Director, Corporate Infrastructure Engineering - Location Flexible


San Francisco, CA, US / Remote / United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 04/19/2021
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  • Company Address: , San Francisco, CA, 94107

About Dropbox

Dropbox is the world’s first smart workspace that helps people and teams focus on the work that matters. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has 12 offices around the world.

Job Description

Company Description

Dropbox is now a Virtual First company, which means work outside of an office will be the primary experience for all employees. Being Virtual First also means the location of our employees is targeted but flexible. If “Location Flexible” is listed in the job title of a role, the role can be located in any of the states where Dropbox is authorized to do business.** Some roles (including those which do not have “Location Flexible” in the job title), however, may have to be co-located with their teams in certain locations. Please work with your recruiter and your hiring manager to understand any location constraints of a particular role and to communicate your location preferences. **Dropbox is authorized to do business in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Dropbox is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more about where Dropbox is registered.

Dropbox is one place to keep life organized and keep work moving. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has offices around the world. For more information on our mission and products, visit

Team Description

Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.

Role Description

The Director of Corporate Infrastructure Engineering manages a global team of technical experts that design, implement, secure, improve, and maintain the global Network and SRE ecosystem. As the head of this critical function, you’ll have the opportunity to drive and influence the strategy and technical direction of services that directly impact all of Dropbox employees worldwide. This role will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of our end-state architecture road-map across these domains: you will set the direction, pace, and targets for the teams to pursue improvements in our services and drive overall performance.
You have a deep passion for building secure and reliable systems at scale in a dynamic and fast-moving environment. You are passionate about the development of talent and effectively partner with Key Leadership to deliver the right architecture solution across a diverse array of capabilities.


  • Ability to grow and develop an incredible team of hardworking and motivated engineers, and continue to instill a culture centered around development, execution, and accountability.
  • Ensure your team continues to deliver extraordinary output and continuously seeks ways to deliver an outsized impact.
  • Implement as strategy to achieve enterprise availability by creating and maintaining an innovative and stable technology environment, ensuring that business needs are met, issues are resolved in an expedient manner, and root causes are identified.
  • Develop a high-level design for stable Network and AV environments that meet the needs of Dropbox, are shared with partners, and are compliant with current security, privacy, and audit requirements.
  • Lead collaboration efforts with teams across organizational boundaries with a focus on strong partnerships with key partners such as Security, Real Estate, Operations and Site Reliability Engineering.
  • Provide tactical and strategic input for budget, capacity management, team direction.
  • Provide succinct and clear communication and the ability to communicate at all levels of an organization.
  • Leverage automation and orchestration capabilities across the environment and establish process and procedures that promote efficiency, solving day-to-day user problems.
  • Demonstrable ability to plan, coordinate, support, and prioritize work and future requirements with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.


  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • 12 years of related work experience in fast-paced technology environments.
  • 10-12 years in Network engineering or SRE infrastructure.
  • 5-7 years experience managing a Network and/or Infrastructure engineering teams.
  • Seasoned leader with strong technology experience including functional and domain knowledge.
  • Experience leading distributed teams across varying geographies.
  • Broad knowledge of LAN, WAN, Datacenter, AWS, virtual video technologies (e.g., routers, switches, wireless, firewalls, network and routing protocols, SDN, DNS, VoIP and their related traffic patterns).
  • High-level working knowledge of IT infrastructure and technologies (including: operating systems, servers, virtualization, storage, software development, and their related impacts as it pertains to network resources).
  • Extensive knowledge of data network architectures, topologies, hardware, software, transmission and signaling links and protocols.
  • Experience in cloud migration technologies and building resilient networks to support such endeavors.
  • Incident and Change Management (ITIL) - Reporting
  • Agile and Agile transformation
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).

Benefits and Perks

  • Generous company contribution toward individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.