Software Engineer - Fold 3
Ancestry, Inc.
 Lehi, UT

About Ancestry:

When you join Ancestry, you join our family tree. Backed by history, science, and technology, we're creating a new world of connection, innovation, and understanding. Whether it's 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 Software Engineer to join our Fold3 team. is a leading site for historical military records. The Fold3 team handles all aspects of development and maintenance of the Fold3 site. The Fold3 team is a small, highly agile and efficient team that also has responsibilities for some projects outside the scope of the site. As a Software Engineer on the Fold3 team you will develop, test, and maintain software for the Fold3 site and other projects as required. Specific responsibilities are varied, and include working on backend and frontend services, and writing client code using modern frameworks.

What You WIll Do:

  • Develop backend services in Java
  • Develop frontend services in NodeJS
  • Develop client code and components

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Proficiency in Java
  • Proficiency in JavaScript
  • Experience with Typescript, React and Angular a plus

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