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Program Manager, Core LT

Company Description

Dropbox is a special place where we are all seeking to fulfill our mission to design a more enlightened way of working. We’re looking for innovative talent to join us on our journey. The words shared by our founders at the start of Dropbox still ring true today. Wouldn’t it be great if our working environment—and the tools we use—were designed with people’s actual needs in mind? Imagine if every minute at work were well spent—if we could focus and spend our time on the things that matter. This is possible, and Dropbox is connecting the dots. The nearly 3,000 Dropboxers around the world have helped make Dropbox a living workspace - the place where people come together and their ideas come to life. Our 700+ million global users have been some of our best salespeople, and they have helped us acquire customers with incredible efficiency. As a result, we reached a billion dollar revenue run rate faster than any software-as-a-service company in history. Dropbox is making the dream of a fulfilling and seamless work life a reality. We hope you’ll join us on the journey.

Team Description

Our Product team advocates for our users and our business, setting the vision for our growing family of products. We use data, research, strategy, and empathy to guide multidisciplinary teams toward a common goal, balancing diverse perspectives and empowering our teams to do great work. As we scale globally, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us and simplify life for millions of people around the world in team that always focuses on we, not I, and creates delightful products that are worthy of trust.

Role Description

As a Program Manager in Core, you will lead strategic programs to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of our Product Development teams.  You will be embedded within our Engineering, Product, and Design (EPD) teams to accelerate and deliver strategic programs.  As a Program Manager, you will leverage your experience to document the vision for the program, create clear work-back plans with measurable milestones, align resources to deliver on those plans, and report on results to cross-functional stakeholders and organization leadership.

This role will have visibility to the senior-most leaders within the organization and you will serve as a connector for individuals from all levels of the organization.  You have experience establishing robust, and repeatable processes which will leave a lasting impact on the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Manage strategic programs from start to end, including documenting the program vision, creating clear work-back plans, aligning cross-functional stakeholders, and reporting on results.
  • Manage and continuously improve Product planning and operational processes and routines
  • Coordinate project-related communications and updates across teams, ensuring everyone is aligned and informed.
  • Monitor project progress and identify potential bottlenecks or issues; propose solutions to keep projects on schedule.
  • Organize and lead cross-functional meetings to review project status, identify roadblocks, and surface key decisions.
  • Facilitate communication between departments, ensuring that all teams have the information they need to meet their responsibilities.
  • Contribute to process improvements by identifying areas for optimization and suggesting new approaches to enhance efficiency.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • 4+ years of project management experience, preferably in a tech or product environment
  • Experience working with Product and Technology teams to improve their operations and a track record of measurable impact helping them execute faster and with higher quality based on your work
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; comfortable collaborating with diverse cross-functional teams.
  • Basic understanding of product development lifecycle.
  • Problem-solving mindset with the ability to adapt to changing priorities and unexpected challenges.
  • Self-motivated and proactive, able to work independently and take ownership of responsibilities.
  • A passion for technology and an eagerness to contribute to the success of innovative products.
  • Bias for Action - you will take on complex problems and programs and will need to aid teams to operate faster and reduce the workload.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in consulting, business operations, project management strongly preferred

  • Previous experience in a SaaS environment

  • Previous experience as a Program Manager, Product Manager or a Technical Program Manager

  • Proficiency in project management tools and software (e.g., JIRA, Airtable, Asana, etc.).

Total Rewards

US Zone 1
$153,000—$207,000 USD
US Zone 2
$137,700—$186,300 USD
US Zone 3
$122,400—$165,600 USD

The range(s) listed above is the expected annual salary/OTE for this role, subject to change.

Dropbox takes a number of factors into account when determining individual starting pay, including job and level they are hired into, location/metropolitan area, skillset, and peer compensation.  We target most new hire offers between the minimum up to the middle of the range.

Salary/OTE is just one component of Dropbox’s total rewards package. All regular employees are also eligible for the corporate bonus program or a sales incentive (target included in OTE) as well as stock in the form of Restricted Stock Units (RSUs).

Dropbox uses the zip code of an employee’s remote work location to determine which metropolitan pay range we use. Current US Zone locations are as follows:
• US Zone 1: San Francisco metro, New York City metro, or Seattle metro
• US Zone 2: Austin (TX) metro, Chicago metro, California (outside SF metro), Colorado, Connecticut (outside NYC metro), Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York (outside NYC metro), Oregon, Pennsylvania (outside NYC or DC metro), Washington DC metro, and West Virginia (DC metro)
• US Zone 3: All other US locations

Dropbox is a Virtual First company and is open to hiring candidates in all authorized locations. However, for this role, the locations posted are preferred.

Benefits

Dropbox is committed to investing in the holistic health and wellbeing of all Dropboxers and their families. Our benefits and perks programs include, but are not limited to: 

  • Competitive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • (US Only) Competitive 401(k) Plan with a generous company match and immediate vesting
  • Flexible Time Off/Paid Time Off, paid holidays, Volunteer time off and more
  • Protection Plans including; Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and Travel benefit plans
  • Perks Allowance to be used on what matters most to you, whether that’s wellness, learning and development, food & groceries, and much more
  • Parental benefits including; Parental Leave, Child and Adult Care, Day Care FSA (US Only), Fertility Benefits (US Only), Adoption and Surrogacy support and Lactation Support  

Mental Health and Wellness benefits Free Dropbox space for your friends and family 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.

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).

Other open positions

Our Product team advocates for our users and our business, setting the vision for our growing family of products. We use data, research, strategy, and empathy to guide multidisciplinary teams toward a common goal, balancing diverse perspectives and empowering our teams to do great work. As we scale globally, there’s plenty of space for you to grow alongside us and simplify life for millions of people around the world in team that always focuses on we, not I, and creates delightful products that are worthy of trust.