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Full-Stack Developer Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

If you are a candidate seeking a role, you can view a list of our current job offers on our job board.

Example of a Full-Stack Developer Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats. 
  • Role mission: Goals, team, and resources to make it happen. 


  •  Develop responsive user interfaces using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks.
  •  Design and implement server-side logic and APIs using various programming languages.
  • Integrate and maintain RESTful APIs and third-party services.
  •  Write unit tests, conduct debugging, and ensure application reliability.
  •  Deploy applications, manage infrastructure, and monitor performance.
  •  Collaborate with teams, use version control, and stay updated with industry trends.
  •  Optimize application performance and ensure scalability.
  •  Maintain database systems, write efficient queries, and ensure data security.
  •  Continuously learn and adopt new technologies to improve development processes.


  • Proficiency in both front-end and back-end technologies such as JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Node.js, and frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue.js.
  • Strong understanding of database systems such as MySQL, MongoDB, or PostgreSQL.
  •  Experience with server-side languages like Python, Ruby, PHP, or Java.
  •  Knowledge of version control systems (e.g., Git) and CI/CD pipelines.
  • Ability to design and develop RESTful APIs.
  •  Familiarity with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  •  Understanding of web security best practices.
  •  Agile development experience and familiarity with Agile methodologies.


  • Experience with containerization technologies like Docker or Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with GraphQL and its implementation.
  •  Knowledge of TypeScript for front-end development.
  •  Understanding of microservices architecture.
  •  Previous experience in mobile app development.
  •  Participation in open-source projects or contributions.
  •  Additional certifications or training in fullstack development.
  •  Proficiency in additional programming languages beyond the core stack.


  • Salary
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office)
  • Perks


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager.

If you are looking for roles that are more oriented towards Product positions, you can check the Job Descriptions for more information.

If you would like to view 2024 salaries for other Product positions, check our Web Development Salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

Writing a job spec is the first phase of the hiring process at any given company, we love to help companies do this in an effective way so we've put together a post where we explain our secrets for a well structured hiring process and how to make it more efficient.