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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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Sr. Backend Java Developer
Sr. Backend Java Developer
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Integration Sales Engineer (Seattle, WA)
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Sr. JavaScript Engineer
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201-500 employees
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Senior Backend Engineer
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Front End Javascript Developer
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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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