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Backend Engineer Jobs in San Diego

Find Backend Engineer Jobs in the San Diego Area

A Backend Engineer is a position that is in great demand across the United States. Backend Engineers must be able to build robust software that is also scalable in a variety of languages such as Java, Scala and Ruby. Backend Engineers also need to be able to improve existing code as well as thoroughly debug and test the databases that they help to create. Strong communication skills are a paramount, as well as the ability to think outside the box.

Projections for job growth and opportunity for Backend Engineers are only expected to grow as the importance of databases and networks increases for the foreseeable future. Backend Engineers need to have a minimum of an undergraduate degree in computer sciences, and often times a graduate degree is required. However, many companies will allow equivalent work experience as a substitute.

Living and Working in San Diego

As one of the major cities in California, San Diego is ripe with opportunity for business, personal and professional growth. The city has been labeled as the birthplace of California, and as such, it has a rich history. The city itself is also an economic center that is booming with opportunity for businesses and companies to take advantage of.

In addition to numerous colleges and universities, the city has a lot to do in terms of sports and culture. There are professional sports teams, fine arts museums, wonderful restaurants and more. San Diego also has a large tourist industry that you can take advantage of and visit many historical sites with friends and loved ones.

We don't have enough data for San Diego,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in San Diego earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$115,736
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $90,000 to a high of $140,000, with a median salary of $120,000.

