Senior Software Engineer - Platform | 22690

Engineering, Infrastructure and Operations San Diego, California


Senior Software Engineer

San Diego 

This position reports to: Manager, Software Engineering

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:

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be a key member of the Platform Development group working on latest web, integrations, and automation technologies. This group is responsible for the development and support of a set of scalable and highly available common services, and real-time event and processing engines. Platform component owners and application developers build on these core services to deliver the leading enterprise platform offering on the market today. In this role, you will utilize your experience to design and implement subsystems that are maintainable, scalable and highly testable with automation.


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

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience developing enterprise software.
  • Excellent understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Expertise in writing Java code and working knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Experience in performance tuning enterprise applications
  • Experience managing high throughput and reliability of very large datasets a plus
  • Familiarity with an Agile development environment.
  • Familiarity with industry standard IDEs and build tools for Java development
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug critical customer issues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 for assistance.