The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer at Acquia is $123,742.
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Job Description for Principal Software Engineer
Principal software engineers are in charge of most of the technical aspects of an organization's projects. You could consider them to be architects of sorts given the vast scope of work they do on a regular basis. Their primary function is being able to scale projects efficiently while maximizing performance and minimizing costs. They can also oversee development teams and coordinate strategies to make sure the technologies are interconnected and product lines are working smoothly. Most of the t…Read more
Principal Software Engineer Tasks
- Design, develop, integrate, test and deploy company's software.
- Execute product specification, system design, development and system integration.
- Develop new product concepts and development, deliver product prototypes.
- Conduct new technology research, concept specification and design of individual software components.
- Participate in product and program collaboration.
Popular Employer Salaries for Principal Software Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Principal Software Engineer are from the companies Oracle Corp., Oracle and Dell, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Microsoft Corp where the average pay is $170,603. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Comcast Cable, Inc. and Raytheon Co., earning around $142,310 and $135,748, respectively. Northrop Grumman Corporation pays the lowest at around $124,846. Oracle Corp. and Dell, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $129,235 and $133,345, respectively.
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