Chief/Principal Architect (Leadership role)

Location CA-QC-Montreal
Job ID
1-44675
Category
Research & Development - Software Engineer (Development or Programming)
Pos. Type
Full Time

Company Overview / Présentation de l’entreprise:

Nuance est à la fois précurseur et leader dans les innovations conversationnelles basées sur l’intelligence artificielle (IA), tant pour la vie professionnelle que personnelle. L’entreprise propose des solutions qui comprennent, analysent et répondent à leurs utilisateurs, amplifiant l’intelligence humaine afin d’améliorer la productivité et la sécurité. Avec une expertise de plusieurs dizaines d’années dans l’intelligence artificielle, Nuance collabore avec des milliers d’entreprises au niveau mondial dans différents secteurs. 

 

Rejoignez-nous ! Nuance cherche constamment à réinventer la façon dont les individus se connectent à la technologie et entre eux. Nos solutions basées sur l’IA permettent aux entreprises de questionner leur approche « business as usual » pour se transformer. Depuis plusieurs dizaines d’années les leaders mondiaux de la finance, de la santé, des télécommunications et du commerce de détail, ainsi que de grandes organisations gouvernementales font confiance aux solutions primées de Nuance pour améliorer leur performance et contribuer à un monde plus connecté et intelligent. Comme les technologies vocales font gagner du temps aux médecins au profit des patients et optimisent des milliards d’interactions client, nous aidons nos clients à repousser les limites du possible.

 

 

Nuance is the pioneer and leader in conversational artificial intelligence (AI) innovations that bring intelligence to everyday work and life. We deliver solutions that understand, analyze, and respond to people, amplifying human intelligence to increase productivity and improve security. With decades of both domain and AI expertise, we work with thousands of organizations across a wide range of industries. 

 

Join our team! At Nuance, we are constantly reinventing how people connect with technology and with each other. Our AI-powered solutions empower organizations to transform “business as usual.” For decades, the world’s leading financial, healthcare, telecommunications, retailers, and government organizations have trusted Nuance to bring them award-winning solutions that deliver more meaningful outcomes and empower a smarter, more connected world. From clinical speech recognition technologies that free physicians to spend more time caring for patients to real-time intelligence that powers billions of customer interactions, we’re deeply committed to helping organizations push the boundaries of what’s possible.

Job Summary / Sommaire du poste:

Summary:

The Enterprise R&D team is responsible for building the next generation Conversational AI solutions for the worlds largest Financial, Telecom, Retail and Transportation companies leveraging the latest speech recognition, natural language understanding and analytics technologies.

 

Principal duties and responsibilities:

 

We are looking for a strong and motivated lead software architect. Your main responsibilities will be,but will not be limited to:

  • Solving complex technical problems by quarterbacking a cross functional team of technical experts
  • Managing a small team of architects
  • Working with the engineering VP to define a vision of technical excellence for software architecture, tools and processes
  • Working closely with the Quality Assurance and Hosted Operations teams to deploy, troubleshoot and optimize cloud solutions
  • Analyzing existing systems and propose software architecture improvements, paying particular attention to latency, accuracy and extensibility
  • Assessing competing architectures and technical assets from different Nuance teams and acquisitions. Propose a technology consolidation plan which leverages the best IP fromeach solution
  • Writing detailed designs, clearly convey intent and ideas to the developers
  • Communicating ideas and plans to a diverse set of colleagues, negotiate technical solutions across teams when needed
  • Working in a distributed environment with teams from around the world
  • Seamlessly shift between multiple, concurrent projects

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications

 

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

 

Minumum years of experience:

  • 5+ years of hands-on technical leadership/management experience, ideally software architecture.
  • 12 + years software industry experience.

Required Skills

  • Hands experience architecting software systems, designing and delivering software modules. Primary focus is on software design.
  • Deep experience architecting a large scale solution on the cloud, billions of cloud transactions per month.
  • Deep experience with agile methodologies; continuous integration, delivery and deployment to production.
  • Strong Programming experience with Java, specifically J2EE on Linux
  • Dev Ops experience using infrastructure such as Docker / Kubernetes, CloudFoundry , Mesos or equivalent.
  • Experience working with SOA, Spring microservices or equivalent
  • Relational database experience – Oracle, My SQL, MS SQL or equivalent
  • Big data experience – Hadoop, Cassandra or equivalent.
  • Complete software life cycle experience, including deployment to production.
  • Clear passion for software engineering, design and performance.
  • Must be able to work in a distributed environment and balance competing priorities.
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and verbal, is required for communication with globally distributed Nuance teams and customers.
  • Good people and negotiation skills, able to listen to disparate technical opinions and build consensus.

Preferred Skills

  • AI industry experience.
  • Speech recognition and Natural language industry experience.
  • Leading a team of architects.

Additional Information / Informations additionnelles:

In Montreal:

What we offer !

Unique environment for collaborative teamwork on cutting-edge technology:

  • Location is in the heart of downtown
  • Flexible hours
  • Transit reimbursement and parking

Contributing to and collaborating with international teams that drive innovation

  • Competitive benefit package:
  • 4 weeks’ vacation
  • 10 paid sick days
  • Bonus Plan, Group RRSP, Deferred Profit Sharing Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Award-winning Top Employer:

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – 7 consecutive years
  • Montreal’s Top Employers – 6 consecutive years
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - 3 consecutive years

 

Ce que nous offrons!

Un environnement unique et collaboratif où vous travaillez avec les technologies de pointe :

  • Situé au cœur du centre-ville de Montréal
  • Horaire flexible
  • Allocation de transport en commun et de stationnement
  • Travail de concert avec des équipes à l’international afin de repousser les limites de l’innovation

Programme d’avantages sociaux concurrentiel :

  • 4 semaines de vacances
  • 10 congés de maladies payés
  • Régime de bonus annuel, REER collectif, Régimes de participation différée aux bénéfices (RPDB), Régime de rachat d’action pour les employés

Gagnant de prix à titre de meilleurs employeurs :

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers – pour 7 années consécutives
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People - pour 3 années consécutives

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