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  • Senior Full Stack Developer (Network)

    Company Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
    $104k-143k yearly48d ago
  • Senior Software Developer

    Location: Fairfax, VA (hybrid) Future Technologies is seeking a Software or Application Developer
    $89k-115k yearly est.60d+ ago
  • Senior ServiceNow Developer with Public Trust (Remote)

    ICF's Data Modernization Division is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial, technology-driven department, seeking a motivated Senior ServiceNow Developer to support upcoming needs with our federal customers. ICF's ServiceNow Developers work on a wide variety of different programs to support diverse customer mission areas. ICF has the expertise, agility, and commitment to design, build, and operate high-performance IT engines to support all aspects of our client's business. At ICF, our ServiceNow Developers help support the mission, business, service, and operational needs of our customers.
    $82.7k-140.5k yearly60d+ ago
  • Sr Principal Engineer Systems - Space-to-Ground Communication Network Requirements & Verification Lead (TS/SCI Required)

    At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. This position is located in Dulles, VA or Colorado Springs, CO. This position reports to Dulles, VA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Colorado Springs, CO, CO, USA. Northrop Grumman Space Systems Sector, Tactical Space Systems Division, seeks a qualified Sr.
    $129.7k-194.5k yearly5d ago
  • Sr. AEM Architect / AEM Developer ( 100 % REMOTE)

    Sr. AEM Systems Engineer / AEM Developer
    $90k-118k yearly est.5d ago
  • Senior Software Engineer

    We are looking for a skilled and motivated senior software engineer with expertise in algorithm development, software design, and scientific automation. The position will be based in North Bethesda, Maryland (remote work is available). We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to support projects at the NIH.
    $94k-122k yearly est.10d ago
  • Cloud Engineering Lead - REMOTE

    We also honor and respect the needs of our Net Health family and staff, which is why we offer a work-from-anywhere environment and unlimited PTO. Net Health may be the perfect place for you. Our welcoming and collaborative culture paired with progressive benefits makes Net Health the ultimate career home!
    $128k-177k yearly est.14d ago
  • Senior Software Systems Requirements Engineers

    At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners and defense, space and security systems. Boeing is committed to your development. By building a career at Boeing, you'll have the opportunity to grow your skills, create relationships around the world and help shape the future of aerospace. The Boeing Research & Technology (BR&T) Mission Systems & Autonomy (MS&A) software capability is seeking a in El Segundo California, Huntington Beach, California, Annapolis Junction, Maryland, or Fairfax, Virginia Located in more than 70 countries, Boeing is comprised of one of the most diverse, talented, and innovative workforces you will find anywhere. Our software products help solve Boeing's most challenging problems across Commercial Airplanes, Defense Space & Security, and Global Services businesses. As part of Boeing's software capability, our engineers use their expertise to dream up next-generation software capabilities for amazing aerospace, satellite, and autonomous platforms.
    $81k-103k yearly est.18h ago
  • Remote Senior Kotlin Software Engineer

    Opportunity available for Senior Software Engineer to help build features and back-end applications using Kotlin.
    $95k-125k yearly est.17d ago
  • Senior Python FullStack Developer(React)- REMOTE ROLE

    Feuji Inc is IT solutions company with operations in multiple geographies and specialization across domains. We take pride in making Feuji a great place to work at. Mahi Lead Technical Recruiter | Feuji, Inc Feuji was born out of the desire to create a great company that would pave the way for greater good.
    $94k-123k yearly est.25d ago
  • Project Engineer - Software

    In-Q-Tel In-Q-Tel is an Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace. In-Q-Tel (IQT) is a not-for-profit that serves and powers the national security interests of the U.S. and its allies, providing the most sophisticated source of strategic technical knowledge, insights, and capabilities.
    $99k-128.7k yearly6d ago
  • Senior AbInitio Developer

    Location: Reston VA - 100% Remote until any further notice
    $91k-118k yearly est.5d ago
  • Senior Cloud Engineer

    As a Senior Systems Engineer, Cybersecurity on the Cloud Identity team, you will be a key contributor to leading, building, and operating the engineering capability providing creation of identities, and engineering, provisioning, maintaining, and deprovisioning access and privileged access for Walmart globally. The Cloud Identity team owns all Cloud related Identity Lifecycle and Authentication controls for Walmart Enterprise, utilizing Active Directory, Azure AD, and Google Identity.
    $116k-143k yearly est.18d ago
  • Senior Mechanical Engineer

    Spur Design is looking for a full-time Mechanical Engineer to join our dynamic team and lead in performing the planning, designing, and managing of the MEP engineering work within the company. Work with the Mechanical Director and Mechanical design team to contribute toward the improvement of Spur Design's methods and processes. Be able to understand and apply codes, design guidelines, engineering judgment, company standards, and industry best practices related to personal growth, development, and providing outstanding service to Spur's clients. At all times be a good steward for Spur both inside and outside the office. Provide Mechanical/Plumbing Engineering design, guidance, and documentation on projects within Spur Design offices including client liaison, site investigations, contract documentation, and construction administration.
    $100k yearly23d ago
  • SR. Software Engineer Elasticsearch

