A Staff Software Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 2,007,012 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux, Java, C++ Programming Language, and C programming Language. Experience strongly influences income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

Rs 948,370 - Rs 3,076,254
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MEDIAN: Rs 1,763,616
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Salary Rs 948,370 - Rs 3,076,254
Bonus Rs 24,747 - Rs 415,881
Profit Sharing Rs 10,000 - Rs 1,200,000
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Rs 987,110 - Rs 3,538,645
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 251

Job Description for Staff Software Engineer

A staff software engineer is one of the key members of an organization's technical team, working with other employees to develop, maintain, and repair company software for maximum efficiency and usability. This involves identifying problems within computer programs, creating and implementing solutions to deal with them, and keeping company technical architecture running as smoothly and effectively as possible. Staff software engineers usually work under a senior team member who develops the company's technical policies and goals, and follow this supervisor's direction to identify and resolve organizational issues and needs.

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Staff Software Engineer Tasks

  • Test and document software for client applications.
  • Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
  • Write code to create single-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services.
  • Use source debuggers and visual development environments.

Staff Software Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 1,859,309

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Staff Software Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Staff Software Engineer?

Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Awesome culture, poor pay, not so great work."
Pros: Culture. Work life balance. People are great!
Cons: Poor Pay. Politicking. Lethargic working style. No respect for processes.

Staff Software Engineer in Hyderabad:
"Work As An Engineer In IBM STG."
Pros: Flexible hours, Work from home options - good if you're married and have kids. Good work environment. If you are a fresher you have more options to learn. More concentration on patents which can fetch you identity as well as money. Friendly management.
Cons: Not a good place for experienced people to work. Lot of processes related work rather than actual technical work. Does not provide opportunity to work on latest technology.

Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Transparent Work Culture And Good Opportunities."
Pros: Good management. Good work environment. Decent hike and good recognition at different level.
Cons: Heavy process oriented. Lazy co-workers make more process overhead. Monolithic work.

Staff Software Engineer in Bangalore:
"Working in a System Software Domain."
Pros: Work culture, quality of work, work-life balance, flexibility.
Cons: Compensation.

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Key Stats for Staff Software Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
50%

Experience Affects Staff Software Engineer Salaries

▲38%

National Average
Rs 1,859,000

▼13%

Entry-Level
▼45%

Skills That Affect Staff Software Engineer Salaries

Linux
▲38%

▲36%



▲24%

C
▲15%

C++
▲10%

▲10%

National Average
Rs 1,859,000


C#
▼27%

.NET
▼27%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
43%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 14%