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Lead Software Engineer salary in Los Angeles

Average Base Salary in Los Angeles

$150,000
$6,333
Additional Cash Compensation
$156,333
Total Compensation
Median: $150K
Min: $137K
Max: $160K

How Much Does a Lead Software Engineer Make in Los Angeles?

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $150,000. The average additional cash compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $6,333. The average total compensation for a Lead Software Engineer in Los Angeles is $156,333. Lead Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Los Angeles from anonymous Lead Software Engineer employees in Los Angeles.

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Lead Software Engineer jobs in Los Angeles

Lead Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
5 months ago
+19
As a senior member of our team, the candidate will be responsible for enhancing the company’s Java based web applications and contribute to our Platform team.  The Core team is currently focused on enhancing the marketing onboarding flows for our suite of products. The Platform team is tasked with building out our Service Oriented Architecture and is currently engaged with moving our big data sets from Oracle to Elasticsearch. All team members must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, fluency in coding, good communication skills, and most of all, enthusiasm for tackling complex problems.

Lead Software Engineer - Data Warehouse

Greater LA Area
1 week ago
+42
Development: The primary objective of the data platform/infra team is to supply data to drive business decisions across the company. Development will consist of ETL pipelines, microservices, data lake/warehouse management and collaboration with the machine learning team to deploy ML based applications.

Lead Software Engineer, Payments

Greater LA Area
2 days ago
As a leader in our payments processing infrastructure, you will be responsible for designing and building the core services to run payments processing at scale. You'll have direct impact on the product roadmap, regularly collaborating with the Infrastructure and Product teams to architect the best solutions, not the easiest. We pride ourselves on using the best technology for the job, maintaining high code quality while iterating with extreme speed, and sharing learnings along the way (both internally and externally).

Senior Lead Software Engineer

Orange County
2 days ago
+27
Senior Lead Software Engineers serve both as technical individual contributors and people managers. You will be optimizing your own code, as well as making sure that your reports are able to optimize theirs. You are an end-to-end owner. You will participate actively in all aspects of product strategy – from designing, building, and delivering products for our clients. We have dozens of individual, mission-focused teams working across a wide spectrum of technological challenges. You will have the opportunity, depending on your interests and aptitude, to lead engineers that focus on building large-scale distributed systems coordinating thousands of servers in cloud and physical data centers around the world, petabyte-scale data challenges, machine learning, advanced visualizations, and interactive user interfaces – to name a few. Senior Lead Software Engineers contribute to more than our product – they build up our team. Through a combination of mentoring, technical leadership, and direct management of local teams, you will make others better and raise the bar for those around you.

Lead Embedded Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
6 days ago
+35
The Engineers of the Embedded Software team will be within the Software Engineering Function. The team works with other teams to specify, develop and maintain the hardware electronic control units for the control systems of hyperloop - for safety-critical, real-time and other uses. Senior Embedded Engineers will contribute to the overall embedded control solution by developing firmware and software for the hardware electronic control units and other embedded platforms. Ultimately, we will design reliable, scalable, real-time (or near-real-time) applications that make the hyperloop a reality. We are seeking candidates with various levels of experience to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals at our Los Angeles facility.

Lead Software Engineer

Marina Del Rey & Playa Vista
1 week ago
+38
TeleSign is hiring a Lead Software Engineer to join our team! In this role, you will take the lead on both projects and the team that support our internal and customer-facing web properties. You will be a security-focused and customer-centric leader who is excited not only about designing and architecting the big picture, but also about working closely with the people who will help to make it happen. This is a hands-on development role that includes people management.

Lead Software Engineer - InsightVM

El Segundo
2 weeks ago
+24
Build scalable microservices to process security and network data. Bring all your creativity and engineering skills to help us simplify security for our users. Collaborate with UX experts, product managers and the rest of our diverse and passionate organization to build the best experience possible for our customers in an agile and flexible environment.

Lead Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
3 weeks ago
+38
As a Lead Software Engineer on the engineering team, you are an experienced software engineer. This is a hybrid development and technical project management role. You’ll stay hands on with code and architecture, manage a group of software engineers and ship completed projects. You will not be responsible for weekly 1:1s and performance reviews. As Lead Software Engineer, you are the champion of best practices for writing well-tested, well-organized, scalable code. You are leading the pod responsible for growing, retaining and engaging our donors. You will split your time equally between coding, leading and architecting solutions.

