Software Engineer - Product Anti-Abuse

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 and simplify life for 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.

Our users store their most important and private stuff in our products because they trust us and our brand. The Product Anti-Abuse team is responsible for maintaining that trust. It ensures online safety by fighting abuse such as spam and malware across all our products. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about building systems to prevent abuse and protect our users and brand.


  • Analyze potential abuse cases and build solutions to prevent them
  • Build infrastructure to detect abuse in real-time
  • Work closely with the product team to prevent loopholes that can lead to abuse


  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong foundation and in-depth technical knowledge of various abuse mitigation strategies
  • Background in data analysis is a plus
  • Independent and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, on both technical and non-technical issues
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