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Director of Software Engineering salary in Austin

Average Base Salary in Austin

Additional Cash Compensation
Total Compensation
Median: $166K
Min: $140K
Max: $205K

How Much Does a Director of Software Engineering Make in Austin?

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $166,370. The average additional cash compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $31,667. The average total compensation for a Director of Software Engineering in Austin is $198,037. Director of Software Engineering salaries are based on responses gathered by Built In Austin from anonymous Director of Software Engineering employees in Austin.

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Director of Software Engineering jobs in Austin

Director of Engineering

14 hours ago
Director of Engineering will lead a group of passionate, talented engineers and partner with Product & Data Science teams to build tools that make business actions simple even from large datasets.  BlackLocus’s data mining and machine learning pipeline, as well as user-facing applications, are built primarily in Java, Python, Go, and JavaScript. Our services and tools are entirely cloud-deployed. This role reports directly to the GM of BlackLocus.

Director of Engineering

6 days ago
We have an immediate opening for a seasoned leader to run a growing team of 30-40 software engineers in a vibrant, thriving office in Austin, Texas dedicated to building world-class systems that enable small business owners to be seen, look great, and connect with their customers online. Our “Do-It-For-You” suite of tools allow GoDaddy professionals to create and manage fully-custom websites, digital marketing presence, email marketing campaigns, and more, so owners can focus on what they know best - selling their products and services.

Director of Engineering, Data

1 week ago
As Director of Engineering : Data at RigUp, you will lead engineering teams through the implementation and expansion of the RigUp data platform. The goal of our platform is to make all data at RigUp consistent, compliant, and available at high velocity to all of our functional areas. RigUp is growing rapidly and we need a data platform to build on that will meet our current requirements and anticipate our future needs. You will be building out this cloud-based data platform for our enterprise.

Director, Engineering – SecOps

1 week ago
CrowdStrike is seeking a Director of Engineering to play a critical role in our SecOps product organization. You will help drive cloud security product strategy and the technical roadmap for your areas of responsibilities, and deliver world-class products which delight CrowdStrike’s customers. CrowdStrike is growing rapidly and you will be instrumental in the hiring, retaining and growth of world class engineers. You will work cross-functionally with your peers in the engineering organization as well as leaders in sales, product management, sensor engineering and UI/UX. We are a remote first company so you will bring your excellent verbal and written communication skills to bear when you are working with your engineering teams and cross functional teams across the globe.  

Engineering Manager

2 weeks ago
Own, oversee, and execute the development, testing, deployment, and delivery of large-scale software applications. Mentor and coach a team of software engineers. Recruit, retain and develop exceptional engineering talent. Deliver robust and scalable solutions, incorporating in new technologies as appropriate. Use Agile project management methodologies to provide technical leadership and project management for all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Ensure successful and timely completion of projects. Cultivate a positive company culture that values cross team collaboration and trust.

Engineering Manager

3 weeks ago
As an Engineering Manager for the Earned Media Attribution Software Engineering team, you will be responsible for a team delivering a market leading solution powered by large scale data systems and complex analytics. You team will include back-end engineers, data engineers, and quality engineers. You will ensure that your team is engaged, growing professionally, and delivering high-quality, robust, and scalable software to production on a regular basis. 

Software Engineering Manager

17 hours ago
Manage a team of 6-8 direct reports. Help define what success looks like for your team, and make its impact clear: set goals, define metrics, and track progress. Independently responsible for coaching, development, and career management: setting performance expectations, career planning, performance reviews, managing low performers, compensation reviews, promotions, and terminations. Clarify ownership and decision making for the team. Delegate ownership of tactical decision-making while maintaining responsibility as tiebreaker where necessary. Represent and be accountable for the technical output of the team, either through personal experience or strong communication lines with senior engineers. Unblock your teams to ensure that they have everything necessary to smoothly plan, develop, test, debug, and deploy highly-available applications on schedule. Partner with Product Managers and stakeholders to break down complex requirements into independent coding tasks and strategies. Positively impact your team’s work by communicating cross-functionally across the org. Foster a continuous improvement and experimentation mindsetHone your team’s skills further through various continuous learning opportunities. Participating in interviewing candidates for your team, as well as other teams.

Senior Engineering Manager, Android

22 hours ago
Lead, coach and mentor a team of Engineers skilled in Android and other technologies. Drive new features, improve performance and maintain high standards for app quality. Define and review architectural standards and processes that guide development of the Native Mobile apps. Drive performance analysis and optimization efforts. Represent the team in engineering and product meetings collaborating with Product Engineering teams, Product Managers, Analytics, Data Science, and Design. Work with teams across Vrbo and Expedia to ensure a seamless user experience for customers across all of their devices in a platform based way. Champion continuous improvement and deployment to help raise the bar on quality, performance and maintainability of mobile applications. Define and fulfil the engineering hiring plan for the team including sourcing, screening and interviewing. Explore and stay on top of the changes in the industry and champion new technologies and development processes within the team like Instant Apps. Collaborate effectively with engineering leaders across the company and contribute to building the platform for the vacation rental industry.

