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Backend Engineer Jobs in Washington D.C.

Find Backend Engineer Jobs in the Washington, D.C., Area

Backend Engineers are tasked with building the server-side of a web application. These specialists are sometimes referred to as backend developers and usually have years of experience, as well as a bachelor's or higher in computer science. Backend Engineers are familiar with programming languages like Java, C++, Ruby, Node.js and Python. They may collaborate in a team with frontend developers in order to make sure everything is running smoothly. These specialists are experienced with CMS, APIs and cloud-computing integrations. They will write code that effectively communicates the database information to the browser. Backend Engineers have knowledge of web server technology like Apache and Nginx. They also understand frameworks like Express.js, as well as version control and security compliances.

Living and Working in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., features booming education and tourism sectors. This city is home to lobbying groups, as well as national trade unions. Being the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., has an economy that's highly built on government. It's host to international organizations like the World Bank and foreign embassies.

Washington, D.C., is a popular tourist destination. This city has a lot of historic places to explore, including monuments and museums. All three branches of the federal government is located in Washington, D.C. The White House and the Capitol are just some of the iconic sites residents and travelers to the area come to visit. It's also simple to get around in this city through the use of public transportation and Uber.

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so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Washington D.C. earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$123,082
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $70,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $125,000.

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Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and instit...
About BGC Partners: BGC Partners is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets.
Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Systems Engineer
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and instit...
About BGC Partners: BGC Partners is a brokerage company servicing the wholesale financial and real estate markets.
SAP Concur- Software Engineer- Service Integration Team Job
SAP Concur- Software Engineer- Service Integration Team Job
201-500 employees
Requisition ID: 216942<br><br>Work Area: Software-Design and Development<br><br>Expected Travel: 0 - 10%<br><br>Career Status: Professional<br><br>Employment Type: Regular Full Time<br><br>COMPANY ...
About Gigya: Gigya is a provider of customer identity management platform which helps companies build trusted customer relationships based on transparency and personal data control.
SAP Concur- Software Engineer- Service Integration Team Job
201-500 employees
SAP Concur- Software Engineer- Service Integration Team Job
Requisition ID: 216942<br><br>Work Area: Software-Design and Development<br><br>Expected Travel: 0 - 10%<br><br>Career Status: Professional<br><br>Employment Type: Regular Full Time<br><br>COMPANY ...
About Gigya: Gigya is a provider of customer identity management platform which helps companies build trusted customer relationships based on transparency and personal data control.
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.
Staff Engineer Systems
Staff Engineer Systems
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff Engineer Systems
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Cyber Sr Principal Java Software Engineer - TS/SCI/Poly
Cyber Sr Principal Java Software Engineer - TS/SCI/Poly
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented self-motivated Senior Java Software Engineer to join an exciting, complex, mission-focused software development project working with a team of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Cyber Sr Principal Java Software Engineer - TS/SCI/Poly
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented self-motivated Senior Java Software Engineer to join an exciting, complex, mission-focused software development project working with a team of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr. Principal Engineer Systems
Sr. Principal Engineer Systems
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr. Principal Engineer Systems
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff Cyber Systems Engineer TS/SCI/Poly
Staff Cyber Systems Engineer TS/SCI/Poly
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. We are currently lo...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff Cyber Systems Engineer TS/SCI/Poly
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. We are currently lo...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Software Engineer (PHP) - Secret
Software Engineer (PHP) - Secret
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector/Integrated Intelligence business unit is seeking a Software Engineer for a program that provides large scale development, testing, deployment and O&M for the...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Software Engineer (PHP) - Secret
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems Sector/Integrated Intelligence business unit is seeking a Software Engineer for a program that provides large scale development, testing, deployment and O&M for the...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Systems Engineer
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff IT Infrastructure Systems Tech Lead 5 - TS/SCI/Poly required
Staff IT Infrastructure Systems Tech Lead 5 - TS/SCI/Poly required
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Systems Technical Lead to guide multiple engineering teams responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of Enterprise IT infra...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff IT Infrastructure Systems Tech Lead 5 - TS/SCI/Poly required
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Systems Technical Lead to guide multiple engineering teams responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of Enterprise IT infra...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Cloud and Infrastructure Virtualization Engineer 2/3 - TS/SCI required
Cloud and Infrastructure Virtualization Engineer 2/3 - TS/SCI required
Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Mid-level Cloud and Infrastructure Engineer with an active Top Secret and SCI Clearance for The Naval Research Lab. The engineer will be part ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Cloud and Infrastructure Virtualization Engineer 2/3 - TS/SCI required
Northrop Grumman's Mission Systems Sector is seeking a Mid-level Cloud and Infrastructure Engineer with an active Top Secret and SCI Clearance for The Naval Research Lab. The engineer will be part ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northro...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Systems Engineer
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northro...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northro...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Systems Engineer
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northro...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff IT Infrastructure Systems Engineer 5 - TS/SCI/Poly required
Staff IT Infrastructure Systems Engineer 5 - TS/SCI/Poly required
