Security Engineer, Vulnerability Management

Remote - US; Remote - CanadaUnited StatesNorth AmericaCanadaNorth America

Role Description

The Dropbox team is growing, and we’re looking for a security engineer to join our team. In this role, you’ll be part of a small team dedicated to performing Vulnerability Management at Dropbox. We are looking to hire junior team members to help us expand and improve our tooling. We collaborate closely with teams across the company to improve security. Our team culture rewards solid ownership, partnership, and discipline in how we develop. You’ll thrive in our team if you love making a difference, navigating through ambiguity, and supporting a culture of innovation and collaboration


  • #BeWorthyOfTrust: Partner with teams to improve the security bar at Dropbox in order to protect customer data
  • You will learn to automate security tasks with senior team members in order to expand Vulnerability Management tooling at Dropbox
  • You will learn to perform structured security risk assessments of current and new vulnerabilities and move vulnerabilities through the life-cycle of prioritization, mitigation, and remediation
  • Contribute to security strategies for new vulnerability management initiatives
  • Contribute to delivery of cross team initiatives
  • Participate in on-call rotation for vulnerability security issues


  • An interest in cyber security, with some self-study or formal education
  • Familiarity with scripting (Python preferred but not required)
  • Related experience is a plus (work related, extra curricular, volunteer, self directed study)
  • A curiosity to study the current environment and partner with teams to improve their security

Total Rewards

Our Engineering Career Framework is viewable by anyone outside the company and describes what’s expected for our engineers at each of our career levels. Check out our blog post on this topic and more here. For candidates hired in Colorado, the expected salary/On-Target Earnings (OTE) range for the role is $125,800 - $148,000 - 170,200. 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.

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