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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
$148,090
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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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.
Software Infrastructure Engineer
Software Infrastructure Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As a Software Infrastructure Engineer on Engines Avionics, you will gather requirements, research, evaluate, design, plan, deploy, and provide support for a state-of-the-art cor...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Infrastructure Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Software Infrastructure Engineer
Description:<br><br>As a Software Infrastructure Engineer on Engines Avionics, you will gather requirements, research, evaluate, design, plan, deploy, and provide support for a state-of-the-art cor...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Infrastructure Engineer
Software Infrastructure Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Job Description<br><br>Description:<br><br>As a Software Infrastructure Engineer on Engines Avionics, you will gather requirements, research, evaluate, design, plan, deploy, and provide support for...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Infrastructure Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Software Infrastructure Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description:<br><br>As a Software Infrastructure Engineer on Engines Avionics, you will gather requirements, research, evaluate, design, plan, deploy, and provide support for...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer, Communication Systems - New Glenn
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.
Software Engineer, Communication Systems - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
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.
Avionics Software Systems Engineer
Avionics Software Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for avionics embedded control systems engineer for various spaceflight systems. You will...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Avionics Software Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Avionics Software Systems Engineer
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for avionics embedded control systems engineer for various spaceflight systems. You will...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Risk System Engineer - New Glenn
Risk System Engineer - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be a member of the New Glenn Program responsible for identifying and managing New Glenn program risks a...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Risk System Engineer - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Risk System Engineer - New Glenn
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be a member of the New Glenn Program responsible for identifying and managing New Glenn program risks a...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Avionics System Engineer
Avionics System Engineer
1501-5000 employees
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will work collaboratively with avionics engineers to ensure that the planning, development, and verification of controller hardw...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Avionics System Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Avionics System Engineer
As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will work collaboratively with avionics engineers to ensure that the planning, development, and verification of controller hardw...
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.
Software Engineer III - Distributed Systems
Software Engineer III - Distributed Systems
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will design and build software that launches rockets! Design systems that track millions of physical parts a...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Software Engineer III - Distributed Systems
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer III - Distributed Systems
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will design and build software that launches rockets! Design systems that track millions of physical parts a...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for continuous improvement of engineering standards and operational processes for the Ne...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
1501-5000 employees
System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for continuous improvement of engineering standards and operational processes for the Ne...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for executing system engineering practices for New Glenn Avionics Systems. You will shar...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for executing system engineering practices for New Glenn Avionics Systems. You will shar...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Java/MicroServices Software Engineer
Java/MicroServices Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java/MicroServices Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190039874<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As an experienced Software Engineer, you...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java/MicroServices Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java/MicroServices Software Engineer
Java/MicroServices Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190039874<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As an experienced Software Engineer, you...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java Microservices Engineer
Java Microservices Engineer
5001+ employees
Java Microservices Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190050329<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As an experienced member of our Software Engineer...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java Microservices Engineer
5001+ employees
Java Microservices Engineer
Java Microservices Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190050329<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As an experienced member of our Software Engineer...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java MicroServices Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190054857<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As a member of our Software Engineering ...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
Java MicroServices Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190054857<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As a member of our Software Engineering ...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Blockchain Engineer
Blockchain Engineer
5001+ employees
Blockchain Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190059365<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>The Role<br><br>Provide security guidance on a new block ...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Blockchain Engineer
5001+ employees
Blockchain Engineer
Blockchain Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190059365<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>The Role<br><br>Provide security guidance on a new block ...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java MicroServices Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190054858<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As a member of our Software Engineering ...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java MicroServices Software Engineer
Java MicroServices Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190054858<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As a member of our Software Engineering ...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Software Engineer - Java / Micro Services Development
Software Engineer - Java / Micro Services Development
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Java / Micro Services Development<br><br>Req #: 190040495<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As a member of our Soft...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Software Engineer - Java / Micro Services Development
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Java / Micro Services Development
Software Engineer - Java / Micro Services Development<br><br>Req #: 190040495<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As a member of our Soft...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java Software Engineer
Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190043763<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As an experienced member of our Software Engineering G...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java Software Engineer
Java Software Engineer<br><br>Req #: 190043763<br><br>Location: Seattle, WA, US<br><br>Job Category: Technology<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>As an experienced member of our Software Engineering G...
