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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
$136,370
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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Principal Engineer (Systems)
Principal Engineer (Systems)
5001+ employees
Principal Systems Engineer<br><br>Would you like to be involved in designing, developing, and delivering cutting edge combat systems for the world's most advanced military submarines? BAE Systems i...
About BAE Systems: BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems.
Principal Engineer (Systems)
5001+ employees
Principal Engineer (Systems)
Principal Systems Engineer<br><br>Would you like to be involved in designing, developing, and delivering cutting edge combat systems for the world's most advanced military submarines? BAE Systems i...
About BAE Systems: BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer<br><br>Would you like to play a key role in the development of navigation systems for the UK's new submarine platform? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer at our sit...
About Bae Systems: BAE Systems engages in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems used in the air, on land, at sea, and in space.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer<br><br>Would you like to play a key role in the development of navigation systems for the UK's new submarine platform? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer at our sit...
About Bae Systems: BAE Systems engages in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems used in the air, on land, at sea, and in space.
Principal Engineer (Systems)
Principal Engineer (Systems)
5001+ employees
Principal Systems Engineer<br><br>BAE Systems is currently recruiting for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team in Weymouth/Portsmouth. As a Principal Systems Engineer, you'll be responsibl...
About Bae Systems: BAE Systems engages in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems used in the air, on land, at sea, and in space.
Principal Engineer (Systems)
5001+ employees
Principal Engineer (Systems)
Principal Systems Engineer<br><br>BAE Systems is currently recruiting for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team in Weymouth/Portsmouth. As a Principal Systems Engineer, you'll be responsibl...
About Bae Systems: BAE Systems engages in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems used in the air, on land, at sea, and in space.
FAST Labs Sr. Systems Engineer
FAST Labs Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter...
About Bae Systems: BAE Systems engages in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems used in the air, on land, at sea, and in space.
FAST Labs Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
FAST Labs Sr. Systems Engineer
You don't see it, but it's there. Our employees work on the world's most advanced electronics - from saving emissions in the City of Lights to powering the Mars Rover to protecting the F-35 fighter...
About Bae Systems: BAE Systems engages in the design, development, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems used in the air, on land, at sea, and in space.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Duties & Responsibilities<br><br>If being part of a global team that is both exciting and dynamic excites you, then Teradyne may be the place for you! Here you will get the chance to work on cuttin...
About Teradyne: Teradyne is a supplier of automatic test equipment used to test complex electronics used in the consumer electronics.
Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Systems Engineer
Duties & Responsibilities<br><br>If being part of a global team that is both exciting and dynamic excites you, then Teradyne may be the place for you! Here you will get the chance to work on cuttin...
About Teradyne: Teradyne is a supplier of automatic test equipment used to test complex electronics used in the consumer electronics.
C++ Robotics Software Engineering Lead
C++ Robotics Software Engineering Lead
5001+ employees
Duties & Responsibilities<br><br>Energid Technologies develops advanced software and robotic systems for the aerospace, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, defense, and medical industries. ...
About Teradyne: Teradyne is a supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications.
C++ Robotics Software Engineering Lead
5001+ employees
C++ Robotics Software Engineering Lead
Duties & Responsibilities<br><br>Energid Technologies develops advanced software and robotic systems for the aerospace, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, defense, and medical industries. ...
About Teradyne: Teradyne is a supplier of automation equipment for test and industrial applications.
Systems Engineer, SMB (AMSL2886)
Systems Engineer, SMB (AMSL2886)
5001+ employees
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cy...
About Fortinet: Fortinet is a provider of network security appliances and unified threat management (UTM).
Systems Engineer, SMB (AMSL2886)
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer, SMB (AMSL2886)
Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) protects the most valuable assets of some of the largest enterprise, service provider and government organizations across the globe. The company's fast, secure and global cy...
About Fortinet: Fortinet is a provider of network security appliances and unified threat management (UTM).
Specialist Software Engineer Lab Systems
Specialist Software Engineer Lab Systems
5001+ employees
Career CategoryInformation SystemsJob Description<br><br>Amgen is seeking a talented Software Engineer to work with modern technology stacks that will be used by our business functions to drive Amg...
About Amgen: Amgen engages in the development of human therapeutic products in supportive of cancer care, inflammation, nephrology and bone diseases.
Specialist Software Engineer Lab Systems
5001+ employees
Specialist Software Engineer Lab Systems
Career CategoryInformation SystemsJob Description<br><br>Amgen is seeking a talented Software Engineer to work with modern technology stacks that will be used by our business functions to drive Amg...
About Amgen: Amgen engages in the development of human therapeutic products in supportive of cancer care, inflammation, nephrology and bone diseases.
Infrastructure Engineer (Digital Health)
Infrastructure Engineer (Digital Health)
5001+ employees
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Infrastructure Engineer (Digital Health)
5001+ employees
Infrastructure Engineer (Digital Health)
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Sr Backend Software Engineer
Sr Backend Software Engineer
5001+ employees
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Sr Backend Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr Backend Software Engineer
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Senior Back-end Software Engineer, Center for Clinical Data Science
Senior Back-end Software Engineer, Center for Clinical Data Science
5001+ employees
As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by B...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Senior Back-end Software Engineer, Center for Clinical Data Science
5001+ employees
Senior Back-end Software Engineer, Center for Clinical Data Science
As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our system. Founded by B...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Sr. Linux Systems Automation Engineer
Sr. Linux Systems Automation Engineer
5001+ employees
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Sr. Linux Systems Automation Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Linux Systems Automation Engineer
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Server Engineer I
Server Engineer I
5001+ employees
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Server Engineer I
5001+ employees
Server Engineer I
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer I
About Us:<br><br>As a not-for-profit organization, Partners HealthCare is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community by leading innovation across our sys...
