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Senior Principal Cloud Architect ( Java )

Apply Job ID 1-42241 Date posted 08/22/2019 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:

Nuance Healthcare is looking for a Senior Principal Cloud Architect, reporting directly into the VP of Engineering. The architect’s primary focus will be helping lead the charge to deliver Nuance’s Healthcare solutions in the public cloud. 


  • Design and implement secure cloud application environments
  • Maintain security standards according to internal policies
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to product teams to help further our Cloud maturity
  • Work with the Engineering VP to define a vision of technical excellence for Cloud architecture, tools, and processes
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance and Hosted Operations teams to deploy, troubleshoot and optimize cloud solutions
  • Analyze existing systems and propose software architecture improvements, paying particular attention to latency, accuracy and extensibility
  • Assess architectures and technical assets from product teams, and propose a technology consolidation plans where possible


Number of Years of Work Experience: 12+

Required Skills:

  • Hands-on experience architecting, designing, and delivering software systems
  • Deep experience architecting a large-scale solution on the cloud, millions of cloud transactions per month
  • Deep experience with agile methodologies; continuous integration, delivery and deployment to production
  • Very strong Programming experience with Java
  • My SQL, MS SQL or equivalent
  • Complete software life cycle experience, including deployment to production
  • Clear passion for software engineering, design and, performance

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience leading teams delivering public cloud solutions

Education: Bachelors, Masters or PHD degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or equivalent in 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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