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  3. Java
  4. C++
  5. C

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
$134,298
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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Top paying cities for Backend Engineers:
Federal - Network Infrastructure Specialist
Federal - Network Infrastructure Specialist
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Washington, DC<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, ...
Federal - Network Infrastructure Specialist
Federal - Network Infrastructure Specialist
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Washington, DC<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, ...
Senior Back-End Software Engineer
Senior Back-End Software Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>We are looking for a creative and self-motivated software engineer to take a central role in developing and maintaining our cutting...
Senior Back-End Software Engineer
Senior Back-End Software Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>We are looking for a creative and self-motivated software engineer to take a central role in developing and maintaining our cutting...
Acquisition Systems Engineer
Acquisition Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC is seeking an experienced mid-grade Systems Engineer to support a government program office.<br><br>The successful candidate will:<br><br>* Apply a th...
Acquisition Systems Engineer
Acquisition Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC is seeking an experienced mid-grade Systems Engineer to support a government program office.<br><br>The successful candidate will:<br><br>* Apply a th...
Systems Engineer - Platform
Systems Engineer - Platform
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC, in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - Office of Information Technolo...
Systems Engineer - Platform
Systems Engineer - Platform
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC, in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - Office of Information Technolo...
Systems Engineer - Active Directory
Systems Engineer - Active Directory
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC, in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - Office of Information Technolo...
Systems Engineer - Active Directory
Systems Engineer - Active Directory
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC, in support of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) - United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) - Office of Information Technolo...
Federal - Web Developer
Federal - Web Developer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Washington, D.C.<br><br>We believe that great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. ...
Federal - Web Developer
Federal - Web Developer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Washington, D.C.<br><br>We believe that great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. ...
Software Engineer Sr - Linux
Software Engineer Sr - Linux
Job Description<br><br>The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining Linux-based Operating Systems for real-time embedded systems on Navy Submarine, Surveillance, ...
Software Engineer Sr - Linux
Software Engineer Sr - Linux
Job Description<br><br>The Senior Software Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining Linux-based Operating Systems for real-time embedded systems on Navy Submarine, Surveillance, ...
Federal - Integration Splunk Engineer
Federal - Integration Splunk Engineer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Washington, DC<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, ...
Federal - Integration Splunk Engineer
Federal - Integration Splunk Engineer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Washington, DC<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, ...
Software Engineer (JAVA)PRINCIPAL I
Software Engineer (JAVA)PRINCIPAL I
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Software Engineer (JAVA)PRINCIPAL I
Software Engineer (JAVA)PRINCIPAL I
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Sr. Application Developer (JAVA)
Sr. Application Developer (JAVA)
Sr. Application Developer<br><br>Gunnison is growing! Join our team.<br><br>Gunnison is seeking energetic and dedicated team member with good foundations in support of our largest client in a long-...
Sr. Application Developer (JAVA)
Sr. Application Developer (JAVA)
Sr. Application Developer<br><br>Gunnison is growing! Join our team.<br><br>Gunnison is seeking energetic and dedicated team member with good foundations in support of our largest client in a long-...
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR I
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR I
The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data...
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR I
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR I
The Software Engineer develops, maintains, and enhances complex and diverse software systems (e.g., processing-intensive analytics, novel algorithm development, manipulation of extremely large data...
Systems EngineerSENIOR I
Systems EngineerSENIOR I
The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designsand d...
Systems EngineerSENIOR I
Systems EngineerSENIOR I
The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designsand d...
Systems Engineer SENIOR II
Systems Engineer SENIOR II
All levels of Systems Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Systems Engineer supports the developmen...
Systems Engineer SENIOR II
Systems Engineer SENIOR II
All levels of Systems Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Systems Engineer supports the developmen...
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR II
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR II
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR II
Software Engineer (SELENIUM/JAVA)SENIOR II
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
Overview:<br><br>Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, ...
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
Overview:<br><br>Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, ...
Integration Engineer, Expert, PID 1129
Integration Engineer, Expert, PID 1129
Come join us and grow your career with CTG! CTG has a new opportunity available with a healthcare services client! Apply with CTG for this exciting opportunity!<br><br>Project Duration: Consulting ...
Integration Engineer, Expert, PID 1129
Integration Engineer, Expert, PID 1129
Come join us and grow your career with CTG! CTG has a new opportunity available with a healthcare services client! Apply with CTG for this exciting opportunity!<br><br>Project Duration: Consulting ...
