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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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

Backend Engineer Jobs in Chicago

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Backend Engineers typically build robust and scalable software by using languages such as Java, Scala and Ruby. They are employed by various companies throughout many industries in the country. These professionals enjoy a challenging and rewarding career that helps to develop the backend of software so that the user on the frontend has a seamless and easy experience. Backend Engineers help improve existing code quality through writing unit tests, automation and performing code reviews. They must be creative and analytical at the same time. These professionals will frequently participate in brainstorming sessions in order to contribute ideas to improving current algorithms, technology and products. Backend Engineers need to have at least an undergraduate degree in computer science or a related field and at times companies may accept an equivalent amount of work experience as a substitute. Experience with systems such as Linux and scripting languages like Python or Perl is a plus.

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Chicago has a strong economy. It's one of the largest cities in the country. It offers plenty of opportunity for personal, as well as professional growth. This city is also home to a number of Fortune 500 companies.

Chicago has a diverse population. Residents enjoy all four seasons along with its bustling atmosphere. The Willis Tower, Navy Pier and Lincoln Park Zoo are notable landmarks among many. There are plenty of parks, sports teams, theaters, shops and more to visit. Chicago is also a popular tourist destination.

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Software Engineer - Back End
Software Engineer - Back End
Software Engineer - Back End
.Net Developer
.Net Developer
1501-5000 employees
About Apttus: Apttus provides category-defining Quote-to-Cash software delivering CPQ, Contract Management, E-Commerce & Revenue Management.
.Net Developer
1501-5000 employees
.Net Developer
About Apttus: Apttus provides category-defining Quote-to-Cash software delivering CPQ, Contract Management, E-Commerce & Revenue Management.
.Net Developer
.Net Developer
1501-5000 employees
About Apttus: Apttus provides category-defining Quote-to-Cash software delivering CPQ, Contract Management, E-Commerce & Revenue Management.
.Net Developer
1501-5000 employees
.Net Developer
About Apttus: Apttus provides category-defining Quote-to-Cash software delivering CPQ, Contract Management, E-Commerce & Revenue Management.
.Net Developer
.Net Developer
1501-5000 employees
About Apttus: Apttus provides category-defining Quote-to-Cash software delivering CPQ, Contract Management, E-Commerce & Revenue Management.
.Net Developer
1501-5000 employees
.Net Developer
About Apttus: Apttus provides category-defining Quote-to-Cash software delivering CPQ, Contract Management, E-Commerce & Revenue Management.
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
1501-5000 employees
About Okta, Inc.: Provide secure identity management and single sign-on to any application, whether in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device for your employees, partners and customers with Okta.
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
1501-5000 employees
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
About Okta, Inc.: Provide secure identity management and single sign-on to any application, whether in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device for your employees, partners and customers with Okta.
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
1501-5000 employees
About Okta, Inc.: Provide secure identity management and single sign-on to any application, whether in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device for your employees, partners and customers with Okta.
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
1501-5000 employees
Integration Sales Engineer (Chicago, IL)
About Okta, Inc.: Provide secure identity management and single sign-on to any application, whether in the cloud, on-premises or on a mobile device for your employees, partners and customers with Okta.
Back-End Engineer
Back-End Engineer
About 4Degrees: 4Degrees identifies the right connections for you to focus on, works with you to strengthen those relationships over time, and helps you activate your network when you need it.
Back-End Engineer
About 4Degrees: 4Degrees identifies the right connections for you to focus on, works with you to strengthen those relationships over time, and helps you activate your network when you need it.
.Net Developer
.Net Developer
501-1000 employees
About SPR: SPR is powering business with technology consulting by providing IT and software support on Microsoft and other enterprise platforms and systems.
.Net Developer
501-1000 employees
.Net Developer
About SPR: SPR is powering business with technology consulting by providing IT and software support on Microsoft and other enterprise platforms and systems.
Software Developer (Backend)
Software Developer (Backend)
Software Developer (Backend)
IoT Backend Software Engineer
IoT Backend Software Engineer
1001-1500 employees
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About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
IoT Backend Software Engineer
1001-1500 employees
IoT Backend Software Engineer
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Javascript Engineer
