Senior Software Engineer, File System

Box, Toronto, Canada

A Cloud Content Platform for the Digital Age

Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal. 
By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 100,000 businesses, including 67% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud. 
The File System is not just Box's bread and butter. It's a constantly evolving platform for dozens of clients, thousands of customers (most of the Fortune 500s), and millions of users. Box is focused on bringing its vision for the future of content management to the rest of the working world, and the File System is one of the primary conduits for that journey. That's where you come in.
  • Work closely with Engineering Leadership to develop strategies for evolving the platform to its next generation
  • Collaborate with Product Management to help refine requirements and break down complex projects into meaningful shippable units and lead the effort
  • Deliver product features to the business
  • Improve the current code base and infrastructure
  • Model best practices in crafting systems and code with sound architectures, testability, scalability and maintainability
  • Communicate technical ideas and direction across the organization


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of Software Development experience in distributed systems
  • You have experience designing, building, and deploying high quality software
  • You have a passion for building distributed client/server systems at large scale
  • Strong coder with demonstrated proficiency in languages like Java, Scala or C++
  • Bonus points if you have experience using or building high-scale distributed data stores
  • You are excited about solving hard problems using data-driven solutions
  • You act like an owner and strive to do work you're proud of, both technically and in your team interactions
  • Remote friendly


For more information regarding our benefits, please visit our page here

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About Box

Box is an enterprise content management platform that solves simple and complex challenges, from sharing and accessing files on mobile devices to sophisticated business processes like data governance and retention.

Since 2005, Box has made it easier for people to securely share ideas, collaborate and get work done faster. Today, more than 41 million users and 74,000 businesses—including 59% of the Fortune 500—trust Box to manage content in the cloud.

Want to learn more about Box? Visit Box's website.