• Senior Principal Software Engineer

    Location IN-Pune
    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

    Summary: It is an exciting time at Nuance as we are currently building a completely new product which combines our successful speech recognition technology with language understanding to take even more work off doctor’s shoulders. This product will be highly innovative and is intended to achieve something currently not available anywhere in the medical (or any other) market. The new software will be running in the cloud and needs to be highly scalable to support the anticipated user group – a significant percentage of medical professionals in the United States.



    The Senior Principal Software Engineer we are looking for will be in a position to significantly influence the direction this new product is taking. We are looking for somebody innovative, not afraid to try new things, curious and able to get things done quickly. While a lot of experience developing software in a professional environment is required, we need a person who is able to learn new things quickly. Therefore, no specific programming language is required and it is assumed that the candidate will be able to pick up the specific toolset currently used inhouse on the go.

    The focus of the Software Engineer will be around backend web services and team mentorship. Therefore previous experience in designing or working on cloud services or other highly scalable & reliable software is a plus.

    You will be working with an enthusiastic and highly skilled team in an international company. The team designing the new product is currently located in Vienna, Austria; Boston, USA; and Pune, India. Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly both in written and spoken English is a must. Experience working with a distributed team is a plus.


    You will be responsible for performing tasks related to securing and keeping the products, tools, and processes secure.



    Number of Years of Work Experience: 8 to 10 years of experience leading teams in a technical environment


    Required Skills:

    • Strong Software Design / Development background
    • Previous experience mentoring team members
    • Cloud Services experience would be advantageous
    • Frontend web development experience a plus
    • UX / Usability experience a plus
    • High degree of flexibility
    • Openness for new technologies
    • Ability to “get things done”
    • Hands on attitude
    • Good English Language skills written and verbal
    • Experience of working in distributed team locations across the world is an advantage

    Preferred Skills:

    • Must be action oriented, capable of multitasking well based on priorities.
    • Ability to build, use and configure metrics collection, reporting and alerting systems.
    • Experience developing, deploying and integrating monitoring solutions.
    • Experience with immutable infrastructure.
    • Experience with containerization, Docker, Kubernetes, MesOS.
    • Experience with continuous integration systems like Jenkins.
    • Familiarity with and enthusiastic for software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
    • Strong understanding of cloud concepts and Infrastructure as Code.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience with the Atlassian Tools such as JIRA/Confluence.

    Education: M.S. in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science or relevant 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.


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