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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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

Backend Engineer Jobs in Toronto

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A Backend Engineer is a skilled web developer who focuses on the technologies that power websites, such as databases, servers and server-side applications. Much of the work done by a Backend Engineer stays invisible to users but is critical for site’s to perform efficiently. Some of the duties of a Backend Engineer may include ensuring compatibility on particular mobile devices.

Backend Engineers are skilled in server-side languages such as Java, Ruby, PHP and Python. They may also work with data-centric tools such as Oracle and MySQL. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that job opportunities for web developers, including Backend Engineers, will grow by as much as 15 percent by 2026.

Living and Working in Toronto

Toronto’s economy is driven by a mix of finance, manufacturing and tech sectors. The city is home to five of the largest Canadian banks as well as half of the major corporations located in Canada. Toronto is also a major tourist destination, drawing over 40 million visitors every year. In addition, the city has a high concentration of technology companies—the third largest on the continent—as well as a growing cluster of biotech companies, centered in the Discovery District.

Like almost any major urban area, Toronto offers a nice balance of restaurants, museums, malls and local cultural attractions. The city is connected by an effective transportation system that includes trains, streetcars and subway, but many of the residents enjoy walking whenever the weather permits. Some of the popular attractions include the CN Tower, Union Station and the famous underground PATH.

We don't have enough data for Toronto,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Toronto earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
C$106,605
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of C$65,000 to a high of C$180,000, with a median salary of C$102,000.

