GoDaddy is hiring a

Senior Security Engineer

Scottsdale, United States

GoDaddy's mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. 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. 

 Our vision is to be an innovative, industry leading Incident Response team. To aggressively detect and defend against adversaries attempting to interfere with the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of Go Daddy's infrastructure that enables customers and their business ventures to succeed.



  • Prepare through RedTeam, BlueTeam, and other real-world simulations
  • Protect Go Daddy infrastructure by containing and eradicating adversaries through:
  • Real time monitoring, detection and analysis of potential intrusions
  • Historical trending analysis of security event data
  • Innovate through constant improvement in rules, tools, knowledge, and automation
  • Document and learn from security incidents to provide recommendations and awareness to the organization
  • Collaborate with Go Daddy teams to continue to improve our security posture and be upstanding citizens within the security community
  • Support and respect each other while passionately working together to realize our vision


  • Good grasp of operating systems (Windows, Linux) and networking protocols and concepts
  • Written and verbal communication skills for event coordination and reporting
  • Emerging understanding of Denial of Service attacks and mitigation tools and strategies
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or relevant security experience
  • Certifications are a plus, but not required and include: ISC2(CISSP etc.), GIAC(GCIA, GCIH, GCFA, GREM, GNFA etc.)

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!

A successful Security Engineer requires a diverse skillset.  The following outlines expectations for a Security Engineer IV in the GoDaddy Computer Security Incident Response Team:

Emerging ability to:

  • Instill security concepts in cross-departmental architecture reviews as well as other strategic technical and product discussions
  • Evangelize security best practices
  • Perform threat research of adversaries, such as attacker campaign analysis, frequency and trending analysis, predictive attacker/victim relationship models using Diamond Model, analysis of external sources of threat information for validity in our environment
  • Perform static/dynamic analysis of binaries

Intermediate knowledge of:

  • Threat modeling
  • Diamond Model of Intrusion Analysis 

Intermediate ability to:

  • Correlate and analyze observables from security events within the network
  • Coordinate response efforts to threats across the industry
  • Perform memory analysis with Volatility or Rekall

Advanced knowledge of:

  • OSI Model
  • Incident Response Lifecycle
  • Cyber Kill Chain
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Threat Landscape
  • Agile methodologies
  • Security coding practices
  • OO analysis and design and design patterns

Advanced ability to:

  • Utilize a programming language (Python, Go, Java etc.)
  • Solve complex problems by implementing solutions using the most appropriate programming languages, best practices, and/or tools specific to technology platform and tier (front-end, middle, database)
  • Conduct security investigations
  • Conduct forensic analysis for security events
  • Troubleshoot

GoDaddy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


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