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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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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 - Java, Distributed Systems
Software Development Engineer - Java, Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Kindle Content is chartered with improving the education of students by building services that allow for creation and consumption of new learning methods that expand beyond traditional paper class ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Java, Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Java, Distributed Systems
Kindle Content is chartered with improving the education of students by building services that allow for creation and consumption of new learning methods that expand beyond traditional paper class ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
"Alexa, I really want to work on cool stuff. Can you find me an awesome gig?" Yes, Alexa can make your wishes come true!<br><br>On the Alexa Voice Services team, you'll build and operate systems an...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
"Alexa, I really want to work on cool stuff. Can you find me an awesome gig?" Yes, Alexa can make your wishes come true!<br><br>On the Alexa Voice Services team, you'll build and operate systems an...
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 Development Engineer, AWS Redshift
Systems Development Engineer, AWS Redshift
5001+ employees
Are you a "Find it, Fix it, Automate it, Never worry about it again" kind of engineer? Are you interested in building hyper-scale database services in the cloud? Do you want to have direct and imme...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Development Engineer, AWS Redshift
5001+ employees
Systems Development Engineer, AWS Redshift
Are you a "Find it, Fix it, Automate it, Never worry about it again" kind of engineer? Are you interested in building hyper-scale database services in the cloud? Do you want to have direct and imme...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer (Java/Python/C++) - Seattle
Software Development Engineer (Java/Python/C++) - Seattle
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Seattle, Washington<br><br>Migrations are a key customer growth driver at Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Migration Services Group is revolution...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer (Java/Python/C++) - Seattle
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer (Java/Python/C++) - Seattle
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Seattle, Washington<br><br>Migrations are a key customer growth driver at Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Migration Services Group is revolution...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web Services
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web 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.
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web Services
5001+ employees
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web 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.
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web Services
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web 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.
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web Services
5001+ employees
Escalation Engineer - Amazon Web 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 - Distributed Systems
Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Do you enjoy working on distributed systems and solving problems of consensus, consistency, durability and availability? Are you interested in building a large scale distributed system that runs on...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems
Do you enjoy working on distributed systems and solving problems of consensus, consistency, durability and availability? Are you interested in building a large scale distributed system that runs on...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer - AWS API Gateway
Systems Engineer - AWS API Gateway
5001+ employees
Amazon API Gateway is changing the way that companies big and small think about APIs. API Gateway is the front-door of the Serverless revolution, an approach that lets customers turn business logic...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer - AWS API Gateway
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - AWS API Gateway
Amazon API Gateway is changing the way that companies big and small think about APIs. API Gateway is the front-door of the Serverless revolution, an approach that lets customers turn business logic...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer- AWS Infrastructure Services
Software Development Engineer- AWS Infrastructure Services
5001+ employees
We have exciting things going on in the AWS Enterprise Engineering organization, and we're looking for a Software Development Engineer that is ready to join AWS and help us innovate on behalf of ou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer- AWS Infrastructure Services
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer- AWS Infrastructure Services
We have exciting things going on in the AWS Enterprise Engineering organization, and we're looking for a Software Development Engineer that is ready to join AWS and help us innovate on behalf of ou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer -- AWS/EC2
Systems Engineer -- AWS/EC2
5001+ employees
Our team is hiring at all experience levels in both Herndon, VA and Seattle, WA!<br><br>We're building a new team dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to new customers. We are see...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer -- AWS/EC2
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer -- AWS/EC2
Our team is hiring at all experience levels in both Herndon, VA and Seattle, WA!<br><br>We're building a new team dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to new customers. We are see...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr Network Dev Engineer - Amazon Go
Sr Network Dev 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.
