Product Manager, Digital Health

  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Full-time

Job Description

Ancestry seeks a product leader to join our growing Health team, to own and drive an experience rooted in our mission of empowering journeys of personal discovery to enrich lives. With the largest family tree and consumer genomic databases in the world, you will be uniquely positioned to unearth unparalleled insights through delivering personal and family health information in a human-friendly manner. You will strive to develop a strong understanding of customer motivations and needs to lead your team to create features that delight current and future customers. You will collaborate with Ancestry’s team of scientists, researchers, designers, product owners, and engineers, to produce value, leading to a larger vision for a product you are proud to share with family and friends.

This position is located in our San Francisco, CA office, near the AT&T ballpark and one block from Caltrain.

What You Will Do

  • Articulate and drive the vision for how new and existing customers will make personal discoveries through their own family health information

  • Define roadmap and deliver features that facilitate health-related customer journeys

  • Author product stories, tasks, and acceptance criteria for scrum teams; own the backlog

  • Build strong working relationships and fundamental alignment with peers in Design, Engineering, Science, and Commercial teams.

  • Facilitate product continuity and organizational alignment between different initiatives

  • Collaborate with quality assurance and regulatory affairs to comply with quality standards and pertinent regulation; produce documentation as needed

  • Establish a process to maximize your team’s efficiency and effectiveness in an ever-evolving environment

  • Engage external partners to accelerate development and maximize customer satisfaction

  • Define, track, and communicate clear success criteria


Who You Are

As a member of the Product team, you are passionate about our customers, fascinated by science, and insatiably compelled to build innovative products that delight and engage. Our product managers lead through understanding opportunities, creating a vision, validating potential paths through rapid prototyping, measurement, and user research, then partnering with development and marketing to launch and iterate.

● Minimum of 3-5+ years building and shipping interactive consumer focused, mobile products

●  Incredibly smart, creative, driven, and experienced navigating a complex organization to deliver amazing products quickly

●  Minimum of a bachelor's degree (STEM preferred)

●  Strong writing skills

●  Self-starter and able to work well with individuals at all levels and across functions

●  Execution oriented and highly organized

●  Masterful communicator and able to lead through influence

●  Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, you use facts to make decisions

●  Passion for innovating and solving problems in the health, genealogical and healthcare space

●  Outstanding commitment to customer service and quality

Additional Information

Ancestry is a profitable, growing company with a positive, high-energy environment. Together, our dedicated teams are harnessing the power of technology and using it to simplify the way people connect with their families and their unique legacies. Our work environment is fast-paced and challenging, but also extremely exciting. You’ll work with a team of passionate, engaged individuals. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. For additional information, regarding our benefits and career information, please visit our website at

Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.

Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related thereto), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, age (40 and older), mental or physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis that is prohibited by applicable law.   The Company also makes reasonable accommodations to applicants or employees with qualifying disabilities who request them and who otherwise meet the requirements of applicable law.  If you would like to request an accommodation during the application process, please contact our Director of Recruiting. 

All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco's Fair Chance Ordinance.