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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
$134,875
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 $135,000.

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Systems Engineer - Senior
Systems Engineer - Senior
Systems Engineer- Senior (IEWSD-19-0291-F)<br><br>Bowhead seeks a Senior Systems Engineer (SSE) to support the IEWS-D program at Fort Belvoir, VA. The SSE will perform, and develop tests for new an...
Systems Engineer - Senior
Systems Engineer - Senior
Systems Engineer- Senior (IEWSD-19-0291-F)<br><br>Bowhead seeks a Senior Systems Engineer (SSE) to support the IEWS-D program at Fort Belvoir, VA. The SSE will perform, and develop tests for new an...
Federal - Systems/Software Integration Specialist (Junior)
Federal - Systems/Software Integration Specialist (Junior)
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Falls Church, VA<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington...
Federal - Systems/Software Integration Specialist (Junior)
Federal - Systems/Software Integration Specialist (Junior)
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Falls Church, VA<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington...
Back-End Software Engineer
Back-End Software Engineer
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Exe...
Back-End Software Engineer
Back-End Software Engineer
Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia<br><br>At Capital One, we're building a leading information-based technology company. Still founder-led by Chairman and Chief Exe...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>Leidos is seeking a Systems Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the development of an air traffic control and management system that improves aircraft...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>Leidos is seeking a Systems Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the development of an air traffic control and management system that improves aircraft...
Systems Engineer, w/Poly
Systems Engineer, w/Poly
Job Description<br><br>Required skills/experience: Experience with multiple OS's (Linux, Windows, OSX); experience with hypervisors (HyperV, ESX, VirtualBox); experience with Windows Management (Ac...
Systems Engineer, w/Poly
Systems Engineer, w/Poly
Job Description<br><br>Required skills/experience: Experience with multiple OS's (Linux, Windows, OSX); experience with hypervisors (HyperV, ESX, VirtualBox); experience with Windows Management (Ac...
Web Engineer
Web Engineer
We are The Mobile Bank.<br><br>Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.<br><br>Technology and design empower everything we do.<br><br>N26 is Europe's first Mobile Bank with a full Euro...
Web Engineer
Web Engineer
We are The Mobile Bank.<br><br>Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.<br><br>Technology and design empower everything we do.<br><br>N26 is Europe's first Mobile Bank with a full Euro...
Data Integration Engineer
Data Integration Engineer
MissionGraph is looking for a Data Integration Engineer to join our team. We are a big data and machine learning product startup inside of Deloitte. Excellent candidates will have experience with i...
Data Integration Engineer
Data Integration Engineer
MissionGraph is looking for a Data Integration Engineer to join our team. We are a big data and machine learning product startup inside of Deloitte. Excellent candidates will have experience with i...
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 Engineer Senior
Systems Engineer Senior
CHENEGA DECISION SCIENCES, LLC<br><br>Company Job Title:<br><br>Systems Engineer Senior<br><br>Clearance:<br><br>Secret level clearance or ability to obtain Secret level clearance<br><br>Location:<...
Systems Engineer Senior
Systems Engineer Senior
CHENEGA DECISION SCIENCES, LLC<br><br>Company Job Title:<br><br>Systems Engineer Senior<br><br>Clearance:<br><br>Secret level clearance or ability to obtain Secret level clearance<br><br>Location:<...
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
SyApps is a Technology and Management Consulting Services firm based in Greater Washington area, with focus on solutions in the area of Strategy, Process, Technology and Management support. As a di...
Senior Java Developer
Senior Java Developer
SyApps is a Technology and Management Consulting Services firm based in Greater Washington area, with focus on solutions in the area of Strategy, Process, Technology and Management support. As a di...
Junior Engineer, Network Infrastructure
Junior Engineer, Network Infrastructure
About us: It's a great time to be part of the SES team<br><br>We are the world's leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Ear...
Junior Engineer, Network Infrastructure
Junior Engineer, Network Infrastructure
About us: It's a great time to be part of the SES team<br><br>We are the world's leading satellite operator with over 70 satellites in two different orbits, Geostationary Orbit (GEO) and Medium Ear...
Senior Systems Engineer - TS/SCI w/ poly
Senior Systems Engineer - TS/SCI w/ poly
Overview<br><br>LMI currently has an opening for a Senior System Engineer supporting an IC customer in the Reston/Herndon area<br><br>As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the ...
Senior Systems Engineer - TS/SCI w/ poly
Senior Systems Engineer - TS/SCI w/ poly
Overview<br><br>LMI currently has an opening for a Senior System Engineer supporting an IC customer in the Reston/Herndon area<br><br>As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the ...
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 Engineer w/ TS/SCI w/ poly
Systems Engineer w/ TS/SCI w/ poly
Overview<br><br>LMI seeks an energetic, creative resource with excellent skills and a proven track record of successful technical project implementation. The Candidate will work closely with custom...
Systems Engineer w/ TS/SCI w/ poly
Systems Engineer w/ TS/SCI w/ poly
Overview<br><br>LMI seeks an energetic, creative resource with excellent skills and a proven track record of successful technical project implementation. The Candidate will work closely with custom...
