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Dropbox Overview

San Francisco, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Dropbox simplifies the way people work together. Hundreds of millions of people around the world use Dropbox to work the way they want, on any device, wherever they go. With 200,000 businesses on Dropbox Business, we’re transforming everyday workflows and entire ... Read more

Mission: Simplify the way people work together.

The way people work together today is complicated. But at Dropbox, we think it should be simple. That’s why we’re building the world’s simplest, most powerful collaboration ... Read more

Company Updates

  • It’s our first year on Fortune Magazine & Great Places to Work’s list of Top #100BestCos and we came in at #64! Huge thanks to our employees, we couldn’t be more excited! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ7T7


    Dropbox is #64 on the 2017 Fortune 500 list. Find the latest news, stock prices and financial information for Dropbox on Fortune.com.

  • Special thanks to our employees for helping us rank #17 on Fortune Magazine's 2018 #BestWorkplaces for Technology List! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ7Tj


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Dropbox – Why Work For Us?

We believe technology should get out of the way, so there’s no limit to what people can do together. We’re a thoughtful, tightly-knit team that’s committed to realizing ambitious ideas. We’re making "user friendly" meet "enterprise ready" across the world, and the best is still to come.

Today, over 500 million people and 150,000 businesses across every continent rely on Dropbox to get stuff done. We started out in San Francisco, and now we're setting up shop worldwide to get closer to our users. From Austin to Dublin, each office sports the same magic that makes Dropbox unique, remixed with local flavor.

So 'Why Dropbox?': In addition to all of our awesome benefits and perks, we believe the impact you can make across the world is the greatest perk to working here.  Just one example is how Dropbox was able to help Children's Miracle Network Hospitals boost fundraising. The impact our users are making around the world inspire us to do our best work every day. Consider joining our team and be inspired to do the best work of your career! 

Engineering at Dropbox

Our engineering team is architecting a home for life—a growing family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people and businesses around the world. Dropbox engineers get to the core of challenging technical problems, mixing head and heart to get to experiences that just work. With such a broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact. 

Meet our engineering team


Andrew Fong on tackling the full stack

For the past two years, Andrew’s been building out the Dropbox site reliability team. The team has grown dramatically — not only in size but in perspective — since he started.

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An interview with Genevieve Sheehan 

Genevieve brainstorms product enhancements alongside a team of developers. She focuses on the creation of products that matter to businesses as a whole while also making sure to take care of individual users.

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Mike Lyons on building a product for family and friends

Dropbox users are at the forefront of Mike’s mind as he works to make the product run smoothly.

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An interview with supply chain manager Michele Sordal

Michele Sordal joined Dropbox a year ago to build the supply chain team from scratch. Here she shares her career path, her experience balancing family and career, and what she looks for in building her team.

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As we continue to build the best place to create, share, and work with others, there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow with us -- we'd love to hear from you! Join our team today. 

Engineering Internship and New Grad Opportunities at Dropbox

Our engineering team architects the products that handle over a billion files a day for people and businesses around the world, and Dropbox interns and new grads tackle the same technical challenges as our experienced engineers. As our VP of Engineering, Aditya Agarwal said, "I have one philosophy when it comes to intern projects: Don't give them intern projects." 

Meet our Engineering new grads and interns


Jacob Hurwitz on seeking variety in engineering

Engineer and recent MIT graduate Jacob Hurwitz finds opportunity to work across platforms and languages at Dropbox

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 Mariam Kobiashvili on transitioning from theory to practice

 As an intern at Dropbox, Mariam Kobiashvili discovered a love for building products

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Adam Faulkner on moving forward

A graduate of University of Texas at Austin, Adam Faulkner shares his Dropbox internship experience before joining full time as a new grad. 

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As we continue to build the best place to create, share, and work with others, there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow with us -- we'd love to hear from you! Join our team today. 


