1+ months

Senior Director of Engineering - Domains - GoDaddy

Sunnyvale, California

We’re looking for a passionate, hands-on technical leader to drive engineering for Domains API platform, Search and DNS. As a Senior Director of Engineering, you should have the proven ability to lead multisite and multi-product engineering teams. Working with product management, you will drive an engineering organization that is focused on scalability, reliability and performance for the entire platform. You will also work with a wide set of organizations including senior leadership in the company, product management, data center engineering, networking, and finance. You will be expected to be a key member of the GoDaddy engineering leadership team and lead initiatives that advance engineering practices across the company.



  • Drive design and development of globally distributed services to provide Domains platform functionality across multiple countries.
  • Lead and grow multiple engineering teams.
  • Lead architectural discussions within the organization and across the company.
  • Continue to drive improvements in engineering practices within the team and company wide
  • Proven experience leading large, complex organizations.
  • Lead projects on a dynamic environment that need to adapt quickly to changing requirements and react fast to our customer’s feedback.



  • Computer Science bachelor’s degree (masters preferred), relevant technical degree or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years professional software engineering experience
  • 8+ years of people management experience
  • Very strong understanding of modern platform architectures and technologies
  • Experience in Data Science and Machine Learning at scale
  • Experience with managing complex portfolio of products and ability to optimize resource allocation based on platform strategy, product goals and business goals.
  • Experience building, scaling, managing Platforms and APIs
  • Experience in driving distributed systems and projects
  • Strong communication skills and ability to manage multiple business priorities while still holding quality paramount


As a part of GoDaddy’s leadership team, you help drive our company to its next level of domestic and global growth. From Engineering to Finance, PR to HR, our professional staff support and execute a successful business model that allows us to fuel success for countless entrepreneurs and innovators around the world.

GoDaddy is a proud equal opportunity employer.


About GoDaddy

GoDaddy powers the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures. With nearly 17 million customers worldwide and over 72 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 www.GoDaddy.com .

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.

If you need assistance completing an application for a position with us, please reach out to our Recruiting Team at Recruiting@godaddy.com .


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