Backend engineers often use skills like Java, .NET, C# and C++. They deal with either the data access layer of a piece of software, or the physical infrastructure and hardware. Code written by backend developers is what communicates the database information to the browser. Backend engineers work alongside frontend developers to make sure the experience on the client side is running smoothly. They have formal training that usually consists of a degree in Computer Science and good knowledge of security compliance. From writing algorithms to data mining, backend engineers are in high demand across the country.
As the state capital of Texas, Austin is a diverse city with lots of history. Besides being known for its live music scene, it also has an ever-growing tech industry. Austin is home to well-known companies like Ebay, Facebook, Amazon, EA (Electronics Arts) and Apple. Jobs are on the rise in this city with tech companies upping their employee count in 2017 by 11 percent.
Austin features an abundance of great neighborhoods like Hyde Park that offers a homey, casual atmosphere and North Loop with contemporary housing and vintage shops. It's home to the University of Texas and the Austin City Limits Music Festival. There are plenty of great eats, including Tex-Mex spots and popular BBQ restaurants. There's public transportation for individuals without a vehicle along with a bike program for avid cyclists. Warm weather and mostly sunny days are the norm in this city.
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