Our global Enterprise Sales, Channel, and Customer Experience teams are helping companies around the world use the power of Dropbox Business and Dropbox Enterprise to work smarter. These collaborative and empathetic teams are focused on understanding what businesses need so they can unlock new markets across the globe.

Meet our sales team

Peter Ahn on putting the client first

After joining the Dropbox sales team in San Francisco, Peter moved to New York to start a new sales team and be closer to his clients.

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Leslie Kurkjian on building teams

 Dropbox sales lead Leslie shares what she’s learned from scaling teams fast.



Kevin Nothnagel on finding a great product and team

Account executive Kevin shares what brought him to Dropbox Austin.

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As we continue to build the best place to create, share, and work with others, there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow with us -- we'd love to hear from you! Join our team today. 

Marketing at Dropbox

Our marketing team sets product positioning and strategy, manages product launches, and gathers customer insights. The team is responsible for maximizing our products' potential, in order to delight our users and help Dropbox grow. Marketing partners with teams across the company, including Product, Sales, and Engineering.

Meet our marketing team

Helen Min on people-centered marketing

Enterprise marketing team lead Helen Min explains how Dropbox crafts communications that put people first.




Xabier Ormazabal on seeking new and diverse markets

As head of EMEA marketing at Dropbox, Xabier helps fuel international expansion and tailors programs to local markets.

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Sheila Vashee on finding her dream job

Dropbox’s product marketing lead shares her path from investment banking and corporate strategy to launching new products.

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As we continue to build the best place to create, share, and work with others, there are plenty of opportunities for you to grow with us -- we'd love to hear from you! Join our team today. 

Dropbox Reviews

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  • "Great culture"

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    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager in San Francisco, CA
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    I have been working at Dropbox full-time (More than 5 years)


    - great for parents
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    - growing pains have been a persistent challenge

    Advice to Management

    Maintain the great culture and keep up the good work!

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Dropbox Photos

Dropbox photo of: Kate Rudolph, Dropbox Engineer, leading interns during Summer Hack Day 2015
Dropbox photo of: Our Dublin office
Dropbox photo of: The lobby at HQ in San Francisco
Dropbox photo of: Hack Week 2017 at Dropbox NYC
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Dropbox Interviews



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    Program Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Francisco, CA
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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Dropbox (San Francisco, CA).


    I had a phone screen with a recruiter and was invited to an onsite to meet with the hiring manager. After meeting with the hiring manager I was invited back to meet with additional members of the team. On the day of my final interview I met with a few team members over video conference and in person. I found the interview questions to be very generic and presented as if the interview panelists had very little experience in conducting interviews, making it difficult to drive conversation and learn more about how I could help resolve issues within their team. When asking questions for more insight into specifics, they offered very vague answers or couldn’t provide answers as they were not directly tied to the projects I would be working on and suggested I save those questions for the one panelist who I would actually work with day to day in the role.

    I also found scheduling interviews over the lunch period to be a huge distraction. One panelist entered my room holding a plate of chicken wings, refused to shake my hand, and proceeded to eat throughout the entire interview, staring down at her plate as she asked me 1-2 questions. I found her to be disengaged from the process and very disrespected as a candidate. After completing my final interview my recruiter contacted me for feedback and agreed to set up additional time with another member of the organization that I would work with more day to day to get more insight into the role, but ultimately fell through on this, and after a couple of weeks of awaiting to hear back from her after sending a follow up email, I finally received a rejection notice from the recruiter. Despite offering to set up time to discuss feedback if I desired, after requesting a brief phone meeting to learn more about the decision, she never returned my email.

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Dropbox Awards & Accolades

  • Founder of the Year Crunchie, Tech Crunch, 2014
  • The 25 Best Workplaces in the Bay Area, Fortune, 2017
  • The 50 Best Workplaces for Diverstiy, Fortune, 2016
  • 10 Best Workplaces for Asian-Americans, Fortune, 2016
  • The 50 Best Companies to Work for in Chicago, Fortune, 2017
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