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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
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$135,820
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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C# .Net Developer
C# .Net Developer
Job Description<br><br>Job Title: C#. NET Developer<br><br>Location: Washington, DC<br><br>Job Overview:<br><br>Our program is tasked with creating both new and rewriting legacy applications in a m...
C# .Net Developer
C# .Net Developer
Job Description<br><br>Job Title: C#. NET Developer<br><br>Location: Washington, DC<br><br>Job Overview:<br><br>Our program is tasked with creating both new and rewriting legacy applications in a m...
.NET Developer
.NET Developer
Serves as an Agile Scrum team member providing software development and maintenance services for the delivery of releasable software. Responsible for activities associated with delivery of software...
.NET Developer
.NET Developer
Serves as an Agile Scrum team member providing software development and maintenance services for the delivery of releasable software. Responsible for activities associated with delivery of software...
Senior Software Systems Engineer
Senior Software Systems Engineer
Progeny Systems Corporation has an opening for a Software Systems Engineer to support defining and documenting the capabilities and architecture for Submarine Payload (Weapons and Unmanned Vehicle)...
Senior Software Systems Engineer
Senior Software Systems Engineer
Progeny Systems Corporation has an opening for a Software Systems Engineer to support defining and documenting the capabilities and architecture for Submarine Payload (Weapons and Unmanned Vehicle)...
Federal - Java Developer
Federal - Java Developer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Arlington, VA<br><br>We believe that great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By ...
Federal - Java Developer
Federal - Java Developer
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Arlington, VA<br><br>We believe that great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By ...
Systems Eng, Prin
Systems Eng, Prin
Responsibilities<br><br>Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable...
Systems Eng, Prin
Systems Eng, Prin
Responsibilities<br><br>Using a holistic approach, designs, develops, evaluates and modifies end-to-end systems and systems-oriented products through their entire life cycle. Generates quantifiable...
PCS Entry Level Systems Engineer
PCS Entry Level Systems Engineer
Progeny Systems is seeking a junior level Systems Engineer to provide support for the definition and development of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of the Payload Control...
PCS Entry Level Systems Engineer
PCS Entry Level Systems Engineer
Progeny Systems is seeking a junior level Systems Engineer to provide support for the definition and development of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of the Payload Control...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Position Description:<br><br>Do you enjoy fixing problems for others? Are you a fan of Enterprise Architecture? Are you the expert your peers look to when they want something designed right the fir...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Position Description:<br><br>Do you enjoy fixing problems for others? Are you a fan of Enterprise Architecture? Are you the expert your peers look to when they want something designed right the fir...
Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Systems Engineer
Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Systems Engineer
We are seeking an experienced Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Systems Engineer in Manassas, VA .<br><br>Job duties include but are not limited to;<br><br>Writing, editing and managing technical ...
Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Systems Engineer
Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Systems Engineer
We are seeking an experienced Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Systems Engineer in Manassas, VA .<br><br>Job duties include but are not limited to;<br><br>Writing, editing and managing technical ...
CWL Software/Integration Engineer
CWL Software/Integration Engineer
Progeny has an opening for a Software/Integration Engineer in Manassas, Virginia. The selected candidate will join a highly talented team responsible for developing the state of the art Common Weap...
CWL Software/Integration Engineer
CWL Software/Integration Engineer
Progeny has an opening for a Software/Integration Engineer in Manassas, Virginia. The selected candidate will join a highly talented team responsible for developing the state of the art Common Weap...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Provides support for the development and maintenance of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of Navy Information Systems.<br><br>Duties and Responsibilities<br><br>* Analyze c...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Provides support for the development and maintenance of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of Navy Information Systems.<br><br>Duties and Responsibilities<br><br>* Analyze c...
PCS Software Systems Engineer
PCS Software Systems Engineer
Software Systems Engineer to provide support for the definition and development of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of the Payload Control System. Work location will be in...
PCS Software Systems Engineer
PCS Software Systems Engineer
Software Systems Engineer to provide support for the definition and development of systems engineering documentation and processes in support of the Payload Control System. Work location will be in...
