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Spoken Communications is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the Northwest. With over 200% annual sales growth, Spoken is backed by Ignition Partners and Ignition Capital, both leading investment firms established by senior leaders from Microsoft and AT&T Wireless. We are seeking to hire independent self-starters who enjoy challenges, can juggle multiple priorities and enjoy working in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment to serve customer demands.

Spoken's culture is casual yet high energy. We are passionate about customer service and enjoy working in a collaborative environment.  We value work/life balance, efficiency, simplicity, and making a difference in the world.  Spoken offers exceptional professional and financial growth potential. If you enjoy taking the lead on projects as well as working in a team dynamic to develop long-term customer relationships, contact us at


Principal Software Developer - Spoken Labs

Title:  Principal Software Developer - Labs

Work Location: Seattle

Job Type:  Full Time


  • Design and develop software server application using C/C++ , Javascript, mySQL, HTML and Bash in a Linux environment
  • Participate in various phases of SDLC including design, coding, reviews, testing and documentation
  • Utilize design methodologies, object-oriented design and design patterns
  • Work with other team members throughout the company to determine feasibility, business and functional requirements and technical designs on assigned projects
  • Provide ongoing support, maintenance and enhancement of systems
  • Foster an overall culture of quality


  • BS or equivalent
  • 5+ years working in Linux environment
  • 10+ years C/C++ software development, out of which at least 5+ years in Linux/Unix environment
  • 3+ years experience writing Javascript code, deep understanding of its features
  • 3+ years experience writing in Bash, thorough understanding of the Bash's features
  • 3+ years working experience with MySQL: database design, writing SQL queries; thorough understanding of MySQL language and features
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS, working knowledge developing browser based UI; familiarity with jQuery
  • Familiarity with Trac or other source management, bug tracking, and wiki tools
  • Working knowledge of IP networking
  • Experience debugging networked systems
  • Specific R&D experience, developing software for complex systems
  • Ability to conduct independent R&D, from concept to working code
  • Able to write system architecture documentation, as well as API level documentation
  • Able to provide technical reasoned guidance to junior developers
  • Superb technical communications skills
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Commitment to excellence

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