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SRC Engineer II Lead

at Nuance Communications, inc.

Posted: 1/9/2020
Job Reference #: 43229
Keywords: engineer

Job Description

  • LocationUS-FL-Melbourne
    Job ID
    1-43229
    Category
    Professional Services - Software Development or Programming
    Pos. Type
    Full Time
    Employee Referral Bonus
    $1,500 USD/Equivalent
    Hiring Manager
    Andrew Fairaizl
    Recruiter
    Kristine England
  • Company Overview

    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

    Nuance Enterprise is a mission critical leader in delivering and supporting technology infrastructure to meet the substantial growth of the business.

    The Site Reliability Center is an engineering discipline that combines software and systems engineering to build and run cloud-scale, distributed, fault-tolerant systems. Our team ensures that Nuance services have reliability and uptime to meet the needs of our ever-growing customer base in a mission critical industry: Enterprise. Practices such as event response, major incident management, minimizing operational work, deep post-mortem exercises, and prevention of potential outages factoring into the iterative improvement work that the SRC focuses on.

    In this team lead role you will spend a majority supporting and being a central point of contact in the SRC with a line of business through phone based, direct contact support, as well as through ticketing systems. You will be supporting the products and customers directly. You will also spend a portion of each day working with other team members on a variety of tasks from monitoring, incident management, completing capacity and deployment based service planning, defining monthly and weekly activities like patch & vulnerability management, and playing a pivotal role in our major incident response team should an incident impact the availability or reliability of one of the Enterprise products.. Because of this breadth, the Site Reliability engineer maintains a unique position to see the entire division and interact across all teams. The team lead will own overall process improvement, progress, communication, and keep their manager up to date on current and ongoing issues.

    Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent education required

    Minimum years of work experience: 5+ years of experience in large complex information systems, and/or Cloud environments.

    Required skills:

    • Phone and email based direct customer support
    • Broad experience in troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems covering application, OS, networking and storage areas.
    • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
    • Strategic relationship and partnership building skills
    • Excellent time management, organizational, communication skills
    • Familiarity with cloud support engineering practices.
    • Good hands-on experience on any of these technologies including Kubernetes, AMQ, MSSQL,Graphana, Sumologic, Nagios, SaltStack, Zenoss, HP Openview,
    • Remedyforce, Confluence, Jira, Pagerduty
    • Working experience in Linux and Windows based production environments and strong knowledge in fundamentals and internals – file systems, memory management, threads and processes etc.
    • Strong understanding of networking protocols, IP packets, DNS, OSI layers and load balancing.
    • Experience with system monitoring and alerting for availability, reliability and performance.
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to solve operational related challenges through automation or process related improvements
    • Ability to develop and plan for longer term projects to directly impact the SRC and LOB relationship and our understanding and ability to support the related products.

    Preferred skills:

    • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
    • Strategic relationship and partnership building skills
    • Experience with an IT or SaaS environment
    • Understanding of AI and Biometrics
    • Ability to run packet captures and network trace analysis.
    • Good skills in one of the languages –Shell scripting, Python, or Perl
    • Strong work ethic and a strong sense of urgency with a can-do attitude

    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.