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Sr Software Engineer - Front End

Sunnyvale, 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

Success Profile

What makes a successful Sr Software Engineer - Front End 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 18.5 million customers worldwide and over 77 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 www.GoDaddy.com.

We're looking for a senior software engineer who has a keen understanding of web application development at scale and is passionate about a delightful user experience to be part of a team building new capabilities from the ground up. You will have an active role in developing and building software that drives the world's largest domain name registrar and web hosting provider. This role will be central to building a new set of user-facing features for a highly successful part of domains. It will have a direct and visible impact on the lives of millions of small business owners around the world.  We embrace an Agile environment with a rapid development and release cycle.  

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the product team to rapidly implement A/B tests and own front end engineering projects to drive conversion
  • Collaborate with premier product, user experience design, and back-end engineering groups to deliver responsive UI for our global customers
  • Bring innovative ideas and tackle complex technology problems
  • Provide insight into current standard methodologies for front-end web development and help to drive decisions around framework and tool choices

What we are looking for

  • 6+ years professional experience building real world web applications
  • 1+ years professional experience in a production React/Redux environment
  • You have expertise working with browser APIs
  • Extensive experience with A/B or multivariate testing
  • Extensive experience working with 3rd party APIs (bonus points for having written your own API services)
  • You have extensive experience optimizing front end performance and a keen understanding of user-centric performance metrics, such as "First Meaningful Paint" and "Time To Interactive"
  • You enjoy collaborating with your teammates and helping them grow
  • You're passionate about unit-testing your code

Nice to have

  • Experience with Go
  • Experience with automated acceptance tests and SauceLabs

LOCATION
GoDaddy offices in Sunnyvale (CA), San Francisco (CA), or Kirkland (WA). Some flexibility to work remotely, with requirement to be in the office on occasion.

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

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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 Recruiting@godaddy.com

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

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Job ID R005903

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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