Principal Performance Engineer
Nuance 155 reviews - Pennsylvania

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Responsibilities: As a senior member in the Clinical Language Understanding group, you will own the overall performance of the platform’s performance and systems integrity. You will be empowered to find better, faster and more performant ways for our platform’s products to work.

- Design, Develop, Exercise and Continuously Improve a suite of performance tests for NLP-based web applications.

- Analyze test results and suggest application improvements to address performancde issues

- Design, Implement and Validate performance improvements to the codebase

- Work with Engineering and Systems Administration to continuously optimize the physical architecture of the platform

Qualifications: 5-10 years of experience in performance engineering and/or load testing

5-10 years of experience in software engineering with Java

Experience benchmarking complex systems

API level development of unit, integration and performance-based tests and tools

Familiarity with Agile development methodologies

Excellent communication skills

Experience with the following:

- Java 1.6 and higher

- Spring


- Groovy

- SoapUI

- Java Profiling Tools

- Java Performance Tools


Experience with the following:

- Distributed Systems

- Web Services

- n-Tier Enterprise Java Systems

- Relational Database Implementations (e.g. MS-SQL)

- Multi-Threading

- Linux

- Windows

- VMWare

- Source Control (Subversion, Git)

Strong troubleshooting skills

Scripting languages such as perl, T/C/BA-shell scripting, python

Exposure to .Net/C# performance testing

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent; MS or equivalent is a plus

We offer a competitive compensation package; including stock options, employee stock purchase plan, 401(k), full health and welfare benefits and a casual yet technically challenging work environment. Join our dynamic, entrepreneurial team and become part of our fast growing track of continuing success. Nuance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Overview: Nuance Healthcare, a division of Nuance Communications, is the market leader in providing clinical understanding solutions that accurately capture and transform the patient story into meaningful, actionable information. Thousands of hospitals, providers and payers worldwide trust Nuance speech-enabled clinical documentation and analytics solutions to facilitate smarter, more efficient decisions across the healthcare enterprise. Nuance Healthcare has been recognized as “Best-in-KLAS” 2004-2011 for Speech Recognition.

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Nuance Communications can help you see the subtle differences in both speech and images. The company provides speech and digital imaging...