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Senior Software Development Engineer

Carlsbad, California; 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

Success Profile

What makes a successful Senior Software Development Engineer employee at GoDaddy?
Check out the traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • 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 17 million customers worldwide and over 75 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.

Do you flourish when working in a highly collaborative, innovative, passionate, and driven atmosphere with like-minded individuals? Are you hungry to grow your career, expand your skillset, and build new experiences as you work toward customer-centered products and releases? If so, then we want to meet you!

Our mission is to enable small businesses to build a website in minutes while on the go. We're looking for a strongly driven software engineer who loves web technologies like Javascript, Node, and React. You will be building out GoDaddy's next generation GoCentral website builder suite, leveraging horizontal scaling solutions such as Cassandra, NodeJS, and the latest browser frameworks like React. As a full-stack engineer, your duties will involve heavy client-side development, as well as server-side API development and integration efforts.
This product group is one of the key strategic pillars of GoDaddy, with an important contribution to the company's revenue, customer growth, and innovation. The right individual will be self-driven, positive, and able to amplify the talents of others.

Responsibilities

  • Building great products that help small businesses get online
  • Working closely with PM, UX, and data scientists to question the limitations for creating magical user experiences
  • Writing code using modern frameworks, including React/Redux and Node/Express
  • Writing code that scales on backend
  • Using data and analytics to improve the product and customer experience
  • Solving end-to-end problems
  • Testing your code (e.g. writing functional and unit tests)
  • Adopting agile methodologies to continuously release and deploy iterations of our services

Requirements

  • BS (or greater) in Computer Science
  • 5+ years professional experience building products and services
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript
  • Solid architecture skills
  • Understanding of standard web technologies (HTTP, JSON, etc.)
  • Experience testing code and using test frameworks
  • Highly motivated, highly collaborative individuals
  • Passion to develop elegant and cutting-edge solutions for real-world small business problems
  • Strong desire to learn and to grow
  • Nice to haves: Experience with Data Mining, Machine Learning

What We Use

  • JavaScript/Node/React
  • Less/Saas
  • PostgreSQL/Redis/Elasticsearch/Cassandra
  • Git
  • Kubernetes/Docker

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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

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Job ID R003243

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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