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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 Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Impinj works at the intersection of Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) to identify, locate and authenticate billions of items. Our combination of tags, readers, and software makes us the mos...
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Impinj works at the intersection of Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) to identify, locate and authenticate billions of items. Our combination of tags, readers, and software makes us the mos...
Salesforce Technical Lead (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Salesforce Technical Lead (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?<br><br>Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce exp...
Salesforce Technical Lead (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Salesforce Technical Lead (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?<br><br>Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce exp...
PHP Developer
PHP Developer
PHP Developer<br><br>Seattle, USA<br><br>Apply<br><br>We are a digitally native company where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. We use the latest technologies in the digital and cognit...
PHP Developer
PHP Developer
PHP Developer<br><br>Seattle, USA<br><br>Apply<br><br>We are a digitally native company where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. We use the latest technologies in the digital and cognit...
基础设施事业部 天基 Software System Architect-Seattle
基础设施事业部 天基 Software System Architect-Seattle
Team Introduction:<br><br>To support Alibaba's fast-growing expansion of its world-class computing and storage infrastructure with the latest cutting-edge datacenter technologies, the Intelligent I...
基础设施事业部 天基 Software System Architect-Seattle
基础设施事业部 天基 Software System Architect-Seattle
Team Introduction:<br><br>To support Alibaba's fast-growing expansion of its world-class computing and storage infrastructure with the latest cutting-edge datacenter technologies, the Intelligent I...
Software Development Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
Software Development Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
From the very beginning, OfferUp has believed that the right people united by the right mission can redefine the possible.<br><br>OfferUp is now the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and ...
Software Development Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
Software Development Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
From the very beginning, OfferUp has believed that the right people united by the right mission can redefine the possible.<br><br>OfferUp is now the largest mobile marketplace for local buyers and ...
Enterprise Architecture Lead - Infrastructure
Enterprise Architecture Lead - Infrastructure
Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People's Lives<br><br>Our purpose, to improve customers' lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Workin...
Enterprise Architecture Lead - Infrastructure
Enterprise Architecture Lead - Infrastructure
Join Our Team: Do Meaningful Work and Improve People's Lives<br><br>Our purpose, to improve customers' lives by making healthcare work better, is far from ordinary. And so are our employees. Workin...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineers, Comtech Telecommunications, Seattle, WA. Build, maintain, troubleshoot emergency 9-1-1 (E911) systems solutions. MS in Eng, CS or related and 2 years exp as Systems Engineer or A...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineers, Comtech Telecommunications, Seattle, WA. Build, maintain, troubleshoot emergency 9-1-1 (E911) systems solutions. MS in Eng, CS or related and 2 years exp as Systems Engineer or A...
Linux Systems DevTest Engineer (C/C++, Linux, Bash, Linux HW Troubleshooting)
Linux Systems DevTest Engineer (C/C++, Linux, Bash, Linux HW Troubleshooting)
Q Analysts is looking for a Linux Systems Test Engineer for a project with one of its Clients who is a leading technology firm. Our Client's research team designs a range of software and Hardware s...
Linux Systems DevTest Engineer (C/C++, Linux, Bash, Linux HW Troubleshooting)
Linux Systems DevTest Engineer (C/C++, Linux, Bash, Linux HW Troubleshooting)
Q Analysts is looking for a Linux Systems Test Engineer for a project with one of its Clients who is a leading technology firm. Our Client's research team designs a range of software and Hardware s...
JPC 4383 - Systems Engineer
JPC 4383 - Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>* Share<br>* Share<br>* Email<br>* Facebook<br>* Twitter<br>* Linkedin<br><br><br>* Print<br><br>IT Business Analyst<br><br>Detroit, Michigan - United States | Posted - 06/27...
JPC 4383 - Systems Engineer
JPC 4383 - Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>* Share<br>* Share<br>* Email<br>* Facebook<br>* Twitter<br>* Linkedin<br><br><br>* Print<br><br>IT Business Analyst<br><br>Detroit, Michigan - United States | Posted - 06/27...
Sr. Java Software Engineer
Sr. Java Software Engineer
Sr. Java Software Engineer<br><br>Seattle, USA<br><br>Apply<br><br>We are a digitally native company where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. We use the latest technologies in the digit...
