Software Development Engineer (Backend)- Global Platform

The Go Daddy Group Inc Kirkland, WA
About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 17 million customers worldwide and over 75 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

Do you thrive on working in a highly collaborative, innovative, passionate, and driven atmosphere with like-minded individuals? Are you hungry to grow your career, expand your skillset, and build new experiences as you work toward customer-centered services and releases? Do you want to work on massively scaled, globally available, and extremely resilient world-class services that will be used to redefine the small business market segment?

If so, then we want to meet you!

The Global Platform Development group at GoDaddy is rapidly expanding the core of our business, scaling out our offerings to numerous countries and regions world-wide. We are designing and building world-class platforms that will be used both internally by GoDaddy's extensive suite of small business tools and externally by industry partners around the globe to extend and enhance the success of small businesses. We're looking for Senior Engineers who are passionate about scalable software and want to own the end-to-end transformation of a PaaS.


* Build globally distributed services to provide seamless customer communication experiences across multiple countries

* Deliver resilient and redundant services to maintain high availability

* Adopt agile methodologies to continuously release and deploy iterations of our services

What we're looking for:

* Highly motivated, highly collaborative individuals

* Experience designing scalable cloud services

* Passion to develop elegant yet pragmatic solutions to solve real-world business scenarios

* Strong customer empathy

* Strong desire to learn and to grow


* 6+ years of industry experience building and shipping software

* 2+ years developing microservices on public cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)

* Experience developing highly available, scalable distributed systems (experience working with containers is preferred)

* Expertise with Java, C# or another OOD language. This team is primarily writing Java.

* Excellent communication skills for internal and external presentations

* Experience with mentoring, architectural design reviews, and code reviews). We are a highly-collaborative team!


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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