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Backend Engineer Jobs in Boston

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Backend Engineers can also be called Backend Developers. They're tasked with building out the server side of a web application. Backend Engineers write code that communicates the database information to the browser. These specialists usually work in a team and with frontend developers to establish that the client side is operating without any problems. They're knowledgeable of backend frameworks and programming language. Backend Engineers understand Ruby, MySQL, Node.js, Python, Erlang, Perl, C++ and .NET. They're familiar with operating systems such as Linux and MacOS X, as well as web server technology like IIS, J2EE and Nginx. These specialists have experience with version control like Git, CMS (Content Management System), cloud computing integrations and security compliances. Backend Engineers can also generate system reports, and restore and backup technology for a website's database or files.

Living and Working in Boston

Known as the unofficial capital of New England, Boston has a strong economy that's built on finance, biotechnology and tourism. There are plenty of entrepreneurs creating startups. This city is home to companies like MathWorks, Charles River Laboratories, Avid Technology, GenZyme Corporation and AMD.

Boston has over 100 colleges and universities. There are plenty of places to grab a hearty meal and bars to hang out at. Boston played a major role in the American Revolution and features historic sights like Paul Revere's home, Freedom Trail and the Bunker Hill Monument. This city offers public transportation for residents and tourists to easily get around. Boston is also very bike-friendly.

We don't have enough data for Boston,
so we've calculated your salary information for the San Francisco Bay Area instead:
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in Boston earn an average annual salary of
Based on real Hired interview data, Backend Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
$136,278
The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $80,000 to a high of $200,000, with a median salary of $140,000.

