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Eng - Software Development IV

Kirkland, Washington; Tempe, Arizona


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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  • Focused
  • Organized
  • Self-starter
  • Strategic
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  • Detail-Oriented
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  • Creative
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  • Quick-Thinking

Job Description

Senior Software Development Engineer - Application & Cloud Services

GoDaddy is hiring a smart and motivated Senior Software Engineer in Kirkland, Washington or Tempe, Arizona!

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 
services? If so, then we want to meet you!

The Identity Services team at GoDaddy is building cutting-edge, cloud-based services to enable GoDaddy's product teams to deliver highly-scaleable, highly-available, cloud-ready capabilities for our customers.

We are combining cloud-enabled software systems with engaging and elegant design to build services that enable always-on at global scale.

Our Tempe and Kirkland offices includes a great team of full-stack software engineers working together to build compelling experiences and tools for our customers.


- Building great services that help our internal customers succeed
- Writing highly-scalable, highly-available, cloud-ready applications
- Solving end-to-end problems
- Testing code (e.g. writing functional and unit tests)
- Adopting Agile methodologies to continuously release and deploy iterations of our services
- Adopting DevOps methodologies for enabling and supporting always-on services

- BS (or greater) in Computer Science
- Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design.
- Strong experience with Java development & microservices
- Strong software architecture skills
- Strong understanding of Linux 
- Solid understanding of Python & Node.JS
- Solid understanding of testing and inversion of control
- Solid understanding of / experience with building cloud-enabled applications
- Understanding of standard web technologies (HTTP, JSON, etc).
- Understanding of digital certificates, dns management and encryption is a plus
- Highly motivated, highly collaborative individuals
- Passion to develop elegant and cutting edge solutions for real-world business problems
- Strong desire to learn and to grow

Nice to haves: 
- Experience with Windows Development, C# and PHP

What we use:
- Java & Vertx Microservices
- Javascript/Node
- Python
- Cassandra/Hadoop/Redis
- Git
- Intellij IDEs

About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 17 million customers worldwide and over 72 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

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

Job ID R001074


  • 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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