Jr Java Developer
Jr Java Developer
Meet our professionals<br><br>CGI: An employer of choice<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>If you are a hands-on Java Developer who is motivated by helping clients maintain and improve their exis...
Jr Java Developer
Jr Java Developer
Meet our professionals<br><br>CGI: An employer of choice<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>If you are a hands-on Java Developer who is motivated by helping clients maintain and improve their exis...
Software/System Integrator, Entry to Mid Level
Software/System Integrator, Entry to Mid Level
Seeking an entry- or mid-level integration engineer to join a team responsible for integrating cybersecurity software for the US Navy submarine and surface fleet. This team is responsible for analy...
Software/System Integrator, Entry to Mid Level
Software/System Integrator, Entry to Mid Level
Seeking an entry- or mid-level integration engineer to join a team responsible for integrating cybersecurity software for the US Navy submarine and surface fleet. This team is responsible for analy...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Looking for a highly motivated, mid/senior level System Engineer (5-15 years) to support development and delivery of security products for the US Navy. Must possess excellent verbal and written com...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Looking for a highly motivated, mid/senior level System Engineer (5-15 years) to support development and delivery of security products for the US Navy. Must possess excellent verbal and written com...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Looking for a highly motivated, mid/senior level System Engineer (5-15 years) to support development and delivery of security products for the US Navy. Must possess excellent verbal and written com...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Looking for a highly motivated, mid/senior level System Engineer (5-15 years) to support development and delivery of security products for the US Navy. Must possess excellent verbal and written com...
Entry to Mid-level Systems Engineer
Entry to Mid-level Systems Engineer
Entry to Mid-level systems engineer to join the team responsible for the design, development, production, integration and life cycle support of the active sonar Transmit Group (TG) onboard U.S. Nav...
Entry to Mid-level Systems Engineer
Entry to Mid-level Systems Engineer
Entry to Mid-level systems engineer to join the team responsible for the design, development, production, integration and life cycle support of the active sonar Transmit Group (TG) onboard U.S. Nav...
Cyber Analyst IV/Systems Architect III
Cyber Analyst IV/Systems Architect III
Cyber Analyst IV/Systems Architect III: Responsible for providing customer support in solving all phases of complex cyber security related technical issues. Prepares and updates documentation on ac...
Cyber Analyst IV/Systems Architect III
Cyber Analyst IV/Systems Architect III
Cyber Analyst IV/Systems Architect III: Responsible for providing customer support in solving all phases of complex cyber security related technical issues. Prepares and updates documentation on ac...
Cyber Analyst III/Systems Architect II (Team Lead)
Cyber Analyst III/Systems Architect II (Team Lead)
Cyber Analyst III/Systems Architect II (Team Lead): Responsible for providing customer support in solving all phases of complex cyber security related technical issues. Will be responsible for crea...
Cyber Analyst III/Systems Architect II (Team Lead)
Cyber Analyst III/Systems Architect II (Team Lead)
Cyber Analyst III/Systems Architect II (Team Lead): Responsible for providing customer support in solving all phases of complex cyber security related technical issues. Will be responsible for crea...
Ground Systems Operations Engineer
Ground Systems Operations Engineer
Responsibilities<br><br>The Joint Polar Satellite Systems (JPSS) Program (www.jpss.noaa.gov) is a NOAA project (under the National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service [NESDIS]) dev...
Ground Systems Operations Engineer
Ground Systems Operations Engineer
Responsibilities<br><br>The Joint Polar Satellite Systems (JPSS) Program (www.jpss.noaa.gov) is a NOAA project (under the National Environmental Satellite Data and Information Service [NESDIS]) dev...
Java Automation Developer
Java Automation Developer
Meet our professionals<br><br>CGI: An employer of choice<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>CGI has an immediate need for a Java Automation Tester with proven experience with Selenium/Gherkin to j...
