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Director of Software Development
Job#: 4042
Positions: 1
Posted: 04/10/2013
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Hiawatha, Iowa
Department: Development - Iowa
Category: Development
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As a Director of Software Development, you will be responsible for design, development and maintenance for a suite of software applications: Auctions, CashParking; Quick Content, Appraisals, Premium Listings, etc. The position is responsible for creating new critical development methodologies, architecture of assigned systems, maintenance of all assigned product lines, and management of the staff.

In this role, you will:

  • Ability to make structural organizational changes to accommodate changing development environment to support new development etc
  • Ability to work and manage in a fast paced environment
  • Provides technical direction for the development, design, and systems integration for projects from definition phase through implementation
  • Reviews work of development team
  • Easily recognizes system deficiencies and implements effective solutions.
  • Creates and executes development plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Defines, communicates and enforces coding standards
  • Manages multiple technical teams within project schedule
  • Owns the development lifecycle and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout the project
  • Understands OO and agile concepts and applies them appropriately in projects
  • Understands the benefits of the various programming languages
  • Possesses significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures
  • Recognize industry trends in order to implement new features
  • Helps develop the next wave of critical products to support the revenue plan


Do you have what it takes?

  • Experience with Agile software development processes
  • 5-10 years in a leadership management role in software development required
  • Product Management experience
  • Some knowledge of C# is desirable but not required
  • Some Experience with Auction and Cashparking products is desirable but not required   


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 ranked #3 of 100 in the large-sized company category in Iowa's Top Workplaces 2012 presented by The Des Moines Register . Go Daddy is also the #1 IT Company on Inc. Magazine's inaugural list of Hire Power honorees who are adding jobs and rebuilding the economy.  

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 www.GoDaddyCares.com for more information.

Go Daddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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