Software Engineer

  • Ancestry
  • Jan 06, 2022

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.
What you will do:Ancestry is looking for an exceptional, passionate, and highly motivated Software Engineer to join ourteam. The team strives to constantly improve and scale algorithms and quality check running to generate insights on genomic data for customers. As a Software Engineering, you will ·       Help create and improve algorithms and processes that fall under the team’s charter·       Help create dashboards which gives insights to the data being processed through our pipeline·       Contribute to optimizing software that runs very specific algorithms and quality check on a DNA sample·       Work on application generating Research data pull for DNA Science team·       Contribute minor improvements to DNA-processing applications·       Improve testability for the team by improving automation testing of algorithms and DNA sample through our pipeline.  Who You Are: Development experience in one or more programming languages (Java, Python, Ruby, etc.).Experience with Docker, Jenkins or similar CI/CD tools related technologies·       Having working knowledge on AWS is a plus.·       Having experience with Bioinformatics, genomics, arrays, DNA processing is a plus.#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.