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to support multiple engineering teams responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of Enterprise IT infrastru...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff IT Infrastructure Systems Engineer 5 - TS/SCI/Poly required
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to support multiple engineering teams responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of Enterprise IT infrastru...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff Salesforce Architect
Staff Salesforce Architect
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff Salesforce Architect
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr. Principal Engineer Systems
Sr. Principal Engineer Systems
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr. Principal Engineer Systems
Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Java Software Engineer-TS/SCI/Poly
Java Software Engineer-TS/SCI/Poly
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented self-motivated junior Java Software Engineer to join an exciting, complex, mission-focused software development project working with a team of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Java Software Engineer-TS/SCI/Poly
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented self-motivated junior Java Software Engineer to join an exciting, complex, mission-focused software development project working with a team of...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal Engineer Systems
Principal Engineer Systems
Northrup Grumman Space Systems Division, Innovation Systems is seeking a Development Operations Engineer. A successful development operations candidate has an in-depth understanding of full-stack d...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal Engineer Systems
Northrup Grumman Space Systems Division, Innovation Systems is seeking a Development Operations Engineer. A successful development operations candidate has an in-depth understanding of full-stack d...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr Principal Cyber Information Systems Engineer
Sr Principal Cyber Information Systems Engineer
Join the men and women of Northrop Grumman Information Systems in meeting some of the largest, most complex systems challenges imaginable for government, military and business.<br><br>Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr Principal Cyber Information Systems Engineer
Join the men and women of Northrop Grumman Information Systems in meeting some of the largest, most complex systems challenges imaginable for government, military and business.<br><br>Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff Engineer Systems Architect
Staff Engineer Systems Architect
Designs and develops system architectures, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer sp...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Staff Engineer Systems Architect
Designs and develops system architectures, and defines key capabilities and performance requirements. Defines design and technology maturity constraints of the system in accordance with customer sp...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr Principal Engineer Communnication Systems
Sr Principal Engineer Communnication Systems
Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems, Space Systems Group - Integrated Operations is looking for an experienced Sr. Prin Systems Engineer to join the Ground System team to work with DOD Customers to...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr Principal Engineer Communnication Systems
Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems, Space Systems Group - Integrated Operations is looking for an experienced Sr. Prin Systems Engineer to join the Ground System team to work with DOD Customers to...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal Cyber Systems Engineer
Principal Cyber Systems Engineer
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal Cyber Systems Engineer
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal .Net Developer
Principal .Net Developer
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal .Net Developer
Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grum...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal Software Engineer 3 - PHP/jQuery - TS/SCI
Principal Software Engineer 3 - PHP/jQuery - TS/SCI
Northrop Grumman Information Systems Sector/ Integrated Intelligence business unit is seeking a mid to senior software developer for a program that provides large scale development, testing, deploy...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Principal Software Engineer 3 - PHP/jQuery - TS/SCI
Northrop Grumman Information Systems Sector/ Integrated Intelligence business unit is seeking a mid to senior software developer for a program that provides large scale development, testing, deploy...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Senior Cyber Systems Engineer 4
Senior Cyber Systems Engineer 4
How do cyber terrorists get past the industry's best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks.<br><br>If ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Senior Cyber Systems Engineer 4
How do cyber terrorists get past the industry's best? They don't. There are too many of us fighting virtual threats, protecting enterprises and entire countries from large-scale attacks.<br><br>If ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Cyber/Pr Cyber Systems Engineer
Cyber/Pr Cyber Systems Engineer
Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for our customers? Do you want to be part of a ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Cyber/Pr Cyber Systems Engineer
Are you motivated to work in an environment that will challenge you, force you to continuously innovate, and work on solutions that make a difference for our customers? Do you want to be part of a ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr Principal Engineer Communication Systems
Sr Principal Engineer Communication Systems
Analyzes, models, designs and simulates communications systems, subsystems, and algorithms for communication networks, data links, digital radio, battle management, and command and control systems ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Sr Principal Engineer Communication Systems
Analyzes, models, designs and simulates communications systems, subsystems, and algorithms for communication networks, data links, digital radio, battle management, and command and control systems ...
About Northrop Grumman: Northrop Grumman is a provider of autonomous systems, strike, logistics, C4ISR and cyber solutions for government and commercial customers.
Back End Developer
Back End Developer
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and s...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction services.
Back End Developer
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and s...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction services.
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and s...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction services.
Senior Java Developer
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and s...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction services.
Jr. Java Developer
Jr. Java Developer
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and s...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction services.
Jr. Java Developer
"Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and s...
About Jacobs Engineering: Jacobs Engineering provides professional, technical, and construction 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