ServiceNow
Chicago, IL
Remote

Platform Architect - Employee Workflow Specialist at ServiceNow

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Company Description
ServiceNow is making the world of work, work better for people. Our cloud-based platform and solutions deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity for employees and the enterprise. We're growing fast, innovating faster, and making an impact on our customers' and employees' lives in significant and important ways. With over 6,900 customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and we're on the 2020 list of FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies.®
We're looking for people who are ready to jump right in and help us build on our incredible momentum, our diverse, engaged workforce, and our purpose to make the world of work, work better.
Learn more on Life at Now blog and hear from our employees about their experiences working at ServiceNow.
Job Description
The Company
Work matters. It's where we spend a third of our lives. And the workplace of the future is going to be a great place. We're dedicated to bringing that to life for people everywhere. That's why we put people at the heart of everything we do.
People matter. Our people have a passion for learning, building, and innovating. Whether you're an engineer, a sales professional, a finance professional, or anything in-between, our roles aim to provide each person with meaningful impact and plenty of space to grow.
The Team
The Customer Outcomes team at ServiceNow works with customers to help them achieve their business outcomes by providing customer success services and expert services. The team's purpose is to accelerate customers' adoption of the ServiceNow platform, enabling customers to realize value faster, reduce costs and reduce risks.
The Role
The Customer Outcomes Platform Architect - Employee Workflow specialist is a technical advisory role, responsible for assisting clients transform their HR, Legal, Procurement and Workplace functions to establish a strong technical foundation on the ServiceNow Platform and design solutions that drive business outcomes. This entails establishing and supporting best practices around instance strategy, technical governance, core data, integrations and the overall technical health of the platform, leveraging ServiceNow Employee Workflow solutions. This is a highly consultative role that does not perform configuration on the platform, but guides partner and customer resources to deliver best practices. This role interfaces with the customer across executive, platform owner, enterprise architects and development teams during the selling, structuring and implementation of solutions.
An ideal candidate will have a achieved a senior level position in an HR, Legal and/or Procurement organization as an enterprise architect and successful track record in management consulting, (professional services firms or cloud software company), focused on technology strategy, governance, data and solution design within the HR space. They will have demonstrated the ability to become a trusted advisor to senior executives and facilitate customer success from strategic planning functions including business value identification, road mapping, as well as advising and defining successful execution strategies including governance frameworks and managing large enterprise programs.
What you get to do in this role:
  • Assist in the design and execution of HR, Legal, Procurement and Workplace digital transformation programs across multiple clients
  • Provide subject matter guidance to customers in the realm of HR and supporting functions. Guide customers on industry best practices and help prevent customers from over customizing and incurring too much technical debt
  • Advise customers in their efforts to take advantage of the ServiceNow Employee Workflow Solutions standard capabilities in their efforts to improve departmental processes.
  • Develop strong executive relationships with heads of HR, Legal, Procurement, and Workplace business leaders
  • Developing strong relationships with CIO and business leaders to understand the client's vision and how ServiceNow plays in their digital transformation journey. Translate business objectives to outcomes into a customer roadmap
  • Enterprise architecture
    • Responsible for analyzing and translating business information and technical requirements into an architectural blueprint that outlines solutions to achieve complex business objectives
    • Engages with customer enterprise architects to position ServiceNow as the digital transformation platform integrated with the core systems
    • Establish and manage technical governance processes
  • Drive solid instance health by reviewing and guiding the remediation of configurations that do not align to ServiceNow best practices.
  • Work with clients and ServiceNow teams to establish delivery operating model governance to ensure successful go-lives, end-user adoption and on-going support
  • Advocate/champion ServiceNow's Employee Workflow solutions advisory and expert services best practices and industry use cases with clients
  • Contribute thought leadership (methodology and white papers) on how Advisory, Expert Services, and Co-Delivery can optimize to achieve customer outcomes
  • Guide a customer down a prescriptive solution design and manage through the technical implementation decision points
  • Define solutions across the platform that align to out of the box capabilities
  • Support the sales effort scoping and estimation that refine the customer vision and capabilities into activities and estimates

