Full Stack Software Engineer

  • Ancestry
  • Sep 15, 2021

Job Description

About Ancestry:When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery.
With more than 27+ billion digitized global historical records, 100 million family trees, and 18 million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.
We are looking for a Full stack software engineer to join our team and help bring high-quality and impactful features to improve Ancestry. We use the latest open source technologies to create web applications that run at scale. Your work will have an impact on user experience and the main product.  KEY RESPONSIBILITIES·         Develop new features for our DNA Customers·         Solve technical challenges·         Write code that follows best practices, specially around performance, stability and testability·         Work in a collaborative agile environment (SCRUM)  QUALIFICATIONS·         Development experience with Node.js/Angular, React or other web frameworks·         Experience with JavaScript·         Experience delivering AWS cloud based applications·         Experience building RESTful services in a micro-services high performance distributed system·         Experience with data structures and design patterns·         Continuous Integration/deployment experience·         Write unit tests, performing code reviews, and participating in design discussions about architecture, data shape, and business logic#LI- GT1#GDSponsored#IND2
Additional Information:Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  
Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.