Technical Program Manager, Strategic Product Initiatives

Company Description
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.

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 Product 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.

The Strategic Product Initiatives Technical Program Management (TPM) team plays a critical role executing high-impact company-wide initiatives and continuously improving processes to increase the effectiveness of our product and engineering organizations.


  • 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.
  • You will 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.
  • You 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.
  • You have 8+ years of Technical Program Management experience in a related industry with a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent years of work experience running technical programs.
  • You have exceptional written and verbal communication, and comfortable presenting in large groups and handling high-pressure communication with senior management.
  • You have experience with managing large cross-functional projects with technical depth.
  • You must have a thorough understanding of software development lifecycle from concept to delivery.
  • You have a proven track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects.
Benefits and Perks
  • 100% company paid 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)
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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