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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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Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
201-500 employees
Overview<br><br>RMR is seeking an expert-level Senior Infrastructure Engineer who possesses an insatiable desire to understand infrastructure technologies at their deepest level and who strives to ...
About The RMR Group: The RMR Group is an alternative asset management company that invests in real estate and manages real estate related businesses.
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Overview<br><br>RMR is seeking an expert-level Senior Infrastructure Engineer who possesses an insatiable desire to understand infrastructure technologies at their deepest level and who strives to ...
About The RMR Group: The RMR Group is an alternative asset management company that invests in real estate and manages real estate related businesses.
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Lookout is a cybersecurity company for the post-perimeter, cloud-first, mobile-first world. Powered by the largest dataset of mobile code in existence, the Lookout Security Cloud provides visibilit...
About Lookout: Lookout is a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions for mobile security for enterprises, government agencies, and individuals.
Backend Engineer
201-500 employees
Backend Engineer
Lookout is a cybersecurity company for the post-perimeter, cloud-first, mobile-first world. Powered by the largest dataset of mobile code in existence, the Lookout Security Cloud provides visibilit...
About Lookout: Lookout is a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity solutions for mobile security for enterprises, government agencies, and individuals.
Cloud Native Infrastructure Engineer
Cloud Native Infrastructure Engineer
201-500 employees
EverQuote is seeking a Cloud Native Engineer to help craft, improve, operate & scale EverQuote's growing cloud infrastructure. You will work directly with our Engineering teams to provide guidance ...
About Everquote: The Largest Online Auto Insurance Marketplace in the U.S. Everquote filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018 to raise $75M by offering 4.7 million shares at a price range of $15 to $17, at an approximat...
Cloud Native Infrastructure Engineer
201-500 employees
Cloud Native Infrastructure Engineer
EverQuote is seeking a Cloud Native Engineer to help craft, improve, operate & scale EverQuote's growing cloud infrastructure. You will work directly with our Engineering teams to provide guidance ...
About Everquote: The Largest Online Auto Insurance Marketplace in the U.S. Everquote filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018 to raise $75M by offering 4.7 million shares at a price range of $15 to $17, at an approximat...
Senior Systems Software Engineer
Senior Systems Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Software Engineer<br><br>We're looking for a talented Systems Engineer (back end engineer) who will be a strong technical contributor to out team. You would be responsible for signif...
About Everquote: The Largest Online Auto Insurance Marketplace in the U.S. Everquote filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018 to raise $75M by offering 4.7 million shares at a price range of $15 to $17, at an approximat...
Senior Systems Software Engineer
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Software Engineer
Senior Systems Software Engineer<br><br>We're looking for a talented Systems Engineer (back end engineer) who will be a strong technical contributor to out team. You would be responsible for signif...
About Everquote: The Largest Online Auto Insurance Marketplace in the U.S. Everquote filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018 to raise $75M by offering 4.7 million shares at a price range of $15 to $17, at an approximat...
Senior Software Engineer, Platform/Back End/Big Data
Senior Software Engineer, Platform/Back End/Big Data
201-500 employees
EverQuote (Nasdaq: EVER) makes insurance shopping easy, efficient and personal, saving consumers and insurance providers time and money. We operate the largest online marketplace for insurance shop...
About Everquote: The Largest Online Auto Insurance Marketplace in the U.S. Everquote filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018 to raise $75M by offering 4.7 million shares at a price range of $15 to $17, at an approximat...
Senior Software Engineer, Platform/Back End/Big Data
201-500 employees
Senior Software Engineer, Platform/Back End/Big Data
EverQuote (Nasdaq: EVER) makes insurance shopping easy, efficient and personal, saving consumers and insurance providers time and money. We operate the largest online marketplace for insurance shop...
About Everquote: The Largest Online Auto Insurance Marketplace in the U.S. Everquote filed for an IPO on June 18th, 2018 to raise $75M by offering 4.7 million shares at a price range of $15 to $17, at an approximat...
Senior Integration Engineer
Senior Integration Engineer
51-200 employees
We're looking for an experienced Senior Integration Engineer to join our fast growing team. As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for working across multiple stakeholders internally ...
About TrueMotion: TrueMotion is a company that provides auto insurers with a mobile telematics platform that enables digital programs, including powers usage-based insurance, distracted driving programs, claims serv...
Senior Integration Engineer
51-200 employees
Senior Integration Engineer
We're looking for an experienced Senior Integration Engineer to join our fast growing team. As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for working across multiple stakeholders internally ...
About TrueMotion: TrueMotion is a company that provides auto insurers with a mobile telematics platform that enables digital programs, including powers usage-based insurance, distracted driving programs, claims serv...
Software Engineer, Backend (Boston)
Software Engineer, Backend (Boston)
51-200 employees
Please note: You will be in a remote office. For this reason, we're only accepting senior-level candidates for this role.<br><br>Databases are the beating heart of every business in the world.<br><...
About Cockroach Labs: Cockroach Labs is a company that provides a cloud-native, distributed SQL database.
