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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
$148,095
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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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.
Amazon Go- Software Development Engineer
Amazon Go- Software Development Engineer
5001+ employees
The Team: Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout. You simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what you want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and gr...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Amazon Go- Software Development Engineer
5001+ employees
Amazon Go- Software Development Engineer
The Team: Amazon Go is a new kind of store with no lines and no checkout. You simply use the Amazon Go app to enter the store, take what you want from our selection of fresh, delicious meals and gr...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
Use your deep technical skills and experience to make Amazon a better place to work and delight our customers by joining Amazon Connections.<br><br>Amazon Connections is an innovative program that ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
Use your deep technical skills and experience to make Amazon a better place to work and delight our customers by joining Amazon Connections.<br><br>Amazon Connections is an innovative program that ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Software Engineer, Simulation - Amazon Scout
System Software Engineer, Simulation - Amazon Scout
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by building new technologies to benefit customers? Do you dream of being at the forefront of robotics and autonomous system technology? Would you enjoy working in a fast paced, hig...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Software Engineer, Simulation - Amazon Scout
5001+ employees
System Software Engineer, Simulation - Amazon Scout
Are you inspired by building new technologies to benefit customers? Do you dream of being at the forefront of robotics and autonomous system technology? Would you enjoy working in a fast paced, hig...
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 a 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 wor...
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 a 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 wor...
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
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior System Dev Engineer - AWS Safety Engineering
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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.
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Taxonomy Performance
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Taxonomy Performance
5001+ employees
Do you have a passion for large scale data processing and building predictive models? Are you interested in scalable solutions for Big Data analytics? The Amazon Browse Classification and Discovery...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Taxonomy Performance
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Development Engineer, Taxonomy Performance
Do you have a passion for large scale data processing and building predictive models? Are you interested in scalable solutions for Big Data analytics? The Amazon Browse Classification and Discovery...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Taxonomy Performance
Software Development Engineer, Taxonomy Performance
5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Taxonomy Performance
5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Engineer, Lumberyard Cloud Integration
Sr. Software Engineer, Lumberyard Cloud Integration
5001+ employees
The Lumberyard team aspires to help game developers create the highest quality games, engage massive communities of fans, and connect their games to the vast compute and storage of the cloud. We're...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Engineer, Lumberyard Cloud Integration
5001+ employees
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The Lumberyard team aspires to help game developers create the highest quality games, engage massive communities of fans, and connect their games to the vast compute and storage of the cloud. We're...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Engineer, Lumberyard Cloud Integration
Sr. Software Engineer, Lumberyard Cloud Integration
5001+ employees
The Lumberyard team aspires to help game developers create the highest quality games, engage massive communities of fans, and connect their games to the vast compute and storage of the cloud. We're...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Software Engineer, Lumberyard Cloud Integration
5001+ employees
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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
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Systems Engineer
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5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
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System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
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System Engineer
5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer AWS Storage Services
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5001+ employees
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Systems Engineer AWS Storage Services
5001+ employees
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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
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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
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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
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Go
5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Core Development - AWS Infrastructure
Software Development Engineer, Core Development - AWS Infrastructure
5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer, Core Development - AWS Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer, Core Development - AWS Infrastructure
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Administrator/Engineer II - AMZ2729
Systems Administrator/Engineer II - AMZ2729
5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Administrator/Engineer II - AMZ2729
5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Financial Systems Application Engineer
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5001+ employees
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Financial Systems Application Engineer
5001+ employees
Financial Systems Application Engineer
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Financial Systems
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Financial Systems
5001+ employees
Amazon's Finance Technology team operates software platforms that are among the largest in the world by volume and complexity. We interact upstream with all of Amazon's businesses globally and the ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Financial Systems
5001+ employees
Software Development Engineer - Amazon Financial Systems
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Prime Air System Integration Engineer
Prime Air System Integration Engineer
5001+ employees
We're working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges,...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Prime Air System Integration Engineer
5001+ employees
Prime Air System Integration Engineer
We're working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges,...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Development Engineer, Airworthiness & Maintenance Systems
Senior Software Development Engineer, Airworthiness & Maintenance Systems
5001+ employees
We're developing the future of transportation that will solve extreme-scale, real world challenges. If you are seeking an iterative, fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation and apply ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Development Engineer, Airworthiness & Maintenance Systems
5001+ employees
Senior Software Development Engineer, Airworthiness & Maintenance Systems
We're developing the future of transportation that will solve extreme-scale, real world challenges. If you are seeking an iterative, fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation and apply ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
We're working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges,...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
We're working on the future. If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges,...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

How HIRED Works

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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
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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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