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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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

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
1501-5000 employees
Job Type: Full Time<br><br>Location: San Francisco, CA<br><br>Department: Engineering<br><br>At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development. We believe that velocity comes from a commitment...
About OpenTable: OpenTable is an online restaurant reservation service company.
Senior Backend Engineer- Java
1501-5000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer- Java
Job Type: Full Time<br><br>Location: San Francisco, CA<br><br>Department: Engineering<br><br>At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development. We believe that velocity comes from a commitment...
About OpenTable: OpenTable is an online restaurant reservation service company.
Senior Software Engineer Node.js
Senior Software Engineer Node.js
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Node.js<br><br>Job Type: Full-Time<br><br>Location: San Francisco<br><br>Department: Engineering<br><br>At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development. We believe...
About OpenTable: OpenTable is an online restaurant reservation service company.
Senior Software Engineer Node.js
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer Node.js
Senior Software Engineer - Node.js<br><br>Job Type: Full-Time<br><br>Location: San Francisco<br><br>Department: Engineering<br><br>At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development. We believe...
About OpenTable: OpenTable is an online restaurant reservation service company.
Staff Integrations Engineer
Staff Integrations Engineer
51-200 employees
Company Name: Tapjoy, Inc.<br><br>Position Title: Staff Integrations Engineer<br><br>Location: 353 Sacramento Street 6th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111<br><br>Summary of Duties: Work directly with T...
About Tapjoy: Tapjoy is a company providing a mobile analytics and marketing automation platform.
Staff Integrations Engineer
51-200 employees
Staff Integrations Engineer
Company Name: Tapjoy, Inc.<br><br>Position Title: Staff Integrations Engineer<br><br>Location: 353 Sacramento Street 6th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111<br><br>Summary of Duties: Work directly with T...
About Tapjoy: Tapjoy is a company providing a mobile analytics and marketing automation platform.
Senior Software Engineer (Java)
Senior Software Engineer (Java)
51-200 employees
Join the Mobile Future with Tapjoy<br><br>Tapjoy is a creative workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets, and global perspectives. With offices all over the gl...
About Tapjoy: Tapjoy is a company providing a mobile analytics and marketing automation platform.
Senior Software Engineer (Java)
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer (Java)
Join the Mobile Future with Tapjoy<br><br>Tapjoy is a creative workplace, comprised of people with different backgrounds, cultures, skill sets, and global perspectives. With offices all over the gl...
About Tapjoy: Tapjoy is a company providing a mobile analytics and marketing automation platform.
Integrations Engineer
Integrations Engineer
501-1000 employees
We are looking for an Integrations Engineer with expertise in Enterprise System Integrations and Business Process Automation to help with the mapping, design, documentation and implementation of va...
About Asana: Asana is a company developing online task management software solutions that allow teams to assign tasks and deadlines, and to track the progress of their projects.
Integrations Engineer
501-1000 employees
Integrations Engineer
We are looking for an Integrations Engineer with expertise in Enterprise System Integrations and Business Process Automation to help with the mapping, design, documentation and implementation of va...
About Asana: Asana is a company developing online task management software solutions that allow teams to assign tasks and deadlines, and to track the progress of their projects.
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
501-1000 employees
The Infrastructure team builds the foundation we need to support our web and mobile applications, as well as our robust API. We build and operate the software that enables Asana's security, scalabi...
About Asana: Asana is a company developing online task management software solutions that allow teams to assign tasks and deadlines, and to track the progress of their projects.
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
The Infrastructure team builds the foundation we need to support our web and mobile applications, as well as our robust API. We build and operate the software that enables Asana's security, scalabi...
About Asana: Asana is a company developing online task management software solutions that allow teams to assign tasks and deadlines, and to track the progress of their projects.
Software Engineer, Back End
Software Engineer, Back End
501-1000 employees
The Infrastructure team builds the foundation we need to support our web and mobile applications, as well as our robust API. We build and operate the software that enables Asana's security, scalabi...
About Asana: Asana is a company developing online task management software solutions that allow teams to assign tasks and deadlines, and to track the progress of their projects.
Software Engineer, Back End
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer, Back End
The Infrastructure team builds the foundation we need to support our web and mobile applications, as well as our robust API. We build and operate the software that enables Asana's security, scalabi...
About Asana: Asana is a company developing online task management software solutions that allow teams to assign tasks and deadlines, and to track the progress of their projects.
