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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
$151,789
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $300,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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Senior Software Engineer - Technical Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer - Technical Infrastructure
Tech Infrastructure/Cloud Engineering<br><br>Tech Infrastructure is a team of engineers building tools and software for other engineers. Our mission is to build the foundations that streamline deve...
Senior Software Engineer - Technical Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer - Technical Infrastructure
Tech Infrastructure/Cloud Engineering<br><br>Tech Infrastructure is a team of engineers building tools and software for other engineers. Our mission is to build the foundations that streamline deve...
Lead Systems Architect
Lead Systems Architect
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and e...
Lead Systems Architect
Lead Systems Architect
As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and e...
Software Engineer - APIs
Software Engineer - APIs
Position Summary<br><br>Discovery, Inc is the leader in global real-life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, Genius Kitchen, TLC, Food Network, HGTV, and Travel Channel. O...
Software Engineer - APIs
Software Engineer - APIs
Position Summary<br><br>Discovery, Inc is the leader in global real-life entertainment with powerful brands such as Discovery Channel, Genius Kitchen, TLC, Food Network, HGTV, and Travel Channel. O...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Market Leader is an industry leader, providing innovative online technology and marketing solutions for real estate professionals across the United States and Canada. Since 1999, we've helped real ...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Market Leader is an industry leader, providing innovative online technology and marketing solutions for real estate professionals across the United States and Canada. Since 1999, we've helped real ...
SQL Server/SSRS Developer
SQL Server/SSRS Developer
Location: Seattle, WA Job Code: 194986 Posted: Jul 08, 2019 Description:<br><br>Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leadi...
SQL Server/SSRS Developer
SQL Server/SSRS Developer
Location: Seattle, WA Job Code: 194986 Posted: Jul 08, 2019 Description:<br><br>Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leadi...
JPC 4412 - Sr. .Net/Azure Developer
JPC 4412 - Sr. .Net/Azure Developer
Job Description<br><br>* Share<br>* Share<br>* Email<br>* Facebook<br>* Twitter<br>* Linkedin<br><br><br>* Print<br><br>Embedded Engineer<br><br>San francisco, California - United States | Posted -...
JPC 4412 - Sr. .Net/Azure Developer
JPC 4412 - Sr. .Net/Azure Developer
Job Description<br><br>* Share<br>* Share<br>* Email<br>* Facebook<br>* Twitter<br>* Linkedin<br><br><br>* Print<br><br>Embedded Engineer<br><br>San francisco, California - United States | Posted -...
Node.js Developer
Node.js Developer
Description<br><br>This role will be focused on looking to expand on some NodeJS-based open source tools. The intent will be that all work is contributed back to the open source community. Our rese...
Node.js Developer
Node.js Developer
Description<br><br>This role will be focused on looking to expand on some NodeJS-based open source tools. The intent will be that all work is contributed back to the open source community. Our rese...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Developer - Java (Junior)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for Java Software Engineers to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies and clou...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Developer - Java (Junior)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for Java Software Engineers to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies and clou...
Node.js Developer
Node.js Developer
Description<br><br>This role will be focused on looking to expand on some NodeJS-based open source tools. The intent will be that all work is contributed back to the open source community. Our rese...
Node.js Developer
Node.js Developer
Description<br><br>This role will be focused on looking to expand on some NodeJS-based open source tools. The intent will be that all work is contributed back to the open source community. Our rese...
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
About the role….<br><br>Logic 20/20 is looking for experienced Software Engineer(s) to join our team to support the development and operations of a large-scale application, developing new features ...
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
About the role….<br><br>Logic 20/20 is looking for experienced Software Engineer(s) to join our team to support the development and operations of a large-scale application, developing new features ...
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
About the role….<br><br>Logic 20/20 is looking for experienced Software Engineer(s) to join our team to support the development and operations of a large-scale application, developing new features ...
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
Software Engineer (Java) - Site Reliability
About the role….<br><br>Logic 20/20 is looking for experienced Software Engineer(s) to join our team to support the development and operations of a large-scale application, developing new features ...
.Net Developer
.Net Developer
.NET/C# DeveloperGreater Seattle Area<br><br>About the Role …<br><br>The.Net/C# Developer is responsible for delivering client value and ensuring high client satisfaction. They will be a key person...
.Net Developer
.Net Developer
.NET/C# DeveloperGreater Seattle Area<br><br>About the Role …<br><br>The.Net/C# Developer is responsible for delivering client value and ensuring high client satisfaction. They will be a key person...
CORE - Developer - Java (Senior)
CORE - Developer - Java (Senior)
Developer - Java (Senior)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for a Senior Java Software Engineer to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies ...
CORE - Developer - Java (Senior)
CORE - Developer - Java (Senior)
Developer - Java (Senior)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for a Senior Java Software Engineer to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies ...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Developer - Java (Junior)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for Java Software Engineers to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies and clou...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Developer - Java (Junior)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for Java Software Engineers to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies and clou...
