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Backend Engineer Jobs in SF Bay Area

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A Backend Engineer position includes many different responsibilities like the creation and design of system architecture and services, as well as building robust, scalable software using programming languages like Ruby, Java and Scala. Backend Engineers improve code quality using performing code reviews, automation and writing unit tests. Backend Engineers frequently collaborate with other members of the technical team, including Frontend Engineers. They also work with design teams to understand end-user needs and transform them into a technical solution. Backend Engineers should also know OOP, software design, Linux/Unix and scripting languages such as Python and Perl.

Living and Working in the San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area is a dynamic city to work in with plenty of job opportunities in a variety of fields and industries including business, finance and technology. This picturesque city is located in Northern California and is headquarters to five different top banking institutions. It is also the headquarters to other well-known corporations such as Craiglist, Uber, Lyft, Gap and Levi Strauss. Popular Social Media sites such as Pinterest and Twitter are also located here. There are two universities in the city. San Francisco also ranks as the city with the 7th highest incomes.

There are numerous things to do and see in San Francisco. It has multiple diverse districts like North Beach, Chinatown and the Financial District. It is also home to cable cars and the most crooked street in the world. The San Francisco Bay Area also has a vibrant cultural scene and a wide array of restaurants.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
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The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Senior Backend Engineer (Java)
Senior Backend Engineer (Java)
501-1000 employees
GluPlay Studio<br><br>We're working on our largest game yet, and need a Senior Backend Engineer who can provide additional horsepower to get things done - You'll be leading the effort on our server...
About Glu Mobile: Glu Mobile is global dev and publisher of free-to-play mobile games.
Senior Backend Engineer (Java)
501-1000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer (Java)
GluPlay Studio<br><br>We're working on our largest game yet, and need a Senior Backend Engineer who can provide additional horsepower to get things done - You'll be leading the effort on our server...
About Glu Mobile: Glu Mobile is global dev and publisher of free-to-play mobile games.
Systems Engineer Lead
Systems Engineer Lead
201-500 employees
Summary and Scope of Position:<br><br>Cerus Corporation is a biomedical products company focused in the field of blood transfusion safety. The INTERCEPT Blood System is designed to reduce the risk ...
About Cerus: Cerus is a biomedical products company focused in the field of blood safety.
Systems Engineer Lead
201-500 employees
Systems Engineer Lead
Summary and Scope of Position:<br><br>Cerus Corporation is a biomedical products company focused in the field of blood transfusion safety. The INTERCEPT Blood System is designed to reduce the risk ...
About Cerus: Cerus is a biomedical products company focused in the field of blood safety.
Sr Software Engineer, Backend
Sr Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
Introduction<br><br>Twist Bioscience is a disruptive synthetic biology startup that already collected big name customers. Our goal is to build the most powerful online platform backed by our unique...
About Twist Bioscience: Synthetic DNA production for specialty chemical compounds and drug development Twist Bioscience Corp.
Sr Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
Sr Software Engineer, Backend
Introduction<br><br>Twist Bioscience is a disruptive synthetic biology startup that already collected big name customers. Our goal is to build the most powerful online platform backed by our unique...
About Twist Bioscience: Synthetic DNA production for specialty chemical compounds and drug development Twist Bioscience Corp.
Software Team Lead, Backend
Software Team Lead, Backend
201-500 employees
Introduction<br><br>Twist Bioscience is a disruptive synthetic biology startup that already collected big name customers. Our goal is to build the most powerful online platform backed by our unique...
About Twist Bioscience: Synthetic DNA production for specialty chemical compounds and drug development Twist Bioscience Corp.
Software Team Lead, Backend
201-500 employees
Software Team Lead, Backend
Introduction<br><br>Twist Bioscience is a disruptive synthetic biology startup that already collected big name customers. Our goal is to build the most powerful online platform backed by our unique...
About Twist Bioscience: Synthetic DNA production for specialty chemical compounds and drug development Twist Bioscience Corp.
Systems Engineer - Major Accounts - NorCal
Systems Engineer - Major Accounts - NorCal
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks is a company providing cybersecurity solutions that protect organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.
Systems Engineer - Major Accounts - NorCal
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks is a company providing cybersecurity solutions that protect organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.
Systems Engineer - San Francisco
Systems Engineer - San Francisco
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks is a company providing cybersecurity solutions that protect organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.
Systems Engineer - San Francisco
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks is a company providing cybersecurity solutions that protect organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.
Systems Engineer - Major Accounts - NorCal
Systems Engineer - Major Accounts - NorCal
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks is a company providing cybersecurity solutions that protect organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.
Systems Engineer - Major Accounts - NorCal
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks is a company providing cybersecurity solutions that protect organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices.
