Role and Team
As an engineer on Enterprise Tasks and Automations team, you'll be joining a fast-paced, full-stack team in one of the critical areas of Box. We are building new tools and APIs to help users get their work done faster in Box. You will work across teams to lead design and implementation of components that power mission-critical use cases for our customers.
The specific products and services we currently support include:
Automations allows users to create conditional actions for user activity in Box, such as assigning a task when a file is uploaded
Trigger Service the back-end orchestration layer for Box events
Tasks allows users to assign and manage tasks to get their work done within Box
Task Service the back-end service that allows for management of Task objects
For more information about Box Tasks and Automations, check out the announcement (https://youtu.be/snGRvi2bDjA) and demo (https://youtu.be/Qf1rVZ8BLcg) from BoxWorks on August 29th, 2018.
You can also read about the BoxWorks announcement here (scroll to the section titled "Streamlining collaborative work with Box Tasks and Automations"): https://blog.box.com/blog/boxworks-2018-intelligence-automation-digital-business
Why Box needs you
As a technical and inspiring leader, you will work across organizational and team boundaries in order to drive decisions that align with the future architecture, product, and business goals. You will lead significant technology initiatives from inception to successful deployment, across multiple layers of architecture. We'll look for you to provide perspective on leading industry trends, recommendations on new and emerging technologies, thought leadership on code quality, and engineering process improvements. You will innovate alongside other senior members of our staff on our road to excellence.
Why you need Box
The Box engineering team provides a unique combination of technical challenges around scale and robustness. As part of the Enterprise Backend team, you will help drive the product and technical vision as well as deliver critical features that generate revenue for the company through enterprise engagement as well as an add-on SKU. You will have an opportunity to design and release new services and integrate with existing systems across Box.
What you'll be responsible for
You'll develop high-quality code
You'll architect and implement new components in back-end services, in support of Tasks and Automations
You'll work with modern containerization technologies like Docker and Kubernetes
You'll collaborate with other engineers on the team to foster solid engineering principles and represent our engineering values
As a senior member of the team, you'll use both technical and relational skills to lead large-scale projects to completion
Who you are
You possess strong knowledge of algorithms, data structures, software design principles, and object-oriented programming
You love building distributed, client/server systems, especially in the web application space
You have experience with building and maintaining REST APIs
You have a deep understanding of multi-threaded programming
You are passionate about solving hard problems using data-driven solutions
You act like an owner and strive to do work you're proud of, both technically and in your team interactions
You are able to inspire other people to work with you, and you enjoy mentoring and coaching more junior engineers
You like to have lots of fun with a great team, while working on challenging problems
You have 5+ years of experience and a proven track record in building scalable distributed systems
You have a BS/MS/Ph.D. in a related engineering field or equivalent experience
Virtualization/container abstractions and orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker, etc.)
Working knowledge of large-scale workflow systems
Contributions to developer communities like StackOverflow and GitHub
Working on a Scrum team, following Agile Software Development Methodology
See "Security: Access Controls and Visibility" and "Security: Governance and Compliance" spaces in the Box Overview https://www.box.com/products-and-features
Governance & Compliance: https://www.box.com/security/governance-and-compliance
IT & Admin Controls: https://www.box.com/security/it-admin-controls
Legal Holds Launch Post: https://blog.box.com/blog/legal-holds-now-available-box-governance-customers/
Box Tasks and Automations BoxWorks18 announcement: https://youtu.be/snGRvi2bDjA
Box Tasks and Automations BoxWorks18 demo: https://youtu.be/Qf1rVZ8BLcg
Streamlining collaborative work with Box Tasks and Automations: https://blog.box.com/blog/boxworks-2018-intelligence-automation-digital-business
Tech Blog: https://blog.box.com/blog/category/engineering
Open Source Projects: http://opensource.box.com/
Developer Platform: https://developer.box.com/
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.
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