Software Engineer - Product Security

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.

The Product Security team is responsible for making sure all our products are designed and implemented to the highest security standards. We are looking for engineers who are passionate about security and helping us build features that will protect our users.


  • Design and build systems to hardened our products against attacks, which includes building new frameworks across both web and mobile platform as well as security-related infrastructure
  • Work on new product features to make Dropbox users and data more secure
  • Proactively identify and fix security flaws and vulnerabilities in our software
  • Advise engineers and teams on security issues; you’ll be involved with every aspect of engineering here at Dropbox!


  • B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Strong foundation and in-depth technical knowledge of security engineering, authentication and security protocols and applied cryptography
  • Contributions to the security community is a huge plus
  • Passion for security, and a practical and balanced approach to security issues
  • Independent and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills, on both technical and non-technical issues

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