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Backend Engineer Jobs at Information Tech Companies in Seattle

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Backend Engineers play a vital for a company. They create user-friendly websites and applications. The Backend Engineer designs and creates services and system architecture for his employer. It is often a collaboration between the design team and the Backend Engineer. Other technical team members may also be involved. A Backend Engineer needs a clear picture of what the end-user requirements are before creating a technical solution. Backend Engineers should have knowledge of programming and scripting languages, plus Linux and Unix experience.

Find Backend Engineer Jobs in the Information Tech Industry

Backend Engineers who choose to work in the Information Tech industry have numerous options. The Information Technology industry is needed to support other industries. Backend Engineers may work directly for IT firms or they could work in a consulting role for an Information Technology company providing services to other businesses.

Living and Working in the Seattle Area

Seattle is on the Pacific coast in Washington state. It is a happening city with a skyline most recognized by its famous landmark, the Space Needle. Seattle is a culturally diverse city. Several top Fortune 500 companies like Starbucks, Microsoft, Amazon and Nordstrom are all located in Seattle. The weather is warm and dry in the summer and wet and cool in the winter. It is very picturesque with views of Mount Ranier in the background. Residents of Seattle will find that there is plenty to do, see and discover.

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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
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The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $225,000, with a median salary of $141,000.

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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.
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 Technologies offers a suite 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 Technologies offers a suite of software applications for integrating, visualizing and analyzing information.
Lead Software Engineer, Integrations
Lead Software Engineer, Integrations
1501-5000 employees
This position will dramatically expand the Software Engineer's experience and elevate the scope of responsibilities to the enterprise level. Duties will include evaluating, analyzing, and testing e...
About Tyler Technologies: Tyler Technologies is a provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments.
Lead Software Engineer, Integrations
1501-5000 employees
Lead Software Engineer, Integrations
This position will dramatically expand the Software Engineer's experience and elevate the scope of responsibilities to the enterprise level. Duties will include evaluating, analyzing, and testing e...
About Tyler Technologies: Tyler Technologies is a provider of end-to-end information management solutions and services for local governments.
Backend Software Engineer -Vehicle Engineering (Seattle)
Backend Software Engineer -Vehicle Engineering (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Backend Software Engineer -Vehicle Engineering (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer -Vehicle Engineering (Seattle)
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Senior Backend Engineer - Action Platform (Seattle)
Senior Backend Engineer - Action Platform (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Senior Backend Engineer - Action Platform (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Senior Backend Engineer - Action Platform (Seattle)
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Backend Software Engineer -Compliance Enforcement Team (Seattle)
Backend Software Engineer -Compliance Enforcement Team (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Backend Software Engineer -Compliance Enforcement Team (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer -Compliance Enforcement Team (Seattle)
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Sr Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
Sr Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Sr Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Sr Software Engineer (Backend) - Airports, Events & Venues (Seattle)
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Backend Software Engineer - Driver Documents Team (Seattle)
Backend Software Engineer - Driver Documents Team (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Backend Software Engineer - Driver Documents Team (Seattle)
5001+ employees
Backend Software Engineer - Driver Documents Team (Seattle)
Uber Overview<br><br>At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities...
About Uber: Uber provides a mobile application connecting passengers with drivers for hire.
Senior Software Engineer, API Lead
Senior Software Engineer, API Lead
501-1000 employees
About SurveyMonkey<br><br>SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company's People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 mill...
About SurveyMonkey: SurveyMonkey offers a cloud-based online survey and questionnaire tool that helps users gather survey-related information. SurveyMonkey confidentially filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018.
Senior Software Engineer, API Lead
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, API Lead
About SurveyMonkey<br><br>SurveyMonkey (NASDAQ: SVMK) is a leading global survey software company on a mission to power the curious. The company's People Powered Data platform empowers over 17 mill...
About SurveyMonkey: SurveyMonkey offers a cloud-based online survey and questionnaire tool that helps users gather survey-related information. SurveyMonkey confidentially filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018.
Infrastructure Systems Engineer
Infrastructure Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Skytap is looking for a curious and proactive Systems Engineer to join our Infrastructure team. This team is the foundation for Skytap's success in part by building and maintaining our own internal...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Infrastructure Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Infrastructure Systems Engineer
Skytap is looking for a curious and proactive Systems Engineer to join our Infrastructure team. This team is the foundation for Skytap's success in part by building and maintaining our own internal...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Systems Engineer - Virtualization
Senior Systems Engineer - Virtualization
201-500 employees
We are looking for a talented Systems Engineer to help maintain and expand our existing VMware deployment and troubleshoot problems as they arise. With a focus on automating our processes to reduce...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Systems Engineer - Virtualization
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Engineer - Virtualization
We are looking for a talented Systems Engineer to help maintain and expand our existing VMware deployment and troubleshoot problems as they arise. With a focus on automating our processes to reduce...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer
Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Skytap is looking for a talented Senior Systems Engineer to join our Infrastructure team. This team is the foundation for Skytap's success in part by building and maintaining our own internal IaaS....
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Infrastructure Systems Engineer
Skytap is looking for a talented Senior Systems Engineer to join our Infrastructure team. This team is the foundation for Skytap's success in part by building and maintaining our own internal IaaS....
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Systems Engineer - RabbitMQ
Senior Systems Engineer - RabbitMQ
201-500 employees
Skytap is looking for a talented Systems Engineer to join our Shared Services team. As a member of this team, you will work with other highly skilled and experienced engineers to design and impleme...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Systems Engineer - RabbitMQ
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Engineer - RabbitMQ
Skytap is looking for a talented Systems Engineer to join our Shared Services team. As a member of this team, you will work with other highly skilled and experienced engineers to design and impleme...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Skytap is looking for a talented Systems Engineer to join our Shared Services team. As a member of this team, you will work with other highly skilled and experienced engineers to design and impleme...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Engineer
Skytap is looking for a talented Systems Engineer to join our Shared Services team. As a member of this team, you will work with other highly skilled and experienced engineers to design and impleme...
About Skytap: Skytap is the company offering a public service for cloud computing.
Senior-System Engineer
Senior-System Engineer
5001+ employees
At AT&T, we push the boundaries of innovation, bringing the world together in unimaginable ways. As technology is further integrated into all aspects of our lives, protecting and securing our data ...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Senior-System Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior-System Engineer
At AT&T, we push the boundaries of innovation, bringing the world together in unimaginable ways. As technology is further integrated into all aspects of our lives, protecting and securing our data ...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Software Engineer, Backend (Seattle)
Software Engineer, Backend (Seattle)
51-200 employees
Please note: You will be in a remote office. For this reason, we're only accepting senior-level candidates for this role.<br><br>Databases are the beating heart of every business in the world.<br><...
About Cockroach Labs: Scalable, Available & Transactional for Open Source
Software Engineer, Backend (Seattle)
51-200 employees
Software Engineer, Backend (Seattle)
Please note: You will be in a remote office. For this reason, we're only accepting senior-level candidates for this role.<br><br>Databases are the beating heart of every business in the world.<br><...
About Cockroach Labs: Scalable, Available & Transactional for Open Source
Enterprise Systems Engineer
Enterprise Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Enterprise Engineering is looking for Systems Engineers. Our customers are Facebook's employees, and we support the systems they rely on to keep the business growing and information safe. We use a ...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Enterprise Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Enterprise Systems Engineer
Enterprise Engineering is looking for Systems Engineers. Our customers are Facebook's employees, and we support the systems they rely on to keep the business growing and information safe. We use a ...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Operating Systems Software Engineer
Operating Systems Software Engineer
5001+ employees
We are currently seeking an Operating Systems Engineer with strong design and build skills, passion for low-level systems software and device driver programming, hands-on experience working on Oper...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Operating Systems Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Operating Systems Software Engineer
We are currently seeking an Operating Systems Engineer with strong design and build skills, passion for low-level systems software and device driver programming, hands-on experience working on Oper...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Software Engineer - Performance Specialist
Software Engineer - Performance Specialist
5001+ employees
Facebook is accessed from an increasing number of mobile devices with extremely different performance characteristics. Despite a general trend towards faster devices over time, hardware improvement...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Software Engineer - Performance Specialist
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - Performance Specialist
Facebook is accessed from an increasing number of mobile devices with extremely different performance characteristics. Despite a general trend towards faster devices over time, hardware improvement...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Enterprise Systems Engineer
Enterprise Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Enterprise Engineering is looking for Systems Engineers. Our customers are Facebook's employees, and we support the systems they rely on to keep the business growing and information safe. We use a ...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Enterprise Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Enterprise Systems Engineer
Enterprise Engineering is looking for Systems Engineers. Our customers are Facebook's employees, and we support the systems they rely on to keep the business growing and information safe. We use a ...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
At Facebook, we're developing the future of mixed (MR) and augmented reality (AR). We are currently seeking innovative system leads with a passion for working interdisciplinary to develop compellin...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
At Facebook, we're developing the future of mixed (MR) and augmented reality (AR). We are currently seeking innovative system leads with a passion for working interdisciplinary to develop compellin...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.

How HIRED Works

Tell your story

Showcase your skill set, passions and career aspirations on your personalized Hired profile.

Companies apply to you

Respond to interview requests from employers for opportunities that match your goals and salary requirements.

Choose the right fit

Accept the opportunity that's right for you and start your
next chapter!

Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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