Software Engineer

Job ID
Research & Development - Software Development or Programming
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Chez Nuance, nous donnons aux gens la possibilité d'interagir naturellement avec leurs divers appareils connectés et le monde numérique autour d'eux. Nous créons un monde où la technologie pense et agit de la façon dont les humains le font en concevant des modes d'interaction avec la technologie plus intuitifs.


Notre technologie agile utilise des analyses et des algorithmes avancés pour transformer l'inanimé en animé et transformer des processus complexes en processus simples.


Joignez-vous à notre équipe mobile ... où les systèmes intelligents sont maintenant prêts pour la route. Nous sommes passionnés par le développement d'interfaces intelligentes qui permettent aux gens de parler à leurs voitures, leurs téléphones et tous autres appareils intelligents.



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.


Our nimble technology uses analytics and advanced algorithms to transform the inanimate into animate and reduce complicated processes into simple ones.


Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems 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

Summary: The Nuance Cloud Services DEV team is responsible for designing and developing real-time, multi-modal, personal agent applications for some of the world’s largest phone, automobile and other smart devices manufacturers. 
We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer to join a world-class team building server-side functionality that is at core of all Nuance's virtual agent applications powered by a diverse array of state-of-the-art technologies such as voice recognition, natural language understanding, big data, cloud computing, and more. The selected candidate will be responsible of developing and maintaning server-side components and frameworks, and have an impact on the evolution of a platform that is used by millions of users every day.



• Design, implement and support new and existing features and services in the Nuance Cloud Services (NCS) platform following an Agile Scrum process 
• Collaborate with the QA engineers on test strategy definition
• Collaborate with the Deployment team on deployment and monitoring strategy
• Collaborate with the Doc team on official product documentation
• Help troubleshoot production issues (third level of support only)



Number of Years of Work Experience: 0 to 3 years software industry experience 


Required Skills:

• Strong academic track record with relevant internship experience
• Strong problem solving skills and a insatiable desire to learn new technologies
• Basic to intermediate Java programming skills

• Experience with Javascript frameworks (NodeJS, Angular)

• Hands on experience in object oriented design & development
• Knowledge of Unix/Linux OS and networking fundamentals
• Some knowledge of databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra) 
• Fluent in English, both written and spoken
• Team player and a desire to help others


Preferred Skills:

• Experience with mobile client/server software architecture and SOA (Service-oriented Architecture) 
• Direct hands-on involvement in a large project with high-scalability / high-availability requirements
• Experience with Spring, Maven
• Familiarity with the "container echosystem" e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, etcd
• Familiarity with monitoring technologies e.g. Graphite, ELK
• Experience with big data processing frameworks e.g. Hadoop/HBase, Storm, Spark
• Familiarity with Subversion, GitLab, Jira
• Experience with C/C++
• Scripting experience e.g. bash, shell, python
• Speech recognition industry experience


Education: BS/MS University degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.

Additional Information

In Montreal:

What we offer !

Unique environment for collaborative teamwork on cutting-edge technology:

  • Location is in the heart of downtown
  • Flexible hours
  • Transit reimbursement and parking

Contributing to and collaborating with international teams that drive innovation

  • Competitive benefit package:
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • 10 paid sick days
  • Bonus Plan, Group RRSP, Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Award-winning Top Employer:

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – 7 consecutive years
  • Montreal’s Top Employers – 6 consecutive years
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - 3 consecutive years

Ce que nous offrons!

Un environnement unique et collaboratif où vous travaillez avec les technologies de pointe :

  • Situé au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal
  • Horaire flexible
  • Allocation de transport en commun et de stationnement
  • Travail de concert avec des équipes à l’international afin de repousser les limites de l’innovation

Programme d’avantages sociaux concurrentiel :

  • 4 semaines de vacances
  • 10 congés de maladies payés
  • Régime de bonus annuel, REER collectif, Régimes de participation différée aux bénéfices (RPDB), Régime de rachat d’action pour les employés

Gagnant de prix à titre de meilleurs employeurs :

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – pour 7 années consécutives
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - pour 3 années consécutives


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