Software Engineer - Cloud Ops 

Software Development | San Francisco, California, United States

Software Engineer - Cloud Ops

  • San Francisco, California, United States
  • Software Development
  • Full-time

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 Software Engineer to join our Cloud Operations Container Service Team. As a member of this team, you will be highly involved in designing, developing, debugging and troubleshooting Ancestry’s container services, working closely with Ancestry’s development team, and contributing proactively to the next phase of Ancestry’s containerization strategy. 



This is a fast-paced, dynamic environment and the ideal candidate should have the initiative to investigate and drive issues to completion. Must be flexible and work well with others, even when perspectives differ. While the work is mentally challenging, you will be part of a team of strong, collaborative developers working in a flexible environment. 



What You Will Do:

-Develop, debug and troubleshoot Ancestry’s container services

-Work closely with development teams

-Contribute proactively to the next phase of Ancesty’s containerization strategy



Who You Are:

-Experience with developing infrastructure tools using industry standards and processes

-Experience with AWS preferred or any cloud providers

-Experience with Prometheus

-Experience with Fargate and Docker

-Experience with GO

-Experience Kubernetes, Bash, and Python

-Linux technologies experience

-Infrastructure experience 



Nice to Have:

-Experience with GitOps





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.

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