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Backend Engineer Jobs at Information Tech Companies in Seattle

Find Backend Engineer Jobs in the Seattle Area

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 $300,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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Salesforce CRM Developer
Salesforce CRM Developer
5001+ employees
Job Description<br><br>Are you customer obsessed, flexible, smart and analytical, execution focused and passionate about customer experience?<br><br>Would you like to join a team that is inventing ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Salesforce CRM Developer
5001+ employees
Salesforce CRM Developer
Job Description<br><br>Are you customer obsessed, flexible, smart and analytical, execution focused and passionate about customer experience?<br><br>Would you like to join a team that is inventing ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need highly energetic and capable engineers to help make these services successful. Amazon's NoSQL services such as D...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need highly energetic and capable engineers to help make these services successful. Amazon's NoSQL services such as D...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr Applied Research Scientist - Networking & Distributed Systems
Sr Applied Research Scientist - Networking & Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
The Amazon CloudFront content delivery network (CDN) is massively scaled and globally distributed. The CloudFront network is huge and leverages the highly-resilient Amazon backbone network for supe...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr Applied Research Scientist - Networking & Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Sr Applied Research Scientist - Networking & Distributed Systems
The Amazon CloudFront content delivery network (CDN) is massively scaled and globally distributed. The CloudFront network is huge and leverages the highly-resilient Amazon backbone network for supe...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Amazon DocumentDB was launched in January 2019, and its going to make a major impact on the NoSQL database world!<br><br>If you want to be part of engineering team that is shaping the future of NoS...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
Amazon DocumentDB was launched in January 2019, and its going to make a major impact on the NoSQL database world!<br><br>If you want to be part of engineering team that is shaping the future of NoS...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Amazon DocumentDB was launched in January 2019, and its going to make a major impact on the NoSQL database world!<br><br>If you want to be part of engineering team that is shaping the future of NoS...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - In-Memory Distributed Systems
Amazon DocumentDB was launched in January 2019, and its going to make a major impact on the NoSQL database world!<br><br>If you want to be part of engineering team that is shaping the future of NoS...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Systems Dev Eng
Sr. Systems Dev Eng
5001+ employees
Amazon EMR (http://aws.amazon.com/emr) is an AWS service that makes it easy for customers to run their big data workloads. EMR supports well-known big data platforms like Hadoop and Spark, and mult...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Systems Dev Eng
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Dev Eng
Amazon EMR (http://aws.amazon.com/emr) is an AWS service that makes it easy for customers to run their big data workloads. EMR supports well-known big data platforms like Hadoop and Spark, and mult...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Backend Engineer - Communications & Chat
Backend Engineer - Communications & Chat
5001+ employees
The Alexa Communications team's mission is to bring people closer together by enabling customers to use the Alexa service for convenient, natural, and expressive conversations. Customers today can ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Backend Engineer - Communications & Chat
5001+ employees
Backend Engineer - Communications & Chat
The Alexa Communications team's mission is to bring people closer together by enabling customers to use the Alexa service for convenient, natural, and expressive conversations. Customers today can ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
5001+ employees
Central Retail Pricing is core team that generates prices for worldwide Amazon inventory, you'll play a key role in the evolution of our machine learning based Pricing algorithms to solve the world...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
5001+ employees
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
Central Retail Pricing is core team that generates prices for worldwide Amazon inventory, you'll play a key role in the evolution of our machine learning based Pricing algorithms to solve the world...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Developer, AWS Infrastructure
Sr. Software Developer, AWS Infrastructure
5001+ employees
What we do today<br><br>The Capacity Lifecycle teams builds services and tools that process and deliver the computing resources that Amazon's software teams need to build and grow their services. A...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Developer, AWS Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Developer, AWS Infrastructure
What we do today<br><br>The Capacity Lifecycle teams builds services and tools that process and deliver the computing resources that Amazon's software teams need to build and grow their services. A...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Go
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Go
5001+ employees
Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and groce...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Go
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Amazon Go
Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and groce...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
5001+ employees
Central Retail Pricing is core team that generates prices for worldwide Amazon inventory, you'll play a key role in the evolution of our machine learning based Pricing algorithms to solve the world...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
5001+ employees
SDE - Retail Pricing Systems
Central Retail Pricing is core team that generates prices for worldwide Amazon inventory, you'll play a key role in the evolution of our machine learning based Pricing algorithms to solve the world...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Infrastructure Ops Engineer
Infrastructure Ops Engineer
5001+ employees
At Amazon, we strive to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. Amazon has an immediate opening for a IT Deployment and Operati...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Infrastructure Ops Engineer
5001+ employees
Infrastructure Ops Engineer
At Amazon, we strive to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover anything they want to buy online. Amazon has an immediate opening for a IT Deployment and Operati...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
* Do you want to work on something that has an immediate impact to your customers and the business?<br>* Do you want to work on projects that will allow you to keep up to date with technology?<br>*...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
* Do you want to work on something that has an immediate impact to your customers and the business?<br>* Do you want to work on projects that will allow you to keep up to date with technology?<br>*...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
5001+ employees
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
5001+ employees
Do you aspire to be a world class Network Engineer, and learn from experts in the field? Would you like the opportunity to support the world leader in one of the largest networks that interconnects...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
5001+ employees
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
