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Backend Engineer Job Description

Backend Engineers write code that communicates database information to browsers. Often using Java, .NET, C++ and more, backend engineers interact with different teams to build, maintain and extend features, APIs and test suites. They may deal with either the infrastructure hardware or the data access layer for software.

By building backend code, backend engineers help evolve existing architecture while implementing new functionality. In order to understand end-user requirements, backend engineers work with product and design teams to build and implement solutions.

Living and Working in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is home to America‰Ûªs influential entertainment industry, producing films and television shows that are popular worldwide. Major film studios in the city include 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures. Beyond Hollywood, LA‰Ûªs economy is also bolstered by technology, fashion, aerospace, finance, sports, medicine and tourism. Prominent startups in the area include Snap, Hulu, Dollar Shave Club and SpaceX. With its recent proliferation of startups and tech companies, West LA, including Santa Monica, has been dubbed ‰ÛÏSilicon Beach.‰Û

Residents of Los Angeles enjoy warm, sunny weather year-round, making it an ideal place for outdoor enthusiasts. With beaches and mountains, LA is the perfect setting to enjoy biking, swimming, surfing and more. Hikers can hit the trails at Runyon Canyon and Griffith Park, while families can enjoy excursions to Disneyland in Anaheim. Major universities, such as the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Southern California (USC), are located in the LA area. The city‰Ûªs diverse population makes it a culturally dynamic metropolis. Housing options include both urban and suburban living.

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Compare Backend Engineer salaries by region

Backend Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular:

  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $147,160
  3. Seattle
  4. $136,475
  5. New York
  6. $135,276
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $134,621
  9. Boston
  10. $125,355
  11. Austin
  12. $122,102
  13. Denver
  14. $119,152
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $117,537
  17. Chicago
  18. $114,856
  19. San Diego
  20. $112,607
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $109,321
  23. Toronto
  24. C$97,800
  25. London
  26. £62,766
  27. France
  28. €48,895
  1. SF Bay Area
  2. $147,160
  3. Seattle
  4. $136,475
  5. New York
  6. $135,276
  7. Los Angeles
  8. $134,621
  9. Boston
  10. $125,355
  11. Austin
  12. $122,102
  13. Denver
  14. $119,152
  15. Washington D.C.
  16. $117,537
  17. Chicago
  18. $114,856
  19. San Diego
  20. $112,607
  21. Dallas/Ft Worth
  22. $109,321
  23. Toronto
  24. C$97,800
  25. London
  26. £62,766
  27. France
  28. €48,895
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Where Backend Engineers are highest in demand

    Backend Engineers are highest in demand in SF Bay Area, New York, and London. Browse and compare average salaries in locations where this role is also popular: