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Sr. ServiceNow Analyst

Company: Targa Resources
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


The Sr. Analyst - ServiceNow is skilled in the configuration of the ServiceNow application and provides support services to end users. The Sr. Analyst is responsible for maintaining and monitoring the ServiceNow environment to maximize availability and performance, provide troubleshooting and corrective action to resolve business issues, and insures the usability and support for application enhancements and bug fixes. The Sr. Analyst will act as a Subject Matter Expert for application functionality, solutions, training, and documentation. Although the Sr. Analyst position is not a pure development role it will require the use of some development/programmer competencies to complete work efforts.


  • Maintain end-to-end understanding of the functional workings of ServiceNow and associated business processes.
  • Provide functional and/or technical support on assigned service requests and incidents.
  • Implementation and configuration of new solutions in ServiceNow that meets requirements and considers user experience.
  • Develop and support integrations between ServiceNow and other applications.
  • Monitor incoming service requests and incidents.
  • Investigate and diagnose service requests or incidents according to their priority/rank and identify the resolution and/or issue.
  • Work directly with users to identify and resolve issues adversely impacting business processes.
  • Define technical solutions ensuring considerations for system stability, performance, and ongoing maintainability.
  • Identify solution alternatives to address issues raised throughout service request or incident lifecycle.
  • Utilize 3rd parties and vendor support as defined within existing support arrangements and escalate additional (billable) support to appropriate IT management for approval.
  • Adheres to and champions the IT Governance programs (e.g. incident management, change management, communication, and release management)
  • Complete functional/technical designs and associated estimates to meet defined requirements.
  • Monitor application backlog (service requests, incidents) and keep open items updated with current efforts.
  • Maintain documentation (run books, requirements, design documents, build, deployment, install guides) and process standards along with regular audits to validate accuracy.
  • Develop documentation and provide training to users as appropriate.
  • Define potential improvement changes to resolve errors, prevent the recurrence of problems or improve system maintainability and stability.
  • Provide input to IT Project Management Office to support clear and concise requirements definitions.
  • Assist team members handling major incidents; identify the root cause and short or long term solutions.
  • Informally mentor less experienced team members on an as needed basis
  • Prevent the replication of problems by sharing lessons learned and best practices with other team members and IT Management.
  • Develops customer relationships by making efforts to listen and understand the customer; anticipating and providing solutions to customer needs; giving high priority to customer satisfaction.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, and/or equivalent work experience in a related field
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience supporting/administering ServiceNow including configuring an ITSM service catalog and service portal.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in application development or a programming language
  • Experience or familiarity with VB, .NET and related or similar technologies (JSON, XML, JavaScript, Jelly, jquery, AngularJS, HTML, and CSS)

  • Have performed multiple ServiceNow upgrades.
  • Experience with Common Database platforms (Oracle, MySQL, SQL, PL/SQL)
  • Familiarity with commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) applications
  • Familiarity with ITIL concepts and the ability to follow problem, change, and incident management processes and procedures.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with an aptitude for problem solving.
  • Must be able to independently resolve issues and efficiently self-direct work activities based on the ability to capture, organize, and analyze information.
  • Experience delivering solutions that align with business strategies.
  • Experience troubleshooting complicated issues across multiple systems and driving to solutions.
  • Experience supporting resources performing user acceptance, regression and other required system tests, ensuring that system and/or related integration issues that arise are identified, researched and closed in a timely manner.
  • Experience providing technical solutions to non-technical individuals.
  • Demonstrated team building skills.
  • Ability to deal with internal employees and external business contacts while conveying a positive, service-oriented attitude.
  • Willingness to travel to company locations (up to 5%)
  • Regular and reliable attendance.


  • ITIL v4 Foundations certified.
  • ServiceNow Certifications (Administrator, IT Service Management, etc.)
  • Working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Technologies (Microsoft Certifications)


Targa Resources is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Keywords: Targa Resources, Houston , Sr. ServiceNow Analyst, Other , Houston, Texas

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