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Based on 732 responses, the job of Principal Software Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.98 out of 5. On average, Principal Software Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Principal Software Engineer?

November 2015
"Very challenging."
Principal Software Engineer:
Pros: Lots of responsibility, lots of challenges.
Cons: Lots of stress, have to argue with plenty of people.
November 2015
Principal Software Engineer:
Pros: Work on challenging projects that change the world.
Cons: Managing expectations can be difficult.
April 2016
"Stay away."
Principal Software Engineer:
Pros: Flexible hours. Telecommuting. Challenging work.
Cons: Highly autocratic, top-down management. Extremely bureaucratic. Extremely cumbersome development processes. Constant change in priorities.
May 2016
Principal Software Engineer:
Need to do Research on technology.
June 2016
Principal Software Engineer:
Pros: Flexibility. Work from home.
July 2016
"Just checking."
Principal Software Engineer:
Make sure that the work is in architect capacity and designing should be your forte.
July 2016
"Family Life is important."
Principal Software Engineer:
Don't forget enjoying your family life and being thankful to the Almighty among all the races to excel, pseudo stress builders to be the best, stress to prove yourself to be the right always. Learn to ignore others' mistakes. Give your family importance over your work. WORK NEVER ENDS.