    SR. Software Engineer Spark, Elasticsearch, Hive, Hadoop, and/or Accumulo Experience performing data extraction, visualization Java, Python, R, and/or other similar languages. TS/SCI clearance is required. Geospatial Exp Highly desired Prime Long Term Program 8%-12% 401K Full benefits 5 weeks PTO
    $87k-114k yearly est.23d ago
  • Lead Engineer / Manager - DoD

    Qualified individual for this position must have: Minimum 15yrs experience in the development of enterprise-wide or largescale information systems. Minimum 10yrs experience in a senior leadership engineering position. Minimum 10yrs of demonstrated experience managing a team of IT engineers implementing IT projects involving networks, including network infrastructure, information assurance engineering, and software applications. Current DoD 8570.01-M IAM Level II certification;. Current Top Secret security clearance adjudicated by DIA or DoD CAF or ability to gain. Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Engineering, or Information Technology discipline. Responsibilities will include: Establish system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems. Determine and identifies high-level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture. Design architecture to include the software, hardware and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Identify, assess, and present options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades. Be responsible for developing high-level system design diagrams. Ensure these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and International Standards Organization (ISO) reference models, and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model. Ensure that the common operating environment is compliant. Evaluate analytically and systematically problems of workflows, organization, and planning and develop appropriate corrective action. Provide daily supervision and direction to staff. Audit policies and controls continuously. Ensure the Government is continuously updated on enterprise cybersecurity posture.
    $74k-98k yearly est.25d ago
  • Sr. Full Stack Developer

    Support and extend CIS Mobile's alt OS Services platform
    $87k-114k yearly est.24d ago
  • Senior Software Engineer

    Location: Sterling, VA with minimal travel to FAA facilities as needed. Intro: OCH Technologies is hiring a Principal Software Developer for a position supporting the FAA's NAS Defense Program. This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require OCH Technologies to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.
    $87k-114k yearly est.26d ago
  • Senior Mechanical Engineer

    This position is located in Manassas, VA.
    $84k-112k yearly est.15d ago
  • Software Engineer, Tech Lead, Financial Reporting

    The Investments and Capital Markets (I&CM) division is responsible for management of the retained portfolio as well as Freddie Mac's debt funding, liquidity management and interest-rate hedging. At Freddie Mac, you will do important work to build a better housing finance system and you'll be part of a team helping to make homeownership and rental housing more accessible and affordable across the nation. Effective January 2023, Freddie Mac's hybrid work arrangement is 3 days in the office (specifically Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday).
    $108k-147k yearly est.19d ago

Average Salary For a Lead Engineer

Based on recent jobs postings on Zippia, the average salary in the U.S. for a Lead Engineer is $84,927 per year or $41 per hour. The highest paying Lead Engineer jobs have a salary over $120,000 per year while the lowest paying Lead Engineer jobs pay $60,000 per year

Updated June 6, 2023
Average Lead Engineer Salary
$87,153 yearly
$41 hourly

5 Common Career Paths For a Lead Engineer

Chief Engineer

A chief engineer is responsible for monitoring the engineering department's overall operations, ensuring performance efficiency, and everyone's strict compliance with the safety standards and regulatory procedures. Chief engineers manage the distribution of the tasks to the team, communicate with the clients and management for instructions and specifications, monitor expenses and forecast sales reports, analyze and approve designs, negotiate contracts, and process disputes. A chief engineer must have excellent knowledge of the engineering disciplines and exemplary leadership skills to handle the team's performance towards the company's objectives.

Project Manager

Project managers oversee a specific project related to the organization's business. They manage the whole project from inception to evaluation. They initiate planning with involved departments, follow-through on the plans, ensure smooth execution of the plans, and evaluate the project for further improvements should these be needed. In line with this, project managers also ensure that the project is cost-efficient and well within the budget. They also manage the different work teams involved in the project and ensure that things are running smoothly on this aspect as well.

Lead Technician

Lead technicians are technicians who oversee the technical needs of a specific project or department. They are usually tenured employees, and their familiarity with the company's technical and technological processes, software, and hardware would be a great advantage in succeeding in their role. Lead technicians are responsible for installing, updating, and maintaining various software and hardware components in the office. They often manage a group of technicians, and they ensure that the group they manage is properly trained and well-versed on the processes of the company. Lead technicians are expected to have strong analytical skills and decision-making skills.

Project Leader

A project leader is responsible for supervising the team and managing the distribution of tasks to ensure the project's success with the highest efficiency and accuracy. Duties of a project leader include motivating the team, managing the team's needs and concerns, providing effective strategies to improve the team's performance, creating reports, monitoring the team's progress, and maintaining the coordination between team members. A project leader should have exceptional leadership skills to handle the team's operation and identify areas of improvement to deliver excellent results.

Engineering Supervisor

An engineering supervisor is responsible for monitoring the engineering operations of an organization, developing strategic processes and techniques to improve staff's performance, and facilitating training and programs to maximize productivity. Engineering supervisors evaluate technology procedures and reports to identify and design new opportunities that would generate more resources for revenues and profits. They also meet with clients and handle their business requirements and specifications, informing them of other services that the company offers. An engineering supervisor resolves project complaints and implements business plans to achieve high-quality deliverables.

Illustrated Career Paths For a Lead Engineer

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