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Senior Sustaining Hardware Engineer

Santa Clara, CA

At GoDaddy the future of work looks different for each team. Some teams work in the office full-time; others have a hybrid arrangement (they work remotely some days and in the office some days) and some work entirely remotely.​

This is an in-office position and you’ll be expected to work full-time in an office location, and therefore must live within commuting distance from your assigned office. You will work from this office beginning on your first day. 

This position is not eligible to be performed in Alaska, Mississippi, North Dakota, or the Virgin Islands.

Join our team…

Yes, GoDaddy is building hardware.

We have an outstanding team of seasoned hardware leaders in an exciting, collaborative, and dynamic environment. We work with multiple cross-functional teams to deliver hardware commerce solutions that will enable our customers to establish and grow their businesses to fulfill their entrepreneurial dreams.

GoDaddy is looking for a Senior Hardware Engineer to join us in building the hardware development and operations team. As a valued professional with our team, you will make meaningful contributions to the company’s innovation and growth by experimenting, defining, developing, and delivering hardware commerce solutions.

What you'll get to do…

  • Help build a world-class team of hardware engineers dedicated to the development of electronics hardware for omni-commerce products and solutions.
  • Align with cross-functional integration efforts with Product and Program Office, Marketing and Branding, OS, HW, Fulfillment, Repair, Care, Certifications, Compliance, and overseas partners to ensure full coverage of criteria and expectations.
  • Develop best practices for hardware sustaining, program planning, execution, monitoring, reporting, change management, and variance recovery.
  • Drive best practices within the team and contribute to socialization processes across the company.
  • Conduct reviews on architecture, design intent, component specification, analysis, and validation plans to ensure high-quality work.
  • Drive hardware sustaining, delivery, and development of on-time, reliable, and high-quality hardware solutions in support of our program and mission.
  • Proactively identify, prioritize, and drive resolution to hardware issues
  • Perform hardware RMA FA and provide corrective action recommendations.
  • Manage ORT and fine-tuning test requirements.
  • Provide technical support to Global repair centers.
  • Work with the repair manager to analyze field failures, generate reports, and drive corrective actions.

Your experience should include…

  • 7+ years of technical experience in complex high-volume consumer electronics hardware systems from concept to mass production.
  • Experience in design, sourcing, tooling NPI, quality, compliance, MP, fulfillment.
  • Strong knowledge of design fundamentals and experience fulfilling demand for high-quality and reliable electronic hardware systems.
  • Experience developing schematics and managing layouts.
  • Experience in bringing up, debugging, functional verification, and signal characterization.
  • Orcad and Allegro fluency.
  • Proficient in bug tracking and issue resolution.
  • Experience in POS, smartphone, tablet computer architecture, processor selection, various communication protocols (e.g. LPDDR, eMMC, MIPI, USB, SPI, I2C, I2S, UART), analog design and analysis, audio system design and measurement, display/touch design and integration, sensor design and integration, and low power circuit design.
  • Experience in battery charger design, Bluetooth, LAN, and Cellular radio integration.
  • Knowledgeable in production control processes, data analysis/interpretation, GR&R, Cp/Cpk, and correlation analysis.
  • Experience with computer architecture, C / C++, Python, UNIX shell, and Android SDK.
  • Experience and abilities with test automation and writing test scripts.
  • Statistical data analysis to provide risk assessments of a design.
  • Application of DOE (design of Experiments).
  • Application of FMEA (Failure Modes and Effects Analysis).
  • Ability to use fundamental failure analysis methodology to derive a root cause of failure.

You might also have...

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent related field
  • Willingness to travel in Asia and the EU to support partners.


We've got your back... We offer a range of benefits that may include paid time off, retirement savings (e.g., 401k, pension schemes), incentive eligibility, equity grants, participation in an employee stock purchase plan, and other family-friendly benefits including parental leave. GoDaddy’s benefits vary based on individual role and location and can be reviewed in more detail during the interview process. 

We also embrace our diverse culture and offer a range of Employee Resource Groups (Culture). Have a side hustle? No problem. We love entrepreneurs! Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way. 

GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing the help and tools to succeed online, making opportunity more inclusive for all. GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers, sell their products and services, and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights, and people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success.

At GoDaddy, we know diverse teams build better products—period. Our people and culture reflect and celebrate that sense of diversity and inclusion in ideas, experiences and perspectives. But we also know that’s not enough to build true equity and belonging in our communities.

That’s why we prioritize integrating diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging principles into the core of how we work every day—focusing not only on our employee experience, but also our customer experience and operations. It’s the best way to serve our mission of empowering entrepreneurs everywhere, and making opportunity more inclusive for all. To read more about these commitments, as well as our representation and pay equity data, check out our Diversity and Pay Parity annual report which can be found on our Diversity Careers page

GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements. Refer to our full EEO policy.

Our recruiting team is available to assist you in completing your application. If they could be helpful, please reach out to 

GoDaddy doesn’t accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

GoDaddy's compensation is local to where you are and may vary based on an individual's qualifications at the time of the offer. The anticipated annual base salary ranges for select locations are listed below:

  • Kirkland, New York City, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Seattle: $111,000.00 – $167,000.00
  • California State, Illinois State, Los Angeles, San Diego, Washington State: $96,000.00 – $144,000.00
  • Colorado State, New York State: $85,500.00 – $128,500.00

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