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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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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
$134,634
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $65,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $135,000.

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Software Developer - SalesForce
Software Developer - SalesForce
5001+ employees
What you'll be doing...<br><br>Verizon Business Markets (VBM) is a newly created strategic business unit within Operations, to serve the wireline communications and networking technology needs of U...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
Software Developer - SalesForce
5001+ employees
Software Developer - SalesForce
What you'll be doing...<br><br>Verizon Business Markets (VBM) is a newly created strategic business unit within Operations, to serve the wireline communications and networking technology needs of U...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
5001+ employees
What you'll be doing...<br><br>Member of a team providing Planning and Technical life cycle management for Verizon Networks with focus on Planning and Technical Management for the Intelligent Edge ...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
5001+ employees
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
What you'll be doing...<br><br>Member of a team providing Planning and Technical life cycle management for Verizon Networks with focus on Planning and Technical Management for the Intelligent Edge ...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
5001+ employees
What you'll be doing...<br><br>Member of a team providing Planning and Technical life cycle management for Verizon Networks with focus on Planning and Technical Management for the Intelligent Edge ...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
5001+ employees
IP Network Infrastructure Planning
What you'll be doing...<br><br>Member of a team providing Planning and Technical life cycle management for Verizon Networks with focus on Planning and Technical Management for the Intelligent Edge ...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
What you'll be doing...<br><br>The System Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day system management of the security infrastructure. This infrastructure is used 24x7 to monitor and management the...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
What you'll be doing...<br><br>The System Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day system management of the security infrastructure. This infrastructure is used 24x7 to monitor and management the...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
What you'll be doing...<br><br>The person in this position will help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of software and ...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer
What you'll be doing...<br><br>The person in this position will help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure. You will be part of a talented team of software and ...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
Senior Java Developer - Oracle SOA
Senior Java Developer - Oracle SOA
5001+ employees
What you'll be doing...<br><br>As a Senior Java Middleware Developer, you will design and implement a highly scalable, highly available applications for Verizon Partner Solutions .You will implemen...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
Senior Java Developer - Oracle SOA
5001+ employees
Senior Java Developer - Oracle SOA
What you'll be doing...<br><br>As a Senior Java Middleware Developer, you will design and implement a highly scalable, highly available applications for Verizon Partner Solutions .You will implemen...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications (formerly Bell Atlantic) is a company providing communications, information, and entertainment products and services.
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
5001+ employees
An experienced consulting professional who has an understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
5001+ employees
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
An experienced consulting professional who has an understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Senior Software Engineer (Web Products)
Senior Software Engineer (Web Products)
5001+ employees
Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.<br>...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Senior Software Engineer (Web Products)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer (Web Products)
Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.<br>...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
5001+ employees
Intermediate consulting position operating independently with some assistance and guidance to provide quality work products to a project team or customer that comply with Oracle methodologies and p...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
5001+ employees
Software Integration Engineer | Opower
Intermediate consulting position operating independently with some assistance and guidance to provide quality work products to a project team or customer that comply with Oracle methodologies and p...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Web Application Developer
Web Application Developer
201-500 employees
ZeniMax Media, the video game powerhouse behind such hits as Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, DOOM, Dishonored, Wolfenstein, and more, is seeking a Web Application Developer for the IT Application Team ...
About ZeniMax: ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.
Web Application Developer
201-500 employees
Web Application Developer
ZeniMax Media, the video game powerhouse behind such hits as Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, DOOM, Dishonored, Wolfenstein, and more, is seeking a Web Application Developer for the IT Application Team ...
About ZeniMax: ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.
Senior Software Engineer (C++) - Content Delivery
Senior Software Engineer (C++) - Content Delivery
201-500 employees
Bethesda.net is looking for a talented software Engineer to join our team to support our windows launcher/patcher and content delivery team. The engineer will be responsible for building various C+...
About ZeniMax: ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.
Senior Software Engineer (C++) - Content Delivery
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer (C++) - Content Delivery
Bethesda.net is looking for a talented software Engineer to join our team to support our windows launcher/patcher and content delivery team. The engineer will be responsible for building various C+...
About ZeniMax: ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ Systems and Network Programmer
Senior Software Engineer - C++ Systems and Network Programmer
201-500 employees
Bethesda Softworks is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. The engineer will be responsible for building various C++ based Bethesda.net technologies and supporting stud...
About ZeniMax: ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ Systems and Network Programmer
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer - C++ Systems and Network Programmer
Bethesda Softworks is looking for a talented Senior Software Engineer to join our team. The engineer will be responsible for building various C++ based Bethesda.net technologies and supporting stud...
About ZeniMax: ZeniMax is a media company connecting game developers, artists, designers, programmers, and talents to create entertainment content.
Constellation Systems Engineer
Constellation Systems Engineer
About Us:<br><br>Spaceflight Industries is a fast growing, venture backed, new space company that requires experienced, creative, and upbeat leaders who enjoy working in agile and dynamic environme...