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Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Apply<br><br>Description<br><br>Lighthouse is looking to hire an Infrastructure Automation Engineer. The Infrastructure Automation Engineer will have expert-level background with Linux server engin...
Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Infrastructure Automation Engineer
Apply<br><br>Description<br><br>Lighthouse is looking to hire an Infrastructure Automation Engineer. The Infrastructure Automation Engineer will have expert-level background with Linux server engin...
Staff Information Systems Engineer
Staff Information Systems Engineer
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Staff Information Systems Engineer
Staff Information Systems Engineer
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Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with nov...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
At Brooks, new ideas, new technologies and new ways of thinking are driving our future. Our customer focused culture encourages employees to embrace innovation and challenge the status quo with nov...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
PURPOSE/OBJECTIVE:<br><br>This position is responsible for the build, configuration, implementation, and second-tier support of all system platforms, cloud-based infrastructure, and enterprise stor...
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
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Integration Engineer
Integration Engineer
We're the leader in workload automation for hybrid cloud and transforming the way IT operates. We want the brightest and most inspired individuals who are looking to steer the future of technology....
Integration Engineer
Integration Engineer
We're the leader in workload automation for hybrid cloud and transforming the way IT operates. We want the brightest and most inspired individuals who are looking to steer the future of technology....
Systems Engineer, Linux
Systems Engineer, Linux
The Control and Autonomous Systems Engineering Group, Group 76, works on prototype applications spanning mission areas such as space control, air, missile and maritime defense, communication and ta...
Systems Engineer, Linux
Systems Engineer, Linux
The Control and Autonomous Systems Engineering Group, Group 76, works on prototype applications spanning mission areas such as space control, air, missile and maritime defense, communication and ta...
Sr Infrastructure Engineer
Sr Infrastructure Engineer
Job Requisition ID: 15195<br><br>Additional Locations: Round Rock and Orlando<br><br>The Organization<br><br>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global learning company with the mission of changing peop...
Sr Infrastructure Engineer
Sr Infrastructure Engineer
Job Requisition ID: 15195<br><br>Additional Locations: Round Rock and Orlando<br><br>The Organization<br><br>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is a global learning company with the mission of changing peop...
Senior Developer - Design Systems Team
Senior Developer - Design Systems Team
Job ID R64761 Date posted Jul. 09, 2019<br><br>Senior Developer - Design Systems Team<br><br>The Company<br><br>Dell Boomi is a highly collaborative, rapidly-growing product development company tha...
Senior Developer - Design Systems Team
Senior Developer - Design Systems Team
Job ID R64761 Date posted Jul. 09, 2019<br><br>Senior Developer - Design Systems Team<br><br>The Company<br><br>Dell Boomi is a highly collaborative, rapidly-growing product development company tha...
Lead System Engineer
Lead System Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The Submersibles & Sensors market segment has a current need for a highly skilled Staff level Systems Engineering Lead to join our rapidly growing team in Marion, MA. This ro...
Lead System Engineer
Lead System Engineer
Job Description<br><br>The Submersibles & Sensors market segment has a current need for a highly skilled Staff level Systems Engineering Lead to join our rapidly growing team in Marion, MA. This ro...
Sr. Java Programmer Analyst
Sr. Java Programmer Analyst
Position Summary:<br><br>Sr. Java Programmer Analyst<br><br>Designs codes for new and modified programs that meet user requirements and conform to departmental standards regarding documentation and...
Sr. Java Programmer Analyst
Sr. Java Programmer Analyst
Position Summary:<br><br>Sr. Java Programmer Analyst<br><br>Designs codes for new and modified programs that meet user requirements and conform to departmental standards regarding documentation and...
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I<br><br>Careers that Change Lives<br><br>We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful in...
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I<br><br>Careers that Change Lives<br><br>We value what makes you unique. Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful in...
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...
Senior Linux Engineer
Senior Linux Engineer
Description<br><br>The Senior Linux Engineer will work collaboratively with multiple platform and business teams in overall support of the Staples environment. This position will report in to the t...
Senior Linux Engineer
Senior Linux Engineer
Description<br><br>The Senior Linux Engineer will work collaboratively with multiple platform and business teams in overall support of the Staples environment. This position will report in to the t...
Systems Engineer Principal **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer Principal **(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 Principal **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Systems Engineer Principal **(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...
Sr Systems Engineer
Sr Systems Engineer
BASIC FUNCTION<br><br>Are you a cross discipline Engineer with stellar Linux and Windows skills? Do you have Cisco SAN switch and EMC VNX experience? Do you know VMware and Networking or are you lo...
Sr Systems Engineer
Sr Systems Engineer
BASIC FUNCTION<br><br>Are you a cross discipline Engineer with stellar Linux and Windows skills? Do you have Cisco SAN switch and EMC VNX experience? Do you know VMware and Networking or are you lo...
Senior Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Senior Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(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>* SAIC i...
Senior Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(Hiring/Relocation Bonus)**
Senior Systems Engineer (C4ISR) **(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>* SAIC i...
DBS Solution Architect or Integration Engineer
DBS Solution Architect or Integration Engineer
