Senior Software Engineer - ECommerce   •  

Sunnyvale, CA

Industry: Online Advertising & Marketing Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 266 days ago

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Job Description

About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 17 million customers worldwide and over 73 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

We’re looking for a strongly driven software engineer who loves web technologies like Ruby, Rails, and Javascript, and Node, with a keen understanding of high-performance architectures and technologies. You will be a leader in building out the latest eCommerce platform for GoDaddy’s GoCentral site builder suite, leveraging horizontal scaling solutions such as Nginx, NodeJS, Memcached, Redis, MySql, Rails, and the latest browser frameworks like React. As a full-stack engineer, your duties will involve heavy client-side development, complex backend operations, and server-side API and integration efforts.This team is responsible for building world-class eCommerce offerings, including user-facing features and deep vertical integrations on a scalable architecture that will support millions of Small Business owners in their ventures. Another important attribute of this role is to help contribute code and our learnings (good and bad) back to the Open Source community.

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This product group is one of the key strategic pillars of GoDaddy, with an important contribution to the company's revenue, customer growth and innovation. The right individual will be self-driven, positive, and able to amplify the talents of others. Someone who cares about maintainability of the code, automation, deployment processes, system resiliency and how to enable innovation through fostering a growing culture of Open Source. They will go beyond just coding and help to shape the engineering culture and best practices here at GoDaddy through a new hybrid Rails, Node, and JavaScript platform used for the GoCentral site builder product suite.


  • Write and maintain quality code in Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, Node, React, CSS, and more
  • Lead and support team members to drive success
  • Be accountable for code quality and writing unit and integration tests
  • Be expected to contribute to architectural and design discussions
  • Work collaboratively with a distributed team
  • Contribute to open source projects and communities
  • Identify, measure, and understand user needs and execute on appropriate solutions
  • Perform code reviews to suggest, encourage, and support coding best practices
  • Identify, plan, and execute on improvements to product and development processes
  • Evaluate and recommend development tools and frameworks
  • Be accountable for balancing product goals with company objectives
  • Continuously learn and share new ideas and technical concepts


  • Passion for quality, user experience, and cutting edge web technologies
  • Very strong object-oriented programming and design fundamentals
  • Strong understanding of relational database mechanics and performance
  • Able to provide architectural direction and mentoring to less experienced developers
  • 7+ years professional web development experience in related technologies
  • 3+ years Ruby on Rails experience
  • 3+ years professional JavaScript experience
  • Experience with unit testing and TDD principles
  • Experience withGit/Github
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Leadership experience a plus
  • Strong understanding of software security best practices
  • Experience building software using Agile concepts and processes
  • History of open source contributions and community involvement
  • Very strong understanding of all aspects of web client performance
  • Test automation experience a serious plus

Job ID R000525