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Performance Engineer, Intern 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, your
focus will be upon the performance and improvements we can make in the delivery
of our Web Page Content. This includes establishing synthetic measures for web
pages, providing insights into detail user experience-based performance
metrics. Collaborating with teams to establish Real User Measures for our
customers through instrumentation of production code and analysis of date via
New Relic. Your impact will be upon increasing our conversation rates in
attaining new customers and in retaining our current customers by improving the
responsiveness of our site. You should be obsessed in providing our customers
with a great user experience.

What You'll Do
* Establish, maintain and update existing synthetics monitoring in
SpeedCurve, creating advanced reports and establishing alerting threshold
* Build a pipeline to deploy and manage WebPageTest nodes for the
assessment of web page speeds against internal reference environments;
providing increased visibility into performance prior to release of
products
* Establish the foundations for gaining insights into Real User Monitoring,
providing insights into the experience our users are really experiencing
across the various Geos around the world
* Perform detailed analysis of web page performance, identifying global and
team specific improvements, then collaborating with engineering teams in
making those improvements
* Desire to learn open source load injection tools, needed to assess,
profile and tune services within a test environment, to ensure their
efficiency and effective scaling within production
Who You Are
* Must be currently enrolled in a university and graduating after Summer
2020
* Experience in web page development and understanding of how web page
content is delivered to end users through the use of varies technologies
and tools
* Experience with Java or Python, with ability to create basic data
extraction and analysis tools
* Solid communications skills, required in working with teams across
Ancestry from multiple locations
* 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.
* Experience / exposure with Nodejs, Reactjs, CDNs and HTTP based
communications protocol is beneficial
* Interest in learning fundamentals of Performance Engineering, in
development a breadth of understanding and skills that creates the
passion that drives learning is what were looking for.
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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