Senior Backend Software Engineer at GoDaddy (Remote)

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Location: 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 position may be a hybrid or fully remote position, as decided by your manager. If designated as hybrid, you’ll divide your time between working remotely from your home and an office location, so you should live within commuting distance. If designated as remote, you’ll be working remotely from your home and may occasionally visit a GoDaddy office to meet with your team for events or offsites. Your hiring manager can share more about this role’s hybrid or remote designation.

Join our team...

Our mission is to enable small businesses to be successful on the web, social media, and in real life by building intuitive tools for website building, social and email marketing, selling products and services, and much more. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Email API Team. The team maintains, supports and develops systems delivering billions of emails every year for our internal partner teams as well as customers. 

What you'll get to do...

  • Maintain and innovate on a mission critical platform delivering billions of emails; 
  • Develop high quality, highly scalable and available, cloud-based services; 
  • Write unit, functional and integration tests, and documentation; 
  • Adopt Agile methodologies to continuously release services; 
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders and partner teams; 
  • Perform code reviews and drive adoption of engineering best practices. 

Some technologies we work with: 

  • Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Bash; 
  • RESTful APIs; 
  • AWS – CloudFormation, CDK, ECS, EKS, EC2, RDS, S3; 
  • MySQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, Kibana 
  • Email, PowerMTA, DNS; 
  • Git, Jenkins, Docker, Jira. 

Your experience should include...

  • 5+ years experience of previous professional software development experience; 
  • A proven grounding in a programming language like Ruby, Python, or JavaScript; 
  • Experience using AWS in a DevOps environment; 
  • Previously developed RESTful APIs; 
  • A working knowledge of Agile, working in sprints and participating in agile ceremonies; 
  • A deep knowledge and passion for coding standards, best practices and following tried design patterns. 

You might also have...

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a similar Technology based degree 
  • Experience building CI/CD and server/deployment automation solutions; 
  • An understanding of Email delivery, DKIM, DMARC, IP reputation, and related technologies; 
  • Experience working with Elasticsearch and Kibana;  
  • Knowledge of scaling MySQL and other database technologies including NoSQL. 

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

GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, colour, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable country or local laws.

If you need help completing an application for a position with GoDaddy, please reach out to our Recruiting Team at [email protected] 

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

More Information on GoDaddy
GoDaddy operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Tempe, AZ and Kirkland, WA. GoDaddy was founded in 1997. It has 10000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Diversity Employee Resource Groups, Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits and Health Insurance Benefits. To see all 146 open jobs at GoDaddy, click here.
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