Nuance Principal Software Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

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.

Join our Mobile team…intelligent systems now ready for the road. We are passionate about developing intelligent interfaces that enable people to talk to their cars, phones, devices, and other smart “things”.

Join our Enterprise team…great customer service starts here. We design virtual assistants for intelligent and effortless customer service helping customers find the information they need using whatever channel they prefer.

Join our Imaging team…greater document flexibility for more personal productivity. We are passionate about designing and building secure technology that empowers companies to gain control of their document management processes and ensure their proprietary and customer information is protected.


  • Work closely with a variety of different stakeholder groups, including management, business analysts, marketing, and development to develop new products and features for the line of business.

  • Focus on high/mid-level designs of complex business entities, business logic, and data access, and presentation layers.

  • Have knowledge of a breadth of technology skills ranging from Object Oriented Design/Development, Database Design/Development, to SOA Patterns, as well as Windows and Web Application Architectures.

  • Aide in the design, development, testing, and support of both Windows and Web based applications built using the .NET Framework (C#/ASP.NET MVC) and deployed on Windows.

  • Translate business requirements into conceptual, logical, and physical data models; this will include ongoing evolution of the logical data model in response to changes in the business.

  • Work with Technical Support in resolving critical customer issues.

  • Mentor junior team members as well as provide technical guidance and expertise for all development projects.


  • 5-8 years experience in software development, developing both Windows and Web based enterprise class applications.

  • Strong understanding of object-oriented design and design patterns (and how and when they should be applied).

  • Strong understanding of service oriented architecture design patterns (and how and when they should be applied).

  • Excellent C# programming skills.

  • Proven experience developing high-performance, multi-threaded, enterprise grade applications.

  • Knowledge of UML and the ability to author a detailed design specification.

  • Experience developing data-driven applications with SQL Server, and knowledge of NoSQL data stores (ex. Hadoop, MongoDB, etc.) a plus.

  • Experience with Web GUI development, Single Page Application development a plus.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills as well as excellent listening skills.

  • Understanding of Agile and Lean Software Development methodology

  • Experience with healthcare data and systems a plus.

  • Experience in working in cloud based solutions into public cloud like Azure is a plus

  • Experience with IHE and HL7 FHIR standards a plus


  • BS or MS in Computer Science is required.

We expect all applicants to be independent and self-motivated learners who possess strong problem-solving skills.

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 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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