Nuance

Lead Software Engineer

US-MD-Rockville
Job ID
1-24162
Category
Research & Development - Software Development or Programming
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

As the leader in desktop imaging, Nuance's suite of award winning Imaging Solutions are recognized industry wide as the #1 selling productivity applications in each of their respective market segments. From PaperPort's document management, PDF creation and conversion with PDF Converter and PDF Create!, OmniPage's OCR and OmniForm's electronic forms, to development imaging SDKs, Nuance's Imaging Solutions can help. For over a decade, our solutions have been used by both personal and business users to reduce costs and improve productivity. Nearly 100% of hardware and software vendors implementing scanning and OCR rely on Nuance developer tools or OEM bundled products to deliver their own superior products.

 

Lead and direct a software development team in the delivery of enterprise solutions, directing implementation for new features and enhancements while maintaining scalability, supportability and time-to-market. This individual will have direct reporting responsibility for a team of Software Developers, including their performance and career development.

 

Job Summary

Lead and direct a software development team in the delivery of enterprise solutions, directing implementation for new features and enhancements while maintaining scalability, supportability and time-to-market. This individual will have direct reporting responsibility for a team of Software Developers, including their performance and career development.

 

Responsibilities:

 

Provide hands-on development and leadership to a team of Software Developers and direct their activities in the delivery of Print and Scan Management software solutions.

 

Oversee the analysis, design, development, debugging, and modification of complex software systems for delivery into global markets. This includes the preparation of technical documentation and providing written, concise proposals and recommendations.

 

Interact with project managers, marketing, sales, customers and other end users to define system or application requirements and capture in appropriate documentation.

 

May take a lead engineering role with multiple large/complex projects or customer accounts. Act as an escalation point for issues ranging from deployment and delivery to resource allocation.

 

Distribute and prioritize work assignments and monitor performance of team members. Select, develop, and evaluate performance of direct reports, ensuring an efficient and productive operation.

 

Create operational processes and procedures for their teams, ensuring processes are followed.

 

Devise strategic plans for their area and deliver on those plans. Devise/track key performance indicators to show progress and goal achievement against those plans.

 

Qualifications: 

 

Number of Years of Work Experience: 10+ years

 

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years managing development teams
  • Hands-on software development experience
  • Demonstrated, strong problem solving skills
  • Experience with Windows Service/Application Development
  • Experience with C/C++ with strong system level coding skills
  • Experience with Enterprise solutions
  • Ability to review bug reports, form understanding, and action appropriately
  • Ability to work with a large code base and understand and provide fixes as needed
  • Experience with providing project status to senior Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Agile
  • Track record of successfully delivering software with high quality
  • Mac and Linux experience a plus
  • Experience with print solutions a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor or Graduate University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Certifications preferred but not required, such as Sun Certified Java Developer (SCJD), Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), etc.

Additional Information

Nuance Communication Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf . If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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