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 workspaces team is responsible for establishing workspaces as a source of truth in Postman. Workspaces are the core of our Postman API Platform and are responsible for enabling seamless API collaboration. With more than 30M users on our platform, this team is responsible for solving challenges in API collaboration across multiple pillars like API development, testing, prototyping, discovery, distribution & change management. The team owns tier-0/1 business critical systems handling ~21M requests on a daily basis and this will just continue to grow. The work of this team directly impacts Postman’s end users, experience and business in multiple ways thereby contributing towards our larger organization goals like Monthly Active Users, Self-serve revenue & Sales-serve revenue.

We are looking for an experienced engineering leader who will help in taking workspaces to next level. This person will lead a key set of initiatives that needs close working with the community, product and business stakeholders to improve the end user experience, constantly strive towards excellence to establish Postman as the best tool for API collaboration. Apart from this, he/she would oversees the complete technical landscape to deliver the best integrated product experience for our Postman users, own & drive the engineering/technical strategy for the team to not just meet product requirements but help it scale for next 2-5 years by having futuristic lens.

Our goal is to have 100M connected developers and we want to you to join us in this amazing journey.

What You’ll Do:

  • Understand the vision and the bigger picture of Postman and ensure the team fully understands and appreciates how their work fits into the larger scheme of things.

  • Grow and develop teams, drive conversations with the engineers on topics such as career development, and align their growth with the long term vision and wider business needs.

  • Own & drive the engineering/technical strategy for the team, deliver business critical initiatives in specified timeline and actively contribute towards product roadmap to drive the maximum impact for Postman by defining the team’s vision, mission, & strategy.

  • Participate in the end-to-end recruiting process, hiring & on-boarding exceptional engineering talent.

  • Define, measure & own key metrics for the performance of your and your team’s functional areas.

  • Identify broader problems (Product features, End User Experience, Technology & Business), provide multi quarter roadmaps to the team, embrace constraints and prioritize effectively by working with stakeholders & leadership.

  • Collaborate & Partner with peers in Product, Design & Engineering to craft the best building blocks, guidelines, & standards, & evolve the team’s vision, mission & strategy.

  • Be well versed in S/W architecture and design. Be ready to be a part of design reviews (& code reviews) and ensure right decisions are made across the development lifecycle (Both front end and back end). Raise the bar for engineering standards, tooling and processes.

  • You are responsible for the End User Experience, Performance, Security & High availability of the product and will work towards 99.99 availability.

  • Be the custodian of operational & customer excellence when it comes to on-calls/incidents/performance/bugs/UX-issues.

  • Provide measurable OKRs for the team and promote a culture of real time employee feedback.

  • Regularly recognize and celebrate individual engineer’s achievements, both big and small, while emphasizing the importance of team success.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science related field or equivalent practical experience

  • Min. 7 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, JavaScript, NodeJS).

  • 3 years of experience in a technical leadership role building exceptional products that deliver a delightful experience for end customers.

  • 2+ years of experience in people management.

  • Experience building Micro services architectures.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Lots of smiles & empathy.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in building customer based products at scale.

  • Experience working on standardizing and solving common problems in engineering in a growing company

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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