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Performance Engineer, Intern (Advanced Data Analytics) job

AncestryLehi, UT
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Company Description

We’re a cutting-edge tech company with a very human mission—to help every person discover, preserve, and share the story of what led to them. Combining the rich information in family trees and historical records with the genetic details revealed in DNA, we create unique experiences that give people a new understanding of their lives, because connecting all the pieces of our family story can give us the deepest sense of who we are.

For more information on what we do and why you would want to work at Ancestry, visit our careers page:www.workforancestry.com

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 

Job Description

When you join Ancestry, you join our family tree. Backed by history, science,
and technology, were creating a new world of connection, innovation, and
understanding. Whether its reuniting long-lost relatives through DNA or
unearthing new family stories from historical records, Ancestry empowers life-
changing experiences. With over 20 billion digitized historical records, 100
million family trees, and 15+ million DNA kits sold, Ancestry is bringing the
power of personal discovery to people around the world.

Ancestry is looking for a highly motivated Performance Engineer Intern to join
our Performance Engineering team. The Performance Engineering team is
responsible for the Performance of the site. We establish
standards, analyze the site for opportunities to improve performance and drive
initiatives to make needed improvements. Provide tools, frameworks, guides, and
training that enable teams to evaluate and improve upon their performance.
Perform technical assessments, profile and tune services, collaborating with
teams in reducing costs while increasing the efficiency and resiliency of our
solutions.

As a Performance Engineer Intern on the Performance Engineering team, you will
collaborate with a member of the team in building an advanced data analysis
tool that can be used to analyze the performance of a complex site that
consists of over 500 services, identifying potential performance issues and
patterns that finds issues before they occur. This tool will be used to support
detailed analysis of load and scaling assessments conducted in production but
can also be used to assess peak traffic periods for pending and potential areas
for focus. The objective is to find and prevent issues that would impact our
users before they ever become an issue. Youll also be exposed to the
Performance Engineering domain, where team members perform deep analysis of
services under load, identifying opportunities to profile and tune services for
optimal efficiency, responsiveness, and reliability.

What You'll Do
* Contribute to the evolving architecture and design of the system, based
on ML, AI, and advanced data analytics capabilities
* Develop the tools using java or python, which includes the visualization
of data using technologies that provide a responsive / reactive interface
that allows drill down into findings
* Demonstrate the delivery of continued value every two weeks, where youll
learn to plan and deliver features in an agile manner
* Participate in and learn how to apply load against a system, profile and
tune the system, gaining general insights into the larger domain and
gaining a deeper understanding of the correlation that exists between
various key indications that provide insight into service health,
reliability and performance
Who You Are
* Must be currently enrolled in a university and graduating after Summer
2020
* Experience in and a passion for Machine Learning, AI, and advanced data
analytics
* Familiarity and experience with current open tools and technologies upon
which to build advanced data analysis tools
* Python and or Java development skills, needed to leverage these libraries
and tools in building these analysis tools
* Experience with database and data lake technologies, with the ability to
create queries in pulling needed data sets for analysis and processing
* Attention to detail and propensity for establishing a systematic /
pragmatic approach to breaking large problems into smaller segments, in
order to quickly deliver on the whole is fundamental to success
* A passion to learn that goes beyond the job, a passion that fuels your
desire to learn, grow, and do
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, DNA science, product, design, marketing,
legal, and more. Were 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
experiencewe 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

Ancestry

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

1300 West Traverse Pkwy.Lehi, UT, 84043and others

Industry

Computer/Internet

Founded

1983

CEO

Tim Sullivan

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