About JPMorgan Chase: JP Morgan Chase is a financial services provider that offers investment banking, asset management, treasury, and other services.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Summary:<br><br>Under limited supervision from Infrastructure Manager, perform system engineering on server, storage and cloud-based systems that serve our employees and customers. This is a highly...
About Seattle Genetics: Seattle Genetics is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through advanced antibody-drug conjugate technology designed to deliver cell-killing agents directly to tumor cells.
Sr. Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Summary:<br><br>Under limited supervision from Infrastructure Manager, perform system engineering on server, storage and cloud-based systems that serve our employees and customers. This is a highly...
About Seattle Genetics: Seattle Genetics is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through advanced antibody-drug conjugate technology designed to deliver cell-killing agents directly to tumor cells.
Java Developer III (Technical Lead)
Java Developer III (Technical Lead)
Expeditors is a proven industry leader in global supply chain management, logistics and freight forwarding services headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ 17,000+...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Java Developer III (Technical Lead)
Expeditors is a proven industry leader in global supply chain management, logistics and freight forwarding services headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ 17,000+...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Java Developer II
Java Developer II
"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business" -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder<br><br>Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will ...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Java Developer II
"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business" -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder<br><br>Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will ...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Associate Java Developer
Associate Java Developer
"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business." -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder<br><br>Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Associate Java Developer
"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business." -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder<br><br>Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Java Developer III
Java Developer III
Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ over 15,300 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 331 locations acr...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Java Developer III
Expeditors is a global logistics company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. As a Fortune 500 company, we employ over 15,300 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 331 locations acr...
About Expeditors International: Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a logistics and freight forwarding company.
Senior Software Engineer - IAM Server Applications (C#, Java)
Senior Software Engineer - IAM Server Applications (C#, Java)
201-500 employees
About the role<br><br>Due to continued growth, OneLogin is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Redmond-based team working on the backend services that power our IAM solutions. You wi...
About OneLogin: OneLogin is a provider of cloud-based identity and access management solution that enables enterprises to secure all apps with secure, one-click access for employees, customers, and partners, throu...
Senior Software Engineer - IAM Server Applications (C#, Java)
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer - IAM Server Applications (C#, Java)
About the role<br><br>Due to continued growth, OneLogin is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Redmond-based team working on the backend services that power our IAM solutions. You wi...
About OneLogin: OneLogin is a provider of cloud-based identity and access management solution that enables enterprises to secure all apps with secure, one-click access for employees, customers, and partners, throu...
Senior Java Engineer
Senior Java Engineer
201-500 employees
Zipwhip is a Seattle-based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company providing text messaging to businesses across North America through cloud-based software and a best-in-class API solution. One of the...
About Zipwhip: Zipwhip operates a carrier-grade texting platform that provides landline and toll free texting services.
Senior Java Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Java Engineer
Zipwhip is a Seattle-based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company providing text messaging to businesses across North America through cloud-based software and a best-in-class API solution. One of the...
About Zipwhip: Zipwhip operates a carrier-grade texting platform that provides landline and toll free texting services.
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-WA-Seattle) Developer Advocate, Go
(USA-WA-Seattle) Developer Advocate, Go
5001+ employees
The Developer Relations team consists of experts from a wide range of technology roles who combine their domain expertise with a strong desire to help Google build products and solutions that solve...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-WA-Seattle) Developer Advocate, Go
5001+ employees
(USA-WA-Seattle) Developer Advocate, Go
The Developer Relations team consists of experts from a wide range of technology roles who combine their domain expertise with a strong desire to help Google build products and solutions that solve...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-WA-Seattle) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
(USA-WA-Seattle) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-WA-Seattle) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
(USA-WA-Seattle) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
(USA-WA-Kirkland) Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Google's software engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how billions of users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. Our products need to handle i...
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
Software Infrastructure Engineer
Software Infrastructure Engineer
1501-5000 employees
A World-Changing Company<br><br>At Palantir, we're passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use da...
About Palantir: Palantir is a provider of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing information.
Software Infrastructure Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Software Infrastructure Engineer
A World-Changing Company<br><br>At Palantir, we're passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use da...
About Palantir: Palantir is a provider of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing information.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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