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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 $75,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Software Engineering New Grad- Backend
Software Engineering New Grad- Backend
1501-5000 employees
About Us<br><br>AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so...
About AppDynamics: AppDynamics is a company that develops application performance management solutions.
Software Engineering New Grad- Backend
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineering New Grad- Backend
About Us<br><br>AppDynamics is the Application Intelligence company. With AppDynamics, enterprises have real-time insights into application performance, user performance and business performance so...
About AppDynamics: AppDynamics is a company that develops application performance management solutions.
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
We are looking for brilliant software engineers who have a passion for consumer products and want to join an energetic team that is changing the way people think about travel. We ship code daily, A...
About Turo: Turo is a company that operates an online car rental marketplace.
Senior Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
We are looking for brilliant software engineers who have a passion for consumer products and want to join an energetic team that is changing the way people think about travel. We ship code daily, A...
About Turo: Turo is a company that operates an online car rental marketplace.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
Sr. Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
1501-5000 employees
Our rapid growth challenges us to continuously rethink, improve and innovate our architecture. Managing billions of files, allowing millions of people to collaborate, and building a platform to sup...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
Our rapid growth challenges us to continuously rethink, improve and innovate our architecture. Managing billions of files, allowing millions of people to collaborate, and building a platform to sup...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
Staff Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
1501-5000 employees
Our rapid growth challenges us to continuously rethink, improve and innovate our architecture. Managing billions of files, allowing millions of people to collaborate, and building a platform to sup...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
1501-5000 employees
Staff Backend Engineer, Service Mesh
Our rapid growth challenges us to continuously rethink, improve and innovate our architecture. Managing billions of files, allowing millions of people to collaborate, and building a platform to sup...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
Sr. Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
1501-5000 employees
Our Mission: make Box developers as effective as possible to develop, ship and manage their services in any region of the world. What used to take six months to launch a service is now less than a ...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
Our Mission: make Box developers as effective as possible to develop, ship and manage their services in any region of the world. What used to take six months to launch a service is now less than a ...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
Staff Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
1501-5000 employees
Our Mission: make Box developers as effective as possible to develop, ship and manage their services in any region of the world. What used to take six months to launch a service is now less than a ...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
1501-5000 employees
Staff Backend Engineer, Kubernetes Platform
Our Mission: make Box developers as effective as possible to develop, ship and manage their services in any region of the world. What used to take six months to launch a service is now less than a ...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Insights & Reporting
Sr. Backend Engineer, Insights & Reporting
1501-5000 employees
Box is growing rapidly and data powered products will play an integral role in delivering Cloud Content Management and the future of work to our customers. The Enterprise team at Box builds product...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Insights & Reporting
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Backend Engineer, Insights & Reporting
Box is growing rapidly and data powered products will play an integral role in delivering Cloud Content Management and the future of work to our customers. The Enterprise team at Box builds product...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
Staff Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
1501-5000 employees
Box powers enterprises to collaborate and build workflows around their most critical business processes. Our customers rely on us to provide the most stable, reliable and high performing systems to...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
1501-5000 employees
Staff Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
Box powers enterprises to collaborate and build workflows around their most critical business processes. Our customers rely on us to provide the most stable, reliable and high performing systems to...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
Sr. Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
1501-5000 employees
Box powers enterprises to collaborate and build workflows around their most critical business processes. Our customers rely on us to provide the most stable, reliable and high performing systems to...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Backend Engineer, Observability Engineering
Box powers enterprises to collaborate and build workflows around their most critical business processes. Our customers rely on us to provide the most stable, reliable and high performing systems to...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Caching
Staff Backend Engineer, Caching
1501-5000 employees
Who we are<br><br>Our mission is to provide performant, highly available and scalable infrastructure for caching at varying levels of consistency. Developers at Box routinely face challenges of ser...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff Backend Engineer, Caching
1501-5000 employees
Staff Backend Engineer, Caching
