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Principal Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$160,077
$13,167
Additional Cash Compensation
$173,244
Total Compensation
Median: $160K
Min: $126K
Max: $240K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in New York?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $160,077. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $13,167. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $173,244. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In NYC from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in New York.

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Principal Software Engineer jobs in NYC
38

Principal Engineer

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+31
We firmly believe that design is not a luxury - we coalesce hundreds of details into a package that is simple and beautiful, strive for excellence and iterate relentlessly in order to achieve that ideal. In our engineering organization, this translates to creating the most seamless, integrated products possible. As a Principal Engineer, you’ll focus on the most ambiguous, difficult, and cross-cutting problems faced by the organization, and taking a 3-to-5 year plan and translating it into a technology roadmap. You would work very closely with other staff & principal engineers and report to the Chief Architect in our New York City headquarters.

Tech Lead, Leaderboard

Greater NYC Area
3 days ago
+27
Scale Peloton’s leaderboard system to improve its performance and reliability as the number of users on the leaderboard reaches hundreds of thousands. Peloton’s Leaderboard shows the real time rankings of users in the same class, live or on-demand. Define leaderboard technical roadmap, propose and architect solutions to meet leaderboard scaling needs. Lead and contribute significantly to implementations for improving leaderboard. Foster technical innovation, grow and mentor engineers on the leaderboard team. Collaborate with cross functional team members from Design, Product, Program Management and UX in order to deliver against quarterly and annual roadmap objectives. Instill a culture of ownership, automation, re-use and engineering efficiency through the use of software design patterns and leveraging commercial, off the shelf tools. Achieve on-time delivery without compromising quality.

Tech Lead - Digital Engineering

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+27
Implement best practices in architectural design and mentor team in these practices. Motivate and drive a continuous performance based culture within the team. Collaborate with cross functional team members from Design, Product, Program Management and UX in order to deliver against quarterly and annual roadmap objectives including defining objectives and driving new architecture. Establish team level KPIs to measure effectiveness of team’s output and impact to customer Engagement/ Instill a culture of automation, re-use and engineering efficiency through the use of software design patterns and leveraging commercial, off the shelf tools/ Identify cross-functional dependencies and remove blockers when needed across engineering, design, and product management/ Achieve on-time delivery without compromising quality.

React Native Tech Lead

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+27
In this role, you will work as a lead on the team that is responsible for expanding the Peloton ecosystem for Web and Mobile platforms. You’ll be working to implement a cutting-edge user experience that can be seamless for both Android, iOS, and Web users. You will also work with internal tech teams to identify and build platform elements required to support key mobile product features. React native experience is not required, but a plus for this role!

Tech Lead Backend Engineer-eCommerce

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+27
We are looking for a passionate tech lead backend engineer to join our rapidly growing Acquisition Software Engineering team to transform innovative and strategic ideas into integral business systems and tools. You will be responsible for the design, build and deploy of our innovative products and services providing technical leadership and making key architectural decisions. This position has a lot of autonomy and will be able to influence the direction of new and existing projects. We are looking for hands-on coding, mentoring developers as well as designing system architecture. As part of the team, you will support our retail and e-commerce business, from working with our product team and supporting user-facing features, to ensuring data integrity and flow into our financial systems.

Staff Machine Learning Tech Lead, Manager

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+37
You’ll lead a team that solves challenging ML and NLP problems using data from millions of patients and hundreds of millions of documents to enable novel research on the impact of cancer treatments in the real world, to identify rare patient populations, to create new tools for measuring the quality of care, and to improve the process for matching patients to clinical trials.

Technical Principal

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Expertise in multiple technologies (including Java, .Net, Ruby/Ruby on Rails/Scala/Clojure etc) across software engineering, security, data interchange, data management etc. Experience as an architect or leading and inspiring software development team. Solid understanding of the practical application of agile development methods and leading software development teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment. Significant software development and infrastructure architecture experience in designing and architecting enterprise web applications. Understanding of the issues businesses face and experience working with them to create robust, scalable, elegant, flexible and relevant software solutions that truly transform industries. Experience working directly with senior IT groups in an advisory role. Experience working with CTO/COO to create technical strategies. Any experience building and leading an offshore/outsourcing function would be highly beneficial.

Client Principal

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
Establish, build, and maintain long-term, value-based relationships with a growing number of senior client stakeholders. Farm and manage between one and three accounts at a time. Drive $15 million to $50 million in revenue per year from accounts to meet or exceed profitability targets. Ensure the creation and execution of existing account strategies, and build “win-win” value propositions at the company and individual levels.  Help develop a range of IP and best practices around client and portfolio development in order to build the client base into a significant strategic asset. Approach client executives as true business partners versus software delivery partners, expanding the company’s breadth and depth to its full potential. Drive offshoring as an integral part of the delivery method. Oversee ThoughtWorks’ execution of engagements, providing early visibility to leadership regarding potential risks.

