Principal Software Development Engineer - GoDaddy Austin
GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With 19 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.This is a Senior Software Engineer role that will sit in our GoDaddy Austin downtown office location to support our product team there.
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.
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 in the heart of downtown Austin, Texas, dedicated to building world-class 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 manage 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.
As a Principal Full Stack Software Engineer on our GoDaddy Austin team:
Here’s what you’ll do:
Collaborate with a diverse background of engineering, product, and operations team members to deliver the best solution for our customers.
Solve technical problems that few have solved before – no one else helps Local Businesses the way we do!
Spend about 60% of your project time on front end code, and 40% on back end code.
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.
Here’s what you’ll need:
5+ years professional experience with designing, implementing, deploying, and maintaining front end web applications and related backend services.
Knowledge of current trends and best practices in front end architecture, including performance optimization, accessibility, and usability.
Experience in responsive web design and development.
Strong understanding of REST APIs and Java, Node, Python, or other modern language
Solid foundation in data structures and algorithms
Passion to develop elegant and cutting-edge solutions for real-world small business problems
Effective, efficient communication with local and remote individuals
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:
AWS - RDS, S3, SQS, CloudFormation, ECS, EC2
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.
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