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Senior Sustaining Hardware Engineer

Primary Location: Santa Clara, California Additional location(s): United States - Remote

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At GoDaddy the future of work looks different for each team. Some teams work in the office full-time, others have a hybrid arrangement (they work remotely some days and in the office some days) and some work entirely remotely.

Hybrid:  This is a hybrid position. You’ll divide your time between working remotely from your home and at our Santa Clara office, so you should live within commuting distance from the office. Hybrid teams may work in office as much as a few times a week or as little as once a month or quarter. The hiring manager can share more about what the future of work might look like for this team. Due to COVID-19, you’ll work remotely from day one until it’s safe for you to return to the office. Our leadership monitors local conditions and will communicate return to work plans as we approach reopening for the Santa Clara office

This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands.


About the team...

GoDaddy is building hardware. 

We have an outstanding team of seasoned hardware leaders in an exciting, collaborative, and dynamic environment. We work with multiple cross functional teams to deliver hardware commerce solutions that will enable our customers to establish and grow their business to fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams.

GoDaddy is looking for Senior Hardware Engineer to join us in building the hardware development and operations team.  As a valued professional with our team, you will make meaningful contributions to the company’s innovation and growth by experimenting, defining, developing, and delivering hardware commerce solutions.


What you will get to do…

As a part of the GoDaddy Hardware team, you will get the opportunity to

  • Help build a world class team of hardware engineers dedicated to the development of electronics hardware for omni commerce products and solutions
  • Align with cross-functional integration efforts with Product and Program Office, Marketing and Branding, OS, HW, Fulfillment, Repair, Care, Certifications, Compliance, and overseas partners to ensure full coverage in criteria and expectations
  • Develop best practice for hardware sustaining, program planning, execution, monitoring, reporting, change management and variance recovery
  • Drive best practices within the team and contribute to socialization processes across company
  • Conduct reviews on architecture, design intent, component specification, analysis and validation plans to ensure high quality of work
  • Drive hardware sustaining, delivery, and development of on-time, reliable and high quality hardware solution in support of our program and mission
  • Proactively identify, prioritize, and drive resolution to hardware issues
  • Perform hardware RMA FA and provide corrective action recommendations
  • Manage ORT and fine-tuning test requirements
  • Provide technical support to Global repair centers
  • Work with repair manager to analyze field failures, generate reports and drive corrective actions


Your experience should include…

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent related discipline
  • 7+ years of technical experience in complex high volume consumer electronics hardware systems from concept to mass production
  • Experience in design, sourcing, tooling NPI, quality, compliance, MP, fulfillment
  • Strong knowledge in design fundamentals and experience fulfilling demand for high quality and reliable electronic hardware systems
  • Experience developing schematics and managing layouts
  • Experience in bring up, debugging, functional verification, and signal characterization
  • Orcad and Allegro fluency
  • Data driven decision making ability. Proficient in bug tracking and issue resolution 
  • Experience in POS, smart phone, tablet computer architecture, processor selection, various communication protocols (e.g. LPDDR, eMMC, MIPI, USB, SPI, I2C, I2S, UART), analog design and analysis, audio system design and measurement, display/touch design and integration, sensor design and integration, and low power circuit design
  • Experience in battery charger design, Bluetooth, LAN and Cellular radio integration
  • Knowledgeable in production control processes, data analysis / interpretation, GR&R, Cp/Cpk and correlation analysis. 
  • Experience with computer architecture, C / C++, Python, UNIX shell, and Android SDK. 
  • Experience and abilities with test automation and writing test scripts. 
  • Statistical data analysis to provide risk assessments of a design 
  • Application of DOE (design of Experiments)
  • Application of FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)
  • Ability to use fundamental failure analysis methodology to derive a root cause of failure
  • Willing to travel in Asia and EU for supporting partners


We've got your back... Enjoy our many benefits (My Wallet), which may vary depending on role and tenure, including paid time off, 401k, bonus eligibility, equity grants and parental leave. Join one of our employee resource groups (Culture). Once approved, continue to have a side hustle if you have one (we love entrepreneurs, remember?). Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way.

About us... GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing all of the help and tools to succeed online. GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers, sell their products and services, 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 About Us ( 

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, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including against any individual that is transitioning, has transitioned, or is perceived to be transitioning), marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, 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.

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 GoDaddy doesn’t accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Job ID R016515

GoDaddy's compensation is local to where you are and may vary based on an individual's qualifications at the time of the offer. The anticipated annual base salary ranges for select locations are listed below:

  • New York City - $120000.00 to $150000.00
  • Colorado - $98500.00 to $123000.00

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