What is Box?   

Box is the market leader for Cloud Content Management. Our mission is to power how the world works together. Box is partnering with enterprise organizations to accelerate their digital transformation by creating a single platform for secure content management, collaboration, and workflow. We have an amazing opportunity to further establish ourselves as leaders in the space, and we need strong advocates to help us achieve that goal.  

Today, Box powers over 100,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud. Our Warsaw office is an incredibly exciting addition to our EMEA expansion. We're already in London, France, and Germany, and the new Poland location will act as a global engineering and product development hub alongside our headquarters in Redwood City, California.  

Why Box needs you?         
 
Box Search powers content discovery for millions of users and hundreds of billions of documents.  The amount of content our customers are storing within Box is growing at an unprecedented rate.  In turn, browsing through a file tree has become increasingly more difficult, leaving Search as the de facto way for knowledge workers to connect with the content they need, to do critical elements of their jobs.  Search not only powers end user experiences across mobile, desktop, and web but also the applications built by our customers via the Search API.  More internal and external features are being built on top of the Search backend continuously and it is now a critical portion of user facing products and customer built applications, which necessitates the need for a Search Platform.  

The Search Platform is a higher order abstraction of the core Search offering that enables internal teams to build user facing products that leverage Search capabilities that either already exist or must be created to power new features.  Come help us build the foundation of how we approach the Search Platform solution within Box as well as shape the direction of how Search capabilities are applied across multiple Box products.  You will be combining existing Search infrastructure functionality as well as brand new services to deliver a scalable, and easy to use Search Platform. Your passion for building highly scalable distributed systems and cutting edge information retrieval techniques will be the key to the success of Search and enabling the millions of people who use Box on a day to day basis to do their best work. 

 
What You’ll Do?  

As the leader of this team, you will be responsible for driving the strategy and the future direction of the team and in building alignment with the broader engineering and product teams. You will lead the initiatives to build out the Search Platform at Box, which will power products across Box and lead to top line growth within the company. You will hire more epic engineers and will lead a team of highly collaborative and skilled engineers. You will also work closely with other engineering leaders, product managers and other partners to help realize our ambitious goals. You will play a critical role in bridging communication between the US and Poland teams. 

Within 6 months, you'll...  

  • Develop a deep understanding of Box's long-term business goals and tie in your teams' objectives & key results. 
  • Be a trusted and influential voice beyond the team, communicating effectively with peer engineering groups as well as cross-functional peers in Product and Core Platform teams. 
  • Develop an ambitious technical roadmap for your teams and align them with your peer engineering and product teams. 

Within 12 months, you'll...  

  • Make significant contributions to Engineering across Box by advancing our major business and technical goals. 
  • Make significant strides toward the next step in your career and your team members' careers. 

Requirements:  

  • You have 2+ years of experience in building and leading high performing engineering team(s), experience in Search technologies a plus. 
  • You have 8+ years of experience in software engineering 
  • You are an individual with high integrity, team-focused approach with collaboration skills to build tight-knit relationships across Box. 
  • You have demonstrated track record of delivering complex projects on time and have experience working in enterprise-grade production environments. 
  • You are a responsive person with a strong bias for action and strong technical aptitude. 
  • You possess extraordinary organizational and analytical skills. 
  • You have experience building solutions to run on one or more of the public clouds (e.g., AWS, GCP, etc.). 
  • You possess expertise in architecting in one or more of the following: search systems, messaging systems, distributed data stores and NoSQL technologies (e.g., Kafka, Google PubSub, Bigtable, S3, Iceberg, Spanner, etc.). 

 

Equal Opportunity   

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  

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