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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
$134,817
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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Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Architect Associate- RCS
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer - Infrastructure
Systems Engineer - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing tech...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - Infrastructure
Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing tech...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) service offered by Amazon Web Services. We operate in over 50 locations worldwide and provide advanced functionality such...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer I
Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) service offered by Amazon Web Services. We operate in over 50 locations worldwide and provide advanced functionality such...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
We're building a new team in Amazon's HQ2 dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) operations organization to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled with deep and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
System Engineer -- EC2
We're building a new team in Amazon's HQ2 dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) operations organization to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled with deep and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
We're building a new team in Amazon's HQ2 dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) operations organization to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled with deep and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
System Engineer -- EC2
We're building a new team in Amazon's HQ2 dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) operations organization to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled with deep and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
We're building a new team in Amazon's HQ2 dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) operations organization to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled with deep and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
System Engineer -- EC2
We're building a new team in Amazon's HQ2 dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) operations organization to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled with deep and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Support Engineer
Systems Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Have you ever thought about helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest clou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Support Engineer
Have you ever thought about helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest clou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineering Associate
Systems Engineering Associate
5001+ employees
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon, with over a million active customers in 190 countries around the world. In 2016 AWS launched more than 1,000 new s...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineering Associate
5001+ employees
Systems Engineering Associate
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon, with over a million active customers in 190 countries around the world. In 2016 AWS launched more than 1,000 new s...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
EC2 Core Platform - System Development Engineer
EC2 Core Platform - System Development Engineer
5001+ employees
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 Core Platform team is looking for experienced systems development engineers to join our expanding team in Herndon, VA just outside of Washington, DC. We offer comp...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
EC2 Core Platform - System Development Engineer
5001+ employees
EC2 Core Platform - System Development Engineer
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 Core Platform team is looking for experienced systems development engineers to join our expanding team in Herndon, VA just outside of Washington, DC. We offer comp...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS Commerce Platform is seeking a talented System Engineer to help bridge the gaps between systems, software, and ops - and are not constrained by how "things are usually done".<br><br>We are recr...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
AWS Commerce Platform is seeking a talented System Engineer to help bridge the gaps between systems, software, and ops - and are not constrained by how "things are usually done".<br><br>We are recr...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer- AWS
Systems Engineer- AWS
5001+ employees
WorkSpaces is leading the cloud desktop revolution and we are looking for systems engineers who know how to design and maintain highly scalable software services. We care deeply about the user expe...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer- AWS
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer- AWS
WorkSpaces is leading the cloud desktop revolution and we are looking for systems engineers who know how to design and maintain highly scalable software services. We care deeply about the user expe...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Linux System Engineer
Linux System Engineer
5001+ employees
Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing tech...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Linux System Engineer
5001+ employees
Linux System Engineer
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About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Support Engineer
Systems Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Have you ever thought about helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest clou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Support Engineer
Have you ever thought about helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest clou...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer- AWS
Systems Engineer- AWS
5001+ employees
WorkSpaces is leading the cloud desktop revolution and we are looking for systems engineers who know how to design and maintain highly scalable software services. We care deeply about the user expe...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer- AWS
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer- AWS
WorkSpaces is leading the cloud desktop revolution and we are looking for systems engineers who know how to design and maintain highly scalable software services. We care deeply about the user expe...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer - AWS Marketplace
Systems Engineer - AWS Marketplace
5001+ employees
Do you enjoy helping agencies in the U.S. Intelligence Community implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud comput...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer - AWS Marketplace
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - AWS Marketplace
Do you enjoy helping agencies in the U.S. Intelligence Community implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud comput...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of mess...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer AWS Storage Services
Systems Engineer AWS Storage Services
5001+ employees
This is an exciting opportunity to join Amazon's world class technical team that supports the Intelligence Community (IC) in either Herndon VA, or Seattle WA! Come work with some of the best and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer AWS Storage Services
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer AWS Storage Services
This is an exciting opportunity to join Amazon's world class technical team that supports the Intelligence Community (IC) in either Herndon VA, or Seattle WA! Come work with some of the best and br...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Support Engineer I - Linux
Cloud Support Engineer I - Linux
5001+ employees
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradi...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Support Engineer I - Linux
5001+ employees
Cloud Support Engineer I - Linux
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradi...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Support Engineer II - Linux
Cloud Support Engineer II - Linux
5001+ employees
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradi...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Support Engineer II - Linux
5001+ employees
Cloud Support Engineer II - Linux
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradi...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing tech...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing tech...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Operations Engineer I-Managed Services
Operations Engineer I-Managed Services
5001+ employees
Amazon's technology business has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services. Now, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) you have the chance to help individuals a...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Operations Engineer I-Managed Services
5001+ employees
Operations Engineer I-Managed Services
Amazon's technology business has a history and tradition of leading the world in Web-related technologies and services. Now, with Amazon Web Services (AWS) you have the chance to help individuals a...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
We're building a new team dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled in the art of integration who can bridge gaps between sy...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Engineer -- EC2
5001+ employees
System Engineer -- EC2
We're building a new team dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to new customers. We are seeking talented engineers skilled in the art of integration who can bridge gaps between sy...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

How HIRED Works

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Respond to interview requests from employers for opportunities that match your goals and salary requirements.

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Accept the opportunity that's right for you and start your
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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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