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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
$151,290
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 Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Senior Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
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Senior Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Senior Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
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Salesforce Architect (REMOTE)
Salesforce Architect (REMOTE)
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Salesforce Architect (REMOTE)
Salesforce Architect (REMOTE)
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Associate Java Developer
Associate Java Developer
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Associate Java Developer
Associate Java Developer
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Java Developer
Java Developer
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Java Developer
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Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
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Software Developer (Java, AWS)
Software Developer (Java, AWS)
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Software Developer (Java, AWS)
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Software Engineer - Server Administration
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Software Engineer - Server Administration
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Senior Software Engineer, Data Pipeline
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What you'll be doing....<br><br>The Data Pipeline team owns key components of Tableau data platform, including Data Server and Tableau Bridge. We are looking for an experienced, highly technical so...
Senior Software Engineer, Data Pipeline
Senior Software Engineer, Data Pipeline
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Software Engineer - Server Administration
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Software Engineer - Server Administration
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Senior Software Engineer, Data Pipeline
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Senior Software Engineer, Data Pipeline
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Digital Reality Web Engineer - Seattle
Digital Reality Web Engineer - Seattle
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Digital Reality Web Engineer - Seattle
Digital Reality Web Engineer - Seattle
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Systems Engineer (PEO C4I) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
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.NET Software Engineer
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.NET Software Engineer
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.Net Developer
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Sr. Server Engineer
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Software Development Engineer - Web
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Software Development Engineer - Web
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Salesforce Mid Developer (REMOTE)
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Senior Software Engineer, Server Foundation
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Senior Software Engineer, Server Foundation
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Senior Backend Engineer - Identity/Social
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Software Engineer - Java
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Senior Software Engineer- Java
Senior Software Engineer- Java
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Senior Software Engineer- Java
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Software Development Engineer - Backend
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Software Development Engineer - Backend
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Infrastructure Development Engineer
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Infrastructure Development Engineer
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Full Stack Back-End Software Developer - Autonomous Vehicles
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Senior Software Development Engineer - Backend
Senior Software Development Engineer - Backend
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Senior Software Development Engineer - Backend
Senior Software Development Engineer - Backend
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Java Developer
Java Developer
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Java Developer
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Staff Software Development Engineer - Backend
Staff Software Development Engineer - Backend
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Staff Software Development Engineer - Backend
Staff Software Development Engineer - Backend
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System Architect
System Architect
Position Description:<br>Lenovo is the fastest growing technology company on the planet, with growth<br>outpacing our competition quarter after quarter and we're growing! Lenovo's<br>fundamental be...
System Architect
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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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