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  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
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 $80,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Software Engineer - Performance
Software Engineer - Performance
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber is a provider of a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Software Engineer - Performance
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Performance
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber is a provider of a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Systems Engineer - FinTech
Systems Engineer - FinTech
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>About the Team<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving i...
About Uber: Uber is a provider of a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Systems Engineer - FinTech
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - FinTech
Uber Overview<br><br>About the Team<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving i...
About Uber: Uber is a provider of a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Developer Tooling / Infrastructure & Build System Engineer
Developer Tooling / Infrastructure & Build System Engineer
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber is a provider of a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Developer Tooling / Infrastructure & Build System Engineer
5001+ employees
Developer Tooling / Infrastructure & Build System Engineer
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber is a provider of a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Salesforce Administrator & Developer
Salesforce Administrator & Developer
1001-1500 employees
POSITION SUMMARY:<br><br>This role requires working on basic Salesforce.com administrative functions such as user accounts, profiles, roles, reports, dashboards, workflows, automations, custom fiel...
About Natera: Natera (formerly known as Gene Security Network) is a genetic testing company that operates a CLIA-certified laboratory.
Salesforce Administrator & Developer
1001-1500 employees
Salesforce Administrator & Developer
POSITION SUMMARY:<br><br>This role requires working on basic Salesforce.com administrative functions such as user accounts, profiles, roles, reports, dashboards, workflows, automations, custom fiel...
About Natera: Natera (formerly known as Gene Security Network) is a genetic testing company that operates a CLIA-certified laboratory.
Software Engineer, Back End
Software Engineer, Back End
1001-1500 employees
The UserTesting Engineering team is looking for an experienced Software Engineer, Back End, who enjoys working on the back end tech stack, has solid experience with Ruby on Rails, is committed to p...
About UserTesting: UserTesting is a company that operates as a user experience testing platform.
Software Engineer, Back End
1001-1500 employees
Software Engineer, Back End
The UserTesting Engineering team is looking for an experienced Software Engineer, Back End, who enjoys working on the back end tech stack, has solid experience with Ruby on Rails, is committed to p...
About UserTesting: UserTesting is a company that operates as a user experience testing platform.
Infrastructure Development Engineering Intern
Infrastructure Development Engineering Intern
1501-5000 employees
Engineering internship personnel will work with senior engineering personnel to assist with various areas of the design life cycle including definition, design, prototyping, debugging, testing and ...
About Wind River: Wind River Systems is a company delivering software for intelligent connected systems.
Infrastructure Development Engineering Intern
1501-5000 employees
Infrastructure Development Engineering Intern
Engineering internship personnel will work with senior engineering personnel to assist with various areas of the design life cycle including definition, design, prototyping, debugging, testing and ...
About Wind River: Wind River Systems is a company delivering software for intelligent connected systems.
Lead Engineer, Systems
Lead Engineer, Systems
5001+ employees
Job ID: 166749<br><br>Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)<br><br>Address: 525 Market St, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)<br><br>Job Type: Full Time<br><br>Position Type (Reg...
About Sephora: Sephora is a company operating a chain of personal care and beauty stores.
Lead Engineer, Systems
5001+ employees
Lead Engineer, Systems
Job ID: 166749<br><br>Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)<br><br>Address: 525 Market St, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)<br><br>Job Type: Full Time<br><br>Position Type (Reg...
About Sephora: Sephora is a company operating a chain of personal care and beauty stores.
Lead Engineer, Backend Services
Lead Engineer, Backend Services
5001+ employees
Job ID: 164670<br><br>Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)<br><br>Address: 525 Market St, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)<br><br>Job Type: Full Time<br><br>Position Type (Reg...
About Sephora: Sephora is a company operating a chain of personal care and beauty stores.
Lead Engineer, Backend Services
5001+ employees
Lead Engineer, Backend Services
Job ID: 164670<br><br>Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)<br><br>Address: 525 Market St, 32nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)<br><br>Job Type: Full Time<br><br>Position Type (Reg...
About Sephora: Sephora is a company operating a chain of personal care and beauty stores.
