Sr. Principal Success Architect at ServiceNow

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The Company

Work matters. It’s where we spend a third of our lives. And the workplace of the future is going to be a great place. We’re dedicated to bringing that to life for people everywhere. That’s why we put people at the heart of everything we do.

People matter. Our people have a passion for learning, building, and innovating. Whether you’re an engineer, a sales professional, a finance professional, or anything in-between, our roles aim to provide each person with meaningful impact and plenty of space to grow.

The Team

The Customer Outcomes team at ServiceNow works with customers to help them achieve their business outcomes by providing customer success services and expert services. The team’s purpose is to accelerate customers’ adoption of the ServiceNow platform, enabling customers to realize value faster, reduce costs and reduce risks.

The Role

The Customer Outcomes Success Architect will be responsible for developing and maintaining C-level executive relationships and relationship management across 2-3 clients. The over-riding objective for the Success Architect will be to drive Customer Outcomes at these managed clients leading to client’s product adoption, renewals, and expansion of ServiceNow offerings with the clients.

An ideal candidate will have a achieved a senior level position and successful track record in management consulting, (professional services firms), focused on technology and organizational transformation.  They will have demonstrated the ability to become a trusted advisor to C-level client leaders and facilitate customer success from strategic planning functions including business value identification, road mapping, as well as advising and defining successful execution strategies including governance frameworks and managing large enterprise programs.

What you get to do in this role:

  • Serving as the Success Architect for 2-3 target clients, be accountable for accelerating platform adoption and driving business outcomes for assigned clients.
  • Developing strong executive relationships with the CIO, CFO, CHRO and business leaders within each of the 2-3 clients to understand the client’s vision and how ServiceNow plays in their digital transformation journey. By;
    • Understand business objectives and develop customer roadmaps to fully realize value from ServiceNow
    • Business value definition/realization/ benchmarks
  • Together with the ServiceNow client team, define and execute winning co-delivery models to achieve successful projects/programs.
    • Develop relationships with ecosystem partners at the client level to identify opportunities to co-sell and co-deliver within the client.
    • Work with SN teams as well as ecosystem partners to develop implementation strategies and readiness process to accelerate time to value
    • Work with clients and SN teams to establish delivery operating model governance to ensure successful go-lives and end-user adoption
    • Maintain client-level relationships with strategic partners serving the targeted clients to ensure ServiceNow has a clear value proposition within the client
  • Participate in client delivery governance (including Steering Committees with participation from client business and technology leaders across their enterprise) representing the ServiceNow platform.
  • Advocate/champion ServiceNow’s advisory and expert services best practices and industry use cases with clients.
  • Contribute thought leadership (methodology and white papers) on how Advisory, Expert Services, and Co-Delivery can optimize to achieve customer outcomes.
  • Deliver high customer sat metrics for the assigned clients.

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

  • Consulting Experience: Management Consulting Experience, (Big 4, Strategy Firm)
    • 7-10+ years’ experience in management consulting leadership roles at a top-tier consulting company focused on technology (Digital/SaaS/Enterprise Software) enabled transformations
    • Demonstrable career progression to the level of Senior Manager/Director
    • Proven track record of success at F500 clients
  • Transformation Experience
    • An understanding of the issues and imperatives driving digital transformation across industry.
    • Depth in digital transformation strategy, design, planning, and implementation within F500 global organizations
    • Financial business acumen and experience guiding the establishment of business outcomes and metrics for digital transformation programs
    • Deep expertise in one Industry, “minors” in one or two additional industries.
    • Middle and Back Office functional experience
    • IT, HR, and GBS Transformation experience (Business Case, Road mapping, Program Definition, Planning and Governance)
  • Relationship / Key Client Management Experience
    • Strong executive relationships with CIO, CFO, CHRO and business line leaders.
    • Experience identifying business objectives and solving business challenges,
    • Experience serving as part of a key client leadership team
    • Track record of expanding offerings with client
    • Successful experience integrating with other client functions (Sales, Solution Consultants, Product Line, Services) in developing and implementing client strategies and Customer Outcomes plans
    • Experience developing client partnering (co-delivery) relationships with large consultancies and technology implementation firms, Big 4, GSIs,
  • Program Management
    • 5+ years large program experience (multi-tracked, OCM)
    • Experience with owning outcomes/accountability to a CxO position
    • Co-delivery experience with Big 4, large SIs
    • Experience with SDLC methodologies including Agile, SAFe, DevOps. 
  • SN Platform Experience
    • Ideal: knowledge of ServiceNow and experience with multiple product suites, e.g. IT + HR/CSM/FIN.
    • Minimal: knowledge of ServiceNow
  • Cloud Application Technology Experience
    • Familiar with enterprise technology architecture to frame business workflow solutioning and success across multiple platforms
    • Knowledge of at least one major cloud application is a must (SFDC, WKDAY, Success Factors, Oracle)
    • Experience with disruptive technologies, e.g. AI, ML, NLP, etc. is a plus

Required Competencies:

  • Business Process Design and Improvement
  • Consultative Perspective
  • Financial Acumen
  • Manages Change
  • Manages Complexity
  • Manages Conflict
  • Organizational Savvy
  • Project Management / Leadership
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Technical Development 



ServiceNow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or veteran status. If you are an individual with a disability and 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.

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An Insider's view of ServiceNow

What’s the vibe like in the office?

You make decisions every day that help people. My work makes a big difference, and that’s satisfying.


Senior application developer

What projects are you most excited about?

I wanted to work at a growing company. We're focused, customer-centric, and you can't beat the platform.


Project manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

Our purpose is empowering. The company's putting a lot into the culture, the employees - they're investing in us.


Creative director

What is your vision for the company?

Amazing products that create great employee and customer experiences and make work, work better, is our passion.


Chief product officer

What is your vision for the company?

Taking a long-range view, we've got the spirit of a start-up and the resources to deliver with high quality.


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What are ServiceNow Perks + Benefits

ServiceNow Benefits Overview

We make work better for people—including our own. From work environments that help us do our best work, to benefits and a culture that encourage employees to stay healthy, happy, engaged, and growing, we keep our people at the center of everything we do.

Volunteer in local community
Through our #GivingAtNow program, our Kirkland offices schedules volunteer opportunities throughout the year.
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Purchase company stock at a 15% discount semi-annually
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
ServiceNow offers unlimited paid vacation time starting at Day 1.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 20 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Pre-tax contribution plan for commuter expenses.
Company Outings
Site social activities periodically
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Lunch provided every Friday!
Happy Hours
Steps away from awesome restaurants and bars.
Free parking
Pet Friendly
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LinkedIn Learning access, numerous internal training programs, conference attendance options.
Tuition Reimbursement
Up to $5,250 reimbursed annually for qualified expenses
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $5000 annualy for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
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