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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.

We don't have enough data for Seattle,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Seattle earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$134,817
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $65,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $135,000.

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Top paying cities for Backend Engineers:
Software Developer (C# .Net) -eCommerce #3113~
Software Developer (C# .Net) -eCommerce #3113~
5001+ employees
Position Summary<br><br>Costco is looking for a dedicated and experienced C#, ASP.Net developer to design, develop, maintain, extend applications and implement projects in accordance with the Costc...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Software Developer (C# .Net) -eCommerce #3113~
5001+ employees
Software Developer (C# .Net) -eCommerce #3113~
Position Summary<br><br>Costco is looking for a dedicated and experienced C#, ASP.Net developer to design, develop, maintain, extend applications and implement projects in accordance with the Costc...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Enterprise Technical Architect - Client Systems #3068~
Enterprise Technical Architect - Client Systems #3068~
5001+ employees
Position Summary<br><br>Enterprise Technical Architects work on behalf of the OCIO and EA to establish and govern Costco's Enterprise Technical Architecture (ETA), comprised of a coordinated set of...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Enterprise Technical Architect - Client Systems #3068~
5001+ employees
Enterprise Technical Architect - Client Systems #3068~
Position Summary<br><br>Enterprise Technical Architects work on behalf of the OCIO and EA to establish and govern Costco's Enterprise Technical Architecture (ETA), comprised of a coordinated set of...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #3039~
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #3039~
5001+ employees
Position Summary<br><br>Costco team is looking for a dedicated and experienced developer to join its development team. S/he will participate in and lead design sessions, and code new features for v...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #3039~
5001+ employees
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #3039~
Position Summary<br><br>Costco team is looking for a dedicated and experienced developer to join its development team. S/he will participate in and lead design sessions, and code new features for v...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
JAVA Application Server Engineer - WebSphere 2933~
JAVA Application Server Engineer - WebSphere 2933~
5001+ employees
Position Summary<br><br>This position is responsible for the design, installation, configuration, monitoring, Java Application and Web servers. These servers run primarily on Red Hat Linux as well ...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
JAVA Application Server Engineer - WebSphere 2933~
5001+ employees
JAVA Application Server Engineer - WebSphere 2933~
Position Summary<br><br>This position is responsible for the design, installation, configuration, monitoring, Java Application and Web servers. These servers run primarily on Red Hat Linux as well ...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #2936
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #2936
5001+ employees
Position Summary<br><br>Costco team is looking for a dedicated and experienced developer to join its development team. S/he will participate in and lead design sessions, and code new features for v...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #2936
5001+ employees
Java Application Developer - eCommerce #2936
Position Summary<br><br>Costco team is looking for a dedicated and experienced developer to join its development team. S/he will participate in and lead design sessions, and code new features for v...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
eBusiness: Platform and Operations System Engineer #2847~
eBusiness: Platform and Operations System Engineer #2847~
5001+ employees
Position Summary<br><br>If you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be part of a team that manages the sixth largest e-commerce site in the US, and you have a collaborative person...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
eBusiness: Platform and Operations System Engineer #2847~
5001+ employees
eBusiness: Platform and Operations System Engineer #2847~
Position Summary<br><br>If you looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be part of a team that manages the sixth largest e-commerce site in the US, and you have a collaborative person...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java/.NET Developer #2814~
Java/.NET Developer #2814~
5001+ employees
Position Summary<br><br>Membership (Credit, Marketing & E-biz) Java/.NET Developer. Candidate should ensure design and development of systems that meet specifications and requirements of project an...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java/.NET Developer #2814~
5001+ employees
Java/.NET Developer #2814~
Position Summary<br><br>Membership (Credit, Marketing & E-biz) Java/.NET Developer. Candidate should ensure design and development of systems that meet specifications and requirements of project an...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java Developer #2790~
Java Developer #2790~
5001+ employees
Description of position<br><br>Costco's current Merchandising IT solutions are distributed across a diverse range of technologies, including: AS400, SAP Retail Solutions, Java web and service solut...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Java Developer #2790~
5001+ employees
Java Developer #2790~
Description of position<br><br>Costco's current Merchandising IT solutions are distributed across a diverse range of technologies, including: AS400, SAP Retail Solutions, Java web and service solut...
About Costco: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses.
Google Cloud Infrastructure Architect (GCP) - Remote
Google Cloud Infrastructure Architect (GCP) - Remote
51-200 employees
Are you a technology leader who can transform how Enterprises use the Cloud? Are you interested in leading a team focused on Google Cloud Platform architecture in helping customers pivot their exis...
About Redapt: We just really love IT! Data Center Infrastructure & Cloud Engineering Services.
Google Cloud Infrastructure Architect (GCP) - Remote
51-200 employees
Google Cloud Infrastructure Architect (GCP) - Remote
Are you a technology leader who can transform how Enterprises use the Cloud? Are you interested in leading a team focused on Google Cloud Platform architecture in helping customers pivot their exis...
About Redapt: We just really love IT! Data Center Infrastructure & Cloud Engineering Services.
Sr. API Engineer - Cloud
Sr. API Engineer - Cloud
1501-5000 employees
About CrowdStrike<br><br>CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and pre- and post-incident response services. With the ability to col...
About CrowdStrike: CrowdStrike is a provider of security technology and services, focused on identifying threats in advance and on targeted attacks.
Sr. API Engineer - Cloud
1501-5000 employees
Sr. API Engineer - Cloud
About CrowdStrike<br><br>CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and pre- and post-incident response services. With the ability to col...
About CrowdStrike: CrowdStrike is a provider of security technology and services, focused on identifying threats in advance and on targeted attacks.
Principal Software Engineer - Linux Container
Principal Software Engineer - Linux Container
1501-5000 employees
About CrowdStrike<br><br>CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and pre- and post-incident response services. With the ability to col...
About CrowdStrike: CrowdStrike is a provider of security technology and services, focused on identifying threats in advance and on targeted attacks.
Principal Software Engineer - Linux Container
1501-5000 employees
Principal Software Engineer - Linux Container
About CrowdStrike<br><br>CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and pre- and post-incident response services. With the ability to col...
About CrowdStrike: CrowdStrike is a provider of security technology and services, focused on identifying threats in advance and on targeted attacks.
Connected Growth Platform Blockchain Senior - Full-Stack Developer
Connected Growth Platform Blockchain Senior - Full-Stack Developer
5001+ employees
Connected Growth Platform (CGP) supports our strategy to become the most connected, responsive and insightful consulting firm. The CGP will focus on managed services, digital and emerging technolog...
About EY (Ernst & Young): EY is engaged in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.
Connected Growth Platform Blockchain Senior - Full-Stack Developer
5001+ employees
Connected Growth Platform Blockchain Senior - Full-Stack Developer
Connected Growth Platform (CGP) supports our strategy to become the most connected, responsive and insightful consulting firm. The CGP will focus on managed services, digital and emerging technolog...
About EY (Ernst & Young): EY is engaged in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.
.NET/Dynamics Architect
.NET/Dynamics Architect
5001+ employees
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E...
About EY (Ernst & Young): EY is engaged in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.
.NET/Dynamics Architect
5001+ employees
.NET/Dynamics Architect
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E...
About EY (Ernst & Young): EY is engaged in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving the state-of-the-art ground software system that allows u...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving the state-of-the-art ground software system that allows u...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer II - Infrastructure
Software Engineer II - Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving a state-of-the-art core infrastructur...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer II - Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer II - Infrastructure
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving a state-of-the-art core infrastructur...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer III - Infrastructure
Software Engineer III - Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving a state-of-the-art core infrastructur...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer III - Infrastructure
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer III - Infrastructure
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving a state-of-the-art core infrastructur...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
New Glenn Operability & Maintenance (O&M) Systems Engineer
New Glenn Operability & Maintenance (O&M) Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts on the system definition and design team, the O&M System Engineer is responsible for the maintenance development,...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
New Glenn Operability & Maintenance (O&M) Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
New Glenn Operability & Maintenance (O&M) Systems Engineer
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts on the system definition and design team, the O&M System Engineer is responsible for the maintenance development,...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Integration Engineer ll
Software Integration Engineer ll
1501-5000 employees
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will develop and verify the high integrity and safety critical software for various spaceflight systems. Toge...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Integration Engineer ll
1501-5000 employees
Software Integration Engineer ll
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will develop and verify the high integrity and safety critical software for various spaceflight systems. Toge...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Integration Engineer - New Shepard
Software Integration Engineer - New Shepard
1501-5000 employees
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will develop and verify the high integrity and safety critical software for various spaceflight systems. Toge...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Integration Engineer - New Shepard
1501-5000 employees
Software Integration Engineer - New Shepard
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will develop and verify the high integrity and safety critical software for various spaceflight systems. Toge...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
1501-5000 employees
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, integrating and verifying embedded control software for Blue...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, integrating and verifying embedded control software for Blue...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Senior Software Engineer, Communication Systems - New Glenn
Senior Software Engineer, Communication Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for the overall development of avionics software for launch vehicle communication and n...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Senior Software Engineer, Communication Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Communication Systems - New Glenn
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for the overall development of avionics software for launch vehicle communication and n...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
1501-5000 employees
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, integrating and verifying embedded control software for Blue...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Control Systems Engineer - Engines
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, integrating and verifying embedded control software for Blue...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Control Systems Engineer - Engines
Control Systems Engineer - Engines
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, integrating and verifying embedded control software for Blu...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Control Systems Engineer - Engines
1501-5000 employees
Control Systems Engineer - Engines
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, integrating and verifying embedded control software for Blu...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Senior Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
Senior Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
1501-5000 employees
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help to create a state of the art Avionics software configuration management system. Your contribution e...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Senior Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help to create a state of the art Avionics software configuration management system. Your contribution e...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
1501-5000 employees
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help to create a state of the art Avionics software configuration management system. Your contribution e...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help to create a state of the art Avionics software configuration management system. Your contribution e...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
New Glenn System Software Architect and Verification Lead
New Glenn System Software Architect and Verification Lead
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team, you will impact the future of space flight as the System Software Architect for the New Glenn launch system. You will be r...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
New Glenn System Software Architect and Verification Lead
1501-5000 employees
New Glenn System Software Architect and Verification Lead
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate, and accomplished team, you will impact the future of space flight as the System Software Architect for the New Glenn launch system. You will be r...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
1501-5000 employees
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help to create a state of the art Avionics software configuration management system. Your contribution e...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer - Build Tools and System Integration
Description<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will help to create a state of the art Avionics software configuration management system. Your contribution e...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving the state-of-the-art ground software system that allows u...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving the state-of-the-art ground software system that allows u...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Systems Engineer - Software - New Shepard
Systems Engineer - Software - New Shepard
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will work on various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of requirements...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Systems Engineer - Software - New Shepard
1501-5000 employees
Systems Engineer - Software - New Shepard
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will work on various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team's impact on all aspects of requirements...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving the state-of-the-art ground software system that allows u...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Software Engineer for Integrated Ground Systems - New Glenn
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for designing, building and continuously improving the state-of-the-art ground software system that allows u...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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