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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 $110,000 to a high of $217,000, with a median salary of $171,000.

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Senior Java Software Engineer
Senior Java Software Engineer
Sr. Java Software Engineer - Full Stack<br><br>Blackstone Technology Group is hiring a full-time mid-level or Senior Full Stack Java Software Engineer to join our Trellis Team local to San Francisc...
Senior Java Software Engineer
Senior Java Software Engineer
Sr. Java Software Engineer - Full Stack<br><br>Blackstone Technology Group is hiring a full-time mid-level or Senior Full Stack Java Software Engineer to join our Trellis Team local to San Francisc...
IT Systems Engineer
IT Systems Engineer
Overview<br><br>As part of T.Y. Lin International's Corporate IT team, the IT Systems Engineer is a member of select IT services teams supporting IT infrastructure systems and resolving escalated u...
IT Systems Engineer
IT Systems Engineer
Overview<br><br>As part of T.Y. Lin International's Corporate IT team, the IT Systems Engineer is a member of select IT services teams supporting IT infrastructure systems and resolving escalated u...
Senior Backend Python Engineer
Senior Backend Python Engineer
Numerator is looking for a passionate engineer with a deep desire to learn and excited around building web applications from the ground-up.<br><br>The ideal candidate for this role is comfortable a...
Senior Backend Python Engineer
Senior Backend Python Engineer
Numerator is looking for a passionate engineer with a deep desire to learn and excited around building web applications from the ground-up.<br><br>The ideal candidate for this role is comfortable a...
Staff Search Engineer
Staff Search Engineer
Staff Machine Learning Engineer, Search Sciences<br><br>The Role:<br><br>As one of the key members on the Demand Intelligence team that is part of AI group, you'll take ownership of the design and ...
Staff Search Engineer
Staff Search Engineer
Staff Machine Learning Engineer, Search Sciences<br><br>The Role:<br><br>As one of the key members on the Demand Intelligence team that is part of AI group, you'll take ownership of the design and ...
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
OmniSci (formerly MapD) is the pioneer in GPU-accelerated analytics, enabling businesses and government to rapidly find insights in data beyond the limits of mainstream analytics tools. What starte...
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
OmniSci (formerly MapD) is the pioneer in GPU-accelerated analytics, enabling businesses and government to rapidly find insights in data beyond the limits of mainstream analytics tools. What starte...
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (8+ years experience)
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (8+ years experience)
Splunk Enterprise Security is an advanced SIEM built atop Splunk's data platform with lots of moving parts. We help thousands of clients as they protect their assets from cyber threats, all over th...
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (8+ years experience)
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (8+ years experience)
Splunk Enterprise Security is an advanced SIEM built atop Splunk's data platform with lots of moving parts. We help thousands of clients as they protect their assets from cyber threats, all over th...
Search Engineer (AI)
Search Engineer (AI)
JOB SUMMARY<br><br>We're looking for someone with a passion for leveraging technology to shape the future of education. You will work on the search and machine learning infrastructure at Edmodo. A ...
Search Engineer (AI)
Search Engineer (AI)
JOB SUMMARY<br><br>We're looking for someone with a passion for leveraging technology to shape the future of education. You will work on the search and machine learning infrastructure at Edmodo. A ...
Backend Sr. Software Engineer (Evalytica)
Backend Sr. Software Engineer (Evalytica)
Overview<br><br>Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class ou...
Backend Sr. Software Engineer (Evalytica)
Backend Sr. Software Engineer (Evalytica)
Overview<br><br>Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class ou...
Back-End Application Engineer
Back-End Application Engineer
Mode is changing how organizations make decisions by equipping every single person with the power to collaborate on analytics and share insights at the pace of work today. We're building the most a...
Back-End Application Engineer
Back-End Application Engineer
Mode is changing how organizations make decisions by equipping every single person with the power to collaborate on analytics and share insights at the pace of work today. We're building the most a...
Software Engineer - Backend
Software Engineer - Backend
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...
