Senior Software Engineer | 30354

Engineering, Infrastructure and Operations Kirkland, Washington Santa Clara, California


Job Title: Senior Software Development Engineer

 Location(s): Kirkland, WA or Santa Clara, CA, USA (Jay Street)

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. 

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:

We're looking for experienced, passionate, driven software developers who can help us build scalable and reliable cloud computing solutions to support the rapid growth of our SaaS products. As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will work on solving tough technical challenges in a high energy, startup like environment with experienced industry leaders and with a highly collaborative team. You will design, implement, test and deploy scalable Cloud Computing solutions as part of the Cloud Development team.



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

  • 5+ years of experience developing scalable and distributed systems with Java and experience with a scripting language such as JavaScript/Python/Ruby/PHP/ Perl in a UNIX environment
  • 3+ years’ experience in SaaS and/or Cloud Infrastructure development
  • Experience developing and deploying mission critical software
  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, object-oriented design and design patterns
  • Strong problem-solving, debugging skills and an aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Solid code inspection, debugging and testing skills
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Cloud Orchestration/Workflow automation and High Availability
  • Strong design & coding skills in Java & Javascript, with emphasis on writing modular, scalable server-side components
  • Experience in ServiceNow platform is nice to have
  • Knowledge of cloud technology and distributed computing
  • Experience working with JavaScript libraries such as Node.js, jQuery, Prototype, Angular
  • Hands-on experience with MySQL/MariaDB
  • Exposure to new technologies like Containers, Machine Learning or Big Data will be an advantage

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 for assistance.