Principal Technical Product Leader

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+30
Join the Lifion by ADP team as a leader of Technical Product Managers and steer the creation of amazing products that are efficient, intuitive, beautiful and responsive. Collaborate with your high-powered teammates to build a revolutionary Platform that allows developers to create a new suite of products to manage human capital across the globe.

Principal System Reliability Owner

Greater NYC Area
4 days ago
+30
The Principal System Reliability Owner will be responsible for management of ADP's Global Product & Technology (GPT) agenda on achieving a fundamentally better reliability posture. System Reliability Owners use engineering and development mindset to determine solutions that will ultimately improve the availability, performance, and security of the external facing software products and internal applications used by ADP's clients, partners and associates.  We believe people make great companies, not the other way around. Our people make all the difference in delivering innovative HR technologies and solutions that help employees all over the world do their jobs better. The result? We're building the next generation of ADP technologies. 

User Experience Design Principal

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+39
Solstice is seeking a User Experience Design Principal to join our expanding UX Team in our New York Office. If you’re passionate about emerging tech and understand the concepts of user experience and human-centered design, read on! At Solstice, we provide great design through a few key principles. We Instill Confidence so that the end result of a well-designed experience is a more confident user. We Reduce Complexity and design products with the

Principal, Life Sciences Partnerships

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+37
Lead strategic engagement to develop long term, enterprise-wide partnerships with our biopharma partners, as well as other strategic collaborators (e.g., government / regulatory, advocacy groups). Become a subject matter expert on Flatiron’s offerings and reliably represent our capabilities to advance the research priorities of our biopharma research collaborators. Ensure effective day to day engagement with our biopharma research collaborators (e.g., HEOR, Bioinformatics, Medical Affairs), including on-site representation at client meetings (anticipated travel: Serve as the primary point of contact for biopharma research collaborators, interfacing to align Flatiron's offerings with client needs and selling new products and services to meet those needs. Lead development of new business proposals -- directly contributing to Flatiron revenues across the Research business. Collaborate with Flatiron’s cross-functional research team to ensure Flatiron delivers high quality work to our biopharma partners that exceeds client expectations. Act as the voice of the customer and collaborate across internal functional groups (product, research oncology, quantitative science, engineering, business development, legal and finance team members) to identify opportunities to enhance existing products, identify new potential product offerings and influence go-to-market strategy. Identify client-driven opportunities to enhance existing products, and identify potential new product offerings. Closely partner with the broader Life Sciences Partnerships team to execute against Flatiron’s sales strategy to drive explosive growth for the Flatiron Research business. Contribute to strategic initiatives, such as identifying and pursuing new growth opportunities for Flatiron and championing new processes to optimize Flatiron Research.

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in New York is between $150k - $160k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 11-50 employees, earning $175,000 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

The average Principal Software Engineer salary for women is $155,000 and the average Principal Software Engineer salary for men is $169,300.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $174,900.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $77,868
Min: $65K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $93,714
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $94,710
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Automation Engineer $103,826
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $108,429
Min: $76K
Max: $180K
Front End Developer $111,088
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Android Developer $119,712
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
QA Manager $120,300
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
Data Engineer $120,563
Min: $75K
Max: $200K
iOS Developer $125,630
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $126,143
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Software Engineer $126,954
Min: $70K
Max: $230K
Security Engineer $133,175
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $133,951
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $137,500
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Senior Software Engineer $151,519
Min: $110K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $160,077
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $174,249
Min: $95K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $192,065
Min: $150K
Max: $271K
Vice President of Engineering $222,762
Min: $140K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $248,098
Min: $120K
Max: $426K

NYC Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

+34
Big Data, Cloud
+37
HR Tech, Payments
+32
Big Data, Marketing Tech

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

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Linux
1% have this skill
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C#
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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Javascript
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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DevOps
1% have this skill

Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

$144,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $144,000 with +$3,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $150,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$195,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $195,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
11-50 Employees
New York
1-5 Reports
$175,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$150,000
Yearly Salary
A Application Architect reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$1,000 in additional cash compensation
3-5 Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
New York
$240,000
Yearly Salary
A Software Architect reported a yearly salary of $240,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$200,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Developer Consultant reported a yearly salary of $200,000 with +$50,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
51-200 Employees
New York
$149,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $149,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
New York
$158,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $158,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
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