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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.
Principal Consultant - C#, Java, Middleware and RDBMS
Principal Consultant - C#, Java, Middleware and RDBMS
5001+ employees
About State Street: State Street Corporation is a financial holding company, providing a full range of products and services for large pools of investment assets.
Principal Consultant - C#, Java, Middleware and RDBMS
5001+ employees
Principal Consultant - C#, Java, Middleware and RDBMS
About State Street: State Street Corporation is a financial holding company, providing a full range of products and services for large pools of investment assets.
(CAN-ON-Toronto) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Professional Services
(CAN-ON-Toronto) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Professional Services
5001+ employees
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
(CAN-ON-Toronto) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Professional Services
5001+ employees
(CAN-ON-Toronto) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, Professional Services
About Google: Google is a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products.
Senior Software Engineer, Pipeline
Senior Software Engineer, Pipeline
501-1000 employees
About PagerDuty: PagerDuty is a software-as-a-service company providing solutions to protect businesses from downtime and system unreliability.
Senior Software Engineer, Pipeline
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Pipeline
About PagerDuty: PagerDuty is a software-as-a-service company providing solutions to protect businesses from downtime and system unreliability.
Intern - Infrastructure Engineering (12 month contract)
Intern - Infrastructure Engineering (12 month contract)
About Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is an organization responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers.
Intern - Infrastructure Engineering (12 month contract)
About Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is an organization responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers.
Infrastructure Engineering - Cloud Specialist
Infrastructure Engineering - Cloud Specialist
About Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is an organization responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers.
Infrastructure Engineering - Cloud Specialist
About Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is an organization responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers.
Infrastructure Engineering - Cloud Specialist
Infrastructure Engineering - Cloud Specialist
About Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is an organization responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers.
Infrastructure Engineering - Cloud Specialist
About Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan: Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is an organization responsible for administering defined-benefit pensions for school teachers.
Senior Backend Java Developer
Senior Backend Java Developer
5001+ employees
About Parsons: Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets.
Senior Backend Java Developer
5001+ employees
Senior Backend Java Developer
About Parsons: Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets.
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
About LeafLink: LeafLink is a developer of a cannabis e-commerce platform designed for orders, sales and relationship management for cannabis product brands and retailers.
Senior Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
About LeafLink: LeafLink is a developer of a cannabis e-commerce platform designed for orders, sales and relationship management for cannabis product brands and retailers.
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
About Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank): Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and financial services provider.
Senior Java Developer
About Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank): Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and financial services provider.
Sr Java Developer
Sr Java Developer
About Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank): Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and financial services provider.
Sr Java Developer
About Bank of Nova Scotia (Scotiabank): Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and financial services provider.
Intermediate .NET Developer
Intermediate .NET Developer
1501-5000 employees
About Valtech: Founded in 1993, Valtech is a pioneering company in the technology and digital space, listed on Euronext in Paris.
Intermediate .NET Developer
1501-5000 employees
Intermediate .NET Developer
About Valtech: Founded in 1993, Valtech is a pioneering company in the technology and digital space, listed on Euronext in Paris.
IT System Engineer
IT System Engineer
201-500 employees
About Lookout: Lookout is a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions for mobile security for enterprises, government agencies, and individuals.
IT System Engineer
201-500 employees
IT System Engineer
About Lookout: Lookout is a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions for mobile security for enterprises, government agencies, and individuals.
Lead .NET Developer
Lead .NET Developer
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Lead .NET Developer
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Team Lead - Impact ICI
Team Lead - Impact ICI
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Team Lead - Impact ICI
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Senior Java Developer (Wealth Management)
Senior Java Developer (Wealth Management)
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Senior Java Developer (Wealth Management)
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Java Developer (Capital Markets)
Java Developer (Capital Markets)
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Java Developer (Capital Markets)
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Senior .NET Developer - Equities
Senior .NET Developer - Equities
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
Senior .NET Developer - Equities
About Bank of Montreal (BMO): Bank of Montreal is a financial services provider that offers retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and solutions.
MTS Power IP Systems Design Engineer - 73261
MTS Power IP Systems Design Engineer - 73261
5001+ employees
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
MTS Power IP Systems Design Engineer - 73261
5001+ employees
MTS Power IP Systems Design Engineer - 73261
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
Systems Design Engineer 2 - 71463
Systems Design Engineer 2 - 71463
5001+ employees
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
Systems Design Engineer 2 - 71463
5001+ employees
Systems Design Engineer 2 - 71463
About AMD: Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is a semiconductor company that designs and develops graphics units, processors, and media solutions.
Sr Back End Developer (Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1)
Sr Back End Developer (Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1)
5001+ employees
About Rogers Communications: Rogers Communications is a diversified communications and media company engaged in wireless voice and data communications services.
Sr Back End Developer (Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1)
5001+ employees
Sr Back End Developer (Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1)
About Rogers Communications: Rogers Communications is a diversified communications and media company engaged in wireless voice and data communications services.
Channel Systems Engineer
Channel Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks produces hardware firewall products that take an app-centric method for traffic classification and enable app visibility.
Channel Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Channel Systems Engineer
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks produces hardware firewall products that take an app-centric method for traffic classification and enable app visibility.
Senior Software Engineer - Java
Senior Software Engineer - Java
201-500 employees
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
Senior Software Engineer - Java
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Java
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
ASIC Design Audio Systems Engineer - Multimedia / Audio
ASIC Design Audio Systems Engineer - Multimedia / Audio
5001+ employees
About Qualcomm: Qualcomm is a semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services.
ASIC Design Audio Systems Engineer - Multimedia / Audio
5001+ employees
ASIC Design Audio Systems Engineer - Multimedia / Audio
About Qualcomm: Qualcomm is a semiconductor company that designs, manufactures, and markets digital wireless telecommunications products and services.
Back-end Engineer
Back-end Engineer
5001+ employees
About Manulife Financial: Manulife Financial is a financial services company engaged in providing customers with financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and ins...
Back-end Engineer
5001+ employees
Back-end Engineer
About Manulife Financial: Manulife Financial is a financial services company engaged in providing customers with financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and ins...
Salesforce Engineering Lead
Salesforce Engineering Lead
5001+ employees
About Manulife Financial: Manulife Financial is a financial services company engaged in providing customers with financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and ins...
Salesforce Engineering Lead
5001+ employees
Salesforce Engineering Lead
About Manulife Financial: Manulife Financial is a financial services company engaged in providing customers with financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and ins...
Senior Software Analyst (C/C++) - Tools & Simulators
Senior Software Analyst (C/C++) - Tools & Simulators
5001+ employees
About Thales: Thales is a provider of technology solutions for customers in the aerospace, space, defense, security, and ground transportation markets.
Senior Software Analyst (C/C++) - Tools & Simulators
5001+ employees
Senior Software Analyst (C/C++) - Tools & Simulators
About Thales: Thales is a provider of technology solutions for customers in the aerospace, space, defense, security, and ground transportation markets.
Modernization Infrastructure Architect
Modernization Infrastructure Architect
Modernization Infrastructure Architect
Modernization Infrastructure Architect
Senior Software Engineer - Python
Senior Software Engineer - Python
Senior Software Engineer - Python
Senior Software Engineer - Python
Salesforce Application Developer
Salesforce Application Developer
Salesforce Application Developer
Salesforce Application Developer

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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