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Backend Engineer Jobs in SF Bay Area

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A Backend Engineer position includes many different responsibilities like the creation and design of system architecture and services, as well as building robust, scalable software using programming languages like Ruby, Java and Scala. Backend Engineers improve code quality using performing code reviews, automation and writing unit tests. Backend Engineers frequently collaborate with other members of the technical team, including Frontend Engineers. They also work with design teams to understand end-user needs and transform them into a technical solution. Backend Engineers should also know OOP, software design, Linux/Unix and scripting languages such as Python and Perl.

Living and Working in the San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area is a dynamic city to work in with plenty of job opportunities in a variety of fields and industries including business, finance and technology. This picturesque city is located in Northern California and is headquarters to five different top banking institutions. It is also the headquarters to other well-known corporations such as Craiglist, Uber, Lyft, Gap and Levi Strauss. Popular Social Media sites such as Pinterest and Twitter are also located here. There are two universities in the city. San Francisco also ranks as the city with the 7th highest incomes.

There are numerous things to do and see in San Francisco. It has multiple diverse districts like North Beach, Chinatown and the Financial District. It is also home to cable cars and the most crooked street in the world. The San Francisco Bay Area also has a vibrant cultural scene and a wide array of restaurants.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
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The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $75,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Systems Software Engineer
Systems Software Engineer
51-200 employees
The Connectivity Team at eero is looking for a senior software engineer to implement new user features, improve eeroOS, our Linux-based operating system, and increase the performance and reliabilit...
About eero: eero is a provider of a home WiFi system.
Systems Software Engineer
51-200 employees
Systems Software Engineer
The Connectivity Team at eero is looking for a senior software engineer to implement new user features, improve eeroOS, our Linux-based operating system, and increase the performance and reliabilit...
About eero: eero is a provider of a home WiFi system.
Platform Back End Software Engineer
Platform Back End Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Working at the intersection of software, hardware, and molecular science, we are committed to delivering on the promise of 3D printing, enabling commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping ...
About Carbon: Carbon (formerly known as Carbon3D) is a provider of a digital manufacturing platform that allows companies to reinvent their polymeric products from design to production.
Platform Back End Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Platform Back End Software Engineer
Working at the intersection of software, hardware, and molecular science, we are committed to delivering on the promise of 3D printing, enabling commercial customers to go beyond basic prototyping ...
About Carbon: Carbon (formerly known as Carbon3D) is a provider of a digital manufacturing platform that allows companies to reinvent their polymeric products from design to production.
Software Engineer, Video API
Software Engineer, Video API
5001+ employees
About Twitch<br><br>Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interacti...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Software Engineer, Video API
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Video API
About Twitch<br><br>Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interacti...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Backend Software Engineer, Safety Product
Backend Software Engineer, Safety Product
5001+ employees
About Twitch<br><br>Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interacti...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Backend Software Engineer, Safety Product
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer, Safety Product
About Twitch<br><br>Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interacti...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Software Engineer - Video API
Software Engineer - Video API
5001+ employees
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. Our video engineering group is responsible for delivering high quality video streams to our end users as our platform grows, while also c...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Software Engineer - Video API
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Video API
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. Our video engineering group is responsible for delivering high quality video streams to our end users as our platform grows, while also c...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Backend Software Engineer - Safety Product
Backend Software Engineer - Safety Product
5001+ employees
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. We are looking for passionate software engineers who are excited to solve challenging trust and safety problems. As a software engineer o...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Backend Software Engineer - Safety Product
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer - Safety Product
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. We are looking for passionate software engineers who are excited to solve challenging trust and safety problems. As a software engineer o...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Software Engineer - Video API
Software Engineer - Video API
5001+ employees
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. Our video engineering group is responsible for delivering high quality video streams to our end users as our platform grows, while also c...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Software Engineer - Video API
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Video API
Twitch is building the future of interactive entertainment. Our video engineering group is responsible for delivering high quality video streams to our end users as our platform grows, while also c...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
5001+ employees
Twitch's vision is millions of creators sharing realtime video experiences with their communities. Twitch Developers' mission is to enable any developer in the world to build a business around thos...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Extensions Discovery & Management
Twitch's vision is millions of creators sharing realtime video experiences with their communities. Twitch Developers' mission is to enable any developer in the world to build a business around thos...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Twitch has over 100 million users, and the Video Infra team is responsible for building infra services and tools to help scale and manage the infrastructure that powers Twitch's video. We're buildi...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Twitch has over 100 million users, and the Video Infra team is responsible for building infra services and tools to help scale and manage the infrastructure that powers Twitch's video. We're buildi...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Twitch has over 100 million users, and the Video Infra team is responsible for building infra services and tools to help scale and manage the infrastructure that powers Twitch's video. We're buildi...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Twitch has over 100 million users, and the Video Infra team is responsible for building infra services and tools to help scale and manage the infrastructure that powers Twitch's video. We're buildi...
About Twitch: Twitch is a company that develops a social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts.
Integration Engineer
Integration Engineer
201-500 employees
Developing innovative technologies to revolutionize the payments industry while helping customers transact in global marketplaces is not for the faint of heart. We have big goals and are looking fo...
About YapStone: YapStone is a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions.
Integration Engineer
201-500 employees
Integration Engineer
Developing innovative technologies to revolutionize the payments industry while helping customers transact in global marketplaces is not for the faint of heart. We have big goals and are looking fo...
About YapStone: YapStone is a global provider of online and mobile payment solutions.
Software Engineer - Continuous Integration
Software Engineer - Continuous Integration
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer - Continuous Integration<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Location: San Francisco, New York, Boulder, Boston or Seattle<br><br>Who We Are<br><br>Engineers produce their best work w...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer - Continuous Integration
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer - Continuous Integration
Software Engineer - Continuous Integration<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Location: San Francisco, New York, Boulder, Boston or Seattle<br><br>Who We Are<br><br>Engineers produce their best work w...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
1501-5000 employees
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are<br><br>In Twitter, we serve billions of ad impressions and generate millions of dollars in revenue per d...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
1501-5000 employees
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are<br><br>In Twitter, we serve billions of ad impressions and generate millions of dollars in revenue per d...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend) - Core Services
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend) - Core Services
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend) - Core Services<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are:<br><br>Our teams own the core application infrastructure for tweets, users, graph relationships (e.g. fol...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend) - Core Services
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend) - Core Services
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend) - Core Services<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are:<br><br>Our teams own the core application infrastructure for tweets, users, graph relationships (e.g. fol...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer - Timelines & Conversations Infrastructure
Software Engineer - Timelines & Conversations Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer - Timelines & Conversations Infrastructure<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter's purpose is to keep the world informed by serving the public conversation. Hundreds of millions...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer - Timelines & Conversations Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer - Timelines & Conversations Infrastructure
Software Engineer - Timelines & Conversations Infrastructure<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter's purpose is to keep the world informed by serving the public conversation. Hundreds of millions...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer, Systems - Growth
Software Engineer, Systems - Growth
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Systems - Growth<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are:<br><br>Twitter's Growth teams are dedicated to getting the majority of the world to converse in public using Twitter....
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer, Systems - Growth
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Systems - Growth
Software Engineer, Systems - Growth<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are:<br><br>Twitter's Growth teams are dedicated to getting the majority of the world to converse in public using Twitter....
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer (Systems) - Health Core Infrastructure
Software Engineer (Systems) - Health Core Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer (Systems) - Health Core Infrastructure<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Health is Twitter's top priority and we need your help.<br><br>We build and maintain the large-scale, low la...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer (Systems) - Health Core Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer (Systems) - Health Core Infrastructure
Software Engineer (Systems) - Health Core Infrastructure<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Health is Twitter's top priority and we need your help.<br><br>We build and maintain the large-scale, low la...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure Provisioning Automation (CIPA)
Senior Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure Provisioning Automation (CIPA)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure Provisioning Automation (CIPA)<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are<br><br>Twitter is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Core Infrastru...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure Provisioning Automation (CIPA)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure Provisioning Automation (CIPA)
Senior Software Engineer - Core Infrastructure Provisioning Automation (CIPA)<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are<br><br>Twitter is looking for a Software Engineer to join our Core Infrastru...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
1501-5000 employees
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are<br><br>In Twitter, we serve billions of ad impressions and generate millions of dollars in revenue per d...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
1501-5000 employees
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction
Software Backend System Engineer - Ads Prediction<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are<br><br>In Twitter, we serve billions of ad impressions and generate millions of dollars in revenue per d...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer (Backend Systems) - Abuse & Spam
Software Engineer (Backend Systems) - Abuse & Spam
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer (Backend Systems) - Abuse & Spam<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Do you love working on challenging problems that require a multi-disciplinary approach, creative solutions, and ra...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer (Backend Systems) - Abuse & Spam
