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Software Development Engineer Intern in Test (Summer 2023)

Company Description

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 700 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to design a more enlightened way of working. From our headquarters in San Francisco to eight dedicated Studios and a worldwide team of employees who choose where they work best, our Virtual First approach is leading the way into the future of work.

Team Description

Our mission is to engage and hire the emerging talent that will shape the future of Dropbox. Learn about our internships here!

Role Description

As a Software Development in Test Intern on the Mobile Quality Engineering team, you will play a crucial role in tackling challenging technical QE-related opportunities that will have direct impact on the productivity of our iOS and Android developers. Working alongside Senior Quality Engineers and Senior SDET’s, you will have the unique experience of understanding our release process and the crucial role that the QE department plays in streamlining the testing that supports each product release.  


  • Working closely with Quality Engineering and cross-functional partners to track leading risk indicators (ex: scalability, reliability, consistency, performance) during the SDLC and advocating for strategic data tracking (alerting/monitoring/logging) during development.
  • Setting up, expanding, and maintaining test automation frameworks used to verify Dropbox’s iOS and Android applications, and building and automating test scenarios and acceptance tests.


  • Currently pursuing a BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related technical field involving  coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience (graduating in/after Dec 2023)
  • Clear understanding of Quality Engineering best practices
  • Experience developing basic scripts (ex: command line), automation scripts, simple test tool development
  • Basic understanding of automation frameworks, test infrastructure
  • Basic understanding of CI/CD pipelines and supporting tools (ex: Jenkins)
  • Python development/scripting experience
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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Our mission is to engage and hire the emerging talent that will shape the future of Dropbox. Learn about our internships here!