The average salary for a Senior Software Engineer at Cisco Systems Inc in San Jose, California is $136,660.
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Job Description for Senior Software Engineer
A senior software engineer typically has a background in computer science, web development, and/or engineering. A bachelor's degree in any of those fields is generally considered a plus, as is experience working in web development. Some abilities they might have are a strong attention to detail, an ability to multitask, and an ability to work independently and on a team. Senior software engineers usually work in an office. They may work with other people to complete projects, but staying focused…Read more
Senior Software Engineer Tasks
- Test and document software for client applications.
- Guide and review work of junior engineers.
- Translate business requirements into technical specifications and help manage project priorities and timelines.
- Write, modify, and debug software for client applications.
- Use source debuggers and visual development environments.
Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Software Engineer
The top respondents for the job title Senior Software Engineer are from the companies Paypal, Inc., eBay Inc. and Adobe Systems Incorporated. Reported salaries are highest at Splunk where the average pay is $167,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Nvidia Corp and Adobe Systems Incorporated, earning around $163,357 and $159,112, respectively. Qualcomm Inc pays the lowest at around $127,000. Paypal, Inc. and eBay Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $127,726 and $141,124, respectively.
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