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Senior Back End Software Engineer - Data Platform

Austin, Texas

Overview

GoDaddy engineers are shifting the global economy to support small businesses worldwide to create beautiful online experiences for their customers that help them grow and manage their business. We work fearlessly to build innovative solutions, platforms and business applications tailored to the unique needs of the small business owner. Using a collaborative, agile, small team approach we make cutting edge technologies simple and effective. Our team of technologists do the heavy lifting, so our customers can focus on making their dreams come true.

  • Full-time
  • Level: Mid
  • Travel: Yes

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  • Problem-solver
  • Focused
  • Organized
  • Self-starter
  • Strategic
  • Visual
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  • Adaptable
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Communicator
  • Multi-Tasker
  • Creative
  • Perceptive
  • Tech Savvy
  • Quick-Thinking

Job Description

About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 18 million customers worldwide and over 77 million domain names under management, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers 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 www.GoDaddy.com.

The GoDaddy Austin Engineering Team is on a mission to build the best software in the local space. We use our data and technology to effectively create and handle local business owners’ digital assets at scale. While our customers are hard at work realizing their passion and dream, our software delivers:

*A compelling digital experience that matches the authenticity and spirit of that local business to their consumers. We can help the consumers to find their next favorite local joint or love their current one even more.
*Data driven insights about their consumers and their business - insights they can use to compete with the giants and thrive.
*A content platform that empowers our content managers to create engaging content while having fun using the tools.

    As a Senior Back End Software Engineer on our Data Platform team in Austin, you will:

    • Solve technical problems that few have solved before – no one else helps Local Businesses the way we do!
    • Participate in the decision-making progress – we want you to speak up!
    • Mentor your team members to share your passion for software, your appreciation for engineering discipline, and your respect for the craft of software development
    • Take on the challenge of making what you build higher quality, faster, and more scalable.
    • Have a direct impact on the company’s top line performance.

    Qualifications:

    • 5-10 years of software engineering experience
    • Deep understanding of CS fundamentals and an appreciation for the craft of software development.
    • Expertise in back end development (we use Java/Scala/Python/Kotlin).
    • Enthusiasm for growing local businesses and a fit with our values.
    • Passion for organizing raw, streaming data to make it more digestible.
    • Expertise in large-scale data management (we use Spark, Airflow, Zeppelin, Beam, Flink - all in AWS).
    • Expertise with modern data architecture and data environment.
    • Expertise with Relational and NoSQL databases to help teams organize their data for flexible high-quality analysis.
    • A thirst to learn, tenacity to take on hard problems, and the courage to be responsible for your decisions and your output.
    • An unselfish, team-first attitude.
    • You get energized by the rising bar, unfazed by nebulous business problems, excited to contribute to a cause bigger than yourself.
    • Excellent attention to detail, because details matter (if you apply, include the word “purple” somewhere in your resume or cover letter).
    • Embrace and thrive in fast-paced, lean startup cultures – we insist on saying NO to big corporate mentality.
    • Personal ambition - embrace challenges, inspired by learning and growing.
    • Experience in building high quality production grade scalable systems preferred.

    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, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, 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 assistance completing an application for a position with us, please reach out to our Recruiting Team at Recruiting@godaddy.com

    To submit your application to this position, please click Apply . On the next screen, after you click Apply, click Create to establish your candidate account. If you have previously created a candidate account, please slick Sign-In and use that account to complete your application.

    Job ID R004929

    Benefits

    • Healthcare

      GoDaddy helps keep employees fit and healthy with generous health benefits. From the best medical, vision, dental, and disability to on-site health and wellness assessments and employee assistance plans.

    • Tuition Reimbursement

      GoDaddy is a strong believer in the value of higher education. The Education Reimbursement Program encourages our employees to pursue further education and advancement at the company.

    • Professional Development

      GoDaddy offers programs to help advance the careers of our employees. Programs include instruction led by our trainers, as well as opportunities for Tuition Reimbursement.

    • PTO

      GoDaddy encourages employees to take time away from work to Live Passionately. GoDaddy goes above and beyond to provide opportunities to enjoy time away from work and we provide generous time away to rest & recharge.

    • Work/Life Balance

      We know that maintaining a work/life balance is the key to success. At GoDaddy, we provide many perks and amenities to help facilitate this balance.

    • Retirement Plans

      GoDaddy looks closely at the retirement provisions and provides a competitive 401k employer match program. Our retirement plans are designed to fund a comfortable retirement for our employees.

    The amazing thing about GoDaddy wasn't that we were able to define a company standard and have that standard meet or exceed our goals in defining it. The amazing thing was how open the teams were to joining forces to investigate, decide, evangelize and engage on a change like this.

    Chris Evans, VP of Engineering

    I haven't met a developer yet who doesn't want to change the world for the better with their work.

    Blake Irving, GoDaddy Board Director & Former CEO

    The product team combines data and customer insight to deliver impactful experiences around the world. Working here is an opportunity to make a difference globally by helping individuals make a living and bring their ideas from inception to reality.

    Steven Aldrich, Chief Product Officer

    Diversity

    Our diverse employee population reflects the customers we serve. We support and celebrate everyone on our team through our Employee Resource Groups, open and inclusive to all.

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