Software Engineering Manager

1 day ago
The ideal candidate is a former large team engineering manager who is looking for something a little less structured, with an eye for product design and implementation. The candidate is still focused and agile, and capable of recognizing, hiring and cultivating top talent. You’re a problem solver, you make data-driven decisions. You’ve worked with Salesforce.com (both development and administration). You have an interest and the capacity to assimilate and disseminate the knowledge needed to drive immediate results across the team.

Systems Reliability Engineering Manager

3 days ago
We are looking for an Engineering Manager to join our team. You will lead a team of passionate, talented engineers that are building innovative products that touch billions of web requests each day. In this role, you will introduce tools and processes to make our engineer’s lives better. You will play an active part in shaping product strategy based on what’s technically possible. You will make sure our company hits our ambitious goals from an engineering standpoint. You bring a passion for meeting business needs with building technically innovative solutions, and excel at shifting between the two—understanding how big-picture goals inform technical details, and vice-versa. You thrive in a fast-paced iterative engineering environment and have experience delivering scalable distributed systems. Most importantly, you will have a track record of having past teams respect you as both a technical leader and manager.

Engineering Manager, Growth Experiments

4 days ago
Build and develop a strong engineering team focused on delivering results and operational excellence. Partner with product, marketing, and support teams to run experimentation via A/B tests, share knowledge, and use data to inform and influence roadmaps and business decisions..\ Collaborate with a group of Designers, Analysts, Product Managers and other Growth Engineers to define the roadmap for engaging and monetizing our users. Lead end to end execution of rapid product iteration through experimentation . You'll be biased towards action, pragmatism, and results – tangible outcomes that you can measure. Tackle new territory, because learning and recognizing patterns in unfamiliar technologies excites you. You will see things how they should be, not just how they are. Lead and participate in engineering wide initiatives as a member of the engineering leadership team.

UX Engineering Manager

1 week ago
As an Engineering Manager, you’ll be responsible for the recruitment, workload management, wellbeing and professional growth of a team of software engineers, helping build an open & collaborative environment and supporting systems to help them succeed in their roles. You’ll work closely with your peers in UX and across the broader engineering organization to ensure projects are a success. You may already be an experienced manager or this may be your first step into management from a senior or team-lead role. 

Director of Software Engineering Salary ranges

The two most common Director of Software Engineering salary ranges in Austin are $160k - $170k and $180k - $190k.

Average Director of Software Engineering Salary by Company Size

People with the job title Director of Software Engineering make the most at companies with 201-500 employees, earning $172,333 on average.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by gender

The average Director of Software Engineering salary for women is $140,000 and the average Director of Software Engineering salary for men is $170,818.

Director of Software Engineering Salary by Years of Experience

The average salary for a Director of Software Engineering with 7+ years of experience is $167,200.

Average Dev + Engineer salaries in Austin

Job Title Average Salary Salary Range
QA Analyst $66,550
Min: $42K
Max: $103K
QA Engineer $78,515
Min: $40K
Max: $115K
Front End Developer $82,717
Min: $57K
Max: $120K
Software Test Engineer $86,417
Min: $61K
Max: $120K
Salesforce Developer $102,385
Min: $70K
Max: $125K
Data Engineer $103,270
Min: $55K
Max: $135K
Android Developer $103,333
Min: $73K
Max: $125K
Sales Engineer $103,925
Min: $68K
Max: $152K
Automation Engineer $104,700
Min: $79K
Max: $130K
iOS Developer $108,594
Min: $85K
Max: $122K
DevOps Engineer $111,597
Min: $84K
Max: $141K
Software Engineer $113,643
Min: $71K
Max: $188K
Security Engineer $116,913
Min: $81K
Max: $170K
Data Architect $129,688
Min: $98K
Max: $153K
Senior Software Engineer $131,259
Min: $64K
Max: $185K
QA Manager $131,600
Min: $110K
Max: $150K
Engineering Manager $143,081
Min: $120K
Max: $164K
Principal Software Engineer $151,926
Min: $120K
Max: $275K
Director of Software Engineering $166,370
Min: $140K
Max: $205K
Vice President of Engineering $212,667
Min: $164K
Max: $250K
CTO (Chief Technology Officer) $251,000
Min: $130K
Max: $435K

Austin Companies with the Highest Dev + Engineer Salaries

Enterprise Web, Productivity
Artificial Intelligence, Cloud
Fintech, Software
Artificial Intelligence, Consumer Web

Skills that affect Director of Software Engineering salaries in Austin

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Recent Director of Software Engineering salaries in Austin

Yearly Salary
A Sr. Engineering Manager reported a yearly salary of $192,000 with +$12,000 in additional cash compensation
5-7 Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
>10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Head of Software reported a yearly salary of $150,000 with +$20,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000 with +$60,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of Engineering reported a yearly salary of $165,000
7+ Years of Experience
11-50 Employees
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $160,000 with +$48,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
>10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director Engineering reported a yearly salary of $140,000 with +$25,000 in additional cash compensation
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $185,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
>10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $180,000
7+ Years of Experience
51-200 Employees
5-10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $170,000
7+ Years of Experience
500+ Employees
>10 Reports
Yearly Salary
A Director of Software Engineering reported a yearly salary of $175,000
7+ Years of Experience
201-500 Employees
5-10 Reports
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