Software Engineer, MarTech - Full-stack 

Software Development | San Francisco, California, United States

Software Engineer, MarTech - Full-stack

  • 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.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Full stack software engineer to join our team and help bring high-quality and impactful features to improve Ancestry. We use the latest open source technologies to create web applications that run at scale. Your work will have an impact on user experience and the main product. You will be an accomplished full stack engineer with expert level proficiency with Node.js, and have advanced experience with server/client-side.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Solve advanced technical challenges
  • Use multiple partners to vet the technical requirements
  • Develop new features for the marketing support tools in our organization
  • Work on cloud migration and tech transition projects
  • Write code that follows best practices, specially around performance, stability and testability
  • Work in a collaborative agile environment (SCRUM)


  • Minimum of 3 years of prior industry development experience with Node.js
  • Have 2 years of experience JavaScript
  • 2 years of experience building RESTful services in a micro-services environment
  • Experience with Spring framework
  • Experience with data structures and design patterns
  • Continuous Integration/deployment experience
  • Command-line experience using remote access Linux
  • Experience working within an Agile development environment
  • Engaged in current technology trends, experience researching new techniques and tools
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering is required

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 great compensation package. For additional information, regarding our benefits and career information, please visit our website at




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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