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

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Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Airtable's backend presents many unique challenges and opportunities for designing and architecting complex systems. Our purpose-built relational database engine supports realtime synchronization b...
About Airtable: Airtable is a provider of a collaboration platform designed to organize and manage data.
Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Backend Engineer
Airtable's backend presents many unique challenges and opportunities for designing and architecting complex systems. Our purpose-built relational database engine supports realtime synchronization b...
About Airtable: Airtable is a provider of a collaboration platform designed to organize and manage data.
System Engineer
System Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you'll see and he...
About Dolby Laboratories: Dolby Laboratories is a company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression.
System Engineer
1501-5000 employees
System Engineer
Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you'll see and he...
About Dolby Laboratories: Dolby Laboratories is a company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression.
Lead Java Designer-Developer
Lead Java Designer-Developer
5001+ employees
Lead Java Designer-Developer<br><br>Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most pr...
About Safeway: Safeway is a company operating a supermarket chain.
Lead Java Designer-Developer
5001+ employees
Lead Java Designer-Developer
Lead Java Designer-Developer<br><br>Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most pr...
About Safeway: Safeway is a company operating a supermarket chain.
Lead Java Designer-Developer
Lead Java Designer-Developer
5001+ employees
Lead Java Designer-Developer<br><br>Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most pr...
About Safeway: Safeway is a company operating a supermarket chain.
Lead Java Designer-Developer
5001+ employees
Lead Java Designer-Developer
Lead Java Designer-Developer<br><br>Albertsons-Safeway Company is one of the largest food and drug retailers with 2,300+ stores. The Albertsons-Safeway family of brands includes some of the most pr...
About Safeway: Safeway is a company operating a supermarket chain.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
At Collective Health IT, we're actively embracing the future of IT with our cloud-first approach to services, and the adoption of DevOps principles and tooling (infrastructure-as-code, orchestratio...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
Senior Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Engineer
At Collective Health IT, we're actively embracing the future of IT with our cloud-first approach to services, and the adoption of DevOps principles and tooling (infrastructure-as-code, orchestratio...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
Senior Backend Engineer - Engage
Senior Backend Engineer - Engage
201-500 employees
At Collective Health, we're modernizing employer-sponsored health insurance and building the first healthcare solution that people look forward to interacting with. Our Engage team is focused on al...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
Senior Backend Engineer - Engage
201-500 employees
Senior Backend Engineer - Engage
At Collective Health, we're modernizing employer-sponsored health insurance and building the first healthcare solution that people look forward to interacting with. Our Engage team is focused on al...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
At Collective Health, we're modernizing employer-sponsored health insurance and building the first healthcare solution that is highly scalable, accurate, and people actually look forward to interac...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Backend Engineer
At Collective Health, we're modernizing employer-sponsored health insurance and building the first healthcare solution that is highly scalable, accurate, and people actually look forward to interac...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
Backend Engineer - DevX (Application Infrastructure)
Backend Engineer - DevX (Application Infrastructure)
201-500 employees
At Collective Health, we're modernizing employer-sponsored health insurance and building the first healthcare solution that people actually look forward to interacting with.<br><br>Our applications...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
Backend Engineer - DevX (Application Infrastructure)
201-500 employees
Backend Engineer - DevX (Application Infrastructure)
At Collective Health, we're modernizing employer-sponsored health insurance and building the first healthcare solution that people actually look forward to interacting with.<br><br>Our applications...
About Collective Health: Collective Health is a provider of a cloud-based employer self-insurance platform.
System Engineer IV -- Productivity & Collaboration
System Engineer IV -- Productivity & Collaboration
5001+ employees
The Messaging and Collaboration engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting, monitoring, and administration of a suite of services consisting of Office 365 (Skype for Business Online/Exchange ...
About Clorox: Clorox manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide.
System Engineer IV -- Productivity & Collaboration
5001+ employees
System Engineer IV -- Productivity & Collaboration
The Messaging and Collaboration engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting, monitoring, and administration of a suite of services consisting of Office 365 (Skype for Business Online/Exchange ...
