New York, NY, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States



Infrastructure SF

Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States


501+ people


333 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA, 94107, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Rust
  • Hadoop

Role Description

Role Description Site Reliability Engineers are mission-critical for Dropbox success. The SRE team has major impact inside of Dropbox engineering through optimizing web services and building our in-house multi-exabyte storage system, Magic Pocket. Check out the Dropbox Tech Blog to learn more! The Site Reliability Team consists of hybrid systems and software engineers who are responsible and take ownership for management of large scale infrastructure while improving reliability and automation. SREs are integrated within the infrastructure team, and we're looking for engineers who want to be a part of developing infrastructure software, maintaining it, and scaling it. You will be part of a small family within Dropbox that has a huge impact on the world. Responsibilities You will build scalable infrastructure to manage metadata for hundreds of billions of files, hundreds of petabytes of user data, and millions of concurrent connections You will design the systems and processes that Dropbox engineers use to manage and deploy their software into production You will automate the server provisioning process to reduce the labor of our networking engineering and datacenter operations teams. Once we plug a new server in, it walks itself through all aspects of provisioning to join the fleet without any human involvement You are expected to bring a voice to the table and partner 100% with the rest of engineering, working together to come up with solutions that meet the needs of the business You will minimize risk of reliability related failure outcomes as pertaining to durability, availability, performance, and correctness Requirements BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience Experience with algorithms, data structures, complexity analysis and software development Ability to diagnose technical problems, debug code, and automate routine tasks Analytical approach coupled with solid communication skills and a sense of ownership

About Dropbox

Dropbox is a modern workspace designed to reduce busywork—so you can focus on the things that matter. Dropbox brings your files together, in one central place. They’re easy to find and safely synced across all your devices—so you can access them anytime, anywhere. No more wasting the day tracking down work.

We're built for creative collaboration. Share a big file—PowerPoint, Photoshop, Sketch—with anyone. You’ve all got the right version, and everybody’s on the same page. Finally.

Currently we have over 500 million people around the world as registered users & growing!

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