Software Engineer - Backend
Software Engineer - Backend
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...
Site Reliability Engineer, Infrastructure
Site Reliability Engineer, Infrastructure
Founded by Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg in 2015, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is a new kind of philanthropy that's leveraging technology to help solve some of the world's toughest...
Site Reliability Engineer, Infrastructure
Site Reliability Engineer, Infrastructure
Founded by Dr. Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg in 2015, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is a new kind of philanthropy that's leveraging technology to help solve some of the world's toughest...
Cloud Infrastructure Intern
Cloud Infrastructure Intern
he Cloud Infrastructure intern will be responsible for administration and maintenance of the Qualys applications world-wide and will be working closely with Development/Engineering, DBA, Networking...
Cloud Infrastructure Intern
Cloud Infrastructure Intern
he Cloud Infrastructure intern will be responsible for administration and maintenance of the Qualys applications world-wide and will be working closely with Development/Engineering, DBA, Networking...
Senior Software Engineer, Corporate Tools Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer, Corporate Tools Infrastructure
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity through technology, grantmaking, impact investing, policy, and advocacy work. We look for bo...
Senior Software Engineer, Corporate Tools Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer, Corporate Tools Infrastructure
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is dedicated to advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity through technology, grantmaking, impact investing, policy, and advocacy work. We look for bo...
Notifications, Infrastructure Engineer
Notifications, Infrastructure Engineer
About Mixpanel:<br><br>Mixpanel is helping the world learn from its data by translating user behavior into actionable knowledge. As the leading user analytics platform, Mixpanel tracks interactions...
Notifications, Infrastructure Engineer
Notifications, Infrastructure Engineer
About Mixpanel:<br><br>Mixpanel is helping the world learn from its data by translating user behavior into actionable knowledge. As the leading user analytics platform, Mixpanel tracks interactions...
Business Systems Developer
Business Systems Developer
Cisco Meraki is looking for a new Business Systems Developer to join our Team in San Francisco. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology archit...
Business Systems Developer
Business Systems Developer
Cisco Meraki is looking for a new Business Systems Developer to join our Team in San Francisco. As the fastest growing cloud-managed networking team in the world, our products and technology archit...
Distributed Systems Engineer - Data
Distributed Systems Engineer - Data
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...
Distributed Systems Engineer - Data
Distributed Systems Engineer - Data
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
Backend Engineer
Description<br><br>We are seeking a Backend Software Engineer to help us grow our client/server platform for web and mobile users by creating high-performance distributed back-end systems. If you c...
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
Description<br><br>We are seeking a Backend Software Engineer to help us grow our client/server platform for web and mobile users by creating high-performance distributed back-end systems. If you c...
Staff Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Staff Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Description<br><br>At Vida Health, we are passionate about transforming lives through better health. We live our vision everyday by creating solutions for preventing and reversing chronic condition...
Staff Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Staff Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Description<br><br>At Vida Health, we are passionate about transforming lives through better health. We live our vision everyday by creating solutions for preventing and reversing chronic condition...
Production Engineer -- Distributed Systems
Production Engineer -- Distributed Systems
Description<br><br>Production Engineers at SignalFx are hybrid software/systems engineers who ensure that our Production Services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. Production En...
Production Engineer -- Distributed Systems
Production Engineer -- Distributed Systems
Description<br><br>Production Engineers at SignalFx are hybrid software/systems engineers who ensure that our Production Services run smoothly and have the capacity for future growth. Production En...
Senior Go Software Engineer
Senior Go Software Engineer
Description<br><br>EasyPost is a San Francisco based start-up that provides an API to revolutionize the entire shipping process for e-commerce companies. Any online merchant can plug in our state o...
Senior Go Software Engineer
Senior Go Software Engineer
Description<br><br>EasyPost is a San Francisco based start-up that provides an API to revolutionize the entire shipping process for e-commerce companies. Any online merchant can plug in our state o...
