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Ancestry Overview

Lehi, UT
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Ancestry is the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, harnessing a powerful combination of information, science, and technology to develop new experiences to help everyone, everywhere discover the story of what led to them. Ancestry offers a suite of family ... Read more

Mission: 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, and the genetic details revealed in DNA, we ... Read more

Ancestry – Why Work For Us?

There’s power in knowing who you are and where you come from. This is the driving force behind everything we do. We’re passionate about using technology to create simple, useful, and delightful experiences that enrich lives and connect families. We’re continually looking for talented, hard-working individuals who are passionate about bringing this mission to life.

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!


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Ancestry President & CEO Tim Sullivan
Tim Sullivan
132 Ratings
  • "Growing company, learning to move faster"

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    Current Employee - Senior Leader in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Leader in San Francisco, CA
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Ancestry full-time (More than a year)


    Collaboration is critically important here. Some senior leaders (c-suite) are pretty tone deaf but the mid-level leaders and VPs are holding a high bar. New products are developing and new people are joining so fast now the atmosphere is really exciting. But they have not forgotten their roots - collaboration and problem-solving are still top of the list.


    New c-suite leaders are working to find their way. Many are new and have learned that the company team has a lot to offer and their 'vision' (aka ego) has no real place amongst so many smart people. They are learning quickly and the progress is clearly visible.

    Advice to Management

    C-suite ... Put your egos on the shelf and keep engaging with the teams. They are super smart and know how to execute.

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Ancestry Photos

Ancestry photo of: Celebrating the milestone of 2 million AncestryDNA customers
Ancestry photo of: "Family Rooms" different types of family spaces like the den, the living room, and the kitchen table support different types of collaboration and co-work.
Ancestry photo of: "Family rooms" offer different types of collaboration and co-work
Ancestry photo of: Portraits throughout the building pair Ancestry employees with archival photographs of their relatives, found through the website.
Ancestry photo of: The many cultures represented by these patterns often transcend national boundaries to represent regional aesthetics and adds another layer to the discussion of diversity on display.
Ancestry photo of: 2016 Tech Product Meetup
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Ancestry Interviews



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Getting an Interview





    Devops Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Ancestry (San Francisco, CA).


    Standard interview process. Started with an initial phone call followed by a code pair and an on-site.

    The whole process was very enjoyable and the recruiter was very helpful through the entire process not to mention very fast at coming back with next steps and finally the offer.

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Ancestry Awards & Accolades

  • Ancestry mobile app, The Webby Awards, 2016
  • Best Companies to Work For, Utah Business Magazine, 2015
  • Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times, 2014
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