Sr Staff Data Platform Software Engineer @ ServiceNow - San Diego, CA

Job Overview

2 months ago

Sr Staff Data Platform Software Engineer

ServiceNow - San Diego, CA

Company Description

At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you.

With more than 7,400+ customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and we're proud to be one of FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World's Most Admired Companies® 2022.

Learn more on Life at Now blog and hear from our employees about their experiences working at ServiceNow.

Unsure if you meet all the qualifications of a job description but are deeply excited about the role? We still encourage you to apply! At ServiceNow, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where all voices are heard, valued, and respected. We welcome all candidates, including individuals from non-traditional, varied backgrounds, that might not come from a typical path connected to this role. We believe skills and experience are transferrable, and the desire to dream big makes for great candidates.

Job Description

Location: San Diego, CA

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.

ServiceNow is the pioneer and one of the biggest users of MariaDB in the World. The Data Platform team supports the pushing and pulling of data, creating complex queries and providing an efficient way of accessing and managing data. This team is solving complex problems for persistence and performance, working on a product that has millions of users and a massive amount of data.

If you enjoy solving complex database issues and working with large data sets, this would be an opportunity for you. We are utilizing Java, JavaScript, MariaDB, Postgres, and our own home-grown object-relational mapping solution to support all the data that comes through platform. This position offers autonomy and support without micromanaging and provides a collaborative environment that values initiative. You’ll get to solve difficult problems and work with really smart people that love databases.

What you'll do and need to know:

  • What Experience in coding in Java, object-oriented and modularized software.
  • Demonstrated success completing complex projects.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies quickly.

Nice to have:

  • Expertise in writing Java code and working knowledge of JavaScript but strong candidates with experience in other OO languages will be considered
  • Expertise in unit and integration test automation
  • Deep database internals knowledge
  • Technical leadership skills (requirements gathering, mentoring, project ownership)
  • Understanding of monolithic Java application



  • 10+ years of experience with Java or similar OO language
  • Experience with Core Java development
  • Expert level understanding of best practices for object-oriented and modularized software. Emphasis on Java
  • Experience with relational databases: Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB, and/or PostgreSQL
  • Strong understanding of SQL and query development
  • Familiarity with Unix shell
For positions in California (outside of the Bay Area), we offer a base pay of $166,230 - $290,970, plus equity (when applicable), variable/incentive compensation and benefits. Sales positions generally offer a competitive On Target Earnings (OTE) incentive compensation structure. Please note that the base pay shown is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies and work location. We also offer health plans, including flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, matching donations, a flexible time away plan and family leave programs (subject to eligibility requirements). Compensation is based on the geographic location in which the role is located, and is subject to change based on work location. For individuals who will be working in the Bay Area, there is a pay enhancement for positions located in that geographical area; please contact your recruiter for additional information.
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.

At ServiceNow, we lead with flexibility and trust in our distributed world of work. Click here to learn about our work personas: flexible, remote and required-in-office.

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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