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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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

Backend Engineer Jobs in Software Engineering

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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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System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for continuous improvement of engineering standards and operational processes for the Ne...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
1501-5000 employees
System Engineer, Avionics HW & SW
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for continuous improvement of engineering standards and operational processes for the Ne...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for executing system engineering practices for New Glenn Avionics Systems. You will shar...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
1501-5000 employees
Avionics System Engineer - New Glenn
Description:<br><br>As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will be responsible for executing system engineering practices for New Glenn Avionics Systems. You will shar...
About Blue Origin: Blue Origin is an aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company.
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
201-500 employees
Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting ...
About Mapbox: Mapbox is a provider of a mapping platform for designers and developers.
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
201-500 employees
Senior Backend Engineer, Platform
Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting ...
About Mapbox: Mapbox is a provider of a mapping platform for designers and developers.
Web Developer
Web Developer
201-500 employees
Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting ...
About Mapbox: Mapbox is mapping platform for developers.
Web Developer
201-500 employees
Web Developer
Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting ...
About Mapbox: Mapbox is mapping platform for developers.
Web Developer
Web Developer
201-500 employees
Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting ...
About Mapbox: Mapbox is mapping platform for developers.
Web Developer
201-500 employees
Web Developer
Maps are no longer static. Our maps represent the ever-evolving world, accessing, aggregating, and adapting anonymous data from millions of sensors and phones in real-time. Mapbox has the exciting ...
About Mapbox: Mapbox is mapping platform for developers.
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
501-1000 employees
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
501-1000 employees
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
501-1000 employees
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Backend
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Software Engineer Backend & Data
Software Engineer Backend & Data
501-1000 employees
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Software Engineer Backend & Data
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer Backend & Data
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Senior Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
Senior Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
501-1000 employees
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Senior Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer Backend - BlaBlaCar Pro
About BlaBlaCar: BlaBlaCar is a long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way.
Java Developer - Contingent
Java Developer - Contingent
1501-5000 employees
At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, we believe that perso...
About First Republic Bank: First Republic Bank offers private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services.
Java Developer - Contingent
1501-5000 employees
Java Developer - Contingent
At First Republic, we care about our people. We offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. Founded in 1985, we believe that perso...
About First Republic Bank: First Republic Bank offers private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services.
Infrastructure Engineer, Linux
Infrastructure Engineer, Linux
1501-5000 employees
At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that perso...
About First Republic Bank: First Republic Bank offers private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services.
Infrastructure Engineer, Linux
1501-5000 employees
Infrastructure Engineer, Linux
At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that perso...
About First Republic Bank: First Republic Bank offers private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services.
CRM and Integration Development Lead
CRM and Integration Development Lead
1501-5000 employees
At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that perso...
About First Republic Bank: First Republic Bank offers private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services.
CRM and Integration Development Lead
1501-5000 employees
CRM and Integration Development Lead
At First Republic, we care about our people. Founded in 1985, we offer extraordinary client service in private banking, private business banking and private wealth management. We believe that perso...
About First Republic Bank: First Republic Bank offers private banking, private business banking and private wealth management services.
System Architect - Scale and Performance
System Architect - Scale and Performance
1001-1500 employees
SENIOR SOFTWARE SCALE ARCHITECT<br><br>Who is Cray?<br><br>Our business is supercomputing. Our primary aim is understanding the problems our customers are trying to solve and developing the technol...
About Cray: Cray designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services computing systems, and data analytics and artificial intelligence solutions.
System Architect - Scale and Performance
1001-1500 employees
System Architect - Scale and Performance
SENIOR SOFTWARE SCALE ARCHITECT<br><br>Who is Cray?<br><br>Our business is supercomputing. Our primary aim is understanding the problems our customers are trying to solve and developing the technol...
About Cray: Cray designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services computing systems, and data analytics and artificial intelligence solutions.
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
1001-1500 employees
Senior Java Developer - New York<br><br>NYC tip #528 There's a Brooklyn beyond Williamsburg.<br><br>Money transfer tip #2 There's a better exchange rate beyond your bank.<br><br>Career tip #6 Join ...
About TransferWise: TransferWise is a money transfer service allowing private individuals and businesses to send money abroad without hidden charges.
Senior Java Developer
1001-1500 employees
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer - New York<br><br>NYC tip #528 There's a Brooklyn beyond Williamsburg.<br><br>Money transfer tip #2 There's a better exchange rate beyond your bank.<br><br>Career tip #6 Join ...
About TransferWise: TransferWise is a money transfer service allowing private individuals and businesses to send money abroad without hidden charges.
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Java Developer - New York<br><br>NYC tip #528 There's a Brooklyn beyond Williamsburg.<br><br>Money transfer tip #2 There's a better exchange rate beyond your bank.<br><br>Career tip #6 Join ...
About TransferWise: TransferWise is a foreign exchange and money remittance company.
Senior Java Developer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer - New York<br><br>NYC tip #528 There's a Brooklyn beyond Williamsburg.<br><br>Money transfer tip #2 There's a better exchange rate beyond your bank.<br><br>Career tip #6 Join ...
About TransferWise: TransferWise is a foreign exchange and money remittance company.
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
16-50 employees
StockTwits is the largest social network of investors and traders. Our users create real-time streams of insights, ideas and information that are used by investors, analysts, media and others as th...
