Principal Software Engineer at Godaddy

3 weeks ago Management Middle Full-Time

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GoDaddy’s on-premise Infrastructure Organisation is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Infrastructure Hosting Engineering Team.

Your experience should include...

  • 5+ years software engineering experience within an on-premises infrastructure environment
  • Proven experience in Python 3
  • Knowledge in Go is a plus
  • Knowledge across distributed systems, networking, multithreaded applications, inter-process communication and software & systems architecture
  • Experience with cloud platform technologies such as AWS, OpenStack etc.
  • Experience with RESTful API design
  • Experience with Linux environments
  • Building on Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Designing and developing scalable, globally distributed systems
  • Working within an Agile development environment and strong practice of continuous delivery/integration
  • Solid understanding of security principles and practical application experience
  • Previous experience in a hands-on Infrastructure role including Network or Data Center Engineering or Platform Operations
  • Experience working with virtualisation technologies
  • Experience with multiple virtualisation technologies

You might also have...

  • Mentoring other Engineers to develop their skills
  • Process improvement, management, and development experience
  • Experience working within a hosting-based industry


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 is a remote position, so you’ll be working remotely from your home. Once we can safely travel, you may occasionally visit a GoDaddy office to meet with your team for events or offsites

GoDaddy’s on-premise Infrastructure Organisation is looking for a Software Engineer to join the Infrastructure Hosting Engineering Team. The team supports and Develops new and existing Products for our internal and external customers, providing multi-functional APIs, automation of builds and management of all aspects of next-gen hosting products as well as driving key initiatives as part of our Optimisation strategy.

We are looking for someone who will drive pragmatic solutions, generate and grow ideas and be a core team member in this cross-functional space contributing towards the Architecture Optimisation and Integration strategy for GoDaddy.

The work is strategic, fast paced, and diverse. You’ll bring strong analytical skills, attention to detail and a collaborative work ethic. Immersing yourself as a key driving force across our Infrastructure teams, you should also enjoy working in an agile delivery environment.

What you'll get to do...

  • Collaborate across the organisation to develop optimal solutions for our internal and external customers
  • Contribute to the architecture and design of highly scalable and performant systems for our next-generation product platforms and their management and support.
  • Promote unifying engineering best practices and processes/tooling
  • Conduct experiments to find new ways to optimise, modernise and enable Infrastructure functions
  • Write implementations, unit tests and documentation to support our platforms
  • Represent a team culture where ideas and problems can be raised, with an emphasis on problem solving

About us...

With over 20 years’ experience and more than 3.5 million domains registered, 123 Reg are the largest provider in the UK (United Kingdom), with over 1.7 million websites using our services every day. Although a lot has changed since we first started, our philosophy has always stayed the same as we believe that succeeding online should be achievable for everyone, regardless of technical skill

level. As such, we aim to make the entire process as simple and easy as possible so that our customers can focus on what they know best: their business. By offering affordable, no-nonsense products such as domains, websites, email, web hosting and more, we help small business owners overcome the hurdles typically involved when getting started online. Furthermore, every 123 Reg product comes with access to our friendly and knowledgeable Support teams, who are here to assist our customers every step of the way.

Since we’re also part of the GoDaddy family, our supportive attitude extends to our company culture as well. We aren’t afraid to take risks or try new ways of doing things, and we firmly believe that to truly take care of our customers, we need to take care of each other and ourselves first.

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, color, 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.

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