There’s power in knowing who you are and where you come from. We’re passionate about using technology to create simple, useful, and delightful experiences that enrich lives and connect families.

Founded 1983
1501-5000 employees
  • Social Networking
  • Biotechnology & Chemical Products
  • Health Care Technology & Nursing
  • Headquarters address
    San Francisco, CA; Lehi, UT

    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,, Find A Grave and Fold3.

    AncestryDNA is the world's largest consumer genomics database providing over 11 million consumers insights into their ancestral origins. The service enables customers to not only uncover their ethnic mix and rich family stories, but discover distant relatives with a common ancestral match, and help solve the toughest family mysteries.

    We’re continually looking for talented, hard-working individuals who are passionate about bringing this mission to life. Join our team.

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    To learn more about Ancestry and what products we offer, please visit:

    • 30+ international markets / 80 countries of origin
    • 3.4M paying subscribers
    • 11M AncestryDNA customers
    • 20B records / 100M family trees / 11B connections
    • 75M searches daily on our servers
    • 2017 Webby Award and 17M app downloads

    Tech stack

    Java on Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Javascript, Python, React, AWS


    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    RSUs (Restricted Stock Units or Awards)
    401k matching
    Cell phone reimbursement
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    Fitness reimbursement

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Unlimited time off
    Paid holidays
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Tuition reimbursement
    Management training
    Internship program

    Values and quality of life

    Diversity program
    Accessible via public transportation
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered lunches
    Company activities
    Ancestry - Mid-Day foosball break at HQ in Provo, UT
    Ancestry - San Francisco Office - Flexible conference / lounge spaces, including a garage door to merge / separate meeting spaces
    Ancestry - Company Photo
    Ancestry - 1940's Theme Holiday Party
    Ancestry - San Francisco Office - Stairway at 153 Townsend