Hyperspectral Algorithm Developer
Hyperspectral Algorithm Developer
Job ID SIS20183010-28380 Date posted 10/30/2018<br><br>Hyperspectral Algorithm Developer<br><br>Job Code: SIS20183010-28380<br><br>Job Location: Herndon, VA<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>* Investi...
Hyperspectral Algorithm Developer
Hyperspectral Algorithm Developer
Job ID SIS20183010-28380 Date posted 10/30/2018<br><br>Hyperspectral Algorithm Developer<br><br>Job Code: SIS20183010-28380<br><br>Job Location: Herndon, VA<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>* Investi...
Jr. .NET/C# Developer
Jr. .NET/C# Developer
Jr. .NET/C# Developer<br><br>YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES<br><br>* A good understanding of Windows SharePoint Services and other web development experiences will be required in order to implement high qua...
Jr. .NET/C# Developer
Jr. .NET/C# Developer
Jr. .NET/C# Developer<br><br>YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES<br><br>* A good understanding of Windows SharePoint Services and other web development experiences will be required in order to implement high qua...
IT Software Engineer, Automated Systems
IT Software Engineer, Automated Systems
Req. ID: 136363<br><br>Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus...
IT Software Engineer, Automated Systems
IT Software Engineer, Automated Systems
Req. ID: 136363<br><br>Micron Technology's vision is to transform how the world uses information to enrich life and our commitment to people, innovation, tenacity, collaboration, and customer focus...
Software Engineer - Linux
Software Engineer - Linux
Description:Will be responsible for developing and maintaining Linux-based Operating Systems for real-time embedded systems on Navy Submarine, Surveillance, Surface Ship, and Aviation programs.<br>...
Software Engineer - Linux
Software Engineer - Linux
Description:Will be responsible for developing and maintaining Linux-based Operating Systems for real-time embedded systems on Navy Submarine, Surveillance, Surface Ship, and Aviation programs.<br>...
Sr. Monitoring Systems Engineer - Infrastructure w/Poly
Sr. Monitoring Systems Engineer - Infrastructure w/Poly
Job Description<br><br>Required skills/experience: Expert level system monitoring experience; demonstrated experience with enterprise monitoring tools (Splunk, Nagios, etc.); demonstrated hands-on ...
Sr. Monitoring Systems Engineer - Infrastructure w/Poly
Sr. Monitoring Systems Engineer - Infrastructure w/Poly
Job Description<br><br>Required skills/experience: Expert level system monitoring experience; demonstrated experience with enterprise monitoring tools (Splunk, Nagios, etc.); demonstrated hands-on ...
FTC SNS Backend Software Tester
FTC SNS Backend Software Tester
Job Description:<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Serve as a Backend Software Tester on our Federal Trade Commission program team in Gaithersburg, MD. The tester will write and execute detailed test ...
FTC SNS Backend Software Tester
FTC SNS Backend Software Tester
Job Description:<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Serve as a Backend Software Tester on our Federal Trade Commission program team in Gaithersburg, MD. The tester will write and execute detailed test ...
Software Engineer - Linux
Software Engineer - Linux
Job Description<br><br>Will be responsible for developing and maintaining Linux-based Operating Systems for real-time embedded systems on Navy Submarine, Surveillance, Surface Ship, and Aviation pr...
Software Engineer - Linux
Software Engineer - Linux
Job Description<br><br>Will be responsible for developing and maintaining Linux-based Operating Systems for real-time embedded systems on Navy Submarine, Surveillance, Surface Ship, and Aviation pr...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices...
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Description:Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving problems tha...
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Description:Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving problems tha...
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Job Description<br><br>Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving p...
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Job Description<br><br>Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving p...
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Description:Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving problems tha...
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Mid Career C#, C++, or Java
Description:Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving problems tha...
Logistics Systems Engineer
Logistics Systems Engineer
Overview<br><br>LMI is a government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government d...
Logistics Systems Engineer
Logistics Systems Engineer
Overview<br><br>LMI is a government consulting firm, dedicated exclusively to advancing the management of the government. As a not-for-profit company, we deliver the best value for the government d...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
- Perform Systems administration of UNIX/LINUX servers including assisting OS upgrades, applications performance monitoring via NewRelic, Nagios, Pingdom, and other available monitoring tools, user...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
- Perform Systems administration of UNIX/LINUX servers including assisting OS upgrades, applications performance monitoring via NewRelic, Nagios, Pingdom, and other available monitoring tools, user...
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Job Description<br><br>Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving p...
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Software Engineer Staff C#, C++, or Java
Job Description<br><br>Looking for a career with purpose? One that challenges your mind, grows your skills and contributes to our Nation's most critical missions? Do you pride yourself on solving p...
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
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 II
Systems Engineer II
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, ...
Senior System Engineer
Senior System Engineer
Overview<br><br>Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinica...
Senior System Engineer
Senior System Engineer
Overview<br><br>Inovalon is a leading technology company that combines advanced cloud-based data analytics and data-driven intervention platforms to achieve meaningful insight and impact in clinica...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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