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AncestrySan Francisco, CA
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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

Ancestry
Software Developer, Intern (Big-Data-As-A-Service Team)
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* San Francisco, CA, USA
* Intern
Company Description
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. 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?
Job Description
Ancestry seeks a highly motivated Software Developer intern to join
our Big-Data-as-a-Service team. The Big-Data-as-a-Service team seeks
to provide clean and usable data to our internal data science team so
they can make our products better for Ancestry s customers, including
but not limited to personalized search and hints discovery for new
tree connections and relevant documents. In doing so, we work closely
with data scientists to help build machine learning models and provide
data collection pipelines. As a software developer on the
Big-Data-as-a-Service team you will assist in creating RESTful APIs
for both internal and external consumption. You will also have the
opportunity to learn Big Data technologies such as Apache Spark and
AWS EMR which will be used to process large quantities of data.
What You ll Do:
* Work with existing code to add new features and adapt code to new
data schemas.
* Create new scripts to help with monitoring of jobs.
* Write SQL queries to extract and validate data.
* Help create infrastructure for our services using our
Infrastructure as Code (IAC) framework.
* Create tests to ensure quality.
Qualifications
Who You Are:
* Currently pursuing a bachelor s, master s or Ph.D. level degree
* Must be currently enrolled in a university and graduating after
Summer 2019
* Must have experience with Java
* Must be familiar with REST principles
* Must have experience with SQL
* Must be familiar with data structures
* Experience with Big Data and/or Machine Learning is not necessary
but is a plus
* AWS experience is not required but is a plus.
For more information on what we do and to apply to open Ancestry
internships, visit our careers page:
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Additional Information
Ancestry, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics,
harnesses the information found in family trees, historical records,
and DNA to help people gain a new level of understanding about their
lives. Ancestry has more than three million paying subscribers across
its core Ancestry websites with an extensive collection of over 10
billion digitized historical records and has sold over 14 million
AncestryDNA kits to date. Since 1996, users have created over 100
million family trees and 11 billion ancestor profiles on the Ancestry
flagship site and its affiliated international websites. Ancestry
offers a suite of family history products and services including
AncestryDNA, Archives, AncestryProGenealogists, ************** and
Fold3. AncestryDNA is owned and operated by ************ DNA, LLC, a
subsidiary of ************ Holdings LLC.
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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment
decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including
religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry,
sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical
conditions related thereto), sexual orientation, gender, gender
identity and expression, age (40 and older), mental or physical
disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (cancer and
genetic characteristics), veteran status, citizenship, marital status,
genetic information, or any other basis that is prohibited by
applicable law. The Company also makes reasonable accommodations to
applicants or employees with qualifying disabilities who request them
and who otherwise meet the requirements of applicable law. If you
would like to request an accommodation during the application process,
please contact our Director of Recruiting.
All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that
complies with applicable law. For San Francisco office candidates,
Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with
criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San
Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance.
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TASKS

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical ThinkingUsing logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Engineering and TechnologyKnowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • DesignKnowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

Ancestry

Type

Company - Private

Size

Large

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

San Francisco, CA, and others

Industry

Computer/Internet

Founded

1983

CEO

Tim Sullivan

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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...Read more
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