• Sr. Embedded Systems Hardware/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

    You have the opportunity to join an expert team of hardware and software developers and technology generalists pushing the envelope of Nuance's technologies.  You will use your computer engineering skills to build prototype hardware specialized for Nuance's industry-leading speech and AI technology solutions.  Also, being an experienced software developer, you will write supporting driver and application software for hardware we develop or source as part of the prototyping process.  All of your development work will contribute directly to commercialized solutions that will help drive Nuance's most visionary programs forward.


    Education: B.S. in Electrical or Computer Engineering


    Minimum years of work experience: 5+


    Required skills:

    • Electrical design of embedded computing systems
    • Layout of PCBs for high-speed digital systems
    • Debugging, testing, and validation of new PCBs
    • Device driver or other embedded systems software development
    • Familiarity with and inclination toward effective software development processes
    • Self-starter that can work independently while coordinating with a team
    • Proven track record of working on hardware solutions

    Preferred skills:

    • Experience with hardware manufacturing
    • Electronics technician skills
    • Implementation in Verilog
    • Familiarity with both developing for and administering Linux
    • Software development in high-level languages

    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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