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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 $90,000 to a high of $210,000, with a median salary of $170,000.

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Principal Software Engineer - Cloud/Java
Principal Software Engineer - Cloud/Java
Next-generation genomic sequencing is a new frontier. The complexity and sheer size of the data in the life sciences will make astronomical data problems look modest. Roche Sequencing is not only c...
Principal Software Engineer - Cloud/Java
Principal Software Engineer - Cloud/Java
Next-generation genomic sequencing is a new frontier. The complexity and sheer size of the data in the life sciences will make astronomical data problems look modest. Roche Sequencing is not only c...
Backend Engineer - Billing
Backend Engineer - Billing
About Us<br><br>At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world's largest networks that powers more than 10 trilli...
Backend Engineer - Billing
Backend Engineer - Billing
About Us<br><br>At Cloudflare, we have our eyes set on an ambitious goal: to help build a better Internet. Today the company runs one of the world's largest networks that powers more than 10 trilli...
Backend Java Engineer
Backend Java Engineer
This position will be located in our San Francisco office.<br><br>We're looking for passionate engineering who have a passion for pushing the boundaries of engineering on behalf of our clients. You...
Backend Java Engineer
Backend Java Engineer
This position will be located in our San Francisco office.<br><br>We're looking for passionate engineering who have a passion for pushing the boundaries of engineering on behalf of our clients. You...
Sr Java Software Engineer
Sr Java Software Engineer
Current Employees/Contractors of LendingClub: Please apply via your internal Workday AccountLendingClub (NYSE: LC) was founded in 2007 under the belief that a technology and data-driven marketplace...
Sr Java Software Engineer
Sr Java Software Engineer
Current Employees/Contractors of LendingClub: Please apply via your internal Workday AccountLendingClub (NYSE: LC) was founded in 2007 under the belief that a technology and data-driven marketplace...
Azure API Developer
Azure API Developer
Our client is a Fortune 500 company that is looking to for a long engagement with a Azure API Developer. The initial engagements will be for a minimum of 6 months for each. But, assuming the candid...
Azure API Developer
Azure API Developer
Our client is a Fortune 500 company that is looking to for a long engagement with a Azure API Developer. The initial engagements will be for a minimum of 6 months for each. But, assuming the candid...
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Introduction<br><br>Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that literally make the world run today - ...
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Introduction<br><br>Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that literally make the world run today - ...
High Performance Computing (HPC) Systems Engineer
High Performance Computing (HPC) Systems Engineer
Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!<br><br>Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place and now one of 2019 Bes...
High Performance Computing (HPC) Systems Engineer
High Performance Computing (HPC) Systems Engineer
Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!<br><br>Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place and now one of 2019 Bes...
Network Systems Engineer
Network Systems Engineer
Science and Technology on a Mission!<br><br>For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.<br><br>Join...
Network Systems Engineer
Network Systems Engineer
Science and Technology on a Mission!<br><br>For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.<br><br>Join...
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Introduction<br><br>Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that literally make the world run today - ...
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Hybrid Cloud Software Systems Engineer
Introduction<br><br>Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that literally make the world run today - ...
HPC Lustre System Software Developer
HPC Lustre System Software Developer
Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!<br><br>Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2019 Best P...
HPC Lustre System Software Developer
HPC Lustre System Software Developer
Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!<br><br>Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2019 Best P...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.<br><br>Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delive...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Welcome to Planet. We believe in using space to help life on Earth.<br><br>Planet designs, builds, and operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites in history. This constellation delive...
Sr. Software Engineer- Golang
Sr. Software Engineer- Golang
Sr. Software Engineer- Golang<br><br>At AnchorFree, our mission is to provide secure access to the world's information for every person on the planet. AnchorFree has grown into a service with milli...
Sr. Software Engineer- Golang
Sr. Software Engineer- Golang
Sr. Software Engineer- Golang<br><br>At AnchorFree, our mission is to provide secure access to the world's information for every person on the planet. AnchorFree has grown into a service with milli...
Client Systems Engineer
Client Systems Engineer
Penumbra's IT team helps drive innovation in healthcare. As our Client Systems Engineer, you will provide employees with end user system development services, develop client systems solutions, and ...
Client Systems Engineer
Client Systems Engineer
Penumbra's IT team helps drive innovation in healthcare. As our Client Systems Engineer, you will provide employees with end user system development services, develop client systems solutions, and ...
University Grad - Backend Engineer
University Grad - Backend Engineer
Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessib...
University Grad - Backend Engineer
University Grad - Backend Engineer
Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessib...
Controls Systems Engineering Associate - DPAL
Controls Systems Engineering Associate - DPAL
Science and Technology on a Mission!<br><br>For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.<br><br>We h...
Controls Systems Engineering Associate - DPAL
Controls Systems Engineering Associate - DPAL
Science and Technology on a Mission!<br><br>For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.<br><br>We h...
Process Control Systems Engineer
Process Control Systems Engineer
Science and Technology on a Mission!<br><br>For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.<br><br>We h...
