Java Principal / Lead Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

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

Summary: The Principal Software Engineer position is responsible for helping lead the development of the CDE One Application and Platform, a web based, cloud hosted, multifaceted application/platform backed by Nuance’s powerful Natural Language Processing Engine. The major duties of this role are to act as a technical leader, develop and implement new functionality, resolve issues, and deliver high quality robust solutions for on-time releases of CDE One/Triage. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Software Engineer.

 

Responsibilities:

• Design, code, test, develop and document software applications for complex systems and business use cases

  • Analyze and perform modifications to and maintenance of highly complex operational programs and procedures
  • Document technical designs/solutions and program logic 
  • Analyze system and programming logic
  • Program clear and concise solutions
  • Write complete and detailed unit and integration tests
  • Maintain project status documentation

• Participate and lead functional and technical reviews
• Provide technical guidance and assistance to peer and junior developers and perform code reviews
• Assist in identifying process improvements and application enhancements
• Assist in evaluation, selection, and prototyping of technical architecture

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

 

Qualifications

Number of Years of Work Experience: 8

 

Required Skills:

  • Programming experience using Java, Java EE, and related technologies
  • Web UI technologies including JavaScript, JavaScript Frameworks, HTML, CSS
  • Experience / knowledge of: SQL Server, XML, JSON, React, UI Frameworks(jQuery, Bootstrap, etc.), Spring and other Java Frameworks, Tomcat and/or other Application Servers
  • Ability to work independently and  interact / accept direction from multiple managers and clients
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Education: Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent in 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 781-565-5086 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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Location

Our headquarters is in Burlington, 30 minutes from downtown Boston, right off 128 and across the street from Wayside Commons (hello, shopping!).

An Insider's view of Nuance Communications

What does your typical day look like?

I’m responsible for overseeing my team’s progress on various Corporate BI initiatives. Every morning I check in our global team to address questions they may have while developing code for designs I have created. I keep in touch with our customers, give them updates on our progress and ensure that we deliver what’s important to them.

Shivani

Principal Business Systems Analyst

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We unlock the creative potential in everyone by creating an environment where people can trust each other and express their views freely. We follow three principles: focus on the customer and empathize to understand their needs, encourage risk taking, and create a platform to share the stories outlining creative ways teams solved problems.

Raghu

Vice President, Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

I am excited to be part of a company-wide purpose and business culture focus. I have been with the company less than a year, and I can really see and feel the positive energy in the air. This project has and will open up avenues for employees to become further engaged in other aspects of the company such as community service opportunities.

Mariann

Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting

What are Nuance Communications Perks + Benefits

Nuance Communications Benefits Overview

Join Nuance and you will be immersed in our culture of health. We offer comprehensive medical, dental, vision and financial health plans that provide peace of mind now and in the future. Your family and friends will enjoy spending time with you thanks to our generous paid time off and flexible work benefits. And you will feel empowered to be your best self by utilizing our fitness and wellness offerings.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
The Nuance Cares program offers employees up to 16 volunteer hours of paid volunteer time off each year supporting a qualified non-profit organization of their choice.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Online course subscriptions available
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