Senior Database Developer

Location US-MA-Burlington
Job ID
Information Technology - All Openings
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview

Nuance is the pioneer and leader in conversational artificial intelligence (AI) innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. We deliver solutions that understand, analyze, and respond to people, amplifying human intelligence to increase productivity and improve security. With decades of both domain and AI expertise, we work with thousands of organizations across a wide range of industries. 


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Join our team! At Nuance, we are constantly reinventing how people connect with technology and with each other. Our AI-powered solutions empower organizations to transform “business as usual.” For decades, the world’s leading financial, healthcare, telecommunications, retailers, and government organizations have trusted Nuance to bring them award-winning solutions that deliver more meaningful outcomes and empower a smarter, more connected world. From clinical speech recognition technologies that free physicians to spend more time caring for patients to real-time intelligence that powers billions of customer interactions, we’re deeply committed to helping organizations push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Job Summary

Position Summary:


The Database Developer will work with a team of developers, QA, and other stakeholders in the migration of the leading PowerScribe platform for radiology reporting to the cloud. Design, develop and maintain database solutions for highly available applications. The candidate will be self-motivated and work on multiple deliverables with dynamic schedules in an agile software development process.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain complex databases that are highly scalable and manageable
  • Support automated deployment and operation of AzureSQL instances in a high-availability environment
  • Optimize and tune database schemas, stored procedures, triggers, and dynamic queries
  • Build data pipelines for migrating on-premise data sources to the cloud
  • Design and extend data models for enterprise OLTP applications and data warehouses
  • Create complex queries to derive intelligence from the data with Power BI and other tools
  • Support traditional managerial reports in SQL Reporting Services
  • Document technical designs and program logic
  • Participate in functional and technical reviews
  • Assist in identifying process improvements and application enhancements
  • Handle multiple responsibilities with rapidly changing priorities and deadlines
  • Work effectively with a distributed team in multiple geographic locations and time zones
  • Perform tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes that you are responsible for secure.

Education: BS in Computer Science or related discipline

Years of Experience: 5+


Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL database application development
  • 3+ years of experience with SSRS or Power BI
  • Expert-level knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and database architectures
  • Extensive experience writing T-SQL
  • Knowledge of C#, Microsoft .NET and object-relational mapping (ORM) frameworks
  • Understanding of the concepts and challenges of highly available cloud databases
  • Excellent English communication skills (written, oral, listening)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to optimize queries and troubleshoot errors
  • Experience in agile software development process
  • Experience with Microsoft Development tools (Visual Studio, .NET Framework)

Preferred Skills:

  • Agile development methodologies including Scrum
  • Experience with cloud-based deployments (Azure a big plus)
  • Experience working with large data sets
  • Familiarity with Atlassian toolset (JIRA, Confluence) a plus
  • Knowledge of Healthcare Information Systems and standards a plus

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 celebrates diversity and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action workplace. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, military and veteran status, disability, genetics, or any other category protected by law or Nuance policy.  If you need an accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5086 and let us know.

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