Principal Full Stack Software Engineer

| Austin

About GoDaddy

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Principal Full Stack Software Engineer tasked with leading technical design, architecture and implementation of GoDaddy Do It Yourself and Do It For You products, systems, and services.

As a Principal Full Stack Software Engineer on our GoDaddy Austin team:

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Lead technical software design, architecture, development,

maintenance, and support efforts across geographically, technically, and experientially

diverse teams.

  • Collaborate with a diverse background of engineering, product,

and operations team members to deliver the best solution for our customers.

  • Be continuously engaged as a thought leader within the GoDaddy Product

Development organization

  • Represent GoDaddy at technology conference, seminars, and trade shows

  • Drive the decision making process for product roadmaps in

collaboration with senior engineering leadership and senior product leadership

  • Mentor and train engineering organization members to share your

passion for software, your appreciation for engineering discipline, and your

respect for the craft of software development

  • Design and architect scalable/performant systems

  • Have a direct impact on the company’s top line and bottom line performance.

  • Be hands on coding in the development of scalable applications (50% or more of your time)

Here’s what you’ll need:


  • 12+ years professional experience with designing, implementing,

deploying, and maintaining scalable and performant systems comprised of

front-end and back-end components and services

  • Expert level of knowledge of current trends and best practices in software

engineering with the ability to be an advocate for organization wide change and

implementation of better processes and technologies

  • Expert level of knowledge coding standards, data structures and

algorithms, and software development processes


  • Passion to develop elegant and cutting-edge solutions for

real-world small business problems

  • Effective, efficient communication with local and remote


  • Unselfish, team-first attitude. We organize into 4-7 person

teams, and we celebrate successes and learn from failures together.

  • Embrace the approach of focused design, building something

quickly, learning from it, and adjusting over 2 weeks, instead of investing

months in planning.

  • Demonstrate our core values in your work, every day

Here’s what we use:

  • Java/JVM, Scala, Kotlin, Javascript, Node.js, React, PHP,

MySQL, Postgres


  • AWS - RDS, S3, SQS, CloudFormation, ECS, EC2, EKS, Kinesis,

Dynamo, Aurora

  • Apache Spark, Apache Beam, Airflow, Tableau, Kibana, Datadog

  • Git, Jenkins, Ansible

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages


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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