Job Directory Boston Backend Engineer

How HIRED Works

Tell your story

Showcase your skill set, passions and career aspirations on your personalized Hired profile.

Companies apply to you

Respond to interview requests from employers for opportunities that match your goals and salary requirements.

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

Backend Engineer Jobs in Boston

Find Backend Engineer Jobs in Boston

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.

Loading...

Top paying cities for Backend Engineers:
Sr. System Support Engineer
Sr. System Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. System Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Sr. System Support Engineer
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Architect
Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Systems Architect
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Support Engineer
System Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
System Support Engineer
5001+ employees
System Support Engineer
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
System Support Engineer
System Support Engineer
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Support Engineer
5001+ employees
System Support Engineer
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5001+ employees
Cloud Infrastructure Architect
At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring highly technical cloud computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
IT Systems Engineer
IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
PillPack is an independently operated subsidiary of Amazon, acquired in 2018. Our mission is to deliver the right medications to our customers at the right times without the complexity and frustrat...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
IT Systems Engineer
PillPack is an independently operated subsidiary of Amazon, acquired in 2018. Our mission is to deliver the right medications to our customers at the right times without the complexity and frustrat...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
PillPack is an independently operated subsidiary of Amazon, acquired in 2018. Our mission is to deliver the right medications to our customers at the right times without the complexity and frustrat...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
PillPack is an independently operated subsidiary of Amazon, acquired in 2018. Our mission is to deliver the right medications to our customers at the right times without the complexity and frustrat...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
IT Systems Engineer
IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
PillPack is an independently operated subsidiary of Amazon, acquired in 2018. Our mission is to deliver the right medications to our customers at the right times without the complexity and frustrat...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
IT Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
IT Systems Engineer
PillPack is an independently operated subsidiary of Amazon, acquired in 2018. Our mission is to deliver the right medications to our customers at the right times without the complexity and frustrat...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
5001+ employees
Amazon (AWS) - Software Engineer - Boston, MA.<br><br>Migrations are a key customer growth driver at Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Migration Services Group is revolutionizing accessibility and mob...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
Amazon (AWS) - Software Engineer - Boston, MA.<br><br>Migrations are a key customer growth driver at Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Migration Services Group is revolutionizing accessibility and mob...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Boston, Massachusetts<br><br>Do you want to shape the future of cloud storage? Are you passionate about building next generation distributed file systems? D...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Boston, Massachusetts<br><br>Do you want to shape the future of cloud storage? Are you passionate about building next generation distributed file systems? D...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Boston, Massachusetts<br><br>Do you want to shape the future of cloud storage? Are you passionate about building next generation distributed file systems? D...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
Systems Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer
Systems Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Boston, Massachusetts<br><br>Do you want to shape the future of cloud storage? Are you passionate about building next generation distributed file systems? D...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
Senior Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
Senior Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
5001+ employees
Amazon (AWS) - Senior Software Engineer - Boston, MA.<br><br>Migrations are a key customer growth driver at Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Migration Services Group is revolutionizing accessibility ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Senior Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer (Java/C++/Python)
Amazon (AWS) - Senior Software Engineer - Boston, MA.<br><br>Migrations are a key customer growth driver at Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Migration Services Group is revolutionizing accessibility ...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Sr. Systems Architect
Sr. Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
Sr. Systems Architect
5001+ employees
Sr. Systems Architect
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is an electronic commerce and cloud computing company.
System Tool Developer
System Tool Developer
5001+ employees
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