About Clorox: Clorox manufactures and markets consumer and professional products worldwide.
Software Engineer, Backend
Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
Checkr's mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr's product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued ...
About Checkr: Checkr is a company that provides background checks for global enterprises and startups.
Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
Software Engineer, Backend
Checkr's mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr's product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued ...
About Checkr: Checkr is a company that provides background checks for global enterprises and startups.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Checkr's mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr's product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued ...
About Checkr: Checkr is a company that provides background checks for global enterprises and startups.
Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Systems Engineer
Checkr's mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr's product has shifted the on-demand economy and has continued ...
About Checkr: Checkr is a company that provides background checks for global enterprises and startups.
Sr. Web Developer
Sr. Web Developer
5001+ employees
Auto req ID: 169933BR<br><br>Job Description<br><br>The next great shift in consumer behavior driven by technological disruption is underway, and it's happening in the food & beverage industry.<br>...
About Pepsico: PepsiCo operates as a food and beverage company worldwide.
Sr. Web Developer
5001+ employees
Sr. Web Developer
Auto req ID: 169933BR<br><br>Job Description<br><br>The next great shift in consumer behavior driven by technological disruption is underway, and it's happening in the food & beverage industry.<br>...
About Pepsico: PepsiCo operates as a food and beverage company worldwide.
Senior Java Application Developer
Senior Java Application Developer
5001+ employees
Western Union is changing. Yes, we're the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing imm...
About Western Union: Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
Senior Java Application Developer
5001+ employees
Senior Java Application Developer
Western Union is changing. Yes, we're the company that moves money around the world quickly and reliably in 200 countries and territories. We are also present in over 510,000 locations bringing imm...
About Western Union: Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
Senior Java Architect / Senior Application Architect
Senior Java Architect / Senior Application Architect
5001+ employees
Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fin-tech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering ...
About Western Union: Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
Senior Java Architect / Senior Application Architect
5001+ employees
Senior Java Architect / Senior Application Architect
Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fin-tech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering ...
About Western Union: Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
Salesforce Architect
Salesforce Architect
5001+ employees
Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fin-tech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering ...
About Western Union: Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
Salesforce Architect
5001+ employees
Salesforce Architect
Does playing a critical role in protecting customers sound exciting to you? How about working for a global fin-tech company on an advanced team that is passionate about preventing money laundering ...
About Western Union: Western Union is a global provider of money movement and payment services for consumers and businesses.
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
* Understanding existing legacy applications and working on cloud migration of the same.<br>* Performing bug-fixes/enhancements to existing products.<br>* Providing production support to existing a...
About Moody's: Moody's Corporation is a company providing credit ratings, research tools, and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
Senior Java Developer
* Understanding existing legacy applications and working on cloud migration of the same.<br>* Performing bug-fixes/enhancements to existing products.<br>* Providing production support to existing a...
About Moody's: Moody's Corporation is a company providing credit ratings, research tools, and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.
Staff Software Applications Engineer - C# .NET
Staff Software Applications Engineer - C# .NET
5001+ employees
Description:<br><br>San Francisco - CA, SF215FMT, 215 Fremont Street, 94105-2318<br><br>Justin Sellers<br><br>20190521-3076<br><br>We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to cr...
About Charles Schwab: The Charles Schwab Corporation is a savings and loan holding company providing wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, asset management, custody, and financial advisory services.
Staff Software Applications Engineer - C# .NET
5001+ employees
Staff Software Applications Engineer - C# .NET
Description:<br><br>San Francisco - CA, SF215FMT, 215 Fremont Street, 94105-2318<br><br>Justin Sellers<br><br>20190521-3076<br><br>We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to cr...
