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Engineering Manager II

BoxFull-time$110k - $270k*Warsaw, PolandJan 26, 2024
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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. 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 100,000+ businesses, including many top Fortune 500 companies, who trust our secure collaboration platform to manage the entire content lifecycle. 

Our Warsaw office is an incredibly exciting addition to our EMEA expansion. We're already in the UK, France, and Germany, and the new Poland location is a global engineering and product development hub alongside our headquarters in Redwood City, California.

Why Box needs you

Box is looking for visionary technical leaders for our engineering teams in Warsaw, who will lead, inspire, and mentor engineers, while bridging communication between the US and Poland engineering hubs, and fostering a positive and collaborative work environment. The engineering manager role at Box involves spearheading significant technology initiatives, overseeing the entire lifecycle of projects across multiple architectural layers. Your knowledge can be vital for improving Box product and solving exciting challenges related to Cloud Content Management.

We are currently looking for leaders for the following teams:

  • AI Studio: Responsible for developing a product that allows customers to customize their Box AI experience according to their specific needs.
  • Shield: Building advanced security capabilities such as integrating AI into automated classification, enhancing device security posture checks, extending security measures down to endpoint protection, and more.
  • Metadata: Empowering customers to add additional context to their files and transform them into actionable content. The adoption of Metadata Platform is rapidly increasing as it becomes essential internally for products like Shield, Relay Sign Governance while also being leveraged by our customers in custom applications.
  • Carnival: Reimagining user experiences for metadata features during what we see as an inflection point in the traditional Enterprise Content Management market.
  • Relay: Box Relay is one of the core capabilities of Box platform, which enables them to automate routine workflows. This product saves time for millions of users, and allows them to focus on truly creative and meaningful tasks.

Your expertise is essential to our journey in shaping tomorrow's content management landscape!

Who you are

  • Ideally, you have over 2 years of experience as a software engineering manager, leading teams responsible for high-scale production services.
  • You possess at least 5 years of professional software development experience, contributing to the development of full-stack web applications and/or distributed systems.
  • You excel at aligning and executing new technical ideas, demonstrating an understanding of best practices.
  • Proven experience in driving effective execution with agile processes in a dynamic environment.
  • A people-oriented leader, capable of modelling and fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture.
  • Exceptional at communicating, passionate about technology and committed to raising the bar.
  • Experience working with distributed teams across different time zones is advantageous.
  • Proficient in English.

Bonus Points

  • Hands-on experience designing and building cloud-native architecture for AWS, GCP, or similar.
  • Expertise in architecting, designing, and operationalizing container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
  • Familiarity with Service Mesh technologies such as Istio or other Envoy-based solutions.
  • Passion for open source and staying abreast of community developments.
  • Strong understanding of Linux systems and networking fundamentals.
  • Proven track record of building tooling, automation, and/or services in languages like Go, Python, Java, or Ruby.


  • Lead a team of experienced engineers in Poland.
  • Define the team's roadmap, execution plans, and take ownership of project delivery.
  • Develop team members through 1:1s, career planning, coaching discussions, and hiring.
  • Uphold values by building a collaborative, inclusive team focused on customer impact.
  • Cultivate a culture of excellence through emphasis on execution, quality, and scale.
  • Organize stand-ups, sprint planning, technical discussions, and manage sprint task statuses.
  • Collaborate with product teams to scope new features, provide project estimates, and inform quarterly commitments.
  • Work with cross-functional partners and stakeholders to ensure the team delivers significant business impact.
  • Represent Box internally and externally.


  • Passion for building distributed systems for large-scale, high-volume applications.
  • Dedication to solving complex problems using data-driven solutions.
  • Belief in deploying all infrastructure as code.
  • Ownership mentality, striving for work that you are proud of, both technically and in team interactions.
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, disability, and any other protected ground of discrimination under applicable human rights legislation.
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