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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 Systems Architect
Senior Systems Architect
201-500 employees
Company Summary<br><br>NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Our ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network...
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
Senior Systems Architect
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Architect
Company Summary<br><br>NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Our ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network...
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
Senior Systems Architect
Senior Systems Architect
201-500 employees
Company Summary<br><br>NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Our ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network...
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
Senior Systems Architect
201-500 employees
Senior Systems Architect
Company Summary<br><br>NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Our ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network...
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
Software Engineer - C++
Software Engineer - C++
201-500 employees
Company Summary<br><br>NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Our ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network...
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
Software Engineer - C++
201-500 employees
Software Engineer - C++
Company Summary<br><br>NetBrain is the market leader disrupting the network automation space. Our ground-breaking automation platform leverages the power of dynamic maps to provide CIOs and network...
About NetBrain Technologies: NetBrain Technologies is the provider of the first map-driven network automation solution.
Linux Operations Engineer
Linux Operations Engineer
51-200 employees
The Linux Operations Engineer sits at the heart of the SiteSpect technology platform, owning the day-to-day operations and management of our production environments, including the hardware, network...
About SiteSpect: SiteSpect is an optimization platform enabling web and mobile marketers to improve conversion rates and engagement.
Linux Operations Engineer
51-200 employees
Linux Operations Engineer
The Linux Operations Engineer sits at the heart of the SiteSpect technology platform, owning the day-to-day operations and management of our production environments, including the hardware, network...
About SiteSpect: SiteSpect is an optimization platform enabling web and mobile marketers to improve conversion rates and engagement.
SaaS Architect - Retail OMS & OB
SaaS Architect - Retail OMS & OB
5001+ employees
Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.<br>...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
SaaS Architect - Retail OMS & OB
5001+ employees
SaaS Architect - Retail OMS & OB
Analyze, design develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for commercial or end user applications. Writes code, completes programming and performs testing and debugging of applications.<br>...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Software Engineer, OS Integration
Software Engineer, OS Integration
5001+ employees
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.<br><br>As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in ...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Software Engineer, OS Integration
5001+ employees
Software Engineer, OS Integration
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.<br><br>As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in ...
About Oracle: Oracle is a company providing integrated cloud applications and platform services.
Sr Java Developer for Cloud Commerce
Sr Java Developer for Cloud Commerce
5001+ employees
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.<br><br>As a member of the software engineering division, you will assist in defining and ...
About Oracle: Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products.
Sr Java Developer for Cloud Commerce
5001+ employees
Sr Java Developer for Cloud Commerce
Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.<br><br>As a member of the software engineering division, you will assist in defining and ...
About Oracle: Oracle is a computer technology corporation developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products.
Senior Backend Software Engineer
Senior Backend Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
Meet CarGurus-the #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, we're building the world's most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace where it's easy to find great deals f...
About CarGurus: CarGurus operates an online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars worldwide.
Senior Backend Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior Backend Software Engineer
Meet CarGurus-the #1 visited online car shopping website in the US. At CarGurus, we're building the world's most trusted and transparent automotive marketplace where it's easy to find great deals f...
About CarGurus: CarGurus operates an online automotive marketplace connecting buyers and sellers of new and used cars worldwide.
Senior Software Engineer (Java, Spring, AWS)
Senior Software Engineer (Java, Spring, AWS)
1501-5000 employees
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT<br><br>Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tai...
About Wellington Management: Provides a range investment services to public and private institutions.
Senior Software Engineer (Java, Spring, AWS)
1501-5000 employees
Senior Software Engineer (Java, Spring, AWS)
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT<br><br>Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tai...
About Wellington Management: Provides a range investment services to public and private institutions.
Integration Developer
Integration Developer
1001-1500 employees
Department: Platforms and Infrastructure<br><br>Location: Boston<br><br>Req#: 5270<br><br>For the past 17 years, we've changed the way that people listen. We've designed the ultimate home music exp...
About Sonos: Sonos is a consumer electronics company that makes a variety of wireless audio products.
Integration Developer
1001-1500 employees
Integration Developer
Department: Platforms and Infrastructure<br><br>Location: Boston<br><br>Req#: 5270<br><br>For the past 17 years, we've changed the way that people listen. We've designed the ultimate home music exp...
