Principal Software Development Engineer - Backend

British Columbia - Remote

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Posted 2 weeks ago

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Your manager is in Santa Clara, CA, but you’ll be working from any of our offices in Santa Clara, San Francisco, or Kirkland, WA.


What you'll get to do...

Our Domain Registrars and Investors team is looking for a principal software engineer to join us in building and improving Domain Search at GoDaddy. Domain Search is one of the key strategic pillars of GoDaddy, with an important contribution to the company's revenue, customer growth and innovation. As a principal software engineer, you would play a major role in improving the domain search experience, architecture, and analytics across every market we support worldwide, and the add-on products and advertising we offer when the user searches for a domain.


  • Building great services that help our internal customers succeed
  • Writing highly-scalable, highly-available, cloud-ready applications
  • Solving end-to-end problems
  • Testing code (e.g. writing functional and unit tests)
  • Adopting Agile methodologies to continuously release and deploy iterations of our services
  • Adopting DevOps methodologies for enabling and supporting always-on services


Your experience should include...

  • 5+ years of industry experience in a Software Engineering role and building large scale data platform.
  • Strong experience in a programming language in Java, Python, Go Lang, etc.
  • Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms, software designs, micro services, and cloud computing.
  • Experience building CI/CD and server/deployment automation solutions.
  • Passion to develop elegant and cutting-edge solutions for real-world business problems.
  • Strong desire to learn and to grow.


You might also have...

  • Experience with AWS
  • Knowledge of search technology
  • Knowledge of big data and deep learning technology


We've got your back...

Enjoy our many benefits (My Wallet), including paid time off, 401k, equity grants and parental leave. Join one of our employee resource groups (Culture). Continue to have a side hustle, if you have one (we love entrepreneurs, remember?). Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way.  


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, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including against any individual that is transitioning, has transitioned, or is perceived to be transitioning), marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, 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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Job tags: AWS Backend Big Data CI/CD DevOps Java Python Recruiting