2019 Principal Software Engineer Salary Colorado | Built In Colorado
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Business Development Representative
Business Intelligence Analyst
Business Intelligence Developer
Business Intelligence Manager
CCO (Chief Creative Officer)
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
CIO (Chief Information Officer)
Client Success Manager
CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
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Creative Director
CRO (Chief Revenue Officer)
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Customer Support Manager
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Data Architect
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Design Director
Desktop Support
DevOps Engineer
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Director of Analytics
Director of Customer Success
Director of Marketing
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Director of Product Management
Director of Software Engineering
Email Marketing Manager
Engineering Manager
Event Planner
Finance Director
Financial Analyst
Front End Developer
HR Coordinator
HR Director
HR Manager
HR Specialist
Implementation Manager
Implementation Specialist
Inside Sales Manager
Inside Sales Representative
iOS Developer
Marketing Associate
Marketing Coordinator
Marketing Manager
Marketing Operations Manager
Office Manager
Operations Associate
Operations Manager
PR Manager
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Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado

Average Base Salary in Colorado

Median: $138K
Min: $98K
Max: $165K

How Much Does a Principal Software Engineer Make in Colorado?

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer in Colorado is $138,103. Principal Software Engineer salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Colorado from anonymous Principal Software Engineer employees in Colorado.

Colorado by the numbers

Total number of Tech companies in Colorado
Total number of tech users on Built In Colorado

Colorado Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Automotive, Marketing Tech
Information Technology, Internet of Things

Principal Software Engineer Salary ranges

The most common Principal Software Engineer salary in Colorado is between $120k - $130k.

Average Principal Software Engineer Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Principal Software Engineer make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $135,500 on average.

Principal Software Engineer Salary by gender

Principal Software Engineer Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Principal Software Engineer with 7+ years of experience is $145,119.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Colorado

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $64,565
Min: $36K
Max: $110K
Salesforce Developer $76,870
Min: $64K
Max: $91K
QA Engineer $78,571
Min: $47K
Max: $125K
Front End Developer $79,432
Min: $37K
Max: $110K
Data Engineer $85,750
Min: $50K
Max: $126K
Automation Engineer $86,700
Min: $51K
Max: $115K
Android Developer $89,462
Min: $70K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $90,948
Min: $60K
Max: $175K
iOS Developer $97,846
Min: $58K
Max: $140K
Software Engineer $98,147
Min: $50K
Max: $165K
Security Engineer $98,786
Min: $70K
Max: $134K
Sales Engineer $102,400
Min: $61K
Max: $145K
QA Manager $104,167
Min: $90K
Max: $120K
DevOps Engineer $106,608
Min: $70K
Max: $160K
Data Architect $116,286
Min: $73K
Max: $160K
Senior Software Engineer $126,357
Min: $75K
Max: $192K
Engineering Manager $132,887
Min: $88K
Max: $194K
Principal Software Engineer $138,103
Min: $98K
Max: $165K
Vice President of Engineering $153,143
Min: $126K
Max: $176K
Director of Software Engineering $162,259
Min: $125K
Max: $270K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $199,821
Min: $100K
Max: $330K

Principal Software Engineer jobs in Colorado

Principal Software Engineer (UI & JavaScript)

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
We have an excellent opportunity for an innovative and results-oriented Principal Software Engineer to work on our UI team creating and maintaining a device-centric user interface. In this role, you will work with a cross-functional team in an agile framework to develop industry-defining features for a growing customer base. This position is best suited for a strong technical contributor who is intimately familiar with the technologies, methodologies, and concepts the role leverages.

Principal Site Reliability Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
Ownership, architecture and management of AWS infrastructure components such as VPCs, EC2, S3, tagging schemes, CloudFormation, etc.                                           Deployment and management automation of cloud-based infrastructure and software. Working with configuration management tools in both Windows and Linux - Cloudformation, Terraform, Salt, Ansible, Chef. Ensuring cloud-based architectures meet availability and recoverability requirements. Architecture and implementation of cloud-based monitoring, alerting and reporting; Sensu, CloudWatch, StatusCake, ELK, Grafana.

Principal Satellite GNC/ADCS Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 day ago
Support the management and execution of satellite systems engineering activities for DigitalGlobe’s commercial imaging satellites, with immediate focus on the WorldView Legion satellites now in development. This person will support the Director of Satellite Development in developing requirements; providing insight and oversight of satellite GNC/ADCS design; ensuring the design will meet all performance, reliability, and life-cycle requirements; and support Operations on an as-needed basis. Works with other Space Segment engineers, Satellite Operations engineers, and contractor engineers to accomplish goals. This person will interact directly with our contractors, providing insight and oversight into the contractor’s development activities including design, manufacturing, test, troubleshooting, and launch

Principal Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
18 hours ago
As Principal Engineer, you are hands-on and passionate about creating distributed software solutions that scale in a highly available environment. In this role, we are looking for a high-energy leader with extensive experience in developing service framework and services. Additionally, we expect you to collaborate across multiple teams to solve problems and accomplish organizational goals. Responsibilities ·         Be a leader in all phases of

Principal Architect

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
As a Principal Architect you will provide technical direction and support for Vertafore's corporate vision with both a deep and broad specialization in multiple domain areas. You will help the CTO and Enterprise Architecture Team unify products and systems to a common platform, define standard principles and frameworks for consistency across Vertafore, and provide knowledge and support to the Vertafore development community to increase adoption of enterprise or domain-specific standards.

Principal Cloud Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
18 hours ago
Fanatics is looking for a Principal Engineer, working on our Cloud team! The Cloud team handles things like: Kubernetes, Consul, Vault, Terraform, CI & CD, and bless. We support many engineers & teams, and build tools to scale ourselves out. In the past few years, we've moved the majority of our web traffic to our cloud-based platform. Our data team is dependent upon processing large sets for their tools. Over the next few years, the number of

Principal Data Engineer

Greater Denver Area
1 week ago
Guild, the leading education benefits platform and one of Denver's fastest growing startups, is increasing economic mobility for working adults in America and providing education and support to help every student survive and thrive in the economy of tomorrow. Our platform helps employers offer education as a benefit to their employees by connecting employers' workforces with our network of nonprofit universities and education institutions that

Principal Threat Research Engineer

Greater Boulder Area
1 week ago
We are looking for a Principal Threat Research Engineer that will help drive the R&D efforts of the LogRhythm Labs team; taking threat research (attackers and their tactics, techniques, and procedures) and turning that into actionable intelligence for our SIEM. This critical role offers the opportunity to join the fastest growing private SIEM solution provider and join a team whose production continues to have a significant impact on the growth of LogRhythm.

Principal Machine Learning Engineer

Greater Denver Area
2 weeks ago
Ibotta is seeking a Principal Machine Learning Engineer to lead the development of Ibotta’s next generation of Machine Learning platforms and systems. We're looking for a world-class machine learning engineer who has a passion for building scalable machine learning solutions using technologies such as Python, Spark, AWS, Airflow, Sagemaker, TensorFlow, Kafka, etc. Every member of our agile team has input into our roadmap and will have a real impact.

Principal Product Designer

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
Design prototypes, user test, iterate, and work with the greater team to deploy simple, elegant, and purposeful experiences; own and take responsibility for your work from ideation to deployment. Work closely with the engineering team to ensure execution is what is imagined and expected. Create data informed designs using our suite of user research tools and analytics. Bring ideas, collaborate, and contribute to high-level strategic decisions with other designers, product managers, and engineers. Work within and expand our evolving design language system that exports to over 5+ products that touches millions of student lives and Fortune 50 enterprise partners. Support and lead design thinking activities cross-functionally to absorb knowledge and needed information from stakeholders. Communicate, participate, and prepare for design walkthroughs, critiques, and reviews in order to continually raise our bar for quality. Executive in a fast-paced environment with ambiguity. Contribute to product strategy and roadmaps through customer research and design explorations.

Principal Platform Engineer

Greater Denver Area
3 weeks ago
As a Senior Platform Engineer, you’ll work with a high performing team to innovate and build software that helps students take advantage of Guild’s affordable education programs and coaching services. You will collaborate with our talented team of engineers and product managers to build services that are high-quality, robust, scalable, auditable, and that support a wide range of use cases from user-facing products to accounting. Moreover, you’ll use your passion for writing clean, well-tested, and reusable code to build high quality software that will scale efficiently with our continued business growth.

Principal/Senior Software Engineer

Greater Denver Area
5 days ago
About GutCheck At GutCheck, we pioneered agile market research to provide our clients with actionable answers and insights, globally, at the speed of their business. We believe in the power of consumer research, and we are dedicated to providing best-in-class solutions. By challenging the status quo to get to something better, we are continually evaluating new, innovative ways to take tried-and-true methods and make them more agile to best

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Recent Principal Software Engineer salaries in Colorado

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A Lead Architect reported a yearly salary of $97,500
7+ Years of Experience
1-10 Employees
1-5 Reports
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A Lead Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $153,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $157,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
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A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
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A Chief Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $163,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $160,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
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A Solution Architect reported a yearly salary of $125,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
Colorado Springs
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $159,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Principal Software Engineer reported a yearly salary of $148,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
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