Senior Principal Engineer – Infrastructure (Director level)

United Kingdom

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Location: UK, remote

 

What you'll get to do...

 

GoDaddy’s on-premise Infrastructure Organisation is looking for a Senior Principal Engineer to drive Engineering and cross-org development initiatives. The Infrastructure Engineering Team supports our Global Networks, Data Center, Migrations and Global Production Engineering teams providing multi-functional backend APIs, automation for builds and management of infrastructure as well as driving key initiatives as part of our Optimization strategy.

 

We are looking for someone who will drive pragmatic solutions, generate and grow ideas and be a key player in this cross-functional space contributing towards the Architecture Optimization and Consolidation strategy for GoDaddy.

 

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

 

  • Collaborate across the organisation to develop optimal solutions for our internal and external customers
  • Architect and design highly scalable and performant systems for the optimization of infrastructure management and our next-generation product platforms
  • Champion an ethos of continuous improvement
  • Drive the definition of unifying engineering best practices and processes/tooling
  • Conduct experiments to find new ways to optimize, modernize and enable Infrastructure functions
  • Write implementations, unit tests and documentation to support our platforms
  • Provide guidance & leadership to other members of the Infrastructure Engineering team and assist with onboarding of new team members
  • Drive a team culture where ideas and problems can be raised, with an emphasis on problem solving.

 

Your experience should include...

 

  • 10+ years software development engineering experience within an on-premise infrastructure environment
  • Expert understanding in a breadth of technologies, languages, and platforms
  • 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 multiple virtualisation technologies
  • 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
  • Mentoring other Engineers to develop their skills
  • Strong knowledge of security principles and practical application experience
  • Experience working within a hosting-based industry

 

You might also have…

 

  • Previous experience in a hands-on Infrastructure role including Network or Data Center Engineering or Platform Operations
  • Process improvement, management and development experience
  • Experience with Windows environments

 

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 myrecruiter@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, 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 myrecruiter@godaddy.com

GoDaddy doesn’t accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

Job tags: AWS Docker Kubernetes Linux OpenStack Windows
Job region(s): Europe
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