Two Barrels LLC
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Director of Domain Name Registrar (Remote)

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Overview:
We own an accredited ICANN registrar in stealth mode at this point. We currently service a little over 3 million active businesses and you can see the potential there if you're familiar with domain names.
We are looking for someone to truly own the Domain Registrar product from the operations side and the tech side. This is a new position with us and there's no cap on where you could grow this position into.
As a company, we currently maintain a domain roster of more than 9,000 domains that are just our own companies. We are one of the largest corporate registrants (we form businesses) and we are definitely the largest one you've never heard of. Because of this, we've tried just about every registrar out there. Literally, like every one over the last 10 years. Domain registrars have to focus on the upsell because there's not a lot of profit margin between the wholesale registry and ICANN costs over retail and mega-user pricing. We have the luxury of not needing to put our users through upsell hell. We are family-owned and operated. We have no debt and no investors. We can truly focus on the clients.
We have a commitment to simply making the most customer-centric domain registrar that has ever been made and the best, most economical pricing. You'll work with our stakeholders and a diverse tech team to drive and own our domain services. You should have extensive industry experience and be passionate about where the industry can improve.
Location:
Spokane, WA | Austin, TX | Salt Lake, UT | Remote
Duration:
Full Time
Wage:
$200,000/year
Responsibilities:
  • Develop our product vision, goals, and drive implementation of our Domain Registrar.
  • Help motivate and build our team of employees passionate about making domains awesome.
  • Be the domain services lead.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • You should really, really know how domains work. Like auth codes, deletion, redemption, escrow, registrars, registrants, registries, dropping, auto renewals, and UDRPs aren't things you need to Google
  • You should really, really, really understand how domains are registered and maintained.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • You have extensive experience in the industry and you have something floating around in your head that you've always wanted to make a reality. This is your chance!

Why you might like this job:
You've painfully submitted to GoDaddy for years and wondered: "Why do they still suck and have a bad client experience when they have all the money in the world?" You were a little bummed when Uni sold to GoDaddy. You know when I'm talking about parking, it's not your car. You hate dealing with domain "investors" but would love to help domainers. You always click back to classic for GoDaddy auctions and you don't trust Google domains. You were a little sad when Phoenix went down and Escrow.com sold and the new owners turned out to be a pain to deal with. You wish Dropcatch wasn't such a pain and you wish the Domain King wouldn't bid on stuff and stayed retired so we wouldn't have to listen to him or have to bid against him. You wish Namesilo was still a couple of dudes just offering amazing customer service over email, but you're annoyed they wouldn't answer the phone and bummed to see them publicly-owned now and committed to upsell hell. You wish you could place orders on snap or Namejet and get all the wins in one registrar instead of the insanity they provide for you now. You wonder what on earth happened to Moniker.
You just keep wondering...when will someone just simply focus on helping people register and maintain domains in an awesome way. If you have any clue what I'm saying after reading all this, and you are still excited at this point, you have found your dream job. Please apply.
There's a lot of pain in this industry created by greed. If you'd like to make a registrar that is simply the best and easiest to work with. We'd love to talk
Benefits:
  • Great Wage
  • WFH comfort package
  • 22 days paid time off (29 days after 3 years. Flexible time off after 5 years!)
  • 4% retirement matching through a Charles Schwab 401(k)
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision for employees
  • Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Flexible hours
  • Coffee shop next door
  • Crappy parking? Oh, I mean a cool downtown location for easy public transportation options...
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What are Two Barrels LLC Perks + Benefits

Two Barrels LLC Benefits Overview

100% employer-paid medical, dental and vision insurance with multiple medical packages to choose from and further additional options. The main perk is a continual effort to improve benefits and perks. We get a little better each year.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

An Insider's view of Two Barrels LLC

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Get your work done and don't worry about the odd hour here or there when something comes up. Life is unpredictable. Life is complicated. My life outside of work is understood to have value to me and there's never been any pushback when life steps in with a To-Do list. There's a great relief in this kind of work-life balance.

Joshua Stubb

Front End Web Developer

What does your typical day look like?

Dumpster Fire Fighter. In a smooth efficient well organized fashion.

Hank Ferris

Sr VP of Dumpster Fire Fighting

How does the company support your career growth?

2Barrels gives me the agency and opportunity to use and apply my skills in ways that best help the team. They value my expertise as an experienced professional and let me make decisions about my own work and growth. They are always available for questions and training, making it easy to expand and develop my skillset!

Vanessa Sickles

Front-End Web Developer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Everyone here has a super power, a core strength that they activate when the job and task call for it. We ensure that each team member's super power is activated, and while their super skills are on display, recognized, and rewarded, we work with them to develop exciting new strengths that team member can take with them into their amazing careers.

Brad Armstrong

Chief Marketing Officer

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Our technical challenges are vast, between keeping payment systems running, public API's refreshed, & core applications running whilst fixing bugs/attempting to work on features.

A large component is picking apart the aspects that need to be updated which requires reverse engineering to establish how fundamental these aspects of the system work.

Josh Groeschl

Software Developer

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