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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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Systems Engineer IV NC52625774
Systems Engineer IV NC52625774
Job Description Installs new software releases and system upgrades. Evaluates and installs patc hes and resolves software related problems. Performs system backups and recover y. Maintains data fil...
Systems Engineer IV NC52625774
Systems Engineer IV NC52625774
Job Description Installs new software releases and system upgrades. Evaluates and installs patc hes and resolves software related problems. Performs system backups and recover y. Maintains data fil...
Sr Software Engineer / Java/ C++ / Sonar Systems & Weapons / Manassas, VA
Sr Software Engineer / Java/ C++ / Sonar Systems & Weapons / Manassas, VA
Description:Skilled, motivated software engineer needed to work in the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) community, developing submarine weapons and SONAR systems, specifically for international custome...
Sr Software Engineer / Java/ C++ / Sonar Systems & Weapons / Manassas, VA
Sr Software Engineer / Java/ C++ / Sonar Systems & Weapons / Manassas, VA
Description:Skilled, motivated software engineer needed to work in the Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) community, developing submarine weapons and SONAR systems, specifically for international custome...
Federal - Salesforce Architect ++
Federal - Salesforce Architect ++
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: DC, VA, MD<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virg...
Federal - Salesforce Architect ++
Federal - Salesforce Architect ++
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: DC, VA, MD<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virg...
Microsoft Sr.Net Developer
Microsoft Sr.Net Developer
DESCRIPTION:<br><br>We want to add you as a core top performer to our team of Microsoft .NET Developers building applications using Agile/SCRUM Methods for a variety of clients.<br><br>POSITION DET...
Microsoft Sr.Net Developer
Microsoft Sr.Net Developer
DESCRIPTION:<br><br>We want to add you as a core top performer to our team of Microsoft .NET Developers building applications using Agile/SCRUM Methods for a variety of clients.<br><br>POSITION DET...
Microsoft Mid Level .Net Developer
Microsoft Mid Level .Net Developer
DESCRIPTION:<br><br>We want to add you as a core top performer to our team of Microsoft .NET Developers building applications using Agile/SCRUM Methods for a variety of clients.<br><br>POSITION DET...
Microsoft Mid Level .Net Developer
Microsoft Mid Level .Net Developer
DESCRIPTION:<br><br>We want to add you as a core top performer to our team of Microsoft .NET Developers building applications using Agile/SCRUM Methods for a variety of clients.<br><br>POSITION DET...
API Engineer
API 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...
API Engineer
API 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...
C++ Software Developer
C++ Software Developer
Join an innovative team that is responsible for transforming the customer experience by creating and bringing to market new products and services based upon globalized connectivity without boundari...
C++ Software Developer
C++ Software Developer
Join an innovative team that is responsible for transforming the customer experience by creating and bringing to market new products and services based upon globalized connectivity without boundari...
Systems Integration Engineer
Systems Integration Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>* Work onsite supporting the DAU, Fort Belvoir, VA<br>* Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing business systems<br>* Seasoned professional with 6+ years...
Systems Integration Engineer
Systems Integration Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>* Work onsite supporting the DAU, Fort Belvoir, VA<br>* Designs and defines system architecture for new or existing business systems<br>* Seasoned professional with 6+ years...
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our a...
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Satellite Subsystems Systems Engineer TS/SCI Herndon, VA
Job Description<br><br>The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space.<br><br>At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and bui...
Systems Engineer / Subject Matter Expert
Systems Engineer / Subject Matter Expert
Systems Engineer (Subject Matter Expert)<br><br>Centreville, VA<br><br>L3 Adaptive Methods is seeking a Systems Engineer, Subject Matter Expert (SME).<br><br>RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not l...
Systems Engineer / Subject Matter Expert
Systems Engineer / Subject Matter Expert
Systems Engineer (Subject Matter Expert)<br><br>Centreville, VA<br><br>L3 Adaptive Methods is seeking a Systems Engineer, Subject Matter Expert (SME).<br><br>RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not l...