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Top paying cities for Backend Engineers:
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Tala is looking for great Software Engineers who want to tackle challenging problems in an innovative and collaborative manner. We pride ourselves on having an ego-free environment. We consider our...
About Tala: Tala is mobile technology and data science company that is revolutionizing financial services in emerging markets.
Senior Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
Tala is looking for great Software Engineers who want to tackle challenging problems in an innovative and collaborative manner. We pride ourselves on having an ego-free environment. We consider our...
About Tala: Tala is mobile technology and data science company that is revolutionizing financial services in emerging markets.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Position Title: Systems Engineer<br><br>Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Technology (IT) professional to support the USSOCOM SITEC II Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) contract. ...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction services.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Position Title: Systems Engineer<br><br>Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Technology (IT) professional to support the USSOCOM SITEC II Enterprise Operations and Maintenance (EOM) contract. ...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction services.
Software Systems Architect
Software Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Job description<br><br>Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world...
About Viasat: Viasat provides broadband and communications products and services.
Software Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Software Systems Architect
Job description<br><br>Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world...
About Viasat: Viasat provides broadband and communications products and services.
System Engineer University Grad
System Engineer University Grad
5001+ employees
Job description<br><br>Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world...
About Viasat: Viasat provides broadband and communications products and services.
System Engineer University Grad
5001+ employees
System Engineer University Grad
Job description<br><br>Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We're the company behind the world...
About Viasat: Viasat provides broadband and communications products and services.
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products##Vista, California
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products##Vista, California
5001+ employees
Job Description Job ID: PAT000519<br><br>About Us<br><br>Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, ...
About Danaher: Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services.
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products##Vista, California
5001+ employees
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products##Vista, California
Job Description Job ID: PAT000519<br><br>About Us<br><br>Leica Biosystems is a global leader in workflow solutions and automation. As the only company to own the workflow from biopsy to diagnosis, ...
About Danaher: Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services.
Lead Software Engineer - Robotic Application Integration
Lead Software Engineer - Robotic Application Integration
201-500 employees
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company creating foundational technologies for the mobile robotics industry. Brain Corp develops end-to-end solutions that allow the builders and users of today's...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Lead Software Engineer - Robotic Application Integration
201-500 employees
Lead Software Engineer - Robotic Application Integration
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company creating foundational technologies for the mobile robotics industry. Brain Corp develops end-to-end solutions that allow the builders and users of today's...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Software Engineer, C++, Qt, QML
Software Engineer, C++, Qt, QML
201-500 employees
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables ma...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Software Engineer, C++, Qt, QML
201-500 employees
Software Engineer, C++, Qt, QML
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables ma...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Software Engineer, Linux
Software Engineer, Linux
201-500 employees
Brain Corporation is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it ena...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Software Engineer, Linux
201-500 employees
Software Engineer, Linux
Brain Corporation is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it ena...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Software Engineer, C++/Python
Software Engineer, C++/Python
201-500 employees
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables ma...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Software Engineer, C++/Python
201-500 employees
Software Engineer, C++/Python
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables ma...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Backend Software Engineer
Backend Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables ma...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Backend Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Backend Software Engineer
Brain Corp is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it enables ma...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Infrastructure R&D Engineer
Infrastructure R&D Engineer
201-500 employees
Brain Corporation is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it ena...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Infrastructure R&D Engineer
201-500 employees
Infrastructure R&D Engineer
Brain Corporation is a San Diego-based AI company that specializes in the development of self-driving technology. Our AI tech represents the next generation of artificial brains for robots - it ena...
About Brain Corporation: Brain Corporation is a developer of autonomous navigational technologies.
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
You will implement required Systems and Software improvements to our existing scanner products, supporting our installed base and manufacturing. You will be involved in the software and algorithm d...
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
You will implement required Systems and Software improvements to our existing scanner products, supporting our installed base and manufacturing. You will be involved in the software and algorithm d...
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
We are a 150+ person team funded by top-tier firms, based in Santa Monica, CA with satellite offices in San Francisco. We are a low-key but tight-knit group of hard-working people working to fix Am...
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
We are a 150+ person team funded by top-tier firms, based in Santa Monica, CA with satellite offices in San Francisco. We are a low-key but tight-knit group of hard-working people working to fix Am...
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
You will implement required Systems and Software improvements to our existing scanner products, supporting our installed base and manufacturing. You will be involved in the software and algorithm d...
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
Systems Software Engineer III - Scanner Products
You will implement required Systems and Software improvements to our existing scanner products, supporting our installed base and manufacturing. You will be involved in the software and algorithm d...
