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Senior Agile Software Engineer

Apply Job ID 1-41975 Date posted 08/02/2019 Location Burlington, Massachusetts

Company Overview:

Nuance Communications, Inc. is the pioneer and leader in conversational AI innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. The company delivers solutions that understand, analyze and respond to human language, amplifying human intelligence. With decades of domain and artificial intelligence expertise, Nuance works with thousands of organizations – in healthcare, telecommunications, automotive, financial services, retail, and more – to create stronger relationships and better experiences for their customers.

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 Senior Agile Software Engineer will contribute to development and maintenance of Nuance Dragon Medical One as member of an agile scrum team.

The solution delivers network-based, secure speech services and client-side software to support speech-enabled clinical documentation and communication workflows. It is well established in the US and European market. The scrum team will be responsible to maintain existing products (continued engineering) and develop enhancements.

The position-holder is expected to be a generalizing specialist who is skilled in a wide range of software development areas ranging from client/server, database, user interface programming to software testing, test automation skills. The successful candidate must be highly collaborative and have experience in agile software development (scrum, TDD, CI). This person will be responsible within the team to ensure the timely delivery of a potentially shippable product at the end of sprints. A high degree of self-organization capabilities is expected from the candidate.


•Actively participate as a scrum team member in all phases of the scrum process.
•Modelling, programming, testing, test-automation, continuous integration and contribution to software release activities for the Nuance Dragon Medical One Platform.
•Develop a potentially shippable product increment every sprint.
•Design, implement and execute unit tests for code modules or components to ensure high quality code releases.
•Perform peer design and code reviews.
•Troubleshoot and resolve application defects.
•Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment.
•Contribution to requirements engineering and top-level design.
•Produce high quality, scalable enterprise software.
•Participate in functional and technical reviews/sprint reviews.
•Effectively work with multiple stakeholders and teams located in different geographical locations.

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


Number of Years of Work Experience: 5

Required Skills:

•5+ years of professional software development experience.
•Experience with agile development methodology (Scrum, TDD)
•3+ years of C++ development experience.
•Experience with C# development.
•Experience with development of client and server side enterprise class applications.
•Experience with test automation for enterprise software and SDKs.
•Experience with database servers such as MS SQL Server, Windows operating systems and VDI infrastructure (Citrix, RDS, VMware).
•Comfortable being part of a team, especially a geographically dispersed team.
•Motivated to be a self-starter and individual performer effectively contributing to overall team productivity and collaboration.
•Excellent English communication skills (written, oral, listening).
•Excellent technical analytical, debugging and problem solving skills.
•Enjoy producing top quality code in a fast moving environment.
•Passion and enthusiasm.

Preferred Skills:

•US government security clearance, or willingness to apply for it
•Experience developing Healthcare Information technology applications.
•Experience with speech recognition applications is a plus.
•Experience with Git.
•Experience with MS Azure, MS DevOps
•Experience with JIRA Agile, Crucible, Bamboo, and other Atlassian tools.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, math or related field. Master’s Degree is 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 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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