Linux Email Engineer



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As a Linux Email Engineer at GoDaddy, you will be responsible for designing and maintaining a reliable, scalable, secure and HA (High Availability) Linux based Email system environment.

The ideal candidate will have both experience in Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS systems and experience with automating large scale system builds and maintenance..

The position will also work closely with operational groups to provide training and troubleshooting assistance.

In this role, you will:

  • Leading technical projects from planning phase to production implementation.
  • Administration and configuration of CentOS Linux servers
  • Working directly with development and QA staff to identify requirements and implement solutions.
  • DevOps skillset to automate operational tasks, production deployments, server configuration, and patching compliance
  • The position requires exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, and the individual must possess a structured, methodical approach to systems administration.
  • Documentation skills required to complete architecture designs, streamlining processes, and operational procedures
  • Working with a large MTA system (Qmail, SMTP, IMAP, POP, Cloudmark)


Do you have what it takes?

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • RHCE or equivalent certification is preferred
  • 3+ years experience as a Linux/UNIX Engineer
  • Working knowledge of the following applications and technologies: Linux, Apache, PHP, DNS (BIND), SNMP, SMTP, Perl, Shell scripting
  • Familiarity with E-Mail Protocols
  • Proven ability to plan, document and effectively implement projects and systems
  • Experience managing large server environments (thousands of servers)
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • A knack for troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Ability to support multiple concurrent projects

Experience in the following is a plus:

  • C/C++, MySQL, PHP, Ruby, and Python
  • POP3, SMPT, and IMAP
  • Knowledge of Networking, Routing and Switching Technologies
  • SAN and NAS technologies (iSCSI, FCP, CIFS, NFS, etc)

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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