Financial Systems Architect - (Secret) - DODP4
Financial Systems Architect - (Secret) - DODP4
DivisionDefense - E3/Sentinel's Defense Division supports customers across the Department of Defense, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of the Navy, National Guard Bureau...
Financial Systems Architect - (Secret) - DODP4
Financial Systems Architect - (Secret) - DODP4
DivisionDefense - E3/Sentinel's Defense Division supports customers across the Department of Defense, including the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of the Navy, National Guard Bureau...
Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Admin (Linux)
Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Admin (Linux)
Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Admin (Linux)<br><br>Job Location: Dulles, VA<br><br>Job Code: ES20192903-30720<br><br>Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving cus...
Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Admin (Linux)
Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Admin (Linux)
Job Title: Infrastructure Engineer / Systems Admin (Linux)<br><br>Job Location: Dulles, VA<br><br>Job Code: ES20192903-30720<br><br>Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving cus...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Juniper Networks has an immediate opening for a team-oriented, highly effective and motivated individual to be part of Juniper Federal Civilian Government Sales Team. Your primary responsibility is...
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
Juniper Networks has an immediate opening for a team-oriented, highly effective and motivated individual to be part of Juniper Federal Civilian Government Sales Team. Your primary responsibility is...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
TS/<br><br>Deadline for resume Submission:8/11/19 12:00 AM<br><br>Client is seeking a Systems Engineer. Responsibilities include, but not limited to<br><br>* Partner with the working level officers...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
TS/<br><br>Deadline for resume Submission:8/11/19 12:00 AM<br><br>Client is seeking a Systems Engineer. Responsibilities include, but not limited to<br><br>* Partner with the working level officers...
C++ Software Engineer
C++ Software Engineer
Job ID SIS20180410-27852 Date posted 11/01/2018<br><br>C++ Software Engineer<br><br>Job Code: SIS20180410-27852<br><br>Job Location: Rochester, NY or Herndon, VA or Melbourne, FL<br><br>Do you want...
C++ Software Engineer
C++ Software Engineer
Job ID SIS20180410-27852 Date posted 11/01/2018<br><br>C++ Software Engineer<br><br>Job Code: SIS20180410-27852<br><br>Job Location: Rochester, NY or Herndon, VA or Melbourne, FL<br><br>Do you want...
Senior Network Systems Engineer
Senior Network Systems Engineer
Ready to make an impact? If so, please read on!<br><br>The GEICO Enterprise Network Services team has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Network Systems Engineer to join our team! Do you have fun...
Senior Network Systems Engineer
Senior Network Systems Engineer
Ready to make an impact? If so, please read on!<br><br>The GEICO Enterprise Network Services team has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Network Systems Engineer to join our team! Do you have fun...
Lead Cloud Systems Architect
Lead Cloud Systems Architect
Job Title: Scientist, Systems Engineer<br><br>Job ID: SIS20190802-30019<br><br>Job Location: Herndon, VA<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an open...
Lead Cloud Systems Architect
Lead Cloud Systems Architect
Job Title: Scientist, Systems Engineer<br><br>Job ID: SIS20190802-30019<br><br>Job Location: Herndon, VA<br><br>Job Description:<br><br>Harris Corporation Space and Intelligence Systems has an open...
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Description:At Lockheed Martin Rotary & Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, ever...
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Description:At Lockheed Martin Rotary & Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, ever...
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Job Description<br><br>Will be responsible for developing SW for real-time embedded systems on Submarine, Surveillance and Surface Ship programs. Will be expected to participate in all phases of SW...
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Senior Software Engineer/Java 8/Multi-threading/Linux/Unix
Job Description<br><br>Will be responsible for developing SW for real-time embedded systems on Submarine, Surveillance and Surface Ship programs. Will be expected to participate in all phases of SW...
Infrastructure Engineer
Infrastructure Engineer
Basic Qualifications<br><br>Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master'...
Infrastructure Engineer
Infrastructure Engineer
Basic Qualifications<br><br>Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master'...
ICAM Systems Engineer - Bethesda, MD
ICAM Systems Engineer - Bethesda, MD
* Under indirect supervision, designs, tests, and implements state-of-the art secure operating systems, networks, and database products.<br>* Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations f...
ICAM Systems Engineer - Bethesda, MD
ICAM Systems Engineer - Bethesda, MD
* Under indirect supervision, designs, tests, and implements state-of-the art secure operating systems, networks, and database products.<br>* Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations f...
SharePoint/C# Developer
SharePoint/C# Developer
Job Description<br><br>We have an opportunity for a SharePoint Developer to join our talented Professional Services team. The successful candidate will work closely with our Client and other stakeh...
SharePoint/C# Developer
SharePoint/C# Developer
Job Description<br><br>We have an opportunity for a SharePoint Developer to join our talented Professional Services team. The successful candidate will work closely with our Client and other stakeh...
Systems Integration Engineer
Systems Integration Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Systems Integration Engineer will provide and apply systems integration and test skills to current and future builds.<br><br>Responsibilities include integration support acro...
Systems Integration Engineer
Systems Integration Engineer
Job Description<br><br>Systems Integration Engineer will provide and apply systems integration and test skills to current and future builds.<br><br>Responsibilities include integration support acro...
Systems Integration Engineer
Systems Integration Engineer
Description:Systems Integration Engineer will provide and apply systems integration and test skills to current and future builds.<br><br>Responsibilities include integration support across lab and ...
Systems Integration Engineer
Systems Integration Engineer
Description:Systems Integration Engineer will provide and apply systems integration and test skills to current and future builds.<br><br>Responsibilities include integration support across lab and ...
Systems Engineer - Federal DOD
Systems Engineer - Federal DOD
About the Position:<br><br>Juniper Networks has an immediate opening for a team-oriented, highly effective and motivated individual to be part of Juniper Federal DOD Systems Engineering Team. Your ...
Systems Engineer - Federal DOD
Systems Engineer - Federal DOD
About the Position:<br><br>Juniper Networks has an immediate opening for a team-oriented, highly effective and motivated individual to be part of Juniper Federal DOD Systems Engineering Team. Your ...
Federal - Pega System Architect
Federal - Pega System Architect
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Arlington, VA - Washington DC<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices...
Federal - Pega System Architect
Federal - Pega System Architect
Organization: Accenture Federal Services<br><br>Location: Arlington, VA - Washington DC<br><br>Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices...
Software Systems Engineers - 2533
Software Systems Engineers - 2533
MILLENNIUM is seeking Software Systems Engineers on the OMES II contract in support of the Restore-L program in the Satellite Servicing Projects Division (SSPD) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center....
Software Systems Engineers - 2533
Software Systems Engineers - 2533
MILLENNIUM is seeking Software Systems Engineers on the OMES II contract in support of the Restore-L program in the Satellite Servicing Projects Division (SSPD) at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center....
Systems Engineer, Principal
Systems Engineer, Principal
Overview<br><br>At least two years' experience directly working with systems hosted on AWS or Azure Cloud platforms Experience designing, defining, and administering multiple environments for new o...
Systems Engineer, Principal
Systems Engineer, Principal
Overview<br><br>At least two years' experience directly working with systems hosted on AWS or Azure Cloud platforms Experience designing, defining, and administering multiple environments for new o...
Software Systems Engineer - 2528
Software Systems Engineer - 2528
MILLENNIUM is seeking a mid-level software systems engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the Restore-L program in the Satellite Servicing Projects Division (SSPD) at NASA Goddard Space Fli...
Software Systems Engineer - 2528
Software Systems Engineer - 2528
MILLENNIUM is seeking a mid-level software systems engineer on the OMES II contract in support of the Restore-L program in the Satellite Servicing Projects Division (SSPD) at NASA Goddard Space Fli...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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