Tag: engineering

20 Feb 2014 · by Kimber Lockhard
Twenty-thousand-dollar grand-prize winner Danaë Metaxa-Kakavouli joined by fellow finalists Namrata Das, Priscilla Rodriguez, Omar Arriaga, and Jessie Duan (left to right). We’re excited to announce the award recipients of the 2013-2014 Box Engineering Diversity Scholarship! At Box, we believe...
07 Feb 2014 · by Peter Potrebic
The other day an excellent young engineer at Box asked me what qualities I see in myself that have allowed me to be successful while working remotely. You see, I've been working remotely for 16+ years all the while working at cool companies in Silicon Valley or San Francisco. We walked and talked a...
19 Apr 2012 · by Ketki Warudkar
Most people think of a hackathon as an event where engineers work feverishly to build a cool new project or tool in a short amount of time. Here, it’s much more than that; it’s both a tradition and a challenge that engineers as well as the rest of the company – including recruiting, HR, sales and...
18 Aug 2011 · by Benjamin VanEvery
Writing software at a start-up company comes with a lot of perks. It also comes with a hefty project load, which makes it easy to get caught up in the development cycle and lose sight the big picture. We never want this to happen to engineers at Box, since we believe that our software developers –...
06 Jul 2011 · by Sam Ghods
Like many services on the web, Box's search technology started out by indexing every file into a single large database. After experiencing massive growth over the past few years, (we now store over 360 million files, and that number increases by nearly one million every day) our team realized that...