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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
$136,278
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 C++/Python Engineer, Predictions
Senior C++/Python Engineer, Predictions
501-1000 employees
DataRobot is one of the fastest growing AI companies in the world that helps enterprises build better predictive models faster. We are looking for an excellent engineer with experience coding in C+...
About DataRobot: DataRobot provides a predictive analytics platform to rapidly build and deploy predictive models the cloud or an enterprise.
Senior C++/Python Engineer, Predictions
501-1000 employees
Senior C++/Python Engineer, Predictions
DataRobot is one of the fastest growing AI companies in the world that helps enterprises build better predictive models faster. We are looking for an excellent engineer with experience coding in C+...
About DataRobot: DataRobot provides a predictive analytics platform to rapidly build and deploy predictive models the cloud or an enterprise.
Senior Bioinformatics Pipeline Engineer
Senior Bioinformatics Pipeline Engineer
501-1000 employees
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we...
About InVitae: InVitae provides genetic diagnostics for hereditary disorders.
Senior Bioinformatics Pipeline Engineer
501-1000 employees
Senior Bioinformatics Pipeline Engineer
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we...
About InVitae: InVitae provides genetic diagnostics for hereditary disorders.
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
1001-1500 employees
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we...
About Invitae: Invitae is a company engaged in medical genetic testing.
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
1001-1500 employees
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we...
About Invitae: Invitae is a company engaged in medical genetic testing.
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
1001-1500 employees
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we...
About Invitae: Invitae is a company engaged in medical genetic testing.
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
1001-1500 employees
Bioinformatics Engineer, Algorithm
Invitae is dedicated to bringing comprehensive genetic information into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our team is driven to make a difference for the patients we...
About Invitae: Invitae is a company engaged in medical genetic testing.
Email Web Developer
Email Web Developer
5001+ employees
Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoo...
About TJX: TJX is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer.
Email Web Developer
5001+ employees
Email Web Developer
Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoo...
About TJX: TJX is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer.
Integration Architect I
Integration Architect I
5001+ employees
Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoo...
About TJX: TJX is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer.
Integration Architect I
5001+ employees
Integration Architect I
Success is always in style at TJX, a Fortune 100 company and the leading off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the U.S. and worldwide. Our retail chains include TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoo...
About TJX: TJX is an off-price apparel and home fashions retailer.
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Restful JSON API w/ Node.js)
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Restful JSON API w/ Node.js)
5001+ employees
The Home + Entertainment division of T-Mobile is the next phase in the Un-carrier mobile video strategy. T-Mobile acquired TV technology innovator Layer3 TV which is a next generation provider spea...
About T-Mobile US: T-Mobile is a global mobile telephone operator.
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Restful JSON API w/ Node.js)
5001+ employees
Senior Software Engineer - Backend (Restful JSON API w/ Node.js)
The Home + Entertainment division of T-Mobile is the next phase in the Un-carrier mobile video strategy. T-Mobile acquired TV technology innovator Layer3 TV which is a next generation provider spea...
About T-Mobile US: T-Mobile is a global mobile telephone operator.
Software Engineer-Backend (MongoDB, JavaScript, RESTful API)
Software Engineer-Backend (MongoDB, JavaScript, RESTful API)
5001+ employees
The Home + Entertainment division of T-Mobile is the next phase in the Un-carrier mobile video strategy. T-Mobile acquired TV technology innovator Layer3 TV which is a next generation provider spea...
About T-Mobile US: T-Mobile is a global mobile telephone operator.
Software Engineer-Backend (MongoDB, JavaScript, RESTful API)
5001+ employees
Software Engineer-Backend (MongoDB, JavaScript, RESTful API)
The Home + Entertainment division of T-Mobile is the next phase in the Un-carrier mobile video strategy. T-Mobile acquired TV technology innovator Layer3 TV which is a next generation provider spea...
About T-Mobile US: T-Mobile is a global mobile telephone operator.
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
5001+ employees
L3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing and qualification of remote EO sensing and RF payloads, instruments and major sub-systems primarily for space as well as unique airborne applica...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies is a company developing advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space.
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II - Requirements Engineer
L3 SSG specializes in the development, manufacturing and qualification of remote EO sensing and RF payloads, instruments and major sub-systems primarily for space as well as unique airborne applica...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies is a company developing advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space.
Systems Engineer III
Systems Engineer III
5001+ employees
Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer III to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position involves the development of requirements fo...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies is a company developing advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space.
Systems Engineer III
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer III
Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer III to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position involves the development of requirements fo...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies is a company developing advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space.
Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads
Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads
Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position requires a proven track record in a lead...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies (formerly known as L-3 Communications) is a company developing pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space solutions.
Senior Systems Engineer, Payloads
Role Summary/Purpose<br><br>L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position requires a proven track record in a lead...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies (formerly known as L-3 Communications) is a company developing pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space solutions.
Systems Engineer II
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer II to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position involves the development of requirements for multi-segment (hardware/sof...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies is a company developing advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space.
Systems Engineer II
5001+ employees
Systems Engineer II
L3 SSG has an opportunity for a Systems Engineer II to join our talented engineering organization. The scope of the position involves the development of requirements for multi-segment (hardware/sof...
About L3 Technologies: L3 Technologies is a company developing advanced defense technologies and commercial solutions in pilot training, aviation security, night vision, weapons, maritime systems, and space.
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
5001+ employees
Additional Locations:<br><br>Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth<br><br>At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driv...