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Javascript Engineer
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Javascript Engineer
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Javascript Engineer
About Uptake: Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.
Javascript Developer
Javascript Developer
51-200 employees
About ShipBob, Inc.: Ecommerce fulfillment for online stores. ShipBob empowers businesses to offer 2-day shipping and maintain control over inventory, orders, and shipments.
Javascript Developer
51-200 employees
Javascript Developer
About ShipBob, Inc.: Ecommerce fulfillment for online stores. ShipBob empowers businesses to offer 2-day shipping and maintain control over inventory, orders, and shipments.
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
201-500 employees
About 4C Insights: Win the battle for consumer attention with our data science and marketing technology. See how 4C helps you make multi-screen magic.
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
201-500 employees
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
About 4C Insights: Win the battle for consumer attention with our data science and marketing technology. See how 4C helps you make multi-screen magic.
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
201-500 employees
About 4C Insights: Win the battle for consumer attention with our data science and marketing technology. See how 4C helps you make multi-screen magic.
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
201-500 employees
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
About 4C Insights: Win the battle for consumer attention with our data science and marketing technology. See how 4C helps you make multi-screen magic.
Backend Developer
Backend Developer
About Payline Data: Payline is a payment processor that powers killer payment experiences to positively impact our customers and make the world a better place.
Backend Developer
About Payline Data: Payline is a payment processor that powers killer payment experiences to positively impact our customers and make the world a better place.
Backend Developer
Backend Developer
About Payline Data: Payline is a payment processor that powers killer payment experiences to positively impact our customers and make the world a better place.
Backend Developer
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Back-End Developer
Back-End Developer
Aisle Rocket Studios (ARS) is looking for a rockstar, Back-End Developer to join our creative team. Skills in problem solving will be one of your best assets.
About Aisle Rocket Studios: Aisle Rocket Studios is an omnichannel marketing agency in the B2C space, reaching consumers online and in-store through print and digital experiences.
Back-End Developer
Aisle Rocket Studios (ARS) is looking for a rockstar, Back-End Developer to join our creative team. Skills in problem solving will be one of your best assets.
About Aisle Rocket Studios: Aisle Rocket Studios is an omnichannel marketing agency in the B2C space, reaching consumers online and in-store through print and digital experiences.
.NET Episerver Developer
.NET Episerver Developer
16-50 employees
Here’s a list of the skillset and applied experience we are looking for. Minimum of 5 years of technical development experience.
About WSOL: Web Design, Development, and Hosting Agency based out of Chicago, IL specializing in CMS implementation of EpiServer and Ektron
.NET Episerver Developer
16-50 employees
.NET Episerver Developer
Here’s a list of the skillset and applied experience we are looking for. Minimum of 5 years of technical development experience.
About WSOL: Web Design, Development, and Hosting Agency based out of Chicago, IL specializing in CMS implementation of EpiServer and Ektron
Backend Software Engineer
Backend Software Engineer
About Triphaven: Discover and save places, sights, and adventures from around the world, and experience them for yourself later.
Backend Software Engineer
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Backend Software Engineer
Backend Software Engineer
About Triphaven: Discover and save places, sights, and adventures from around the world, and experience them for yourself later.
Backend Software Engineer
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C# Developer
C# Developer
C# Developer
Junior Developer - C++
Junior Developer - C++
Junior Developer - C++
C++ Junior Developer
C++ Junior Developer
C++ Junior Developer
C++ Developer- Automation Engineering
C++ Developer- Automation Engineering
C++ Developer- Automation Engineering
C++ Developer- Trading Core
C++ Developer- Trading Core
C++ Developer- Trading Core
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
About PEAK6 Investments: PEAK6 isn't your typical investment firm. We operate with an entrepreneurial drive and push ourselves to think differently—we see solutions others don’t.
Senior Java Developer
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Javascript Engineer
Javascript Engineer
51-200 employees
About QuikOrder®: QuikOrder - 444 N. Michigan Ave #2500, Use the QuikOrder online ordering software to quickly get your restaurant on the web taking online orders. Our online ordering software is fast, easy and conv...
Javascript Engineer
51-200 employees
Javascript Engineer
About QuikOrder®: QuikOrder - 444 N. Michigan Ave #2500, Use the QuikOrder online ordering software to quickly get your restaurant on the web taking online orders. Our online ordering software is fast, easy and conv...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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