Infrastructure Software Engineer
Infrastructure Software Engineer
201-500 employees
The Company<br><br>6sense helps B2B marketing and sales organizations fully understand the complex ABM buyer journey. By combining intent signals from every channel with the industry's most advance...
About 6sense: 6sense is a company developing a B2B predictive intelligence engine for marketing and sales.
Infrastructure Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Infrastructure Software Engineer
The Company<br><br>6sense helps B2B marketing and sales organizations fully understand the complex ABM buyer journey. By combining intent signals from every channel with the industry's most advance...
About 6sense: 6sense is a company developing a B2B predictive intelligence engine for marketing and sales.
Sr. Data Center infrastructure engineer
Sr. Data Center infrastructure engineer
5001+ employees
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Sr. Data Center infrastructure engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Data Center infrastructure engineer
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Software Development - Performance and Scalability
Software Development - Performance and Scalability
5001+ employees
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Software Development - Performance and Scalability
5001+ employees
Software Development - Performance and Scalability
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Senior Infrastructure DevOps/Software Engineer
Senior Infrastructure DevOps/Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Senior Infrastructure DevOps/Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Infrastructure DevOps/Software Engineer
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Sr. Software Development Engineer (Backend)
Sr. Software Development Engineer (Backend)
5001+ employees
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Sr. Software Development Engineer (Backend)
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Development Engineer (Backend)
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Software Development Engineer (Performance)
Software Development Engineer (Performance)
5001+ employees
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Software Development Engineer (Performance)
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer (Performance)
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Software Engineer - DevOps (Java and Chef)
Software Engineer - DevOps (Java and Chef)
5001+ employees
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Software Engineer - DevOps (Java and Chef)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - DevOps (Java and Chef)
Join our team and experience Workday!<br><br>It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing. At Workday, we're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to th...
About Workday: Workday is a company providing enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources.
Platform Specialist, Platform Architect - Salesforce.org
Platform Specialist, Platform Architect - Salesforce.org
5001+ employees
Job CategorySales<br><br>Job Details<br><br>What if you were empowered to solve the most complex problems nonprofits and higher education face today? What if you had the best social and mobile clou...
About Salesforce: Salesforce is a cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Platform Specialist, Platform Architect - Salesforce.org
5001+ employees
Platform Specialist, Platform Architect - Salesforce.org
Job CategorySales<br><br>Job Details<br><br>What if you were empowered to solve the most complex problems nonprofits and higher education face today? What if you had the best social and mobile clou...
About Salesforce: Salesforce is a cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Senior / Lead / Principal Back-End Software Engineer (Integration Cloud)
Senior / Lead / Principal Back-End Software Engineer (Integration Cloud)
5001+ employees
Job CategoryProducts and Technology<br><br>Job Details<br><br>In school, or graduated within the last 12 months? Please visit FutureForce for opportunities.<br><br>Location: San Francisco Only.<br>...
About Salesforce: Salesforce is a cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Senior / Lead / Principal Back-End Software Engineer (Integration Cloud)
5001+ employees
Senior / Lead / Principal Back-End Software Engineer (Integration Cloud)
Job CategoryProducts and Technology<br><br>Job Details<br><br>In school, or graduated within the last 12 months? Please visit FutureForce for opportunities.<br><br>Location: San Francisco Only.<br>...
About Salesforce: Salesforce is a cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Lead Software Engineer - Identity Management (Integration Cloud/Mulesoft)
Lead Software Engineer - Identity Management (Integration Cloud/Mulesoft)
5001+ employees
Job CategoryProducts and Technology<br><br>Job Details<br><br>San Francisco ONLY<br><br>Lead Level<br><br>The Identity team designs, builds, and operates a core suite of web-scale microservices tha...
About Salesforce: Salesforce is a cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Lead Software Engineer - Identity Management (Integration Cloud/Mulesoft)
5001+ employees
Lead Software Engineer - Identity Management (Integration Cloud/Mulesoft)
Job CategoryProducts and Technology<br><br>Job Details<br><br>San Francisco ONLY<br><br>Lead Level<br><br>The Identity team designs, builds, and operates a core suite of web-scale microservices tha...
About Salesforce: Salesforce is a cloud computing company that develops CRM solutions and provides business software on a subscription basis.
Business Systems Engineers (Multiple Openings)
Business Systems Engineers (Multiple Openings)
1501-5000 employees
JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>Responsible for collaborating with a global development team to plan, design, develop, test, deploy, and optimize both new and existing functionality on RingCentral's busine...
About RingCentral: RingCentral is a provider of cloud computing based phone systems to help small businesses manage mobile, fax and email communications.