About Partners HealthCare: Partners HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system that is committed to patient care, research, teaching, and service.
Senior Engineering Learning Integration Specialist
Senior Engineering Learning Integration Specialist
5001+ employees
About the JobThe Engineering Learning (EngLearn) team has an opportunity for an individual with instructional design experience and the passion to deliver impactful learning content for a technical...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Senior Engineering Learning Integration Specialist
5001+ employees
Senior Engineering Learning Integration Specialist
About the JobThe Engineering Learning (EngLearn) team has an opportunity for an individual with instructional design experience and the passion to deliver impactful learning content for a technical...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>As a Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-throughp...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
Overview<br><br>As a Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-throughp...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>As a Senior Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-t...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
Overview<br><br>As a Senior Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-t...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>As a Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-throughp...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Software Engineer II - Blockchain
Overview<br><br>As a Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-throughp...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Overview<br><br>As a Senior Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-t...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Blockchain
Overview<br><br>As a Senior Software Engineer you will be an integral part of a team working to strategically apply blockchain technologies to new and innovative business areas, resulting in high-t...
About Akamai: Akamai Technologies is a provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications across any device.
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Sr. Software Engineer - Integrations
Sr. Software Engineer - Integrations
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer sought by Veracode, Inc. to develop 3rd party integrations with our cutting edge application security platform.<br><br>Position located in Burlington, MA.<br><br>Requires a...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Sr. Software Engineer - Integrations
501-1000 employees
Sr. Software Engineer - Integrations
Senior Software Engineer sought by Veracode, Inc. to develop 3rd party integrations with our cutting edge application security platform.<br><br>Position located in Burlington, MA.<br><br>Requires a...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
501-1000 employees
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
501-1000 employees
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Sr Software Engineer - Java/API
Sr Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Sr Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
Sr Software Engineer - Java/API
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
501-1000 employees
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
501-1000 employees
Principal Software Engineer - Backend/API
Veracode is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated engineer who shares our vision to secure the world's software and who has the passion to be a strong contributor on a high performance team. Microserv...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
You will be helping us to develop back-end services that support our dynamic scanning solution including job command and control and results compilation, and continue to increase capacity to match ...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
You will be helping us to develop back-end services that support our dynamic scanning solution including job command and control and results compilation, and continue to increase capacity to match ...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
At Veracode, we have made it our mission to secure the world's software and keep our customers out of the headlines - at least for security issues. Our suite of Web Application Security (WAS) produ...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
501-1000 employees
Principal Software Engineer - Java/API
At Veracode, we have made it our mission to secure the world's software and keep our customers out of the headlines - at least for security issues. Our suite of Web Application Security (WAS) produ...
About Veracode: See how Veracode's cloud-based application security services are the most powerful around at minimizing risks across web, mobile & 3rd party apps!
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer covering Enterprise Accounts in the greater Boston Area. Why you'll love Cisco<br><br>We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represen...
About Cisco: Cisco is a global company that designs and sells a broad range of technologies across networking, security, collaboration, applications, and the cloud.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer covering Enterprise Accounts in the greater Boston Area. Why you'll love Cisco<br><br>We change the World, you will become passionate about your employer and the brand you represen...
About Cisco: Cisco is a global company that designs and sells a broad range of technologies across networking, security, collaboration, applications, and the cloud.
Senior Ecommerce Developer Java
Senior Ecommerce Developer Java
1001-1500 employees
Overview<br><br>Senior Ecommerce Developer position on the internal Web Development team responsible for a fast growing E-Commerce site built on the IBM WebSphere Commerce-on-Cloud platform. Respon...
About J.Jill: J.Jill is a multichannel fashion retailer of women's apparel, accessories and footwear.
Senior Ecommerce Developer Java
1001-1500 employees
Senior Ecommerce Developer Java
Overview<br><br>Senior Ecommerce Developer position on the internal Web Development team responsible for a fast growing E-Commerce site built on the IBM WebSphere Commerce-on-Cloud platform. Respon...
About J.Jill: J.Jill is a multichannel fashion retailer of women's apparel, accessories and footwear.
Ecommerce Developer Java
Ecommerce Developer Java
1001-1500 employees
Overview<br><br>Works in a team setting that requires the ability to understand, document and transform business requirements into technical requirements. Supports the J.Jill ecommerce sites within...
About J.Jill: J.Jill is a multichannel fashion retailer of women's apparel, accessories and footwear.
Ecommerce Developer Java
1001-1500 employees
Ecommerce Developer Java
Overview<br><br>Works in a team setting that requires the ability to understand, document and transform business requirements into technical requirements. Supports the J.Jill ecommerce sites within...
About J.Jill: J.Jill is a multichannel fashion retailer of women's apparel, accessories and footwear.
Sr. Java Developer
Sr. Java Developer
5001+ employees
Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with...
About Conduent: Conduent is a provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in digital processing, automation and analytics.
Sr. Java Developer
5001+ employees
Sr. Java Developer
Conduent is the world's largest provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in transaction processing, automation, analytics and constituent experience. We work with...
About Conduent: Conduent is a provider of diversified business process services with leading capabilities in digital processing, automation and analytics.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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