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​​At, we’re always looking for talented employees to share our mission of helping families worldwide discover, preserve and share their stories. It’s our goal to grow our business while giving people new opportunities to make meaningful family connections with generations past and present.

We love making a positive impact on the lives of our customers. That’s why we’re always scouring the world for valuable historical records and creating new technologies and tools that allow us to bring them to the world in smarter ways. We do all this within a corporate culture that’s diverse and fast-paced, yet family-friendly and fun. And every new employee simply adds to what we can offer.



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  • Personal Health Advocates
  • Coverage for Domestic Partners
  • Gym Memberships
  • Personal Wellness Coaching
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​​As an intern at, you will work alongside some of the most experienced and talented people in the industry. You will expand your network and gain real-life experience directly related to your field of study. provides flexible work hours, year round internships, and competitive pay. You’ll gain awesome experience helping build something so meaningful. Come be a part of the most incredible opportunity in the world - helping people discover, preserve and share their family history!​​ Reviews

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    Great Company, but New Supervisor Could be a Little More on Top of It...

    Current Employee - Archival Digitazation Specialist in Provo, UT
    Current Employee - Archival Digitazation Specialist in Provo, UT


    -Amazing benefits for people who are full-time -Great environment -Great people -Great Cafe -Free food and drinks -Random parties -Fun activities -Free yoga (for those who are full-time? not sure) -Great Cause


    -I wish I could get full-time work, but I'm working on that. -The newest supervisor over the morning shift is not the most professional or the most on top of things at times, but other than that, he's awesome. For example, I was promised a raise after my 90 day review---It's been 7 months and still no 90 day review or raise in sight, and I've asked him, others, and the people above him multiple times. So, not sure whose fault that is, but yeah, it's frustrating because every penny counts for my family right now.

    Advice to Management

    If you don't plan on doing 90 day reviews anymore, please make sure not to promise the new hirelings a raise (or a 90 day review for that matter) after 90 days. It makes them sad. :( Interviews

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    Senior Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Provo, UT
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    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at (Provo, UT) in August 2015.


    I had a basic introductory phone interview, then they had me do an unreasonably large programming exercise. I worked on it for an entire weekend, producing over 1500 lines of code, and it still didn't cover all of the functionality that was required. Not wanting to waste another weekend on the project, I turned in what I had. Keep in mind that this is first-level screening, before I even talked to anyone in person. I've interviewed with multiple large companies in the past, and I've never had such a large and time consuming project thrown at me as part of an interview. If they have this little respect for a person's time during the interview process, I would hate to see how they treat actual employees.

    Interview Questions

    • Create a RESTful web service supporting CRUD operations with unit and integration testing   Answer Question Awards & Accolades

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UV50 Top 30 Fastest-Growing Companies , UV Business Q, 2014
Top Revenue Company (#2) , UV Business Q, 2015
Utah Innovation Award , Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council, 2013
Best Places to Work in the Bay Area , San Francisco Business Times, 2014
Best Companies to Work For , Utah Business Magazine, 2012
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Additional Info

Headquarters Provo, UT
Size 1001 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1985
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Ancestry is the world's largest online resource for family history. We have helped pioneer the market for online family history research. 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 17 years. These digital records and documents have enabled our more than two million ... More

Mission: Helping people discover, preserve, and share their family history.

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