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Based on 3,503 responses, the job of Senior Software Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.76 out of 5. On average, Senior Software Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Senior Software Engineer?

November 2013
"Software job in Philips is interesting"
Senior Software Engineer:
Pros: Software Jobs at Philips is relaxing because in healthcare you have 60% work and 40% appropriate documentation.
Cons: Process is strictly followed because of healthcare regulations. It also depends on the team you join. This is not applicable for Jobs in Philips lighting.
November 2013
"Good"
Senior Software Engineer:
Pros: Work Culture, Time Flexibility
Cons: No recognition, less work
November 2013
"Techincal knowledge growth"
Senior Software Engineer:
Pros: Solving technical issues, test case writing, preparing test setups, finding bugs.
Cons: Install and upgrade tasks, taking refresher reviews
November 2013
"Quick learner, work flexibility"
Senior Software Engineer:
Pros: Quick learner,
November 2013
"Better than my last employer"
Senior Software Engineer:
Pros: Ample work space, weekends off, Early outs
Cons: Most people do not leave their jobs but rather their employers
December 2013
"Perks of a Senior Software Engineer."
Senior Software Engineer:
Pros: Software Engineering is about automation and/or creating something new. It involves some amount of creativity, discipline and order. In software engineering, you have a chance of creating something and watching it being used by others. This by itself gives us a happy feel. Other benefits include: - Pay is comparatively good. - Zero physical effort and risk. - Work Flexibility (depends on project but in general its normally there). - Corporate Culture.
Cons: A lot depends on the management of your company. - There can be tough deadlines set by impractical clients/ management. - Job security may vary based on the company and management and based on the present economic situation. - Promotions may depend on other factors other than ability of a software developer. - The teammates can be aggressive especially when the team is not in-sync with each other and management is not capable to handling the scenario. - In the service industry, showing off does play a factor in promotions.
December 2013
"Working On Projects That Have A Broad Impact"
Senior Software Engineer:
Pros: Challenging and groundbreaking work.
Cons: Too many e-mails to deal with every day.