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Senior Software Engineer

Dropbox, Seattle, WA

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Role Description

Our Engineering team is architecting a family of products that handle over a billion files a day. We take on the complexities of technology that affect everyday life, so people can get back to living and doing their best work.
The heart of Dropbox is engineering; the heart of our engineering team are our Senior Engineers, who set the tone and pace of engineering at Dropbox. Senior Engineers work at a cross-team or cross-engineering scope, driving impact felt by hundreds of Dropboxers and millions of customers. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will contribute in a multitude of ways, from architecting phenomenal systems, creating and encouraging good software development practices, driving strategic technical improvements, and mentoring other engineers.
Dropbox is a unique opportunity to work with best-in-class engineers on very large engineering problems, but in an environment with small teams and abundant opportunities for personal impact and growth.

Responsibilities

  • You will ensure your team delivers extraordinary output
  • You will continuously seek ways to make a substantial impact
  • You will set direction for the team and help guide engineering vision
  • You will architect important systems and anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via thoughtful long-term planning
  • You will write code as we expect our technical leadership to be in the trenches alongside junior engineers, understanding root causes and leading by example
  • You will mentor engineers, both junior and senior
  • You will own relationships with other engineering teams and collaborate with other functions within Dropbox

Requirements

  • BS (or higher, e.g., MS, or PhD) in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience
  • 9+ years of professional software development experience
  • Solid CS fundamentals with experience across a range of disciplines, with one or more area of deep knowledge and experience
  • Proven track record of senior technical leadership at a company with a strong engineering culture
  • Experience setting technical strategy for a large or important company initiative
  • Strong knowledge of shipping impactful and complex software projects
  • Ability to set technical and cultural standards for engineers

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.

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