Principal Software Engineer - (Healthcare Software Solutions)

Nuance Communications Austria GmbH
  • Wien
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 7.2.2019

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.

We are looking for a

Principal Software Engineer - (Healthcare Software Solutions)

Nuance is a global Software organization specializing in Speech Recognition that harnesses the power of A.I. and Machine Learning. Our Healthcare Speech Recognition products are award-winning solutions that help Doctors, Physicians and Medical professionals to save time and therefore give greater care to their patients.

Position overview:

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 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 are 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 in-house on the go.

The focus of the Software Engineer will be around the backend infrastructure of the new product - where the actual work gets done. Therefore previous experience in designing or working on cloud services or other highly scalable & reliable software is a plus. The product will probably provide neural network based functionality. For that purpose, experience with TensorFlow or similar frameworks 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 and Boston, USA. Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly both in written and spoken English is a must. Experience working with a distributed team is a plus.

Skills and experience required:

  • Strong Software Design / Development background.
  • Strong programming skills in ideally C++
  • Cloud Services experience would be advantageous.
  • Tensorflow experience an advantage
  • 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

Please note we have a range of Software Engineering roles open at all levels.

Job reference: 1-34973

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The position is full-time (38.5 hours per week) and is based at the Nuance office in Vienna. Minimum payment EUR62,000 p.a. gross, negotiable depending on previous experience and educational background.

Nuance Communications Austria GmbH

Elektronik, Automatisation
101 - 500 Mitarbeiter

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