Staff Data Platform Software Engineer at ServiceNow
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
As a Staff Software Engineer with the Platform Persistence group, you will be responsible for leading key initiatives that go across different products and significantly affect our platform ecosystem, allowing our customers to create innovative, elegant, and high-performing experiences across multiple devices.
The Platform Persistence group has teams that provide storage API for higher-layer applications, build our Time Series capability, and/or work to scale our application platforms. Depending on the nature of the data, the storage systems include relational databases, non-relational databases such as columnar databases, time-series database, or message queue systems.
Our largest customers are always pushing the limits of the backend storage in terms of size of the data, speed of IO, as well as the number of concurrent transactions. Performance, reliability, and scalability are always at the core of our work.
You will use your experience building modern web technologies and your expertise in performance, architecture, and object-oriented design to push the boundaries of our platform.
You will also collaborate with cross-functional engineering teams to develop new and improve on existing platform features.
You will provide technical leadership and be able to coach and mentor other software engineers in different methodologies
You will provide perspective on leading industry trends, recommendations on new and emerging technologies, and are able to resolve complex technical problemsQualifications
6+ years software development experience including:
- Expert level understanding of best practices for object-oriented and modularized software.
- Expert level understanding of web technologies: HTTP and backend programming of web applications
- Expert level understanding of concurrency and multi-threaded applications
- Relational Database Expertise: Developing on, troubleshooting and optimizing performance
- Demonstrated success completing complex projects, on time
- Experience developing web applications at scale
- Experience with troubleshooting difficult production issues e.g. memory leaks, network problems, intermittent failures, etc. across the stack
It'd be even better if you have:
- Experience developing a platform
- Experience developing a database
- Experience working in a DevOps environment
- Experience working in a customer-focused environment
- Loves database technologies
ServiceNow Platform technology stack:
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