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Senior Software Engineer - UX Platform
Cambridge, MA

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About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 18 million customers worldwide and over 77 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

GoDaddy is looking for a full-stack front-end engineer to join our UX Platform web team in Kirkland, Tempe, or as a remote contributor. The team is responsible for building & maintaining all of our cross cutting user experience technologies (Design System, Shared Wayfinding, etc.). Hundreds of front-end engineers across all of GoDaddy's product teams use these platform technologies every day to help our small business customers start, grow and run their venture. If you have the passion, enthusiasm and ability to create compelling web and mobile interactions for customers on their way to making their small businesses great, we would like to talk to you!

GoDaddy's (NYSE: GDDY) mission is to radically shift the global economy toward life-fulfilling independent ventures. With over 15 million customers worldwide and more than 61 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build an appealing online presence, attract customers and operate their business.

We are looking for a full-stack engineer with a front-end focus to be a part of our team working on the next generation of user experiences for our customers. We are a dynamic and growing company that loves what we do and are looking for passionate people to share our vision. We focus on mobile first design and interactions that will help solve the problems and needs for people trying to be great at what they do in their small business.

The development stack spans both Web (React) & Native (React Native) development along with other current front-end and back-end technologies including ES2017+, SASS, Webpack, Node.js, and Cassandra.

We manage a growing base of contributors from other teams at GoDaddy on our JavaScript platform resources. As true participants in Open Source we also contribute code and our learnings (good and bad) back to the Open Source community (Check our GitHub page: You will have the opportunity to help make more of our work Open Source and work with the community to help foster its success.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about doing the right thing for the customer and want to learn and grow with new technologies and opportunities. If you want to work with smart people doing work that will be used by millions of people every day, we would like to talk to you!

## Responsibilities:

* Write great code and create unit and integration tests that prove it.
* Participate in planning, architectural discussion, implementation and maintenance of a client and server side JavaScript platform enabling personalized interactions with customers.
* Perform code reviews and participate in suggesting and supporting coding best practices.
* Participate in devops, release and on-call activities in support of the platform.
* Write, edit and improve technical documentation.
* Engage with engineers & stakeholders across GoDaddy to solve problems with broad impact (from group-wide to company-wide impact).
* Participate in ensuring a high quality and performant system that engages and delights customers.
* Support, mentor and help develop other engineers in the team.
* Understand the nuances between browsers and provide advice and guidance to other developers on handling those nuances.
* Contribute to Open Source projects related to the tech stack and domain of our products.

## Requirements

* You have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of core web technologies: JavaScript, CSS3, and HTML5.
* You have a strong understanding of git and git-based workflows. Experience managing Open Source projects a plus.
* You have experience within a modern JavaScript environment using technologies and languages such as Node.js, npm, yarn, ES2017+, or TypeScript.
* You have experience working with highly agile development teams.
* You work closely with a team of experts across disciplines to design and implement very high quality code.
* You have worked with a wide set of front end technologies such as Less, Sass, React, Vue.js, Ember, Next.js, Angular, Backbone and/or jQuery. Experience with React Native a plus.
* You have used multiple "last mile" technologies such as grunt, gulp, or webpack to ship production-ready software.
* You have experience with and are capable of creating RESTful APIs to power web applications. Experience with other technologies such as Relay, GraphQL or WebSockets a plus.
* You have experience with devops and understand what deployment means using systems like docker, AWS, OpenStack, Artifactory or Kubernetes.
* You have been active in the professional development community for at least 4 years.


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, medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

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Job ID R006482

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