Sr. Java Software Engineer
Sr. Java Software Engineer
Sr. Java Software Engineer<br><br>Seattle, USA<br><br>Apply<br><br>We are a digitally native company where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. We use the latest technologies in the digit...
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Job ID R1905802 Date posted May. 04, 2019<br><br>Be a part of building the definitive enterprise identity solution for VMware.<br><br>VMware Workspace ONE Team is looking for top notch engineers to...
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Job ID R1905802 Date posted May. 04, 2019<br><br>Be a part of building the definitive enterprise identity solution for VMware.<br><br>VMware Workspace ONE Team is looking for top notch engineers to...
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Job ID R1906544 Date posted Jun. 14, 2019<br><br>At VMware, we are committed to helping our people grow professionally. Our talented employees exemplify our shared values and continue to drive our ...
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Senior Member of Technical Staff (Java)
Job ID R1906544 Date posted Jun. 14, 2019<br><br>At VMware, we are committed to helping our people grow professionally. Our talented employees exemplify our shared values and continue to drive our ...
Staff Engineer (Java)
Staff Engineer (Java)
Job ID R1906542 Date posted Jun. 10, 2019<br><br>At VMware, we are committed to helping our people grow professionally. Our talented employees exemplify our shared values and continue to drive our ...
Staff Engineer (Java)
Staff Engineer (Java)
Job ID R1906542 Date posted Jun. 10, 2019<br><br>At VMware, we are committed to helping our people grow professionally. Our talented employees exemplify our shared values and continue to drive our ...
Advisory Systems Engineer
Advisory Systems Engineer
Job ID R61249 Date posted Jun. 25, 2019<br><br>About DPS Division (Data Protection Solutions)<br><br>At the Data Protection Systems division, you will have the opportunity to turn your ideas and in...
Advisory Systems Engineer
Advisory Systems Engineer
Job ID R61249 Date posted Jun. 25, 2019<br><br>About DPS Division (Data Protection Solutions)<br><br>At the Data Protection Systems division, you will have the opportunity to turn your ideas and in...
Software Engineer (Java)
Software Engineer (Java)
Job ID R1907538 Date posted Jun. 07, 2019<br><br>At VMware, we are committed to helping our people grow professionally. Our talented employees exemplify our shared values and continue to drive our ...
Software Engineer (Java)
Software Engineer (Java)
Job ID R1907538 Date posted Jun. 07, 2019<br><br>At VMware, we are committed to helping our people grow professionally. Our talented employees exemplify our shared values and continue to drive our ...
Open Source Engineer, Kubernetes Cluster API - Remote
Open Source Engineer, Kubernetes Cluster API - Remote
Job ID R1907398 Date posted Jun. 07, 2019<br><br>Kubernetes Cluster API<br><br>The Cloud Native Applications team is one of the leading innovation groups at VMware. Building and delivering cloud-na...
Open Source Engineer, Kubernetes Cluster API - Remote
Open Source Engineer, Kubernetes Cluster API - Remote
Job ID R1907398 Date posted Jun. 07, 2019<br><br>Kubernetes Cluster API<br><br>The Cloud Native Applications team is one of the leading innovation groups at VMware. Building and delivering cloud-na...
Systems Engineer Principal **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer Principal **(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 Principal **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer Principal **(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...
Staff Software Engineer - Golang (Remote - US Home Office)
Staff Software Engineer - Golang (Remote - US Home Office)
Do you like Golang, distributed teams, distributed systems, web performance, and smart, kind, empathic teammates? Walmart Labs is looking for a backend developer to help build tools that speed up a...
Staff Software Engineer - Golang (Remote - US Home Office)
Staff Software Engineer - Golang (Remote - US Home Office)
Do you like Golang, distributed teams, distributed systems, web performance, and smart, kind, empathic teammates? Walmart Labs is looking for a backend developer to help build tools that speed up a...
Salesforce Senior Developer (REMOTE)
Salesforce Senior Developer (REMOTE)
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Create new user information solutions by designing, implementing and maintaining Java, Salesforce, and Mulesoft development compone...
Salesforce Senior Developer (REMOTE)
Salesforce Senior Developer (REMOTE)
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Create new user information solutions by designing, implementing and maintaining Java, Salesforce, and Mulesoft development compone...
