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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
$135,718
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $60,000 to a high of $250,000, with a median salary of $140,000.

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Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
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Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
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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
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Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
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...
Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
Lead Specialist, Federal Systems Engineer
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Network/Server Administrator / IA Engineer (1275-688)
Administration and day-to-day up keep of various infrastructure components including but not limited to network switching, servers, hosts, VMs, Microsoft applications and services. Hands-on trouble...
Network/Server Administrator / IA Engineer (1275-688)
Network/Server Administrator / IA Engineer (1275-688)
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Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
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Linux System Administrator/Engineer
Linux System Administrator/Engineer
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Linux System Administrator/Engineer
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Windows Server Engineer
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Windows Server Engineer
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Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
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Junior Systems Engineer
Junior Systems Engineer
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Java Developer
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Systems Admin--Desktop Software Packaging--TS/SCI REQUIRED
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Sr. Systems Engineer
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Java Developer
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Windows Server Engineer w/ DoD Top Secret
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
SharePoint/.Net Developer
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
SharePoint/.Net Developer
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
SharePoint/.Net Developer
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
SharePoint/.Net Developer
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
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Software Developer (Systems Software), w/Poly
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
SharePoint/.Net Developer
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
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SharePoint/.Net Developer
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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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