• Big Data Architect/Principal JAVA Engineer

    Location US-CA-San Diego | US-CA-Agoura Hills
    Job ID
    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 Enterprise team…great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.

    Job Summary

    Summary: The Data Architect will be responsible for technical leadership, design, implementation, maintenance, and support of an enterprise-grade data warehousing solution utilizing Big Data technologies.



    • Must have proven ability to design, highly-scalable, highly-available big data systems, provide technical leadership to other team members, interact effectively with product owners and executives, and contribute significantly to hands-on implementation. 
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences, both technical and business/product oriented.
    • The position will have ongoing operational responsibilities for maintaining a mission-critical system.


    Number of Years of Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years professional experience with 3+ in Big Data. Prefer 10 years professional experience with 5+ in Big Data


    Required Skills:

    • Must have designed and implemented a large-scale big data solution that was successfully delivered to production.
    • Must currenly be proficient in and have 5+ years professional experience with Java 
    • Must have a working knowledge of Linux
    • Must have significant exposure to a broad set of big data technologies (see list below)


    Preferred Skills: Hadoop, Google Cloud Dataproc, HBase, Solr, Elastic Search, MongoDB or other document stores, Kafka, Google Cloud Pub/Sub, Storm, Spark, Beam or other real-time processing engines, Redis or other distributed caches, SQL, OLAP/OLTP


    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Equivalent Experience 

    Additional Information

    Nuance offers a compelling and rewarding work environment. We offer market competitive salaries, bonus, equity, benefits, meaningful growth and development opportunities and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our continuing success.


    Nuance Communication Inc.  is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement is available here. 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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