Java Automation Developer
Java Automation Developer
Meet our professionals<br><br>CGI: An employer of choice<br><br>Position Description:<br><br>CGI has an immediate need for a Java Automation Tester with proven experience with Selenium/Gherkin to j...
Senior Control Systems Engineer
Senior Control Systems Engineer
We are seeking an innovative engineer to help us provide world-class guidance and control research and development for a wide variety of flight systems. Our team provides expertise on a multitude o...
Senior Control Systems Engineer
Senior Control Systems Engineer
We are seeking an innovative engineer to help us provide world-class guidance and control research and development for a wide variety of flight systems. Our team provides expertise on a multitude o...
Principal Systems Engineer-Horizon 2
Principal Systems Engineer-Horizon 2
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as on-site factory representative managing contractor performance in research, development, integration, and test of a major Air Fo...
Principal Systems Engineer-Horizon 2
Principal Systems Engineer-Horizon 2
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION: Serves as on-site factory representative managing contractor performance in research, development, integration, and test of a major Air Fo...
System Engineer (Senior)
System Engineer (Senior)
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Systems Engineer<br><br>SAIC has openings for top talent to join our SETA to assist an Intelligence Community customer in the Northern Virginia area. Quali...
System Engineer (Senior)
System Engineer (Senior)
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Systems Engineer<br><br>SAIC has openings for top talent to join our SETA to assist an Intelligence Community customer in the Northern Virginia area. Quali...
System Engineer (Mid)
System Engineer (Mid)
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Systems Engineer (Mid)<br><br>SAIC has openings for top talent to join our SETA to assist an Intelligence Community customer in the Northern Virginia area....
System Engineer (Mid)
System Engineer (Mid)
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Systems Engineer (Mid)<br><br>SAIC has openings for top talent to join our SETA to assist an Intelligence Community customer in the Northern Virginia area....
.Net/C# Developer
.Net/C# Developer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidate will create and maintain custom web applications and<br><br>
.Net/C# Developer
.Net/C# Developer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidate will create and maintain custom web applications and<br><br>
Software Engineer / OOP / C++ / Java / Manassas, VA
Software Engineer / OOP / C++ / Java / Manassas, VA
Job Description<br><br>This position will be responsible for developing SW for real-time embedded systems on Submarine, Surveillance and Surface Ship programs. Will be expected to participate in al...
Software Engineer / OOP / C++ / Java / Manassas, VA
Software Engineer / OOP / C++ / Java / Manassas, VA
Job Description<br><br>This position will be responsible for developing SW for real-time embedded systems on Submarine, Surveillance and Surface Ship programs. Will be expected to participate in al...
Sr Java Developer
Sr Java Developer
Job Description:<br><br>The Civil Health Group of Leidos is seeking a Senior Java Developer in Baltimore, MD to support the FDA SIRCE contract.<br><br>The SIRCE program supports the Food and Drug A...
Sr Java Developer
Sr Java Developer
Job Description:<br><br>The Civil Health Group of Leidos is seeking a Senior Java Developer in Baltimore, MD to support the FDA SIRCE contract.<br><br>The SIRCE program supports the Food and Drug A...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The selected candidate will be the a member of our Sentient Prototype Operations Transition (SPOT) team. Sentient is an effort to identify emerging technologies and capabilit...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The selected candidate will be the a member of our Sentient Prototype Operations Transition (SPOT) team. Sentient is an effort to identify emerging technologies and capabilit...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide support for the CIO-T/TF/TFIC Integration Demand Branch.<br><br>Duties include:<br><br>* Provide insight and ...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>SAIC is seeking a Systems Engineer to provide support for the CIO-T/TF/TFIC Integration Demand Branch.<br><br>Duties include:<br><br>* Provide insight and ...
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>JOB DESC...
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer(Cross Domain) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>Bonus (Hiring/Relocation) available for Qualified Candidates with Active TS/SCI clearances<br><br>This position is located in San Diego, CA<br><br>JOB DESC...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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