Manager, DevSecOps

Chicago, Illinois, United States


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We’re not yesterday’s IT department, we're Digital Technology. The world around us keeps changing and so do we. We’re redefining what it means to be IT with a mindset centered on transformation, experience, AI-driven automation, innovation, and growth.

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Product Security is shifting-left and enabling ServiceNow engineers to build-in security throughout the SDLC.  The DevSecOps team builds, integrates, and scales security services to help ServiceNow simplify security activities for thousands of internal customers.


As a DevSecOps Manager, you’ll be responsible for supervising a team that develops and validates ServiceNow Applications and integrations for our internal security service offerings.  You’ll work closely with the scrum team and a Product Owner to set goals, coordinate/monitor/report on cross functional work, and deliver ServiceNow Applications that provide the best developer experience with SAST, DAST and SCA scans.  In addition, you’ll work with peer DevSecOps teams as well as Product Security groups such as Testing, Research, and Secure Software Development to understand opportunities for workflow automation using ServiceNow.

What you get to do in this role:

  • Manage/Develop a team (6-8 engineers) of ServiceNow Developers with a passion for building the best developer experience for our security services
  • Develop formal team processes, metrics, and drive adoption
  • Set quarterly goals (OKRs) with the team
  • Coordinate, monitor, and report on key results for the team
  • Coach for growth and performance
  • Identify, communicate, and recommend best practices for Now App Dev
  • Partner with and lead technical discussions with the other engineering teams
  • Collaborate with team on day-to-day activities, prioritize and drive to deadlines.
  • Work closely with product management, design, support, development, and other security teams to deliver high-quality solutions
  • Be comfortable and use critical thinking to solve ambiguous problems


To be successful in this role, we need someone who has:

  • 6+ years of experience leading a development team with emphasis on application development, quality processes, delivery, and support
  • Experience operating internal security services at scale (SAST, DAST, SCA, etc.) in the cloud
  • Strong verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to partner with teams across the company to deliver high impact outcomes 
  • Plans to ensure critical resources are lined up for organizational priorities and addresses risks and contingencies
  • Strong written communication skills to deliver technical documentation and communicate technical concepts to both non-technical business users as well as technical stakeholders
  • Provides useful real-time coaching and recommends development activities and stretch assignments to team
  • Fosters an environment encourages and enables the team to build skills and develop their careers
  • Provides direction, delegates, and removes obstacles to get work done
  • Gathers and analyzes feedback from stakeholders to improve the developer experience
  • Streamline agile processes to improve efficiency and consistency in application delivery
  • Developer level proficiency in at least one of the following languages - Python, Java, or JavaScript

It would be nice if you had…

  • Knowledge of software supply chain risk and mitigation
  • Knowledge of network and system security hardening
  • Offensive Security OSWE and/or OSCP certification(s)

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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Tags: Agile Automation Cloud DAST DevSecOps Java JavaScript Offensive security OKR OSCP OSWE Product security Python SAST Scrum SDLC

Perks/benefits: Flex hours Startup environment Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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