Sr. Software Engineer, Front End, Growth

Are you an engineer with passion for product design and curiosity about user behavior? Are you eager to discover ways to have a direct impact on company goals? Wondering if your idea could drive 50%, 100%, or even 200% growth in user activity? The work the Box Growth team has put forth in last few months has doubled our organic growth rate, and we are just getting started!
 
Box Growth team is chartered to engage more users by helping them discover and integrate our world-class tools into their business processes. Our goal is to deliver the best possible experience to Box users through experimentation, rapid iteration of new ideas, and rigorous analysis of experiment results (read: we love data!). We continually seek new ways to improve how 40 million+ people and 85000 enterprises work together every single day.
 
Who you are 
  • You are proficient in Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • You have experience with at least one modern front-end framework such as React or Angular
  • You're proficient in at least one server-side language (e.g. PHP, Python, Ruby, C#, Java, server-side Javascript, etc.)
  • Experience with building and maintaining REST APIs
  • You have 4+ years of experience as a software engineer
  • Most importantly, you like to have lots of fun with a great team, while working on challenging problems.
 
Why the Growth team needs you
As a Sr Full-Stack Engineer on the Growth team, you will join a highly collaborative team, rapidly iterating and experimenting to deliver the best user experience for our users. While pursuing technical challenges, you will also keep a 10,000 foot view of both user behavior and business goals. We especially need an engineer who can step into the user's shoes at every part of their journey and see the product as they see it.
  
Why you need Box
In addition to facing the challenges of rapidly iterative software development on a world-class cloud content management platform, you will have tremendous insight into the impact of your work on both the business and end users. This is a chance to step beyond just writing code to meet technical specs. You'll also be helping craft the culture of experimentation and product development at Box.
 
Within 1 week, you'll...
  • Make your first change to production. 
  • Begin learning about the Box ecosystem of products and the unique needs and concerns of our customers. 
 
Within 1 month, you'll... 
  • Become proficient with the codebase and stack (React, PHP, HTML, CSS).
  • Develop and release your first experiment using our in-house A/B testing platform.
  • Dive with the team into the results of previous experiments to identify what worked, what didn't, and plan followup actions.
 
Within 3 months, you'll...
  • Collaborate with application teams across the company to identify new growth opportunities, brainstorm hypotheses, and design and implement experiments.
  • Work with your manager to set actionable career goals.
 
Within 6 months, you'll... 
  • Host brownbag sessions for your peers, focused on topics that interest you.
  • Meet actual customers to learn how they actually use Box, and use insights gained to help design the next round of experiments.
  • Pair with other software engineers to identify, plan, and execute on improvements to our testing and analytics infrastructure.
 
Within 12 months, you'll... 
  • Be an evangelist for A/B testing at Box, advising teams on how to formulate testable hypotheses and conduct objectively fair experiments.
  • Make significant progress toward the next phase of your career.
 
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 team members who are life-long learners, passionate about continuous improvement for themselves and for the team around them.

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