Who Are We?

Postman is the world’s leading API platform, used by more than 30 million developers and 500,000 organizations, including 98% of the Fortune 500. Postman is helping developers and professionals across the globe build the API-first world by simplifying each step of the API lifecycle and streamlining collaboration—enabling users to create better APIs, faster.

The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has an office in Bangalore, where it was founded. Postman is privately held, with funding from Battery Ventures, BOND, Coatue, CRV, Insight Partners, and Nexus Venture Partners. Learn more at postman.com or connect with Postman on Twitter via @getpostman.

P.S: We highly recommend reading The "API-First World" graphic novel to understand the bigger picture and our vision at Postman.

About the Team:

The Data team at Postman serves as a central platform and analytics hub, addressing the diverse requirements of the entire organization. With over 70% of the organization actively engaged with our data tools, our data engineers and analysts collaborate seamlessly to meet the ever-growing demands. Operating as a lean and autonomous unit, we entrust each team member with responsibilities, fostering a culture of delegation and trust that ensures tasks are brought to successful fruition.

What you'll be doing:

We are in search of a seasoned Senior Engineering Manager, steering the course for our data engineering initiatives and concurrently overseeing the expansion of our existing data infrastructure. This role also entails active involvement in security and data governance endeavors.

As the Senior Engineering Manager for the Data Engineering Team, your responsibilities will include:

  1. Grasping the overarching vision of Postman and rallying the team to collaboratively work towards its realization, all while upholding the highest engineering standards.

  2. Taking charge of the end-to-end data platform - data ingestions, transformations, warehousing, BI etc. - crafting multi-quarter roadmaps, adeptly navigating constraints, and prioritizing tasks for optimal efficiency.

  3. Nurturing the team's growth and progression by engaging in meaningful discussions with team members about their career development. Ensure their advancement aligns with the long-term vision and broader business objectives.

  4. Recognizing and emphasizing the critical importance of data initiatives to the business, defining and taking ownership of roadmaps, project milestones, and effectively communicating key information to stakeholders.

  5. Planning and spearheading initiatives within the data team, ensuring seamless execution and alignment with organizational goals.

About You:

  • 8+ years of experience developing complex, distributed data applications.

  • Proficient with one or more programming languages (Python, Golang, Javascript)

  • 4+ years of experience in people management and building cohesive teams.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on team orientation; effective communication (both verbal and written) across a wide range of roles.

  • Comfortable expressing a point of view and experienced in collaborating and respectfully challenging other stakeholders.

Nice to have:

  • Good understanding of data warehousing, business analytics, and data pipelines.

  • Previous experience with large-scale data systems.

If you are an experienced leader with a passion for driving data engineering excellence and are ready to take on the challenges of scaling infrastructure while championing security and governance, we invite you to apply for the role of Senior Engineering Manager at Postman. Join us in shaping the future of our data landscape!

Our Values:

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.

What Else?

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.

 

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