Chief Information Officer (CIO)



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Chief Information Officer

One of the critical drivers for the success of Go Daddy’s future aspirations will be the scalability and performance of our technology infrastructure and operations.  We are extending our dynamically scalable IaaS platform, abstracting core capabilities through Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and driving to support Agile development through Continuous Deployment.

In order to achieve these goals, Go Daddy is seeking a dynamic, results-driven senior leader to serve as its Chief Information Officer.  The CIO at Go Daddy is a leader able to motivate and inspire a diverse set of high performing technologists with the result being an engaged, innovative, outcome-oriented organization that constantly pushes itself, moves lightning fast, and delivers an awesome, unique, customer experience to any small business or organization working to run and thrive online.

Do you have what it takes?

Personal Characteristics

  • Collaborative
  • Engaged, Enthusiastic & Empathetic Leader
  • Proactive & entrepreneurial; develops ideas and tries them, willing to push & challenge other Sr. executives, doesn’t wait to be told what to do.
  • Strong communicator
  • Commercial & P&L sensibilities
  • Player/coach approach
  • High level of professionalism
  • Unquestioned integrity


  • Ability to achieve specific results from little direction
  • Use ingenuity to find creative solutions to solve complex problems
  • Determine course of action based on extremely complex issues in a time-pressured environment often with a portion of information needed to fully analyze the issues
  • Ability to work and derive creative and practical solutions in independent work environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of employees and third parties

Education and/or Experience                    

  • Four year college degree in technology-related field required; some graduate work in business, management or technology preferred
  • 10 or more years of experience with information technology security, 5 or more should be in a management capacity
  • Proven ability to manage and facilitate 24/7/365 operations in a high availability online environment

As a part of Go Daddy's team, you help drive Go Daddy to its next level of domestic and global growth. From Marketing 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.

Are you ready to GO with us?

When you GO with Go Daddy, you have the opportunity to be part of something special by making a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers. Their success is our success.

Here’s what you need:

  • Passion to contribute to a truly exceptional customer experience, no matter your job title
  • Understanding that innovation and creativity is a part of what we do every day
  • Agility and action orientation – we move at the speed of tech
  • Understanding of the privilege and obligation of being part of a team

Here’s what we’ll provide:

  • A fun, dynamic and challenging work environment
  • Formal and informal opportunities and support for ongoing learning, growth and development
  • Team building activities and recognition
  • Competitive base plus bonus incentive
  • 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and insurance coverage for all benefit-eligible Go Daddy employees
  • Three weeks paid vacation your first year of employment

Go Daddy has been recognized because of its outstanding benefits, compensation, unique perks, diversity and company camaraderie. Go Daddy was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility Honoree - Arizona, Iowa & Denver. Go Daddy is the #1 IT Company on Inc. Magazine's inaugural Hire Power list of job creators.

Go Daddy’s philanthropic work supports a wide variety of charitable and community organizations dedicated to causes including women and children, domestic violence, child abuse, teenage homelessness, animal shelters and more. Visit for more information.

Go Daddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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