Senior Java Full Stack Software Engineer

| Chicago

ServiceNow is in the West Loop! That's right Forbes 2018 #1 Most Innovative Company has planted roots in Chicago and growing. Sound exciting?! Yes, we sure think so too! Here's your chance to join a rapidly growing office in a rapidly growing global company and own new and critical features in the DevOps space.

What does our platform do?

 At the core, we deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity. Over 75% of Fortune 500 Companies are using the NOW platform. ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. ServiceNow cloud services automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, from IT to Customer Service to Security Operations and to Human Resources, creating a better experience for your employees, users and customers while transforming your enterprise.

 We’re disruptive.  We work hard but try not to take ourselves too seriously.  We are highly adaptable and constantly evolving.  We are passionate about our product, and we live for our customers.  We have high expectations and a career at ServiceNow means challenging yourself to always be better. 

What you get to do in this role: 
As a  Software Engineer, you will be a key member of a small team of developers. You will help coach and mentor other associates, design and implement new features for the ServiceNow platform, and lead small to medium sized projects throughout the SDLC lifecycle. In addition, you will help shape the future of the team’s culture by practicing and encouraging development best practices, participating in code reviews, and aligning the team to organizational goals and objectives.

In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent experience (10+ years)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Experience developing object-oriented software
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Good attitude and ability to work on a team
  • Customer-focused approach

Desired Skills (You don’t need all of these, but we need some):

  • Strong java experience (or similar)
  • JavaScript proficiency
  • Experience building quality Unit Tests and Integration/Automated Tests
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL/MariaDB, MSSQL)
  • Familiarity with basic web application architecture
  • Strong understanding of web technologies
  • Familiarity with Unix shell
  • Experience developing on the ServiceNow platform is a huge plus
  • Strong communication skills (this is not a customer-facing role, but we are very collaborative and value the ability to effectively communicate technical problems to non-technical people)

We provide competitive compensation, generous benefits and a professional atmosphere. This is a very collaborative and inclusive work environment where individuals strong on aptitude and attitude will have an opportunity to grow their professional careers through working with some of the most advanced technology and talented developers in the business.

 

ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact us at (408) 501-8550, or [email protected] for assistance.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PiwikAnalytics
    • Adobe AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ServiceNowManagement

Location

First tenants of brand new building on Lake and Racine in the West Loop. Steps away from Restaurant Row and Fulton Market's best spots.

An Insider's view of ServiceNow

What’s the vibe like in the office?

You make decisions every day that help people. My work makes a big difference, and that’s satisfying.

Medha

Senior application developer

What projects are you most excited about?

I wanted to work at a growing company. We're focused, customer-centric, and you can't beat the platform.

Olum

Project manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Our purpose is empowering. The company's putting a lot into the culture, the employees - they're investing in us.

Marina

Creative director

What is your vision for the company?

Amazing products that create great employee and customer experiences and make work, work better, is our passion.

CJ

Chief product officer

What is your vision for the company?

Taking a long-range view, we've got the spirit of a start-up and the resources to deliver with high quality.

Preetam

Software engineer

What are ServiceNow Perks + Benefits

ServiceNow Benefits Overview

We make work better for people—including our own. From work environments that help us do our best work, to benefits and a culture that encourage employees to stay healthy, happy, engaged, and growing, we keep our people at the center of everything we do.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Full-time employees get 20 hours per year to volunteer with the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Starting in 2019
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Purchase company stock at a 15% discount semi-annually
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Starting in 2019 - 20 weeks for birthing parent, 12 weeks for non-birthing parent
Remote Work Program
Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Starting in 2019 - 20 hours a year starting in 2019
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
With an in house craft beer geek procuring
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Pre-tax contribution plan for commuter expenses - transit and parking
Company Outings
Site social activities periodically
Free Daily Meals
Free breakfast offered daily
Game Room
Shuffle board, pool table, table games and more!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Every Thursday!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LinkedIn Learning access, numerous internal training programs, conference attendance options
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $5,250 reimbursed annually for qualified expenses
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $5000 annualy for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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