Systems Engineer - CCRL
Systems Engineer - CCRL
Overview<br><br>The Institute of Defense Analyses (IDA) in La Jolla, CA has an immediate career opening for a Systems Engineer. This opening is located at IDA's Center for Communications Research i...
Systems Engineer - CCRL
Systems Engineer - CCRL
Overview<br><br>The Institute of Defense Analyses (IDA) in La Jolla, CA has an immediate career opening for a Systems Engineer. This opening is located at IDA's Center for Communications Research i...
Backend Web Engineer
Backend Web Engineer
We are a 150+ person team funded by top-tier firms, based in Santa Monica, CA with satellite offices in San Francisco. We are a low-key but tight-knit group of hard-working people working to fix Am...
Backend Web Engineer
Backend Web Engineer
We are a 150+ person team funded by top-tier firms, based in Santa Monica, CA with satellite offices in San Francisco. We are a low-key but tight-knit group of hard-working people working to fix Am...
Staff Software Engineer (Golang - Remote - US - Home Office)
Staff Software Engineer (Golang - Remote - US - Home Office)
Do you like Golang, distributed teams, distributed systems, web performance, and smart, kind, empathic teammates? Walmart Labs is looking for a backend developer to help build tools that speed up a...
Staff Software Engineer (Golang - Remote - US - Home Office)
Staff Software Engineer (Golang - Remote - US - Home Office)
Do you like Golang, distributed teams, distributed systems, web performance, and smart, kind, empathic teammates? Walmart Labs is looking for a backend developer to help build tools that speed up a...
Sr. Software Systems Engineer (Production Operations)
Sr. Software Systems Engineer (Production Operations)
PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play -it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global lea...
Sr. Software Systems Engineer (Production Operations)
Sr. Software Systems Engineer (Production Operations)
PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play -it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global lea...
SharePoint System Developer
SharePoint System Developer
Job title: SharePoint System Developer<br><br>Location Camp Pendleton/CA<br><br>Status: Full-time<br><br>About Us: RTL Networks, Inc. is a rapidly-growing company primarily focused on providing inf...
SharePoint System Developer
SharePoint System Developer
Job title: SharePoint System Developer<br><br>Location Camp Pendleton/CA<br><br>Status: Full-time<br><br>About Us: RTL Networks, Inc. is a rapidly-growing company primarily focused on providing inf...
Back End Software Engineer - Path Forward Returnship
Back End Software Engineer - Path Forward Returnship
At Walmart Labs, we're reinventing the world's leading retail platform, leveraging our unique strengths to deliver the best customer experience wherever our customers shop. Imagine an environment w...
Back End Software Engineer - Path Forward Returnship
Back End Software Engineer - Path Forward Returnship
At Walmart Labs, we're reinventing the world's leading retail platform, leveraging our unique strengths to deliver the best customer experience wherever our customers shop. Imagine an environment w...
Software Engineer, Backend
Software Engineer, Backend
Who is Bird<br><br>At Bird, we're on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We plante...
Software Engineer, Backend
Software Engineer, Backend
Who is Bird<br><br>At Bird, we're on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We plante...
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Who is Bird<br><br>At Bird, we're on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We plante...
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Who is Bird<br><br>At Bird, we're on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We plante...
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
Who is Bird<br><br>At Bird, we're on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We plante...
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
Who is Bird<br><br>At Bird, we're on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We plante...
Senior Solaris\Linux Administrator
Senior Solaris\Linux Administrator
Are you motivated to participate in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment? Do you want to become part of a company that invests in its employees? Are you seeking a position where you use your skills...
Senior Solaris\Linux Administrator
Senior Solaris\Linux Administrator
Are you motivated to participate in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment? Do you want to become part of a company that invests in its employees? Are you seeking a position where you use your skills...
Salesforce Software Developer
Salesforce Software Developer
JOB OVERVIEW<br><br>Under the direction of the Senior Manager, CRM Systems, the Software Developer will support the development of GIA's Salesforce platform as part of our growing CRM team. You wil...
Salesforce Software Developer
Salesforce Software Developer
JOB OVERVIEW<br><br>Under the direction of the Senior Manager, CRM Systems, the Software Developer will support the development of GIA's Salesforce platform as part of our growing CRM team. You wil...
Sr. .Net Application Developer
Sr. .Net Application Developer
Job Description :<br><br>Job Description<br><br>The Senior .Net Application Developer is a technical individual with a passion for delivering high quality software. Must have a proven track record ...
Sr. .Net Application Developer
Sr. .Net Application Developer
Job Description :<br><br>Job Description<br><br>The Senior .Net Application Developer is a technical individual with a passion for delivering high quality software. Must have a proven track record ...
Staff Systems Engineer
Staff Systems Engineer
PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play -it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global lea...
Staff Systems Engineer
Staff Systems Engineer
PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play -it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global lea...
Senior Systems Engineer, TS/SCI Clearance required
Senior Systems Engineer, TS/SCI Clearance required
The Senior Systems Engineer will provide research analysis support of current and future systems and network architectures within the Navy Shore and Expeditionary C2 system of systems portfolio. Re...
Senior Systems Engineer, TS/SCI Clearance required
Senior Systems Engineer, TS/SCI Clearance required
The Senior Systems Engineer will provide research analysis support of current and future systems and network architectures within the Navy Shore and Expeditionary C2 system of systems portfolio. Re...
Senior .NET Backend Developer
Senior .NET Backend Developer
Rockstar San Diego is looking for an energetic .NET Engineer to help increase the features and capabilities of our online technologies. We are looking for someone who is not afraid of new challenge...
Senior .NET Backend Developer
Senior .NET Backend Developer
Rockstar San Diego is looking for an energetic .NET Engineer to help increase the features and capabilities of our online technologies. We are looking for someone who is not afraid of new challenge...
Senior Software Engineer - Node.js
Senior Software Engineer - Node.js
Description<br><br>CaseStack is looking for a Software Engineer with a strong Node.JS knowledge and a passion for cloud technology and APIs. If you have experience with Microservices Architecture a...
Senior Software Engineer - Node.js
Senior Software Engineer - Node.js
Description<br><br>CaseStack is looking for a Software Engineer with a strong Node.JS knowledge and a passion for cloud technology and APIs. If you have experience with Microservices Architecture a...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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