Server Engineer 2
Server Engineer 2
Server Engineer 2<br><br>FLSA Status: Exempt<br><br>Months Per Year: 12<br><br>Hours Per Week: 37.5<br><br>Position Description<br><br>Seattle University is recruiting a Server Engineer 2 to manage...
Server Engineer 2
Server Engineer 2
Server Engineer 2<br><br>FLSA Status: Exempt<br><br>Months Per Year: 12<br><br>Hours Per Week: 37.5<br><br>Position Description<br><br>Seattle University is recruiting a Server Engineer 2 to manage...
Salesforce Technical Architect - Accenture Technology
Salesforce Technical Architect - Accenture Technology
Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?<br><br>Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce exp...
Salesforce Technical Architect - Accenture Technology
Salesforce Technical Architect - Accenture Technology
Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?<br><br>Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce exp...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Position Summary<br><br>For decades, Samsung has been leading the charge on innovation. We see beauty in achieving excellence and our passion for change fuels our discoveries, inventions, and break...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Position Summary<br><br>For decades, Samsung has been leading the charge on innovation. We see beauty in achieving excellence and our passion for change fuels our discoveries, inventions, and break...
Senior+ Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Senior+ Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Carta is hiring experienced software engineers at the Senior, Staff, Senior Staff, and Principal levels in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Seattle, and New York City to architect and build products power...
Senior+ Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Senior+ Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Carta is hiring experienced software engineers at the Senior, Staff, Senior Staff, and Principal levels in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Seattle, and New York City to architect and build products power...
Principal .Net Developer
Principal .Net Developer
We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational s...
Principal .Net Developer
Principal .Net Developer
We deliver our customers peace of mind every day by helping them protect what they value most. Our passion for placing the customer at the center of everything we do is driving a transformational s...
Client Integration Engineer
Client Integration Engineer
Business Unit:<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>Responsible for planning and designing new software and web<br><br>applications. Edits new and existing applications. Implements,<br><br>testing, and debug...
Client Integration Engineer
Client Integration Engineer
Business Unit:<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>Responsible for planning and designing new software and web<br><br>applications. Edits new and existing applications. Implements,<br><br>testing, and debug...
Client Integration Engineer
Client Integration Engineer
Business Unit:<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>Responsible for planning and designing new software and web<br><br>applications. Edits new and existing applications. Implements,<br><br>testing, and debug...
Client Integration Engineer
Client Integration Engineer
Business Unit:<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>Responsible for planning and designing new software and web<br><br>applications. Edits new and existing applications. Implements,<br><br>testing, and debug...
Salesforce Integration Architect
Salesforce Integration Architect
About Us<br><br>Appirio, a Wipro Company helps customers create next-generation Worker and Customer Experiences using the latest cloud technologies. Our free-thinking consultants deliver unmatched ...
Salesforce Integration Architect
Salesforce Integration Architect
About Us<br><br>Appirio, a Wipro Company helps customers create next-generation Worker and Customer Experiences using the latest cloud technologies. Our free-thinking consultants deliver unmatched ...
Salesforce Senior Developer (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Salesforce Senior Developer (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?<br><br>Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce exp...
Salesforce Senior Developer (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Salesforce Senior Developer (Lightning) - Accenture Technology
Ready to fast-track your Salesforce career?<br><br>Join the largest team of Salesforce certified professionals in the industry and champion innovation, leverage deep and cutting-edge Salesforce exp...
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
What you'll be doing...<br><br>You will design and develop server-side software for a next-generation Visual Analytics and Collaboration suite. As a developer, you will be working on a Java and C++...
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
What you'll be doing...<br><br>You will design and develop server-side software for a next-generation Visual Analytics and Collaboration suite. As a developer, you will be working on a Java and C++...
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
What you'll be doing...<br><br>You will design and develop server-side software for a next-generation Visual Analytics and Collaboration suite. As a developer, you will be working on a Java and C++...
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
Senior Software Engineer, Java Services Platform
What you'll be doing...<br><br>You will design and develop server-side software for a next-generation Visual Analytics and Collaboration suite. As a developer, you will be working on a Java and C++...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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