Senior Software Engineer

Posted 14 Apr 2020


New York IT Jobs (Software Engineer Jobs)

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


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
5+ 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)

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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