Windows System Administrator

Gilbert, AZ


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The Windows System Administrator withing the Hosting Operations team at Go Daddy is responsible for performing system administration on physical and virtual Windows servers in an Active Directory domain.  This position support the Windows shared hosting, Windows Virtual hosting and Windows Grid hosting platforms in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.  This position interfaces with the engineering, development and operations teams.

In this role, you will:

  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve customer reported issues.  
  • Review, analyze, troubleshoot and resolve server alerts and capacity constraints including documenting fixes and reporting appropriately.  
  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve customer provisioning errors.  
  • Review, analyze, troubleshoot and resolve environment tickets within SLA including determining root cause appropriately.
  • Document daily shift activities in the appropriate reporting tool and ensure proper pass down of any outstanding issues.

Do you have what it takes?

  • 3-5 years of experience as a Windows System Administrator
  • Bachelor's degree in a technology-related field or equivalent experience
  • MTA preferred
  • Experience working in a large (1000+ server) and complex hosting operations environment
  • Experience with Windows 2003 and Windows 2008
  • Experience with Virtualization technologies (Virtuozzo, VMWare, Xen, etc.)
  • Experience with IIS (6 and 7), Active Directory, SCCM, Group Policy Objects, scripting and automation (VB script, ADSI, Perl, SMI, .Net, batch, powershell), networking (firewalls, load balancers, etc.), web server security and other technologies such as caching, monitoring and performance tuning.
  • Experience with monitoring technologies including SNMP and MWS.
  • Exposure with SAN and NAS technologies (iSCSI, FCP, CIFS, NFS, etc.)
  • Exposure with database technologies (MySQL, SQL 2000, SQL 2005, SQL 2008)
  • Excellent customer service skills with a professional demeanor.  Must at all times be able to communicate clearly with all levels of employees and external vendors
  • Ability to achieve specific results from little direction.
  • Maintain high degree of self-motivation and independent decision making.
  • Ability to work and derive creative and practical solutions and complex problems in independent work environment

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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