Software Engineer, Backend (Boston)
51-200 employees
Software Engineer, Backend (Boston)
Please note: You will be in a remote office. For this reason, we're only accepting senior-level candidates for this role.<br><br>Databases are the beating heart of every business in the world.<br><...
About Cockroach Labs: Cockroach Labs is a company that provides a cloud-native, distributed SQL database.
Software Engineer, Traffic Infrastructure
Software Engineer, Traffic Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Facebook's Traffic team is seeking experienced software engineers to build terabit class systems for balancing and managing application traffic. Our Traffic team builds global and local load balanc...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Software Engineer, Traffic Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Traffic Infrastructure
Facebook's Traffic team is seeking experienced software engineers to build terabit class systems for balancing and managing application traffic. Our Traffic team builds global and local load balanc...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-Op (Systems and Infrastructure)(2019)
Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-Op (Systems and Infrastructure)(2019)
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)(2019)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, PhD Intern/Co-Op (Systems and Infrastructure)(2019)
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, Traffic Infrastructure
Software Engineer, Traffic Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Facebook's Traffic team is seeking experienced software engineers to build terabit class systems for balancing and managing application traffic. Our Traffic team builds global and local load balanc...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
Software Engineer, Traffic Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, Traffic Infrastructure
Facebook's Traffic team is seeking experienced software engineers to build terabit class systems for balancing and managing application traffic. Our Traffic team builds global and local load balanc...
About Facebook: Facebook is an online social networking service.
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 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 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.
Sr. Software Engineer, Java-Scala
Sr. Software Engineer, Java-Scala
51-200 employees
The world's most well respected brands in retail, financial services, and education industries worldwide use TimeTrade to deliver on their brand promise of a truly personalized customer experience....
About TimeTrade Systems: TimeTrade creates conversations that drive business. The company's SaaS-based Customer Engagement Cloud lets businesses provide a personalized service guarantee.
Sr. Software Engineer, Java-Scala
51-200 employees
Sr. Software Engineer, Java-Scala
The world's most well respected brands in retail, financial services, and education industries worldwide use TimeTrade to deliver on their brand promise of a truly personalized customer experience....
About TimeTrade Systems: TimeTrade creates conversations that drive business. The company's SaaS-based Customer Engagement Cloud lets businesses provide a personalized service guarantee.
Principal Software Engineer, Java
Principal Software Engineer, Java
51-200 employees
The world's most well respected brands in retail, financial services, and technology industries worldwide use TimeTrade to deliver on their brand promise of a truly personalized customer experience...
About TimeTrade Systems: TimeTrade creates conversations that drive business. The company's SaaS-based Customer Engagement Cloud lets businesses provide a personalized service guarantee.
Principal Software Engineer, Java
51-200 employees
Principal Software Engineer, Java
The world's most well respected brands in retail, financial services, and technology industries worldwide use TimeTrade to deliver on their brand promise of a truly personalized customer experience...
About TimeTrade Systems: TimeTrade creates conversations that drive business. The company's SaaS-based Customer Engagement Cloud lets businesses provide a personalized service guarantee.
Backend Engineer
Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
Job Application for Backend Engineer at Panjiva<br><br>Apply Now Backend Engineer at Panjiva (View all jobs)<br><br>Engineering<br><br>Work with a small elite team in a $15 trillion industry<br><br...
About Panjiva: Panjiva is an information platform for global trade professionals, providing a marketplace for international buyers and sellers to connect.
Backend Engineer
51-200 employees
Backend Engineer
Job Application for Backend Engineer at Panjiva<br><br>Apply Now Backend Engineer at Panjiva (View all jobs)<br><br>Engineering<br><br>Work with a small elite team in a $15 trillion industry<br><br...
About Panjiva: Panjiva is an information platform for global trade professionals, providing a marketplace for international buyers and sellers to connect.
