Director of Product Management, Mobile 

Product Management | Chicago, Illinois, United States

Director of Product Management, Mobile

  • Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Product Management
  • Full-time

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 30+ billion digitized global historical records, 125+ million family trees, and 22+ 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.

Our mission is to empower journeys of personal discover to enrich lives

Position Overview: Ancestry seeks a talented Director of Mobile Product Management  to join our team. You will lead a team of customer obsessed PM’s and scrum teams managing our suite of mobile applications on both iOS and Android.  This role is responsible for the end-to-end experiences that work as the beating heart of Ancestry’s Family History and DNA products. You will work closely with Product & Technology leadership, Marketing, PR, legal, and customer service to develop and launch the next generation features that help customers discover, craft, and connect around their family story.

What you will do...

  • Define the vision, strategy, and goals  for our mobile applications. In addition, you will build the mobile roadmap and gain organizational alignment while bridging the gap between both business and customer needs.
  • Recruit, mentor, and manage a team of product managers to iterate and execute the roadmap for our mobile products.
  • Collaborate with engineering, design, research, marketing, legal, PR, and customer service to build, test, and launch new features to customers across all our product categories. 

Who you are...

  • 5+ years leadership experience delivering delightful and innovative consumer Internet and/or mobile products.
  • A proven track record of delivering data driven insights and executing at scale (serving millions of customers) through strong partnerships with Design, Research, Engineering, and Analytics.
  • Ability to craft a product strategy and vision, and translating that into an agile & iterative product roadmap.
  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with customers, peers, colleagues, and executives based across various locations both in the US and globally.


  • 401K Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Life & Accident Insurance, 12 Paid Holidays, Flexible Vacation PTO, Sick Leave, Volunteer Time, Employer Perks: Ancestry Subscription and Discounts for Employee, Commuting and Parking Benefits, Ski Passes, Employee Referral, Fitness Reimbursement

  • (Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $122,000/year + eligible for bonus, equity, and comprehensive benefits including health, dental and vision. Read more about our benefits HERE.




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.  

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.

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