Who we are<br><br>Our mission is to provide performant, highly available and scalable infrastructure for caching at varying levels of consistency. Developers at Box routinely face challenges of ser...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Content
Sr. Backend Engineer, Content
1501-5000 employees
Our team's mission is to build the world's fastest, most secure and scalable, collaborative file system. We own the Box File System - the very heart of our product, and the foundation of our platfo...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Content
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Backend Engineer, Content
Our team's mission is to build the world's fastest, most secure and scalable, collaborative file system. We own the Box File System - the very heart of our product, and the foundation of our platfo...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Backend Engineer, Content
Backend Engineer, Content
1501-5000 employees
Our team's mission is to build the world's fastest, most secure and scalable, collaborative content management system. We own the Box Cloud File System - the very heart of our product, and the foun...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Backend Engineer, Content
1501-5000 employees
Backend Engineer, Content
Our team's mission is to build the world's fastest, most secure and scalable, collaborative content management system. We own the Box Cloud File System - the very heart of our product, and the foun...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff, Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
Staff, Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
1501-5000 employees
Our Mission: Provide the most secure, durable and scalable service to store and serve our customers' files.<br><br>As a Software Engineer on the Uploads and Downloads team, you will have the chance...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Staff, Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
1501-5000 employees
Staff, Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
Our Mission: Provide the most secure, durable and scalable service to store and serve our customers' files.<br><br>As a Software Engineer on the Uploads and Downloads team, you will have the chance...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Caching
Sr. Backend Engineer, Caching
1501-5000 employees
Who we are<br><br>Our mission is to provide performant, highly available and scalable infrastructure for caching at varying levels of consistency. Developers at Box routinely face challenges of ser...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr. Backend Engineer, Caching
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Backend Engineer, Caching
Who we are<br><br>Our mission is to provide performant, highly available and scalable infrastructure for caching at varying levels of consistency. Developers at Box routinely face challenges of ser...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr., Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
Sr., Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
1501-5000 employees
Our Mission: Provide the most secure, durable and scalable service to store and serve our customers' files.<br><br>As a Software Engineer on the Uploads and Downloads team, you will have the chance...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Sr., Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
1501-5000 employees
Sr., Backend Engineer, Uploads and Downloads
Our Mission: Provide the most secure, durable and scalable service to store and serve our customers' files.<br><br>As a Software Engineer on the Uploads and Downloads team, you will have the chance...
About Box: Box is a company that provides an online file sharing and cloud content management service.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
1001-1500 employees
The Basics:<br><br>The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, configuration, operation, and maintenance of cloud-based systems and related cloud infrastructure. This indivi...
About Tanium: Tanium is a provider of a management and security platform.
Senior Systems Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Senior Systems Engineer
The Basics:<br><br>The Sr. Systems Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, configuration, operation, and maintenance of cloud-based systems and related cloud infrastructure. This indivi...
About Tanium: Tanium is a provider of a management and security platform.
Software Engineer, Advanced Server Access (Senior / Staff / Principal)
Software Engineer, Advanced Server Access (Senior / Staff / Principal)
1501-5000 employees
Position Description<br><br>The Advanced Server Access team joined Okta through the acquisition of ScaleFT, a startup building Zero Trust infrastructure tools, over the summer. We're hard at work o...
About Okta: Okta (formerly known as SaaSure) is a provider of an independent identity management platform for enterprises.
Software Engineer, Advanced Server Access (Senior / Staff / Principal)
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Advanced Server Access (Senior / Staff / Principal)
Position Description<br><br>The Advanced Server Access team joined Okta through the acquisition of ScaleFT, a startup building Zero Trust infrastructure tools, over the summer. We're hard at work o...
About Okta: Okta (formerly known as SaaSure) is a provider of an independent identity management platform for enterprises.
Salesforce.com Engineer (Sr/Staff)
Salesforce.com Engineer (Sr/Staff)
1501-5000 employees
Position Description: The Salesforce.com Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and integration of Okta's SFDC instances. This role will support a complex SFDC en...
About Okta: Okta (formerly known as SaaSure) is a provider of an independent identity management platform for enterprises.
Salesforce.com Engineer (Sr/Staff)
1501-5000 employees
Salesforce.com Engineer (Sr/Staff)
Position Description: The Salesforce.com Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and integration of Okta's SFDC instances. This role will support a complex SFDC en...
About Okta: Okta (formerly known as SaaSure) is a provider of an independent identity management platform for enterprises.
Salesforce.com Engineer
Salesforce.com Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Position Description: The Salesforce.com Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and integration of Okta's SFDC instances. This role will support a complex SFDC en...
About Okta: Okta (formerly known as SaaSure) is a provider of an independent identity management platform for enterprises.
