Senior Engineering Manager

  • Ancestry
  • Oct 06, 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.
 Job Description:We're looking for a Software Engineering Manager to lead an outstanding engineering team. The successful candidate will have a strong technical background, excellent communication skills, good architectural experience, and a proven track record of delivering projects.  Key Responsibilities / Performance Requirements:·       Work with product management to understand the business goals for each software release and assign tasks to team members·       Manage an outstanding team of software engineers delivering new functionality, updates, and maintenance releases·       Coordinate with web design, IT, DBAs and QA, engaging teams at the appropriate times·       Provide hands-on help in architecting, designing, coding, deploying and documenting software.·       Mentor and recruit top talent for the engineering team.·       Driving architectural direction  Required Skills:·       Several years of professional experience in software development·       Willingness to delve into a technical problem and drive the solution personally, if the need arises·       Working knowledge of enterprise level architectural patterns and common web technologies·       Experience with NodeJS  Nice to Have:·       ReactJS, Angular, Typescript, Javascript, AWS services & Docker#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.  
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