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  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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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.
Cloud System Engineer - UNIX Engineering
Cloud System Engineer - UNIX Engineering
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Cloud Platforms is a global team that develops and manages the Linux & Windows computing platform at Goldman Sachs.<br><br>The cloud engineering team works closely with a...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Cloud System Engineer - UNIX Engineering
5001+ employees
Cloud System Engineer - UNIX Engineering
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Cloud Platforms is a global team that develops and manages the Linux & Windows computing platform at Goldman Sachs.<br><br>The cloud engineering team works closely with a...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Backend Java Developer - CIMD Technology
Backend Java Developer - CIMD Technology
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>ENGINEERING<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 w...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Backend Java Developer - CIMD Technology
5001+ employees
Backend Java Developer - CIMD Technology
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>ENGINEERING<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 w...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
C++/Java Software Engineer - SecDB Architecture
C++/Java Software Engineer - SecDB Architecture
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>The SecDb team is responsible for the engineering and management of a business critical pricing and risk calculation platform used by all the revenue generating and feder...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
C++/Java Software Engineer - SecDB Architecture
5001+ employees
C++/Java Software Engineer - SecDB Architecture
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>The SecDb team is responsible for the engineering and management of a business critical pricing and risk calculation platform used by all the revenue generating and feder...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back-End Developer - Application Development
Back-End Developer - Application Development
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back-End Developer - Application Development
5001+ employees
Back-End Developer - Application Development
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
CIMD - Application Development - Platform Engineering - Infrastructure Engineer
CIMD - Application Development - Platform Engineering - Infrastructure Engineer
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
CIMD - Application Development - Platform Engineering - Infrastructure Engineer
5001+ employees
CIMD - Application Development - Platform Engineering - Infrastructure Engineer
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
5001+ employees
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Back-End Developer - Application Development
Back-End Developer - Application Development
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back-End Developer - Application Development
5001+ employees
Back-End Developer - Application Development
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Low Latency C++ Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
Low Latency C++ Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Low Latency C++ Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
5001+ employees
Low Latency C++ Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Java Quant Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
Java Quant Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Java Quant Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
5001+ employees
Java Quant Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
5001+ employees
Java Trading Systems Developer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Systems and Infrastructure Engineer - Equities Electronic Trading
Systems and Infrastructure Engineer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
Systems and Infrastructure Engineer - Equities Electronic Trading
5001+ employees
Systems and Infrastructure Engineer - Equities Electronic Trading
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.
RMD Tech - Loans Servicing - Senior Java Developer
RMD Tech - Loans Servicing - Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We DoAt Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most c...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
RMD Tech - Loans Servicing - Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
RMD Tech - Loans Servicing - Senior Java Developer
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We DoAt Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most c...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back-End Developer - Consumer Banking Technology
Back-End Developer - Consumer Banking Technology
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We DoAt Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most c...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back-End Developer - Consumer Banking Technology
5001+ employees
Back-End Developer - Consumer Banking Technology
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We DoAt Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most c...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back End Developer - Consumer Technology
Back End Developer - Consumer Technology
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Commercial Banking (CCBD) Consumer and Commercial Banking brings innovative solutions to traditional banking activities. We are a global team of lenders, inv...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back End Developer - Consumer Technology
5001+ employees
Back End Developer - Consumer Technology
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Commercial Banking (CCBD) Consumer and Commercial Banking brings innovative solutions to traditional banking activities. We are a global team of lenders, inv...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back-End Developer - Application Development
Back-End Developer - Application Development
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Back-End Developer - Application Development
5001+ employees
Back-End Developer - Application Development
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)<br><br>The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
DevOps Automation & Systems Engineer - Consumer Tech
DevOps Automation & Systems Engineer - Consumer Tech
5001+ employees
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We DoAt Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most c...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
DevOps Automation & Systems Engineer - Consumer Tech
5001+ employees
DevOps Automation & Systems Engineer - Consumer Tech
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB<br><br>What We DoAt Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most c...
About Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is a multinational financial services firm providing securities, investment banking and management services.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
The Market Risk Team develops software to measure and monitor market risk and capital for the firm's global portfolio. We are responsible to calculate the market risk of the firm. Based on the dail...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
The Market Risk Team develops software to measure and monitor market risk and capital for the firm's global portfolio. We are responsible to calculate the market risk of the firm. Based on the dail...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Web/Java Developer
Web/Java Developer
5001+ employees
Position Title<br><br>Java/Web Software Develper<br><br>Position Description<br><br>A senior application developer with strong HTML5/JavaScript/CSS and Java/Spring development experience is needed ...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Web/Java Developer
5001+ employees
Web/Java Developer
Position Title<br><br>Java/Web Software Develper<br><br>Position Description<br><br>A senior application developer with strong HTML5/JavaScript/CSS and Java/Spring development experience is needed ...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Java Developer
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Java Developer
5001+ employees
Java Developer
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Developer
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Developer
5001+ employees
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Developer
5001+ employees
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Developer
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Java Developer - Financial Crimes Technology
Java Developer - Financial Crimes Technology
5001+ employees
The Financial Crimes Technology (FCT) is a dynamic and fast-paced global group within the Legal, Compliance, and Corporate Governance Technology (LCG) organization. We are responsible for implement...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Java Developer - Financial Crimes Technology
5001+ employees
Java Developer - Financial Crimes Technology
The Financial Crimes Technology (FCT) is a dynamic and fast-paced global group within the Legal, Compliance, and Corporate Governance Technology (LCG) organization. We are responsible for implement...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Java Scala Developer
Java Scala Developer
5001+ employees
The Fixed Income Division (FID) Credit team is focused on delivering technology that allows Morgan Stanley to continue to grow its highly successful corporate credit trading business ? a key growth...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Java Scala Developer
5001+ employees
Java Scala Developer
The Fixed Income Division (FID) Credit team is focused on delivering technology that allows Morgan Stanley to continue to grow its highly successful corporate credit trading business ? a key growth...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Entitlements Platform Software Engineer - Application Infrastructure
Entitlements Platform Software Engineer - Application Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Entitlements Platform Software Engineer - Application Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Entitlements Platform Software Engineer - Application Infrastructure
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.
Senior Java Developer
5001+ employees
Senior Java Developer
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.
C# Developer
C# Developer
5001+ employees
The team develops real-time Risk and PnL system for flow interest rates products, and covers Interest Rates and FXEM business in major global trading regions. The work includes projects/system chan...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
C# Developer
5001+ employees
C# Developer
The team develops real-time Risk and PnL system for flow interest rates products, and covers Interest Rates and FXEM business in major global trading regions. The work includes projects/system chan...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
C# / .NET Dev
C# / .NET Dev
5001+ employees
Since our founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley has been committed to serving local and global communities by being a market leader in Investment Banking, Securities, Investment Management and Wealth Ma...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
C# / .NET Dev
5001+ employees
C# / .NET Dev
Since our founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley has been committed to serving local and global communities by being a market leader in Investment Banking, Securities, Investment Management and Wealth Ma...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is a global financial services firm that advises, originates, trades, manages, and distributes capital.
Core Java Developer (Prime Brokerage)
Core Java Developer (Prime Brokerage)
5001+ employees
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.
Core Java Developer (Prime Brokerage)
5001+ employees
Core Java Developer (Prime Brokerage)
Company Profile<br><br>Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.
Java/Scala Developer
Java/Scala Developer
5001+ employees
Morgan Stanley is a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.
Java/Scala Developer
5001+ employees
Java/Scala Developer
Morgan Stanley is a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.
Java/Scala Developer
Java/Scala Developer
5001+ employees
Morgan Stanley is a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.
Java/Scala Developer
5001+ employees
Java/Scala Developer
Morgan Stanley is a market leader in investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. Technology works as a strategic partner with Morgan Stanley business units...
About Morgan Stanley: Morgan Stanley is an American financial services company that offers securities, asset management, and credit services.

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