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Senior .Net Engineer- Archives

Last Updated: 1/16/14 3:48 PM
Employment Duration: Full-time
Location: San Francisco, California
Job Code: 995
# of Openings: 2

Description

SENIOR .NET ENGINEER – Archives.com

Ancestry.com is the world's largest online resource for family history. We have helped pioneer the market for online family history research, taking a pursuit that was expensive and time-consuming and making it easy, affordable and accessible to anyone with an interest in their family history. The foundation of our service is an extensive collection of billions of historical records that we have digitized, indexed and put online over the past 16 years. These digital records and documents, combined with our proprietary online search technologies, tools and collaboration features, have enabled our 2.0 million plus subscribers to create nearly 44 million family trees and access the 11 billion records and185 million, scanned documents and written stories to help them make meaningful discoveries about the lives of their ancestors.

With more than 1,000 employees around the world, we are committed to hiring the very best talent. We are known for our cutting-edge technology, phenomenal innovation, and we offer a compelling and rewarding workplace where you will thrive. We seek out passionate people to join our mission of helping people discover, preserve and share their family history. We invite you to explore and discover the many opportunities that await you at Ancestry.com. 

Job Description:

The C#, .NET Software Developer will work on consumer Internet family history web-site of Archives.com. You'll be working on extending our existing .NET based frameworks and building business applications for Archives.com.

We're looking for expertise in development of large scale .NET Web 2.0 applications in C# with SQL Server backend calls.

Responsibilities

  • Implement multiple new products and platform initiatives in a C#, .NET programming environment
  • Build robust and secure ecommerce applications able to withstand a very high daily count of visitors and transactions
  • Develop detailed knowledge of our existing framework and help on adopting new technology paradigms.
  • Document code and make successful hand off of long term maintenance to our offshore developers
  • Participating in the launch of a new platform

Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering with demonstrated academic excellence
  • 5+ years experience developing MS SQL Server enabled C#, .NET Web 2.0 consumer applications
  • Expert level with XML and XSLT
  • Comfort using .NET library with XML
  • Equal comfort in C# and VB
  • Experience using javascript
  • Have demonstrated success implementing high volume (hundreds of thousands of page views/day) .NET web applications
  • Thorough understanding of core ASP.NET architecture and technologies as well as experience building web applications without the use of wizards, controls or other code generators hiding these complexities.
  • Enjoy object model, data model, and web service design
  • Passion for best practices in computer science disciplines, object orientation, and code reuse
  • Experience in Scrum development techniques a plus as is working in a team environment where attention to source control, merging and documenting code is expected.

Working for Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com is a profitable, growing company with a positive, high-energy environment. Together, our dedicated teams are harnessing the power of technology and using it to simplify the way people connect with their families and their unique legacies.  Our work environment is fast-paced and challenging, but also extremely exciting. You’ll work with a team of passionate, engaged individuals. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. For additional information, regarding our benefits and career information, please visit our website at http://ancestry.com/careers

Ancestry.com Inc. is interested in you and we are dedicated to building a diverse workforce with equal opportunities for employment.

Ancestry.com is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry.com 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.com. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry.com as a result of the referral or through other means.





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