Salesforce.com Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Salesforce.com Engineer
Position Description: The Salesforce.com Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, implementation, and integration of Okta's SFDC instances. This role will support a complex SFDC en...
About Okta: Okta (formerly known as SaaSure) is a provider of an independent identity management platform for enterprises.
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
201-500 employees
Job Description<br><br>Experimentation is the foundation of all human knowledge. At Optimizely we are the Experimentation Platform that enable some of largest companies in the world to to turn data...
About Optimizely: Optimizely is a company that develops a progressive delivery and experimentation platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Application Backend
Job Description<br><br>Experimentation is the foundation of all human knowledge. At Optimizely we are the Experimentation Platform that enable some of largest companies in the world to to turn data...
About Optimizely: Optimizely is a company that develops a progressive delivery and experimentation platform.
Server Software Engineer, Strava Metro
Server Software Engineer, Strava Metro
201-500 employees
About the role<br><br>As a server engineer for Strava Metro, you will build the systems and services that support our web and enterprise applications. In this role, you will work across the breadth...
About Strava: Strava is a company that operates an online network that connects the global community of athletes.
Server Software Engineer, Strava Metro
201-500 employees
Server Software Engineer, Strava Metro
About the role<br><br>As a server engineer for Strava Metro, you will build the systems and services that support our web and enterprise applications. In this role, you will work across the breadth...
About Strava: Strava is a company that operates an online network that connects the global community of athletes.
Server Software Engineer
Server Software Engineer
201-500 employees
About the role<br><br>As a server engineer at Strava, you will build the systems and services that support our mobile and web applications. In this role, you will work across the breadth of Strava'...
About Strava: Strava is a company that operates an online network that connects the global community of athletes.
Server Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Server Software Engineer
About the role<br><br>As a server engineer at Strava, you will build the systems and services that support our mobile and web applications. In this role, you will work across the breadth of Strava'...
About Strava: Strava is a company that operates an online network that connects the global community of athletes.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Medallia's mission is to help companies win through customer experience. The world's best-loved brands trust Medallia's Experience Cloud™, which embeds the pulse of the customer in an organization ...
About Medallia: Medallia is a provider of experience management solutions.
Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Systems Engineer
Medallia's mission is to help companies win through customer experience. The world's best-loved brands trust Medallia's Experience Cloud™, which embeds the pulse of the customer in an organization ...
About Medallia: Medallia is a provider of experience management solutions.
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
501-1000 employees
Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?<br><br>About Tradeshift<br><br>Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are...
About Tradeshift: Tradeshift brings all companies, big and small, together to transact, connect and collaborate with each other.
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
501-1000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?<br><br>About Tradeshift<br><br>Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are...
About Tradeshift: Tradeshift brings all companies, big and small, together to transact, connect and collaborate with each other.
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
501-1000 employees
Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?<br><br>About Tradeshift<br><br>Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are...
About Tradeshift: Tradeshift brings all companies, big and small, together to transact, connect and collaborate with each other.
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
501-1000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer, Tradeshift Go
Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?<br><br>About Tradeshift<br><br>Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are...
About Tradeshift: Tradeshift brings all companies, big and small, together to transact, connect and collaborate with each other.
Software Engineer, Ads Infrastructure
Software Engineer, Ads Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Pinterest is one of the fastest growing online advertising platforms and our continued success depends on the reliability, performance, and scalability of the Ads infrastructure. You'll help us bui...
About Pinterest: Pinterest is a visual bookmarking tool for saving and discovering creative ideas.
Software Engineer, Ads Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Ads Infrastructure
Pinterest is one of the fastest growing online advertising platforms and our continued success depends on the reliability, performance, and scalability of the Ads infrastructure. You'll help us bui...
About Pinterest: Pinterest is a visual bookmarking tool for saving and discovering creative ideas.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
5001+ employees
As a Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, you will guide customers on how to configure and deploy their Google Cloud infrastructure consisting of network architecture, application security...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
5001+ employees
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
As a Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, you will guide customers on how to configure and deploy their Google Cloud infrastructure consisting of network architecture, application security...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
5001+ employees
As a Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, you will guide customers on how to configure and deploy their Google Cloud infrastructure consisting of network architecture, application security...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
5001+ employees
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, Google Professional Services
As a Cloud Networking and Infrastructure Engineer, you will guide customers on how to configure and deploy their Google Cloud infrastructure consisting of network architecture, application security...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
(USA-CA-San Francisco) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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