. It is used to design web application pages using a RESTful JSON interface, and it endures a vital place in web application development because its lightweight structure is based on the Model-View-Presenter pattern. Companies worldwide are searching for dedicated and qualified Backbone.js experts to leverage the framework's benefits.

Backbone-based web applications are extremely accessible and well-organized to respond to numerous AJAX requests. Some advantages of utilizing Backbone include an invaluable utility library, event binding, the potential to collect data in DOM, Restful services, simple customization, an easy API integration, and independent modules like models, views and routers.

Companies are seeking developers with a working knowledge of Backbone.js and its underlying patterns, as well as JavaScript. These skills will enable the construction of robust web applications.

What is the scope in Backbone.js development?

Backbone is a framework that has been around for a while, but it's not going anywhere. It is used in legacy applications and newer projects alike, and with good reason—it allows developers to take a step back from the many decisions they have to make when they are creating their own framework or library. In terms of what makes Backbone so attractive, understanding its core capabilities and philosophy can help you decide whether it's a good choice for you.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Backbone.js developer?

Backbone.js developers are involved with developing web applications using Backbone.js. Their knowledge of JavaScript and their expertise in front-end development set them apart from other JavaScript developers. They primarily concern themselves with the client side of web applications, but they also have to be familiar with the back-end technologies that integrate with the client side. The integration is usually accomplished through APIs and data sources provided by back-end developers and engineers.

Expert Backbone.js developers see the technical workability of UI/UX designs and optimize applications for scalability and speed.. They are responsible for creating structured, reusable code and applying the asynchronous request approach, partial page updates, and AJAX. They also cooperate with other team members and stakeholders to make sure that work can proceed smoothly. Well-versed in front-end tools like Grunt and Gulp.js, they comprehend code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial, or SVN. They also understand input validation procedures and approaches well.

  • Create new user-facing features.
  • Create well-structured, reusable code and libraries for later use.
  • Maintain that UI/UX designs are technically feasible.
  • Ensure that applications are optimised for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Work with other team members and stakeholders to achieve your goals.

How to become a Backbone.js developer?

Let’s move on to the next topic, which is about the path of becoming a Backbone.js developer. To get started, you should bear in mind that there are no formal educational requirements for becoming a Backbone.js developer. You can master this field and create a profession in Backbone.js development whether you’re a graduate or non-graduate, experienced or inexperienced. You just need to gain actual experience and be able to work with the relevant technical and non-technical skills.

A bachelor's or master's degree in computer science or a related field opens doors for you when seeking remote Backbone.js developer jobs. These educational backgrounds aid you in learning more about programming and the web development process, and give you more opportunities to find rewarding work. However, other experienced candidates can also land remote front-end developer jobs if they have relevant experience or a useful skill set.

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Skills required to become a Backbone.js developer

When seeking a job as a Backbone.js developer, the most important skills to learn are the ones that help you succeed in that role. Let's take a closer look …


HTML, as a markup language, allows developers to organize and format documents for display on web pages. Using HTML tags and attributes, developers can determine how text and images will appear in a browser window, as well as set up hyperlinks for navigation purposes. HTML is heavily relied upon in many websites, allowing the opportunity to add links to other websites or related content.

2. CSS

CSS is used to describe the style and formatting of a web page. It provides an additional feature for HTML by giving more design control over web pages Through CSS, we can easily make a web page more presentable and readable. It makes our work easier when we have to change the text color, font style, spacing between paragraphs, sizing of columns, site layout design, and so on. CSS makes web pages more accessible and easier to read by separating the content from the presentation.

3. JavaScript

HTML and CSS are the best languages to use for a text-only website, as they are predominantly static. JavaScript is also an invaluable tool for responsive websites, as it grants you the ability to add interactive features, such as polls, slideshows, and forms that automatically detect touchscreen users’ clicks. The client-side programming language allows you to add dynamic features such as animation, scrolling, audio, and video to your website.

4. BackboneJS

BackboneJS is a lightweight JavaScript library that makes it easy to develop JavaScript applications structured in a way that makes sense for web-based clients. Thanks to its MVC framework, BackboneJS lets you abstract data into models, views into templates, and all of the two into events. By using the model-view-controller pattern, BackboneJS enables developers to structure their applications, drastically reducing the amount of code needed for this purpose.

5. API

An application programming interface or API is a set of procedures that allow programs to interact with computer software. Through an Application Programming Interface, a server delivers a response to a client and sends the client’s response back to the server.

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How to get remote Backbone.js developer jobs?

Developers are a lot like athletes. In order to excel at their craft, they have to practice effectively and consistently. They also need to work hard enough that their skills grow gradually over time. In that regard, there are two major factors that developers must focus on in order for that progress to happen: the support of someone who is more experienced and effective in practice techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, it's vital for you to know how much to practice - so make sure there is someone on hand who will help you out and keep an eye out for any signs of burnout!

Turing offers the best remote front-end developer jobs that suit your career trajectories as a front-end developer. Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote front-end developer jobs with better compensation and career growth.

Why become a Backbone.js developer at Turing?

Elite US jobs
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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
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Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home
Great compensation
Great compensation

How much does Turing pay their Backbone.js developers?

At Turing, Backbone.js developers are allowed to set their rate. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations are based on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

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We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.

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Currently, we have openings only for the developers because of the volume of job demands from our clients. But in the future, we might expand to other roles too. Do check out our careers page periodically to see if we could offer a position that suits your skills and experience.

It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.

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