Sr. Software Engineer, Messaging

Processing billions of messages a day, the messaging team provides the foundational infrastructure that supports many of Box's core features.  From enhancing the mobile user experience by pushing real-time notifications, to ensuring customers files are indexed for search and converted for preview across our platforms, we enable Box's engineers to build user experiences that delight our customers at every turn.  
As a Sr. Software Engineer, you will play a key role in architecting and developing the next generation of messaging systems at Box.
To learn more about some of the user-facing experiences we power, check out our presentation from @Scale 2015 ( and our product blog (
  • You'll architect and implement distributed messaging services capable of processing billions of messages per day
  • You'll build distributed job management systems to guarantee reliable execution of tasks critical to Box
  • You'll collaborate with other engineers on the team to foster healthy engineering principles and represent our engineering values
  • You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with internal customers from other engineering teams to understand their use-cases and product requirements
  • As a senior member of the team, you'll use both technical and relational skills to lead large-scale projects to completion
  • Experience with messaging systems (Kafka, RabbitMQ, etc.) and NoSQL databases (HBase, Cassandra, BigTable, etc.)
  • Experience coding in Java or Scala
  • Passion for building distributed systems in an asynchronous problem space
  • You strive to do work you're proud of, both technically and in your team interactions
  • You take ownership of your work
  • You enjoy mentoring and coaching more junior engineers. You like being part of a team, and want to inspire others to work with you.
  • 5+ years work experience

About Box: Founded in 2005, Box (NYSE:BOX) is transforming the way people and organizations work so they can achieve their greatest ambitions. As the world's leading enterprise software platform for secure content collaboration, Box helps business of all sizes in every industry securely access and manage their critical information in the cloud. Box is headquartered in Redwood City, CA, with offices across the United States, Europe and Asia. To learn more about Box, visit


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