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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
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 $70,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Senior Software Engineer, Rust/C/C++
Senior Software Engineer, Rust/C/C++
1001-1500 employees
Senior Software Engineer, C/C++/Rust<br><br>Los Angeles or Redwood, CA<br><br>Prevoty, now part of Imperva, is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. As a Senior Software...
About Imperva: Imperva is a provider of data and application security solutions that protect business-critical information in the cloud and on-premises.
Senior Software Engineer, Rust/C/C++
1001-1500 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Rust/C/C++
Senior Software Engineer, C/C++/Rust<br><br>Los Angeles or Redwood, CA<br><br>Prevoty, now part of Imperva, is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. As a Senior Software...
About Imperva: Imperva is a provider of data and application security solutions that protect business-critical information in the cloud and on-premises.
Sr. Software Engineer, Language Integration
Sr. Software Engineer, Language Integration
1001-1500 employees
Cyber Security is a big deal. It's in the news, growing rapidly, a critical tool for every company, and our specialty.<br><br>Imperva is a leading provider of data and application security solution...
About Imperva: Imperva is a provider of data and application security solutions that protect business-critical information in the cloud and on-premises.
Sr. Software Engineer, Language Integration
1001-1500 employees
Sr. Software Engineer, Language Integration
Cyber Security is a big deal. It's in the news, growing rapidly, a critical tool for every company, and our specialty.<br><br>Imperva is a leading provider of data and application security solution...
About Imperva: Imperva is a provider of data and application security solutions that protect business-critical information in the cloud and on-premises.
Senior Salesforce Architect
Senior Salesforce Architect
1001-1500 employees
Cyber Security is a big deal. It's in the news, growing rapidly, a critical tool for every company, and our specialty.<br><br>Imperva is a leading provider of data and application security solution...
About Imperva: Imperva is a provider of data and application security solutions that protect business-critical information in the cloud and on-premises.
Senior Salesforce Architect
1001-1500 employees
Senior Salesforce Architect
Cyber Security is a big deal. It's in the news, growing rapidly, a critical tool for every company, and our specialty.<br><br>Imperva is a leading provider of data and application security solution...
About Imperva: Imperva is a provider of data and application security solutions that protect business-critical information in the cloud and on-premises.
Sr. Software Engineer, Recommendation & Personalization
Sr. Software Engineer, Recommendation & Personalization
1501-5000 employees
Udemy is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our Recommendations Team. Udemy's recommendation and personalization system is composed of batch, streaming, and online components. The...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
Sr. Software Engineer, Recommendation & Personalization
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Software Engineer, Recommendation & Personalization
Udemy is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our Recommendations Team. Udemy's recommendation and personalization system is composed of batch, streaming, and online components. The...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
CRM/Salesforce Architect
CRM/Salesforce Architect
1501-5000 employees
Here's what you'll be doing:<br><br>* Oversee Salesforce.com architecture, features and 3rd party integrations including Sales Cloud, CPQ, Service Cloud, and Employee Community<br>* Oversee Salesfo...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
CRM/Salesforce Architect
1501-5000 employees
CRM/Salesforce Architect
Here's what you'll be doing:<br><br>* Oversee Salesforce.com architecture, features and 3rd party integrations including Sales Cloud, CPQ, Service Cloud, and Employee Community<br>* Oversee Salesfo...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead, Backend - Video Team
Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead, Backend - Video Team
1501-5000 employees
ABOUT THE ROLE:<br><br>Udemy processes video uploads from over 42,000 instructors. We also deliver the processed videos to more than 30 million students across the world.<br><br>As a backend engine...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead, Backend - Video Team
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer/Tech Lead, Backend - Video Team
ABOUT THE ROLE:<br><br>Udemy processes video uploads from over 42,000 instructors. We also deliver the processed videos to more than 30 million students across the world.<br><br>As a backend engine...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
Sr. Staff Infrastructure Engineer, Datastores
Sr. Staff Infrastructure Engineer, Datastores
1501-5000 employees
ABOUT THE ROLE:<br><br>As part of Infrastructure Engineering team, you will work with a wide range of relational and NoSQL data sources in a fast-paced environment. With a commitment to innovation,...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
Sr. Staff Infrastructure Engineer, Datastores
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Staff Infrastructure Engineer, Datastores
ABOUT THE ROLE:<br><br>As part of Infrastructure Engineering team, you will work with a wide range of relational and NoSQL data sources in a fast-paced environment. With a commitment to innovation,...
