Working as a Principal Software Engineer

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Principal Software Engineer Ratings

289K Principal Software Engineer reviews for 57K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.5 ★
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Number of Jobs on Glassdoor

535 Principal Software Engineer Jobs

Principal Software Engineer Reviews

What do Principal Software Engineer professionals have to say about their job? Read through 289K Principal Software Engineer reviews for 57K companies
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Ridgeline InternationalRidgeline International
Software Engineer
Sep. 3, 2021

“I enjoy the projects I've worked on and the coworkers I've worked with are very knowledgeable and happy to help.”

DXC TechnologyDXC Technology
Associate Professional Software Engineer
Jan. 24, 2021

“its actually a good and happy place to work”

Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services
Senior Software Engineer
Aug. 4, 2021

“Good and happy environment to work”

Virgin OrbitVirgin Orbit
Senior Software Engineer
Aug. 3, 2019

“Happy Hours and SWAG”

Capital NumbersCapital Numbers
Software Engineer
Jan. 12, 2021

“I am happy and enjoy my work life here.”

GoogleGoogle
Software Engineer
Sep. 26, 2021

“Peers are nice and happy to help.”

GoustoGousto
Software Engineer
Feb. 19, 2021

“People are generally welcoming and happy to help.”

Capital NumbersCapital Numbers
Software Engineer
Jan. 12, 2021

“I am happy and enjoy work life here.”

Top Companies for Principal Software Engineer

Oracle
Oracle
3.8 ★
12K Jobs
38K Reviews
80K Salaries

Oracle is the world’s leading provider of business software. But you probably already knew that. With a presence in over 175 countries, we are one of the biggest technology companies on the planet. What you might not know is that we are leading a cloud revolution. We’re using emerging technologies like AI, machine learning, and blockchain to solve critical real-world problems. From advancing energy efficiency to reimagining online commerce, the work we do is not only transforming the world of business—it’s helping governments, powering nonprofits, and giving billions of people the tools they need to outpace change and make a difference.

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