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Principal Support Account Manager

ServiceNow

At ServiceNow, we deliver digital workflows that create great experiences and unlock productivity.

Company Description

At ServiceNow, our technology makes the world work for everyone, and our people make it possible. We move fast because the world can’t wait, and we innovate in ways no one else can for our customers and communities. By joining ServiceNow, you are part of an ambitious team of change makers who have a restless curiosity and a drive for ingenuity. We know that your best work happens when you live your best life and share your unique talents, so we do everything we can to make that possible. We dream big together, supporting each other to make our individual and collective dreams come true. The future is ours, and it starts with you.

With more than 7,400+ customers, we serve approximately 80% of the Fortune 500, and we’re on the 2021 list of FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies®.

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Job Description

ServiceNow’s Support Account Management (SAM) team provides a proactive and customized support experience for customers that require a higher level of engagement than ServiceNow’s standard level of Customer Service & Support. Support Account Managers are post-sales resources who serve as single points of contact into ServiceNow’s Support organization. The SAM ensures our platform and applications can support customer business goals and helps prioritize the support activities needed to keep their solution healthy. Our team helps preparing for upgrades, planning major changes, and helps customers effectively manage their ServiceNow platform.

The main objectives of the SAM include:

  • Advocacy – Understanding of and focus on the customer’s ServiceNow platform and application goals
  • Management – High-level oversight/escalation point for the customer’s ServiceNow Case, Problem, and Change records
  • Coordination – Facilitation of major changes and activities within the customer’s ServiceNow instances
  • Reporting – Agreed upon and regular service management reporting and analysis

What you get to do in this role:

  • Deeply understand customer business strategies, challenges and IT landscape. Possess the ability to deliver business value by aligning ServiceNow solutions to address the customer’s short and long-term support needs
  • Coordinate internal resources, including technical and customer support, professional services and management to meet account performance objectives and customers’ expectations
  • Ability to build credibility through action and responsiveness resulting in the perception that no matter what the issue, you are the customer’s go to champion within ServiceNow
  • Participate in regularly scheduled conference calls and onsite meetings to ensure the continual flow of information with timely updates on all open issues and on-going projects
  • Facilitate weekly summary status reports; quarterly services reviews and detailed review of root cause analysis findings when applicable
  • Manage, document and report on performance against service level agreements (SLA’s) and where SLA’s are not being met document and oversee an action plan that will result in meeting and exceeding those commitments routinely
  • Review open incidents, problems and enhancement requests communicating proper priority and direction to responsible ServiceNow teams to ensure a timely customer satisfying result
  • Act as an escalation point and advocate for critical customer issues.
  • Understand and explain ServiceNow application, features and benefits as it relates to customer needs
  • Manage special projects as assigned by management to meet customer and cross-functional team needs

Qualifications

To be successful in this role you have:

  • 10+ years of professional experience ideally in a high tech environment working at companies with large IT organizations utilizing ITIL best practices in complex global deployments
  • Successful track record in support management applying strong project and task-management abilities to meet your customer deliverables
  • Project and large account management experience
  • Fundamental understanding of ITSM in large organizations
  • Creative problem solver who has the ability to lead internal teams in solving a customer issue
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of management
  • Working knowledge or ITIL incident, problem and release management process and procedures
  • Ability to effectively work with tight schedules and fast paced environment to minimize problem impact on the customer
  • Experience dealing with technical end-users in support roles

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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.

All new employees hired in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to such exceptions as required by law. If hired, you will be required to submit proof of full vaccination or have an approved accommodation, by your start date. Visit our Candidate FAQ page to learn more.

If you 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 talent.acquisition@servicenow.com for assistance.

For positions requiring access to technical data subject to export control regulations, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), ServiceNow may have to obtain export licensing approval from the U.S. Government for certain individuals. All employment is contingent upon ServiceNow obtaining any export license or other approval that may be required by the U.S. Government.

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Work personas

Work personas are categories that are assigned to employees depending on the nature of their work. Employees will fall into one of three categories: Remote, Flexible or Required in Office.

Required in Office

A required in office work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office. This persona is required to work from their assigned workplace location 100% of the work week based on the business needs of their role.

Flexible

A flexible work persona is defined as an employee who is contracted to work from or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office and will work from their assigned workplace location roughly 3 days/week or less (generally around 40-60% of the work week). Flexible employees may choose to work the remaining working time from their workplace location or home. Flexible employees are required to work within their state, province, region, or country of employment.

Remote

A remote work persona is defined as an employee who performs their responsibilities exclusively outside of a ServiceNow workplace and is not contracted or aligned to a ServiceNow-affiliated office, including those whose place of work (pursuant to their terms and conditions of employment) is their home. Remote employees are required to work within their state, province, region, or country of employment.

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