Zurich NA ServiceNow Technical Lead in Topeka, Kansas
ServiceNow Technical Lead
We are seeking a ServiceNow Technical Lead to join our Service Now Center of Excellence and Innovation based remotely in support of the expansion of the global Service Now Platform for Zurich & Farmers Insurance.
As a ServiceNow Technical Lead you will be accountable for the overall delivery and support for the assigned Zurich ServiceNow Portfolio Tower. This role is responsible for successfully leading a technical scrum team to deliver business outcomes in priority order, on time and in good quality in support of the overall Product Owner. The successful candidate must establish and maintain relationships both within Zurich and Farmers IT decision makers and with external clients.
Overseeing product backlog delivery (enhancements & projects)
Scrum Lead for the enhancements
Understands the Portfolio’s business needs in high-level
Align with business priorities owned by Product owner
Liaises with Platform Architect for architectural guidance
Liaises with Business Analyst for requirements collection and assists with effort estimates, where appropriate
Liaises with Testing activities for quality assurance
Oversees resource demand & capacity of the scrum team (incl. 3rd parties)
Keeps up to date with the ServiceNow roadmap for their respective modules
Supports Developers with user stories. Takes ownership of complex business requirements and works them to completion guiding developers.
Supports Administrators in case of expert help required to solve production issues with the Portfolio
Ensures reusable Knowledge is captured as part of project & enhancement delivery
Leads and provides mentoring and guidance for Developers in the scrum team
Suggests improvements and new features and functionalities proactively to Product owner
Proactive stakeholder management
Fosters and promotes ServiceNow user group
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or Information Technology or Marketing in the area AND
7 or more years of software product management or product development experience.
5 or more years of experience in software development defining desktop and web based applications
Experience with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Visio OR
High School Diploma or equivalent and 9 years of experience in software product management or product development area OR
Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including Associate Degree and 7 or more years' experience in the product management or product development area
5+ years development experience in ServiceNow
Demonstrate a strong understanding of the underlying ServiceNow framework and architecture, which includes understanding relational databases, core modules, and ServiceNow best practices.
Demonstrate experience interacting with IT Leadership at all levels.
Demonstrate experience with Agile delivery methodology
Demonstrate a strong understanding of the underlying ServiceNow framework and architecture.
Demonstrate strong technical understanding of integrations with ServiceNow.
Demonstrate strong technical (English) communication skills, able to communicate complex technical concepts in great detail, clearly, to other technical and non-technical people.
Demonstrate a strong understanding in multiple ServiceNow technologies/modules
Experience with Apache Jelly or similar technologies (i.e. JSP)
Experience with PowerShell
Knowledge of Web Application Servers, Load Balancers, Databases, Server Virtualization.
ITIL Foundation Certified
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Client Facing Communications (Oral, Written)
A future with Zurich
Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here (https://www.zurichna.com/careers) to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet
Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.
Location(s): AM - Oklahoma City, AM - Remote Work (US)
Remote Working: Yes
Schedule: Full Time