Product Analyst

  • Ancestry
  • Oct 02, 2021

Job Description

About Ancestry:When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery.
With more than 27+ billion digitized global historical records, 100 million family trees, and 18 million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.
Ancestry is looking for a Product Analyst to help our Data Science team to identify opportunities and evaluate projects devoted to dramatically increasing the number of customers who engage with Ancestry Brands. If you love diving into massive datasets but also want the opportunity to shape the vision and strategic role of Product Analytics, this may be the role for you. Working with members of Product, Marketing, Data Science, and Engineering teams, you will decide and report on important metrics, analyze customer behaviors/data, improve our products and content and build tools/services to improve Analytics productivity. This position is located in our San Francisco, CA office.

What You Will Do...

As a partner for the Product Management team, you will participate in product planning, new product design, review, and product feature improvementRun exploratory analyses, uncover new areas of opportunity, create hypotheses, and quickly assess the potential upside of a given opportunity, by using customer satisfaction survey data.Implement and analyze A/B or Multi-Variate Tests to measure the impact of product decisions and changesWork with partners to identify important problems/knowledge and translate them into technical analyses and bring relevant insightsCreate dashboards, reports, and analyses that explain what happened and whyIdentify and understand different data sources; build tools and services to improve analysis and experimentation throughput, and work with the Data Warehouse team to make online and offline data across platforms available.

Who You Are...

2+ years of demonstrated experience analyzing product and content user behavior for online consumer software products, e.g. online shopping, social site, streaming services, gaming.Experience analyzing very large datasets with SQL (Redshift, Teradata, Oracle, or MySQL) and R, SAS, or other statistical packages.Experience using/implementing data tracking for user behavior.Hands-on knowledge in either Python or R.Experience conducting product experiments and using Design of Experiment (AB and multivariate testing).Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Masters/Ph.D. in Statistics, Operation Research, Applied Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, or a quantitative discipline.Research mindset
Helping people discover their story is at the heart of ours.  Ancestry is the largest provider of family history and personal DNA testing, harnessing a powerful combination of information, science and technology to help people discover their family history and stories that were never possible before. Ancestry’s suite of products includes: AncestryDNA, AncestryProGenealogists, Fold3,, Find a Grave,, and Rootsweb. We offer excellent benefits and a competitive compensation package. For additional information, regarding our benefits and career information, please visit our website at #GDSponsored#IND2#LI-MK1
Additional Information:Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  
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