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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

  1. PHP
  2. .NET
  3. Java
  4. C++
  5. C

Backend Engineer Jobs at Information Tech Companies in Austin

Find Backend Engineer Jobs in the Austin Area

Backend engineers are responsible for the databases that are used on websites, programs or mobile apps. Backend engineers should be fluent in server-side languages such as Ruby, Python and PHP. They should also be familiar with both relational databases such as SQL and non-relational like MongoDB. Backend engineers may be asked to create solutions to talk between the interface and the development engine with JavaScript handles or to create or maintain API calls. Security and authentication may also fall within the Backend Engineer’s scope of responsibilities.

Find Backend Engineers in the Information Tech Industry

Information Technology is the real world application of computers to retrieve, store, manipulate and transmit data. Several industries are encompassed in the Information Technology scope including computer hardware, computer software, electronics, internet and e-commerce. Backend engineers will be in charge of scripting languages, database administration, data transformation and backup methods.

Living and Working in Austin

Austin offers a nice balance of a strong economy, education, attractive housing and a mild climate. Austin is home to the University of Texas, has a large music scene and a robust high-tech industry that includes companies like Dell, Apple, Cisco systems, Intel, IBM and 3M. Neighborhoods like Hyde Park, which is one of the oldest neighborhoods and located just north of the University of Texas, boasts old Victorian homes along with a mix of 1950’s cottages. Brentwood is closer to downtown and is perfect for families with kids. The quiet tree-lined neighborhood has many homes and rentals.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Austin earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$126,301
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $70,000 to a high of $220,000, with a median salary of $120,692.

