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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.

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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 Systems Engineer
Principal Systems Engineer
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.
Principal Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Principal Systems Engineer
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.
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 technology company, which 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 technology company, which specializes in defense and other government markets.
Systems Engineer III
Systems Engineer III
1501-5000 employees
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Systems Engineer III is responsible for the support of the organizations IT Infrastructure. The position will work closely with the senior level Engineers, as well as the Datab...
About Destination XL Group: Destination XL Group operates as a specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel.
Systems Engineer III
1501-5000 employees
Systems Engineer III
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Systems Engineer III is responsible for the support of the organizations IT Infrastructure. The position will work closely with the senior level Engineers, as well as the Datab...
About Destination XL Group: Destination XL Group operates as a specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel.
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the design and support of the organizations IT Infrastructure. The position will work closely with the SR IT Project Engineer to defi...
About Destination XL Group: Destination XL Group operates as a specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel.
Senior Systems Engineer
1501-5000 employees
Senior Systems Engineer
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for the design and support of the organizations IT Infrastructure. The position will work closely with the SR IT Project Engineer to defi...
About Destination XL Group: Destination XL Group operates as a specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel.
Senior Software Engineer - Java
Senior Software Engineer - Java
1501-5000 employees
About The Opportunity<br><br>Here at Grubhub we've been dedicated to giving diners the most convenient way to order food from their favorite restaurants (whether that's a late night Chalupa from Ta...
About GrubHub: GrubHub provides an online and mobile platform for restaurant pick-up and delivery orders.
Senior Software Engineer - Java
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer - Java
About The Opportunity<br><br>Here at Grubhub we've been dedicated to giving diners the most convenient way to order food from their favorite restaurants (whether that's a late night Chalupa from Ta...
About GrubHub: GrubHub provides an online and mobile platform for restaurant pick-up and delivery orders.
.NET Software Developer
.NET Software Developer
5001+ employees
Imagine new horizons:<br><br>* Dassault Systemes' software solutions create an unmatched scientific management environment that can help science-driven companies create and connect biological, chem...
About Dassault Systemes: Dassault Systemes is a company that provides project lifecycle management solutions that enable businesses to create and share experiences in 3D.
.NET Software Developer
5001+ employees
.NET Software Developer
Imagine new horizons:<br><br>* Dassault Systemes' software solutions create an unmatched scientific management environment that can help science-driven companies create and connect biological, chem...
About Dassault Systemes: Dassault Systemes is a company that provides project lifecycle management solutions that enable businesses to create and share experiences in 3D.
SIMULIA C++ Application Developer
SIMULIA C++ Application Developer
5001+ employees
Imagine new horizons...<br><br>Dassault Systèmes - a global innovator of simulation driven engineering solutions - is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help develop cutting-edge simulation and ...
About Dassault Systemes: Dassault Systemes provides project lifecycle management solutions that enable businesses to create and share experiences in 3D.
SIMULIA C++ Application Developer
5001+ employees
SIMULIA C++ Application Developer
Imagine new horizons...<br><br>Dassault Systèmes - a global innovator of simulation driven engineering solutions - is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to help develop cutting-edge simulation and ...
About Dassault Systemes: Dassault Systemes provides project lifecycle management solutions that enable businesses to create and share experiences in 3D.
Software Engineer II, Core Integrations
Software Engineer II, Core Integrations
1001-1500 employees
We're not your traditional tech company and we don't aim to be. Going against the grain is in our DNA. Building a revolutionary product begins with revolutionary thinking. That's why we value diver...
About Toast: Toast is a tablet point-of-sale app for restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, and other businesses in the food service and hospitality space.
Software Engineer II, Core Integrations
1001-1500 employees
Software Engineer II, Core Integrations
We're not your traditional tech company and we don't aim to be. Going against the grain is in our DNA. Building a revolutionary product begins with revolutionary thinking. That's why we value diver...
About Toast: Toast is a tablet point-of-sale app for restaurants, cafes, bars, clubs, and other businesses in the food service and hospitality space.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
5001+ employees
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Software Developer - .NET
Software Developer - .NET
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers): PricewaterhouseCoopers offers auditing, accounting, and assurance services.
Software Developer - .NET
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers): PricewaterhouseCoopers offers auditing, accounting, and assurance services.
Software Developer - .NET
Software Developer - .NET
5001+ employees
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Software Developer - .NET
5001+ employees
Software Developer - .NET
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Salesforce Architect (HIA)
Salesforce Architect (HIA)
5001+ employees
A career within Salesforce Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients leverage Salesforce technology to enhance their customer experiences, enable sustainable ch...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Salesforce Architect (HIA)
5001+ employees
Salesforce Architect (HIA)
A career within Salesforce Consulting services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients leverage Salesforce technology to enhance their customer experiences, enable sustainable ch...
