• FreeSwitch Principal Engineer/Architect

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    US-CA-San Jose
  • About the Job

    FreeSwitch Principal Engineer/Architect


    8x8, Inc. a leader in the business communications services is developing next generation Cloud based unified communication technologies. To handle large scale of cloud based unified communication solution, it requires technology from just about every area of computer science, including distributed computing, large-scale system design, networking, database, security, and user interface.


    8x8 Engineering is looking for a FreeSwitch Principal Engineer/Architect to play a key role in defining architecture and implementing key SIP protocol-based VOIP applications. The ideal candidate has a strong passion for innovation, extensive experience with large scale SaaS systems, and deep knowledge of micro service architecture and technologies.



    • Lead architecture and design of the 8x8 SaaS microservices platform
    • Implement SIP protocol-based VoIP applications
    • Utilize the following technology: SIP, Kamailio, SMPP, Docker, Asterisk/FreeSWITCH, AWS
    • Promote an environment of agile software development methodologies
    • Define and promote standards and best practices for the Engineering team



    • You have at least 8 years of experience as a full time Developer, and a degree in Computer Science, Applied Math, Physics, or in a related Engineering field. A graduate degree or PhD would be awesome
    • Deep knowledge of and experience with micro services architecture and implementation
    • Knowledge of and experience with modern cloud architectures and tool
    • You are a SIP expert with demonstrated experience implementing SIP protocol-based VoIP applications and some experience in FreeSWITCH
    • You are proficient in Java/C/C++ and familiar with Python
    • You are familiar with agile software development methods


    About the Company

    ABOUT 8x8

    8x8, Inc. (NYSE: EGHT) ​is the trusted provider of secure and reliable enterprise cloud communications solutions to more than 45,000 businesses operating in over 100 countries across six continents. 8x8's out-of-the-box cloud solutions replace traditional on-premises PBX hardware and software-based systems with a flexible and scalable Software as a Service (SaaS) alternative, encompassing cloud business phone service, contact center solutions, and conferencing. 

    ​In today’s competitive market 8x8 continues to deliver service excellence, with a consistent, innovative, cohesive, progressive and dynamic culture.

    For additional information, visit www.8x8.com, www.8x8.com/UK or connect with 8x8 on LinkedIn,

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    Additional Information

    8x8 is proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.


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