• Principal Software Engineer/Voice UI Designer

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Job ID
    1-36264
    Category
    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 the new voice assistance products for the doctors, nurses and administrative medical staff to streamline workflows with industry leading electronic medical records systems.  The candidate will be a self-starter and will work on multiple deliverables with dynamic schedules in an Agile Scrum environment.

     

    Responsibilities: 

     

    Self-starter, works independently and as a leader with multiple teams, design solutions and new features focused on a voice assistant for the medical market.  Specific tasks include the definition of voice interactions and the NLU rules required to configure Nuance’s Natural Language Understanding engine and the handling of results to be pass back to voice enabled client applications.

     

    Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for secure.

     

    Qualifications: 

     

    Number of Years of Work Experience: 10+

     

    Required Skills:

    • 5+ years of experience developing commercial software applications
    • Strong linguistic skills
    • Strong JavaScript experience in multiple environments
    • Solid JavaScript skills
    • Experience with cloud deployments
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

    Preferred Skills:

    • Experience with JavaScript running in IE, Chrome and Edge.
    • Experience with Agile Scrum
    • Experience with iOS or Android mobile development
    • Experience with Windows development
    • Experience with Google, Amazon or Microsoft NLU solutions.

    Education:

     

    BS in computer science or related discipline; MS 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 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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