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Ancestry Overview

Lehi, UT
1001 to 5000 employees
1985
Company - Private
Internet
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Competitors

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When you join Ancestry, you join our family tree. Backed by history, science, and technology, we’re creating a new world of connection, innovation, and understanding. Whether it’s reuniting long-lost relatives through DNA or unearthing new family stories from ... 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 Reviews

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    "Great Company with Great Benefits"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in San Francisco, CA
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    I have been working at Ancestry full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    All employees are smart and capable. You have plenty of opportunity to learn some interesting and challenging stuffs. Management is so friendly that they always welcome your ideas.

    Cons

    Should be little more fast paced, as the market is growing faster than ever.

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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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    Product Analyst Intern Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Ancestry.

    Interview

    Applied online, and recruiter reached out with a take home assignment to be completed with a set amount of time. A few weeks later received a reply to schedule an interview, which covers soft skills and technical skills

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Ancestry Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, San Francisco Business Times, 2014
  • Best Companies to Work For, Utah Business Magazine, 2015
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