Reporting to the ServiceNow lead architect you will lead the support and delivery on the Enterprise wide ServiceNow platform, developing and ensuring compliance to architectural policies in the delivery of foundational and business driven enhancements and technically lead the growth and adoption of the strategic platform in the delivery and rationalization of business applications.
6 month + contract position. Candidate must be able to work in the US for any employer.
Design accountability for Companys ServiceNow strategic platform
Lead the ServiceNow solution architecture design and enhancement activities across Enterprise ServiceNow program of work, ensuring the technical integrity of any ServiceNow projects
Team of both internal and external developers in the delivery and support of ServiceNow Platform and its enhancements, ensuring that appropriate standards are adhered to
Assures technical integrity of proposed solutions by ensuring that co-ordination, NG governance and change control are applied to technical specifications and to the technical infrastructure. Advises on the impact of design options to related program and on the process for assessing such impact.
Accountable for operational performance of support and development partners ensuring they meet their contractual obligations and relevant Service Levels
Co-ordinates design and development activity within a program, acting as custodian of plans and policy for the platform.
Drives cost transparency in the development and maintenance of ServiceNow enhancements and ensures value tracking.
Takes an active role in the development of other staff through mentoring of more junior SA resources.
As the Company design lead, stays current on ServiceNow products, architecture and applicable integrated technologies
Maintain and develop positive working relationships with IT ecosystem suppliers in order to foster a collaborative environment.
Knowledge, Experience and Technical Know How:
Demonstrable track record in delivery of solution architecture for ServiceNow platform and related program of work.
Stakeholder management and influencing skills covering colleagues, partners / vendors and project sponsors.
To have a recognized expertise in one or more of the following TOGAF architectural domains: Business, Application, Data, Technology
Qualifications could come from a variety of sources, e.g. a degree in computing, science or mathematics, ISEB, or certification from commercial organizations such as ServiceNow Microsoft, Oracle etc relevant to solution architecture.
Certified in ServiceNow Foundations/ServiceNow System Administrator
Certified ServiceNow Implementation Specialist
Ability to present and explain technical information to diverse audiences.
Able to work both independently and as a contributing member of a small specialist technical team
Proven ability to determine scope and estimate work effort of development activities.
Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Knowledge of new and emerging technologies and industry good practice for architecture within and related to ServiceNow platform
Possess the highest level of integrity and confidentiality regarding company confidential information
Certified in Application Creation in ServiceNow
Trained in ServiceNow Advanced System Administration
Trained in Scripting in ServiceNow
Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), cloud computing services and systems integration
TOGAF 9, Archimate, Zachman
Knowledge of Integration Architectures, Data Architecture, Overall Solution Architecture and Process/Business Architecture
Reports To Band C Manager
Manages third party support team (2-5)
Manages third party and internal group of ServiceNow developers (up to 10)
Budget management of supplier performance and budgets for support and development team @ 800k p.a.External Relationships Builds and maintains good working relationships
ServiceNow (account manager and technical representatives)
Company Process owners
Company technical partners/suppliers
Awareness of budget limits and impacts.
Business Relationships Awareness of the business value drivers and support the wider goals and objectives of Company on a global basis.
Awareness of wider ServiceNow budget limits and impacts.
Support wider ServiceNow team, partners and process owners in the architecture and best practice available within the platform.:
Maintain detailed knowledge and awareness of ServiceNow products, releases and applicable integration technologies.
Supporting the Demand and strategy team in the development of the Company ServiceNow roadmap and investment papers
Program, Project Managers and Business Analysts
SA Capability Leads for the capabilities impacting the program
Internal architects and SA best practice and standards role.
Senior Business Managers, line managers and operational staff
IS partners and Suppliers
Business Relationship Management (BRM)
Strategy and EA
Digital Risk and Security
Service Delivery and Management; CNI Service Delivery and Management (where appropriate)
Business Solutions Application Support
IS Strategy Development & Business Understanding
Enterprise Architecture Development Skilled (ServiceNow)
IT Management Skilled
Service Level Management
Systems Design Advanced
Regulatory understanding Foundation
Stakeholder management Advanced
6 months +
National Computing Group