• Principal Software Engineer

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Job ID
    Research & Development - Software Engineer (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 Healthcare team...caring for clinicians the way they care for patients. Beyond words. We create technology that lets clinicians capture and document care quickly and easily, so they can focus their attention on their patients.

    Job Summary

    The Principal Software Engineer works with a team of developers, QA and documentation staff in the development of new clinical documentation solutions for scribes, nurses and administrative medical staff to streamline workflows with industry leading electronic medical records systems.  The candidate will be a member of an existing team to enhance our scribe platform with AI driven workflow components. The candidate will work on multiple deliverables with dynamic schedules in an Agile Scrum environment.




    Self-starter, works independently and as a leader with multiple teams, design solutions and new features, augment existing features, write specifications, code and demonstrate prototypes and product level features, collaborate with test and groups across Nuance.  Specific tasks will include browser and application JavaScript as well as web services deployed in an Azure environment.




    Number of Years of Work Experience: 8+


    Required Skills: 

    .NET / Java – server-side developers

    Required Skills:

    • 8+ years of experience developing commercial Windows applications
    • Strong C#, .NET, ASP.NET experience and SQL server
    • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
    • Solid JavaScript skills 
    • Familiarity with Web Layout Technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, SCSS, Grid-Based Layout Frameworks)
    • Experience integrating with RESTful web services 
    • Experience designing and developing RESTful web services
    • Experience with Azure cloud deployments
    • Excellent analytical and time management skills
    • Teamwork skills with a problem-solving attitude
    • Scripting skills with Python, Perl, Groovy or similar
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for secure

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience with Git / BitBucket / Atlassian Tools
    • Experience with Agile Scrum
    • Experience with iOS or Android mobile development
    • Experience with Java, Groovy
    • Experience with database modelling 
    • Experience with MySQL, MySQL Server


    BS in computer science or related discipline; MS preferred

    • Test driven development – Unit Testing / Functional Testing

    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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