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Transform Your Career and the Way Care Is Delivered

What we do matters:  We’re a growing publicly-traded company that powers care team collaboration at more than 2,200 hospitals around the world, including all of the organizations on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Rolls.

Why Spok?: We need smart, passionate people who want to make a difference so we can continue to advance the way care is delivered as the leading clinical communication provider. At Spok, we provide you the opportunity to leverage your strengths, grow your skills, and collaborate with talented colleagues.

Join us: Browse our current job openings below to find your next opportunity. If you don’t see a good match for your skills at this time, we welcome you to submit your resume to careers@spok.com.

Build Solutions That Matter

Watch this video to go behind the scenes in Spok’s Eden Prairie, Minnesota, office: You’ll learn about the solutions Spok develops and why collaborating to build them means so much to our employees. You’ll also get a feel for our company culture of collaboration, and the underlying beliefs, values, and people that make Spok a great place to work.

Spok Fast Facts

The Basics

Impact

  • Employees: 600 and growing
  • Customers: 1,900+—mostly hospitals, but hospitality, retail, and military entities as well
  • Results: Our technology is used by people who save lives—from a doctor treating a patient to an emergency operator responding to a life safety situation. We help ensure they can communicate safely, securely, and efficiently.

Core Values

  • Accountability: We are accountable to each other, to shareholders, and to our customers.
  • Innovation: We are committed to innovation and offering new solutions for future growth.
  • Communications: What we do matters: our solutions improve communications in critical situations.
  • Customers: We put the customer first in everything we do.

Leading-Edge Technology

If you’re interested in advancing your career in software development or product management, Spok offers you opportunities unparalleled in the Midwest. We combine the latest technologies and languages plus greenfield projects to offer development career opportunities that you would be hard pressed to find outside of Silicon Valley. We have the agility and creativity of a small start-up balanced with the financial backing and resources of an established, financially sound company.

We’ve hired the best and brightest development and product management leaders in the Twin Cities with previous healthcare information technology solution experience at organizations like Medtronic, Symantec, and Boston Scientific. Our software development and product management teams are based in our collaborative development hub—our Eden Prairie, Minnesota, office. If you’re a skilled developer or product manager with a positive attitude, motivation to use your skills to make a difference in the lives of others, and the ability to creatively problem solve, we want you on our team. See our open positions here.

A Welcoming Community

Spok customers are the nation’s largest hospitals and health systems, Fortune 500 companies, and the U.S. Military. All of these organizations are mission driven, and Spok has the critical job of helping them fulfill those missions with reliable communications. That’s a role we take seriously and that provides deeply meaningful and rewarding work for our employees. The majority of our business is in the healthcare industry, and virtually everyone knows what it’s like to receive care, as a patient or as a patient’s loved one. Making the patient experience better through improved care team collaboration is the purpose that drives our work, and you can see the results of that work through our customer case studies. We have a hand in eliminating communication breakdowns, speeding response times, and reducing mortality rates, or literally saving patient lives. What we do truly matters.

Challenging and Fun Careers

“You’re always being pushed towards being your best while having fun at the same time.” That’s a direct quote from Spokster Keith Bivens, technical support lead, in the video above, and we couldn’t agree more with his assessment. Spok is a mid-sized organization with about 600 employees—large enough for long-term stability and substantial resources, yet small enough to be agile and innovative. Our employees often describe the environment as fast-paced and highly collaborative. Everyone expects a lot out of their teammates, and that impels all of us to work at our maximum potential. Whether you’re just getting started or have years of experience, you’ll be at the forefront of building, marketing, selling, or supporting innovative solutions. While we work hard, we play hard too.

 

An Array of Benefits

Health  and Wellness: We support the health and well-being of you and your family, and offer several health insurance plans for you to choose from, including PPO and HRA medical, dental, and vision. We also provide claims advocacy, a provider search engine to help you find high quality and low cost care, plus a robust employee wellness program that rewards achievement of health and wellness goals with a discount on health insurance premiums. Our employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, telehealth services, and medical benefits abroad round out our offerings.

Retirement/Income Protection: We want to help you plan for today and tomorrow, the expected and unexpected. To help you save for retirement, new employees are automatically enrolled in our 401(K) retirement savings plan, which includes 401(K) match with true-up (allows employees to receive employer matches that they would have otherwise missed out on because of 401(k) front-loading or because of uneven contributions spread throughout the year). Matching contributions are 100 percent vested after three years of service. We also offer life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, as well as long-term and short-term disability coverage.

Invest in Your Success: Spok offers all employees the opportunity to invest in the fruits of their efforts with an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). ESPP is a convenient, cost-effective means of acquiring equity interest in Spok at a discount, allowing you to become an owner in the company, vote as a shareholder, and share in the dividends and stock price increase.

Work/Life Balance: We firmly believe that productive employees are happy employees, and that means taking time off to pursue what makes you happy. In addition to ten paid holidays, you can plan to take 15 days of paid time off annually, which is increased to 20 paid days in year three. Not to mention, PTO days roll over at year-end. We also offer flexible work schedules and teleworking/work from home options.

Learn, Grow, and Save: When you join the team at Spok, you’re investing your time, energy, and talents with us, and we want to invest in you too. We support an “always learning” culture with education assistance, and professional training and development opportunities.

Employment Statements

Equal Opportunity Employer

At Spok, we provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, status as a covered veteran, age, marital status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, status with regard to public assistance or any other protected characteristic.

College Recruiting & Campus Outreach Spok values the contributions students and recent graduates can offer our growing organization and ever-evolving technology business. To cultivate our relationship with various educational institutions, we participate in campus career fairs and speaking engagements. We also volunteer at workshops geared toward students’ professional development. We occasionally host groups of students at our office in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, to speak with leadership and learn more about our niche in the software industry. We encourage you to  follow us to learn more about exciting internships as well as full-time careers.

Military Statement

Spok is a military friendly employer, committed to providing equal opportunity to all with a challenging and rewarding career. We value Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Commitment—attributes that candidates gain from their military service. Our business and customers lend themselves to a unique match to those with military employment experience. In fact, we work directly with government and military agencies every day to improve their critical communications with our solutions.

The Spok Story

Spok delivers clinical information to care teams when and where it matters most to improve patient outcomes.

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