Ancestry Overview

  • www.ancestry.com
  • Lehi, UT
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1985
  • Company - Private
  • Internet & Web Services
  • $1 to $5 billion (USD)

CompetitorsUnknown

Ancestry®, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, empowers journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives. With our unparalleled collection of more than 27 billion records and 18 million people in our growing DNA network, customers can discover their family ...
Mission: We empower journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives.

Ancestry Reviews

3.7
62%
Recommend to a Friend
64%
Approve of CEO
Deborah Liu
Deborah Liu
72 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, less than 1 year

"Ancestry"

Nov 1, 2022 - Talent Acquisition Coordinator in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The people are so genuine and honest.

Cons

Was unable to meet some coworkers in person due to distance, but that wasnt Ancestrys fault.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Ancestry

3.8
(144 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Ancestry has a deep history of discovering family connections and sharing family stories; our guiding principle is to bring people together. Our products celebrate what makes each one of us uniquely ourselves, and we work hard to promote that same focus on inclusion and diversity within our culture.  

Inclusion and diversity are in our DNA. At Ancestry, we empower each other to develop and thrive in a supportive environment by engaging employees of all backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. We want our employees to reach their full potential while discovering a greater sense of identity, relatedness, and their place in the world. Read about our empl

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Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at Ancestry?

...Brilliant people, challenging work and a inclusive culture...Read More

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Ancestry Interviews

Experience
Positive51%
Negative37%
Neutral12%
Getting an Interview
Applied online74%
Employee Referral13%
Recruiter8%
Difficulty
2.7
Average
HardAverageEasy

  1. Cloud Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ancestry (United States) in Oct 2022

    Interview

    Good, first interview strictly behavioral/background oriented. Talked to the recruiter, and gave answers to questions on my experience in the field, as well as other generic behavioral questions. Overall a good experience and the recruiter was very nice.
    Interview

    How many years of experience do you have with Python

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Company Updates

October 14, 2020
Employee Resource Group (ERG) Spotlight: Our AQT ERG fosters the story of LGBTQ+ employees and allies by creating an inclusive and supportive work environment where we give everyone a greater sense of identity, relatedness, and place in the world.
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October 12, 2020
Join Ancestry and Ancestry Queer in Technology (AQT) in celebrating the LGBTQ community, during October (National LGBT History Month) and all year long! AQT offers inspiring speaker series, community building lunch and learns, and movie nights to support the LGBTQ community.
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Ancestry Awards & Accolades

  • Ancestry mobile appThe Webby Awards2016
  • Best Companies to Work ForUtah Business Magazine2015

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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Ancestry FAQ

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What is paid time off like at Ancestry?

...Unlimited PTO, great culture and wonderful benefits...

June 21, 2021

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People Also Ask about Ancestry

Employees rate Ancestry 3.7 out of 5 stars based on 689 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Ancestry, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Ancestry and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 62% of employees would recommend working at Ancestry to a friend. This is based on 599 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

51% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Ancestry as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.7 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Ancestry.

54% of employees think that Ancestry has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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