Product Manager, Data Platform

Product Manager, Data Platform

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Company Description

Dropbox is a leading global collaboration platform that's transforming the way people work together, from the smallest business to the largest enterprise. With more than 500 million registered users across more than 180 countries, our mission is to design a more enlightened way of working. From our headquarters in San Francisco to eight dedicated Studios and a worldwide team of employees who choose where they work best, our Virtual First approach is leading the way into the future of work.

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

The Data Platform team's mission is to help power growth for Dropbox through trustworthy and easy to use data. Our technologies power business insights, analytics, reporting, machine learning, and data applications across the company.

As a Data Platform Product Manager,  you will be responsible for defining the strategy, and developing a delightful user flow with the right tools that are used to generate, manage, and consume data at Dropbox. Our teams will deliver on that vision so that everyone at dropbox can easily leverage the power of our data.

We are seeking an experienced,   product manager who is passionate about developing delightful data workflows, and defining the the future products for how data is generated and used. You will own the tools, infrastructure, and processes, that empowers our analysts, data engineers and scientists to rapidly convert activity on the Dropbox platform to actionable insights powering decision making in the company. You will be responsible for defining how data becomes easy to use and discover at Dropbox, as well as the roadmap for how we get there.


  • Establish the future for data engineering products. Think outside of the box and encourage others to do the same.
  • Lead large, cross-functional groups of engineers across Data Strategy, Data Platform, and Data Engineering to deliver on our mission. 
  • Build alignment across product teams, cross-functional partners (FP&A, Marketing, Operations, Customer Experience, Data Science, etc.) and Leadership/Executive team
  • Be efficient at  execution and  shipping products that solve technical and operational problems for our users.
  • Be effective and communicating clearly and concisely with engineering and product leadership, and influence our technical strategy
  • Develop the product roadmap and build alignment on prioritization to drive product execution 
  • Create processes for collecting feedback from users, and prioritizing requests across business stakeholders
  • Define OKRs to inform product success and health


  • 10+ years of experience as a Product Manager
  • Experience in crafting and helping build improving data productivity, quality, and automating/optimizing data workflows.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally in a highly collaborative environment
  • Passion to understand customer needs and a strong motivation to solve their problems
  • Demonstrated empathy for key data management pain points, and a track record of leadership in building products for data engineers or data scientists
  • Strong analytical skills to make data-driven decisions 
  • You care about diversity and contribute to a psychologically safe environment for all our employees, customers, and partners.
  • Strong understanding of technical architecture and data infrastructure principles
  • Experience with establishing product process 
  • Experience with managing complex cross team prioritization

Total Rewards

For candidates hired in Colorado, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is $153,000 - $180,000 - $207,000.

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.

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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