Product Manager, Backup Experience


Role Description

As a Product Manager on the Dropbox Backup team, you will play a crucial role in improving how our users backup and restore their content. You will be responsible for identifying and driving Backup infrastructure and foundational initiatives that improve user experience, accelerate product velocity and enable Dropbox to meet the needs of new and existing users. You will be working with an amazing team of product managers, engineers, and designers from across teams and functions.


  • Build the strategy and roadmap for the Backup foundation area.
  • Work with engineering teams, product managers and designers to deliver a scalable architecture that not just meets current needs, but considers future growth scenarios.
  • Be an expert at prioritization — balance the roadmap with new capabilities, architectural improvements, and operational excellence.
  • Define clear outcomes that measure customer and business impact with the ability to analyze them and utilize them in decision-making processes.
  • Obsess over outcomes and know where best to invest the team’s valuable time. Share insights and results throughout the company to evangelize the high-impact foundational work of the area across Dropbox.
  • Align and partner with product teams and cross-functional leadership across Dropbox to drive outcomes that support Dropbox’s company-wide strategy.


  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Business, Applied Math or Statistics, or relevant experience
  • 4+ years of product management experience
  • A deep understanding and empathy for end-users — you love building products that make our customers feel joy, delight and trust
  • Ability to grasp complex technical concepts and system-designs, comfortable participating in technical discussions and help make technical trade-offs
  • Impact driven and a consistent history of delivering measurable results for both users and the business
  • Proven ability to collaborate with engineering teams and cross-functional partners in a highly collaborative environment

Total Rewards

At Dropbox, we strive to be a great place for all Dropboxers to grow and be recognized for that growth. This job posting reflects broad requirements, and represents two potential levels of role. Through our assessment process, we will identify your level that ties to compensation based on your experience and technical expertise along with the scope of the role. 
For candidates hired in Colorado, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is $114,200 – $134,400 – $154,600 if you are assessed at the IC2 level.  If you are instead assessed at the IC3 level, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is $137,400 – $161,600 – $185,800.
This salary/OTE range represents the low, middle, and high end of the salary or OTE (Sales roles) range for this position, and is subject to change. To determine a Dropboxer’s starting pay we carefully consider a variety of factors, including primary work location and an evaluation of a candidate’s skills, experience, market demands, and internal parity. This position may be considered a promotional opportunity.
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 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, 11 Company-wide PTO days, 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.