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Senior Java Software Engineer
Senior Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Who we are<br><br>Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering ...
About PayPal: PayPal is a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide.
Senior Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Java Software Engineer
Who we are<br><br>Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering ...
About PayPal: PayPal is a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide.
Java Backend Engineer
Java Backend Engineer
5001+ employees
Who we are<br><br>Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering ...
About PayPal: PayPal is a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide.
Java Backend Engineer
5001+ employees
Java Backend Engineer
Who we are<br><br>Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering ...
About PayPal: PayPal is a technology platform company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide.
System Architect - Scale and Performance
System Architect - Scale and Performance
1001-1500 employees
SENIOR SOFTWARE SCALE ARCHITECT<br><br>Who is Cray?<br><br>Our business is supercomputing. Our primary aim is understanding the problems our customers are trying to solve and developing the technol...
About Cray: Cray designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services computing systems, and data analytics and artificial intelligence solutions.
System Architect - Scale and Performance
1001-1500 employees
System Architect - Scale and Performance
SENIOR SOFTWARE SCALE ARCHITECT<br><br>Who is Cray?<br><br>Our business is supercomputing. Our primary aim is understanding the problems our customers are trying to solve and developing the technol...
About Cray: Cray designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services computing systems, and data analytics and artificial intelligence solutions.
Principal System Architecture Engineer
Principal System Architecture Engineer
5001+ employees
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Principal System Architecture Engineer
5001+ employees
Principal System Architecture Engineer
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
System Performance Architect
System Performance Architect
5001+ employees
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
System Performance Architect
5001+ employees
System Performance Architect
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Senior Principal ISP Algorithm Architect
Senior Principal ISP Algorithm Architect
5001+ employees
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Senior Principal ISP Algorithm Architect
5001+ employees
Senior Principal ISP Algorithm Architect
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Systems Performance Architect
Systems Performance Architect
5001+ employees
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Systems Performance Architect
5001+ employees
Systems Performance Architect
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Design Verification Engineer - System IP
Design Verification Engineer - System IP
5001+ employees
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Design Verification Engineer - System IP
5001+ employees
Design Verification Engineer - System IP
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
CPU Performance Architect and Workload Analysis
CPU Performance Architect and Workload Analysis
5001+ employees
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
CPU Performance Architect and Workload Analysis
5001+ employees
CPU Performance Architect and Workload Analysis
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender...
About ARM : ARM Holdings designs microprocessors, physical intellectual property, and related technology and software.
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
501-1000 employees
Job Description<br><br>Experimentation is the foundation of all human knowledge. At Optimizely we are the Experimentation Platform that enable some of largest companies in the world to turn data in...
About Optimizely: Optimizely operates a website optimization platform that provides A/B testing, multivariate testing and website personalization.
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
Job Description<br><br>Experimentation is the foundation of all human knowledge. At Optimizely we are the Experimentation Platform that enable some of largest companies in the world to turn data in...
About Optimizely: Optimizely operates a website optimization platform that provides A/B testing, multivariate testing and website personalization.
Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead-Java/C++
Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead-Java/C++
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead-Java/C++<br><br>Req #: 209552<br><br>Location: Austin, TX US<br><br>Job Category: Engineering<br><br>Security Clearance: TS/SCI<br><br>Clearance Status: Must...
About CACI: CACI is a provider of information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for intelligence, defense, and federal civilian customers.
Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead-Java/C++
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead-Java/C++
Senior Software Engineer Technical Lead-Java/C++<br><br>Req #: 209552<br><br>Location: Austin, TX US<br><br>Job Category: Engineering<br><br>Security Clearance: TS/SCI<br><br>Clearance Status: Must...
About CACI: CACI is a provider of information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for intelligence, defense, and federal civilian customers.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World<br><br>Trend Micro, the world's largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digit...
About Trend Micro: Trend Micro is a developer of server security, cloud security, and small business content security solutions.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
Overview<br><br>Trend Micro: Securing Your Connected World<br><br>Trend Micro, the world's largest independent security software company, strives to make the world a safer place by protecting digit...
About Trend Micro: Trend Micro is a developer of server security, cloud security, and small business content security solutions.
PHP Support Engineer
PHP Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Company Overview:<br><br>Trusted by more than 260,000 businesses worldwide, Magento Commerce (an Adobe company) is the leading provider of cloud commerce innovation to merchants and brands across B...
About Adobe: Adobe is a multinational computer software company.
PHP Support Engineer
5001+ employees
PHP Support Engineer
Company Overview:<br><br>Trusted by more than 260,000 businesses worldwide, Magento Commerce (an Adobe company) is the leading provider of cloud commerce innovation to merchants and brands across B...
About Adobe: Adobe is a multinational computer software company.
Sr. PHP Developer
Sr. PHP Developer
5001+ employees
Company Overview:<br><br>Trusted by more than 260,000 businesses worldwide, Magento Commerce (an Adobe company) is the leading provider of cloud commerce innovation to merchants and brands across B...
About Adobe: Adobe is a multinational computer software company.
Sr. PHP Developer
5001+ employees
Sr. PHP Developer
Company Overview:<br><br>Trusted by more than 260,000 businesses worldwide, Magento Commerce (an Adobe company) is the leading provider of cloud commerce innovation to merchants and brands across B...
About Adobe: Adobe is a multinational computer software company.
Backend Software Engineer Apps, Austin
Backend Software Engineer Apps, Austin
5001+ employees
We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacu...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Backend Software Engineer Apps, Austin
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer Apps, Austin
We live in a mobile and device driven world where knowledge of the physical world around us is needed. We rely on this knowledge to get around, to learn about our environment and to enable spectacu...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Java Software Engineer - Customer Systems (Austin, Texas)
Java Software Engineer - Customer Systems (Austin, Texas)
5001+ employees
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Java Software Engineer - Customer Systems (Austin, Texas)
5001+ employees
Java Software Engineer - Customer Systems (Austin, Texas)
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple, great ideas have a way of becoming great products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Linux System Administrator- SRE
Linux System Administrator- SRE
5001+ employees
Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you'll help design and manuf...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Linux System Administrator- SRE
5001+ employees
Linux System Administrator- SRE
Do you love creating elegant solutions to highly complex challenges? Do you intrinsically see the importance in every detail? As part of our Silicon Technologies group, you'll help design and manuf...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Platform Software Engineer - Golang / Python
Platform Software Engineer - Golang / Python
5001+ employees
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple we value ingenuity, attention to detail, and big ideas. Like the data on our analytics platform, our Hadoop SRE team is continually growing. We are seeking ...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Platform Software Engineer - Golang / Python
