ServiceNow Architect

Full Time
2 years ago


The Position:

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in ITSM technologies and comfortable in the dynamic atmosphere of a technical organization with a rapidly expanding end-user base. In this role, you focus on both the functional and technical aspects of the platform, working closely with IT leadership. From an operational standpoint, the successful candidate will advise on best practices and provide an expert understanding of ServiceNow’s functionality to the ServiceNow Ecosystem surrounding Okta and its end users. Technical aspects of the role include high-level API integrations with key technologies and demonstrate expert-level CMDB proficiencies.

As the ServiceNow Architect, you get to embark on a journey of growing the Okta ServiceNow platform by creating and defining how we deliver experiences to our customers. This is a client-facing role that requires strong communication skills and has the ability to build trusting relationships. This role requires strong collaboration to work cross-functionally with the business, People Operations, Workplace UC team, Program Management, and other various parts of the Okta organization.

What you get to do in this role:

  • Own the ServiceNow platform end to end
  • Create and drive the strategy for the entire ITSM tools landscape at Okta
  • Establish all policies & standards for development and integration for the ServiceNow platform
  • Possess a thorough overall knowledge of the ServiceNow EcoSystem
  • Be an effective architect, yet also operate with an ITIL mindset, developing run books and providing ITSM/HRSM support
  • Provide escalation, troubleshooting guidance and direction in the resolution of escalated issues and complex production, application or system problems
  • Be driven to advance your knowledge of best practices and solutions
  • Develop automation, processes, and procedures to ensure environments maintain the highest levels of availability, security, and quality
  • Support and improve current solutions that solve business challenges and improve processes
  • Identify opportunities to innovate, scale, extend and enhance service delivery everywhere possible


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

  • 10+ years of functional expertise in ITSM experience
  • 5+ years of ServiceNow development
  • Expert-level understanding of ServiceNow ITSM and HRSM with a concentration on
    • ServiceNow development for CMDB Discovery
    • Incident, Problem, Change – including Service Catalog requests via Portal
    • Event, Operational Intelligence, Service Mapping, Discovery, Cloud management, and Orchestration
    • HR Service Catalogs, workflows, processes
  • Architect, develop and implement core processes including Incident, Event, Change, Request, Config Management collaborating with Process Owners, Business Partners, and Stakeholders
  • Experience in design and integrations using OOTB connectors
  • Experience with API and scripting languages. (REST, SOAP, Web Services, JavaScript, UI/UX design, Angular JS, HTML, JSON, JQuery, Structured Query Language (SQL), SSO, SAML)
  • Practical experience with ServiceNow application development (Service Catalog, Server and Client-Side Rules, Client Scripts, UI Actions, UI Pages, etc),
  • Experience in hands-on design, prototyping, development, configurations, testing and other implementation activities
  • Experience using IT Project Management principles and techniques, including Agile/Scrum.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise professional manner, tailored to the appropriate audience; including both verbal and written communications
  • Experience preparing end-user documentation and conducting end-user training
  • Must possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor's degree and/or an education/work experience equivalent. Advanced degree would be a plus
  • Minimally, ServiceNow Certified System Administrator (CSA) additional ServiceNow certs are a plus
  • Practical experience implementing SecOps and GRC modules would be a plus
  • ITIL working knowledge (ITIL v3+ certifications are ideal)

Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer