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Senior Frontend Engineer, Client Platform



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

The Opportunity

Postman’s Client Platform team seeks a Senior Engineer to lead development efforts on our new web architecture and performance tracks. This is your chance to shape how Postman’s current and future products are built and delivered to our customers. Your work will immediately impact our 30+ million customers and will be crucial in our journey to 100 million connected developers. In this role, you’ll collaborate with leaders and engineers across Postman to assist in architecting solutions and proactively identify opportunities to improve our web platform. You work with other senior engineers and leaders in Client Platform to set our roadmap and strategy and act as an internal tech evangelist to continuously improve web development at Postman.

About the Team

The Client Platform team is a global engineering organization responsible for creating a “paved path” for all Postmanauts to develop and release web-based applications. Our platform is the foundation that hundreds of engineers at Postman rely on daily to deliver new features and improvements to over 30 million customers. We manage everything from build tooling and shared libraries to development infrastructure, best practices and our cross-platform desktop application.

Traits That Will Make You Successful

  • You communicate clearly and listen effectively. You seek new perspectives and build trust with your colleagues
  • You love the challenge of constraints and excel at finding creative solutions
  • You take ownership of problems, not solutions, and celebrate success as a team

Your Experience

  • 6+ years in software engineering
  • Deep understanding of modern web practices and the associated technologies(JavaScript, TypeScript, React, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead technical projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience mentoring and helping develop other engineers
  • Bonus: You’ve been a part of performance initiatives and are familiar with the techniques and tools used to create fast and responsive web applications.

Our values

At Postman, we create with the same curiosity that we see in our users. We value transparency & 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.

What else?

If the role is based in the greater San Francisco area, and the reasonably estimated salary for this role ranges from $216,750 to $255,451, plus a competitive equity package. Actual compensation is based on the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition to our pay-on-performance philosophy, we offer a comprehensive set of benefits, including full medical coverage, flexible PTO, wellness reimbursement, and a monthly lunch stipend. Salaries will vary outside of the listed metropolitan areas & the U.S.

Equal opportunity

Postman is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Postman does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Postman will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Postman.