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Principal Software Engineer salary in New York

Average Base Salary in New York

$159,696
$15,200
Additional Cash Compensation
$174,896
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 $159,696. The average additional cash compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $15,200. The average total compensation for a Principal Software Engineer in New York is $174,896. 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
21

Tech Lead, Leaderboard

Greater NYC Area
1 week 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.

Tech Lead, Engineering (Commerce Systems)

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
+22
Develop a high-level view of current and future state business and technology architecture for Commerce Systems that is well-connected with product strategy. Provide leadership in developing engineering standards, architectural design patterns and best practices. Work with other team members to develop a comprehensive view of all aspects of Commerce System architecture. Lead and help build a team of high performing engineers. Develop and demonstrate subject matter expertise in various areas such as Commerce Systems, Microservices Architectures, Message Driven Architectures, Cloud Computing, Networking, Systems Integration, Storage, Virtualization, End-User Computing. Evaluate and identify the benefit case for using new technologies. Provide leadership role by participating in architecture review conversations to help guide development of Commerce System solutions that are strategically aligned to the overall architecture vision. Work with other IT staff and review product requirements, solution alternatives, and designs and standards compliance.

Tech Lead Client Engineering (Ad Tech)

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
1. Lead by example through coding, this is a hands-on engineering role. 2. Write clean, concise, readable code that follows common design patterns and principles. 3. Complete work with a conscientious attitude and good follow-through. 4. Collaborate with coworkers from design, engineering, product, project, QA and content teams. 5. Translate functional requirements into solutions that work well with current architecture. 6. Implement third party measurement, audience and demographics eventing with partners like Nielsen, Comscore, MOAT and IAS. 7. Design and code new interactive ad products to sell in our digital products. 8. Preform peer code reviews. 9. Utilize multi-tasking and context shifting skills. 10. Identify inefficiencies and make recommendations.

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.

Cloud, Infrastructure & DevOps Lead/Principal Technologist

Greater NYC Area
1 week ago
As a Cloud, Infrastructure + DevOps consultant, you are responsible for ensuring that the team and client have an understanding of operational requirements, and take a shared responsibility for designing and implementing infrastructure for delivering and running software services.

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+24
Namely is seeking a Principal Engineer to join our growing team in New York City. Our primary focus is to hire smart and motivated engineers that are eager to continue growing, mentoring, and driving big projects forward. Whether you’re looking to focus on front-end or back-end, or enjoy working across all levels of the software stack, you’ll have an opportunity to be hands-on as part of an agile development team. Our hiring process is language agnostic, we use a diverse set of tools and languages such as Go, Python, .NET Core, Kubernetes, Istio, Spinnaker, Kafka and more. We work with React and SPA’s in the front-end, and are moving towards an API driven architecture, powered by gRPC-based services.

Principal Software Engineer

Greater NYC Area
2 weeks ago
+37
In your role as an Principal Engineer, you will be a key leader of Sidewalk Labs’ Engineering team, working to build and integrate the products, services, and solution that we believe can drastically improve the lives of city residents, workers, and visitors while protecting user privacy and security. This will involve solving complex computational problems, dealing with messy sources of data, and building systems which scale.

Principal Software Engineer, Core SaaS

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+49
Build and improve tools that enable creators to connect with their audience, whether it be through the Vimeo video player or by publishing to other social platforms. Work closely with our Design and Product teams to move projects from conception to launch. A/B test new features, analyze their results, and release improvements iteratively. Sculpt the architectural vision for significant parts of our stack to allow for rapid iteration and long term stability. Work closely with other engineers on the team to aid in their technical growth.

Principal Engineering Manager

Greater NYC Area
2 days ago
+33
As a Director of Engineering, you will lead an engineering team to solve large enterprise business problems at scale and develop a new class of web platform services. You will be responsible for hiring and managing a talented team to design, build and ship next generation products. The person must have great problem-solving skill, deeply care of user experiences and have a data and metric driven mind set. The ideal candidate should be well-versed with the entire software development lifecycle and should be able to produce well-tested high-quality code. Apart from possessing strong technical skills, the candidate should show a strong bias for action, be adaptable and exhibit uninhibited entrepreneurial spirit with a can-do attitude. The candidate must also be able to take lead on analyzing complex technical issues, technology choices and communicate them with the team and stakeholders in both written and verbal manner to drive consensus. Our engineering leaders are hands-on technical leaders with a proven track record of building world-class diverse engineering teams and delivering customer value rapidly. If you enjoy building software with a broad range of technologies and being part of a smart, agile team that is motivated by solving hard business problems with technology, come join us!

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.

Principal Product Manager

Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
+40
We are seeking an exceptional product manager with an extensive financial background and experience in building enterprise solutions. As Principal Product Manager you will have the opportunity to serve as the product lead for one our most critical initiatives and become an integral part of the WeWork team.

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 $172,000.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $180,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in New York

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $78,188
Min: $65K
Max: $97K
Software Test Engineer $92,048
Min: $65K
Max: $113K
QA Engineer $94,612
Min: $60K
Max: $139K
Automation Engineer $104,300
Min: $70K
Max: $146K
Salesforce Developer $104,850
Min: $76K
Max: $140K
Front End Developer $110,884
Min: $70K
Max: $167K
Android Developer $117,087
Min: $50K
Max: $200K
Software Engineer $118,897
Min: $60K
Max: $230K
Data Engineer $119,500
Min: $75K
Max: $185K
QA Manager $120,300
Min: $84K
Max: $145K
iOS Developer $124,042
Min: $83K
Max: $163K
Sales Engineer $126,171
Min: $46K
Max: $185K
Security Engineer $130,806
Min: $70K
Max: $252K
DevOps Engineer $134,051
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Data Architect $135,217
Min: $85K
Max: $224K
Senior Software Engineer $150,861
Min: $110K
Max: $200K
Principal Software Engineer $159,696
Min: $126K
Max: $240K
Engineering Manager $172,839
Min: $95K
Max: $230K
Director of Software Engineering $191,750
Min: $150K
Max: $271K
Vice President of Engineering $228,842
Min: $172K
Max: $305K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $255,914
Min: $132K
Max: $426K

NYC Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Skills that affect Principal Software Engineer salaries in New York

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C#
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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.NET
1% have this skill
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Javascript
1% have this skill
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DevOps
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Linux
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Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in 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
$155,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $155,000 with +$5,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Female
201-500 Employees
New York
$157,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,000
7+ Years of Experience
Male
500+ Employees
New York
$141,000
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $141,000
500+ Employees
New York
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