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

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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
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.
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.
AWS Financial Systems Developer - IBM Cognos TM1
AWS Financial Systems Developer - IBM Cognos TM1
5001+ employees
Since early 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud. Cloud computing is the kind of major shift in information technology th...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
AWS Financial Systems Developer - IBM Cognos TM1
5001+ employees
AWS Financial Systems Developer - IBM Cognos TM1
Since early 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud. Cloud computing is the kind of major shift in information technology th...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
5001+ employees
We are looking for an accomplished Financial Systems Application Engineer to join our team! Within Amazon's Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A), we enjoy a unique vantage point into...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
We are looking for an accomplished Financial Systems Application Engineer to join our team! Within Amazon's Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A), we enjoy a unique vantage point into...
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.
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.
Senior System Dev Engineer - AWS Safety Engineering
Senior System Dev Engineer - AWS Safety Engineering
5001+ employees
AWS customers have come to rely on our track record of stellar operational performance. Our team ensures that the quickly expanding number and scale of services are able to deliver that reliability...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior System Dev Engineer - AWS Safety Engineering
5001+ employees
Senior System Dev Engineer - AWS Safety Engineering
AWS customers have come to rely on our track record of stellar operational performance. Our team ensures that the quickly expanding number and scale of services are able to deliver that reliability...
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 - 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.
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.
System/Software Development Engineer III
System/Software Development Engineer III
5001+ employees
Come build the future of Linux at Amazon with the Amazon Linux Team!<br><br>If you are an experienced System Development Engineer who is passionate about building the platform to support the world'...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System/Software Development Engineer III
5001+ employees
System/Software Development Engineer III
Come build the future of Linux at Amazon with the Amazon Linux Team!<br><br>If you are an experienced System Development Engineer who is passionate about building the platform to support the world'...
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.
Systems Engineer - Build and Packaging Systems
Systems Engineer - Build and Packaging Systems
5001+ employees
The Builder Tools organization within Amazon Web Services (AWS) at Amazon is looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team to work on Amazon's internal systems.<br><br>Our team creates and owns t...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer - Build and Packaging Systems
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - Build and Packaging Systems
The Builder Tools organization within Amazon Web Services (AWS) at Amazon is looking for a Systems Engineer to join our team to work on Amazon's internal systems.<br><br>Our team creates and owns t...
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
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Join a team that's building next generation, highly...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Join a team that's building next generation, highly...
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.
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.
IT Systems Engineer
IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Amazon is looking for an IT Systems Engineer to join an exciting new project team working to build a completely new best in class consumer product. We are an innovative, cross-platform, customer-ob...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
IT Systems Engineer
Amazon is looking for an IT Systems Engineer to join an exciting new project team working to build a completely new best in class consumer product. We are an innovative, cross-platform, customer-ob...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
Sr. Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
5001+ employees
We are looking for an accomplished Financial Systems Application Engineer to join our team! Within Amazon's Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A), we enjoy a unique vantage point into...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Financial Systems Application Support Engineer
We are looking for an accomplished Financial Systems Application Engineer to join our team! Within Amazon's Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis team (FP&A), we enjoy a unique vantage point into...
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
Would you like to be one of the leaders of a team that is solving new business challenges through innovative technology?<br><br>The Team: We are forming a new team to support Amazon Books and Amazo...
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
Would you like to be one of the leaders of a team that is solving new business challenges through innovative technology?<br><br>The Team: We are forming a new team to support Amazon Books and Amazo...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Dev Engineer - Amazon Go
Software 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.
Software Dev Engineer - Amazon Go
5001+ employees
Software 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.
Global IT Systems Engineer
Global IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The Software Assessment and Ingestion team (SAI) is a new team that creates and evangelizes a framework for the use of third party software (SaaS) at Amazon. The team helps business groups to navig...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Global IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Global IT Systems Engineer
The Software Assessment and Ingestion team (SAI) is a new team that creates and evangelizes a framework for the use of third party software (SaaS) at Amazon. The team helps business groups to navig...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, EC2 Recovery Systems - AWS
Software Development Engineer, EC2 Recovery Systems - AWS
5001+ employees
Passionate about the cloud? Interested in expanding on one of the strongest operating platforms in history? Amazon EC2 Recovery Systems in Seattle is looking for an engaged and experienced software...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, EC2 Recovery Systems - AWS
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, EC2 Recovery Systems - AWS
Passionate about the cloud? Interested in expanding on one of the strongest operating platforms in history? Amazon EC2 Recovery Systems in Seattle is looking for an engaged and experienced software...
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.
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
5001+ employees
Come build the future of Linux and Containers at Amazon!<br><br>If you are an experienced software engineer who is passionate about building the platform to support the world's premier cloud comput...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
Come build the future of Linux and Containers at Amazon!<br><br>If you are an experienced software engineer who is passionate about building the platform to support the world's premier cloud comput...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
5001+ employees
Come build the future of Linux and Containers at Amazon!<br><br>If you are an experienced software engineer who is passionate about building the platform to support the world's premier cloud comput...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Linux and Containers
Come build the future of Linux and Containers at Amazon!<br><br>If you are an experienced software engineer who is passionate about building the platform to support the world's premier cloud comput...
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.

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