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Site Reliability Engineer - Domains

Cedar Rapids, United States

GoDaddy's (NYSE: GDDY)  mission is to radically shift the global economy toward life-fulfilling independent ventures—helping our customers kick ass by giving them the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. With more than 14 million customers worldwide and more than 62 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful online presence, attract customers and manage their business.

GoDaddy’s TLDs (top level domains) engineering team is responsible for developing and supporting software that drives the world’s largest domain name registrar.  Systems maintained by the TLDs team include domain registrations, domain renewals, domain transfers, and the whois database.  The primary mission of the TLDs team is to onboard new and maintain existing domain namespaces.  The GoDaddy TLDs engineering team is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer to provide operational support in onboarding new TLDs.

  • Configuring, installing, and verifying new gTLDs
  • Configuring TLD changes, such as pricing changes, hub migrations/consolidations, and enabling premium tiers
  • Identifying and recommending TLD onboarding process improvements
  • Embracing and advancing an automation mindset, developing and executing automated tests
  • Implementing TLD installation process improvements
  • Defining and recommending key indicators of TLD system health (KPIs)
  • Developing and maintaining visualization tools to report real-time system health (metrics)
  • Developing and maintaining alerting mechanisms to report system health problems (monitoring)
  • Proactively capturing, investigating, and reducing operational failures
  • Efficiently researching issues using system logs such as Kibana logs, perfmon, eventvwr
  • Quantifying scope and impact of operational failures to inform prioritization decisions

  • Four year college degree in technology related field or equivalent experience
  • Two+ years experience in system operations
  • Two+ years experience with a modern scripting language (eg. PowerShell, Perl)
  • Basic experience with monitoring technologies and methodologies
  • SQL knowledge and relational database design
  • Desirable: gitHub, Jenkins, XML, NewRelic, Kibana experience
GoDaddy is a proud equal opportunity employer.


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