Senior Back End Software Engineer - Data Platform at GoDaddy

| Austin
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  • About GoDaddy


    GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 18 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


    The GoDaddy Austin Engineering Team is on a mission to build the best software in the local space. We use our data and technology to effectively create and handle local business owners’ digital assets at scale. While our customers are hard at work realizing their passion and dream, our software delivers:

    *A compelling digital experience that matches the authenticity and spirit of that local business to their consumers. We can help the consumers to find their next favorite local joint or love their current one even more.
    *Data driven insights about their consumers and their business - insights they can use to compete with the giants and thrive.
    *A content platform that empowers our content managers to create engaging content while having fun using the tools.


    As a Senior Back End Software Engineer on our Data Platform team in Austin, you will:

    • Solve technical problems that few have solved before – no one else helps Local Businesses the way we do!
    • Participate in the decision-making progress – we want you to speak up!
    • Mentor your team members to share your passion for software, your appreciation for engineering discipline, and your respect for the craft of software development.
    • Take on the challenge of making what you build higher quality, faster, and more scalable.
    • Have a direct impact on the company’s top line performance.


    • 5-10 years of software engineering experience
    • Deep understanding of CS fundamentals and an appreciation for the craft of software development.
    • Expertise in back end development (we use Java/Scala/Python/Kotlin).
    • Enthusiasm for growing local businesses and a fit with our values.
    • Passion for organizing raw, streaming data to make it more digestible.
    • Expertise in large-scale data management (we use Spark, Airflow, Zeppelin, Beam, Flink - all in AWS).
    • Expertise with modern data architecture and data environment.
    • Expertise with Relational and NoSQL databases to help teams organize their data for flexible high-quality analysis.
    • A thirst to learn, tenacity to take on hard problems, and the courage to be responsible for your decisions and your output.
    • An unselfish, team-first attitude.
    • You get energized by the rising bar, unfazed by nebulous business problems, excited to contribute to a cause bigger than yourself.
    • Excellent attention to detail, because details matter (if you apply, include the word “purple” somewhere in your resume or cover letter).
    • Embrace and thrive in fast-paced, lean startup cultures – we insist on saying NO to big corporate mentality.
    • Personal ambition - embrace challenges, inspired by learning and growing.
    • Experience in building high quality production grade scalable systems preferred.


    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 [email protected]


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600 Congress Ave. Suite 1200, Austin, TX 78701

What are GoDaddy Perks + Benefits

GoDaddy Benefits Overview

Austin employees enjoy not one but two sweet office spaces situated downtown. Both locations are on Congress just a few blocks apart, close enough for teams in each building to join forces. Commuter benefits and easy access to public transportation make getting to work a breeze.

Our Sales Office features 360 degree views of downtown Austin and Town Lake, and has nearly 50,000 square feet of space designed with our customers and our culture in mind. The Austin corporate offices clock in at 33,000 square feet of space just a few blocks from the Capitol.

Austin is known for food and coffee, and GoDaddy’s offices are no exception. Employees enjoy kitchens stocked with snacks and drinks, and both offices are equipped with full service Houndstooth Coffee espresso bar.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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