Java Senior Software Engineer (19-164)


Job Description

Spok is seeking a Senior Software Engineer (SSE) with J2EE and Java experience that is a true leader and can help mentor and work collaboratively with team members. The SSE is a member of a highly-productive cross-functional scrum team. This role will influence development of new solutions that enhance the overall delivery and user experience of Spok products. The SSE will recognize and implement patterns and best practices in accordance with industry standards. The SSE will share knowledge, mentor and assist other team members. The SSE will also participate in troubleshooting and resolution of customer related issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participating and influencing conversations during team ceremonies; backlog refinement, planning, reviews and retrospectives
  • Delivering quality products by applying patterns, best practices, industry standards, and writing solid unit tests
  • Provide development support for existing applications in the field
  • Assisting the team to define test scenarios of features
  • Assisting the team with technical documentation of installation and configuration guides
  • Assisting the team to troubleshoot and quickly resolve critical production issues
  • Displaying ability to continuously improve by:
  • Participating and/or leading in-house learning and training sessions.
  • Displaying self-motivation and eagerness to gain knowledge and experience in industry standards and trends
  • Exploring and sharing ideas for improving automation practices, team effectiveness, and products.
  • Creates and protects Spok’s intellectual property
  • 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 4 years’ experience or Master’s Degree in Computer Science and 2 year’ experience; or comparable experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. BS in Computer Science preferred.

    Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years experience with J2EE
  • 3+ years experience with Java
  • 3+ years experience with Java Script
  • Experience with Hibernate
  • Experience with Oracle SQL, Stored Procedure

    Preferred Skills:

  • Java frameworks like JSF
  • C++ and Pro*C
  • Shell Scripts
  • Proficiency in Linux environment.
  • Experience working in an Agile development team
  • Working knowledge of SVN or GIT

    Spok, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Spok Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPOK), headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, is proud to be a 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. Spok is making care collaboration easier. For more information, visit or follow @spoktweets on Twitter.

    At Spok, Inc., we provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected status or characteristic. Should you have a disability and need assistance or accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 1-800-852-8935

    Skills we're looking for

    Job Location

    Eden Prairie, Minnesota

    Office Locations

    10400 Yellow Cir Dr, Eden Prairie, MN

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