Software Engineer, Backend, Operations Technology
Software Engineer, Backend, Operations Technology
5001+ employees
Why compromise? Finally an opportunity that your engineering heart, your career, your mentor and your family can be excited about at the same time! Yes, a job that has it all, i.e., explosive growt...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Software Engineer, Backend, Operations Technology
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Backend, Operations Technology
Why compromise? Finally an opportunity that your engineering heart, your career, your mentor and your family can be excited about at the same time! Yes, a job that has it all, i.e., explosive growt...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Software Engineer: Backend (Buyer)
Software Engineer: Backend (Buyer)
5001+ employees
Postmates is focused on providing a thriving marketplace allowing anyone to purchase anything from anywhere in their city or community and have it delivered in minutes.<br><br>The Buyer Team is foc...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Software Engineer: Backend (Buyer)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer: Backend (Buyer)
Postmates is focused on providing a thriving marketplace allowing anyone to purchase anything from anywhere in their city or community and have it delivered in minutes.<br><br>The Buyer Team is foc...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Software Engineer, Backend
Software Engineer, Backend
5001+ employees
Postmates is focused on providing a thriving marketplace allowing anyone to purchase anything from anywhere in their city or community and have it delivered in minutes.<br><br>We are a cross-functi...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Software Engineer, Backend
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Backend
Postmates is focused on providing a thriving marketplace allowing anyone to purchase anything from anywhere in their city or community and have it delivered in minutes.<br><br>We are a cross-functi...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
5001+ employees
At Postmates X, we are reimagining how things move in cities. Serve, our personable sidewalk delivery robot, is our vision for the future of delivery. It's designed to take deliveries away from con...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
At Postmates X, we are reimagining how things move in cities. Serve, our personable sidewalk delivery robot, is our vision for the future of delivery. It's designed to take deliveries away from con...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
At Postmates X, we are reimagining how things move in cities. Serve, our personable sidewalk delivery robot, is our vision for the future of delivery. It's designed to take deliveries away from con...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer, Infrastructure
At Postmates X, we are reimagining how things move in cities. Serve, our personable sidewalk delivery robot, is our vision for the future of delivery. It's designed to take deliveries away from con...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
At Postmates X, we are reimagining how things move in cities. Serve, our personable sidewalk delivery robot, is our vision for the future of delivery. It's designed to take deliveries away from con...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
At Postmates X, we are reimagining how things move in cities. Serve, our personable sidewalk delivery robot, is our vision for the future of delivery. It's designed to take deliveries away from con...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
5001+ employees
Why compromise? Here's an opportunity that your engineering heart, your career, your mentor and your family can be excited about at the same time! Yes, a job that has it all, i.e., explosive growth...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
Why compromise? Here's an opportunity that your engineering heart, your career, your mentor and your family can be excited about at the same time! Yes, a job that has it all, i.e., explosive growth...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (CS Tech)
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (CS Tech)
5001+ employees
Why compromise? Here's an opportunity that your engineering heart, your career, your mentor and your family can be excited about at the same time! Yes, a job that has it all, i.e., explosive growth...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (CS Tech)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (CS Tech)
Why compromise? Here's an opportunity that your engineering heart, your career, your mentor and your family can be excited about at the same time! Yes, a job that has it all, i.e., explosive growth...
About Postmates: Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform.
Senior C++ Systems Engineer
Senior C++ Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior C++ Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior C++ Systems Engineer
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Backend Web Engineer - Developer Services
Backend Web Engineer - Developer Services
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Backend Web Engineer - Developer Services
1501-5000 employees
Backend Web Engineer - Developer Services
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior C++ Engineer
Senior C++ Engineer
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox's imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences ...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior C++ Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior C++ Engineer
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox's imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences ...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior Backend Marketplace Web Engineer
Senior Backend Marketplace Web Engineer
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox's imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences ...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior Backend Marketplace Web Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Backend Marketplace Web Engineer
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox's imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences ...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
C++ Engineer
C++ Engineer
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
C++ Engineer
1501-5000 employees
C++ Engineer
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Backend Web Engineer - Distributed Systems
Backend Web Engineer - Distributed Systems
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Backend Web Engineer - Distributed Systems
1501-5000 employees
Backend Web Engineer - Distributed Systems
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior C++ Engineer - Modeling
Senior C++ Engineer - Modeling
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox's imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences ...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior C++ Engineer - Modeling
1501-5000 employees
Senior C++ Engineer - Modeling
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox's imagination platform is ushering in the next generation of entertainment. Roblox enables kids of all ages to imagine, create, and play together in immersive experiences ...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior Backend Web Engineer - Catalog
Senior Backend Web Engineer - Catalog
1501-5000 employees
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Senior Backend Web Engineer - Catalog
1501-5000 employees
Senior Backend Web Engineer - Catalog
WHY ROBLOX?<br><br>Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We're the one and only fast...
