Engineering Manager, Collaboration Core - Bangalore

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About the Team

The collaboration core team is responsible for enabling seamless collaboration in Postman across multiple user journeys. 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 which enables seamless collaboration in Postman. 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 making collaboration an end-to-end seamless experience for our users. 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


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