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Principal Software Engineer - Cloud Platforms

Primary Location: Arizona - Remote Additional location(s): Austin, Texas; Kirkland, Washington; United States - Remote

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At GoDaddy the future of work looks different for each team. Some teams work in the office full-time, others have a hybrid arrangement (they work remotely some days and in the office some days) and some work entirely remotely.

Hybrid-or-Remote:  This position may be a hybrid or fully remote position, as decided by your manager. If designated as hybrid, you’ll divide your time between working remotely from your home and an office location, so you should live within commuting distance. If designated as remote, you’ll be working remotely from your home and may occasionally visit a GoDaddy office to meet with your team for events or offsites. Your hiring manager can share more about this role’s hybrid or remote designation. 

This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands.

Join Our Team...

Our Cloud Platforms team is looking for a senior software engineer to help accelerate GoDaddy’s cloud journey! This is an excellent opportunity to leverage the latest tools, technologies, and processes on a built from the ground up cloud platform hosted in AWS that serves as the foundation of many of GoDaddy’s services.You will have an opportunity to define your own APIs, choose the appropriate compute types, leverage the most suitable databases, and build solutions that span globally into many geographical regions. Come join our high-impact team of dedicated engineers and help shape the success of our cloud journey.

What you’ll get to do...

We are looking for a passionate Principal Software Engineer who has a keen understanding of building reliable software solutions at scale to be part of a team that is building new capabilities from the ground up. You will work in a scrum team developing solutions that will help drive developer efficiency and productivity while maintaining security and governance. You will have an active role in developing and building software that drives the world’s largest domain name registrar and web hosting provider. This role will be core to building and maintaining applications for a highly successful part of our domains organization. You will have a direct and visible impact on the lives of millions of small business owners around the world!

  • Act as the subject matter expert within and outside the team in multiple technical domains
  • Provide architectural mentorship, best practices, tools, and patterns to the wider GoDaddy developer community on AWS technologies
  • Write highly scalable, highly available, cloud-native applications
  • Leverage load testing and chaos engineering to build more resilient applications
  • Test code via system, functional and unit tests
  • Work with newer technologies such as serverless, micro-services, containers, and distributed architectures
  • Develop using core AWS services and evaluate the compatibility of new AWS services with our use cases
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers on architecture, design, and coding best practices

Your experience should include

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Systems, or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years proven experience in a software engineering role and building large scale distributed applications or solutions
  • Strong experience in multiple programming languages such as Python, Java, Node, Golang, etc.
  • 1+ years of Cloud computing experience using publicly available services
  • Strong foundation in data structures, software designs, micro services, and containers
  • Experience testing and deploying code using CI/CD pipelines

You might also have...

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience in an Agile development environment

 

We've got your back... Enjoy our many benefits (My Wallet), which may vary depending on role and tenure, including paid time off, 401k, bonus eligibility, equity grants and parental leave. Join one of our employee resource groups (Culture). Once approved, continue to have a side hustle if you have one (we love entrepreneurs, remember?). Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way.

About us... GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing all of the help and tools to succeed online. GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers, sell their products and services, and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company, visit About Us (https://aboutus.godaddy.net/about-us/overview/default.aspx.) 

GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including against any individual that is transitioning, has transitioned, or is perceived to be transitioning), marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

If you need help completing an application for a position with GoDaddy, please reach out to our Recruiting Team at myrecruiter@godaddy.com.

 GoDaddy doesn’t accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Job ID R017116

GoDaddy's compensation is local to where you are and may vary based on an individual's qualifications at the time of the offer. The anticipated annual base salary ranges for select locations are listed below:

  • Seattle, New York City - $195000.00 to $140000.00
  • Colorado, Washington State - $167000.00 to $195000.00


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