Software Engineer, Payment Services - Java

  • Ancestry
  • Oct 28, 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're looking for an accomplished Software Engineer to join our Payment Services team in Lehi. The Payment Services team manages implementing Ancestry's enterprise-level ecommerce transactions and payments services to promote global scalability and security. We are looking for a Software Engineer who enjoys solving complex problems, and active engagement and brainstorming with colleagues.
Reporting to Senior Software Engineering Manager, you will join an Agile team whose primary goal is to deliver the needs of payment processing and subscription renewal services. These services are necessary to the business and are focused on increasing revenue and decreasing costs in a secure way. We are serious about the success of the company and are given the tools and environment they need to succeed.

What you will do...

Create secure, web services that can withstand a high rate of requests.Develop detailed understanding of our existing codebase and improve future design decisions.Analyze and enhance functionality and performance of our systems and services.Advocate for great design and implementation.Work with the team, sharing ideas and considering those of others.

Who you are...

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar area3+ years of industry experience with middle tier and back-end web service development in JavaExperience in Agile development techniques and working in a team environmentExperience working with payment systems, i.e. credit card transaction processing, ACH, payment processing systems, or online bankingWorking knowledge of relational databases (MySQL, Aurora)Experience with cloud technologies, specifically AWSExcellent skills in object-oriented programming and design
Helping people discover their story is at the heart of ours.  Ancestry is the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, harnessing a powerful combination of information, science and technology to help people discover their family history and stories that were never possible before. Ancestry’s suite of products includes: AncestryDNA, AncestryProGenealogists, Fold3,, Find a Grave,, and Rootsweb. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. For additional information, regarding our benefits and career information, please visit our website at #GDSponsored#IND2#LI-MK1
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.