Date: Jul 5, 2019<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>We are looking for a DBS Solution Architect to join the Market Area Europe and Latin America Digital Services CU Northern and Central Europe SSL DBS Fin...
DBS Solution Architect or Integration Engineer
DBS Solution Architect or Integration Engineer
Date: Jul 5, 2019<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>We are looking for a DBS Solution Architect to join the Market Area Europe and Latin America Digital Services CU Northern and Central Europe SSL DBS Fin...
Technical team lead (operational systems)
Technical team lead (operational systems)
Lead a team to rebuild our order processing and management system for scale.<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION<br><br>Curoverse is a business unit of Veritas Genetics. At Veritas Genetics, you will help hire ...
Technical team lead (operational systems)
Technical team lead (operational systems)
Lead a team to rebuild our order processing and management system for scale.<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION<br><br>Curoverse is a business unit of Veritas Genetics. At Veritas Genetics, you will help hire ...
Lead System Validation Engineer: WiFi Devices
Lead System Validation Engineer: WiFi Devices
About Starry:<br><br>Starry is reinventing the way people connect to the internet. Our mission focuses on two things. First, we're making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparen...
Lead System Validation Engineer: WiFi Devices
Lead System Validation Engineer: WiFi Devices
About Starry:<br><br>Starry is reinventing the way people connect to the internet. Our mission focuses on two things. First, we're making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparen...
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
THE COMPANY<br><br>At MCR, LLC, we are the nation's premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and prog...
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
THE COMPANY<br><br>At MCR, LLC, we are the nation's premier Integrated Program Management (IPM) firm. Since 1977, MCR has delivered planning, cost/schedule analysis, acquisition management and prog...
Java Developer - Boston
Java Developer - Boston
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver ...
Java Developer - Boston
Java Developer - Boston
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Systems Engineer Sr
Systems Engineer Sr
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>SAIC is looking for Systems Engineer with a minimum of Secret clearance who is also experienced in providing administrative and spe...
Systems Engineer Sr
Systems Engineer Sr
Job Description<br><br>Description<br><br>JOB DESCRIPTION:<br><br>SAIC is looking for Systems Engineer with a minimum of Secret clearance who is also experienced in providing administrative and spe...
System Engineer
System Engineer
Job ID 4620 Date posted 07/03/2019 Location MD - Hanover, , Company<br><br>Job Description<br><br>THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET SCI WITH POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE<br><br>Boeing Intelligence...
System Engineer
System Engineer
Job ID 4620 Date posted 07/03/2019 Location MD - Hanover, , Company<br><br>Job Description<br><br>THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE TOP SECRET SCI WITH POLYGRAPH CLEARANCE<br><br>Boeing Intelligence...
Java Cloud Engineer
Java Cloud Engineer
If you want to help build thriving businesses and guide the Financial Services industry from now to NEXT, keep reading to see how your ability to solve complex problems can make digital transformat...
Java Cloud Engineer
Java Cloud Engineer
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Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads
Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads
Job ID 105420 Date posted 07/01/2019 Apply<br><br>Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the...
Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads
Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads
Job ID 105420 Date posted 07/01/2019 Apply<br><br>Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the...
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
Job ID 107685 Date posted 07/03/2019 Apply<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer II to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position involves the developme...
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
Job ID 107685 Date posted 07/03/2019 Apply<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer II to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position involves the developme...
Lead Wireless Systems Engineer, New Market Trials
Lead Wireless Systems Engineer, New Market Trials
About Starry:<br><br>Starry is reinventing the way people connect to the internet. Our mission focuses on two things. First, we're making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparen...
Lead Wireless Systems Engineer, New Market Trials
Lead Wireless Systems Engineer, New Market Trials
About Starry:<br><br>Starry is reinventing the way people connect to the internet. Our mission focuses on two things. First, we're making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparen...
iSeries System Architect - Remote
iSeries System Architect - Remote
Our top technology client is seeking a Senior level IBM iSeries Architect/Engineer supporting hardware, software, 3rd party products, security, and MIMIX. This person can work remotely or on site i...
iSeries System Architect - Remote
iSeries System Architect - Remote
Our top technology client is seeking a Senior level IBM iSeries Architect/Engineer supporting hardware, software, 3rd party products, security, and MIMIX. This person can work remotely or on site i...
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
Job ID 105429 Date posted 07/01/2019 Apply<br><br>L3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing and qualification of remote EO sensing and RF payloads, instruments and major sub-systems prim...
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
Job ID 105429 Date posted 07/01/2019 Apply<br><br>L3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing and qualification of remote EO sensing and RF payloads, instruments and major sub-systems prim...
Systems Engineer III
Systems Engineer III
Job ID 105419 Date posted 07/01/2019 Apply<br><br>Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer III to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the po...
Systems Engineer III
Systems Engineer III
Job ID 105419 Date posted 07/01/2019 Apply<br><br>Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer III to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the po...

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