Candidates for a senior software engineer position should have deep and broad information systems experience. This should be matched with excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills and a capacity to maintain an overview of projects/systems. Candidates should be highly adept at programming with good coding practices, have superb writing and verbal skills with an emphasis on tact and negotiation, and be able to skillfully share their knowledge while working constructively as part of a team. Some experience with DevOps or Agile is sought. As part of their participation in the design and development of complex software, senior software engineers are expected to produce and review source code, manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and apply engineering principles to designs. Most jobs require a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related discipline, and many senior software engineers have a post-graduate qualification such as a Master’s degree. At least seven years of experience, particularly with the relevant programming languages, is generally preferred. Analyzing and translating business requirements into technical solutionsWorking on the end-to-end cycle or more complex platform componentsCommunicating complex technical ideasMaintaining documentation of software specificationsPrioritizing and executing tasks in the software development life cycleAdvising and mentoring junior developers Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half is one of the premier technology staffing agencies.
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Salary for Senior Software Engineer in Quebec City, QC
113280 - 165360
25th percentile
113280
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
143520
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
165360
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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