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Staff Software Engineer, Developer Platform (Backend)

Company: Box
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


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.

By joining Box, you will have the unique opportunity to help capture a majority of this developing market and define what content management looks like for the digital enterprise. Today, Box powers over 98,000 businesses, including 70% of the Fortune 500 who trust Box to manage their content in the cloud.


The Box Platform Services Team is responsible for creating the services and tools for Box Platform for our Developers. We govern, architect, and build the APIs and management tools that enable external developers to quickly create rich and powerful enterprise solutions on the Box Platform. We work in a rapidly iterative environment where we ship new code every day.

If you have a strong passion for crafting powerful and flexible APIs and tools that make the development of 3rd party applications easier, we have a great position for you. We're looking for a seasoned engineer who can take our developer experience to the next level, someone who can dive into the developer experience and deliver impactful improvements that delight our developers and make them much more productive.


  • You'll be working with a team to develop and maintain services and tools for a best-in-class customer development experience
  • You'll be designing and developing new features from the ground up for developers and administrators to create and maintain custom applications
  • You'll be working with other internal teams to help standardize API behaviors across Box


  • You have designed, built, and maintained services for use in production and have fluency with Java and/or PHP
  • You understand concepts around OAuth2, JWT Auth, token management, scopes, permissions, and rate limiting
  • You have experience working with microservices and Kubernetes
  • You often collaborate with engineering and business leaders across organizations and disciplines
  • You have 8+ years of experience as a Software Engineer and an academic background in computer science, a related field, or the equivalent
  • You have implemented solutions based on Box APIs
  • You have led or contributed to open source projects
  • You contribute to developer communities such as Stack Overflow or GitHub



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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Keywords: Box, Redwood City , Staff Software Engineer, Developer Platform (Backend), Other , Redwood City, California

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