Senior Software Engineer Job Openings In San Jose, CA - 3,737 Jobs

  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Eng 1 - SW

    PDS Tech Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $113,393

    Eng Sr - SW

    PDS Tech Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Eng Java

    Hire It People, LLC
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    SW Engineer

    Hire It People, LLC
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    SW Engineer III

    Hire It People, LLC
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer DeveOps - Ent Eng DNA Network Management

    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer DeveOps - Ent Eng DNA Network Management

    Cisco Systems
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    2018 Software Engineer 1 SW&DT (Western: San Jose, Sacramento)

    Northrop Grumman
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    URGENT !! Front-end Software Eng

    Hire It People, LLC
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Development-Software Eng I(NA)

    Varite Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer DeveOps - Ent Eng DNA Network Management

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer DeveOps - Ent Eng DNA Network Management

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer (Emulation Software)

    Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Intel
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Forescout Technologies, Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Oracle
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

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    Software Engineer

    Looking Glass Cyber
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $163,363

    Sr. Software Eng. Manager

    Paypal
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Flexton Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Altera
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer - Cloud Software (Backend)

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $113,393

    Sr Princ Software Eng 1

    Belcan
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Intel
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    F5 Networks
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Confidential
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Altera
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Alcatel-Lucent
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Forescout Technologies, Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    ASML
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    Viasat, Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer

    eBay
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Intel
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    MacRopace
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Altera
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    F5 Networks
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    NEW

    Software Engineer

    Splunk
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Full Stack Software Engineer

    Cybercoders
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer, Development

    Cisco
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer I

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Cloud Software Engineer

    Viasat, Inc.
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    Software Engineer (System Group)

    Hermes-Microvision
    San Jose, CA
  • Estimated Salary

    $110,000

    MTS1, Software Engineer, Quality

    eBay
    San Jose, CA

Senior Software Engineer Jobs

average

$113,394

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Thinking Creatively
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Getting Information
  • Analyzing Data or Information
  • Mostly Sitting

What does a Senior Software Engineer do

A Senior Software Engineer is responsible for developing information systems through studying operations, developing, and installing software solutions. They mentor junior and mid-level engineers.

how to become a Senior Software Engineer

Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree in computer science and strong computer programming skills.

Education

Software developers usually have a bachelor’s degree, typically in computer science, software engineering, or a related field. A degree in mathematics is also acceptable. Computer science degree programs are the most common, because they tend to cover a broad range of topics. Students should focus on classes related to building software in order to better prepare themselves for work in the occupation. For some positions, employers may prefer a master’s degree.

Although writing code is not their first priority, developers must have a strong background in computer programming. They usually gain this experience in school. Throughout their career, developers must keep up to date on new tools and computer languages.

Software developers also need skills related to the industry in which they work. Developers working in a bank, for example, should have knowledge of finance so that they can understand a bank’s computing needs.

Other Experience

Many students gain experience in software development by completing an internship at a software company while in college.

Some software developers first work as computer programmers and then are given more responsibility as they gain experience. Eventually, they become developers.

Advancement

Software developers can advance to become information technology (IT) project managers, also called computer and information systems managers, a position in which they oversee the software development process.

Important Qualities

Analytical skills. Developers must analyze users’ needs and then design software to meet those needs.

Communication skills. Developers must be able to give clear instructions to others working on a project. They must also explain to their customers how the software works and answer any questions that arise.

Computer skills. Developers must understand computer capabilities and programming languages in order to design effective software.

Creativity. Developers are the creative minds behind new computer software.

Detail oriented. Developers often work on many parts of an application or system at the same time and must therefore be able to concentrate and pay attention to detail.

Interpersonal skills. Software developers must be able to work well with others who contribute to designing, developing, and programming successful software.

Problem-solving skills. Because developers are in charge of software from beginning to end, they must be able to solve problems that arise throughout the design process.

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Senior Software Engineer Netflix, Inc. Los Gatos, CA Mar 30, 2015 $350,000
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Senior Software Engineer Netflix Los Gatos, CA Feb 23, 2016 $350,000
Senior Software Engineer Netflix Los Gatos, CA Dec 02, 2016 $350,000
Senior Software Developer Strike Technologies, LLC New York, NY Oct 01, 2015 $350,000

Top Skills for a Senior Software Engineer

Know what it takes to get the job done

WEBApplicationPl/SqlDatabaseWindowsXPSQLServerC#.NETXMLASPProceduresUserInterfaceJavascriptArchitectureC/C++HtmlAjaxJSPJqueryMVCCSSJ2Ee

Top Senior Software Engineer Skills

Senior software engineer jobs normally have these three skills on their resumes:
  1. WEB Application
  2. Pl/Sql
  3. Database
The least in demand skill at the moment for senior software engineer jobs is J2Ee.

Jquery, Html, J2Ee, ASP, Javascript, Pl/Sql, Ajax, JSP, Procedures, Windows XP, XML, C # .NET, Database, C/C++, MVC, Architecture, CSS, WEB Application, User Interface, SQL Server

Top Senior Software Engineer Employers

Find the best employers to advance your career

Top 10 Senior Software Engineer Employers

There are currently 10 companies with Senior Software Engineer jobs. The company with the highest employment for a Senior Software Engineer is Accenture.

Other companies that have high employment for Senior Software Engineer jobs are:
  1. Wipro Technologies
  2. IBM
  3. HCL Technologies
  4. Intel Corporation

Accenture, Wipro Technologies, IBM, HCL Technologies, Intel Corporation, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Thomson Reuters, Igate Corporation, Infosys Limited, Lockheed Martin

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