Technical Program Manager - Location Flexible

San Francisco, CA; Remote - US

Company Description

Dropbox is now a Virtual First company, which means work outside of an office will be the primary experience for all employees. Being Virtual First also means the location of our employees is targeted but flexible. If “Location Flexible” is listed in the job title of a role, the role can be located in any of the states where Dropbox is authorized to do business.** Some roles (including those which do not have “Location Flexible” in the job title), however, may have to be co-located with their teams in certain locations. Please work with your recruiter and your hiring manager to understand any location constraints of a particular role and to communicate your location preferences. **Dropbox is authorized to do business in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Dropbox is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more about where Dropbox is registered.

Dropbox is one place to keep life organized and keep work moving. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has offices around the world. For more information on our mission and products, visit dropbox.com.

Team Description

Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.

Role Description

You will be a Technical Program Manager in the Core Systems organization focused on Dropbox New Businesses and Store. This individual will drive the overall planning effort, write key technical specifications, and partner with key internal engineering teams as well as the product and design organizations in order to drive mission critical products inside Dropbox. You will be a thought leader and champion of the new businesses engineering team while also understanding the best way to integrate into the overall Dropbox engineering lifecycle. You will be able to assess the overall effectiveness of the products from the initial product design to regression and bug level escape in our product releases.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the overall planning effort, write key technical specifications, and partner with key internal engineering teams as well as the product and design organizations in order to drive awareness across all feature teams as well as marketing teams inside Dropbox. 
  • Thought leader and champion of the new businesses team while determining the best way to integrate into the overall Dropbox product suite. 
  • Assess the overall effectiveness of new businesses from the initial product design to regression and bug level escape in our product releases.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience in Technical Program Management field
  • Ability to drive technology based solutions and architecture in partnership with engineering, product and design for new products as well as product growth. 
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities
  • Ability to design and drive scalable process across a medium to large engineering organization
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive alignment amongst disparate stakeholders and hold others accountable for tasks without direct authority
  • Solid planning and project management skills
  • Self-starter, self-motivating - they are proactive about identifying risks, issues and gaps and taking ownership of solving problems
  • They will able to thrive in open / ambiguous environments
  • Proven experience in Agile project management. PSM/CSM certification is a plus.
  • Driving process at scale in medium to large software companies
  • Communication & Relationship building
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).

Benefits and Perks

  • Generous company contribution toward 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)

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