5001+ employees
Platform Software Engineer - Golang / Python
Imagine what you could do here. At Apple we value ingenuity, attention to detail, and big ideas. Like the data on our analytics platform, our Hadoop SRE team is continually growing. We are seeking ...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
The people here at Apple don't just build products - we craft the kind of wonder that's revolutionised entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innova...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
Senior Java Developer
The people here at Apple don't just build products - we craft the kind of wonder that's revolutionised entire industries. It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that supports the innova...
About Apple: Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures and markets consumer electronics, personal computers and software.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Overview<br><br>* Management of the performance and stability for a complex VMWare, Exchange, AD, IIS and SQL environment.<br>* Management of Office 365, Azure and AWS cloud environments.<br>* Moni...
About SolarWinds: SolarWinds develops software focused on fault and performance management, configuration and compliance for managing networks.
Senior Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Systems Engineer
Overview<br><br>* Management of the performance and stability for a complex VMWare, Exchange, AD, IIS and SQL environment.<br>* Management of Office 365, Azure and AWS cloud environments.<br>* Moni...
About SolarWinds: SolarWinds develops software focused on fault and performance management, configuration and compliance for managing networks.
Back End Software Engineer
Back End Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!<br><br>We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.<br><br>The Role<br><br>As a back-end s...
About Proofpoint: Proofpoint provides cloud-based email security, e-discovery and compliance solutions for companies to protect sensitive business data.
Back End Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Back End Software Engineer
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!<br><br>We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.<br><br>The Role<br><br>As a back-end s...
About Proofpoint: Proofpoint provides cloud-based email security, e-discovery and compliance solutions for companies to protect sensitive business data.
Back End Software Engineer
Back End Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!<br><br>We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.<br><br>The Role<br><br>As a back-end s...
About Proofpoint: Proofpoint provides cloud-based email security, e-discovery and compliance solutions for companies to protect sensitive business data.
Back End Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Back End Software Engineer
It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!<br><br>We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.<br><br>The Role<br><br>As a back-end s...
About Proofpoint: Proofpoint provides cloud-based email security, e-discovery and compliance solutions for companies to protect sensitive business data.
Senior C#/.Net Developer
Senior C#/.Net Developer
5001+ employees
Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with...
About Conduent: Conduent is a provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in digital processing, automation and analytics.
Senior C#/.Net Developer
5001+ employees
Senior C#/.Net Developer
Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with...
About Conduent: Conduent is a provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in digital processing, automation and analytics.
Senior IT Linux Engineer
Senior IT Linux Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior IT Linux Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Responsibilities<br><br>* Leads the team to maintain the integrity and security of servers and systems and provide strategic direction on HPE...
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise: Hewlett Packard Enterprise operates as a technology company.
Senior IT Linux Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior IT Linux Engineer
Senior IT Linux Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Responsibilities<br><br>* Leads the team to maintain the integrity and security of servers and systems and provide strategic direction on HPE...
About Hewlett Packard Enterprise: Hewlett Packard Enterprise operates as a technology company.
Senior Software Engineer (Java / Backend)
Senior Software Engineer (Java / Backend)
51-200 employees
Do you enjoy working with smart people to solve fascinating problems involving complex data platforms and recommendation systems in a modern, reactive Java stack? Do you take pride in coming up wit...
About OneSpot: OneSpot provides Publishing-as-a-Service, a platform that aggregates, filters and prioritizes third party content for publishers.
Senior Software Engineer (Java / Backend)
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer (Java / Backend)
Do you enjoy working with smart people to solve fascinating problems involving complex data platforms and recommendation systems in a modern, reactive Java stack? Do you take pride in coming up wit...
About OneSpot: OneSpot provides Publishing-as-a-Service, a platform that aggregates, filters and prioritizes third party content for publishers.
Cloud Performance Lead Engineer
Cloud Performance Lead Engineer
501-1000 employees
SailPoint is seeking a senior software engineer to join the SailPoint IdentityNow performance and reliability engineering team.<br><br>This is a unique and challenging role in which the successful ...
About SailPoint Technologies: SailPoint offers innovative identity and access management solutions for governance, provisioning and access management - on-prem or IDaaS.
Cloud Performance Lead Engineer
501-1000 employees
Cloud Performance Lead Engineer
SailPoint is seeking a senior software engineer to join the SailPoint IdentityNow performance and reliability engineering team.<br><br>This is a unique and challenging role in which the successful ...
About SailPoint Technologies: SailPoint offers innovative identity and access management solutions for governance, provisioning and access management - on-prem or IDaaS.
Performance/Sr. Software Engineer -SecurityIQ
Performance/Sr. Software Engineer -SecurityIQ
501-1000 employees
SailPoint Technologies is looking for talented developers with performance on their mind to join its elite Austin-based SecurityIQ Performance Engineering team.<br><br>If you are an agile, highly m...
About SailPoint Technologies: SailPoint offers innovative identity and access management solutions for governance, provisioning and access management - on-prem or IDaaS.
Performance/Sr. Software Engineer -SecurityIQ
501-1000 employees
Performance/Sr. Software Engineer -SecurityIQ
SailPoint Technologies is looking for talented developers with performance on their mind to join its elite Austin-based SecurityIQ Performance Engineering team.<br><br>If you are an agile, highly m...
About SailPoint Technologies: SailPoint offers innovative identity and access management solutions for governance, provisioning and access management - on-prem or IDaaS.
Research Fall Co-Op Engineer: Node Architecture Optimization - 74309
Research Fall Co-Op Engineer: Node Architecture Optimization - 74309
5001+ employees
What you do at AMD changes everything<br><br>At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing,...
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
Research Fall Co-Op Engineer: Node Architecture Optimization - 74309
5001+ employees
Research Fall Co-Op Engineer: Node Architecture Optimization - 74309
What you do at AMD changes everything<br><br>At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing,...
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
Server IO Performance Design Engineer - 74211
Server IO Performance Design Engineer - 74211
5001+ employees
What you do at AMD changes everything<br><br>At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing,...
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
Server IO Performance Design Engineer - 74211
5001+ employees
Server IO Performance Design Engineer - 74211
What you do at AMD changes everything<br><br>At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing,...
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
SMTS Software Engineer - Linux/Virtualization - 74133
SMTS Software Engineer - Linux/Virtualization - 74133
5001+ employees
What you do at AMD changes everything<br><br>At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing,...
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
SMTS Software Engineer - Linux/Virtualization - 74133
5001+ employees
SMTS Software Engineer - Linux/Virtualization - 74133
What you do at AMD changes everything<br><br>At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing,...
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.

How HIRED Works

Tell your story

Showcase your skill set, passions and career aspirations on your personalized Hired profile.

Companies apply to you

Respond to interview requests from employers for opportunities that match your goals and salary requirements.

Choose the right fit

Accept the opportunity that's right for you and start your
next chapter!

Top Skills for Backend Engineers

  1. PHP
  2. .NET
  3. Java
  4. C++
  5. C