Senior Backend Engineer (Java/Scala/PHP)
Senior Backend Engineer (Java/Scala/PHP)
51-200 employees
Senior Backend Engineer (Java/Scala/PHP) About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Senior Backend Engineer (Java/Scala/PHP)
51-200 employees
Senior Backend Engineer (Java/Scala/PHP)
Senior Backend Engineer (Java/Scala/PHP) About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Senior Software Engineer, PHP Backend
Senior Software Engineer, PHP Backend
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer, PHP Backend About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the pe...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Senior Software Engineer, PHP Backend
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer, PHP Backend
Senior Software Engineer, PHP Backend About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the pe...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Staff Software Engineer, Backend (San Francisco, CA)
Staff Software Engineer, Backend (San Francisco, CA)
51-200 employees
Staff Software Engineer, Backend (San Francisco, CA) About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Staff Software Engineer, Backend (San Francisco, CA)
51-200 employees
Staff Software Engineer, Backend (San Francisco, CA)
Staff Software Engineer, Backend (San Francisco, CA) About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Java Engineer II
Java Engineer II
51-200 employees
Java Engineer II About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the people they care about ...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Java Engineer II
51-200 employees
Java Engineer II
Java Engineer II About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the people they care about ...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Principal DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
Principal DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
51-200 employees
Principal DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and prot...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Principal DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
51-200 employees
Principal DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
Principal DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and prot...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Web Developer
Web Developer
51-200 employees
Web Developer About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the people they care about mos...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Web Developer
51-200 employees
Web Developer
Web Developer About Us<br><br>Life360 is a platform for today's busy families, bringing them closer together by helping them better sync, communicate with and protect the people they care about mos...
About Life360: Life360 is a provider of a location sharing app that protects and connects families.
Senior Backend Engineer, Monetization
Senior Backend Engineer, Monetization
1501-5000 employees
Unity is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to spearhead initiatives on our IAP services team. The IAP team is a part of the team focused on building the next generation of Unity's monetization ...
About Unity Technologies: Unity Technologies is a computer software company that offers end-to-end development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR, and AR games and apps.
Senior Backend Engineer, Monetization
1501-5000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer, Monetization
Unity is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to spearhead initiatives on our IAP services team. The IAP team is a part of the team focused on building the next generation of Unity's monetization ...
About Unity Technologies: Unity Technologies is a computer software company that offers end-to-end development platform for creating 2D, 3D, VR, and AR games and apps.
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
501-1000 employees
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
501-1000 employees
Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
Production Software Engineer (Build/Deployment Systems)
Production Software Engineer (Build/Deployment Systems)
501-1000 employees
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
Production Software Engineer (Build/Deployment Systems)
501-1000 employees
Production Software Engineer (Build/Deployment Systems)
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
Backend Engineer - Perception Platform
Backend Engineer - Perception Platform
501-1000 employees
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
Backend Engineer - Perception Platform
501-1000 employees
Backend Engineer - Perception Platform
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
Software Infrastructure - Onboard Systems
Software Infrastructure - Onboard Systems
501-1000 employees
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
Software Infrastructure - Onboard Systems
501-1000 employees
Software Infrastructure - Onboard Systems
Aurora Overview<br><br>Bringing self-driving vehicles to our roads is the most transformative opportunity of our generation. Aurora is taking a fresh start with the development of self-driving tech...
About Aurora: <p>Aurora is a company developing software and hardware for the self-driving vehicle industry.
High Performance Computing Research Engineer
High Performance Computing Research Engineer
5001+ employees
The Creative Intelligence Lab within Adobe Research is looking for a research engineer with a specialization in programming languages and performance optimization. Join our effort to help product t...
About Adobe: Adobe is a software company developing digital marketing and media solutions.
High Performance Computing Research Engineer
5001+ employees
High Performance Computing Research Engineer
The Creative Intelligence Lab within Adobe Research is looking for a research engineer with a specialization in programming languages and performance optimization. Join our effort to help product t...
About Adobe: Adobe is a software company developing digital marketing and media solutions.
Software Engineer, Adobe XD (Design Systems)
Software Engineer, Adobe XD (Design Systems)
5001+ employees
The Opportunity<br><br>The best experiences are built by developers who have a strong sense of design. Such experiences are not built solely by developers, and that is why developers on Adobe XD pa...
About Adobe: Adobe is a software company developing digital marketing and media solutions.
Software Engineer, Adobe XD (Design Systems)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Adobe XD (Design Systems)
The Opportunity<br><br>The best experiences are built by developers who have a strong sense of design. Such experiences are not built solely by developers, and that is why developers on Adobe XD pa...
About Adobe: Adobe is a software company developing digital marketing and media solutions.