About Sonos: Sonos is a consumer electronics company that makes a variety of wireless audio products.
Senior System Software Engineer
Senior System Software Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Department: Software<br><br>Location: Boston<br><br>Req#: 5267<br><br>At Sonos we are passionate about creating and delivering the finest HiFi audio systems in the world to our customers. Our produ...
About Sonos: Sonos is a consumer electronics company that makes a variety of wireless audio products.
Senior System Software Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Senior System Software Engineer
Department: Software<br><br>Location: Boston<br><br>Req#: 5267<br><br>At Sonos we are passionate about creating and delivering the finest HiFi audio systems in the world to our customers. Our produ...
About Sonos: Sonos is a consumer electronics company that makes a variety of wireless audio products.
Senior Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
Senior Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Senior Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
Senior Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Senior Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
Senior Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a provider of life cycle support to defense systems.
Senior Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer II (Radar Systems)
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a provider of life cycle support to defense systems.
Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
Principal Software Engineer (Radar Systems)
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Senior Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
Senior Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Senior Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
Senior Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a diversified professional and technical services company.
Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a provider of life cycle support to defense systems.
Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
501-1000 employees
Software Engineer I (Radar Systems)
KAB Laboratories, Inc. (<br><br>
About Epsilon Systems Solutions: Epsilon Systems Solutions is a provider of life cycle support to defense systems.
Software Engineer - Junior (C++/Python)
Software Engineer - Junior (C++/Python)
201-500 employees
Boston Dynamics is seeking Junior Software Engineers to join its fast moving team working to create advanced robotics and vision solutions that impact the world. Sound fun? You'll have the opportun...
About Boston Dynamics: Boston Dynamics is an engineering company that specializes in building dynamic robots and software for human simulation.
Software Engineer - Junior (C++/Python)
201-500 employees
Software Engineer - Junior (C++/Python)
Boston Dynamics is seeking Junior Software Engineers to join its fast moving team working to create advanced robotics and vision solutions that impact the world. Sound fun? You'll have the opportun...
About Boston Dynamics: Boston Dynamics is an engineering company that specializes in building dynamic robots and software for human simulation.
Control Systems Engineer
Control Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
At Boston Dynamics, we build robots that push the boundaries of dynamic behavior and autonomy. We are looking for talented Control Systems Engineers who are passionate about working in a multidisci...
About Boston Dynamics: Boston Dynamics is an engineering company that specializes in building dynamic robots and software for human simulation.
Control Systems Engineer
201-500 employees
Control Systems Engineer
At Boston Dynamics, we build robots that push the boundaries of dynamic behavior and autonomy. We are looking for talented Control Systems Engineers who are passionate about working in a multidisci...
About Boston Dynamics: Boston Dynamics is an engineering company that specializes in building dynamic robots and software for human simulation.
Cloud Systems Engineer
Cloud Systems Engineer
Overview<br><br>This ever-evolving internal role will support the on-going operation and improvement of critical systems in our hosted private cloud environment, as well as the addition of public c...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Cloud Systems Engineer
Overview<br><br>This ever-evolving internal role will support the on-going operation and improvement of critical systems in our hosted private cloud environment, as well as the addition of public c...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Linux System Engineer
Linux System Engineer
The Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, deploying and supporting the end-to-end infrastructure architecture for a specified Service a specific Service, service line, or group of services...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Linux System Engineer
The Systems Engineer is responsible for designing, deploying and supporting the end-to-end infrastructure architecture for a specified Service a specific Service, service line, or group of services...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Senior System Engineer
Senior System Engineer
Barracuda MSP is one of the leading and fastest growing providers of cloud backup and recovery to partner resellers and managed service providers. We have been growing at a record pace and joined B...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Senior System Engineer
Barracuda MSP is one of the leading and fastest growing providers of cloud backup and recovery to partner resellers and managed service providers. We have been growing at a record pace and joined B...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides storage and backup automation solutions.
