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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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

Backend Engineer Jobs in Denver

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Backend Engineers are responsible for working on the data access layer of software programs or the physical infrastructure of a piece of hardware. The backend refers to the server side of an application. Backend Engineers must be seasoned experts in their field. Their main focuses are on data transformation, security concerns, authentication and authorization, backup methods and software, scalability and database administration. They must be able to work individually and as part of a team to contribute ideas and help improve operations.

Backend Engineers are responsible for building software in Java, Ruby and Scala, designing and creating system architecture and services, helping to improve code quality and working with product and design teams. Backend Engineers must have at least two years of hands-on coding and software design experience. They must be proficient in scripting languages like PHP, Ruby, Perl and Python and have experience with Java, Linux and Unix. Backend Engineers should also be knowledgeable in software design and OOP.

Living and Working in Denver

Denver is one of the fastest-growing tech hubs in the country. Between 2016 and 2017, the IT-software industry in Denver showed a 5.3 percent employment growth. As of 2017, there were more than 5,500 tech companies situated in Denver, with more than 58,000 direct employment roles in the industry. Denver also ranked within the top 10 markets for entrepreneurs in 2017.

Denver is a city of culture with seven art districts and an array of museums and other attractions. It’s also home to many historical sites and offers plenty of family-friendly activities and shopping opportunities. The city is also rich in food culture with a focus on local restaurants and breweries.

We don't have enough data for Denver,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Denver earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$125,286
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $125,000.

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Senior Software Engineer (Java)
Senior Software Engineer (Java)
Trustwave is a leading cybersecurity and managed security services provider that helps businesses fight cybercrime, protect data and reduce security risk. Offering a comprehensive portfolio of mana...
Senior Software Engineer (Java)
Senior Software Engineer (Java)
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Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
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Digital Systems Engineer
Digital Systems Engineer
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Digital Systems Engineer
Digital Systems Engineer
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Senior C# / .NET Developer - IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software
Senior C# / .NET Developer - IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software
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Senior C# / .NET Developer - IBM Cloud & Cognitive Software
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.NET Software Engineer
.NET Software Engineer
The Role<br><br>The Senior Software Engineer will play a key role in the development and maintenance of commercial software product(s) to build reliable, testable, scalable and high-performing ente...
.NET Software Engineer
.NET Software Engineer
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Systems Engineer III
Systems Engineer III
Posting Job Description<br><br>JOB SCOPE<br><br>The Systems Engineer III (Inventory Developer) is considered a full stack Java Developer. This position is critical to the operations support of key ...
Systems Engineer III
Systems Engineer III
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Systems Engineer (38581)
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IT Infrastructure Engineer
IT Infrastructure Engineer
Centauri is looking for a IT Infrastructure Engineer who is passionate about security challenges and information technology, and interested in providing front line support to our clients.<br><br>Re...
IT Infrastructure Engineer
IT Infrastructure Engineer
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Systems Architect
Systems Architect
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Systems Architect
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Sr. Java Developer
Sr. Java Developer
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Sr. Java Developer
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Salesforce Technical Architect (Remote/Travel)
Salesforce Technical Architect (Remote/Travel)
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Web Developer & Analytics Professional
Web Developer & Analytics Professional
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Systems Architect
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Systems Engineer II- Wifi
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Senior C#.Net Software Engineer
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Senior Systems Engineer
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Software Systems Engineer - Residential North America Supply Channel (887-253)
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Senior C#.Net Software Engineer
Senior C#.Net Software Engineer
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Senior C#.Net Software Engineer
Senior C#.Net Software Engineer
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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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