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Principal Software Engineer

GoDaddyFull-time$100k - $260k*United KingdomJun 1, 2024
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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.​

This is a remote position, so you’ll be working remotely from your home. You may occasionally visit a GoDaddy office to meet with your team for events or meetings.  

Join our team

As the Partners Experience team, we build and maintain product experiences and capabilities for Web Designers and Developers. We are looking for a Principal Software Engineer to join us in our journey to build and scale our theme-able site management, client management, and business growth capabilities in a growing e-commerce space. Join us to build a platform with the best engineering practices that deliver beautiful, high-quality experiences for our customers!

What you'll get to do...

  • Architect and implement innovative solutions by identifying and tackling opportunities in complex systems, and making trade-offs between balancing new technology, providing incremental business value, and simplifying our platform.
  • Enable teams to deliver customer value, drive business growth, and build scalable technology platforms for the future, by sharing expertise, fostering collaboration, and overseeing technical aspects of projects.
  • Improve the observability of our production services, allowing the team to quickly highlight gaps, resolve issues, and understand the performance of our systems.
  • Lead by example with a high standard for coding practices, including practical coding standards, modern software development approaches, test automation, and a strong focus on security.
  • Become a technical sherpa: Share your expertise by training and guiding other engineers, fostering a collaborative and learning-oriented environment.
  • Engage with engineers and partners across the organization to solve problems with broad impact, stay ahead of the curve with new technologies, and advocate for modern and effective tech stacks.

Your experience should include...

  • 7+ years of software engineering experience and a proven track record of success.
  • 2+ years of experience with NodeJS and PHP services, with the ability to understand Go and Python.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Testing, CICD, Git, Queues, Relational and no-SQL Databases, and Docker/Kubernetes.
  • Experience working with high traffic systems that are mission critical to business.
  • Knowledge of principles for high-performance design for both REST APIs and web vitals.
  • Experiment experience, guiding teams to build capabilities iteratively to meet customer expectations.
  • Comfort with a fast-paced agile development environment with frequent releases on codebases that are open for inner source contributions.

You might also have...

  • Worked with frontend technologies like React and Next JS.
  • Experience with multiple "last mile" tools like grunt, gulp, or webpack to ship production-ready software.
  • Experience managing or contributing to open-source projects.

We've got your back...  We offer a range of benefits that may include paid time off, retirement savings (e.g., 401k, pension schemes), incentive eligibility, equity grants, participation in an employee stock purchase plan, and other family-friendly benefits including parental leave. GoDaddy’s benefits vary based on individual role and location and can be reviewed in more detail during the interview process.  

We also embrace our diverse culture and offer a range of Employee Resource Groups (Culture). Have a side hustle? No problem. We love entrepreneurs! Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way. 

About us...  GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing the help and tools to succeed online, making opportunity more inclusive for all. 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 people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company, visit About Us. 

At GoDaddy, we know diverse teams build better products—period. Our people and culture reflect and celebrate that sense of diversity and inclusion in ideas, experiences and perspectives. But we also know that’s not enough to build true equity and belonging in our communities. That’s why we prioritize integrating diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging principles into the core of how we work every day—focusing not only on our employee experience, but also our customer experience and operations. It’s the best way to serve our mission of empowering entrepreneurs everywhere, and making opportunity more inclusive for all. To read more about these commitments, as well as our representation and pay equity data, check out our Diversity and Pay Parity annual report which can be found on our Diversity Careers page.

GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.Refer to our full EEO policy.

Our recruiting team is available to assist you in completing your application. If they could be helpful, please reach out to [email protected]

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


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