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Front End Engineer


USD 110k-200k/year
1 year ago

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Company Description

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 700 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to design a more enlightened way of working. From our headquarters in San Francisco to eight dedicated Studios and a worldwide team of employees who choose where they work best, our Virtual First approach is leading the way into the future of work.

Team Description

ITS delivers business technology strategy and solutions to our Dropbox business partners so they can work confidently, move fast, and scale effortlessly. We aspire to be the connective tissue to the core business of Dropbox as a partner of choice that accelerates and simplifies outcomes. We source, build and implement the right technology solution, and fit it into exactly the right place so that everything meets the high bar that Dropboxers expect.

Role Description

We are looking for a Front End Engineer with experience working on portal and other marketing technology implementations, with both functional and technical expertise. Functional end will include working with the stakeholders, gathering requirements and understanding the requirements from a functional perspective. Technical end will include understanding configurations, working on project delivery, developing enhancements and supporting the system from a technical perspective.


The Front End Engineer will be responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites, from both design and functional standpoints according to a stakeholders’ specifications. The right candidate will strive to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation. The role will also be responsible for learning new technology as we acquire/build new applications in marketing landscape related to campaign, analytics, SEO and integrations.

  • Build easy-to-use, high-performance websites working with designers, website marketers and other groups

  • Participate in the full development lifecycle, including estimation, design, development, testing, and deployment

  • Review and respond to operational issues, escalating as necessary

  • Support the development of other engineers through mentoring, code review, and knowledge sharing

  • Participate in the design and creation of scalable software solutions for marketing projects

  • Collaborate with other cross functional teams to drive long term strategic projects and OKRs

  • Be comfortable leading small to medium sized projects from inception to delivery

  • Goes the extra mile - Candidate should always be looking to not only check the box but making sure the problems are solved by the root

  • Self Driven - This doesn’t mean working alone but rather keep yourself unblocked. This can mean talking to more senior engineers when necessary or asking for more definition for product

  • Customer Focused - Be an advocate for listening to and learning from customers (both internal and external) in order to better solve their problems. 


In order for a candidate to be extended an offer, they must have all of the following. These will be strictly enforced by the Moderator during the debrief. Please rank in order of importance and write in a verifiable manner. 

  • In depth knowledge of design principals and best practices

  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to express ideas to both technical and non-technical individuals

  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills, decision-making, and problem solving skills

  • Proven experience in portal technologies like AEM (Adobe Experience Manager), DAM (Digital Asset Management) and CMS (Content Management System) is a must

  • Hands on experience in web technologies, including HTML5, CSS, Vanilla Javascript, SQL, React/Angular

  • Working experience with Python would be a plus

  • Development experience in digital marketing areas like Campaign, Email Marketing, Analytics and Data and Personalization would be a plus

  • BS (or higher) in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding, or equivalent technical experience

Total Rewards

At Dropbox, we strive to be a great place for all Dropboxers to grow and be recognized for that growth. This job posting reflects broad requirements, and represents two potential levels of role. Through our assessment process, we will identify your level that ties to compensation based on your experience and technical expertise along with the scope of the role. 

For candidates hired in San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $138,600 - $163,000 - $187,500 if you are assessed at the IC3 level. If you are instead assessed at the IC4 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $164,600 - $193,600 - $222,600. 

For candidates hired in the following locations: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington (outside Seattle metro) and Washington DC metro, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $124,700 - $146,700 - $168,700 if you are assessed at the IC3 level. If you are instead assessed at the IC4 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $148,100 - $174,200 - $200,300. 

For candidates hired in all other US locations, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for this role is currently $110,800 - $130,400 - $150,000 if you are assessed at the IC3 level. If you are instead assessed at the IC4 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is currently $131,700 - $154,900 - $178,100. 

Range(s) is subject to change. Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation. Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. 

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).


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