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As a Sr. Platform Engineer, you will be one of the initial members of a new team to take our platform to the next level. We'll be exploring using state of the art technologies to provide an amazing experience to developers and users of box alike. You'll be able to discuss NoSQL database pros and cons while also deciding how to make the real-time web accessible to our developers. You should be able to draw out the oauth dance, and get excited about how to make that as transparent to a developer as possible. You should be excited about the mobile revolution and how the box platform can be leveraged to make data highly accessible and highly secure as well. In short, small team, amazing impact, high visibility, and new technologies with lots of coding. This should be any developers dream!

Responsibilities may include:

  • Key design and implementation decisions for our platform.Quickly building prototypes to prove out initial concepts.
  • Architecting long lasting designs and building scalable systems.
  • Evangelizing good code and solid engineering practices.
  • Interfacing with our developer community at a deep technical level to vet and brainstorm ideas.
  • Acting as a leader in the group, guiding junior members, delegating responsibilities and helping to solve technical issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated expertise in building distributed, client/server systems especially in the web application space.
  • Very strong communication skills to engage with other engineering teams, as well as developers.
  • Innovative mindset – we are in uncharted space and need novel solutions to build out the cloud.
  • Highly productive coder, self-starter and self-motivated.
  • 4-year degree from a top-notch Computer Science or comparable program.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated expertise on web technologies like RDBMS, NoSQL, JS, NodeJS, Oauth2, OpenId.
  • 5+ years of professional web-based software development experience with an emphasis on building great platforms.

To apply, visit https://cloud.box.com/about-us/careers/open-positions/?jvi=o4zMWfw5,Job

About Box:

We have over 10 million users, serve 92% of the Fortune 500, and have more than 13,000 developers building apps on our APIs. Box is on iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows Phone, and integrates with partner such as Google Apps, NetSuite and Salesforce. We’re privately held and have raised over $287 million from top tier VCs, including Andreessen Horowitz, Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Emergence Capital Partners, General Atlantic, Meritech Capital Partners, NEA, Scale Venture Partners, and U.S. Venture Partners. Additionally, we were recently named 18th on Forbes' list of America’s 100 Most Promising Companies, ranked 2nd Best Place to Work within Mid-Sized Bay Area Companies by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, and 4th on the San Francisco Business Times' list of Fastest Growing Private Companies.

Software Engineer, Platform at Box




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Los Altos, CA, USA




Nov 09, 2012