Sustaining Software Engineer - C#.Net
Sustaining Software Engineer - C#.Net
Barracuda MSP is on the cutting edge of the SaaS cloud storage market, delivering an exceptional customer experience for its channel partners. Serving over 2000 partners, and nearly 40,000 small bu...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Sustaining Software Engineer - C#.Net
Barracuda MSP is on the cutting edge of the SaaS cloud storage market, delivering an exceptional customer experience for its channel partners. Serving over 2000 partners, and nearly 40,000 small bu...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>Overview<br><br>Alnylam was founded in 2002 on a revolutionary vision and bold mission which remain firmly in place today. We are leading the translation of...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer
Senior IT Infrastructure Engineer<br><br>Overview<br><br>Alnylam was founded in 2002 on a revolutionary vision and bold mission which remain firmly in place today. We are leading the translation of...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Cloud Native Staff System Engineer - North East
Cloud Native Staff System Engineer - North East
Job ID R1901815 Date posted Feb. 06, 2019<br><br>The VMware Cloud Native Applications Business Unit are looking for the next presales systems engineers to lead the company in this ever-evolving spa...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Cloud Native Staff System Engineer - North East
Job ID R1901815 Date posted Feb. 06, 2019<br><br>The VMware Cloud Native Applications Business Unit are looking for the next presales systems engineers to lead the company in this ever-evolving spa...
About Partners Data Systems: Partners Data Systems is a company that provides high availability storage and backup automation solutions.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Key Responsibilities<br><br>* Support system engineering projects that have a substantial mix of electrical, mechanical, physics, algorithms and software design, and understand the underlying syste...
About Applied Materials: Applied Materials provides manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
Key Responsibilities<br><br>* Support system engineering projects that have a substantial mix of electrical, mechanical, physics, algorithms and software design, and understand the underlying syste...
About Applied Materials: Applied Materials provides manufacturing solutions for the semiconductor, flat panel display and solar photovoltaic industries.
Salesforce Engineer
Salesforce Engineer
501-1000 employees
Salesforce Engineer<br><br>Job Locations US-MA-Boston<br><br>Posted Date 3 months ago(4/12/2019 12:35 PM)<br><br>Job ID 2019-2047 # of Openings 1 Category Technology<br><br>Overview<br><br>Boston P...
About Boston Private Financial: Boston Private Financial Holdings is a wealth management and private banking organization.
Salesforce Engineer
501-1000 employees
Salesforce Engineer
Salesforce Engineer<br><br>Job Locations US-MA-Boston<br><br>Posted Date 3 months ago(4/12/2019 12:35 PM)<br><br>Job ID 2019-2047 # of Openings 1 Category Technology<br><br>Overview<br><br>Boston P...
About Boston Private Financial: Boston Private Financial Holdings is a wealth management and private banking organization.
API Software Engineer
API Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
API Software Engineer<br><br>Job Locations US-MA-Boston<br><br>Posted Date 3 months ago(4/11/2019 4:42 PM)<br><br>Job ID 2019-2049 # of Openings 1 Category Technology<br><br>Overview<br><br>Boston ...
About Boston Private Financial: Boston Private Financial Holdings is a wealth management and private banking organization.
API Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
API Software Engineer
API Software Engineer<br><br>Job Locations US-MA-Boston<br><br>Posted Date 3 months ago(4/11/2019 4:42 PM)<br><br>Job ID 2019-2049 # of Openings 1 Category Technology<br><br>Overview<br><br>Boston ...
About Boston Private Financial: Boston Private Financial Holdings is a wealth management and private banking organization.
API Senior Software Engineer
API Senior Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
API Senior Software Engineer<br><br>Job Locations US-MA-Boston<br><br>Posted Date 3 months ago(4/9/2019 10:45 AM)<br><br>Job ID 2019-2048 # of Openings 1 Category Technology<br><br>Overview<br><br>...
About Boston Private Financial: Boston Private Financial Holdings is a wealth management and private banking organization.
API Senior Software Engineer
501-1000 employees
API Senior Software Engineer
API Senior Software Engineer<br><br>Job Locations US-MA-Boston<br><br>Posted Date 3 months ago(4/9/2019 10:45 AM)<br><br>Job ID 2019-2048 # of Openings 1 Category Technology<br><br>Overview<br><br>...
About Boston Private Financial: Boston Private Financial Holdings is a wealth management and private banking organization.
Sr. Systems Engineer
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve...
About Manulife Financial: Manulife Financial is a financial services company engaged in providing customers with financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and ins...
Sr. Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Engineer
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve...
About Manulife Financial: Manulife Financial is a financial services company engaged in providing customers with financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and ins...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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