Senior Platform Engineer, ( Distribution)
Postman is the world's leading collaboration platform for API development. Postman's features simplify each step of building an API & streamline collaboration to help create better APIs—faster. More than 28 million developers & 500,000 organizations worldwide use Postman today, and we continue to strive humbly towards our mission of 100 million connected developers & serving companies as they seek to innovate in an API-first world. Our customers are doing more and more astounding things with the Postman product every day, and as a result, we are growing rapidly.
We highly recommend reading The "API-First World" graphic novel to understand the bigger picture & our vision at Postman.
About the Team:
The Web Platform team is responsible for the underlying architecture of Postman's web development lifecycle. The team builds and owns SDKs, tools, services & infrastructure that help our product teams build great user experiences and interfaces.
We are looking for a senior engineer who’ll initiate and drive strategic architectural changes and maintains a high bar for engineering practices in the team. We need a technical leader who keeps our solutions' reliability and quality high. You’ll work closely with engineering leaders and our product teams to achieve our mission of creating the next 100M developers in the world.
What you’ll do:
Drive strategic technical initiatives to improve the adoption of our new Web Platform.
Design, develop, and maintain robust solutions to help our developers build and deploy changes quickly and efficiently.
Being an agent of change to improve our architecture and tech stack in the CI/CD flow.
Identify emerging technologies and patterns that simplify building and maintaining large Single Page web applications.
Advocate for best practices that improve reliability, security, performance, or quality.
Perform code reviews and provide mentoring through them.
Mentor early-career and experienced engineers to bring out the best in them and help them succeed at Postman.
5+ years of hands-on software engineering experience.
Experience distributing large single-page applications with millions of users worldwide and hundreds of contributors with fast release cycles.
A deep understanding of the capabilities and constraints of the web platform.
Experience designing great APIs/libraries that are well-designed, tested, and documented.
Experience with designing and implementing CI/CD flows.
You have experience with modern web tooling; Webpack, Babel, Jest, Playwright
Experience collaborating across engineering teams.
Experience in driving technical initiatives and keeping business outcomes in focus.
You can take complex problems and break them into smaller tasks
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Nice to have:
A passion for teaching and making others more productive.
A willingness to get into the unglamorous details of building modern distributed systems.
Experience implementing the distribution of a Microfrontend architecture.
Experience and Excitement towards working with global, distributed teams.
Alignment with our Values.
An innate curiosity about how things work.
At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency and honest communication about not only successes, but also failures. In our work, we focus on specific goals that add up to a larger vision. Our inclusive work culture ensures that everyone is valued equally as important pieces of our final product. We are dedicated to delivering the best products we can.
We offer competitive salary and benefits, and a flexible schedule working with a fun, collaborative team. Enjoy full medical coverage, unlimited PTO, and a monthly lunch stipend. Yes, seriously. We want you to eat well wherever you’re at.) Plus, our wellness program will help you stay healthy from your location with fitness-related reimbursements. Our frequent and fascinating virtual team-building events will keep you connected, while our donation-matching program can support the causes you care about. We’re building a long-term company with an inclusive culture where everyone can be the best version of themselves, and we want you to be part of it.
This position requires you to be present in our Bangalore office on Mondays,Wednesdays & Fridays.