JAVA/ServiceNow Developer

12 Aug 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Java Developer (ServiceNow Developer) - Birmingham

About the role

An excellent opportunity has become available for a Java Developer to develop into a ServiceNow Developer in our Development Services Team of the Applications division.

This role is ideally suited to a developer with expertise in JAVA development who is seeking to expand their skills into new areas, specifically the rapidly growing technology, ServiceNow.

Development on this platform requires a background in JAVA technologies, in particular JavaScript and AngularJS. On the job training and mentoring will be provided to the successful applicant in order to help them develop the skills and knowledge to become a skilled ServiceNow developer.

The Developer will be instrumental in delivering a variety of projects supporting processes across all of Service Birmingham as well as our Client. The role encompasses a variety of skills related to the design and development of ServiceNow.

About Capita | Service Birmingham
We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too

Service Birmingham is the partnership between Birmingham City Council and Capita. The agreement was set up in April 2006 to support Birmingham City Council in changing the way it works, using Information Communications Technology to pave the way

What you will do:

  • Assisting with the design, documentation and implementation of ServiceNow enhancements in line with a continual improvement model.
  • Facilitating and supporting the rollout of new applications and enhancements in ServiceNow.
  • Ensuring development documentation is maintained and accurate.
  • Ensuring that best practices are followed during systems design, build and implementation.
  • Ensuring adherence to the Release and Change process.
  • Working closely with customers to ensure requirements cover requested enhancements.
  • Using process flows to determine best practise solutions.
  • Managing and implementing ServiceNow patching and upgrades.
  • Production of Technical Specifications for ServiceNow project work.

Your experience will include:

  • Experience of developing in Javascript, HTML, CSS and XML.
  • Experience of Web Service interfaces including SOAP, and REST.
  • Experience of SDLC/Scrum methodologies.
  • Scripting in Bootstrap, MYSQL, Angular JS and/or Jelly.
  • Strong technical and development skills
  • Experience of managing and applying Update Sets in line with company policy.
  • Good verbal communication skills to explain complex solutions to customers in a clear and concise manner.
  • Ability to write clear and concise communications.
  • Ability to maintain specialist knowledge that is accurate and current, to be in a position to meet demands both current and anticipated.
  • Experience of managing and applying Update Sets in line with company policy.
  • A well-motivated team player
  • Technical innovator
  • Adaptable
  • Good communicator at all levels of organisation
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self- starter - ability to take an idea and run with it

Desired Skills/Experience

  • Experience of producing documentation for all enhancements and updates within ServiceNow.
  • Experienced in design, implementation and documentation of ServiceNow Workflows.
  • Experience of the ServiceNow Service Management Platform as well as administration and development.
  • Knowledge of ServiceNow Scoped Apps.
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Certification.
  • Knowledge of Project Management (PRINCE2).
  • Knowledge of automated testing frameworks.
  • Knowledge of Testing Scripts, the Cucumber testing tool and RUBY / RUBY on Rails frameworks.

What's in it for you?
At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme as well as access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

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