Do you aspire to be a world class Network Engineer, and learn from experts in the field? Would you like the opportunity to support the world leader in one of the largest networks that interconnects...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Interested in working on products that are disrupting the data center software industry? Does solving hard technical challenges at extreme scale appeal to you? Do you like working on products that ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Interested in working on products that are disrupting the data center software industry? Does solving hard technical challenges at extreme scale appeal to you? Do you like working on products that ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Go
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Go
5001+ employees
Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout-you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, deli...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Go
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Go
Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout-you just grab and go! Customers simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what they want from our selection of fresh, deli...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - CloudFront Client Performance Team
Software Development Engineer - CloudFront Client Performance Team
5001+ employees
CloudFront is one of AWS' largest services, at the center of almost every major Internet event. For sporting events such as the Super Bowl, game launches, movies, or TV, there's a tremendous amount...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - CloudFront Client Performance Team
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - CloudFront Client Performance Team
CloudFront is one of AWS' largest services, at the center of almost every major Internet event. For sporting events such as the Super Bowl, game launches, movies, or TV, there's a tremendous amount...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Salesforce Dev Engineer
Salesforce Dev Engineer
5001+ employees
Salesforce Dev Engineer<br><br>Amazon Devices is looking for a talented, experienced dev engineer to facilitate building sales automation and enablement initiatives for the global Devices sales tea...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Salesforce Dev Engineer
5001+ employees
Salesforce Dev Engineer
Salesforce Dev Engineer<br><br>Amazon Devices is looking for a talented, experienced dev engineer to facilitate building sales automation and enablement initiatives for the global Devices sales tea...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - OpenJDK Performance, Amazon Corretto
Software Development Engineer - OpenJDK Performance, Amazon Corretto
5001+ employees
Do you love to dive into performance? Are you fascinated by learning the internals of the systems your code runs on? Do you find ways to apply this knowledge to real-world applications? The Amazon ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - OpenJDK Performance, Amazon Corretto
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - OpenJDK Performance, Amazon Corretto
Do you love to dive into performance? Are you fascinated by learning the internals of the systems your code runs on? Do you find ways to apply this knowledge to real-world applications? The Amazon ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
5001+ employees
Do you aspire to be a world class Network Engineer, and learn from experts in the field? Would you like the opportunity to support the world leader in one of the largest networks that interconnects...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
5001+ employees
Network Development Engineer- AWS Infra
Do you aspire to be a world class Network Engineer, and learn from experts in the field? Would you like the opportunity to support the world leader in one of the largest networks that interconnects...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - API Gateway
Software Development Engineer - API Gateway
5001+ employees
Amazon API Gateway is AWS' offering in the API management space, through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, we have built a service that can handle hundreds of thousands of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - API Gateway
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway is AWS' offering in the API management space, through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, we have built a service that can handle hundreds of thousands of ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Network Dev Engineer - AWS Infra
Senior Network Dev Engineer - AWS Infra
5001+ employees
Do you consider yourself one of the premier Network Engineers in the industry today? Would you like the opportunity to become even better and face unparalleled, yet fascinating challenges? The Corp...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Network Dev Engineer - AWS Infra
5001+ employees
Senior Network Dev Engineer - AWS Infra
Do you consider yourself one of the premier Network Engineers in the industry today? Would you like the opportunity to become even better and face unparalleled, yet fascinating challenges? The Corp...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Automation System Engineer II
Automation System Engineer II
5001+ employees
Amazon is building the next generation software, hardware, and processes that will run the global network of fulfillment, ground, and air centers that move many millions of units of inventory, and ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Automation System Engineer II
5001+ employees
Automation System Engineer II
Amazon is building the next generation software, hardware, and processes that will run the global network of fulfillment, ground, and air centers that move many millions of units of inventory, and ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Search Relevance
Software Development Engineer, Search Relevance
5001+ employees
The Amazon India Search team creates powerful, customer-focused search solutions and technologies. Whenever a customer visits the Amazon India site and types in a query or browses through product c...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Search Relevance
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Search Relevance
The Amazon India Search team creates powerful, customer-focused search solutions and technologies. Whenever a customer visits the Amazon India site and types in a query or browses through product c...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer - Big Data, Glue
System Engineer - Big Data, Glue
5001+ employees
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides companies of all sizes with an<br><br>infrastructure web services platform in the cloud. With AWS, you can<br><br>requisition compute power, storage, and other se...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer - Big Data, Glue
5001+ employees
System Engineer - Big Data, Glue
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides companies of all sizes with an<br><br>infrastructure web services platform in the cloud. With AWS, you can<br><br>requisition compute power, storage, and other se...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need highly energetic and capable engineers to help make these services successful. Amazon's NoSQL services such as D...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need highly energetic and capable engineers to help make these services successful. Amazon's NoSQL services such as D...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Operations Engineer - AWS Managed Services
Operations Engineer - AWS Managed Services
5001+ employees
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradi...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Operations Engineer - AWS Managed Services
5001+ employees
Operations Engineer - AWS Managed Services
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradi...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
5001+ employees
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
5001+ employees
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - S3 Object API
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

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