Software Engineer - Mobile

Engineering - Product Team | Seattle, WA

Software Engineer - Mobile 

Engineering - Product Team | Seattle, WA

Dropbox simplifies the way people work together. Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. As we scale our global brand, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us and simplify life for millions of people globally. 
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 that people can get back to living and doing their best work.
Dropbox Seattle is a tiny but rapidly expanding engineering office currently working across iOS, Android, desktop, payments, and photos. As an early member of Dropbox Seattle Engineering, you’ll have the unique opportunity to build critical product features and infrastructure while shaping the direction of the team and the office. Find out how you can help below. 

Your role and impact

The Dropbox Mobile team is passionate about innovation within the Dropbox apps, constantly improving both the technical foundation and the user interface. We're passionate about developing scalable, well-designed software that improves people’s lives globally. We invite you to join our extraordinary team and build your career and the future of Dropbox!


  • Work alongside a premier multi-functional team to build delightful products and experiences for hundreds of millions of people
  • Designing, building and launching new features for Dropbox on iOS and/or Android
  • Re-architecting and maintaining existing features
  • Increasing conversions from free => paid users
  • Making foundational improvements to our infrastructure
  • Building backend systems that scale
  • Shape the direction of future mobile products at Dropbox


  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer building products on mobile or backend
  • A college degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or a related field, including a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
  • Android, iOS or Windows Phone experience is preferred
  • You enjoy the challenges of building data intensive, highly responsive, and fault tolerant apps in the constrained environment of a smartphone
  • You have a willingness to buck the trends and learn new approaches to build software. We're always devising faster and more effective ways to build.
  • Experience with distributed systems a plus
  • Experience with building accessible products a 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
  • Extremely 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 people feel supported and connected at work. Groups like Women at Dropbox, Latin@s, Black Dropboxers, and Pridebox (for LGBTQ employees and allies) are a big part of that effort. 

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