Lead Software Engineer - Accounting & Finance

Santa Monica
5 days ago
+19
As a Lead Software Engineer - Accounting & Finance on our Engineering team, you will focus on leading a team to integrate our NetSuite ERP with our custom billing platform. Your technology will be used at scale, processing millions of dollars of transactions and reliably recording the company’s financials. You will work with business stakeholders to build custom integration architecture and ETL code from the ground up, with an eye towards stability, performance and automation. Additionally, we’ll look to you to provide overall architecture guidance and vision for our finance automation needs.

Lead Full Stack Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
2 weeks ago
+27
Assist in training and developing engineering staff. Management of team to work on various projects. Develop, write and review software requirements, design specifications and test plans. Design and implement software architectures for complex applications. Deliver products with consistently high quality and reliability, in a timely and predictable manner.. Drive rigorous product releases across multiple, complex software products. Engage with customers and the head of product to ensure that product delivery obsessively aligns with customer value creation. Design, develop, and maintain new features for various web applications. Tracking down, isolating, and fixing system bugs.

Lead Software Engineer - Frontend Design & Engineering

Greater LA Area
1 month ago
+35
Position Overview Our engineering team is looking for a Lead Software Engineer to lead our Front-End Design & Engineering efforts. You’ll be working all aspects of front-end as well as the interface to the back-end engine. As a part of the development team, you’ll wear multiple hats, turn ambiguity into details, take the lead on building complex features and continuously find opportunities to improve the user experience. You will also be able to

Lead Software Engineer

Greater LA Area
3 months ago
As a senior member of our team, the candidate will be responsible for enhancing the company’s Java based web applications and contribute to our Platform team.  The Core team is currently focused on enhancing the marketing onboarding flows for our suite of products. The Platform team is tasked with building out our Service Oriented Architecture and is currently engaged with moving our big data sets from Oracle to Elasticsearch. All team members must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, fluency in coding, good communication skills, and most of all, enthusiasm for tackling complex problems.

Lead Software Engineer Salary ranges

Average Lead Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Lead Software Engineer make the most at companies with 51-200 employees, earning $160,000 on average.

Lead Software Engineer Salary by gender

Lead Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Lead Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $145,000.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $69,882
Min: $49K
Max: $92K
Junior Software Engineer $84,000
Min: $70K
Max: $92K
Salesforce Developer $91,933
Min: $76K
Max: $114K
Software Test Engineer $95,037
Min: $55K
Max: $140K
Automation Engineer $97,172
Min: $73K
Max: $145K
Front End Developer $98,225
Min: $55K
Max: $180K
QA Engineer $103,475
Min: $70K
Max: $185K
Security Engineer $115,711
Min: $85K
Max: $185K
Sales Engineer $117,638
Min: $77K
Max: $166K
DevOps Engineer $121,040
Min: $45K
Max: $180K
Data Engineer $124,954
Min: $72K
Max: $234K
iOS Developer $125,313
Min: $80K
Max: $170K
Software Engineer $127,367
Min: $75K
Max: $225K
Android Developer $127,395
Min: $90K
Max: $200K
Hardware Engineer $131,000
Min: $131K
Max: $131K
Game Developer $135,000
Min: $135K
Max: $135K
Site Reliability Engineer $136,000
Min: $130K
Max: $142K
Systems Engineer $136,000
Min: $136K
Max: $136K
QA Manager $137,000
Min: $118K
Max: $155K
Machine Learning Engineer $137,000
Min: $137K
Max: $137K
Data Architect $138,600
Min: $100K
Max: $240K
Database Administrator $142,000
Min: $142K
Max: $142K
Lead Software Engineer $150,000
Min: $137K
Max: $160K
Senior Software Engineer $155,316
Min: $105K
Max: $225K
Principal Software Engineer $163,523
Min: $130K
Max: $222K
Engineering Manager $163,713
Min: $124K
Max: $256K
Data Engineering Manager $182,000
Min: $182K
Max: $182K
Director of Software Engineering $193,025
Min: $135K
Max: $265K
Vice President of Engineering $197,000
Min: $140K
Max: $265K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $243,969
Min: $120K
Max: $575K

Skills that affect Lead Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

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Javascript
1% have this skill
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Amazon Web Services
1% have this skill
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SQL
1% have this skill
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Front-end
1% have this skill
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Linux
1% have this skill
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Ruby
0% have this skill

Recent Lead Software Engineer salaries in Los Angeles

$137,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $137,000
7+ Years of Experience
Prefer not to say
500+ Employees
Los Angeles
$153,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $153,000 with +$9,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
Male
201-500 Employees
Los Angeles
$160,000
Yearly Salary
A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$10,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
Male
51-200 Employees
Los Angeles
5-10 Reports
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