Software Engineer, Desktop UI Platform - Seattle

Dropbox, Seattle, WA

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Role Description

The Desktop UI platform is at the heart of the Dropbox experience. We build the framework and components that our applications rely on to run on our customers’ desktops. These building blocks are secure, robust, delightful, and seamlessly integrated with the host operating system, enabling our customers to keep in their creative flow when sharing and collaborating with others.


  • Tackle tough engineering and product problems at the heart of the Dropbox mission
  • Create new ideas with our Product and Design teams to continuously improve on the experience
  • Build cross-platform desktop client features and infrastructure
  • Take full ownership of projects from design to implementation and deployment
  • Integrate the Dropbox experience seamlessly in with Mac and Windows.
  • Enable our users to store and share billions of memories on Dropbox, and make these experiences delightful, from our mobile photo uploaders and web albums to a host of exciting features that will launch over the next few months


  • You have 5+ years of work related industry experience, in addition to strong engineering skills and software fundamentals
  • Eagerness to educate and collaborate with others
  • Enthusiasm for creating features and infrastructure on all desktop operating systems
  • Ability to maximize code-sharing across platforms while achieving a native-feeling experience
  • Expertise in Windows or OS X platforms with knowledge of system internals is a huge plus

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)


About Dropbox

Dropbox simplifies the way people work together. 500 million registered users around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. With 150,000 businesses on Dropbox Business, we’re transforming everyday workflows and entire industries.

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