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The average pay for a Lead Software Engineer is $77,038 per year.

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Salary $65,718 - $94,662
Bonus $6,500
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$65,721 - $94,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

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, participating in product committees, contacting clients, and heading up project leadership.

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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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Key Stats for Lead Software Engineer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
5-9 years
72%
10-19 years
28%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 6%