About PwC: PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) is a global provider of auditing, accounting, and assurance services for organizations and individuals.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers): PricewaterhouseCoopers offers auditing, accounting, and assurance services.
Sr. Software Developer - API Integrations
A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to w...
About PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers): PricewaterhouseCoopers offers auditing, accounting, and assurance services.
Systems Engineer - Majors East - Prisma Access
Systems Engineer - Majors East - Prisma Access
5001+ employees
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks produces hardware firewall products that take an app-centric method for traffic classification and enable app visibility.
Systems Engineer - Majors East - Prisma Access
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - Majors East - Prisma Access
Our Mission<br><br>At Palo Alto Networks® everything starts and ends with our mission:<br><br>Being the cybersecurity partner of choice, protecting our digital way of life.<br><br>We have the visio...
About Palo Alto Networks: Palo Alto Networks produces hardware firewall products that take an app-centric method for traffic classification and enable app visibility.
Slack API Engineer
Slack API Engineer
5001+ employees
Qualifications<br><br>* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant experience<br>* 3+ years of experience building enterprise-level integrations with a focus on performance, sc...
About McKinsey: McKinsey & Company provides management consulting services to businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations, and not-for-profits.
Slack API Engineer
5001+ employees
Slack API Engineer
Qualifications<br><br>* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant experience<br>* 3+ years of experience building enterprise-level integrations with a focus on performance, sc...
About McKinsey: McKinsey & Company provides management consulting services to businesses, governments, non-governmental organizations, and not-for-profits.
Senior Java Microservices
Senior Java Microservices
5001+ employees
We are looking for Senior Java Microservices<br><br>Basic Qualifications:<br><br>* Minimum 8+ years of hands on experience in Java and Microservices.<br>* Hands on experience in Springboot and Micr...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Senior Java Microservices
5001+ employees
Senior Java Microservices
We are looking for Senior Java Microservices<br><br>Basic Qualifications:<br><br>* Minimum 8+ years of hands on experience in Java and Microservices.<br>* Hands on experience in Springboot and Micr...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Sr. Java Developer
Sr. Java Developer
5001+ employees
Must Have Skills: Spring MVC, Java 8, Core Java, Oracle 10, iBaties, Hibernate, Java Script, Java Servlet Pages, Maven<br><br>Job Roles / Responsibilities:<br><br>Java Developer: Proven hands-on So...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Sr. Java Developer
5001+ employees
Sr. Java Developer
Must Have Skills: Spring MVC, Java 8, Core Java, Oracle 10, iBaties, Hibernate, Java Script, Java Servlet Pages, Maven<br><br>Job Roles / Responsibilities:<br><br>Java Developer: Proven hands-on So...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
System Engineer
System Engineer
5001+ employees
Cognizant is hiring for "System Engineer"- Boston, MA, Interested candidates who are willing to relocate within the USA can apply. Relocation assistance will be provided<br><br>Note:"Cognizant will...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
System Engineer
5001+ employees
System Engineer
Cognizant is hiring for "System Engineer"- Boston, MA, Interested candidates who are willing to relocate within the USA can apply. Relocation assistance will be provided<br><br>Note:"Cognizant will...
About Cognizant: Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.
Lead Staff Software Integration Engineer
Lead Staff Software Integration Engineer
5001+ employees
Role Summary:<br><br>As an AiRXOS hardware/software integrator, your job will to come up with creative prototypes and solutions that integrate UAVs, sensors, and our product. You will be challenged...
About General Electric: General Electric is a multinational conglomerate corporation offering infrastructure and financial services.
Lead Staff Software Integration Engineer
5001+ employees
Lead Staff Software Integration Engineer
Role Summary:<br><br>As an AiRXOS hardware/software integrator, your job will to come up with creative prototypes and solutions that integrate UAVs, sensors, and our product. You will be challenged...
About General Electric: General Electric is a multinational conglomerate corporation offering infrastructure and financial services.
Data Systems Software Engineer
Data Systems Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Role Summary:The Data Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for the development of software packages used for data acquisition, selection of related computer hardware, deployment, cyber-sec...
About General Electric: General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.
Data Systems Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Data Systems Software Engineer
Role Summary:The Data Systems Software Engineer will be responsible for the development of software packages used for data acquisition, selection of related computer hardware, deployment, cyber-sec...
About General Electric: General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.
Full Stack Backend Software Engineer
Full Stack Backend Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Role Summary:This position is responsible for designing and implementing innovative backend SW components for a set of UAV/drone operations management products. These components will be realized as...
About General Electric: General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.
Full Stack Backend Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Full Stack Backend Software Engineer
Role Summary:This position is responsible for designing and implementing innovative backend SW components for a set of UAV/drone operations management products. These components will be realized as...
About General Electric: General Electric is a high-tech industrial company engaged in energy, healthcare, and transportation.
Development Tools Architect - Infrastructure
Development Tools Architect - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
GPU Development Tools Architect<br><br>A key part of NVIDIA's strength is our advanced development tools and simulation environments that enable our incredible pace of delivering new technology to ...
