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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
$134,634
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
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredC.I. Polygraph Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our custome...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredC.I. Polygraph Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our custome...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredSecret Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our customers' succ...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredSecret Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our customers' succ...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredC.I. Polygraph Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our custome...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredC.I. Polygraph Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our custome...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredTS/SCI Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our customers' succ...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Systems Engineer
Minimum Clearance RequiredTS/SCI Responsibilities<br><br>ISYS Technologies delivers emerging technology solutions through our diverse and talented employees who are dedicated to our customers' succ...
About ISYS Technologies: ISYS Technologies is a company providing information technology and engineering services to federal, state, and local governments.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
501-1000 employees
OneWeb's mission is to enable Internet access for everyone, everywhere. We want to see the next generation even more connected than the last, and to create opportunities for people today to access ...
About OneWeb: OneWeb is a manufacturer of a satellites constellation intended to provide global broadband access.
Senior Systems Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior Systems Engineer
OneWeb's mission is to enable Internet access for everyone, everywhere. We want to see the next generation even more connected than the last, and to create opportunities for people today to access ...
About OneWeb: OneWeb is a manufacturer of a satellites constellation intended to provide global broadband access.
Systems Laboratory Engineer
Systems Laboratory Engineer
501-1000 employees
OneWeb's mission is to enable Internet access for everyone, everywhere. We want to see the next generation even more connected than the last, and to create opportunities for people today to access ...
About OneWeb: OneWeb is a manufacturer of a satellites constellation intended to provide global broadband access.
Systems Laboratory Engineer
501-1000 employees
Systems Laboratory Engineer
OneWeb's mission is to enable Internet access for everyone, everywhere. We want to see the next generation even more connected than the last, and to create opportunities for people today to access ...
About OneWeb: OneWeb is a manufacturer of a satellites constellation intended to provide global broadband access.
Systems Engineer I (Government)
Systems Engineer I (Government)
5001+ employees
Seeking a candidate to fill a Systems Engineer I position to support an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) program. Specifically, the Systems Engin...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Systems Engineer I (Government)
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer I (Government)
Seeking a candidate to fill a Systems Engineer I position to support an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Chief Information Officer (OCIO) program. Specifically, the Systems Engin...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
5001+ employees
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
5001+ employees
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
5001+ employees
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
5001+ employees
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer (Government)
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Telecom/Signaling Systems Engineer
The System Engineer (SE) position is responsible for developing network requirement documents including but not limited to Network Design Requirements (NDR) and Network Design Document (NDD) in sup...
About AT&T: AT&T is a provider of telecommunications, media, entertainment, and technology services for consumers, content creators, distributors, and advertisers.
Senior Java Software Engineer
Senior Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>Join our team of talented and passionate software engineers and help us build the next generation of ArcGIS Enterprise, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art geospatial ca...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Senior Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Java Software Engineer
Overview<br><br>Join our team of talented and passionate software engineers and help us build the next generation of ArcGIS Enterprise, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art geospatial ca...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Java Software Engineer
Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>Join our team of talented and passionate software engineers and help us build the next generation of ArcGIS Enterprise, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art geospatial ca...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Java Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Java Software Engineer
Overview<br><br>Join our team of talented and passionate software engineers and help us build the next generation of ArcGIS Enterprise, a suite of products delivering state-of-the-art geospatial ca...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Product Engineer - Search and Discovery
Product Engineer - Search and Discovery
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>Design the next generation of search, powering cities online across the world. Help governments work with their citizens to solve problems and meet goals, such as ending pedestrian ...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Product Engineer - Search and Discovery
5001+ employees
Product Engineer - Search and Discovery
Overview<br><br>Design the next generation of search, powering cities online across the world. Help governments work with their citizens to solve problems and meet goals, such as ending pedestrian ...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Back End Web Developer
Back End Web Developer
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>Join our team and build next generation web applications used by millions! You will work to design, build, and run the cloud infrastructure and backend services powering this system...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Back End Web Developer
5001+ employees
Back End Web Developer
Overview<br><br>Join our team and build next generation web applications used by millions! You will work to design, build, and run the cloud infrastructure and backend services powering this system...
About Esri: Esri (Environmental Systems Research Institute) develops GIS and mapping software for organizations in commercial, government, natural resources, and utility industries.
