Senior Software Development Engineer - Hosting   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Online Advertising & Marketing Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 290 days ago

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Job Description

This position requires a strong understanding of software development and scalable web hosting architectures. You will have an active role in driving the technology roadmap for our cutting-edge Managed WordPress Hosting platforms. Strong technical problem solving skills are a must with a focus on root cause analysis and performance optimization. Proficiency in Java is required. Open to telecommute applicants.

You will be working in a highly-collaborative Agile team that is focused on delivering world-class results to our customers.

The right individual will be a highly-proactive engineer who thrives on autonomy, cares deeply about the maintainability of project code, and loves to solve complex problems. You will go beyond just coding and help to shape the engineering culture and best practices here at GoDaddy.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Writing code with a focus on quality, scalability, and testability
  • Tracking down the root cause of issues and performing analysis
  • Giving and receiving detailed code review feedback to/from your peers
  • Being a self-starter who is not afraid to ask questions and/or challenge the status quo
  • Turning complex business objectives into simple and scalable solutions
  • Doing the best work of your career on a team that encourages and challenges one another


  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience in Java software development (5+ years)
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of fundamental systems such as storage, networking and compute resources
  • Proven experience with web-based technologies and RESTful APIs
  • Comfortable with full stack development (e.g. UX, web, API, business logic, database)
  • Experience working in Scrum teams and/or other Agile development methodologies
  • Lifelong learner, always willing to accept new opportunities and eager to gain new skills

Additional Expertise

Bonus points to applicants who consider themselves experts in any of the following technologies:

  • Kubernetes
  • Docker
  • Apache Traffic Server
  • WordPress
  • LAMP stack
  • PostgreSQL.

Job ID R001259