Data Engineer, Finance - Location Flexible

San Francisco, CA; Remote - US

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Posted 1 month ago

Role Description

As a Data Engineer focused on Growth, you will be a key partner for our Analytics, Growth Marketing and Product teams at Dropbox. You will play a crucial role in areas such as revenue forecasting and analytics, improving our technical infrastructure critical for analyzing business results, and measuring the success of strategic initiatives. Your work will play an important part in ensuring Dropbox makes sound financial and strategic decisions that drive sustainable business growth. You’ll get substantial senior leadership exposure, focusing real-time on the highest priority business issues, and being plugged into every facet of our business.


  • Work with internal partners to oversee and improve the technical infrastructure critical for analyzing business results
  • Define key Finance metrics focused on customer growth, retention and subscription revenue
  • Create dashboards and reports to regularly communicate business results to executive leadership
  • Produce ideas for exploratory analysis that shape future projects and growth initiatives
  • Collaborate with business partners in Product, Finance, and Analytics on special projects
  • Automate core processes like subscription revenue forecasting to enable financial analysts to focus on priority business issues


  • 5-8 years experience using data to empower and drive business decisions; examples include roles in analytics, data science, or strategy consulting
  • Bachelors’ or above in CS, Engineering, Physics, Math, Statistics, Business, Economics or related field
  • You bring significant experience with SQL, Python and large datasets
  • You have a consistent track record of being able to work independently and engage with business partners with minimal direction
  • You love to troubleshoot issues and solve puzzles
  • You sweat the details and maintain a high level of integrity in your work
  • You can demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills

Benefits and Perks

  • Generous company contribution toward individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off 
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)
Job tags: Consulting Economics Engineering Finance Marketing Python SQL
Job region(s): North America Remote/Anywhere