Golang / Go Job: Senior Go(lang) Developer (Backend) - Security Team

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Senior Go(lang) Developer (Backend) - Security Team at Ancestry

Lehi, Utah, United States 🇺🇸   (Posted Aug 1 2018)
About the company
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.

Job position
Permanent

Job description
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.

We are looking for a passionate Security minded individual who loves programming in Go(lang) mixed with backend core Java skills. You will report to the Information Security team, directly to the Chief Information Security Officer.

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

Skills & requirements
Experience developing in Go(lang) #GO #golang (2-4 years)

Ideal is to have 7+ years experience in software development or equivalent contribution to open source projects (Java AND/OR C#); however, our most urgent need is a Senior Go(lang) guru.

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

Instructions how to apply
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