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Principal Software Engineer - eCommerce Tooling

San Diego, California
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
3 Sep 2022


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 off-sites.

This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands.

What you'll get to do...

eCommerce platform powers all the commerce activity for GoDaddy and is at the heart of GoDaddy's business. We are now building a new cloud-based stack from ground up to power eCommerce for GoDaddy. One of the core parts of the eCommerce is the Catalog that stores all products, offers, prices and discount data. This is a large-scale service that serves GoDaddy customers all across the globe. The Catalog is also the one of the most widely used tools used internally at GoDaddy. Along with revamping of the Catalog backend services we are also building the Catalog application from scratch to make it fast, responsive, and more user friendly. We are looking the for a Principle engineer to come and set the technical direction for the team as we start on our journey

Join our team

As a member of the Catalog team, you get to influence almost every product launch at GoDaddy. The Catalog Application serves as the front end of all eCommerce Catalog to the company and is used to manage all the products for GoDaddy and its resellers. You get to join the team in its infancy and set the technical direction. You will act as the technical lead for the project, mentor and grow engineers on the team, drive architecture and roadmap for a critical application for GoDaddy.

  • Defining architecture for the Catalog Application
  • Influence Technology design choices for the team
  • Partners with stakeholders and Product Managers to understand requirements and translate them into architecture and design
  • Serve as the technical lead for the team
  • Mentor engineers on the team
  • Help define roadmap for the Catalog application as well as backend service

Your experience should include...

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years' experience with software development. 5+ in front-end development, responsive web design, and scalable architecture.
  • Knowledge of front-end languages and frameworks (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Angular, React, Bootstrap)
  • Familiarity with Agile (Scrum) software development, Git/GitHub, and related tools
  • Strong written and spoken communication
  • Strong Business sense and technical vision and a willingness to be express and discuss your ideas

You might also have...

  • Full stack experience is a plus.
  • Web-based large-scale E-commerce experience in geo-distributed, localized environments is a plus

We've got your back...  Enjoy our many benefits ( My Wallet ), which may vary depending on role and tenure, including paid time off, 401k, bonus eligibility, equity grants and parental leave. Join one of our employee resource groups ( Culture ). Once approved, continue to have a side hustle, if you have one (we love entrepreneurs, remember?). Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way. 

About us... 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 ( .aspx .) 

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, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including against any individual that is transitioning, has transitioned, or is perceived to be transitioning), marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, 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 Reference: 702940554-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: GoDaddy
  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent