Backend Developer
career path titles
in 2022

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Individual Contributor (IC) career path for Backend Developer

Intern Backend Developer

Has less than 1 year of experience. Learning basic of programming.

Skills needed for Intern Backend Developer

Junior Backend Developer

Has approximately 1-2 years experience and basic programming foundations. Contribute ideas during team meetings

Skills needed for Junior Backend Developer

Middle Backend Developer

Has more than 2 years of experience in software engineering. They need less supervision and minimal reworks.<br/>

Skills needed for Middle Backend Developer

Senior Backend Developer

Create expert design concepts, take complex projects and mentor junior engineers. They have 5-8 years of programming experience

Skills needed for Senior Backend Developer

Staff Engineer Backend Developer

To attain this level, it requires more than 10 years of experience. Expert knowledge of the codebase is required.

Skills needed for Staff Engineer Backend Developer

Senior Staff Engineer Backend Developer

Has approximately 12+ years of experience. Senior Staff Engineers work closely with company leaders, contribute to tech strategy

Skills needed for Senior Staff Engineer Backend Developer

Principal Architect Backend Developer

The highest level for a technical career. With more than 14 Y of experience, they have a deep understanding of how the tech works

Skills needed for Principal Architect Backend Developer

Manager career path for Backend Developer

Tech lead Backend Developer

Has more than 7 years of experience. Rather than writing code, they take on the managerial responsibilities and provide sound tech

Skills needed for Tech lead Backend Developer

Engineering Manager Backend Developer

Engineering lead manages a larger team. Tech leads report to the engineering lead on their team’s progress, setbacks, and other

Skills needed for Engineering Manager Backend Developer

Engineering Director Backend Developer

Has 10+ years of experience and 5+ years of leading a team. Engineering director contributes to the technology R&D

Skills needed for Engineering Director Backend Developer

VP of Engineering Backend Developer

12+ years of experience in leading engineering teams. Works with the executive team. Spots and remove bottlenecks to achieve goals

Skills needed for VP of Engineering Backend Developer

CTO Backend Developer

Highest position for software engineers. The CTO is a part of the executive team. Position is critical for company.

Skills needed for CTO Backend Developer

Individual Contributor (IC)

Intern Backend Developer

Junior Backend Developer

Middle Backend Developer

Senior Backend Developer

Staff Engineer Backend Developer

Senior Staff Engineer Backend Developer

Principal Architect Backend Developer

Manager

Tech lead Backend Developer

Engineering Manager Backend Developer

Engineering Director Backend Developer

VP of Engineering Backend Developer

CTO Backend Developer

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