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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
$126,888
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $125,000.

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Ground Software Engineer (Java/C++/Perl)
Ground Software Engineer (Java/C++/Perl)
Description:This position is for a Software Engineer within Ground Data System (GDS) team for the Deep Space Exploration (DSE) organization. You will support NASA interplanetary missions managed by...
Ground Software Engineer (Java/C++/Perl)
Ground Software Engineer (Java/C++/Perl)
Description:This position is for a Software Engineer within Ground Data System (GDS) team for the Deep Space Exploration (DSE) organization. You will support NASA interplanetary missions managed by...
Integration Developer
Integration Developer
Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue...
Integration Developer
Integration Developer
Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue...
Cisco Server Installation Engineer -- Remote / Nationwide
Cisco Server Installation Engineer -- Remote / Nationwide
TTEC is seeking a Cisco Server Installation Telecommunications Senior Engineer to join our Technology Services team. This is a telecommuting opportunity with client site travel requirements up to 5...
Cisco Server Installation Engineer -- Remote / Nationwide
Cisco Server Installation Engineer -- Remote / Nationwide
TTEC is seeking a Cisco Server Installation Telecommunications Senior Engineer to join our Technology Services team. This is a telecommuting opportunity with client site travel requirements up to 5...
Digital Systems Engineer
Digital Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Lockheed Martin is looking for a talented, highly motivated Digital Systems engineer to join the development of the next generation RF digital payloads. The RF Staff Systems ...
Digital Systems Engineer
Digital Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Lockheed Martin is looking for a talented, highly motivated Digital Systems engineer to join the development of the next generation RF digital payloads. The RF Staff Systems ...
.net Software Developer Analyst
.net Software Developer Analyst
Mortgage Cadence, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture, has been partnering with mortgage lenders since 1999, offering the industry's only true one-stop shop mortgage technology solutions designe...
.net Software Developer Analyst
.net Software Developer Analyst
Mortgage Cadence, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture, has been partnering with mortgage lenders since 1999, offering the industry's only true one-stop shop mortgage technology solutions designe...
Senior Engineer-Collaboration Infrastructure
Senior Engineer-Collaboration Infrastructure
Company Overview<br><br>Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides sophisticated electronic subsystems and instrumentation, including aerospace and defense electronics, digital imaging products an...
Senior Engineer-Collaboration Infrastructure
Senior Engineer-Collaboration Infrastructure
Company Overview<br><br>Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides sophisticated electronic subsystems and instrumentation, including aerospace and defense electronics, digital imaging products an...
Systems Architect
Systems Architect
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Architect
Systems Architect
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Principal Distributed Systems Engineer, VIPER Video Platform Engineering
Principal Distributed Systems Engineer, VIPER Video Platform Engineering
Comcast Technology Solutions' purpose is to be the most valued partner to those leading the future of media and technology. Leveraging the most complete portfolio of capabilities, unmatched experti...
Principal Distributed Systems Engineer, VIPER Video Platform Engineering
Principal Distributed Systems Engineer, VIPER Video Platform Engineering
Comcast Technology Solutions' purpose is to be the most valued partner to those leading the future of media and technology. Leveraging the most complete portfolio of capabilities, unmatched experti...
Digital Systems Engineer
Digital Systems Engineer
Description:Lockheed Martin is looking for a talented, highly motivated Digital Systems engineer to join the development of the next generation RF digital payloads. The RF Staff Systems Engineer wi...
Digital Systems Engineer
Digital Systems Engineer
Description:Lockheed Martin is looking for a talented, highly motivated Digital Systems engineer to join the development of the next generation RF digital payloads. The RF Staff Systems Engineer wi...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:Are you an innovative engineer, passionate about process improvements, and looking for a challenging role that would afford you the opportunity to support the Chief Systems Engineer and...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:Are you an innovative engineer, passionate about process improvements, and looking for a challenging role that would afford you the opportunity to support the Chief Systems Engineer and...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Systems Engineer (mid-career)
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
System Engineer Asc
System Engineer Asc
Job Description<br><br>Support classified systems engineering efforts in the Command and Control (C2) Systems business area. Develop mission analysis and conops. Develop and analyze requirements. S...
System Engineer Asc
System Engineer Asc
Job Description<br><br>Support classified systems engineering efforts in the Command and Control (C2) Systems business area. Develop mission analysis and conops. Develop and analyze requirements. S...
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Systems Engineer, (mid-career)
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
All Covered a division of Konica Minolta is focused on enabling the success of small and medium-sized businesses through the effective use and management of technology. The company is the US indust...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
All Covered a division of Konica Minolta is focused on enabling the success of small and medium-sized businesses through the effective use and management of technology. The company is the US indust...
Linux Systems Engineer
Linux Systems Engineer
Working at ICF<br><br>Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, I...
Linux Systems Engineer
Linux Systems Engineer
Working at ICF<br><br>Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, I...
Server Engineer
Server Engineer
Position Type: Permanent<br><br>Compensation: Commensurate w/experience<br><br>Location: Denver, CO<br><br>We are looking for a Server Engineer who is passionate about designing, developing, and de...
Server Engineer
Server Engineer
Position Type: Permanent<br><br>Compensation: Commensurate w/experience<br><br>Location: Denver, CO<br><br>We are looking for a Server Engineer who is passionate about designing, developing, and de...
C++ Developer - Lakewood
C++ Developer - Lakewood
C++ Developer<br><br>Bross Group - Lakewood, CO<br><br>NO SPONSORSHIP PROVIDED<br><br>Bross Group has three 6-month contract openings with a client in Lakewood, CO for a C++ Developer. Qualified ca...
C++ Developer - Lakewood
C++ Developer - Lakewood
C++ Developer<br><br>Bross Group - Lakewood, CO<br><br>NO SPONSORSHIP PROVIDED<br><br>Bross Group has three 6-month contract openings with a client in Lakewood, CO for a C++ Developer. Qualified ca...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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