About Spaceflight Industries: Spaceflight Industries is a space company that combines satellite design, rideshare launch offerings, and geospatial intelligence services.
Constellation Systems Engineer
About Us:<br><br>Spaceflight Industries is a fast growing, venture backed, new space company that requires experienced, creative, and upbeat leaders who enjoy working in agile and dynamic environme...
About Spaceflight Industries: Spaceflight Industries is a space company that combines satellite design, rideshare launch offerings, and geospatial intelligence services.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
Clearance Requirement: The successful candidate must hold an Active TS/SCI security clearance for which the US Government Requires US Citizenship.<br><br>About Us:<br><br>BlackSky, a division of Sp...
About Spaceflight Industries: Spaceflight Industries is a space company that combines satellite design, rideshare launch offerings, and geospatial intelligence services.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Clearance Requirement: The successful candidate must hold an Active TS/SCI security clearance for which the US Government Requires US Citizenship.<br><br>About Us:<br><br>BlackSky, a division of Sp...
About Spaceflight Industries: Spaceflight Industries is a space company that combines satellite design, rideshare launch offerings, and geospatial intelligence services.
Systems Engineer (TS/SCI with Polygraph)
Systems Engineer (TS/SCI with Polygraph)
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI W/ POLYGRAPH SECURITY CLEARANCE (U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED)<br><br>Since our founding in 2001, AIS has provided a supportive place ...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Systems Engineer (TS/SCI with Polygraph)
TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI W/ POLYGRAPH SECURITY CLEARANCE (U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED)<br><br>Since our founding in 2001, AIS has provided a supportive place ...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Cloud Systems Engineer
Cloud Systems Engineer
POLITICO's mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that th...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Cloud Systems Engineer
POLITICO's mission from the very beginning was to win the audience. We dedicate ourselves to providing accurate, non-partisan, impactful information to the right people at the right time so that th...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Symplicity is a U.S. technology company building the world's leading student success software. With two decades of experience in the Education Technology space, we are deployed at more than 1,000 u...
About Symplicity: Symplicity Corporation is a developer of SaaS-based software that enables institutions to streamline processes, improve outcomes and build relationships with their students and customers.
Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Systems Engineer
Symplicity is a U.S. technology company building the world's leading student success software. With two decades of experience in the Education Technology space, we are deployed at more than 1,000 u...
About Symplicity: Symplicity Corporation is a developer of SaaS-based software that enables institutions to streamline processes, improve outcomes and build relationships with their students and customers.
Sr. Server & Platform Engineer
Sr. Server & Platform Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Sr. Server & Platform Engineer<br><br>* Strong architectural knowledge in cloud virtualization platforms like VMWare, Microsoft VMM and Hyper-V<br>* Ext...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Server & Platform Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Server & Platform Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Sr. Server & Platform Engineer<br><br>* Strong architectural knowledge in cloud virtualization platforms like VMWare, Microsoft VMM and Hyper-V<br>* Ext...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Senior Systems Engineer III
Senior Systems Engineer III
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>The mission of Marine Corps Systems Command is to serve as the Department of the Navy's (DON) systems command for Marine Corps ground weapon and informa...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Senior Systems Engineer III
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer III
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>The mission of Marine Corps Systems Command is to serve as the Department of the Navy's (DON) systems command for Marine Corps ground weapon and informa...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
LV Systems Engineer II
LV Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>The mission of Marine Corps Systems Command is to serve as the Department of the Navy's (DON) systems command for Marine Corps ground weapon and informa...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
LV Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
LV Systems Engineer II
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>The mission of Marine Corps Systems Command is to serve as the Department of the Navy's (DON) systems command for Marine Corps ground weapon and informa...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Conducts logical analysis of management problems and management information requirements and formulates mathematical models of problems for solutions by...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Senior Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Conducts logical analysis of management problems and management information requirements and formulates mathematical models of problems for solutions by...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>.<br><br>ManTech is looking for a motivated, multi-disciplined employee to perform as the lead technical engineer for a small enterprise system on a con...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>.<br><br>ManTech is looking for a motivated, multi-disciplined employee to perform as the lead technical engineer for a small enterprise system on a con...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Entering ManTech's 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a "Top 100 Global Technology Company" by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this an...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Software/System Architect
Software/System Architect
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>ManTech is seeking Systems Architects to support a new and exciting healthcare IT program. These positions can be located anywhere in the U.S. and or te...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
Software/System Architect
5001+ employees
Software/System Architect
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>ManTech is seeking Systems Architects to support a new and exciting healthcare IT program. These positions can be located anywhere in the U.S. and or te...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
PTL Integration and Systems Engineer
PTL Integration and Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Become an integral part of a diverse team that delivers unique best value solutions, services, and technologies that meet our clients' mission-critical ...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.
PTL Integration and Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
PTL Integration and Systems Engineer
Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future<br><br>Become an integral part of a diverse team that delivers unique best value solutions, services, and technologies that meet our clients' mission-critical ...
About ManTech International: ManTech International Corporation provides technologies, consulting services and solutions for mission-critical national security programs.

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Choose the right fit

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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