(Junior) Backend Python Engineer
(Junior) Backend Python Engineer
Description<br><br>Zumper is making renting an apartment as easy as booking a hotel. To do it, we've assembled an amazing team and a group of top-tier investors, having raised a little over $40 mil...
(Junior) Backend Python Engineer
(Junior) Backend Python Engineer
Description<br><br>Zumper is making renting an apartment as easy as booking a hotel. To do it, we've assembled an amazing team and a group of top-tier investors, having raised a little over $40 mil...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Description<br><br>We are looking for a Java architect to design and develop key product software. The successful candidate will be able to build high-quality, innovative and fully performing softw...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Description<br><br>We are looking for a Java architect to design and develop key product software. The successful candidate will be able to build high-quality, innovative and fully performing softw...
API Support Engineer
API Support Engineer
Description<br><br>Millions of people around the world use Revel, sometimes without even knowing it, to buy coffee in the morning or to eat dinner at their favorite restaurant. We know Revel works ...
API Support Engineer
API Support Engineer
Description<br><br>Millions of people around the world use Revel, sometimes without even knowing it, to buy coffee in the morning or to eat dinner at their favorite restaurant. We know Revel works ...
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Description<br><br>Here's a crazy idea: build a voice and text chat app people actually care about with a remarkable, creative, hilarious (read: insane) team.<br><br>Do you get excited about workin...
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Description<br><br>Here's a crazy idea: build a voice and text chat app people actually care about with a remarkable, creative, hilarious (read: insane) team.<br><br>Do you get excited about workin...
Sr. Backend Engineer
Sr. Backend Engineer
Description<br><br>At Front, we're redefining work communications and collaboration with our shared inbox for teams. Front brings all of your communication channels (email, Facebook, Twitter, Twili...
Sr. Backend Engineer
Sr. Backend Engineer
Description<br><br>At Front, we're redefining work communications and collaboration with our shared inbox for teams. Front brings all of your communication channels (email, Facebook, Twitter, Twili...
Software Engineer, Media Backend
Software Engineer, Media Backend
Description<br><br>About GoPro<br><br>GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories ...
Software Engineer, Media Backend
Software Engineer, Media Backend
Description<br><br>About GoPro<br><br>GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories ...
Senior Algorithm Engineer
Senior Algorithm Engineer
Description<br><br>We are seeking an algorithm engineer and research scientist to join our Research and Development group. This individual will be responsible for developing and testing machine lea...
Senior Algorithm Engineer
Senior Algorithm Engineer
Description<br><br>We are seeking an algorithm engineer and research scientist to join our Research and Development group. This individual will be responsible for developing and testing machine lea...
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
Description<br><br>We are looking for a superb software engineer. This is a hands-on role that encompasses several key areas such as product development, performance, scalability, and architecture....
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
Description<br><br>We are looking for a superb software engineer. This is a hands-on role that encompasses several key areas such as product development, performance, scalability, and architecture....
Server-Side Software Engineer
Server-Side Software Engineer
Description<br><br>About the Ideal Candidate<br><br>Loves problem solving, engineering, and design<br><br>Is a team-player comfortable in a fast paced agile environment.<br><br>Is comfortable with ...
Server-Side Software Engineer
Server-Side Software Engineer
Description<br><br>About the Ideal Candidate<br><br>Loves problem solving, engineering, and design<br><br>Is a team-player comfortable in a fast paced agile environment.<br><br>Is comfortable with ...
Senior Backend Developer - New Products (San Francisco)
Senior Backend Developer - New Products (San Francisco)
Description<br><br>We are Streamlabs, a technology startup based in San Francisco. We build tools and software allowing live streamers to engage with viewers, monetize their broadcasts, and grow th...
Senior Backend Developer - New Products (San Francisco)
Senior Backend Developer - New Products (San Francisco)
Description<br><br>We are Streamlabs, a technology startup based in San Francisco. We build tools and software allowing live streamers to engage with viewers, monetize their broadcasts, and grow th...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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