• Senior Project Manager

    Location US-MA-Burlington
    Job ID
    1-39606
    Category
    Research & Development - Project Management
    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.

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    Job Summary

    Summary: Nuance is the leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Our technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses, experience Nuance by calling directory assistance, getting account information, dictating patient records, telling a navigation system their destination, or digitally reproducing documents that can be shared and searched. Making each of those experiences productive and compelling is what Nuance is all about.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Act as a liaison between the development teams in multiple geographies. Track all aspects of the development process, including development milestones, QA progress, documentation impact, and release schedules. The candidate will be based in the US, Burlington, MA, at Nuance headquarters.
    • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
    • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
    • Ensure resource availability and allocation
    • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
    • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
    • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
    • Report and escalate to management as needed
    • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
    • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
    • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with other staff members
    • Use and continually develop leadership skills
    • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

    Qualifications

    Number of Years of Work Experience: 5+

     

    Required Skills:

    • Proven working experience in project management
    • Proven ability to run scrum teams
    • Familiar with agile development
    • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
    • Advanced MS Office skills
    • Good working knowledge of development workflow systems such as Atlassian Tools Set
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • PMP or other project management certification is a plus

    Preferred Skills: PMP or other project management certification is a plus

     

    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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