Staff Software Engineer

Silicon Valley, CA, United States



Storage/Uploads & Downloads

Role Location

  • Silicon Valley, CA, United States


501+ people


900 Jefferson Ave
Redwood City, CA, 94063, US

Tech Stack

  • Java
  • Node.js
  • JavaScript
  • Scala
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Hadoop
  • Redis
  • AWS
  • AWS Lambda
  • Google Cloud
  • Windows Azure
  • Terraform
  • Kafka
  • ML
  • React

Role Description

Our Mission: Provide the most secure, durable and scalable service to store and serve our customers’ files.

As a Software Engineer on the Uploads and Downloads team, you will have the chance to define the next generation of backend services used by thousands of businesses from your neighborhood corner store all the way up to Fortune 500 companies to securely transfer millions of files, daily. This team is responsible for creating a new scalable, distributed, and highly available upload and downloads service that impacts over 40 million users!


  • Design and implement core back-end software components that scale to transferring exabytes of user data while handling tens of thousands of concurrent connections

  • You’ll build globally distributed services moving petabytes of data

  • You’ll measure and optimize, and help build the industry’s fastest and most reliable file transfer technology

  • You’ll collaborate with other engineers on the team to cultivate solid engineering principles and represent our engineering values

  • As a senior member of our team, you’ll use both technical and relational skills to lead large scale projects to completion

  • You will cross-collaborate with other engineering organizations to influence and help us work together towards improvement across scrum teams

  • You will identify the most efficient acceleration services and build infrastructure to increase performance, scalability, and the most optimal user experience


  • You love building distributed, client/server systems, especially in the web application space

  • You are passionate about solving hard problems using data-driven solutions

  • You act like an owner and aspire to do work you’re proud of, both technically and in your team interactions

  • You are able to inspire other people to work with you, and you love mentoring and coaching more junior engineers

  • Deep understanding of the network stack, TCP/IP and HTTP protocol

About Box: Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE:BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As the world’s leading enterprise software platform for secure content collaboration, Box helps business of all sizes in every industry securely access and manage their critical information in the cloud. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit

About Box

Companies all over the world are modernizing the way they work. Box is the leader in enterprise-grade cloud content management.

Company Culture

The best culture in Silicon Valley, hands down. Come by an sit in our lobby, watch the way the receptionist greets people, and the way folks talk to each other. You'll get a clear picture of how we are different right away.

Interested in this role?
Skip straight to final-round interviews by applying through Triplebyte.