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Sr. Software Engineer - Cloud Platforms

Kirkland, Washington; Scottsdale, Arizona; 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 20 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.

The Application Services team provides critical processes, services and applications that operate at global scale, serving highly dynamic content to global markets in multiple languages, handling millions of requests per day, all with industry leading page performance. The team develops the platforms and systems for core Go Daddy services and applications and provides core libraries, run times and on boarding to the platforms and clouds that Go Daddy runs on.

We are looking for passionate developers who love to dive in to technology and pull it all apart to see how it works, then put it back together again better than it was before. We treasure curiosity, communication, a bias towards collaboration and action and the desire to embrace and extend standard methodologies and patterns. Are you the kind of person who sees when something isn’t right, then compelled to make it better before you replace it? If so, we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities:

Design, implement, and test the various applications that comprise our cloud platform

Continuously refine existing systems to improve their reliability, performance, and manageability

Provide operational support for critical customer-facing systems as well as internal APIs and tools

Collaboratively design and document next generation systems

You apply expert-level knowledge of computer science principles and web development standard methodologies every day to constantly innovate and improve the platform. You seek to automate, instrument, and make data driven decisions. You strive to enable our business partners and end-customers connect in new ways that help them succeed. You are experienced with CI/CD and development standard methodologies and can mentor new developers. You are comfortable in all aspects of agile development methodology and know how to direct Scrum ceremonies. You can develop novel new software libraries and features from scratch with little direction and can design and socialize important software updates across the team.

Basic Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Math, or equivalent degree or experience
  • 5+ years of relevant full-time software engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Python, Java, Javascript (NodeJS) or Go
  • Experience with the Elastic stack (Kibana) and monitoring tools like New Relic or Sensu
  • Strong knowledge of CI/CD tools and best practices (Jenkins, Pipelines)
  • Familiarity with Agile (Scrum) software development, Git/GitHub, and related tools
  • Comfortable with Git
  • Passion for self-driven, continuous learning both in and out of the office
  • Excellent communication skills are required to be able to convey technical issues and details to non-technical users

Preferred Requirements:

  • AWS and Kubernetes experience
  • Knowledge of front-end languages and frameworks (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, NodeJS, ReactJS, Bootstrap)
  • Knowledge of backend runtimes such as apache, nginx, and runtime frameworks such as Spring, WSGI
  • Experience with multiple data platforms is a plus (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, Cassandra)

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.

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Job ID R009070

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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