Senior Site Reliability Engineer

  • Ancestry
  • Dec 18, 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 30+ billion digitized global historical records, 100+ million family trees, and 20+ 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.
Ancestry is seeking a Site Reliability Engineer with development and Site Reliability experience to Transform a Cloud Ops team with AWS domain and Ancestry Operational expertise into a Site Reliability Engineering team and create cloud management automation for DevOps.

What you'll do...

Provide Site Reliability support for Domain organizations that own feature deliverables.  Train and mentor by exampleCollaborate with leadership and the team in transforming the organization.   Participate in the development of a Cloud Management Platform that enables others to create automation objects.Participate in the development of Cloud Management Platform 2.0 with a focus upon Prometheus adoption, autoscaling, and in setting patterns for open automation in cloud management.   Guide others in the evolution of the SRE role, as a role model, mentor and trainerReports to Director of Application Performance

Who you are...

6 + years Site Reliability and development experience6 + years cloud automation experience using Go, Python, Bash6+ years experience with AWS, CLI, SDK’s, and AWS Console6+ years using Cloud APM and logging tools, preferred NewRelic, Grafana, and Kabana6+ years experience in auto scaling, cloud networking, and in AWS containers environments6+ years experience analyzing production issues for Nodejs, Java and AWS infrastructure issues5 years of Terraform or Cloud Formation experience for infrastructure management


Benefits: Benefits: 401K Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Life & Accident Insurance, 12 Paid Holidays, Flexible Vacation PTO, Sick Leave, Volunteer Time, Employer Perks: Ancestry Subscription and Discounts for Employee, Commuting and Parking Benefits, Ski Passes, Employee Referral, Fitness Reimbursement
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.