The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer at Cisco Systems Inc is $140,162.
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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.
Popular Employer Salaries for Lead Software Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Lead Software Engineer are from the companies Target Corporation, Epam Systems and Cadence Design Systems Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPMCC) where the average pay is $134,797. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Visa, Inc. and Cadence Design Systems Inc., earning around $133,069 and $127,451, respectively. Epam Systems pays the lowest at around $99,220. The Boeing Company and International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $103,051 and $117,121, respectively.
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