Principal Software Engineer 


Software Development | United States

Principal Software Engineer

  • Remote
  • 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, 125+ million family trees, and 22+ 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.


In this role, you will be a leading contributor in designing and implementing the next generation Ancestry Content Pipeline to deliver billions of new discoveries to customers.  You will be part of a team that significantly increases the user's Ancestry experience and directly influences their satisfaction.

 

YOU WILL...

-Help architect, design, and develop complex, large scale systems that process billions of historical records every day.

-Identify opportunities to adopt innovative technologies.

-Create architectures and the diagrams that describe them.

-Provide guidance for micro-service REST API design.

-Write key algorithms to maximize scalability and reliability.

-Write code and unit tests

-Conduct code reviews.


 


YOU HAVE...

-Micro-service expertise

-Java mastery

-Relational database proficiency

-AWS & Container experience

-Experience with CI/CD



(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $121,500/year + eligible for bonus, equity, and comprehensive benefits including health, dental and vision.  Read more about our benefits HERE.

*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)



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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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