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Lehi, UT, USA

We are looking for a passionate Security minded individual. You will report to the Information Security team, directly to the Chief Information Security Officer.

This Opportunity Overview:

The ideal candidate is security-minded, with an eye for software architecture that demonstrates both tamper-proof and scalable characteristics. Concepts such as two-factor authentication and decentralized bearer tokens are already familiar to you.

You will be given the opportunity to participate in the architecture and design of the system from a new ground-up perspective, but you will be required to provide backward compatibility with existing systems using a combination of proxies and versatile libraries to ease adoption.

If being the developer who's behind affecting millions is something which would bring passion to your career, this opportunity will allow you to create more than a few systems which will affect 100's of Millions of users (extremely impactful opportunity)!

You will work on-site at our beautiful multi-story headquarters in Lehi, Utah, and there will be many benefits! We offer relocation packages. No remote or contract workers, please.

About the company

Ancestry.com processes human DNA and genealogical records connecting the entire world.

We are a multi-billion dollar privately-held technology company. We’ve been building highly available, scalable, and secure big data systems for over 10 years

Responsibilities

  • Owns technical aspects of software development for customer authentications services and other security-related components and services
  • Performs hands-on design and secure development of systems, frameworks, and services running in Amazon cloud and docker
  • Develops a deep understanding of clients use and integration with other systems and platforms
  • Writes secure code and unit tests, works on API specs, client API and SDK libraries, automation, and conducts code reviews and testing
  • Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
  • Identifies continuous improvements for service availability and maintenance
  • Works with product owners, security team, project managers and architects to prioritize features for ongoing sprints

Qualifications / Who you are:

  • 7+ years experience in software development or equivalent contribution to open source projects in Java.
  • Must have professional experience, at an Enterprise level programming in GO/ Go(lang).
  • Experience working in security-related aspects like authentication, authorization, networking, and firewalls
  • The desire to develop in GO (lang) along with backend Java
  • Proficient with architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web application (e.g., well-designed APIs, high volume data pipelines, efficient algorithms)
  • Experience working with relational and non-relational databases
  • Acumen for secure coding practices and overall security hardening of systems and services
  • Ability to effectively interpret technical and business objectives and to articulate solutions
  • Ability to mentor other engineers
  • Bachelor's in CS required. Master's degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical disciplines, or equivalent work experience, is preferred

How to apply

send resume to ahilton@ancestry.com

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