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Backend Engineering deals with the data access layer of a piece of software and sometimes the physical hardware like a server. Backend Engineers are commonly asked to create automated testing frameworks and will write them in a scripting language such as Python, Perl, Ruby, or Node.js. They are also usually in charge of the database administration which includes security and authentication through the software being used. Backup methods and backup software will usually be handled by the Backend Engineer as will any data transformation tasks that may be required in order for backup to occur. Backend Engineer jobs can be found at companies like Collective Health, Stitch Labs, Tinder, Coinbase and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.

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The software engineering industry employed a little over 1 million people in 2016 and the Bureau of Labor estimates the industry will grow 24% through 2026. Software Engineers mainly create computer programs that run on computers or other devices, although some develop the underlying systems that run devices or networks. Software Engineers are usually required to have a bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science along with a demonstration of strong programming skills. Companies that employ Backend Engineers in the software industry include WillowTree, D3 Banking Technology, Warner Bros Entertainment Group, Facebook and Intelligent Flying Machines.

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The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $65,000 to a high of $240,000, with a median salary of $150,000.

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.NET/Dynamics Architect
.NET/Dynamics Architect
5001+ employees
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E...
About Ernst & Young: Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services company.
.NET/Dynamics Architect
5001+ employees
.NET/Dynamics Architect
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E...
About Ernst & Young: Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services company.
.NET/Dynamics Architect
.NET/Dynamics Architect
5001+ employees
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E...
About Ernst & Young: Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services company.
.NET/Dynamics Architect
5001+ employees
.NET/Dynamics Architect
EY advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement bleeding edge solutions required to efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on Digital and Cloud. These service areas span E...
About Ernst & Young: Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services company.
Cloud Infrastructure Services Engineer
Cloud Infrastructure Services Engineer
5001+ employees
Job Summary:<br><br>Reporting directly to the Public Cloud Engineering Lead, the Cloud Infrastructure Services Engineer is responsible for helping delivery the public cloud services for our interna...
About Ernst & Young: Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services company.
Cloud Infrastructure Services Engineer
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Services Engineer
Job Summary:<br><br>Reporting directly to the Public Cloud Engineering Lead, the Cloud Infrastructure Services Engineer is responsible for helping delivery the public cloud services for our interna...
About Ernst & Young: Ernst & Young (doing business as EY) is a multinational professional services company.
Storage & MQ Infrastructure Engineer
Storage & MQ Infrastructure Engineer
51-200 employees
PlanGrid is looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join our new Storage and Message Queue (SMQ) team.<br><br>The SMQ team ensures infrastructure uptime, provisioning, and configuration of ...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Storage & MQ Infrastructure Engineer
51-200 employees
Storage & MQ Infrastructure Engineer
PlanGrid is looking for a Senior Infrastructure Engineer to join our new Storage and Message Queue (SMQ) team.<br><br>The SMQ team ensures infrastructure uptime, provisioning, and configuration of ...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
About the Role:<br><br>We're looking for Backend Engineers for our team. We are looking for individuals with a track record of success when working on deeply technical problems. We recognize that d...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
Backend Engineer
About the Role:<br><br>We're looking for Backend Engineers for our team. We are looking for individuals with a track record of success when working on deeply technical problems. We recognize that d...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Senior DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
Senior DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
51-200 employees
About the Role:<br><br>PlanGrid is looking for a DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer to join our rapidly growing Data Center Operations team. The Data Center Operations team ensures infrastructure uptim...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Senior DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
51-200 employees
Senior DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer
About the Role:<br><br>PlanGrid is looking for a DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer to join our rapidly growing Data Center Operations team. The Data Center Operations team ensures infrastructure uptim...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Backend Platform Lead
Backend Platform Lead
51-200 employees
About the Role:<br><br>We are looking for a Backend Platform Lead to join our team. You will be responsible for the backend platform and tools at PlanGrid and have to urge to help us go internation...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Backend Platform Lead
51-200 employees
Backend Platform Lead
About the Role:<br><br>We are looking for a Backend Platform Lead to join our team. You will be responsible for the backend platform and tools at PlanGrid and have to urge to help us go internation...
About PlanGrid: PlanGrid is a company that develops a cloud-based application that allows users to store blueprints and construction documents on iOS devices.
Senior Backend Engineer, Product Engineering
Senior Backend Engineer, Product Engineering
201-500 employees
Do you believe that creators should have the ability to get paid for the value they give to their fans?<br><br>We do, which is why we're building Patreon, a platform that powers membership services...
About Patreon: Patreon operates a platform for enabling content creators and artists to be able to fund their work.
Senior Backend Engineer, Product Engineering
201-500 employees
Senior Backend Engineer, Product Engineering
Do you believe that creators should have the ability to get paid for the value they give to their fans?<br><br>We do, which is why we're building Patreon, a platform that powers membership services...
About Patreon: Patreon operates a platform for enabling content creators and artists to be able to fund their work.
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate 1
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate 1
5001+ employees
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Co...
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate 1
5001+ employees
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate 1
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Co...
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate
5001+ employees
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Co...
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate
5001+ employees
Junior Mainframe Systems Engineer - University Graduate
Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 120,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of over € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Co...
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Java Developer (F/M)
Java Developer (F/M)
5001+ employees
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Java Developer (F/M)
5001+ employees
Java Developer (F/M)
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Développeur Java C Unix F/H
Développeur Java C Unix F/H
5001+ employees
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Développeur Java C Unix F/H
5001+ employees
Développeur Java C Unix F/H
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
JAVA Software Engineer (F/M)
JAVA Software Engineer (F/M)
5001+ employees
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
JAVA Software Engineer (F/M)
5001+ employees
JAVA Software Engineer (F/M)
About Atos: Atos is a company providing consulting services and solutions.
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Senior Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>Micro Focus is the 7th largest pure play Software Company in the world providing customers with a...
About Micro Focus: Micro Focus is a software company that develops, sells, and supports enterprise DevOps, hybrid IT management, security, risk, and governance, and predictive analytics solutions.
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Senior Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Senior Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>Micro Focus is the 7th largest pure play Software Company in the world providing customers with a...
About Micro Focus: Micro Focus is a software company that develops, sells, and supports enterprise DevOps, hybrid IT management, security, risk, and governance, and predictive analytics solutions.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Micro Focus is seeking an energetic, self-driven, highly motivated Senior Systems Engineer for our Pleasanton, California site. A Senior Syste...
About Micro Focus: Micro Focus is a software company that develops, sells, and supports enterprise DevOps, hybrid IT management, security, risk, and governance, and predictive analytics solutions.
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Micro Focus is seeking an energetic, self-driven, highly motivated Senior Systems Engineer for our Pleasanton, California site. A Senior Syste...
About Micro Focus: Micro Focus is a software company that develops, sells, and supports enterprise DevOps, hybrid IT management, security, risk, and governance, and predictive analytics solutions.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Discover the new Micro Focus - now the world's 7th largest pure-play software company. By combining HPE Software and Micro Focus offerings, we...
About Micro Focus: Micro Focus is a software company that develops, sells, and supports enterprise DevOps, hybrid IT management, security, risk, and governance, and predictive analytics solutions.
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Discover the new Micro Focus - now the world's 7th largest pure-play software company. By combining HPE Software and Micro Focus offerings, we...
About Micro Focus: Micro Focus is a software company that develops, sells, and supports enterprise DevOps, hybrid IT management, security, risk, and governance, and predictive analytics solutions.
System Installation Engineer
System Installation Engineer
201-500 employees
The SIE will be responsible for the installation of ZixCorp solutions into diverse customer environments. Knowledge transfer and training are part of each customer engagement. Each site install req...
About Zix Corporation: Zix Corporation provides the only email encryption services designed with your most important relationships in mind.
System Installation Engineer
201-500 employees
System Installation Engineer
The SIE will be responsible for the installation of ZixCorp solutions into diverse customer environments. Knowledge transfer and training are part of each customer engagement. Each site install req...
About Zix Corporation: Zix Corporation provides the only email encryption services designed with your most important relationships in mind.
Senior Software Engineer (Backend)
Senior Software Engineer (Backend)
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer (Backend) at Namely (View all jobs)<br><br>New York, NY<br><br>Namely's mission is to help mid-sized companies build a better workplace. We're an HR, payroll, and benefits ...
About Namely: Namely is a company developing human resources software solutions.
Senior Software Engineer (Backend)
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer (Backend)
Senior Software Engineer (Backend) at Namely (View all jobs)<br><br>New York, NY<br><br>Namely's mission is to help mid-sized companies build a better workplace. We're an HR, payroll, and benefits ...
About Namely: Namely is a company developing human resources software solutions.
Infrastructure Software Engineer
Infrastructure Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Infrastructure Software Engineer New York, NY<br><br>Company Description<br><br>Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smalles...
About Dropbox: Dropbox (formerly known as Evenflow) is a company that provides a cloud storage and collaboration platform.
Infrastructure Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Infrastructure Software Engineer
Infrastructure Software Engineer New York, NY<br><br>Company Description<br><br>Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smalles...
About Dropbox: Dropbox (formerly known as Evenflow) is a company that provides a cloud storage and collaboration platform.
