Nuance

Principal Software Engineer

CN-Chengdu
Job ID
1-33985
Category
Research & Development - 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.

 

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

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 Principal 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.

 

We are looking for a strong and motivated software engineer. Your main responsibilities will be, however will not be limited to:

  • 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: 8+  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
  • 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.

 

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