Business Systems Engineers (Multiple Openings)
1501-5000 employees
Business Systems Engineers (Multiple Openings)
JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>Responsible for collaborating with a global development team to plan, design, develop, test, deploy, and optimize both new and existing functionality on RingCentral's busine...
About RingCentral: RingCentral is a provider of cloud computing based phone systems to help small businesses manage mobile, fax and email communications.
Senior Software Engineer, Application Performance
Senior Software Engineer, Application Performance
1001-1500 employees
Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a "Great Place to Work" by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver "Value as a Service" by...
About Coupa Software: Coupa Software is a company developing a cloud platform for business spend management.
Senior Software Engineer, Application Performance
1001-1500 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Application Performance
Coupa Software (NASDAQ: COUP), a leader in business spend management (BSM), has been certified as a "Great Place to Work" by the Great Place to Work organization. We deliver "Value as a Service" by...
About Coupa Software: Coupa Software is a company developing a cloud platform for business spend management.
.Net Developer
.Net Developer
5001+ employees
Program Delivery Manager<br><br>Qualification:<br><br>Science / Engineering graduate<br><br>Responsibility:<br><br>Account Operations:<br><br>* Review the operational parameters which impact the bo...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
.Net Developer
5001+ employees
.Net Developer
Program Delivery Manager<br><br>Qualification:<br><br>Science / Engineering graduate<br><br>Responsibility:<br><br>Account Operations:<br><br>* Review the operational parameters which impact the bo...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Salesforce Technical Lead
Salesforce Technical Lead
5001+ employees
We are looking for a Salesforce Technical Lead to work for a client in San Francisco, CA. Resource will be providing Salesforce development as well as leading projects. Persons in this position mus...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Salesforce Technical Lead
5001+ employees
Salesforce Technical Lead
We are looking for a Salesforce Technical Lead to work for a client in San Francisco, CA. Resource will be providing Salesforce development as well as leading projects. Persons in this position mus...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer<br><br>We have a Java Developer position. The position is Permanent opportunity. Selected candidates must be willing to join at a short notice.<br><br>Qualified candidates should be ...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
Java Developer<br><br>We have a Java Developer position. The position is Permanent opportunity. Selected candidates must be willing to join at a short notice.<br><br>Qualified candidates should be ...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
Cognizant Technology Solutions is looking for "Java Developer" who could join in our team of IT professionals in our projects in San Francisco, CA. If you meet our background requirements and skill...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java based Selenium Tester
Java based Selenium Tester
5001+ employees
Cognizant has immediate openings for Selenium tester. If you meet our background requirements and skills, and looking for an opportunity to be rewarded for your skills and expertise, is the ideal o...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Java based Selenium Tester
5001+ employees
Java based Selenium Tester
Cognizant has immediate openings for Selenium tester. If you meet our background requirements and skills, and looking for an opportunity to be rewarded for your skills and expertise, is the ideal o...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Sr.Net developer
Sr.Net developer
5001+ employees
Senior Developer<br><br>Qualification:<br><br>Science / Engineering Graduate<br><br>Responsibility:<br><br>Requirements Gathering:<br><br>* Understand, interpret and clarify functional requirements...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Sr.Net developer
5001+ employees
Sr.Net developer
Senior Developer<br><br>Qualification:<br><br>Science / Engineering Graduate<br><br>Responsibility:<br><br>Requirements Gathering:<br><br>* Understand, interpret and clarify functional requirements...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Senior Technologist, Software BackEnd Development
Senior Technologist, Software BackEnd Development
5001+ employees
Western Digital<br><br>We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what's possible.<br><br>We're looking for a talented and passionate engineer to join our Backend Software team. You will desi...
About Western Digital: Western Digital Corporation (WD) is a computer data storage company providing cost-effective solutions for the collection, management, protection and use of digital information.
Senior Technologist, Software BackEnd Development
5001+ employees
Senior Technologist, Software BackEnd Development
Western Digital<br><br>We deliver the possibilities of data. YOU define what's possible.<br><br>We're looking for a talented and passionate engineer to join our Backend Software team. You will desi...
About Western Digital: Western Digital Corporation (WD) is a computer data storage company providing cost-effective solutions for the collection, management, protection and use of digital information.
Staff Software Engineer - Java
Staff Software Engineer - Java
5001+ employees
Role Summary:GE Healthcare Digital is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join our Edison AI Platform platform team delivering core services and technologies that empower software teams across...
About General Electric: General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.
Staff Software Engineer - Java
5001+ employees
Staff Software Engineer - Java
Role Summary:GE Healthcare Digital is looking for a Staff Software Engineer to join our Edison AI Platform platform team delivering core services and technologies that empower software teams across...
About General Electric: General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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