Senior Security Engineer

Location US-MA-Burlington
Job ID
Professional Services - Systems Engineering
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

Position Summary:

The Senior Security Engineer will interact with Architecture, Product, Operations, Information Security and PMO-based project teams to ensure operational availability, perform design initiatives to enable new services and documentation of highly complex technical environments.

Candidates must be well versed in all aspects of security operations for Server, Storage and Networking technologies acquired through 5 - 7 years in designing complex secured computing environments.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engineer secure computing infrastructure solutions to satisfy our Vulnerability Management Program’s objectives across all Nuance Enterprise product lines.
  • Research, identify and implement best security practices for all systems and service deployments.
  • Monitor common vulnerability exposure databases (CVE) and identify vulnerabilities to prevent exposure to all known and potential threats.
  • Research and analysis of vulnerabilities, identify relevant threats, and recommend corrective actions based on summarized reporting results.
  • Develop methods for addressing vulnerabilities that include system patching, deployment of specialized controls, infrastructure changes, and changes in deployment processes.
  • Manage tracking and remediation of vulnerabilities by leveraging agreed-upon action plans and timelines with responsible technology partners teams.
  • Participate in the development and deployment of security tools and security processes to enhance deployment productivity and efficiency.

Required Skills:

  • Extensive knowledge in Information Security best practices with current IT technologies including Windows, Linux, Vmware, Dockers, Kubernetes and Cloud environments.
  • Experience designing secure computing infrastructures supporting hosted and cloud based operations for large-scale, global deployments.
  • Experience in system architecture or systems engineering for integration into IP-based network infrastructures.
  • Demonstrated problem solving, capacity planning and process creation skills.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Attention to detail with methodical problem-solving approach.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Must be available for occasional travel within the North America/EMEA and able to obtain a valid passport.

Preferred Skills:

  • Security Certifications strongly desired (e.g. CISSP or a CISM Certifications).
  • Familiar with Nexpose/Rapid 7 Scanner.
  • Familiar with the CIS Benchmarks for Server Hardening
  • Experience in TDM/SIP telephony delivery and troubleshooting.
  • Previous experience in current Cloud based technologies including Azure and AWS.
  • Knowledge of voice-based applications (VoIP).

Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience preferred.

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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