Sr Network Dev Engineer - Amazon Go
5001+ employees
Sr Network Dev 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.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS Tech360 team is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to play a key role in building their industry leading Customer Information Analytics Platform. Are you passionate about Big Data and highly...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer
AWS Tech360 team is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to play a key role in building their industry leading Customer Information Analytics Platform. Are you passionate about Big Data and highly...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Systems Dev Engineer
Sr. Systems Dev Engineer
5001+ employees
Today, people spend too much of their day on tedious tasks at work, like managing their calendars, dialing in to meetings, or searching for information. But Amazon Alexa can help solve this problem...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Systems Dev Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Dev Engineer
Today, people spend too much of their day on tedious tasks at work, like managing their calendars, dialing in to meetings, or searching for information. But Amazon Alexa can help solve this problem...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Amazon Enterprise Risk and Management (ERMC) team is looking for a System Development Engineer to build systems and automation. You will support critical Risk and Compliance business functions for ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Amazon Enterprise Risk and Management (ERMC) team is looking for a System Development Engineer to build systems and automation. You will support critical Risk and Compliance business functions for ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Systems Engineer - Amazon Corporate
Senior Systems Engineer - Amazon Corporate
5001+ employees
Systems Development Engineer<br><br>Amazon Corporate is looking for a Systems Development Engineer to deliver automation and fundamentally how we manage and monitor one of the largest enterprise ne...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Systems Engineer - Amazon Corporate
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer - Amazon Corporate
Systems Development Engineer<br><br>Amazon Corporate is looking for a Systems Development Engineer to deliver automation and fundamentally how we manage and monitor one of the largest enterprise ne...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Salesforce Engineer
Salesforce Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS is seeking a Salesforce Engineer to support its growing Global Infrastructure teams. This rapidly-growing business within Amazon offers a creative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment....
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Salesforce Engineer
5001+ employees
Salesforce Engineer
AWS is seeking a Salesforce Engineer to support its growing Global Infrastructure teams. This rapidly-growing business within Amazon offers a creative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment....
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 of wor...
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 of wor...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Network Systems Engineer
Network Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Amazon operates one of the world's largest and innovative fulfillment and transportation infrastructures. Our environment is global and complex with a variety of networks, software, hardware and sy...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Network Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Network Systems Engineer
Amazon operates one of the world's largest and innovative fulfillment and transportation infrastructures. Our environment is global and complex with a variety of networks, software, hardware and sy...
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 Engineer Reporting Infrastructure
Software Engineer Reporting Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Are you passionate about using Big Data to build customer trust and grow new business? Global advertisers rely on our team's performance insights to drive future investment in Amazon's Advertising ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer Reporting Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Software Engineer Reporting Infrastructure
Are you passionate about using Big Data to build customer trust and grow new business? Global advertisers rely on our team's performance insights to drive future investment in Amazon's Advertising ...
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
Our software developers build the next generation technologies that change how millions of AWS customers connect, and interact with AWS services ecosystem. We use ideas from every facet of computer...
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
Our software developers build the next generation technologies that change how millions of AWS customers connect, and interact with AWS services ecosystem. We use ideas from every facet of computer...
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
Our software developers build the next generation technologies that change how millions of AWS customers connect, and interact with AWS services ecosystem. We use ideas from every facet of computer...
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
Our software developers build the next generation technologies that change how millions of AWS customers connect, and interact with AWS services ecosystem. We use ideas from every facet of computer...
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
Our software developers build the next generation technologies that change how millions of AWS customers connect, and interact with AWS services ecosystem. We use ideas from every facet of computer...
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
Our software developers build the next generation technologies that change how millions of AWS customers connect, and interact with AWS services ecosystem. We use ideas from every facet of computer...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, FP&A Systems
Software Development Engineer, FP&A Systems
5001+ employees
Within Amazon's Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A), we enjoy a unique vantage point into everything happening within Amazon. As part of that, this role would be part of a team that...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, FP&A Systems
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, FP&A Systems
Within Amazon's Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A), we enjoy a unique vantage point into everything happening within Amazon. As part of that, this role would be part of a team that...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The Digital Accounting and Royalty Technologies (DART) team owns the core services that enable Amazon to bring digital content to our customers - content such as EBooks, the Appstore, Digital Music...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
The Digital Accounting and Royalty Technologies (DART) team owns the core services that enable Amazon to bring digital content to our customers - content such as EBooks, the Appstore, Digital Music...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Come build the future of Linux at Amazon with the Amazon Linux Team!<br><br>If you are a Systems Engineer who is passionate about maintaining the platform to support the world's premier cloud compu...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Come build the future of Linux at Amazon with the Amazon Linux Team!<br><br>If you are a Systems Engineer who is passionate about maintaining the platform to support the world's premier cloud compu...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems
Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Do you enjoy working on distributed systems and solving problems of consensus, consistency, durability and availability? Are you interested in building a large scale distributed system that runs on...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Distributed Systems
Do you enjoy working on distributed systems and solving problems of consensus, consistency, durability and availability? Are you interested in building a large scale distributed system that runs on...
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