Backend Developer

About Us

IIT KANPUR has established the Foundation for Advanced Consulting, Education and Training (IFACET) as a company to oversee and manage a range of activities related to ongoing education. These activities include providing certification programs, seminars, and conferences, utilizing a variety of delivery methods including online, offline, cyber-physical and blended modes, in diverse domains such as engineering, sciences, humanities, medical sciences, economics, management and arts.

IFACET also offers training and consulting services to ministries, industries, associations, and institutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain backend services, databases, and APIs for web and mobile applications.
  • Collaborate with the frontend development team to ensure seamless integration between the frontend and backend components.
  • Create and optimize database schemas and queries for optimal performance and scalability.
  • Integrate third-party services and APIs as needed.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve backend issues, ensuring high system availability.
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to maintain code quality.
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of the applications, focusing on scalability and security.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and emerging technologies to continuously improve our development process.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience as a Backend Developer, with a strong portfolio showcasing PHP, MySQL, Node.js, WordPress, and React projects.
  • Proficiency in PHP and its popular frameworks, such as Laravel or Symfony.
  • Strong knowledge of MySQL, including database design, optimization, and query performance.
  • Experience with Node.js for building scalable backend services.
  • Familiarity with WordPress and the ability to develop custom plugins and themes.
  • Proficiency in React for building interactive and responsive web applications.
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs and integration of third-party services.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools is a plus.

How to Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter, and portfolio to In your cover letter, be sure to highlight your experience and skills related to PHP, MySQL, Node.js, WordPress, and React. We look forward to reviewing your application.