Engineering Manager II, Box Sign

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Kubernetes AWS GCP Docker


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.


We are seeking an Engineering Manager to lead one of our engineering teams within the Box Sign organisation in Amsterdam. This role requires a proactive leader adept at managing high-performing teams, to deliver innovative products that are part of our business-critical systems, ensuring high quality and reliability. As the leader of this group, you will leverage your technical and managerial skills to guide your team’s development, ensuring their growth aligns with our strategic goals. Your responsibilities will include overseeing the entire project lifecycle—from initial planning and execution to final delivery. Additionally, you will foster strong collaborative relationships across the organisation to ensure alignment on project priorities and execution, driving collective success.


  • A minimum of three years of direct experience leading engineering teams.
  • Over five years of technical experience in building full-stack web applications within large-scale, distributed, and business-critical systems.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud technologies, including AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Demonstrated expertise in applying the Testing Pyramid methodology to ensure efficient and effective test coverage.
  • Solid understanding and experience with service reliability concepts, including SLOs (Service Level Objectives) and SLIs (Service Level Indicators).
  • Proven coaching skills with a track record of effectively developing team members and managing performance.
  • Proven responsibility for the delivery and execution of team projects.
  • Skilled in driving stakeholder alignment on team priorities and execution to ensure cohesive project outcomes.


  • Lead a team of 7-9 backend and frontend engineers, ensuring a high standard of technical proficiency and teamwork.
  • Maintain and enhance the quality and stability of business-critical services under your supervision.
  • Ensure timely delivery of team projects aligned with company objectives.
  • Provide mentorship and support career development for team members.
  • Address and manage team performance effectively.
  • Promote and implement technological advancements within the organisation.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams to develop and execute the technical and product roadmap.
  • Facilitate clear and consistent communication with all stakeholders to ensure project alignment and transparency.

Box lives its values, with community and in-person collaboration being a core part of our culture. Boxers are expected to work from their assigned office a minimum of 2 days per week, with a focus on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Your Recruiter will share more about how we work and company culture during the hiring process.

Head-over-heels about this role — but not sure you meet all the requirements? Apply anyway! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Box, we take a big-picture approach to hiring that fosters authenticity, diversity, and inclusion. If you're passionate about this opportunity, chances are, you shine pretty bright.


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, or disability status.

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