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Work at Spoken

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 jobs@spoken.com.

Open positions: Senior Java Developer

Senior Java Developer

Title:  Senior Java Developer

Work Location: Seattle

Job Type:  Full Time

SUMMARY

We are looking for an extraordinary senior level Java Developer/Architect with a high level of experience. Spoken Communications is a technology company that provides cloud infrastructure for distributed/virtual call centers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Design and develop software using Java, Javascript, mySQL and HTML 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
  • 8+ years of overall Sr. Java Engineering experience and OO Design Practices
  • Demonstrable and clear understanding of Java multi-threading concepts and best-practices
  • Implement scalable solutions to meet the service levels associated with large volumes of users or records to be processed.
  • Perform peer code reviews and Code audit - Analyze existing code and remediate performance issues within existing applications
  • Unit test modules, integration testing with other modules to deliver quality code

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE NECESSARY

  • Familiarity with source management, bug tracking, Google Docs, and wiki tools
  • 3+ years working in Linux environment
  • 8+ years Java software development, in Linux/Windows environment
  • 3+ years experience writing Javascript code, deep understanding of its features
  • 3+ years working experience with MySQL: database design, writing SQL queries; thorough understating of MySQL language and features
  • 2+ years of C/C++ experience preferred but not required
  • Hands-on technical lead experience with excellent task/project estimation capabilities
  • Experience with source control - ideally SVN
  • Experience with Linux shell
  • NoSQL experience is preferred but not required
  • Experience with software development lifecycle phases
  • High comfort level deploying and maintaining solutions
  • Understanding of secure coding principles
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS, working knowledge developing browser based UI; familiarity with GWT
  • 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 skill
  • Willingness to work long hours
  • Commitment to excellence

ABOUT SPOKEN

Spoken Communications is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the Pacific Northwest, with over 200% annual sales growth. It is backed and advised by Ignition Partners and Ignition Capital, leading investment firms established by senior leaders from Microsoft and AT&T Wireless. Spoken provides mission critical technology services to call centers through its cloud based telephony platform and is on its way to becoming a market-defining innovator in the contact center industry. Currently, the company is managing the telephony infrastructure for 12 enterprise clients and servicing over 200 million minutes of customer talk time per year across over 4,000 call center agents in a remote, work from home environment. 

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.