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Senior Software Developer (JS/React) - Hosting

Gilbert, Arizona; Kirkland, Washington; Sunnyvale, California


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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What makes a successful Senior Software Developer (JS/React) - Hosting 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

This position requires a strong understanding of software development and advanced architectures.  You will have an active role in driving the technology roadmap for our cutting-edge Managed WordPress Hosting platforms.  Strong technical problem solving skills are a must with a focus on scalable solutions and performance optimization. Proficiency in JavaScript is required.  Open to telecommute applicants.

You will be working in a highly-collaborative Agile team that is focused on delivering world-class results to our customers.

The right individual will be a highly-proactive engineer who thrives on autonomy, cares deeply about the maintainability of project code, and loves to solve complex problems. You will go beyond just coding and help to shape the engineering culture and best practices here at GoDaddy.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Writing code with a focus on quality, scalability, and testability

  • Tracking down the root cause of issues and performing analysis

  • Giving and receiving detailed code review feedback to/from your peers

  • Being a self-starter who is not afraid to ask questions and/or challenge the status quo

  • Turning complex business objectives into simple and scalable solutions

  • Doing the best work of your career on a team that encourages and challenges one another


  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

  • Strong experience in JavaScript software development (5+ years)

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of fundamental systems such as storage, networking and compute resources

  • Experience with React and at least 1 library for managing application state (such as Redux or Fluxible)

  • Familiar with modern asset bundlers (such as webpack) and JavaScript package managers (such as npm or Yarn)

  • Familiar with JavaScript unit test framework such as Jest or Mocha

  • Proven experience with web-based technologies and RESTful APIs

  • Comfortable with full stack development (e.g. UX, web, API, business logic, database)

  • Experience working in Scrum teams and/or other Agile development methodologies

  • Lifelong learner, always willing to accept new opportunities and eager to gain new skills

  • Familiar with Node.js and the Express framework

Additional Expertise

Bonus points to applicants who consider themselves experts in any of the following technologies:

  • Java

  • GraphQL

  • Kubernetes

  • Docker

  • ZooKeeper

  • WordPress

  • LAMP stack

  • PostgreSQL

  • Jenkins

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

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Job ID R002480


  • 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


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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