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Staff Product Manager, Desktop Experience

Dropbox is a Virtual First company. For this role, we are currently only authorized to hire candidates from the following provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan.

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

Desktop is a critical investment area for Dropbox’s long-term growth. It is the platform with the highest, most frequent engagement and it is a critical lever for activation and conversion. 

The Desktop Experience area is responsible for users’ end-to-end experience on desktop. This team serves millions of users and is focused on ensuring that users are able to access their most critical content. You’ll be responsible for balancing technical, OS, and Dropbox constraints to build simple and intuitive user experiences. You’ll ensure that friction is removed from all desktop experiences - it really is the magic of Dropbox. 

As a Staff Product Manager on Desktop Experience, you’ll be responsible for leading Dropbox’s business outcomes by delivering high value to our largest, most engaged user base. Success in this role will create both better business outcomes and better customer outcomes. This work will be extremely results- and metrics-oriented, will have high levels of visibility, and strong collaboration with our Platform team. 

Responsibilities

  • Define and evangelize company-level product vision, strategy and roadmaps that will transform how our customers use our Desktop product on the day to day.
  • Lead and guide product direction for a cross-functional team of engineering, design, analytics, marketers, sales, and platform partners. 
  • Engage and cultivate relationships with partners across Dropbox to influence shared cross-team directions and manage risks or trade-offs. Communicate clearly and crisply with leadership stakeholders and drive alignment across multiple teams and organizations through formal operational processes and in scrappy ways.
  • Become an expert in the Dropbox Desktop customer. You will identify customer needs and business opportunities through a combination of user research, collecting feedback from cross-functional teammates, diving into data, and competitive analysis.
  • You’ll own complex features and experiments end-to-end, including defining product specs, driving cross-company execution, making thoughtful product decisions along the way, and sharing insights and results throughout the company.
  • Become an expert on Dropbox’s growth engine - understanding how to improve key funnels and flywheels. 

Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience delivering highly successful and innovative software products. 
  • High product craft and technical acumen; expert in balancing user and business impact.
  • Shipped creative and highly successful self-serve products in B2B or consumer tech; involved in end-to-end product process from conceptualizing, building, shipping and scaling products on web, desktop, or mobile clients. 
  • Comfort in ambiguity: You can turn ambiguous problems and big ideas into a roadmap of features, experiments, and research with minimal guidance.
  • Deeply understand how your products work and how to measure short- and long-term success. You know every step of the user funnel. You can design, run, and interpret experiments and A/B tests.
  • Build a portfolio of experiments and multi-cycle strategy. You are as comfortable white boarding a completely new experience as you are optimizing an existing flow.
  • Build consensus and listen well, but can also drive hard decisions. You push the pace. You take blame and pass the praise. 
  • Excels at communicating with team, partners, and executives with clarity, salience, and urgency. Proactively managing upwards.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background working with Desktop Clients
  • Background in Computer Science, or similar

Total Rewards

Canada Pay Range
$177,700—$240,300 CAD

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

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).

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*
  • Retirement Savings through a defined contribution pension or savings plan**
  • Dropbox provides a Flexible PTO Policy in addition to your statutory holidays allowing you to unplug, unwind, and refresh
  • Dropbox also provides exclusive additional paid time off for all FTE employees across the Globe, in addition to any relevant statutory holidays
  • Protection Plans including Life and Disability Insurance*
  • A 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, Fertility Benefits, Adoptions and Surrogacy support, and Lactation support 

Additional benefits details are available upon request.
 
*Where group plans are not available, allowances are provided
**Benefit, amount, and type are dependent on geographical location, based upon applicable law or company policy

 

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 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.