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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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Sr Systems Engineer II
Sr Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Are you ready to take on a fresh challenge, grow your career and contribute to making the world a safer place? Raytheon is ready to help you achieve your goals. Join our Raytheon Air Traffic System...
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
Are you ready to take on a fresh challenge, grow your career and contribute to making the world a safer place? Raytheon is ready to help you achieve your goals. Join our Raytheon Air Traffic System...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Radar Systems Engineer II
Senior Radar Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Radar Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Senior Radar Systems Engineer II
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Distributed Systems Engineer
Distributed Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
If you are excited by the challenges of building software and systems that can withstand cyber attacks or that use sophisticated AI algorithms and autonomous drones to help find lost travelers, app...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Distributed Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Distributed Systems Engineer
If you are excited by the challenges of building software and systems that can withstand cyber attacks or that use sophisticated AI algorithms and autonomous drones to help find lost travelers, app...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer - DOORS Administrator
Systems Engineer - DOORS Administrator
5001+ employees
Raytheon's ReLaunch Program provides a unique opportunity for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking a career break. This 12-week paid program will provide multiple resou...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer - DOORS Administrator
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - DOORS Administrator
Raytheon's ReLaunch Program provides a unique opportunity for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking a career break. This 12-week paid program will provide multiple resou...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
System of System - Sr Systems Engineer I
System of System - Sr Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…..<br><br>Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and provi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
System of System - Sr Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
System of System - Sr Systems Engineer I
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…..<br><br>Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and provi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Systems Engineer I
Senior Systems Engineer I
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.
Senior Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Senior Systems Engineer I
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.
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Principal Radar Systems Engineer
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
System of system - Sr Systems Engineer II
System of system - Sr Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…<br><br>Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
System of system - Sr Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
System of system - Sr Systems Engineer II
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…<br><br>Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Distributed and Resilient Systems Engineer
Distributed and Resilient Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
If you are excited by the challenges of building software and systems that can withstand cyber attacks or that use sophisticated AI algorithms and autonomous drones to help find lost travelers, app...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Distributed and Resilient Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Distributed and Resilient Systems Engineer
If you are excited by the challenges of building software and systems that can withstand cyber attacks or that use sophisticated AI algorithms and autonomous drones to help find lost travelers, app...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principal Software Engineer - Patriot Fielded Systems and Validation
Principal Software Engineer - Patriot Fielded Systems and Validation
5001+ employees
Principal Software Engineer<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 professiona...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principal Software Engineer - Patriot Fielded Systems and Validation
5001+ employees
Principal Software Engineer - Patriot Fielded Systems and Validation
Principal Software Engineer<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 professiona...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Radar Systems Engineer II
Radar Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system-level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Radar Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Radar Systems Engineer II
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system-level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Radar Systems Engineer I
Senior Radar Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Radar Systems Engineer I
5001+ employees
Senior Radar Systems Engineer I
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Secure Systems - Sr. Systems Engineer II
Secure Systems - Sr. Systems Engineer II
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 technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Secure Systems - Sr. Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Secure Systems - Sr. Systems Engineer II
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 technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Raytheon Intelligence, Information, and Services (IIS) in Marlborough, MA, is seeking an experienced systems engineer to join our team developing next generation air traffic systems. Raytheon's Air...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
Raytheon Intelligence, Information, and Services (IIS) in Marlborough, MA, is seeking an experienced systems engineer to join our team developing next generation air traffic systems. Raytheon's Air...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Principal Radar Systems Engineer
Senior Principal Radar Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Principal Radar Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Principal Radar Systems Engineer
The Systems Architecture Design and Integration Directorate (SADID) is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within IDS. SADID provides system level design through requiremen...
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 technology company, which 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 technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Senior
Java Software Developer - Senior
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - SeniorFighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Senior
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - Senior
Java Software Developer - SeniorFighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Junior
Java Software Developer - Junior
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - Junior*Job Description<br><br>Fighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operati...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Junior
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - Junior
Java Software Developer - Junior*Job Description<br><br>Fighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operati...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Master
Java Software Developer - Master
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - MasterFighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Master
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - Master
Java Software Developer - MasterFighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Expert
Java Software Developer - Expert
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - Expert<br><br>Fighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operations Center Weapo...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Java Software Developer - Expert
5001+ employees
Java Software Developer - Expert
Java Software Developer - Expert<br><br>Fighting a multi-domain war requires integration across platforms, systems, military branches and coalition forces. The Air and Space Operations Center Weapo...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer / Task Lead / Test Director<br><br>The Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) Department within the Space and Airborne Sy...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Principal Systems Engineer
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer / Task Lead / Test Director<br><br>The Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) Department within the Space and Airborne Sy...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Communications Networking Systems Engineer II
Sr Communications Networking Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…<br><br>Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Communications Networking Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Sr Communications Networking Systems Engineer II
One global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place…<br><br>Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providi...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principle Systems Engineer
Principle Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) Department within the Space and Airborne Systems Business Segment is in...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Principle Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Principle Systems Engineer
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Systems Engineering, Integration, and Test (SEIT) Department within the Space and Airborne Systems Business Segment is in...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems IV & V Engineer
Systems IV & V Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems IV & V Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems IV & V Engineer
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of...
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
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 global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Sr Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Sr 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 global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems IV&V Engineer
Systems IV&V Engineer
5001+ employees
Job Description:<br><br>Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems IV&V Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems IV&V Engineer
Job Description:<br><br>Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across ...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems IV & V Engineer
Systems IV & V Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems IV & V Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems IV & V Engineer
Systems Integration, Verification and Validation (IV&V) Engineer<br><br>The Protected Communication Systems Department is involved all aspects of Systems Engineering across the program lifecycle of...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.
Staff Software Engineer II - Systems Engineer
Staff Software Engineer II - Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
The Network and Cyber Technologies business unit at Raytheon BBN Technologies is seeking a qualified System/Software Engineer to support projects that focus on novel ways of using networking (wired...
About Raytheon: Raytheon is a technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Staff Software Engineer II - Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Staff Software Engineer II - Systems Engineer
The Network and Cyber Technologies business unit at Raytheon BBN Technologies is seeking a qualified System/Software Engineer to support projects that focus on novel ways of using networking (wired...
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.

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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