The Lancet

The Lancet

Seattle, WA

Posted 12 days ago


Req #:219747Department:UW MEDICINE IT SERVICESAppointing Department Web Address:http://uwmits_hires.uwmedicine.org/Job Location: Remote/Hybrid, Seattle - Downtown Job Location Detail:Primary work location may be fully remote within the US or at the Safeco Plaza Building on the corner of 4th and Madison in downtown Seattle Posting Date:03/13/2023 Closing Info:Open Until... Filled Salary: $10,000 - $12,393 per month Other Compensation: Shift:First Shift Benefits:As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

A higher degree of healthcare.

All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.

UW Medicines IT Services department has an outstanding opportunity for a Lead, ServiceNow Developer!

UW Medicines Information Technology Services (ITS) department is a shared services organization that supports all of UW Medicine. UW Medicine is comprised of Harborview Medical Center (HMC), UW Medical Center-Montlake (UWMC-Montlake), UW Medical Center-Northwest (UWMC-NW), Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC), UW Physicians (UWP), UW School of Medicine (SOM) and Airlift Northwest (ALNW). In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of Childrens University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (a partnership between UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research and Seattle Childrens). ITS is responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of the infrastructure and applications which support all of these institutions, along with the implementation of new services and applications that are used to support and further the UW Medicine mission.

In collaboration with UW Medicine IT Services (ITS) and under the general guidance of the Assistant Director of Service Management, the primary focuses of the Lead Service Now Developer position are: supporting the direction and priorities of the Manager by coordinating and overseeing the operational activities and system maintenance, and ensuring standard services are meeting appropriate targets; leading the design of the ServiceNow platform to effectively meet the needs UW Medicine; establishing and maintaining technical oversight of ServiceNow to promote an optimal and sustainable platform for UW Medicine; prioritizing and distributing the workload throughout the team, managing the day-to-day workflow, and reporting to the manager the status of work assignments; providing a point of escalation for operational and other service issues; identifying and proposing service management improvements; providing advice, coaching and mentorship to team on work techniques, best practices, and operational expertise; and serving as the managers delegate to represent the team to customers, project managers, technical leadership and organizational management.


Leading Team Operational Activities - ServiceNow Design, Development & Platform Solutioning (70%) Oversee the operational activities of the team. Develop and maintain strong team processes and capabilities through the enhancement, deployment, and maintenance of methods, metrics, tools, training, education, and communication. Lead ServiceNow platform development, configuration and design-level details that align to implementation best practices. Lead advanced analysis, architectural design and development for all ServiceNow platform instances. Leverage ServiceNow to ensure appropriate development of workflows, configurations, customizations, and applications. Lead the architectural defining and design of technical solutions aligned with presented problem areas for UWM and ServiceNow best practices.

Mentoring (15%) Mentor team members in technical and departmental knowledge, practices, processes, and procedures. Guide customers and other staff in best practices, technical trends, and valuable resources. Provide feedback to Manager on team members, customers, and other staff to support the development of training and education. Lead and mentor team members in troubleshooting or problem-solving exercises. Collaborate with Manager on and occasionally lead staff professional development activities.

ITIL Process Coordination - Configuration, Reporting, Change, Problem, SR, & Incident Management (10%) Work closely with ITIL process owners and stakeholders to ensure ServiceNow is configured to meet their requirements and facilitate technical meetings as needed for enhancements and incidents. Assist with CMDB optimization. Assess agreed upon KPIs using a continual improvement lens.

Other (5%) Contribute to professional development of the ITSM team and its environment through the education/training of other team members and process/communication improvement initiatives. Work with ITSM Assistant Director to set professional goals for career development. Act as back-up for other team members and functions, as needed.


Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Software Development, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent combination of education/experience.

5+ years experience in software development with a demonstrated progression in responsibilities, including: 1+ year(s) of formal mentorship for technology professionals. 5+ years experience with ServiceNow Platform. ServiceNow Certifications for System Administrator and Certified Implementation Specialist (or commitment to attain these certifications within six months of hire date). Possess ITIL Foundation certification; if not currently certified, this certification must be achieved within six months of start date. Advanced understanding of ServiceNow platform and implementation experience with at least 2 of the following ServiceNow application suites: CSM, FSM, ITSM, ITOM, HRSD, GRC/IRM and/or SecOps. Advanced understanding of ServiceNow core application UI and workflow configuration, report development, integration components (e.g. LDAP, SSO, etc.) as they pertain to Customer Service implementation requirements. Experience leading at least three full lifecycle ServiceNow implementations. Advanced experience with scripting in the ServiceNow platform using JSt: Business Rules, Client Scripts, UI Actions, UI Pages, Angular JS, Jelly, etc. Advanced experience with web technologies (XML, HTML, JavaScript, Web Services, etc.) Advanced understanding of implementation methodologies/SDLC (ex. Agile Scrum, Waterfall)


Previous experience in and knowledge of academic healthcare systems and/or operational environments. ServiceNow development experience, including scripting, tool configuration, design work, technical configuration, testing and deployment. Advanced degree (e.g., Masters, PhD, etc.). Experience working with or developing the following: JavaScript (specifically ES5/RHINO), PHP, C, Java, Perl, HTML or HTML 5, AngularJS, BootStrap, CSS/SCSS, and/ or jQuery. ITIL Foundations or Intermediate certifications. Scrum Master certification or experience. Project Management experience and/or PMP and/or equivalent certification. Lean Six Sigma experience / Green Belt. Experience utilizing Agile methodology. Experience in development of web microservices including REST and/or SOAP.


  • This is an Information Technology deadline-driven work environment.
  • The individual in this position is expected to work normal daytime hours. The majority of work is performed in an office environment during normal business hours; however, significant off-hours and weekends may be needed to resolve problems and respond to emergencies. This individual is expected to be available for emergencies (business continuity/disaster recovery efforts) on a 24x7 basis as needed.
  • Must coordinate projects without direct supervisory authority.
  • Must work within the constraints of multiple technical environments.
  • ITS provides services to all UW Medicine organizations HMC, UWMC-Montlake, UWMC-NW, VMC, UWNC, UWP, SOM, and ALNW. The individual in this position must learn many organizational structures and cultures and continually foster collaboration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

monsterREQUIREMENTS:See above.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT Employees of the University of Washington are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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