Developer - Java (Lead)
Developer - Java (Lead)
Developer - Java (Lead)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for a Lead Java Software Engineer to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies and ...
Developer - Java (Lead)
Developer - Java (Lead)
Developer - Java (Lead)<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>About the Role. . .<br><br>We are looking for a Lead Java Software Engineer to develop product software that leverages innovative technologies and ...
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>JOB DESC...
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>JOB DESC...
Systems Engineer Sr
Systems Engineer Sr
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>SAIC is looking for Systems Engineer with a minimum of Secret clearance who is also experienced in providing administrative and spe...
Systems Engineer Sr
Systems Engineer Sr
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>SAIC is looking for Systems Engineer with a minimum of Secret clearance who is also experienced in providing administrative and spe...
Systems Engineer **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>JOB DESC...
Systems Engineer **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>JOB DESC...
Cloud Systems Engineer
Cloud Systems Engineer
The Basics:<br><br>Our core product is being used by more and more companies and developers globally, and the demand on our backend systems and databases continues to grow. Today we're handling ove...
Cloud Systems Engineer
Cloud Systems Engineer
The Basics:<br><br>Our core product is being used by more and more companies and developers globally, and the demand on our backend systems and databases continues to grow. Today we're handling ove...
.NET Developer
.NET Developer
Req ID: 56290<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
.NET Developer
.NET Developer
Req ID: 56290<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
Software Engineer I/II Lab Information Management Systems
Software Engineer I/II Lab Information Management Systems
Software Engineer I/II Lab Information Management System<br><br>The Allen Institute for Brain Science seeks a Software Engineer to develop applications and open scientific databases that serve neur...
Software Engineer I/II Lab Information Management Systems
Software Engineer I/II Lab Information Management Systems
Software Engineer I/II Lab Information Management System<br><br>The Allen Institute for Brain Science seeks a Software Engineer to develop applications and open scientific databases that serve neur...
ASP Dot Net Developer
ASP Dot Net Developer
Req ID: 56098<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
ASP Dot Net Developer
ASP Dot Net Developer
Req ID: 56098<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
ASP .Net Developer
ASP .Net Developer
Req ID: 56097<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
ASP .Net Developer
ASP .Net Developer
Req ID: 56097<br><br>At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company'...
Systems Engineer Principal (RF) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer Principal (RF) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>SAIC is ...
Systems Engineer Principal (RF) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer Principal (RF) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>SAIC is ...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Location: Renton, WA Job Code: 182439 Posted: Jul 03, 2019 Description:<br><br>Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leadin...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Location: Renton, WA Job Code: 182439 Posted: Jul 03, 2019 Description:<br><br>Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for leadin...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
EvergreenHealth IT - Infrastructure believes that our engineers make a significant contribution to our success. We believe in working together to enrich the health and well-being of every life we t...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
EvergreenHealth IT - Infrastructure believes that our engineers make a significant contribution to our success. We believe in working together to enrich the health and well-being of every life we t...
Software Eng Consultant- Search
Software Eng Consultant- Search
The primary purpose of the role is to drive Search technologies at Lowe's. This will require the translation of business requirements and functional specifications into innovative search solutions ...
Software Eng Consultant- Search
Software Eng Consultant- Search
The primary purpose of the role is to drive Search technologies at Lowe's. This will require the translation of business requirements and functional specifications into innovative search solutions ...
Senior Developer - Permitting Systems
Senior Developer - Permitting Systems
Position Description Benefits Supplemental Questions<br><br>Department Overview<br><br>The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of ?Senior Developer - Permitting Systems...
Senior Developer - Permitting Systems
Senior Developer - Permitting Systems
Position Description Benefits Supplemental Questions<br><br>Department Overview<br><br>The City of Seattle is seeking qualified candidates for the position of ?Senior Developer - Permitting Systems...
Infrastructure Support Engineer - Lowe's Innovation Labs
Infrastructure Support Engineer - Lowe's Innovation Labs
Lowe's Innovation Labs is what's next for home improvement retail. With a focus on emerging technologies - ranging from 3D visualization to mixed reality to robotics to things we can't talk about r...
Infrastructure Support Engineer - Lowe's Innovation Labs
Infrastructure Support Engineer - Lowe's Innovation Labs
Lowe's Innovation Labs is what's next for home improvement retail. With a focus on emerging technologies - ranging from 3D visualization to mixed reality to robotics to things we can't talk about r...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Java Developer<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>We are committed to our mission: Through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.<br><br>We welcome your interest in joining the Ho...
Java Developer
Java Developer
Java Developer<br><br>Seattle, WA<br><br>We are committed to our mission: Through excellence, we create once-in-a-lifetime experiences, every time.<br><br>We welcome your interest in joining the Ho...

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