About Roblox: Roblox is a provider of a 3D creation, publishing, and gameplay platform that empowers players to create 3D models and games.
Backend Software Engineer - Data Ingestion (Data Platform)
Backend Software Engineer - Data Ingestion (Data Platform)
5001+ employees
The Data Platform team at Airbnb empowers engineers, data scientists and everyone else in the company with massive amounts of data and state-of-the-art data infrastructure. Airbnb data infrastructu...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Backend Software Engineer - Data Ingestion (Data Platform)
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer - Data Ingestion (Data Platform)
The Data Platform team at Airbnb empowers engineers, data scientists and everyone else in the company with massive amounts of data and state-of-the-art data infrastructure. Airbnb data infrastructu...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Backend Software Engineer, Homes Platform (Inclusion)
Backend Software Engineer, Homes Platform (Inclusion)
5001+ employees
What is the Homes Platform team at Airbnb?<br><br>Homes Platform is the organization in Homes that powers all guest and host experiences on our site. Its vision is to help onboard, manage, and merc...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Backend Software Engineer, Homes Platform (Inclusion)
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer, Homes Platform (Inclusion)
What is the Homes Platform team at Airbnb?<br><br>Homes Platform is the organization in Homes that powers all guest and host experiences on our site. Its vision is to help onboard, manage, and merc...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Business Systems Architect
Business Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Founded in 2008, Airbnb's mission is to create a world where people can belong through healthy travel that is local, authentic, diverse, inclusive and sustainable. Airbnb uniquely leverages technol...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Business Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Business Systems Architect
Founded in 2008, Airbnb's mission is to create a world where people can belong through healthy travel that is local, authentic, diverse, inclusive and sustainable. Airbnb uniquely leverages technol...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Infrastructure Software Engineer, China (Located in SF)
Infrastructure Software Engineer, China (Located in SF)
5001+ employees
About the China Team (located in San Francisco)<br><br>China is an important part of our global community and the world-wide travel network we built has positioned us to offer unique travel experie...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Infrastructure Software Engineer, China (Located in SF)
5001+ employees
Infrastructure Software Engineer, China (Located in SF)
About the China Team (located in San Francisco)<br><br>China is an important part of our global community and the world-wide travel network we built has positioned us to offer unique travel experie...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Java & MeanStack
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Java & MeanStack
5001+ employees
As Airbnb continues to expand our business globally, we are always looking for the best and brightest to build our financial systems infrastructure. The Technical Lead, Finance Systems is a key mem...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Java & MeanStack
5001+ employees
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Java & MeanStack
As Airbnb continues to expand our business globally, we are always looking for the best and brightest to build our financial systems infrastructure. The Technical Lead, Finance Systems is a key mem...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Oracle Tech Stack
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Oracle Tech Stack
5001+ employees
As Airbnb continues to expand our business globally, we are always looking for the best and brightest to build our financial systems infrastructure. The Technical Lead Finance Systems is a key memb...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Oracle Tech Stack
5001+ employees
Technical Lead Finance Systems - Oracle Tech Stack
As Airbnb continues to expand our business globally, we are always looking for the best and brightest to build our financial systems infrastructure. The Technical Lead Finance Systems is a key memb...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Backend Software Engineer, Trip Platform
Backend Software Engineer, Trip Platform
5001+ employees
The Team<br><br>Our vision is to build an experience to allow users to complete the entire travel lifecycle in one app. Since November 2016, Airbnb has launched multiple businesses to augment our a...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.
Backend Software Engineer, Trip Platform
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer, Trip Platform
The Team<br><br>Our vision is to build an experience to allow users to complete the entire travel lifecycle in one app. Since November 2016, Airbnb has launched multiple businesses to augment our a...
About Airbnb: Airbnb is a company that provides an online marketplace and hospitality services.

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Companies Hiring for Backend Engineer

Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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