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Sr. Manager, Engineering - Platform Development

| Chicago

Description

 

Sr. Manager, Engineering - Platform Development 

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 in enterprises, we help the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before. 

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:

The ServiceNow Platform Development team is looking for a new leader for its no-code/low-code platform capabilities to help take us to the next level in enabling people who are not professional software developers to develop software. This is a very strategic position for our company.   As a Sr. Manager of Engineering in ServiceNow’s platform group you will be in a position to hire the best team possible, influence product direction, define architecture and ensure quality of product that eventually makes it to our customers. The right person for this role should be ready to scale out a high performing team of software developers.

The candidate is expected to be very hands-on, not just getting deep into the technical details but truly leading efforts and knowing directionally where the team needs to go. Success will require becoming fluent in the ins and outs of the ServiceNow platform, handling multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment and strong leadership skills. The candidate should to be able to plan and coordinate complex discussions across teams; working with technical and non-technical users to ensure our goal of becoming the industry standard platform for no-code/low-code development.

Best of all, you get to help define and staff our new Chicago office.

 

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

  • Experience with JavaScript and Web technologies, especially modern environments like React, Angular, Web Components, etc.
  • Senior level Java development with focus on web and related technologies
  • Ability to create high performance, scalable systems
  • Strong problem-solving, debugging skills and an aptitude for learning new technologies

 

Management Skills

  • Ability to lead by example (see technical skills)
  • Ability to identify, recruit, cultivate and retain high performing software developers
  • Deft at juggling many competing priorities and prioritizing for best results
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.

Actual title can be determined based on fitness. We provide competitive compensation, generous benefits and a professional atmosphere. This is a very collaborative and inclusive work environment. Individuals who can distinguish themselves for their aptitude and attitude have significant opportunity to grow their career and and influence at an industry leading software company. This position also comes with an opportunity to work with other talented, passionate developers.

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.

 

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
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Maria DBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PiwikAnalytics
    • Adobe AnalyticsAnalytics
    • BalsamiqDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • ServiceNowManagement

Location

In addition to having neighbors such as Google and McDonald’s new global HQ, the West Loop is home to Chicago’s “Restaurant Row."

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

At ServiceNow, we believe that a life well-worked is critical to a life well-lived. And we believe in the power of the individual to achieve amazing things.

Our employees are united in the desire to be part of a company that has a long-lasting, positive, global impact. They get their voices heard and have the satisfaction of seeing their hard work brought to life.

Come build something awesome. We’ve got all the benefits you’d expect, and all the opportunities you want.

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
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Starting in 2019 - 20 weeks for birthing parent, 12 weeks for non-birthing parent
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!
Pet Friendly
Dog and cat friendly!
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
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