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Director, Mobile & Content Creation Engineering

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At Box, we strive to foster a culture of transparency and inclusiveness, we aim to execute quickly, and we are committed to doing the right thing for our end users. We value leaders who are life-long learners, passionate about continuous improvement for themselves, their teams, and their products.

Box is building a collaboration platform that powers hundreds of thousands of companies around the world. We make it easy to share content, build workflows, edit collaboratively, and much more. We are creating a consumer-centric user experience for the enterprise.

As the Director of Mobile & Content Creation Engineering, you’ll lead two engineering teams that are tightly coupled to delivering Box’s end user vision. Our Mobile Engineering team owns a suite of best-in-class collaboration iOS & Android applications transforming a traditional workforce to be truly mobile. Our Content Creation Engineering team strives to build the world’s best collaborative note-taking product for the desktop, web and mobile platforms.

As their leader, you’ll drive architectural, product and technological decisions for user-facing features that enable our 40+ million users to collaborate effectively. You can help us reimagine the future of content!

Within 1 month, you’ll…

Ramp up on the Box product suite and learn about the business needs of your teams

Become familiar with our front-end web stack (Node.js, React, HTML, CSS) and mobile stacks (iOS/SWIFT & Android/Java)

Begin to build relationships with your managers, leads, and engineers and understand their goals

Within 3 months, you’ll…

Lead the delivery of your first major production feature

Help your team improve their agile execution processes

Hire more epic engineers

Within 6 months, you’ll…

Develop a deep understanding of Box’s long-term business goals and tie in your teams’ objectives & key results

Be a trusted and influential voice beyond the team, communicating effectively with peer engineering groups as well as cross-functional peers in Product, QA, Design and beyond

Develop an ambitious technical roadmap for your teams and align them with your peer engineering teams

Within 12 months, you’ll…

Make significant contributions to Engineering across Box by advancing our major business and technical goals

Make significant strides toward the next step in your career and your team members’ careers

Wonder why you didn’t join Box much earlier

Required Skills

High integrity, team-focused approach with collaboration skills to build tight-knit relationships across Box

Strong technical aptitude and ability to understand application architecture for mobile and web development

Extraordinary organizational and analytical skills

Design thinker with the ability to translate user feedback and behavioral data into requirements

Strong end user empathy and consumer focus

Responsive person with a strong bias for action

Entrepreneurial spirit and a thirst for learning