About NVIDIA: NVIDIA is a fabless semiconductor company providing graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units (SoCs) for the mobile computing and a...
Development Tools Architect - Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Development Tools Architect - Infrastructure
GPU Development Tools Architect<br><br>A key part of NVIDIA's strength is our advanced development tools and simulation environments that enable our incredible pace of delivering new technology to ...
About NVIDIA: NVIDIA is a fabless semiconductor company providing graphics processing units (GPUs) for the gaming and professional markets, as well as system on a chip units (SoCs) for the mobile computing and a...
Senior Software Engineer-Deployment Systems
Senior Software Engineer-Deployment Systems
5001+ employees
Who we are:<br><br>Wayfair's Release Engineering team owns the deployment ecosystems used to release and rapidly iterate on hundreds of applications. It's our job to act as force multipliers for al...
About Wayfair: Wayfair (formerly CSN Stores) is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior Software Engineer-Deployment Systems
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer-Deployment Systems
Who we are:<br><br>Wayfair's Release Engineering team owns the deployment ecosystems used to release and rapidly iterate on hundreds of applications. It's our job to act as force multipliers for al...
About Wayfair: Wayfair (formerly CSN Stores) is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior Software Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
Senior Software Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Who We Are:<br><br>At Wayfair, the Test Enablement group is reducing the friction of automated testing across the organization by focusing on building tooling, scaling test infrastructure and testi...
About Wayfair: Wayfair is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior Software Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Platform and Infrastructure
Who We Are:<br><br>At Wayfair, the Test Enablement group is reducing the friction of automated testing across the organization by focusing on building tooling, scaling test infrastructure and testi...
About Wayfair: Wayfair is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior Engineer - Emerging Systems
Senior Engineer - Emerging Systems
5001+ employees
The Emerging Systems is an internal tech incubator with a strong focus on solving the challenge of how software teams interface with Infrastructure tools and technologies. We've created data-stream...
About Wayfair: Wayfair (formerly CSN Stores) is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior Engineer - Emerging Systems
5001+ employees
Senior Engineer - Emerging Systems
The Emerging Systems is an internal tech incubator with a strong focus on solving the challenge of how software teams interface with Infrastructure tools and technologies. We've created data-stream...
About Wayfair: Wayfair (formerly CSN Stores) is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Performance Engineering Architect - Chaos Engineering
Performance Engineering Architect - Chaos Engineering
5001+ employees
Performance Engineering Architect<br><br>Wayfair is all about speed. Speed to value. Speed of delivery. Speed of our systems. We're looking for an experienced performance architect to join our Deve...
About Wayfair: Wayfair is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Performance Engineering Architect - Chaos Engineering
5001+ employees
Performance Engineering Architect - Chaos Engineering
Performance Engineering Architect<br><br>Wayfair is all about speed. Speed to value. Speed of delivery. Speed of our systems. We're looking for an experienced performance architect to join our Deve...
About Wayfair: Wayfair is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior Search Engineer
Senior Search Engineer
5001+ employees
Who we are:<br><br>Search Technologies is a highly impactful team at Wayfair looking for experienced engineers. We build fast, reliable and powerful customer-facing search systems across all Wayfai...
About Wayfair: Wayfair is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior Search Engineer
5001+ employees
Senior Search Engineer
Who we are:<br><br>Search Technologies is a highly impactful team at Wayfair looking for experienced engineers. We build fast, reliable and powerful customer-facing search systems across all Wayfai...
About Wayfair: Wayfair is an online retailer of home products for bedrooms, living rooms, kitchen and dining, home entertainment, bathrooms and more.
Senior System Architect
Senior System Architect
5001+ employees
Meet Our Team:<br><br>Our team of System Architects support Pega's enterprise applications built on our Pega Infinity Platform. They are a co-located team dedicated to designing, building and suppo...
About Pegasystems: Pegasystems is a company developing customer engagement and digital process automation software.
Senior System Architect
5001+ employees
Senior System Architect
Meet Our Team:<br><br>Our team of System Architects support Pega's enterprise applications built on our Pega Infinity Platform. They are a co-located team dedicated to designing, building and suppo...
About Pegasystems: Pegasystems is a company developing customer engagement and digital process automation software.
Systems Engineer - Internet Of Things
Systems Engineer - Internet Of Things
5001+ employees
What you'll be doing...<br><br>You'll be helping us deliver more value to our customers by working with partners to implement their applications and services onto our internet of things platform. W...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company operating 4G LTE network, 3G network, and information services.
Systems Engineer - Internet Of Things
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - Internet Of Things
What you'll be doing...<br><br>You'll be helping us deliver more value to our customers by working with partners to implement their applications and services onto our internet of things platform. W...
About Verizon: Verizon Communications is a broadband and telecommunications company operating 4G LTE network, 3G network, and information services.

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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