Sr Systems Engineer I
Sr Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Combat Systems Test Engineer<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>We are currently seeking a Combat Systems Test Engineer to join the Zumwalt Platform Integration Test and Delivery (PITD) teamin Portsmouth, ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Sr Systems Engineer I
Combat Systems Test Engineer<br><br>Job Summary:<br><br>We are currently seeking a Combat Systems Test Engineer to join the Zumwalt Platform Integration Test and Delivery (PITD) teamin Portsmouth, ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
System Safety Engineer
System Safety Engineer
5001+ employees
The Whole Life Engineering Directorate has an exciting opportunity for an experienced System Safety Engineer to join our Safety Team.<br><br>Raytheon's Whole Life Engineering Directorate is a syste...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
System Safety Engineer
5001+ employees
System Safety Engineer
The Whole Life Engineering Directorate has an exciting opportunity for an experienced System Safety Engineer to join our Safety Team.<br><br>Raytheon's Whole Life Engineering Directorate is a syste...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Staff Scientist I - Intelligence Software & Systems
Staff Scientist I - Intelligence Software & Systems
5001+ employees
Unmanned systems offer many new opportunities, and also pose unique and complex challenges. Join our small team of talented scientists and engineers to help define how drones are leveraged by milit...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Staff Scientist I - Intelligence Software & Systems
5001+ employees
Staff Scientist I - Intelligence Software & Systems
Unmanned systems offer many new opportunities, and also pose unique and complex challenges. Join our small team of talented scientists and engineers to help define how drones are leveraged by milit...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Principal Systems Engr
Sr Principal Systems Engr
5001+ employees
The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of Protected Communication Systems programs within the Integrated Communic...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Principal Systems Engr
5001+ employees
Sr Principal Systems Engr
The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of Protected Communication Systems programs within the Integrated Communic...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of Protected Communication Systems programs within the Integrated Communic...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of Protected Communication Systems programs within the Integrated Communic...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer - DSP, C++/Linux
Software Engineer - DSP, C++/Linux
5001+ employees
Job Description:<br><br>Are you interested in joining a community of diverse, dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Software Engineer who is looking for an opportunity in a collaborative envir...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer - DSP, C++/Linux
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - DSP, C++/Linux
Job Description:<br><br>Are you interested in joining a community of diverse, dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Software Engineer who is looking for an opportunity in a collaborative envir...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Secure Systems - Sr. Principal Systems Engr
Secure Systems - Sr. Principal Systems Engr
5001+ employees
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Center is seeking a talented Systems Security Engineer (SSE) to join the Secure Systems Department. This pos...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Secure Systems - Sr. Principal Systems Engr
5001+ employees
Secure Systems - Sr. Principal Systems Engr
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), Systems Engineering Integration & Test (SEIT) Center is seeking a talented Systems Security Engineer (SSE) to join the Secure Systems Department. This pos...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Powerful Careers - Legendary Innovations. Raytheon offers a wealth of opportunities for your future and beyond. Bring your talent and skills to a company where challenging the status quo and innova...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer I
Powerful Careers - Legendary Innovations. Raytheon offers a wealth of opportunities for your future and beyond. Bring your talent and skills to a company where challenging the status quo and innova...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Software Engineer (C++/Java)
Senior Software Engineer (C++/Java)
5001+ employees
The Advanced Communication Department in Marlborough Massachusetts is pursuing top talent to join the Raytheon team and support our vision to be "One global team creating trusted, innovative soluti...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Software Engineer (C++/Java)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer (C++/Java)
The Advanced Communication Department in Marlborough Massachusetts is pursuing top talent to join the Raytheon team and support our vision to be "One global team creating trusted, innovative soluti...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
System Safety Engineer
System Safety Engineer
5001+ employees
The Whole Life Engineering Directorate has an exciting opportunity for an experienced System Safety Engineer to join our Safety Team. Raytheon's Whole Life Engineering Directorate is a systems engi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
System Safety Engineer
5001+ employees
System Safety Engineer
The Whole Life Engineering Directorate has an exciting opportunity for an experienced System Safety Engineer to join our Safety Team. Raytheon's Whole Life Engineering Directorate is a systems engi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Raytheon Global Business Services (GBS) has an opening for a Senior Systems Engineer to assist Cyber Development Team within the Cyber Threat Operations group with developing solutions specifically...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Raytheon Global Business Services (GBS) has an opening for a Senior Systems Engineer to assist Cyber Development Team within the Cyber Threat Operations group with developing solutions specifically...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ or Java and Linux
Senior Software Engineer - C++ or Java and Linux
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Engineer I<br><br>MA - Tewksbury<br><br>Looking for a new opportunity in software development?<br><br>Are you interested in joining a community of diverse, dynamic, and professional en...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Software Engineer - C++ or Java and Linux
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - C++ or Java and Linux
Sr. Software Engineer I<br><br>MA - Tewksbury<br><br>Looking for a new opportunity in software development?<br><br>Are you interested in joining a community of diverse, dynamic, and professional en...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, Real-time, multi-threading, Signal Processing
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, Real-time, multi-threading, Signal Processing
5001+ employees
Are you interested in joining a community of dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Software Engineer who is looking for a new opportunity in a collaborative environment which is characterized ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, Real-time, multi-threading, Signal Processing
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, Real-time, multi-threading, Signal Processing
Are you interested in joining a community of dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Software Engineer who is looking for a new opportunity in a collaborative environment which is characterized ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, multi-threading
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, multi-threading
5001+ employees
Job Description:<br><br>Are you interested in joining a community of diverse, dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Software Engineer who is looking for an opportunity in a collaborative envir...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, multi-threading
5001+ employees
Software Engineer - C++/Linux, multi-threading
Job Description:<br><br>Are you interested in joining a community of diverse, dynamic, professional engineers? Are you a Software Engineer who is looking for an opportunity in a collaborative envir...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer I
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Powerful Careers - Legendary Innovations. Raytheon offers a wealth of opportunities for your future and beyond. Bring your talent and skills to a company where challenging the status quo and innova...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer I
Powerful Careers - Legendary Innovations. Raytheon offers a wealth of opportunities for your future and beyond. Bring your talent and skills to a company where challenging the status quo and innova...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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