About Boston Scientific: Boston Scientific provides medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
5001+ employees
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
Additional Locations:<br><br>Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth<br><br>At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driv...
About Boston Scientific: Boston Scientific provides medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
Sr. IT Systems Engineer - Manhattan WMS Job
Sr. IT Systems Engineer - Manhattan WMS Job
5001+ employees
Additional Locations: (n/a)<br><br>Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth<br><br>At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative cultur...
About Boston Scientific: Boston Scientific provides medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
Sr. IT Systems Engineer - Manhattan WMS Job
5001+ employees
Sr. IT Systems Engineer - Manhattan WMS Job
Additional Locations: (n/a)<br><br>Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth<br><br>At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative cultur...
About Boston Scientific: Boston Scientific provides medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
5001+ employees
Additional Locations:<br><br>Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth<br><br>At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driv...
About Boston Scientific: Boston Scientific provides medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
5001+ employees
Principal R&D Systems Engineer Job
Additional Locations:<br><br>Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth<br><br>At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driv...
About Boston Scientific: Boston Scientific provides medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.
Software Engineer - Graph Infrastructure
Software Engineer - Graph Infrastructure
51-200 employees
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho: Kensho is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Software Engineer - Graph Infrastructure
51-200 employees
Software Engineer - Graph Infrastructure
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho: Kensho is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Software Engineer - Back End
Software Engineer - Back End
51-200 employees
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho: Kensho is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Software Engineer - Back End
51-200 employees
Software Engineer - Back End
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho: Kensho is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Back End Software Engineer - Internal Tools & Test Infrastructure
Back End Software Engineer - Internal Tools & Test Infrastructure
51-200 employees
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho Technologies: Kensho Technologies is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Back End Software Engineer - Internal Tools & Test Infrastructure
51-200 employees
Back End Software Engineer - Internal Tools & Test Infrastructure
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho Technologies: Kensho Technologies is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Junior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
Junior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
51-200 employees
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho Technologies: Kensho Technologies is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Junior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
51-200 employees
Junior Software Engineer - Infrastructure
At Kensho, we hire talented people and give them the autonomy and support needed to build amazing technology and products. To do this, we look for people who insist on a bias towards action to mini...
About Kensho Technologies: Kensho Technologies is a data analytics and machine intelligence company.
Data & Integration Engineer
Data & Integration Engineer
About us<br><br>Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives...
Data & Integration Engineer
Data & Integration Engineer
About us<br><br>Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives...
Multi-Discipline Systems Engineer
Multi-Discipline Systems Engineer
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're ...
Multi-Discipline Systems Engineer
Multi-Discipline Systems Engineer
Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges-and we're ...
RSA Associate Systems Engineer I
RSA Associate Systems Engineer I
Job ID R87258 Date posted Jul. 11, 2019<br><br>Who We Are<br><br>At RSA, we believe in challenging the established mindsets, approaches, and product categories in the information security industry....
RSA Associate Systems Engineer I
RSA Associate Systems Engineer I
Job ID R87258 Date posted Jul. 11, 2019<br><br>Who We Are<br><br>At RSA, we believe in challenging the established mindsets, approaches, and product categories in the information security industry....
Emerging Technologies Systems Engineer
Emerging Technologies Systems Engineer
The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit company that operates multiple federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs).<br><br>We provide innovative, practical solutions for some of ou...
Emerging Technologies Systems Engineer
Emerging Technologies Systems Engineer
The MITRE Corporation is a not-for-profit company that operates multiple federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs).<br><br>We provide innovative, practical solutions for some of ou...
Senior Salesforce Engineer
Senior Salesforce Engineer
a LogMeIn Inc video
Senior Salesforce Engineer
Senior Salesforce Engineer
a LogMeIn Inc video
Senior Software Engineer, Software Infrastructure - Autonomous Driving
Senior Software Engineer, Software Infrastructure - Autonomous Driving
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
Senior Software Engineer, Software Infrastructure - Autonomous Driving
Senior Software Engineer, Software Infrastructure - Autonomous Driving
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
Autonomous Vehicle Systems Readiness Engineer
Autonomous Vehicle Systems Readiness Engineer
Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicles that will change the face of m...
Autonomous Vehicle Systems Readiness Engineer
Autonomous Vehicle Systems Readiness Engineer
Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicles that will change the face of m...
Senior Software Engineer - High Performance Computing (HPC)
Senior Software Engineer - High Performance Computing (HPC)
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
Senior Software Engineer - High Performance Computing (HPC)
Senior Software Engineer - High Performance Computing (HPC)
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
System Safety Engineer
System Safety Engineer
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
System Safety Engineer
System Safety Engineer
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Algorithms)
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Algorithms)
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Algorithms)
Senior Software Engineer - C++ (Algorithms)
Aptiv Autonomous Mobility<br><br>Our real-world mobility solutions are driving us toward a safer, greener and better connected future. Aptiv is providing the "brain" and "nervous system" for vehicl...
Senior Systems Architect (Data Movement)
Senior Systems Architect (Data Movement)
Position Summary:<br><br>The Senior Systems Architect leads the design, development, and implementation of new system and application architecture or major enhancements to existing technology/softw...
Senior Systems Architect (Data Movement)
Senior Systems Architect (Data Movement)
Position Summary:<br><br>The Senior Systems Architect leads the design, development, and implementation of new system and application architecture or major enhancements to existing technology/softw...

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Top Skills for Backend Engineers

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