For over 30 years, Ancestry has been a trusted partner to its millions of members on their journeys of personal discovery. Ancestry is 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 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.
Ancestry offers a suite of family history products and services including AncestryDNA, Archives, Ancestry ProGenealogists, Newspapers.com, Find A Grave and Fold3.
- 3M paying subscribers / 30+ international markets
- 20B records / 80 countries of origin / 100M family trees
- Over 15 million people DNA tested
- 17M app downloads + 2017 Webby Award
We’re continually looking for talented, hard-working individuals who are passionate about bringing this mission to life. Join our team.
Why join Ancestry?
When you join Ancestry, you join our family, backed by history, science, and technology. You’ll be able to use the latest technology to explore the intersections of our businesses: technology, data science, product, and engineering.
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 historical records, Ancestry empowers life-changing experiences. With 3+ million subscribers and more than 20 billion historical records, and 1 billion monthly searches. Ancestry is bringing the power of personal discovery to people around the world.
What’s the culture like?
Our culture empowers journeys of personal discovery. We strive for continuous improvement and help each other develop and thrive in a supportive environment. Since diversity and inclusion is in our DNA - we engage employees of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Our products celebrate what makes each one of us unique. To help our employees reach their full potential and a greater sense of identity, we offer Employee Resource Groups (ERGs).
Our Values, the way we work with one another
Be customer obsessed
+ Deeply understand our customers through data and insights
+ Focus on delivering sustained value to our customers
+ Focus on what matters most and break through boundaries
+ Learn fast, make tough choices, and scale what works
Empower each other
+ Be inclusive and transparent, and commit to each other’s success
+ Be accountable and trust each other to be accountable
Our Strengths – What we do well
+ Follow our Privacy Credo, which requires everyone in the company to say what we do and do what we say (especially when it comes to customer data). Specifically, we:
- Foster transparency to minimize surprise for customers and regulators
- Provide customers control over their data.
+ Protecting our customer’s privacy is our highest priority, we never shared any information with any third-party company or government.
+ We live by our values and strive for continuous improvement
+ At Ancestry, we empower each other to develop and thrive in a supportive environment by engaging employees of all backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Inclusion and diversity are in our DNA.
The largest dataset in the globe
+ We currently manage about 10 petabytes of structured and unstructured data
+ 15+ million genotyped DNA sample in our database, we’re about twice the size of our nearest competitor
+ Ancestry has localized websites in nine countries providing access to its archive of online family history records to the United States, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, Australia, Mexico, and the UK.