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Software Engineering Front-End

Ancestry

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 24 billion digitized global historical records, 100 million family trees, and 16+ million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain actionable insights about their health and wellness. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.

Ancestry is looking for an exceptional, passionate, and highly motivated Software Engineering Front-End Intern to join our Commerce organization. The Commerce organization creates and maintains technology services to process orders, payments and subscriptions for Ancestry users around the world. Commerce services enable virtually all of Ancestry’s annual revenue recognition. As a Software Engineering Front-End Intern, you will work with experienced software developers to make contributions to a world-class enterprise e-commerce platform.

What You'll Do:

    • Work with a team of Engineers in an Agile development environment
    • Acquire experience in a critical – and extremely marketable – area of software development
    • Learn about process and compliance issues related to online processing of orders and payments
    • Develop and enhance highly available and reliable front-end software stack using the latest technologies such as ES6, React, Sass, RxJS and Node
    • Learn about how real-world, mission critical and customer facing web applications are designed, built, tested, deployed and maintained
    • Investigate, design and implement a micro service architecture using AWS cloud technologies and platforms
    • Ensure quality by creating comprehensive unit and acceptance tests

Who You Are:

    • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited US educational institution
    • Must have a graduation date after April 2022 
    • Some (0-6 months) experience with Java is preferred

Candidates with some familiarity with the following will be preferred:

    • ES6
    • React
    • Node
    • Sass
    • RxJS
    • REST
    • Jenkins
    • AWS infrastructure
    • SCRUM methodology
It takes customer obsession to pioneer and focus on what matters most, to tackle challenges, break through boundaries to create change, to stay on the cutting edge, and pioneer relentlessly. We are looking for the next generation of talent to drive the business, grow our people, and put the customer before all else.  Our culture empowers journeys of personal discovery, giving you the freedom to participate in impactful projects and explore the intersections of our businesses: technology, data science, Health, DNA science, product, design, marketing, legal, and more. We’re looking for innovative minds, diverse ideas, and for students interested in connecting personal discoveries and technology. Our Interns enjoy mentorship and experience challenging work while receiving fantastic pay, fully-paid temporary housing, and having a fun captivating experience—we have it all. Oh, and did we mention the possibility of full-time employment once you graduate?

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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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