Software Engineer - Android

Engineering Team | San Francisco, CA

Dropbox is the home for your most important stuff—now we're bringing it to life with a growing family of products. As we scale our global brand, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us while simplifying the lives of millions of people around the world.

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 makes your stuff always available to you, and these days that means accessible on your phone. We pride ourselves on building powerful apps that push the limits of what's possible on a mobile device to deliver fast, simple, and invaluable experiences to our users. Our mobile products range from Dropbox, an essential app in the Android ecosystem, to Mailbox and Carousel, two younger products that are beginning to make headway in solving email overload and photo management for the masses. There are opportunities to contribute to all of these projects as well as future mobile endeavors in the Dropbox family.

The Mobile team is focused on innovation within the Dropbox app, constantly improving both the technical foundation and the user interface. We're passionate about developing scalable, well-designed software that enhances people’s lives globally. Join our world-class team and help build the future of Dropbox!


  • Drive new features for Dropbox, Carousel or Mailbox from end to end though prototyping, validation, implementation, launch, and further iteration
  • Work alongside a world-class cross-functional team to build delightful products and experiences for millions
  • Shape the direction of future mobile products at Dropbox


  • Strong software engineering background
  • Enjoy the challenges of building data intensive, highly responsive, and fault tolerant apps in the constrained environment of a smartphone
  • Willingness to buck the trends and learn new ways to build software. We're always devising faster and more effective ways to build
  • Some Android experience is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with building accessible products is a plus

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