September 11, 2007; 02:09 AM
GoDaddy.com, one of the
best-known names on the Internet, is opening a new facility in Denver.
The move means immediate employment opportunities for software
developers and gives Go Daddy the benefit of tapping the Denver
community’s renowned talent pool.
“This just made sense for us
and for our customers,” said Go Daddy CEO and Founder Bob Parsons. “We
have more than 220 award-winning developers working in our Arizona and
Iowa offices right now. As we continue to grow, we need to expand our
development teams and Denver is a great place to recruit new talent.”
is proud of the fact Go Daddy creates, maintains and owns substantially
all the technology behind its 37 product offerings. Go Daddy is the
world’s largest domain name registrar and has a portfolio more than
twice the size of its closest rival in the intensely competitive tech
industry. The company’s Web site, GoDaddy.com, is a one-stop shop where people can buy everything they need to create and maintain an online presence.
Go Daddy was honored just last week as the “Most Innovative Company” by the Arizona Corporate Excellence organization. Parsons was also named Arizona’s “Business Leader of the Year” in 2007.
Daddy enjoys a rich employment history. Since 2004, the company has
made the Phoenix area’s list of “Best Places to Work” every year. Go
Daddy also ranked in a recent CNN Money list of “Best Employee
Perks” because Parsons routinely rewards top performers with unusual
gifts like cash, cars and exotic trips, and has even paid people’s
mortgages for an entire year. The outspoken CEO insists on footing the
tax bill because, as he says, “an employee shouldn’t be penalized for
Parsons also refuses to offshore or out source a
single job, in order to maintain high-quality customer service. With
business booming, Go Daddy already has nearly 1,800 employees. The
Scottsdale-based company already has five facilities in Arizona, which
include locations in Phoenix, Tempe and Gilbert, as well as an office
in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a full-time presence in Washington, D.C.
newest Go Daddy office is at 8400 E. Crescent Parkway in Greenwood
Village, Colorado. That’s about 20 minutes from downtown Denver, in the
heart of the Denver Technology Center, with easy access to I-25 and
I-225. For more information on jobs with Go Daddy, visit www.GoDaddy.Jobs.