Infrastructure Software Engineer
Infrastructure Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Infrastructure Software Engineer San Francisco, CA<br><br>Company Description<br><br>Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the sm...
About Dropbox: Dropbox (formerly known as Evenflow) is a company that provides a cloud storage and collaboration platform.
Infrastructure Software Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Infrastructure Software Engineer
Infrastructure Software Engineer San Francisco, CA<br><br>Company Description<br><br>Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the sm...
About Dropbox: Dropbox (formerly known as Evenflow) is a company that provides a cloud storage and collaboration platform.
Python Software Intern (Fall 2019)
Python Software Intern (Fall 2019)
201-500 employees
Software is at the center of our product development, as it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing. In addition to the software we ship to our customer...
About Formlabs: Formlabs designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Python Software Intern (Fall 2019)
201-500 employees
Python Software Intern (Fall 2019)
Software is at the center of our product development, as it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing. In addition to the software we ship to our customer...
About Formlabs: Formlabs designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Algorithms Software Engineer - C++
Algorithms Software Engineer - C++
201-500 employees
Software is at the center of our product development, as it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing.<br><br>Formlabs' software team continues to develop...
About Formlabs: Formlabs designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Algorithms Software Engineer - C++
201-500 employees
Algorithms Software Engineer - C++
Software is at the center of our product development, as it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing.<br><br>Formlabs' software team continues to develop...
About Formlabs: Formlabs designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Software Engineer - C++ / Python
Software Engineer - C++ / Python
501-1000 employees
Software is at the center of our product development, as it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing.<br><br>Formlabs continues to develop one of the mos...
About Formlabs: Formlabs is a company that designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Software Engineer - C++ / Python
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer - C++ / Python
Software is at the center of our product development, as it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing.<br><br>Formlabs continues to develop one of the mos...
About Formlabs: Formlabs is a company that designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Engineer turned Programmer (Software Engineer) - C++/Python
Engineer turned Programmer (Software Engineer) - C++/Python
501-1000 employees
Software is at the center of our product development - it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing.<br><br>Formlabs continues to develop one of the most ...
About Formlabs: Formlabs is a company that designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Engineer turned Programmer (Software Engineer) - C++/Python
501-1000 employees
Engineer turned Programmer (Software Engineer) - C++/Python
Software is at the center of our product development - it bridges the transition from digital models to beautiful physical form in 3D printing.<br><br>Formlabs continues to develop one of the most ...
About Formlabs: Formlabs is a company that designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Firmware Software Engineer - C/C++
Firmware Software Engineer - C/C++
501-1000 employees
To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring ground-breaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and art...
About Formlabs: Formlabs is a company that designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Firmware Software Engineer - C/C++
501-1000 employees
Firmware Software Engineer - C/C++
To reinvent an industry, you have to build the best team. Join Formlabs if you want to bring ground-breaking professional 3D printers to the desktop of every designer, engineer, researcher, and art...
About Formlabs: Formlabs is a company that designs and manufactures 3D printing systems.
Software Engineer, C++
Software Engineer, C++
1501-5000 employees
We're looking for an experienced C++ developer to join Snap Inc! As a member of our Augmented Reality's Core Team, you will help build SDKs and infrastructure which power creative experiences in Sn...
About Snapchat (Snap): Snap provides technology and social media services.
Software Engineer, C++
1501-5000 employees
Software Engineer, C++
We're looking for an experienced C++ developer to join Snap Inc! As a member of our Augmented Reality's Core Team, you will help build SDKs and infrastructure which power creative experiences in Sn...
About Snapchat (Snap): Snap provides technology and social media services.
Infrastructure Architect
Infrastructure Architect
1501-5000 employees
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Infrastructure Engineer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at its ...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.
Infrastructure Architect
1501-5000 employees
Infrastructure Architect
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Infrastructure Engineer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at its ...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.
Senior Scala Developer
Senior Scala Developer
1501-5000 employees
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Senior Scala Developer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at its c...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.
Senior Scala Developer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Scala Developer
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Senior Scala Developer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at its c...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.
Linux Systems Engineer
Linux Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at its c...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.
Linux Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Linux Systems Engineer
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Linux Systems Engineer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at its c...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.
Senior Linux MySQL Engineer
Senior Linux MySQL Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Senior Linux MySQL Engineer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at ...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.
Senior Linux MySQL Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Linux MySQL Engineer
Datto, the world's leading provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers, is looking for a Senior Linux MySQL Engineer to join a growing team. Datto is a creative company at ...
About Datto: Datto is a company providing business continuity, networking, and business management solutions.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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