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Engineering Manager - Guided Products and Services

San Francisco, California

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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  • Focused
  • Organized
  • Self-starter
  • Strategic
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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.

GoDaddy empowers small business owners to grow their business online with a suite of tools for both the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) customer and the customer who needs professionals that will Do-It-For-You (DIFY).

We are a team of software engineers working dedicated to building elite systems that enable small business owners to be seen, look great, and connect with their customers online. Our “Do-It-For-You” suite of tools allow GoDaddy professionals to create and run fully-custom websites, digital marketing presence, email marketing campaigns, and more, so owners can focus on what they know best - selling their products and services.

GoDaddy is seeking a hardworking, hands-on Software Engineering Manager.

This person will lead a small and outstanding team of full-stack software engineers to redefine the future of GoDaddy’s digital presence business by delivering compelling user experiences for our website builders. We’ll combine robust service design with engaging and elegant UX to create services that allow our website builders to efficiently deliver thousands of custom, professional, beautiful websites that will delight each and every one of our small business customers.

We work in an agile environment with full CI/CD support, and developers release multiple times per day to production.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of 7-10 people who are building great products to help small businesses get online
  • Spend at least 50% of your time building/reviewing architecture and design documentation, driving performance improvements, setting quality standards, reviewing code, and promoting development best practices where appropriate.
  • Lead architectural discussions with the team and across partners
  • Recruit and hire new team members and help grow the team
  • Work closely with PM, UX, and data scientists to question the limitations for crafting magical user experiences
  • Ensure applications are built with appropriate monitoring, alerting, and security considerations. Applications should be scalable, performant, and reliable.
  • Use data and analytics to improve the product and customer experience

Requirements:

  • Computer Science bachelor's degree, relevant technical degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong understanding of modern web applications and technologies
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software design
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript (preferably), Python or other relevant language
  • Solid architecture skills
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage multiple business priorities while still delivering high quality results
  • Experience working in an Agile environment preferred
  • 5+ years professional software engineering experience
  • Passion to develop elegant and ground breaking solutions for real-world small business problems

What We Use:

  • JavaScript, Node.js, and React
  • MySQL, MSSQL
  • AWS, OpenStack
  • Jira
  • Git

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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 myrecruiter@godaddy.com

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

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Job ID R006704

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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