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Sr Data Platform Software Engineer

Element AI

Element AI

Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Saturday, May 11, 2024

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 7,700+ customers, we serve approximately 85% of the Fortune 500®, and we're proud to be one of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World's Most Admired Companies™.

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Job Description

ServiceNow is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Sr Software Engineer in Platform Persistence to solve complex problems in management of data lifecycles within the ServiceNow ecosystem. This pivotal role focuses on ensuring the efficient stewardship of data within our platform.

The Platform Persistence team is at the forefront of some of the most impactful projects, offering visibility to the executive leadership. As part of this team, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of our platform's data architecture and ensuring that data is stored, retrieved, and managed efficiently.

In addition to traditional data management, this team will have a unique focus on telemetry and data visualization, making a substantial impact on how customer and platform data is utilized and presented.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing highly scalable code leveraging best practices on concurrency and memory utilization.
  • Help in data management strategies, ensuring scalability, efficiency, and security.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to implement data-related initiatives.
  • Explore and experiment with challenging data problems including but not limited to data loss detection & recovery.
  • Champion data best practices and security standards across the organization.
  • Monitor and optimize data performance, troubleshooting and implementing improvements as needed.
  • Stay current with the latest data storage and management technologies.
  • Fosters a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or a related field.
  • 6+ years of software development experience within a high-traffic, cloud-based environment.
  • Proficiency in Java programming and strong expertise in data structures and algorithms.
  • Proficiency with concurrency and parallel programming concepts.
  • Working knowledge of databases, data modeling, and data storage technologies.
  • Strong relational database experience to handle large amount of data on relational systems.
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based and distributed systems.
  • Familiarity with ServiceNow platform is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

Working knowledge of JavaScript is beneficial for cross-functional collaboration.

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.

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