About Charles Schwab: The Charles Schwab Corporation is a savings and loan holding company providing wealth management, securities brokerage, banking, asset management, custody, and financial advisory services.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Route Planning)
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Route Planning)
1501-5000 employees
We're Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.<br><br>We are building the world's most advanced, all-electric, self-driving cars to safely connect people to the places, things, and experience...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Route Planning)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Route Planning)
We're Cruise, the self-driving ride-hailing service.<br><br>We are building the world's most advanced, all-electric, self-driving cars to safely connect people to the places, things, and experience...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Mapping Frameworks)
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Mapping Frameworks)
1501-5000 employees
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Mapping Frameworks)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Mapping Frameworks)
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Staff Backend Engineer - Data
Staff Backend Engineer - Data
1501-5000 employees
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Staff Backend Engineer - Data
1501-5000 employees
Staff Backend Engineer - Data
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Senior Software Engineer - C++
1501-5000 employees
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Software Engineer - C++
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - C++
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Backend Engineer - Data Ingest
Senior Backend Engineer - Data Ingest
1501-5000 employees
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Backend Engineer - Data Ingest
1501-5000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer - Data Ingest
We're the driverless car company.<br><br>We believe in improving people's lives by making transportation safer, more accessible, and more convenient. We're building the world's most advanced softwa...
About Cruise: Cruise Automation is a self-driving car company that develops an autopilot system for existing cars.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
RESPONSIBILITIES<br><br>* Implementation, administration and configuration of JAMF Enterprise environment<br>* Build and maintain user-friendly software update and patching workflows.<br>* Work wit...
About RH: RH (fka Restoration Hardware) is a provider of a home furnishings marketplace.
Senior Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Systems Engineer
RESPONSIBILITIES<br><br>* Implementation, administration and configuration of JAMF Enterprise environment<br>* Build and maintain user-friendly software update and patching workflows.<br>* Work wit...
About RH: RH (fka Restoration Hardware) is a provider of a home furnishings marketplace.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
5001+ employees
A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a ...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
5001+ employees
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' tax departments redesign, redefine, and redeploy tax to be a ...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
5001+ employees
A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' redesign, redefine, and redeploy their assurance and/or tax d...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
5001+ employees
Tax Technology Development .NET Developer
A career in our Innovation Development practice, within Innovation services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients' redesign, redefine, and redeploy their assurance and/or tax d...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Associate, Software Developer (Python) - San Francisco
Associate, Software Developer (Python) - San Francisco
5001+ employees
Description<br><br>About this role<br><br>Business Unit Overview:<br><br>BlackRock's Systematic Fixed Income (SFI) business develops systematic, quantitative investment strategies to deliver consis...
About BlackRock: BlackRock is an investment management company.
Associate, Software Developer (Python) - San Francisco
5001+ employees
Associate, Software Developer (Python) - San Francisco
Description<br><br>About this role<br><br>Business Unit Overview:<br><br>BlackRock's Systematic Fixed Income (SFI) business develops systematic, quantitative investment strategies to deliver consis...
About BlackRock: BlackRock is an investment management company.
Java Software Engineer - Solutions and Frameworks
Java Software Engineer - Solutions and Frameworks
5001+ employees
Description<br><br>About BlackRock<br><br>BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to u...
About BlackRock: BlackRock is an investment management company.
Java Software Engineer - Solutions and Frameworks
5001+ employees
Java Software Engineer - Solutions and Frameworks
Description<br><br>About BlackRock<br><br>BlackRock helps investors build better financial futures. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to u...
About BlackRock: BlackRock is an investment management company.
Sr. PHP Server Engineer
Sr. PHP Server Engineer
501-1000 employees
We are looking for a Sr Software Engineer to be part of the Covet Fashion engineering team. In this position, you will be exposed to using PHP at scale and to building distributed systems at a very...
About Glu Mobile: Glu Mobile is global dev and publisher of free-to-play mobile games.
Sr. PHP Server Engineer
501-1000 employees
Sr. PHP Server Engineer
We are looking for a Sr Software Engineer to be part of the Covet Fashion engineering team. In this position, you will be exposed to using PHP at scale and to building distributed systems at a very...
About Glu Mobile: Glu Mobile is global dev and publisher of free-to-play mobile games.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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