Sr. System Engineer
Sr. System Engineer
501-1000 employees
We're looking for a talented dedicated individual to fire up our growth. Come join us and be part of our exceptional FEDERAL team in Herndon, VA.<br><br>A10 Networks' FEDERAL System Engineers act i...
About A10 Networks: A10 Networks is a company engaged in the development of on-premises and cloud-native DDoS protection, network traffic management, and cybersecurity solutions for businesses.
Sr. System Engineer
501-1000 employees
Sr. System Engineer
We're looking for a talented dedicated individual to fire up our growth. Come join us and be part of our exceptional FEDERAL team in Herndon, VA.<br><br>A10 Networks' FEDERAL System Engineers act i...
About A10 Networks: A10 Networks is a company engaged in the development of on-premises and cloud-native DDoS protection, network traffic management, and cybersecurity solutions for businesses.
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Facebook is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join the Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team. The Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team builds large distributed components that ...
About Facebook: Facebook is a company providing an online social networking service.
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Infrastructure
Facebook is seeking an experienced Software Engineer to join the Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team. The Software Engineering (Infrastructure) team builds large distributed components that ...
About Facebook: Facebook is a company providing an online social networking service.
Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-Op (Systems and Infrastructure)(2020)
Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-Op (Systems and Infrastructure)(2020)
5001+ employees
Facebook's mission is to connect the world. We build systems that allow more than a billion people all over the world to connect and communicate using whatever devices they have available. Our syst...
About Facebook: Facebook is a company providing an online social networking service.
Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-Op (Systems and Infrastructure)(2020)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-Op (Systems and Infrastructure)(2020)
Facebook's mission is to connect the world. We build systems that allow more than a billion people all over the world to connect and communicate using whatever devices they have available. Our syst...
About Facebook: Facebook is a company providing an online social networking service.
Network & Systems Engineer
Network & Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
About Us<br><br>We are a young and fast-growing online marketing company, which provides website services to automotive dealerships across North America and Canada. We help our customers sell more ...
About DealerOn: DealerOn caters to the automotive industry providing Car Dealer Websites, Social Media Marketing, SEO, SEM and Internet Lead Management for auto dealerships.
Network & Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Network & Systems Engineer
About Us<br><br>We are a young and fast-growing online marketing company, which provides website services to automotive dealerships across North America and Canada. We help our customers sell more ...
About DealerOn: DealerOn caters to the automotive industry providing Car Dealer Websites, Social Media Marketing, SEO, SEM and Internet Lead Management for auto dealerships.
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Informat...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer I
How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Informat...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Systems Engineer I
Sr Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Informat...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Sr Systems Engineer I
How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Informat...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principal Systems Engineer
Principal Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principal Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Principal Systems Engineer
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Systems Engineer II
Senior Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
This position is contingent on award<br><br>Raytheon IIS Systems Engineering is currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer for an international multi-int cyber and analytics technology and operati...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer II
This position is contingent on award<br><br>Raytheon IIS Systems Engineering is currently seeking a Senior Systems Engineer for an international multi-int cyber and analytics technology and operati...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment in the technology hub of Northern Virginia? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment in the technology hub of Northern Virginia? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Job Description: The System Engineering and Integration Center (SEIT) is seeking a strong, technically sound engineer who is committed and passionate about the operations and performance maintenanc...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
Job Description: The System Engineering and Integration Center (SEIT) is seeking a strong, technically sound engineer who is committed and passionate about the operations and performance maintenanc...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Principal Systems Engr
Sr Principal Systems Engr
5001+ employees
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Principal Systems Engr
5001+ employees
Sr Principal Systems Engr
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Informat...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Informat...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Systems Engineer II
Sr Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Sr Systems Engineer II
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles? Then join our Raytheon team of smart people solving problems that make the world a safer place and he...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer II - JAVA
Software Engineer II - JAVA
5001+ employees
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.<br><br>Raytheon BBN Technologies is one of Raytheon's premier research and deve...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer II - JAVA
5001+ employees
Software Engineer II - JAVA
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.<br><br>Raytheon BBN Technologies is one of Raytheon's premier research and deve...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

How HIRED Works

Tell your story

Showcase your skill set, passions and career aspirations on your personalized Hired profile.

Companies apply to you

Respond to interview requests from employers for opportunities that match your goals and salary requirements.

Choose the right fit

Accept the opportunity that's right for you and start your
next chapter!

Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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