Senior ServiceNow Custom App Developer DHS (Remote)


Reston, VA Feb 23
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*We are open to supporting 100% remote work anywhere within the U.S.*

ICF’s Digital Modernization Division is a rapidly growing, entrepreneurial, technology department, seeking a Senior ServiceNow Custom Apps Developer to support upcoming needs with our federal customers.

Our Digital Modernization Division is an information technology and management consulting department that offers integrated, strategic solutions to its public and private-sector clients. ICF has the expertise, agility, and commitment to design, build, and operate high-performance IT engines to support all aspects of our client’s business.

The Work:

As a Senior ServiceNow Custom Apps Developer, you play a pivotal role in successfully leading the design and deployment of ServiceNow solutions for our clients. In this role, you will lead the design, configuration, customization, and implementation of ServiceNow applications to meet specific business requirements. Your technical expertise and leadership, attention to detail, and commitment to excellence will contribute significantly to the success of our projects and the satisfaction of our clients.

Based on your experiences and interests, we may ask you as a technology professional to support growth-related activities, including (but not limited to) RFI, RFP, prototypes, and oral presentations. Team members are also expected to uphold and maintain appropriate certifications necessary for their practice expertise.


Solution Discovery & Design: Work closely with Solutions Architects and Business Analysts to understand and document the business outcomes and functional requirements and lead the design of complex, effective ServiceNow solutions that align with those needs.

Technical Implementation: Collaborate with cross-functional teams and lead the implementation of ServiceNow solutions that align with the designed requirements and ensure solutions meet industry best practices. Develop and maintain advanced scripts, business rules, and client scripts.

Data Migration: Support data migration design and activities from legacy systems to ServiceNow, ensuring data accuracy and consistency during the transition. Validate that data is migrated to the most beneficial ServiceNow data structures, leveraging out-of-the-box data schemas before designing custom tables and fields.

Integration Management: Assist architects in the design and integration of ServiceNow with other systems and applications to create seamless end-to-end processes.

System Optimization: Collaborate with solutions architects to analyze platform performance, design optimization strategies, and implement performance and security improvement configurations, contributing to the overall stability, efficiency, and security of ServiceNow solutions.

Technical Documentation: Validate the completeness of the team’s documentation of configurations, customizations, data schemas, and other technical decisions.

Testing and Quality Assurance: Conduct thorough testing of ServiceNow configurations to validate functionality, data integrity, and user experience. Address any issues and perform necessary adjustments to ensure the solution meets the desired outcomes.

User Training: Support end-user training to ensure a smooth adoption of the implemented solution.

Change Management: Support change management efforts by assisting senior developers, architects, and users during the transition period, addressing inquiries, and resolving issues promptly.

Incident and Problem Resolution: Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to ServiceNow implementations. Collaborate with support teams to provide timely resolution to incidents and problems.

Best Practices: Contribute to the development of ICF’s best practices and standards. Adhere to security and implementation best practices and ensure that implemented solutions meet relevant compliance requirements.

Continuous Learning: Stay updated on the latest ServiceNow features, enhancements, and best practices to enhance the quality of implementations and maintain expertise in the platform. Continue certification and training process to meet Practice standards and growth areas and contribute to the continued success of the team.

Mentorship: Provide technical guidance to Associate ServiceNow Developers and ServiceNow Developers. Support the growth of other Practice members to meet the needs of their role, the business, and future growth opportunities. Share solutions and lessons learned with the Practice.

Collaboration and Communication: Work closely with project managers, other implementation specialists, and stakeholders to ensure seamless project coordination and effective, regular communication, including risks, issues, successes, and overall project status.

Corporate Growth: Support the development of client roadmaps and solution demonstrations to identify and foster new opportunities for ICF services and ServiceNow license sales. Although not required, it is encouraged to support proposals (“bids”) for new opportunities, including oral presentations and written technical proposals.

Required Skills:

5 or more years of experience implementing ServiceNow solutions.

ServiceNow Certified System Administrator

US Citizenship is required (required by the federal government for this position).

Must be able to obtain a DHS Public Trust clearance.

MUST RESIDE IN THE United States (U.S.) and the work MUST BE PERFORMED in the United States (U.S.), as this work is for a federal contract and laws do apply.

Preferred Skills:

Hands-on experience (>480 hours each) configuring or building 10 or more ServiceNow applications.

Current DHS Public Trust

Any of the below ServiceNow mainline certifications:

Certified System Administrator

Certified Application Developer

Certified Implementation Specialist – Application Portfolio Management

Certified Implementation Specialist – Human Resources

Certified Implementation Specialist – Customer Service Management

5 or more of the below micro-certifications:

Micro-Certification - Flow Designer

Micro-Certification - Integration Hub

Micro-Certification - Agile and Test Management Implementation

Micro-Certification - Service Portal

Micro-Certification - Automated Test Framework

Micro-Certification - Predictive Intelligence

Micro-Certification - Performance Analytics

Micro-Certification - Virtual Agent

Micro-Certification - Configure the CMDB

Micro-Certification - CMDB Health

In-depth knowledge of ServiceNow platform capabilities, modules, and best practices

Vast experience in ServiceNow development and architecture

Familiarity with ITIL processes and service management principles

Strong technical skills, including scripting, workflow configuration, and business rule development.

Ability to independently design and lead complex user interfaces, integrations and workflows

Proficiency in scripting languages (JavaScript, GlideScript) and other relevant languages

Understanding of performance optimization techniques

Strong leadership and team management skills

In-depth understanding of ServiceNow best practices and industry trends

Conflict resolution skills to mitigate risks, resolve issues, and ensure timely and accurate delivery

In-depth knowledge of ServiceNow platform capabilities, modules, and best practices

Familiarity with ITIL processes and IT Service Management (ITSM) principles

In-depth knowledge of scripting languages, including JavaScript and GlideScript

Strong technical skills, including workflow configuration, and business rule development

Expertise in designing and implementing complex workflows

The ability to independently create and manage integrations with external systems

Strong knowledge of Agile






Working at ICF

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Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations.

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Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$84,533.00 - $143,706.00

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