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  3. Java
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Backend Engineer Jobs in Seattle

Back-End Engineer Job Description

Back-End Engineers write code and focus on server-side processes and applications to ensure system consistency. The work they do is combined with work from front-end engineers in order to create a dynamic and functional experience for web users. Back-End Engineers may also be called programmers or developers. They will be expected to work with a team, which may be comprised of Creative Consultants and Directors, Front-End Engineers and others.

Back-End Engineers are expected to study the trends of the industry. They need to have good project management skills, be able to communicate well and should be analytical and results-driven. Back-End Engineers must also possess an in-depth understanding of programming tools and languages. They should be able to solve complex problems, formulate efficient processes and help create an optimal end-user experience.

Living and Working in Seattle

Seattle is a vibrant city, known for its cultural arts and music scene as well as good food. It’s also one of the fastest-growing tech cities in the country. The state of Washington boasts more than a quarter of a million tech workers. Many of those jobs are located in Seattle and the surrounding King County. The city is home to two tech giants in particular: Amazon and Microsoft. It also houses satellite offices for Facebook and Alphabet.

Seattle is divided into eight popular neighborhoods. Capitol Hill is trendy and artsy. Belltown is ideal for young professionals. Wallingford is the quiet neighborhood of the city. Ballard is home to upscale condos, restaurants and breweries. South Lake Union is the tech hub of the city. Fremont has a charming, bohemian vibe. Ravenna and Queen Anne are often considered to be the most family-friendly neighborhoods.

