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Job Description for Lead Software Engineer
A lead software engineer holds many responsibilities, primarily developing and testing software programs. Responsibilities for a lead software engineer can vary vastly depending on the company, department, and infrastructure of the employer. They are employed in a variety of sectors, including not only software companies, but also in health care, insurance, retail, and many other industries. Lead software engineers can expect to be involved in design planning, scheduling release dates, participa…Read more
Lead Software Engineer Tasks
- Implement high quality code in an agile, test-driven development environment.
- Create detailed software development plans and assign tasks to team members.
- Scope development effort, and provide reliable resource and timeline estimates.
- Coach and mentor development staff.
- Perform performance and scalability analysis as needed.
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Popular Skills for Lead Software Engineer
Skills in Java and Spring are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Linux, SQL and Java/J2EE.
Pay by Experience Level for Lead Software Engineer
A mid-career Lead Software Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹1,388,111 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Lead Software Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹1,300,000 based on 8 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Lead Software Engineer in their job title in Gurgaon, Haryana earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (11.9% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (5.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (29.8% less) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (20.2% less).
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