Senior Security Engineer - Pune, Maharashtra

Full Time
Pune, India
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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.

Job Summary:

Summary: The Nuance Communications CISO Team is seeking a professional Security Engineer who will be responsible for actively supporting the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of Nuance information assets in compliance with company security policies, standards, and best practices. The Security Engineer will participate in a broad range of technical security engineering, security operations and analysis tasks in support of a comprehensive security program to support the Nuance Security and Risk Management framework.


  • Responsible for evaluating, testing, recommending, developing, coordinating, monitoring and maintaining information security for operating systems, user authentication, and applications; implementing strategic security architecture.
  • Perform Security Engineering Research and Development; apply systems and network analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users to determine hardware, software, and security system functional specifications related to the ongoing security measures and defense in depth security strategy.
  • Review/troubleshoot miscellaneous issues users may encounter to systems applications.
  • Review and implement policies and procedures regarding security access as problems are identified, received, documented, distributed and corrected.
  • Participate in the review and/or evaluation of security access information system products and/or services to determine the most effective solution.
  • Support the Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) in the effective detection, analysis, and containment of attacks.
  • Operate the processes necessary to collect threat intelligence, analyze the data for patterns and actionable information. Identify security risks and exposures, determine the causes of security violations and suggest procedures to halt future incidents.
  • Identify appropriate platform and application logging and triggers at design phase to support advanced fraud and cyber detection use cases. Integrate appropriate systems and logs into the global threat management platform or Security Incident and Event Management system to properly protect critical assets. Design, test and develop specific content and alerting to identify threats against critical assets.
  • Maintain an understanding of attacks, vectors and emergent threats. Provide tier II support for escalated security incidents. Obtain and share cyber security intelligence with security partners.
  • Provide problem escalation as necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating effectively in written and spoken form to broad internal and external entities including non-technical executives, corporate officers, business colleagues, product and service vendors and internal/external peers. Strong ability to influence and persuade others through collaboration.
  • Aptitude to quickly learn in dynamic fast paced business environment. This includes new hardware, software, business processes, acquisitions, etc.
  • Perform regular additional security related tasks as assigned.


Number of Years of Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years

Required Skills:

  • CISSP or equivalent security certification is preferred
  • Solid understandings of security on networks, hardening, patch management, pen-testing, vulnerability testing, Windows systems, Linux systems, open systems, applications, and web and public facing systems.
  • Experience with security scanning tools
  • Solid understanding of networking concepts
  • Experience with Linux, Windows system administration
  • Ability to multi-task under strict deadlines.
  • Professional and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and contribute within a team environment.
  • Experience with security related technical tools including IDS/IPS, DLP, firewall, SIEM, log management and processes is required.
  • Exposure to cloud and high compute environments
  • Professional and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and contribute within a team environment.
  • Experience with security related technical tools (Palo Alto, Tripwire, Splunk, ELK) and processes is required.

Preferred Skills: Working knowledge of regulations including HIPAA, PCI and ISO 27000

Education: Computer Science degree or Equivalent Experience

Additional Information:

Nuance Communication Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: . If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please call 781-565-5000 – Human Resources Department and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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Nuance Communications

At Nuance, we are reinventing the relationship between man and technology.

We believe in the power of intelligent systems and what that power can do for you. Together, our innovations in voice, natural language understanding, reasoning and systems integration create more human technology – technology that adapts to you instead of you having to adapt to it. We power flagship devices and solutions from the likes of Samsung,, Ford, and Domino’s. With nearly 20 billion cloud transactions last year alone, chances are you’ve already experienced our technology –at work, in the car, on your phone, or at the doctor’s office. See how Nuance technology is transforming your daily life.
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