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Senior Engineering Manager - UX Platform

Cambridge, Massachusetts; Kirkland, Washington; San Francisco, California; Scottsdale, Arizona; Sunnyvale, California; Tempe, Arizona

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 19 million customers worldwide, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work. Our mission is to empower entrepreneurs everywhere, making opportunity more inclusive for all. To learn more about the company visit www.GoDaddy.com.

We’ve adapted our hiring process in response to COVID-19.  To learn more about what GoDaddy is doing differently click here.

We are looking for a Senior Engineering Manager to be a part of our team working on the next generation of user experiences for our customers. We are a dynamic and growing company that loves what we do and are looking for passionate people to share our vision. We are a diverse team that focuses on mobile first design and interactions that will help solve the problems and needs for people trying to be great at what they do in their small business.

The development stack spans both Web (React) & Server (Node.js) development along with other current front-end and back-end technologies including ES2019+, Webpack, and AWS.

We manage a growing base of contributors from other teams at GoDaddy on our JavaScript platform resources. As true participants in Open Source we also contribute code and our takeaways (good and bad) back to the Open Source community (Check our GitHub page:http://github.com/godaddy). Our team also maintains the Gasket web application framework (http://github.com/godaddy/gasket) that we recently open-sourced. You will have the opportunity to help make more of our work Open Source and work with the community to help foster its success.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about doing the right thing for the customer and want to learn and grow with new technologies and opportunities. If you want to work with smart people doing work that will be used by millions of people every day, we would like to talk to you!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead your team of high-performing engineers by providing both career mentorship and technical vision for the product.
  • Drive design and development of globally distributed services to provide next generation customer experiences.
  • Design resilient and redundant services to maintain high availability.
  • Perform code reviews and participate in suggesting and supporting coding best practices.
  • Participate in devops, release and on-call activities in support of the platform.
  • Engage with engineers & partners across GoDaddy to solve problems with broad impact (from group-wide to company-wide impact).
  • Participate in ensuring a high quality and performant system that engages and delights customers.

Requirements:

  • Experience leading a high-functioning team of engineers that delivers scalable cloud experiences on web platforms.
  • You are a highly motivated, highly collaborative individual.
  • Passion to develop elegant yet pragmatic solutions to solve real-world business scenarios.
  • Strong desire to learn and to grow and to mentor engineers to do the same.
  • Experience in an Agile software development environment.
  • You have a strong understanding of git and git-based workflows. Experience maintaining Open Source projects a plus.
  • You have experience working with highly agile development teams.
  • You can work closely with a team of specialists across disciplines to design and implement very high quality code.
  • You enjoy working on leading edge technologies and languages like Node.js, ES2019, React, Linaria, CSS-in-JS, and GraphQL.
  • You have worked with some front-end technologies such as JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Less, Sass, React, Ember, Angular, Backbone, Webpack, and jQuery.
  • 7+ years of industry experience designing, building, and shipping software.
  • 3+ years of demonstrated ability as a lead or people manager.

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 myrecruiter@godaddy.com

Please note that GODADDY does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

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 R009399

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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