About Udemy: Udemy operates as a marketplace for teaching and learning.
Sr Software Engineer: Scala + REST API
Sr Software Engineer: Scala + REST API
16-50 employees
## Sr Software Engineer: Scala + REST API<br>* San Francisco, CA*<br><br>Stride Health seeks a Sr. Software Engineer to help shape its bright, bright future! You're a seasoned technologist with nim...
About Stride Health: Stride Health is a provider of a healthcare insurance-based platform.
Sr Software Engineer: Scala + REST API
16-50 employees
Sr Software Engineer: Scala + REST API
## Sr Software Engineer: Scala + REST API<br>* San Francisco, CA*<br><br>Stride Health seeks a Sr. Software Engineer to help shape its bright, bright future! You're a seasoned technologist with nim...
About Stride Health: Stride Health is a provider of a healthcare insurance-based platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Integrations - Redwood City, CA
Senior Software Engineer, Integrations - Redwood City, CA
501-1000 employees
At Guardant Health our mission is to conquer cancer with data; as such software sits at the core of everything we do. While we're best known for our molecular diagnostics, which unlock the genomic ...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior Software Engineer, Integrations - Redwood City, CA
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Integrations - Redwood City, CA
At Guardant Health our mission is to conquer cancer with data; as such software sits at the core of everything we do. While we're best known for our molecular diagnostics, which unlock the genomic ...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior Software Engineer, (Python) Bioinformatics (Redwood City or Seattle)
Senior Software Engineer, (Python) Bioinformatics (Redwood City or Seattle)
501-1000 employees
Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant He...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior Software Engineer, (Python) Bioinformatics (Redwood City or Seattle)
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, (Python) Bioinformatics (Redwood City or Seattle)
Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant He...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior Salesforce Engineer
Senior Salesforce Engineer
501-1000 employees
Guardant Health develops breakthrough diagnostic technologies to improve cancer management. With Guardant360, we offer real-time, biopsy-free tumor sequencing that tracks tumor genomics in real-tim...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior Salesforce Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior Salesforce Engineer
Guardant Health develops breakthrough diagnostic technologies to improve cancer management. With Guardant360, we offer real-time, biopsy-free tumor sequencing that tracks tumor genomics in real-tim...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
501-1000 employees
Guardant Health develops breakthrough diagnostic technologies to improve cancer management. With Guardant360, we offer real-time, biopsy-free tumor sequencing that tracks tumor genomics in real-tim...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
Guardant Health develops breakthrough diagnostic technologies to improve cancer management. With Guardant360, we offer real-time, biopsy-free tumor sequencing that tracks tumor genomics in real-tim...
About Guardant Health: Guardant Health is a company that specializes in non-invasive cancer diagnostics and comprehensive genomic liquid biopsy.
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development<br><br>About us:<br><br>Tron offers a unique and compelling work environment. We are proponents of the open Internet and we serve one of the largest...
About BitTorrent: BitTorrent is an Internet technology company.
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development<br><br>About us:<br><br>Tron offers a unique and compelling work environment. We are proponents of the open Internet and we serve one of the largest...
About BitTorrent: BitTorrent is an Internet technology company.
C++ Engineer
C++ Engineer
51-200 employees
Job Description<br><br>We are looking for a C++ developer responsible for building a well-known desktop torrenting application. Your primary responsibility will be to design, develop and improve th...
About BitTorrent: BitTorrent is an Internet technology company.
C++ Engineer
51-200 employees
C++ Engineer
Job Description<br><br>We are looking for a C++ developer responsible for building a well-known desktop torrenting application. Your primary responsibility will be to design, develop and improve th...
About BitTorrent: BitTorrent is an Internet technology company.
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development<br><br>About us:<br><br>TRON/BitTorrent offers a unique and compelling work environment. We are proponents of the open Internet and we serve one of ...
About BitTorrent: BitTorrent is an Internet technology company.
