• Employers expect you to have a bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or computer security to get your first job as a backend developer.
• For those without a degree, there are also in-person boot camps and online courses.
• A few years of computer programming experience, as well as knowledge of REST-based services, cloud architecture, automated integration tests, mainframe data access, and continuous integration, are all beneficial.
• It’s important to be enthusiastic about learning new technologies and to have experience with large-scale datasets, data warehousing, and ETL operations.
• As a junior developer, you will become familiar with database techniques and be able to deal with general command-line tools in the operating system of a corporation.
• Knowledge with Oracle, NoSQL, MongoDB, Spring Boot, AWS, and Jenkins will be advantageous in gaining mid-level employment.