Senior/Staff Software Engineer - Platform Persistence/Time Series/Scalability

Servicenow San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Title: Senior/Staff Software Engineer

  • Platform Persistence/Time Series/Scalability

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.

What you get to do in this role:

As a Senior Software Engineer you will have the opportunity to become a key member of the Cloud Platform Persistence group. 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 database, non-relational database such as columnar database, time series database, or message queue system. 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 number of concurrent transactions. Performance, reliability and scalability is always at the core of our work.

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

  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies quickly

  • Experience working at a software company 4+ years and/or 5 + Experience working as a software developer

  • Advanced- Expert level understanding of best practices for object-oriented and modularized software. Particular emphasis on Java

  • Advance

  • Expert level understanding of web technologies: HTTP and backend programming of web applications
  • Demonstrated success completing complex projects, on time

  • Aptitude for learning new technologies quickly

  • Experience developing web applications at scale

  • Experience with troubleshooting difficult production issues e.g. memory leaks, network problems, intermittent failures etc. across the stack

  • Relational Database Experience: Developing on, troubleshooting and optimizing performance

Desired Skills

  • Experience developing a platform

  • Experience working in a DevOps environment

  • Experience working in a customer focused environment

  • Loves database technologies

  • Experience with relational databases: Oracle, MySQL, MariaDB, MS SQLServer

  • Familiarity with Unix shell

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.

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