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Technical Program Manager

Remote at Dropbox in Canada
Posted on January 22, 2023

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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

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

Dropbox is seeking an exceptional Technical Program Manager to manage multiple programs and projects for the Strategic Programs and Initiatives Team. This is a new, challenging, and highly visible position. SPI TPMs are responsible for much of the heavy lifting on projects to ensure that our large scale projects are run efficiently and effectively.


You will be responsible for identifying stakeholders, driving to set roadmaps and strategies for the program, driving delivery, reporting status, and holding the bar on product quality. At Dropbox, TPMs handle complex inter-team dependencies and bridge the gaps in technical management.

You will need to work with many different domain resources from Product Managers, Engineers, Engineering Managers, UX Designers, Product Marketing, User Researchers, Product Analysts, Growth, Legal, etc.

Successful candidates will have a strong technical background, be detail driven and have excellent problem-solving abilities. You will have a deep understanding of product design and implementation details and will successfully represent the technical team to senior leadership and customers. Your technical acumen and operational excellence will influence the team decisions and drive secure and robust solutions which have great customer experience.


5+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent years of work experience running technical programs

Exceptional written and verbal communication, and comfortable presenting in large groups and handling high-pressure communication with senior management

Experience with managing large cross-functional projects with technical depth

Must have a thorough understanding of software development lifecycle from concept to delivery

Proven track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects

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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