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development
Senior Software Engineer, Blockchain Development<br><br>About us:<br><br>TRON/BitTorrent offers a unique and compelling work environment. We are proponents of the open Internet and we serve one of ...
About BitTorrent: BitTorrent is an Internet technology company.
Senior Software Engineer- Python
Senior Software Engineer- Python
501-1000 employees
Understanding and reading the DNA sequence of microbes is fundamental to designing and engineering new strains at Zymergen. The Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Software team is tasked with buildin...
About Zymergen: Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.
Senior Software Engineer- Python
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer- Python
Understanding and reading the DNA sequence of microbes is fundamental to designing and engineering new strains at Zymergen. The Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Software team is tasked with buildin...
About Zymergen: Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.
Senior Mulesoft Integration Engineer
Senior Mulesoft Integration Engineer
501-1000 employees
Sr. IT Mulesoft Integration Engineer<br><br>Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for...
About Zymergen: Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.
Senior Mulesoft Integration Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior Mulesoft Integration Engineer
Sr. IT Mulesoft Integration Engineer<br><br>Founded in 2013 and based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Zymergen is a technology company unlocking the power of biology. We deliver better economics for...
About Zymergen: Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes.
Senior Back End Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
Senior Back End Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
1501-5000 employees
Your role within Activision Blizzard Media<br><br>* Design and develop highly scalable, highly available and highly reliable supply side platform that handles billions of requests per day * Work wi...
About King.com: King.com is an interactive entertainment company that provides online games for global portals, websites, and other media companies.
Senior Back End Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
1501-5000 employees
Senior Back End Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
Your role within Activision Blizzard Media<br><br>* Design and develop highly scalable, highly available and highly reliable supply side platform that handles billions of requests per day * Work wi...
About King.com: King.com is an interactive entertainment company that provides online games for global portals, websites, and other media companies.
Principal Backend Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
Principal Backend Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
1501-5000 employees
Your role within Activision Blizzard Media<br><br>* Partner with Architects, Product Managers and other engineers to build one of the world's largest mobile game advertising platforms * Evaluate an...
About King.com: King.com is an interactive entertainment company that provides online games for global portals, websites, and other media companies.
Principal Backend Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
1501-5000 employees
Principal Backend Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media
Your role within Activision Blizzard Media<br><br>* Partner with Architects, Product Managers and other engineers to build one of the world's largest mobile game advertising platforms * Evaluate an...
About King.com: King.com is an interactive entertainment company that provides online games for global portals, websites, and other media companies.
Senior Software Engineer-Cloud/.NET
Senior Software Engineer-Cloud/.NET
1501-5000 employees
Unique Facts About UEI<br><br>* Latest Cloud Technology adding Machine Learning and Big Data<br>* Create products that enhance our daily lives<br>* Over 400 patents issued and pending<br>* Rapidly ...
About Universal Electronics: Universal Electronics provides wireless control technology for the connected home.
Senior Software Engineer-Cloud/.NET
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer-Cloud/.NET
Unique Facts About UEI<br><br>* Latest Cloud Technology adding Machine Learning and Big Data<br>* Create products that enhance our daily lives<br>* Over 400 patents issued and pending<br>* Rapidly ...
About Universal Electronics: Universal Electronics provides wireless control technology for the connected home.
Backend Software Engineer
Backend Software Engineer
5001+ employees
At StubHub, our mission is to bring the joy of live to fans globally. We're the world's largest ticket marketplace, and we make sure that the events where you want to be are never sold out.<br><br>...
About eBay: eBay is a company developing an online auction and e-commerce platform that enables people and businesses to buy and sell goods and services.
Backend Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer
At StubHub, our mission is to bring the joy of live to fans globally. We're the world's largest ticket marketplace, and we make sure that the events where you want to be are never sold out.<br><br>...
About eBay: eBay is a company developing an online auction and e-commerce platform that enables people and businesses to buy and sell goods and services.
Senior Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
Senior Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
1501-5000 employees
Redfin (Nasdaq: RDFN) is revolutionizing the $75 billion real estate industry. We use data, beautiful software, and innovative design to put customers first at every step in the home-buying and sel...
About Redfin: Redfin is a company providing real estate search and brokerage services.
