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Senior Accessibility Software Engineer

Nuance Communications

Burlington, MA,USA

Nuance Dragon Medical One (DMO) is the flagship product of Nuance Healthcare. More than half a million healthcare professionals use DMO to create clinical documentation on a regular basis. Improving access for professionals with a wide range of physical abilities is a key objective for the Healthcare business in 2022 and beyond.

We are looking for developers who understand good software design and implementation for accessibility using inclusive design to create technology that works for everyone. We value developers who are naturally curious about the technologies used and take initiative to dive in, ask questions, and figure things out.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Analysis of accessibility limitations across DMO and update software to meet 508 compliance

Contribute to automated test suites to validate all software changes

Communicate with stakeholders and teams (numerous DMO engineering teams but also SRE, technical support, product management) located in different geographical locations (mostly USA, India, Europe)

Drive accessibility work at Nuance, building assistive technology for people with disabilities

Education: MSc/BSc Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Minimum years of work experience: 5+

Required Skills:

5 years of experience in software development including client and server-side enterprise class applications.

5 years of experience testing and launching software products

Programming languages: C# in Microsoft Windows frameworks and environments

Programming environments and technologies: Microsoft .NET, Microsoft Azure Cloud knowledge, Microsoft Operating systems and environments

Experience working with technology for people with disabilities.

Experience with Inclusive Design and Accessibility engineering.

Experience with the agile methodology for software development teams.

Ability to understand multiple testing techniques (e.g. performance, unit, integration, automated), their strengths and weakness, and ability to use them to best effect - including tracking and addressing of any discovered issues.

Excellent technical analytical, debugging and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

3 years of experience in a technical leadership role leading project teams and setting technical direction.

3 years of experience working in a complex, matrixed organization involving cross-functional, and/or cross-business projects.

Experience leading and mentoring a cross-functional team of software engineers, UX designers, and UX researchers, driving roadmaps and prioritization.

Experience working on or with Machine Learning (ML) projects, including integrating ML-based features into products.

Able to make careful technical and product decisions, understanding tradeoffs, user preferences, and organizational priorities.

Salary Range: $120000 - $160000

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