Senior DevOps Engineer

Location US-VA-Reston
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 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 candidate will focus primarily on scaling Dragon Medical One’s footprint – our industry-leading speech recognition software product used in the Healthcare industry. You would be mainly working on the Canadian environment such as hosted NMS, our management system. The candidate will also help rollout our security and monitoring tools to all environments outside of the US and mentor junior members of the team and evangelize DevOps.


It’s an exciting time to join us! We are a fast-paced growing team currently migrating to Microsoft Azure – you’ll gain exposure to and training in Azure and be constantly challenged and learning to keep up to date with the latest Azure trends and how they can be applied.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing Azure templates
  • Extending our configuration management functionality
  • Build and support our UK environment
  • Extend the monitoring tools for Dragon Medical One
  • Automate application deployments using CI / CD, capacity management.
  • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for secure

Required Skills and Experience:


  • Experience - a mix of the following: Software engineering, Hosted cloud, Systems Admin, Operations, DevOps - around 5 years
  • Azure or any Cloud experience – or good windows server knowledge
  • Configuration management – such as Saltstack, Ansible, Dsc,
  • Programming – such as Python or Powershell
  • Agile (Scrum / Kanban), DevOps
  • Linux
  • SQL knowledge would be a bonus


  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work 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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