Siri, Senior Backend Engineer, Authoring Tools
Siri, Senior Backend Engineer, Authoring Tools
5001+ employees
Play a part in the next revolution in human-computer interaction. Contribute to a product that is redefining computing. Create groundbreaking technology for large scale systems, spoken language, an...
About Apple: Apple is a company that designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices.
Siri, Senior Backend Engineer, Authoring Tools
5001+ employees
Siri, Senior Backend Engineer, Authoring Tools
Play a part in the next revolution in human-computer interaction. Contribute to a product that is redefining computing. Create groundbreaking technology for large scale systems, spoken language, an...
About Apple: Apple is a company that designs, manufactures, and markets mobile communication and media devices.
Principal Software Engineer, Backend (Advocacy)
Principal Software Engineer, Backend (Advocacy)
1001-1500 employees
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Principal Software Engineer, Backend (Advocacy)
1001-1500 employees
Principal Software Engineer, Backend (Advocacy)
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Health Solutions)
Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Health Solutions)
1001-1500 employees
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Health Solutions)
1001-1500 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Backend (Health Solutions)
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Software Engineer, Back End (Rally Recover)
Software Engineer, Back End (Rally Recover)
1001-1500 employees
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Software Engineer, Back End (Rally Recover)
1001-1500 employees
Software Engineer, Back End (Rally Recover)
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Backend Software Engineer (Senior, Principal) (Core Services)
Backend Software Engineer (Senior, Principal) (Core Services)
1001-1500 employees
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Backend Software Engineer (Senior, Principal) (Core Services)
1001-1500 employees
Backend Software Engineer (Senior, Principal) (Core Services)
Rally Health is all about putting health in the hands of the individual. It's our mission, and it drives everything we do, which is to empower people with easy-to-use online and mobile tools that h...
About Rally Health: Rally Health is a company providing personalized data-driven information and recommendations.
Senior Software Engineer: Server
Senior Software Engineer: Server
201-500 employees
Inscape (an Affiliate of VIZIO Inc.) is an industry leader in advertising solutions through automatic content recognition. We capture live viewing data from content sources across millions of Smart...
About Vizio: Vizio designs, manufactures and markets high-definition LCD/LED flat panel televisions and other home entertainment products.
Senior Software Engineer: Server
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer: Server
Inscape (an Affiliate of VIZIO Inc.) is an industry leader in advertising solutions through automatic content recognition. We capture live viewing data from content sources across millions of Smart...
About Vizio: Vizio designs, manufactures and markets high-definition LCD/LED flat panel televisions and other home entertainment products.
Sr. Software Engineer (Java), San Francisco
Sr. Software Engineer (Java), San Francisco
16-50 employees
Senior Software Engineer (Java)<br><br>Do you love to travel internationally? Do you enjoy solving complex problems?<br><br>Token's goal is to make moving money easy, instant, secure, and flexible....
About Token.io: Token is an open banking infrastructure provider.
Sr. Software Engineer (Java), San Francisco
16-50 employees
Sr. Software Engineer (Java), San Francisco
Senior Software Engineer (Java)<br><br>Do you love to travel internationally? Do you enjoy solving complex problems?<br><br>Token's goal is to make moving money easy, instant, secure, and flexible....
About Token.io: Token is an open banking infrastructure provider.
backend Engineer - Sports app
backend Engineer - Sports app
5001+ employees
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. ...
About Verizon Media: Verizon Media (formerly Oath) is a company operating media, technology, and communication brands.
backend Engineer - Sports app
5001+ employees
backend Engineer - Sports app
It takes powerful technology to connect our brands and partners with an audience of 1 billion. Nearly half of Verizon Media employees are building the code and platforms that help us achieve that. ...
About Verizon Media: Verizon Media (formerly Oath) is a company operating media, technology, and communication brands.
Senior Software Engineer - Compute Performance
Senior Software Engineer - Compute Performance
201-500 employees
At Pony.ai, excellence is at the core of our company. Every detail counts as we work to deliver a safe, reliable, and cost-effective autonomous driving platform to the public. As part of the team, ...
About Pony.ai: Pony.ai creates artificial intelligence solutions for autonomous driving.
Senior Software Engineer - Compute Performance
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Compute Performance
At Pony.ai, excellence is at the core of our company. Every detail counts as we work to deliver a safe, reliable, and cost-effective autonomous driving platform to the public. As part of the team, ...
About Pony.ai: Pony.ai creates artificial intelligence solutions for autonomous driving.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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