Job Description :
Title : Principal Software Engineer - Backend Architect - Telephony (19-101)
Location : St. Paul Minnesota
Duration : FT

· Description
Spok has a passion for healthcare and a commitment to our core values of communications, innovation, accountability, and putting the customer first. Watch this video: Leading Change in Healthcare and learn how we’re living our company values every day and change the way healthcare communicates. We’re coders, problem solvers, and learners who are helping caregivers act faster, heal bodies and save lives.
Position Summary:
The Principal Software Engineer (PSE) is a member of a highly-motivated team. This role will develop, enhance, and sustain innovative solutions to improve the customer experience. The PSE will implement complex software in accordance with project requirements, UX design, and industry best practices. The PSE will also review designs and participate in meaningful collaboration sessions on how to solve customer problems and participate in determining scope for new projects. The PSE will own components of the architecture and direct the work of other team members; scaling projects efficiently while maximizing performance and minimizing costs and ensuring quality.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
· Lead Scrum team to develop Spok’s new Contact Center that will be a key component of our product offering.
· Provide technical guidance in software design and development activities. May oversee development team and coordinate strategies amongst teams to ensure technologies are interconnected and product lines are working smoothly.
· Code, test, debug, document and maintain software applications using established coding standards and methodologies.
· Participate in Scrum activities, perform code reviews, contribute to a high performing, growing team.
· Own component(s) of the architecture and direct the work of other team members.
· Ensure new software meets quality standards through writing unit and automated tests.
· Troubleshoot, debug, resolve product issues as they arise.
· Assist in designing interfaces to improve the user experience.
· Support the application lifecycle (concept, design, test, release and support Follow established development, documentation, testing and deployment processes.
· Gather requirements and suggest solutions; serve as an integrator between business needs and technology solutions.
· Collaborate with product development team to plan new features.
· Participate in planning and scoping meetings for future projects.
· Work cross functionally to resolve complex customer problems.
· Responsible for managing and maintaining project and work backlog; able to re-prioritize tasks as the business deems appropriate. Lead other engineers in planning, prioritizing and executing assigned tasks within deadlines; identify, track and mitigate risks as appropriate.
· Stay current with new technology trends.
· Train, coach and mentor other engineers.
· Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor''s degree from four-year college or university and 8 years’ experience, or Master’s Degree in Computer Science and 6 years’ experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience leading teams; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Basic Qualifications and Experience:
Strong experience with C#, .NET
Experience developing API’s
Deep understanding of CTI and Contact Center API’s including:
Cisco: GED-188, TAPI, Finesse, EMAPI
Unify: ECMA-323 CSTA
Mitel: MiTai
Alcatel ASN.1 CSTA
Architectural and Design experience for enterprise scale PBX and Contact Center deployment
Desired Qualifications:
Strong experience building integrated Contact Center workflows or applications
Experience with GIT or other version control technologies
Experience with AWS or Azure
Experience with testing (manual and automated) CTI/Contact Center applications
Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work toward task completion
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Experience working in an Agile development team
Experience working in a Healthcare/clinical environment
Ability to identify, own, and solve problems independently or as part of a team
Train, coach and mentor other engineers
Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, VA., is proud to be the global leader in healthcare communications. We deliver clinical information to care teams when and where it matters most to improve patient outcomes. Top hospitals rely on the Spok Care Connect® platform to enhance workflows for clinicians, support administrative compliance, and provide a better experience for patients. Our customers send over 100 million messages each month through their Spok® solutions. When seconds count, count on Spok.