System Tool Developer
5001+ employees
System Tool Developer
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you'll fit ri...
About Amazon: Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.
Principal JAVA Engineer
Principal JAVA Engineer
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Principal JAVA Engineer
5001+ employees
Principal JAVA Engineer
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Linux Driver and Application Software Engineer
Linux Driver and Application Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Linux Driver and Application Software Engineer
5001+ employees
Linux Driver and Application Software Engineer
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Java/K8s
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer (C#, .NET)
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Associate Java Developer
Associate Java Developer
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Associate Java Developer
5001+ employees
Associate Java Developer
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Principal Software Engineer (.Net)
Principal Software Engineer (.Net)
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Principal Software Engineer (.Net)
5001+ employees
Principal Software Engineer (.Net)
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance is a multinational computer software technology company, providing speech and imaging applications.
Principal .Net Engineer
Principal .Net Engineer
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Principal .Net Engineer
5001+ employees
Principal .Net Engineer
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Principal System Engineer, R&D
Principal System Engineer, R&D
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Principal System Engineer, R&D
5001+ employees
Principal System Engineer, R&D
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Principal System Engineer, R&D
Principal System Engineer, R&D
5001+ employees
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Principal System Engineer, R&D
5001+ employees
Principal System Engineer, R&D
Company Overview<br><br>At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them. We are creating a world where technology...
About Nuance: Nuance Communications is a company providing voice recognition and natural language understanding solutions.
Sr. IT Systems Engineer
Sr. IT Systems Engineer
501-1000 employees
Abiomed, an innovative medical device company, is focused on recovering hearts and saving lives. We have a single guiding mission: "Patients First." With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachu...
About ABIOMED: ABIOMED, Inc. is a provider of mechanical circulatory.
Sr. IT Systems Engineer
501-1000 employees
Sr. IT Systems Engineer
Abiomed, an innovative medical device company, is focused on recovering hearts and saving lives. We have a single guiding mission: "Patients First." With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachu...
About ABIOMED: ABIOMED, Inc. is a provider of mechanical circulatory.
Senior Backend Engineer, Trusted AI
Senior Backend Engineer, Trusted AI
1001-1500 employees
DataRobot accelerates the process of building predictive models to get the most out of valuable data. We work hard to create tools that nascent data scientists can use effectively while also exposi...
About DataRobot: DataRobot is a company that offers a machine learning platform for data scientists to build and deploy predictive models.
Senior Backend Engineer, Trusted AI
1001-1500 employees
Senior Backend Engineer, Trusted AI
DataRobot accelerates the process of building predictive models to get the most out of valuable data. We work hard to create tools that nascent data scientists can use effectively while also exposi...
About DataRobot: DataRobot is a company that offers a machine learning platform for data scientists to build and deploy predictive models.
Sr. Software Systems Engineer
Sr. Software Systems Engineer
1001-1500 employees
JOB DUTIES:<br><br>* Provide expertise on the product deployments and be responsible for supporting and maintaining full stack applications.<br>* Design and author production quality technical docu...
About DataRobot: DataRobot is a company that offers a machine learning platform for data scientists to build and deploy predictive models.
Sr. Software Systems Engineer
1001-1500 employees
Sr. Software Systems Engineer
JOB DUTIES:<br><br>* Provide expertise on the product deployments and be responsible for supporting and maintaining full stack applications.<br>* Design and author production quality technical docu...
About DataRobot: DataRobot is a company that offers a machine learning platform for data scientists to build and deploy predictive models.
Senior Backend Engineer
Senior Backend Engineer
501-1000 employees
DataRobot accelerates the process of building predictive models to get the most out of valuable data. We work hard to create tools that nascent data scientists can use effectively while also exposi...
About DataRobot: DataRobot provides a predictive analytics platform to rapidly build and deploy predictive models the cloud or an enterprise.
Senior Backend Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior Backend Engineer
DataRobot accelerates the process of building predictive models to get the most out of valuable data. We work hard to create tools that nascent data scientists can use effectively while also exposi...
About DataRobot: DataRobot provides a predictive analytics platform to rapidly build and deploy predictive models the cloud or an enterprise.

How HIRED Works

Tell your story

Showcase your skill set, passions and career aspirations on your personalized Hired profile.

Companies apply to you

Respond to interview requests from employers for opportunities that match your goals and salary requirements.

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