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Software Engineer: Backend (Growth)
Software Engineer: Backend (Growth)
1501-5000 employees
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend (Growth)
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer: Backend (Growth)
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Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
1501-5000 employees
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Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
1501-5000 employees
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Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
1501-5000 employees
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer: Backend (Payments)
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
1501-5000 employees
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer: Backend (Core Platform Services)
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Staff Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
Staff Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
1501-5000 employees
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Staff Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
1501-5000 employees
Staff Software Engineer: Backend (Customer Service Technology)
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend
Software Engineer: Backend
1501-5000 employees
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer: Backend
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend
Software Engineer: Backend
1501-5000 employees
About Postmates: Everyone's favorite delivery service! Lunch, dinner, groceries, office supplies or anything else. Our Postmates deliver from all your favorites places on-demand.
Software Engineer: Backend
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer: Backend
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Software Engineer, Backend
Software Engineer, Backend
About Enigma.io: Enigma is an operational data management and intelligence company. We place data into the context of the real world and make it connected, open, and actionable.
Software Engineer, Backend
About Enigma.io: Enigma is an operational data management and intelligence company. We place data into the context of the real world and make it connected, open, and actionable.
Backend Software Engineer
Backend Software Engineer
201-500 employees
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Backend Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Backend Software Engineer
About Outreach.io: The Outreach Sales Engagement Platform helps efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
Senior JavaScript Engineer
Senior JavaScript Engineer
201-500 employees
About Outreach.io: The Outreach Sales Engagement Platform helps efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
Senior JavaScript Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior JavaScript Engineer
About Outreach.io: The Outreach Sales Engagement Platform helps efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
Senior Backend Software Engineer
Senior Backend Software Engineer
201-500 employees
About Outreach.io: The Outreach Sales Engagement Platform helps efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
Senior Backend Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Backend Software Engineer
About Outreach.io: The Outreach Sales Engagement Platform helps efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
Backend Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)
Backend Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)
201-500 employees
About Outreach.io: The Outreach Sales Engagement Platform helps efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
Backend Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)
201-500 employees
Backend Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)
About Outreach.io: The Outreach Sales Engagement Platform helps efficiently and effectively engage prospects to drive more pipeline and close more deals.
Senior Software Engineer(Backend)
Senior Software Engineer(Backend)
51-200 employees
About Apptentive: Build a brand your customers love with Apptentive's in-app messaging, native surveys, customer feedback, ratings prompts, and customer support.
Senior Software Engineer(Backend)
51-200 employees
Senior Software Engineer(Backend)
About Apptentive: Build a brand your customers love with Apptentive's in-app messaging, native surveys, customer feedback, ratings prompts, and customer support.
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
About Apptentive: Build a brand your customers love with Apptentive's in-app messaging, native surveys, customer feedback, ratings prompts, and customer support.
Senior Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
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Sr. Software Engineer (Backend)
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend)
16-50 employees
About Insynq, LLC: Insynq provides cloud hosting for busy professionals giving access to software and data with a laptop, tablet or cellphone. Mobility, Security, Peace of Mind
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend)
16-50 employees
Sr. Software Engineer (Backend)
About Insynq, LLC: Insynq provides cloud hosting for busy professionals giving access to software and data with a laptop, tablet or cellphone. Mobility, Security, Peace of Mind
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
16-50 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
16-50 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
Developer Advocate, Java Ecosystem
Developer Advocate, Java Ecosystem
501-1000 employees
About Docker, Inc: Docker Cloud - Build, Ship and Run any App, Anywhere
Developer Advocate, Java Ecosystem
501-1000 employees
Developer Advocate, Java Ecosystem
About Docker, Inc: Docker Cloud - Build, Ship and Run any App, Anywhere
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
About MemSQL: MemSQL is a real-time data warehouse for cloud and on-premises that delivers immediate insights across live and historical data
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Backend
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Software Engineer, Backend
Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
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Software Engineer, Backend
201-500 employees
Software Engineer, Backend
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Software Engineer - Backend (Cloud)
Software Engineer - Backend (Cloud)
201-500 employees
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Software Engineer - Backend (Cloud)
201-500 employees
Software Engineer - Backend (Cloud)
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Back-end Engineer
Back-end Engineer
About Algorithmia Inc: Algorithmia makes applications smarter, by building a community around algorithm development, where state of the art algorithms are always live and accessible to anyone.
Back-end Engineer
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Software Development Engineer (Back End)
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
201-500 employees
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
201-500 employees
Software Development Engineer (Back End)
New Grad: Software Engineer, Backend
New Grad: Software Engineer, Backend
About The Climate Corporation: Each farm is different. Every field is unique. Make data-driven decisions to maximize your return on every acre with Climate FieldView.
New Grad: Software Engineer, Backend
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Partner Integration Engineer
Partner Integration Engineer
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Partner Integration Engineer
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Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
1-15 employees
About iSocket: the Rubicon Project, the digital advertising infrastructure company, is on a mission to automate buying and selling for the global online advertising industry.
Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
1-15 employees
Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
About iSocket: the Rubicon Project, the digital advertising infrastructure company, is on a mission to automate buying and selling for the global online advertising industry.
MTS- Backend Engineer (IDF)
MTS- Backend Engineer (IDF)
1501-5000 employees
About Nutanix: Nutanix goes beyond hyperconverged infrastructure to deliver a software-defined enterprise cloud that can run any application at any scale.
MTS- Backend Engineer (IDF)
1501-5000 employees
MTS- Backend Engineer (IDF)
About Nutanix: Nutanix goes beyond hyperconverged infrastructure to deliver a software-defined enterprise cloud that can run any application at any scale.
Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
501-1000 employees
Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
501-1000 employees
Software Development Engineer - JavaScript
Back-End Engineer
Back-End Engineer
About Boatbound: Rent a boat, with or without a captain. Powerboats and sailboats, anywhere in the country.
Back-End Engineer
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Back-end Quality Engineer
Back-end Quality Engineer
201-500 employees
About DreamBox Learning: DreamBox is PreK-8 math solution driven by a technology that’s as unique as the students and educators who need it, love it, and use it to go to the next level. For district, school, classroom, and...
Back-end Quality Engineer
201-500 employees
Back-end Quality Engineer
About DreamBox Learning: DreamBox is PreK-8 math solution driven by a technology that’s as unique as the students and educators who need it, love it, and use it to go to the next level. For district, school, classroom, and...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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