Senior Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
Redfin (Nasdaq: RDFN) is revolutionizing the $75 billion real estate industry. We use data, beautiful software, and innovative design to put customers first at every step in the home-buying and sel...
About Redfin: Redfin is a company providing real estate search and brokerage services.
Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
1501-5000 employees
Redfin (Nasdaq: RDFN) is revolutionizing the $75 billion real estate industry. We use data, beautiful software, and innovative design to put customers first at every step in the home-buying and sel...
About Redfin: Redfin is a company providing real estate search and brokerage services.
Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer (Home Discovery)
Redfin (Nasdaq: RDFN) is revolutionizing the $75 billion real estate industry. We use data, beautiful software, and innovative design to put customers first at every step in the home-buying and sel...
About Redfin: Redfin is a company providing real estate search and brokerage services.
Search Software Engineer
Search Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
Position Overview:<br><br>We're looking for highly motivated individuals for an engineering position on the Zazzle core development team. As part of a fast paced organization, this position require...
About Zazzle: Zazzle operates a platform for custom products.
Search Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
Search Software Engineer
Position Overview:<br><br>We're looking for highly motivated individuals for an engineering position on the Zazzle core development team. As part of a fast paced organization, this position require...
About Zazzle: Zazzle operates a platform for custom products.
Senior Application Integration Engineer
Senior Application Integration Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Mission<br><br>You will be joining a growing team that supports best in class SaaS business applications, working with other integration and systems engineers to support scaling our business operat...
About Databricks: Databricks is a company developing a unified data analytics platform.
Senior Application Integration Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Senior Application Integration Engineer
Mission<br><br>You will be joining a growing team that supports best in class SaaS business applications, working with other integration and systems engineers to support scaling our business operat...
About Databricks: Databricks is a company developing a unified data analytics platform.
Sr. Systems Integration Engineer
Sr. Systems Integration Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Would you like to join an innovative team creating technology to power groundbreaking insights in academic, clinical, pharma and biotech research?<br><br>It is an extraordina...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Sr. Systems Integration Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Would you like to join an innovative team creating technology to power groundbreaking insights in academic, clinical, pharma and biotech research?<br><br>It is an extraordina...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
PHP Developer
PHP Developer
We are looking for a PHP developer for our direct client in San Francisco, CA. This is an on site contract position.<br><br>Requerments:<br><br>* solid knowledge of php<br>* solid on html/javascrip...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
PHP Developer
We are looking for a PHP developer for our direct client in San Francisco, CA. This is an on site contract position.<br><br>Requerments:<br><br>* solid knowledge of php<br>* solid on html/javascrip...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Algorithms Platform Engineer
Algorithms Platform Engineer
The Algorithms Platform team builds the tools that makes deep integration of data science into all areas of our business possible. We are responsible for designing the technical systems that shape ...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Algorithms Platform Engineer
The Algorithms Platform team builds the tools that makes deep integration of data science into all areas of our business possible. We are responsible for designing the technical systems that shape ...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
51-200 employees
Flow Kana is the first sustainable, sungrown cannabis company to embrace the small, independent farm ecosystem. We partner with, and give scale to, craft farmers in Northern California and values-a...
About Flow Kana: Flow Kana is a platform that connects patients with farmers that grows cannabis.
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Flow Kana is the first sustainable, sungrown cannabis company to embrace the small, independent farm ecosystem. We partner with, and give scale to, craft farmers in Northern California and values-a...
About Flow Kana: Flow Kana is a platform that connects patients with farmers that grows cannabis.
Applications Integration Engineer
Applications Integration Engineer
51-200 employees
Come do your best work.<br><br>Skip builds sustainable, shared electric vehicle networks for last mile-transportation.<br><br>Skip is seeking an Applications Integration Engineer to work closely wi...
About Skip Scooters: Skip Scooters is a company that operates shared electric scooters for last-mile transportation.
Applications Integration Engineer
51-200 employees
Applications Integration Engineer
Come do your best work.<br><br>Skip builds sustainable, shared electric vehicle networks for last mile-transportation.<br><br>Skip is seeking an Applications Integration Engineer to work closely wi...
About Skip Scooters: Skip Scooters is a company that operates shared electric scooters for last-mile transportation.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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