Linux Systems Engineer

Gilbert, AZ


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We strive to make our customers successful by creating innovative solutions and managing those solutions to provide exceptional customer service. Our Hosting platforms utilize open source software, perform at a large scale, and push the limits of technology. Some examples include: petabytes of internet addressable storage, multi-thousands of content serving servers, multi-level caching tiers, configuration management, continuous deployment, and everything between.

As a Linux Systems Engineer at GoDaddy, you will responsible for designing and growing our CI/CD pipeline, troubleshooting top tier hosting problems, designing innovative solutions to difficult problems, contributing to open source projects, all in one of the largest hosting environments in the world. Previous hosting experience is a plus, but not required. If you have a desire to drive performance and solve complex issues at scale then you should join our team.

In this role, you will:

  • Work closely with Development and Operations on project initiatives from inception to go-live
  • Be responsible for performance optimization and application troubleshooting
  • Leverage your technical and analytical skills towards managing and designing a reliable hosting platform
  • Support automation in an large server infrastructure

Do you have what it takes?

  • Apache 2.2 and greater / Nginx
  • One or more PHP/Bash/Perl/Python Scripting
  • MySQL / Cassandra
  • DNS
  • Security Hardening
  • TCP Networking
  • Puppet / Spacewalk
  • Managing thousands of servers
  • NFS Storage
  • sar and other usage data sources

Bonus Points:

  • Advanced TCP Networking: OSPF, BGP, Hardware Load Balancing, Hardware Firewalls
  • LDAP
  • Virtualization (VMware)

GoDaddy’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 GoDaddy, 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 GoDaddy employees
  • Flexible time off policies

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

GoDaddy’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.

GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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