Automation Engineer

Flexible PHX Valley


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As the largest domain registrar in the world and largest hosting provider in North America, Go Daddy is seeking an Automation Engineer.  The position of Automation Engineer will be responsible for building and maintaining reliable, robust automation solutions for the support of Go Daddy’s infrastructure and products.

In this role, you will:

  • Creation of automation routines using many different scripting technologies such as PHP, Perl, Bash, WMI, ADSI, VBS, and PowerShell for the following:

·         Server Provisioning

·         OS Customization and Configuration

·         Deploying and maintaining standard Windows and Linux based software applications

·         SSL certificate installation, configuration, and backups

·         Patch management and host hardening

·         Configuration Management

  • ­Working with development and testing staff to identify requirements and implement solutions.
  • The position requires exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, and the individual must possess a structured, methodical approach to systems administration.

 Do you have what it takes?

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Up to date MCSE or RHCE certification preferred.
  • Expert level experience with scripting technologies such as PHP, Perl, Bash, WMI, ADSI, VBS, and PowerShell.
  • Proven ability to be able to provision and maintain servers in a large scale environment (thousands of servers)
  • Project leadership experience managing resources, expectations and timelines
  • Knowledge of Configuration Management Best Practices
  • At least 4 years working as a System Engineer/Administrator.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in the following is a plus:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft SCCM and/or other Server Automation Technology
  • Knowledge of Puppet and/or Spacewalk/Red Hat Network Satellite
  • Knowledge of Networking, Routing and Switching Technologies
  • Server Virtualization Technologies
  • SAN and NAS technologies (iSCSI, FCP, CIFS, NFS, etc) 

Go Daddy’s award-winning technical teams design and support the innovative technologies that are transforming the cloud, the internet and the world.  From product developers to network engineers, data center technicians to platform engineers, our expertise ensures our customers have the technical solutions to meet their needs. We develop world-class products that help our customers establish, enhance and evolve their online presence. 

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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