Qualifications
In order to be successful in this role, we need someone who has:
  • Consulting Experience
    • BA/BS or equivalent
    • 5+ years of experience in customer-facing leadership role assisting customers with HR, Employee Workplace transformations
    • Management Consulting Experience preferred, (Big 4, Strategy Firm) or OEM software or Cloud company
    • 3-5+ years of experience in management consulting leadership roles at a top-tier consulting company focused on technology (Digital/SaaS/Enterprise Software)
    • Ideally ServiceNow Employe e Workflow certified. If not, experience and knowledge of ServiceNow's Customer Employee Service Management toolset or equivalent leading SaaS offerings such as Workday
    • Fortune 500 or OEM Software or Cloud CO enterprise architect
    • Career Progression (Technical, Architecture)
  • Experience working with functional business leaders
    • Experience identifying business objectives and developing outcome-focused roadmaps
    • Experience working with large Consulting/SI organizations.
  • Large Program Experience
    • 5+ years large program experience leading architecture and design
  • Enterprise Architecture Experience
    • Enterprise Architect role and relevant experience.
    • Enterprise Architect certification (TOGAF, IT4IT)
    • Data modeling, core data design, Security, integrations, Configuration Management
  • Cloud Application Technology Experience
    • Significant role in implementation of one or more; SFDC, WKDAY, AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud
    • 2+ years of ServiceNow Platform Experience is desired but not required
    • Cloud platform certification(s)
    • Familiarity with Enterprise Workflow Platforms

Required Competencies:
  • HR, Legal and Procurement industry experience
  • Customer Focus
  • Demonstrates value
  • Collaborative
  • Drives results
  • Cultivates Innovation
  • Courage
  • Consultative perspective
  • Manages complexity
  • Strategic mindset
  • Technical development
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Travel up to 50%

Additional Information
ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin or nationality, ancestry, age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by law.
All new employees hired in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to such exceptions as required by law. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of full vaccination or have an approved accommodation, by your start date. Visit our Candidate FAQ page to learn more.
If you 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 [email protected] for assistance.
For positions requiring access to technical data subject to export control regulations, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), ServiceNow may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Government for certain individuals. All employment is contingent upon ServiceNow obtaining any export license or other approval that may be required by the U.S. Government.
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Work Personas
Work personas are categories that are assigned to employees depending on the nature of their work. Employees will fall into one of three categories: Remote, Flexible or Required in Office.
Required in Office
A required in office work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office. This persona is required to work from their assigned workplace location 100% of the work week based on the business needs of their role.
Flexible
A flexible work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office and will work from their assigned workplace location roughly 3 days/week or less (generally around 40-60% of the work week). Flexible employees may choose to work the remaining working time from their workplace location or home. Flexible employees are required to work within their state, province, region, or country of employment.
Remote
A remote work persona is defined as an employee who performs their responsibilities exclusively outside of a ServiceNow workplace and is not contracted or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office, including those whose place of work (pursuant to their terms and conditions of employment) is their home. Remote employees are required to work within their state, province, region, or country of employment.
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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 sync
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
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
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Starting in 2019 - 20 weeks for birthing parent, 12 weeks for non-birthing parent
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
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
Game Room
Shuffle board, pool table, table games and more!
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Every Thursday!
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $5,250 reimbursed annually for qualified expenses
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available

An Insider's view of ServiceNow

What’s the vibe like in the office?

This is an idea space. It’s a place where we’re all operating on the same wavelength. We’re all interested in what we’re working on, right? And you hear it in people’s voices. You see it in people’s work.

Juan

Software Developer

What does your typical day look like?

There’s never a day where I don’t feel like I’m doing something purposeful or valuable to my team or company.

Mica

Business Systems Analyst

How does the company support your career growth?

It’s a good place to be in, in that it’s a company that’s growing very fast, but it doesn’t have that big company feel. You don’t feel like a number in a system and you can articulate and know where you want to go. There are people here who can help you get there.

Christian

Account Executive

What’s the vibe like in the office?

ServiceNow is unique because the people in this company are so incredibly special and unique. I can't think of enough kind words and amazing words to say about them. They really are my family.

Melanie

Senior Manager, Global Sales Development

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