Technical Project Manager - Hybrid Automotive Solutions

Job ID
Professional Services - Software Development or Programming
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

At Nuance, we empower people with the ability to seamlessly interact with their connected devices and the digital world around them.  We are creating a world where technology thinks and acts the way people do by designing the most human, natural, and intuitive ways of interacting with technology.


Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems are now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.


Job Summary


The position is within the Automotive Professional Service organization. The selected candidate will have a role of technical project manager utilizing Agile methodologies to manage projects with resources in diverse geographical locations. The role will require the technical coordination of multiple functional teams to continually deliver high quality solutions within challenging deadlines. The candidate will also communicate and coordinate activities with external customers.

This position requires strong technical skills and industry experience in embedded and/or cloud speech technology. Most importantly we want someone that is eager, a quick learner and willing to expend his/her level of expertise and not afraid to jump in, get dirty and take on new challenges!




  • Develop a solid technical understanding of the projects to be able to support the product requirements and development management activities
  • Work collaboratively and coordinate between various functional groups to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues on a daily basis
  • Plan and manage software development projects being done by small to large development teams spread across diverse geographies
  • Elaborate functional and feature requirements and propose initiatives and actions with a focus on customer satisfaction
  • Identify and manage change requests that impact project scope, schedule and budget
  • Handle escalations from customers and drive appropriate handling to address concerns
  • Report on the project dashboard including status, issues and scope/schedule changes
  • See the big picture, and take the initiative to find and fill gaps in our processes and products



  • Recent experiences with speech and language technology (Speech Processing or NLU)
  • Very good knowledge with client server architecture, databases and TCP/IP and other network technologies.
  • Experiences with end-to-end integration and testing of hybrid embedded/cloud systems
  • Ability to provide technical coordination between cross-functional teams in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Organization skills to plan and prioritize work and respond to conflicting deadlines
  • Ability to work with a minimal direct supervision and multiple projects in parallel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills to discuss problems, analyze solutions/options, evaluate and enable improved processes
  • Occasionally traveling to Nuance offices and customers sites as required
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is a must


Preferred Skills:


  • Experience with Automotive manufacturers and telematics
  • Experience with Nuance products
  • Fluency in German



Education: Bachelors or Graduate University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or equivalent



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