Process Control Systems Engineer
Process Control Systems Engineer
Science and Technology on a Mission!<br><br>For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.<br><br>We h...
Sr.Software Engineer, Application Integrations - Mulesoft/Java
Sr.Software Engineer, Application Integrations - Mulesoft/Java
Job Description:<br><br>Are you highly analytical and do you love designing and developing solutions for problems related to Enterprise integrations using APIs? If you answered yes to these questio...
Sr.Software Engineer, Application Integrations - Mulesoft/Java
Sr.Software Engineer, Application Integrations - Mulesoft/Java
Job Description:<br><br>Are you highly analytical and do you love designing and developing solutions for problems related to Enterprise integrations using APIs? If you answered yes to these questio...
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY<br><br>As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a ...
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY<br><br>As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a ...
Backend Java Developer
Backend Java Developer
Job Description:<br><br>We are seeking a Backend Java Developer with a minimum of 7-10+ years of Core Java development and messaging experience in a distributed systems environment based at our cli...
Backend Java Developer
Backend Java Developer
Job Description:<br><br>We are seeking a Backend Java Developer with a minimum of 7-10+ years of Core Java development and messaging experience in a distributed systems environment based at our cli...
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY<br><br>As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a ...
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
Senior Python Dev Ops Engineer
OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY<br><br>As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a ...
Java J2EE Spring Developer
Java J2EE Spring Developer
Req ID: 53449<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
Java J2EE Spring Developer
Java J2EE Spring Developer
Req ID: 53449<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
Senior Software Engineer, C++/Splunk Core/Troubleshooting
Senior Software Engineer, C++/Splunk Core/Troubleshooting
Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to...
Senior Software Engineer, C++/Splunk Core/Troubleshooting
Senior Software Engineer, C++/Splunk Core/Troubleshooting
Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to...
Software Engineer - Salesforce
Software Engineer - Salesforce
Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to...
Software Engineer - Salesforce
Software Engineer - Salesforce
Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to...
Senior Backend Software Engineer - Data Collections
Senior Backend Software Engineer - Data Collections
About Us<br><br>* What we do: We are a cloud-native SaaS machine data analytics platform - logs, time series metrics, and security analytics. We were founded in 2010 by experts in log management, b...
Senior Backend Software Engineer - Data Collections
Senior Backend Software Engineer - Data Collections
About Us<br><br>* What we do: We are a cloud-native SaaS machine data analytics platform - logs, time series metrics, and security analytics. We were founded in 2010 by experts in log management, b...
Senior Software Engineer - Payment Systems Risk
Senior Software Engineer - Payment Systems Risk
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and e...
Senior Software Engineer - Payment Systems Risk
Senior Software Engineer - Payment Systems Risk
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and e...
Sr. Server Application Engineer
Sr. Server Application Engineer
Job Req ID: 2979<br><br>Job Title: Sr. Server Application Engineer<br><br>Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a global Fortune 1000 company and one of Forbes 2017 America's Best Large E...
Sr. Server Application Engineer
Sr. Server Application Engineer
Job Req ID: 2979<br><br>Job Title: Sr. Server Application Engineer<br><br>Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., a global Fortune 1000 company and one of Forbes 2017 America's Best Large E...
Application Developer - Salesforce
Application Developer - Salesforce
U.S. Bank National Association ("U.S. Bank") is hiring an Application Developer - Salesforce in San Francisco, CA. Duties: Analyze business requirements and design, test, and develop software to me...
Application Developer - Salesforce
Application Developer - Salesforce
U.S. Bank National Association ("U.S. Bank") is hiring an Application Developer - Salesforce in San Francisco, CA. Duties: Analyze business requirements and design, test, and develop software to me...
Systems Engineer - Collaboration Tools
Systems Engineer - Collaboration Tools
Passion. It defines Splunk. It's evident in the products we deliver to our customers and in the way we're leading technologists and business professionals to use data to take on problems in new way...
Systems Engineer - Collaboration Tools
Systems Engineer - Collaboration Tools
Passion. It defines Splunk. It's evident in the products we deliver to our customers and in the way we're leading technologists and business professionals to use data to take on problems in new way...
Performance Software Engineer, Query Processing
Performance Software Engineer, Query Processing
About Snowflake<br><br>Snowflake is growing fast and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We're passionate about our people, our customers, our values and our culture! W...
Performance Software Engineer, Query Processing
Performance Software Engineer, Query Processing
About Snowflake<br><br>Snowflake is growing fast and we're scaling our team to help enable and accelerate our growth. We're passionate about our people, our customers, our values and our culture! W...
PHP Drupal Developer
PHP Drupal Developer
You will be joining the web development team located in San Francisco, and will work closely together with frontend and backend developers to implement new solutions. You will also have a portfolio...
PHP Drupal Developer
PHP Drupal Developer
You will be joining the web development team located in San Francisco, and will work closely together with frontend and backend developers to implement new solutions. You will also have a portfolio...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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