About StockTwits: Real-time ideas and stock conversations
Senior Backend Engineer
16-50 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
StockTwits is the largest social network of investors and traders. Our users create real-time streams of insights, ideas and information that are used by investors, analysts, media and others as th...
About StockTwits: Real-time ideas and stock conversations
API Support Developer
API Support Developer
501-1000 employees
About PAR Technology: PAR Technology Corporation develops and markets products that assist hospitality operators around the world to better manage money, materials, people and the guest experience.
API Support Developer
501-1000 employees
API Support Developer
About PAR Technology: PAR Technology Corporation develops and markets products that assist hospitality operators around the world to better manage money, materials, people and the guest experience.
Jr. Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
Jr. Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Engineers for our R&D team.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Ivalua is the leadi...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Jr. Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
Jr. Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Engineers for our R&D team.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Ivalua is the leadi...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Engineers for our R&D team.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Ivalua is the leadi...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Engineers for our R&D team.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Ivalua is the leadi...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Sr. Software Project Engineer - ASP.NET / C
Sr. Software Project Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Implementation Engineers for our project teams.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley,...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Sr. Software Project Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
Sr. Software Project Engineer - ASP.NET / C
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Implementation Engineers for our project teams.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley,...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Engineers for our NYC team.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Ivalua is the leadi...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer - ASP.NET / C
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Engineers for our NYC team.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of the Silicon Valley, Ivalua is the leadi...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Software Project Engineer - .NET / C
Software Project Engineer - .NET / C
501-1000 employees
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Implementation Engineers for the maintenance and the project teams.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Software Project Engineer - .NET / C
501-1000 employees
Software Project Engineer - .NET / C
We are expanding our technical team and are looking to hire new Software Implementation Engineers for the maintenance and the project teams.<br><br>About Ivalua<br><br>Headquartered in the heart of...
About Ivalua: Ivalua is a company developing a procurement empowerment platform.
Software Developer - .Net / C# (App Dev)
Software Developer - .Net / C# (App Dev)
51-200 employees
Job Summary<br><br>SWC Technology Partners, a BDO USA Company, is a growing IT Solutions Provider. We believe that technology drives innovation, but people are what makes it a success. We are commi...
About SWC Technology Partners: SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize businesses.
Software Developer - .Net / C# (App Dev)
51-200 employees
Software Developer - .Net / C# (App Dev)
Job Summary<br><br>SWC Technology Partners, a BDO USA Company, is a growing IT Solutions Provider. We believe that technology drives innovation, but people are what makes it a success. We are commi...
About SWC Technology Partners: SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize businesses.
Software Developer - .Net / C#
Software Developer - .Net / C#
201-500 employees
Job Summary<br><br>SWC Technology Partners, a BDO USA Company, is a growing IT Solutions Provider. We believe that technology drives innovation, but people are what makes it a success. We are commi...
About SWC Technology Partners: SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize businesses.
Software Developer - .Net / C#
201-500 employees
Software Developer - .Net / C#
Job Summary<br><br>SWC Technology Partners, a BDO USA Company, is a growing IT Solutions Provider. We believe that technology drives innovation, but people are what makes it a success. We are commi...
About SWC Technology Partners: SWC Technology Partners is an award-winning provider of IT solutions to midsize businesses.
Engineer, System Software
Engineer, System Software
201-500 employees
This Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for software deployment on new SDI system products including commercial aviation products to high performance feature rich systems for military an...
About Emcore: EMCORE is a company providing advanced mixed-signal optics products.
Engineer, System Software
201-500 employees
Engineer, System Software
This Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for software deployment on new SDI system products including commercial aviation products to high performance feature rich systems for military an...
About Emcore: EMCORE is a company providing advanced mixed-signal optics products.
Sr. Principal Engineer, System Design
Sr. Principal Engineer, System Design
201-500 employees
Emcore Corporation has an immediate need for a Sr. Principal System Engineer for that is skilled in full life cycle development of Inertial Measurement Units and Navigation Systems preferably using...
About Emcore: EMCORE is a company providing advanced mixed-signal optics products.
Sr. Principal Engineer, System Design
201-500 employees
Sr. Principal Engineer, System Design
Emcore Corporation has an immediate need for a Sr. Principal System Engineer for that is skilled in full life cycle development of Inertial Measurement Units and Navigation Systems preferably using...
About Emcore: EMCORE is a company providing advanced mixed-signal optics products.
IOT Systems Engineer Intern
IOT Systems Engineer Intern
5001+ employees
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sa...
About Zodiac Aerospace: Zodiac Aerospace designs, develops, manufactures, and markets aerospace equipment and systems.
IOT Systems Engineer Intern
5001+ employees
IOT Systems Engineer Intern
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sa...
About Zodiac Aerospace: Zodiac Aerospace designs, develops, manufactures, and markets aerospace equipment and systems.
Java Developer - Futures Technology
Java Developer - Futures Technology
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm'sability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquid...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Java Developer - Futures Technology
5001+ employees
Java Developer - Futures Technology
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Fixed Income, Currency, and Commodities (FICC) Technology plays a key role in the firm'sability to help institutional clients buy and sell financial instruments on liquid...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
CIMD - Platform Infrastructure Engineer
CIMD - Platform Infrastructure Engineer
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We Do<br><br>At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve th...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
CIMD - Platform Infrastructure Engineer
5001+ employees
CIMD - Platform Infrastructure Engineer
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We Do<br><br>At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve th...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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