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer (Backend Systems) - Abuse & Spam
Software Engineer (Backend Systems) - Abuse & Spam<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Do you love working on challenging problems that require a multi-disciplinary approach, creative solutions, and ra...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>Twitter's real-time ecosystem operates at massive scale. We are looking for engineer...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>Twitter's real-time ecosystem operates at massive scale. We are looking for engineer...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer, Systems - Connect
Software Engineer, Systems - Connect
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Systems - Connect<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter's Connect Team is responsible for core features of twitter.com, which includes Search, Recommendations, Events, and more...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer, Systems - Connect
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Systems - Connect
Software Engineer, Systems - Connect<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter's Connect Team is responsible for core features of twitter.com, which includes Search, Recommendations, Events, and more...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Staff Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
Staff Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
1501-5000 employees
Staff Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>The Product Insights and Experimentation (PIE) team builds world-class eng...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Staff Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
1501-5000 employees
Staff Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
Staff Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>The Product Insights and Experimentation (PIE) team builds world-class eng...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
Senior Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>The Product Insights and Experimentation (PIE) team builds world-class en...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation
Senior Software Engineer, Systems - Product Insights and Experimentation<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>The Product Insights and Experimentation (PIE) team builds world-class en...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Applications Engineer, Salesforce
Applications Engineer, Salesforce
1501-5000 employees
Applications Engineer, Salesforce<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>At Twitter our IT Business Systems team focuses on implementing and supporting applications to help our internal customers meet the...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Applications Engineer, Salesforce
1501-5000 employees
Applications Engineer, Salesforce
Applications Engineer, Salesforce<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>At Twitter our IT Business Systems team focuses on implementing and supporting applications to help our internal customers meet the...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer, Systems - Product Growth
Software Engineer, Systems - Product Growth
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Systems - Product Growth<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are:<br><br>Twitter's Growth teams are dedicated to getting the majority of the world to converse in public using ...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Software Engineer, Systems - Product Growth
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, Systems - Product Growth
Software Engineer, Systems - Product Growth<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who We Are:<br><br>Twitter's Growth teams are dedicated to getting the majority of the world to converse in public using ...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Linux Kernel Engineer
Senior Linux Kernel Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Linux Kernel Engineer<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter runs on Linux! Join our Kernel & OS team in helping make Twitter (and Linux) safer, faster, and more efficient.<br><br>Who We Ar...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Linux Kernel Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Linux Kernel Engineer
Senior Linux Kernel Engineer<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter runs on Linux! Join our Kernel & OS team in helping make Twitter (and Linux) safer, faster, and more efficient.<br><br>Who We Ar...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>Twitter's real-time ecosystem operates at massive scale. We are looking for engineer...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services
Senior Software Engineer - Infrastructure Management Services<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Who we are:<br><br>Twitter's real-time ecosystem operates at massive scale. We are looking for engineer...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
IT Integration Engineer, Mulesoft
IT Integration Engineer, Mulesoft
1501-5000 employees
IT Integration Engineer, Mulesoft<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter is a growing organization that faces new challenges as it evolves. The IT Enterprise Applications Team focuses on the build...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
IT Integration Engineer, Mulesoft
1501-5000 employees
IT Integration Engineer, Mulesoft
IT Integration Engineer, Mulesoft<br><br>San Francisco, CA<br><br>Twitter is a growing organization that faces new challenges as it evolves. The IT Enterprise Applications Team focuses on the build...
About Twitter: Twitter is a company that provides a social networking platform.
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
501-1000 employees
About Reputation.com<br><br>Reputation.com, Inc., based in Silicon Valley, pioneered online reputation management (ORM) technology for<br><br>the enterprise market in 2006. With its SaaS platform, ...
About Reputation.com: Reputation.com is a company that delivers the Online Reputation Management (ORM) platform for large enterprises with multiple locations.
Senior Backend Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
About Reputation.com<br><br>Reputation.com, Inc., based in Silicon Valley, pioneered online reputation management (ORM) technology for<br><br>the enterprise market in 2006. With its SaaS platform, ...
About Reputation.com: Reputation.com is a company that delivers the Online Reputation Management (ORM) platform for large enterprises with multiple locations.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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