Software Engineer (JAVA)SENIOR II
Software Engineer (JAVA)SENIOR II
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Software Engineer (JAVA)SENIOR II
Software Engineer (JAVA)SENIOR II
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Chief Systems Engineer
Chief Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems<br><br>Responsible for the overall technical effort on the project, to include the management of ...
Chief Systems Engineer
Chief Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing computer systems<br><br>Responsible for the overall technical effort on the project, to include the management of ...
Software Developer (Systems Software), w/Poly
Software Developer (Systems Software), w/Poly
Job Description<br><br>Required Skills: Strong customer service skills working directly with all levels of customers. Strong communication skills in person, via phone, or in digital format. Develop...
Software Developer (Systems Software), w/Poly
Software Developer (Systems Software), w/Poly
Job Description<br><br>Required Skills: Strong customer service skills working directly with all levels of customers. Strong communication skills in person, via phone, or in digital format. Develop...
TS/SCI Mission Solutions System Engineer
TS/SCI Mission Solutions System Engineer
Job ID SIS20191007-32045 Date posted 07/11/2019 Apply<br><br>Job Title: Mission Solutions System Engineer<br><br>Job ID: SIS20191007-32045<br><br>Job Location: Palm Bay, FL<br><br>Job Description:<...
TS/SCI Mission Solutions System Engineer
TS/SCI Mission Solutions System Engineer
Job ID SIS20191007-32045 Date posted 07/11/2019 Apply<br><br>Job Title: Mission Solutions System Engineer<br><br>Job ID: SIS20191007-32045<br><br>Job Location: Palm Bay, FL<br><br>Job Description:<...
Systems Engineer PRINCIPAL I
Systems Engineer PRINCIPAL I
All levels of Systems Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Systems Engineer supports the developmen...
Systems Engineer PRINCIPAL I
Systems Engineer PRINCIPAL I
All levels of Systems Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Systems Engineer supports the developmen...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designsand d...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designsand d...
Sr. Application Developer (.NET)
Sr. Application Developer (.NET)
Sr. Application Developer (.NET)<br><br>Gunnison is growing! Join our team.<br><br>Gunnison is seeking energetic and dedicated team member with good foundations in support of our largest client in ...
Sr. Application Developer (.NET)
Sr. Application Developer (.NET)
Sr. Application Developer (.NET)<br><br>Gunnison is growing! Join our team.<br><br>Gunnison is seeking energetic and dedicated team member with good foundations in support of our largest client in ...
Systems Engineer Advisor
Systems Engineer Advisor
Job Description<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>The Enterprise & Mission Solution Business Unit currently has an opening for a Senior Storage Engineer to support the Vanguard 2 program. The Van...
Systems Engineer Advisor
Systems Engineer Advisor
Job Description<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>The Enterprise & Mission Solution Business Unit currently has an opening for a Senior Storage Engineer to support the Vanguard 2 program. The Van...
Software Engineer (JAVA)
Software Engineer (JAVA)
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Software Engineer (JAVA)
Software Engineer (JAVA)
All levels of Software Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Software Engineer develops, maintains, ...
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering r...
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering r...
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering r...
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Specialist, Federal Java Developer
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering r...
Systems EngineerSENIOR II
Systems EngineerSENIOR II
The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designsand d...
Systems EngineerSENIOR II
Systems EngineerSENIOR II
The Systems Engineer supports the development of system capabilities from the identification of requirements through the deployment of capabilities through the requirements definition, designsand d...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
All levels of Cyber Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Cyber Engineer designs, develops, document...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
All levels of Cyber Engineer will have the skills listed below. Each level may have additional education, skill and/or experience requirements.<br><br>The Cyber Engineer designs, develops, document...
Systems Engineer - Senior
Systems Engineer - Senior
SENIOR SYSTEM ENGINEER (IEWSD-19-1100-F):<br><br>Bowhead seeks a Senior Systems Engineer to support the IEWS-D program at Fort Belvoir, VA. The Senior Systems Engineer will join our team on the gro...
Systems Engineer - Senior
Systems Engineer - Senior
SENIOR SYSTEM ENGINEER (IEWSD-19-1100-F):<br><br>Bowhead seeks a Senior Systems Engineer to support the IEWS-D program at Fort Belvoir, VA. The Senior Systems Engineer will join our team on the gro...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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